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Vara Guest House

341 Gold St PO Box 355, Garden City, TX 79739
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Vara Guest House is a bed and breakfast establishment offering affordable, unique accommodations with amenities including hot tub, fitness room with far-infrared sauna, pool table, peaceful outdoor spaces, complimentary beer and wine, and a full hot breakfast, in a charming 1907 home with modern conveniences. Vara Guest House also offers cabins for rent by the night or week. Garden City is a quiet West Texas town established in 1886, and is located approximately 36 miles southeast of Midland, 27 miles south of Big Spring, and is also conveniently located near Big Lake and Sterling City. Nearby attractions include CAF Airpower Museum, Susie’s South Forty Candy Factory, Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center, the Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Christoval Vineyards and Winery, and more. We invite you to stay with us for a night, weekend, or longer, and experience the relaxing simplicity of life at our “oasis in the desert.”
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot tub
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Board games / puzzles
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Bar / lounge
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Fax / photocopying
Non-smoking hotel
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
Private check-in / check-out
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Air conditioning
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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341 Gold St PO Box 355, Garden City, TX 79739
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Paul wrote a review Sep 2020
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Awesome amenities and hosts. I had stayed there for business and went back for some R&R. The master suite had a Jacuzzi, were I started my day. Getting to use a great fully stocked kitchen is a big plus. These guys are more than hosts, now they are lifelong friends forever.
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Date of stay: September 2020
Response from Alex Vara, Owner at Vara Guest House
Responded Sep 3, 2020
Thank you SO Much Brother Paul for the Awesome review. It was truly our pleasure to be able to host you and your wonderful wife recently. Y’all make such a beautiful couple. We had a great time hangin’ out with you two and we definitely look forward to seeing you both again next year. Stay safe and healthy out there and May God Bless You All! 🙏🏽✝️🇺🇸🤗
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Jamie Hughes wrote a review Jul 2020
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My husband and I stay was awesome!!! We stayed in the main house in the Master Suite. Super clean, relaxing, and got lots for good rest. Alex and Cindi were wonderful and very accommodating, we also enjoyed sitting outside in their beautiful yard for drinks in the evenings. Thanks for the great stay!!
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled on business
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Response from Alex Vara, Owner at Vara Guest House
Responded Jul 25, 2020
Thank y’all SO VERY MUCH for taking time out to share this Wonderful Five Star ⭐️ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ review. We’re SO glad that you both enjoyed your stay with us and we really enjoyed meeting you all and especially the nights we had the opportunity to get to know one another and share stories about our lives. This is what we LOVE most about having the opportunity to host Awesome people such as yourselves. Y’all take care and we sure hope that our paths will cross again someday. God Bless You and Yours! 🙏🏽🤗✝️🇺🇸
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Thomas wrote a review May 2020
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Best place I've stayed in all of Texas. Charming house, beautifully kept and decorated, all the amenities you could need, friendly and generous owners. Loved it! Hope I get the chance to come back soon!
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Date of stay: May 2020
Timothy L wrote a review Oct 2019
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I have been a guest for over a year now. I am extremely satisfied with my experience. Alex has been accommodating and makes you feel welcome. I find it quiet and comfortable. I would recommend Vara Guest House to anyone.
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Traveled on business
tracey f wrote a review Oct 2019
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Hey y'all, My husband and I are staying here due to hubby's work been here since July probably here till after first of 2020. Such a nice clean very friendly atmosphere to be staying in. Fun get together on the weekend's watching football or whatever out in the back yard. Employees are as friendly as the owners!! Also pet friendly which is super plus for us!! Highly recommend a stay here!!
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Frequently Asked Questions about Vara Guest House
What are some of the property amenities at Vara Guest House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Vara Guest House?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Vara Guest House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Vara Guest House?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Vara Guest House?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center during their stay.
Is Vara Guest House located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.2 miles away from the center of Garden City.
Are pets allowed at Vara Guest House?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.