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El Cosmico

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with family including small chiffren. The place is an experience but for those who prefer a bit more comfort, one night is enough to experience el cosmico. To be honest, considering that we are travelling with a baby, only a visit of the place would have been enough. Staff really friendly and helpful when we cancelled our second... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and a friend stayed here for 2 nights the stay was great, very beautiful however the front desk staff was not so nice. She was very short and non-inviting. It seemed as if she didnt want to be there. Maybe she had one too many beers I could totally smell it on her breathe as her attempt to hide... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

I spent one night at El Cosmico during a trip in Texas. The atmosphere is really... different: like camping but back to the 70's. Moreover, there's something magic there... Maybe the desert around, maybe the lights... Who knows... The place is nice and if you want to spend a couple of days in Marfa, this is the place.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

On a girls trip we stayed at El Cosmico. The two younger girls stayed in a teepee and the two older girls in a trailer. We had a great time using the amenities, i.e.: hammocks under a star filled sky. I would suggest visiting El Cosmico in cooler weather as our trailer was warm upon arrival. We slept with the... More 

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Thank Maytorena
Waco, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

And to get one thing straight up front, glamping is an upgrade from actual camping and not a rustic hotel experience. No concierge, no room service. El Cosmico is a pretty unique experience. The trailers are spaced out fairly well and each has a "yard"; mine had three cottontails at once one evening. The deck is great for hanging out... More 

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San Leandro, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Arrived in Marfa, asked for a camping recommendation, and ended up at this facility. The 2 check-in staff were the most mute I've ever encountered, they offered a map of the property and little else. The bath and toilet facilities were very crude, with little privacy and funky equipment, and over-exposed for stormy weather. Overpriced for what we got. Not... More 

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Thank Sandi S
Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

The allure of this place is done right. You look up their website to find sprawling photos of vintage trailers mixed in-between tipi and yurts. Lots of vague literature about the cosmos, hippies, nomads and some word they created to make lazy trendy, "manaifesto." Also, everyone knows Beyonce visited here!!! They make it seem like they have created a very... More 

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Durango, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

We could not rent a teepee due to an event ...aka book early! Stayed in our own tent in the tent city under a billion stars. Fantastic facilities-hot tubs, hammock shed, outdoor kitchen, outdoor showers and don't miss the gift/art shop. Close proximity to all things Marfa.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Love this place for people that love things that are off the beaten path, interesting, and with perfect attention to detail! We stayed in a trailer (battleship) and would recommend that to anyone traveling with a dog or anyone that likes a teeny bit of space! (A lot of the trailers are smaller!) It's "In the middle of nowhere" but... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

I LOVE this place! Such a wonderful experience "glamping"! We stayed in a yurt which was fabulous and very accommodating, but I would recommend only in the cooler months as it does get stuffy during the day (no AC, fans only). The whole areas just has such a cool vibe, easy to relax and read, lay in a hammock, and... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
El Cosmico is an 21 acre nomadic hotel and campground in Marfa, Texas. In keeping with the belief that life should be a balance of adventure and do-nothingness we offer shelter, occasional entertainment, opportunity for learning/doing/making, and access to the majesty of the high plains desert. From its wide open spaces to the vast canopy of stars above, El Cosmico provides temporary liberation from the built world. It is second home to intrepid travelers and wanderers from all corners of the planet. Accommodations at El Cosmico include renovated vintage trailers, safari and scout tents, Sioux-style tepees, a Mongolian yurt, and tent campsites. The property also offers several communal spaces for guests - a hammock grove, an outdoor kitchen and dining area, a community lounge and mercantile, an outdoor stage, a reading room. We rent wood-fired hot tubs as the burn ban allows, and bikes for exploring Marfa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Cosmico

Address: 802 S. Highland Ave., Marfa, TX 79843
Location: United States > Texas > Marfa
Number of rooms: 26
Also Known As:
El Cosmico Marfa, Texas
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