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Big Bend Holiday Hotel

Ivey Road, Terlingua, TX
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Ivey Road, Terlingua, TX See on map
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Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
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The Holiday Hotel is no franchise resort. It's perfect for raucous revelry or a romantic rendezvous, or both...You'll find many things in the Ghost Town in the exact condition they've been in for centuries, and More that's great for exploring, but at the end of the day you'll want air conditioning.Named for the reddish mercury ore that fueled the industry that was the Chisos Mine, this room belies the Ghost Town location and offers a rustic yet elegant experience.The fancy indoor bathroom that we're so proud of is -- ahem... -- a short walk down the scenic porch, marked Room # 1B. It's a Terlingua tradition that has caught on big in Europe. erlingua chic, the Candililla House is great for either couples or families. Perched on a hillside, it offers an everchanging view of sunsets, starlight, and thunderstorms. There is a patio outside the walls and another within.The El Patron Suite is suitable for business meetings, but they're frowned on around the Ghost Town. Instead, have a few amigos/amigas join you for a festive evening. Walk over to the famous Terlingua Cemetery to greet the ghosts, or just watch the sunset with everyone on the porch over at the Trading Post. Bring your guitar (but not the accordion.)The Candelilla House gets its name from the local cactus that was gathered by the locals and used in the manufacture of women's makeup products. The owners' family operated both a trading post and a processing facillity that kept this Mexican tradition alive.Just down the road a piece from the end of the earth is the Rio Grande Rock House. This is not some neo-cowboy fantasy replica. It's real by-God Texas history. Built in the early 19th century as a trading post for trappers and settlers from both sides of the border, it's still in the same family.We're proud to be out on the fringe of Texas. Come on down.Free Parking - Wireless Adjacent* - Indoor Plumbing**If you stand out on the porch and hold your laptop up real high, you may get a signal.*The indoor plumbing is not necessarily "in your room." Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Location
United States > Texas > Terlingua
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It was fun to stay at the Holiday Hotel, though "hotel" is a stretch, because the site was a former cinnebar mining (mercury) camp that was abandoned, thus the "Ghost Town" moniker. Our El Patron suite had a bedroom, LR/dining room and a generous bathroom. The 5 or 6 suites are
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When making reservations, be absolutely certain that you will not have to cancel. If you do cancel, regardless of cause or advance notice, BBHH has absolutely no qualms about billing your credit card.
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Check in was quick and easy and the room was clean and tidy.
The photos showed the room very accurately and the aircon kept the rooms nice and cool, impressive given the heat advisories in effect at the time.
Terlingua is an interesting place to stay and is very close to Big
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The accommodation is part of Terlingua Ghost Town with the rooms being quirky and very different. Other accommodation is available in the area if you are visiting Big Bend but staying here is a great experience.
Keys are collected from the General Store which is great for souven
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We stayed at the Candelilla House and loved it. Terlingua doesn't have much to do as it is small and feels like the middle of nowhere....but it sure has an energy about it. We fell in love with it on our first visit. The Holiday Hotel has a coffee shop, restaurant, and very la
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Hi, we were interested in April 24th and 25th for two people. What are your prices and availability for theses dates? Thank you
Is there as private bathroom with each room?
Not sure which room you are referring to, but each suite has a private bathroom. Some suites are two bedroom, but there's still only one bathroom in each suite. Hope this helps.
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"Do make the effort to get up and see the sunrise over the ghost town"
"Just book it !"
"each oif the rooms have a great view of the Chisos mountains and sunrise."
"Do not choose Casa Buena Vista"
"Don't stay at this house, choose another hotel room instead."
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