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Cactus Motel

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  • Excellent26%
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Jul 16, 2015
“They have no clue!”
Jun 26, 2015
“Decrepit room, unfriendly staff”
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

I called to book a room for this weekend about a month ago. I was told they had 2 rooms available, gave payment info and secured room. Received a call that there was a mistake and the rooms were double booked and mine was unavailable....More

2  Thank Braulio D
Reviewed June 26, 2015

the room was substandard - bathroom door did not close and had been punched or kicked in, the shower/tub was stained or dirty, same for shower curtain, stains on the ceiling, no clean feeling anywhere. The manager had insisted two nights required, but did not...More

2  Thank Anny W
Reviewed May 20, 2015

On the stretch from El Paso to San Antonio, everyone knows there are not many places to stop over night. So we weren't sure where we would stay. One possibility was this place (Cactus Motel) in Balmorhea, TX, just off of the 10. We had...More

6  Thank Heinz G
Reviewed July 10, 2014

The owner is a character but very friendly and the place appears to be a bit run-down or not open. But don't let that deter you, it's laid-back with a good small town feel. There is nothing fancy about it but the rooms are clean...More

2  Thank Aggie1994
Reviewed June 23, 2014

I have visited Balmorhea at least once a month for the past 6+ years. I have stayed multiple times in every motel in Balmorhea. I don't really have any complaints about any of the motels but my money goes to Joy at the Cactus hotel...More

5  Thank dgreenh
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United States > Texas > Balmorhea
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"Upstairs facing away from the road"
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"Ask for a room on the irrigation canal side, it's quieter. Weekends are a two-night minimum."
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"The back side of the hotel with the canal running by are very calming with the sound of the running water..."
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"It is definitely more fun to be downstairs on the back by the creek. The sound of the creek--when at peak..."
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