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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Pictures make it look fabulous, but it's not. There are two bedrooms and one bath. One of the bedrooms is upstairs. Stairs are steep with no railing. One bathroom is down stairs & the only bath is in the hall tucked by the stairs. It was a 100 degrees that day & it was 90 degrees in the upstairs bedroom.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

This old mansion was partially renovated and restored to accommodate guests. It was very interesting until the sun lost its light. Violent winds, flickering power, eerie presences, and shaking doors proved this conflicted place is haunted, so if you don't mind a potential visit, stay here.

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Boerne, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

First, let me say, I would give this place 5 stars for uniqueness and the simple "coolness" of the building, but that wears off quickly after the third or fourth or fifth person or group of people help themselves to the place while we are there (and renting the whole place.) We arrived, checked in and got settled in enjoying... More 

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Fredericksburg, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012

Made our reservations after seeing this place featured on Texas Country Reporter, so glad we did... This is the last weekend the Mansion will be open for business under current inn keeper, Kaci. She brings the true charm of this unique property to life and we felt right at home. This place will not carry the same charm and tranquility... More 

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Denver
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

Some of us loved it, some not so much. This is undoubtedly the most unusual place I have ever slept. The room was large and comfortable and the innkeeper in fun to chat with, but the bathroom was a small step above using a tree. Now for the details of the bathroom which is shared with other guests and with... More 

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Schererville, In
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2012

This is not your typical hotel. Don't arrive looking for the hallway with a row of numbered doors, ice and vending down the hall, TV with free HBO, ect. Stay here to truley experience the Big Bend / Terlingua area. In the morning take a cup of coffee or tea out to the Spanish style porch and sip it beneath... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

We loved it. After endless nights of chains, conventional Ma and Pa's and a few stuffy B & B's , this was a pleasurable, trippy alternative. The amenities wee there. Good bed, clean, lots of room, engaging hostess. As far as a shared bathroom, you don't care or it's a deal killer. The place has para normal action (friendly) and... More 

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Guthrie, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

My wife and I planned a trip to Terlingua to get away a bit and chill (and I wanted to do some mountain biking). We had also planned to meet some friends we had not seen in many years (who also stayed) No radios, no tv's, no sirens or barking dogs in the night. Cover up with a blanket of... More 

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Wimberley, Texas, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012

Having lived in Terlingua 40 years ago, I was worried that I would be disappointed that the area would have undergone changes, but all the things I loved about the Big Bend are still the same...beautiful sunsets, big skies, and fantastic views. Upstairs at the Mansion was a great place to stay! My husband and I stayed in the downstairs... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2011

I booked the downstairs room for our lodging during my husband's surprise birthday trip to Big Bend. I will never forget his reaction as we pulled up! He is very into ecclectic and old...and Upstairs at the Mansion fit him to a tee! It was quiet, remote, safe, comfortable...and the porch made for some great chess-playing under the stars! Kaci... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This unique one-room hotel, is found in the center-piece of the Terlingua Ghost Town. Built in 1909 out of rock and adobe, the mansion was home to the owner of the Chisos Mining Co., Howard E. Perry. Situated on a limestone hill overlooking the Ghost Town, with commanding views of the Chisos Mountains, the mansion has 22 inch walls downstairs, and 14 1/2 inch walls upstairs. The addition on the South side of the mansion, which your room is located, was built in 1912, and has been restored to it's original condition on the interior. The outside of the building is very rustic with original paint & patina. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Upstairs at the Mansion

Address: 1 Perry Mansion Drive, Terlingua, TX 79852
Location: United States > Texas > Terlingua
Price Range: $75 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Upstairs At The Mansion Hotel Terlingua
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