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El Oso Flojo Lodge

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in the Los Ositos room. It was perfect as we were traveling with a 3 year old. The shower was an awesome rain shower. The dual sinks were nice. It was very clean and the gentleman who checked us in was the owner. He was super nice and helpful. The room AC units were enough to keep us... More 

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Thank Holly C
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent two nights here while on our way to Big Bend. We had read about the spring fed pool at Balmorhea State Park and wanted to try it out. I think there are only 3 hotels in Balmorhea and I wouldn't want to stay at the other two. Visitors need to count their blessing that this... More 

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Thank Texasstarr
Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

Me and my family planned to traveled from Austin to Balmorhea to visit the state park for four days and three nights but needed a place to lay our heads, so after a quick web search and viewing online pics I decided on El Oso Flojo. I called and reserved the two room suite named El Osito (room 20). I... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here one night during our road trip through the Big Bend region. Each room is different, we stayed in The Bubba room. Owner was nice, we arrived around 9 pm and he was there to get us checked in. The room was very clean. Two double beds, tv, good sized high table with two barstools, microwave and small... More 

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Thank TexasAggiesFab5
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Upon arrival, there was no one on site. About 15 minutes later, a young man arrived and gave us "El Bubba" (each room is named), a quirky room decorated in kind of a hunting lodge style more in line with what a man would find suitable (can I say here that I used to work at a hotel and would... More 

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Thank Kelly C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

We had to stop because we couldn't see because of the snow. We got lucky this hotel is very clean and nice. The guy at the front desk was very nice and helpful. Will keep this place in mind for future road trips. The courtyard was beautiful covered in snow

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Thank GEORGETTE G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Slept in standstill traffic for over seven hours. Finally made it to the exit needed to head to this inn. Much needed shower and bed! Cozy little place seems to me the best in town. The owner and her son are very kind and quick to prepare a room! Rooms even have a nice balcony :)

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Thank Alani A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

We are headed back home and decided to try our luck in Balmorhea rather than on the interstate, and am really glad we did. The hotel is cute, and the interior of our room (#1) is pretty and comfortable. There's a nice interior courtyard. it's quiet and comfy, and very convenient to the owners little Mexican restaurant across the irrigation... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

We stopped for the night at Flojo's on a trip across Texas and found it to be a very good choice. It is certainly a very nice break from the cookie-cutter motels along the highways of America. Everything was clean, tidy and the service was nice, too. If you're up for something a little different... Give it a whirl!

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Thank Piquarick
Haifa, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Clean rooms ,we had 4 of them ,....mine had a killer view of the Davis mountains. Nice big showers , Good cold air blowin' AC units ,.....what more could you ask for ?.....Spent the day at San Solomon Springs ,then went on a motorcycle ride to Ft. Davis ,.....the room was welcome after that long day. A couple of decent... More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about El Oso Flojo Lodge

Address: 208 North San Angelo Street, Balmorhea, TX 79718
Location: United States > Texas > Balmorhea
Price Range: $79 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
El Oso Flojo Hotel Balmorhea
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