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Great Little Book Store

Understandably focused on contemporary art and criticism, given the presence of the Chinati... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
397DawnH
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Riverside, California
Obscure but good chili

If u like obscure art books written by obscure writers, this place in the St George Hotel is the... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2019
gmharmon
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Pensacola, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Understandably focused on contemporary art and criticism, given the presence of the Chinati Foundation here. Most people don't know that the hotel in which the bookstore is located was, at one time we were told, all bookstore. Upper floors were added later.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 5, 2019 via mobile

If u like obscure art books written by obscure writers, this place in the St George Hotel is the place for you. I pretended interest for a couple of minutes and zipped into the hotel bar for one of the best bowls of Texas chili...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank gmharmon
Reviewed February 22, 2019 via mobile

After reading the glowing reviews of this bookstore, I was disturbed to find it small, Stark, and without very much selection. I also did not find any unique housewares or other things that would tempt me. Not much in the children’s book department, that’s for...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Melody L
Reviewed February 20, 2019 via mobile

I am a book person. I collect books and when traveling I am always looking for the local bookstore. Marfa Books is small , well organized and stocked with great art books of many types. I found unique literature here also. I purchased a couple...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Dawn D
Reviewed November 29, 2018

The Marfa Book Company continues the iconic feel of the Hotel Saint George in both its ambience and offerings. It is more than just a unique book store and also showcases local art, houseware and clothing. Going beyond the retail experience, this bookstore provides a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed August 10, 2018

This shop has a perfectly curated Marfa vibe. We stop in here every time we're in town. I've found some fantastic gifts, and plenty of things for me, too. A great selection of books, cards, etc. - and some high quality/good looking Marfa shirts.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

The store I used to know and love is gone. In its place is a sleek, cold space with a young female clerk who didn't even greet me when I came in and spent the entire time messing with her phone.Where is the old guy...More

Date of experience: July 2018
5  Thank Debra C
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Excellent art books and local history books. Nice to have option to wander in and check things out while staying at Hotel Saint George which we love!!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 21, 2018

The books and merchandise were cool but very expensive. I think I went in with the wrong idea. Also a little peeved that the guy in the store never said a word to us even as we were the only ones browsing.

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank wherewithalicia
Reviewed May 12, 2018

We stopped in on an unusually cold day for April, Some of your party wanted to explore Marfa more, others just wanted to rest and get out of the cold. The Book company allowed us just that. They have a very interesting selections of books,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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They have standard business hours, but because they are open to the hotel lobby if there is no one in the Book Store you can check out with the desk staff.
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