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Hotel El Capitan

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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Reviewed today via mobile

Same architect as the Paisano in Marfa, but you can usually find a room here. Clean, quiet, and the morning complimentary breakfast is just right...including a Texas shaped waffle. Pleasant oasis in the courtyard too. Recommended out-of-the-way lodging if heading to 3 national parks or...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our family loves the gracious charm of the West Texas boutique hotels designed by Henry Frost which serve as oasis spots in the desert. The modern iteration of El Capitan includes lovely room furnishings behind solid wood doors so unlike hotel chain establishments. The rooms...More

Thank Travels-4-Fun-Mom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a treat: a retreat from the highway in west Texas. A recently restored grand historical hotel; we got a room with a wee balcony over the patio, had an excellent dinner here, free breakfast, and if we're ever passing through with the need to...More

Thank Kathryn S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you've ever been down I10 through West Texas, then you know that it's a long, desolate drive. But, hidden right off of the interstate is this beautiful little jewel, Hotel El Capitan! Excellent, old hotel that's full of history. Excellent service, cozy rooms (especially...More

Thank TXTLC67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

May, 2018.We had two second floor rooms, both comfortable, cool (temperature wise) and well furnished. Restaurant was very good. The architecture of the building is interesting in a very good way. This sort of hotel is the thing we will all be sorry to lose....More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
$79 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$79 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Dining (18)
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shotzkitch
May 22, 2017|
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Response from Holly H | Reviewed this property |
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512JLynn
December 7, 2016|
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Response from JimChee | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't really know.
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Dick C
April 9, 2015|
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Response from BDiekema | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do.
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Room Tips
"The first floor has a good side access to parking lot to bring luggage in."
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"Request a room in the back to avoid road noise, if possible"
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"Inward facing rooms overlooking the courtyard have french doors and are very quiet"
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"the odd number rooms are along the back of the hotel and quieter, other rooms overlook the courtyard"
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