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Marathon Motel

W. Highway 90, Marathon, TX 79842
Apr 9 Apr 10
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent42%
    • Very good36%
    • Average12%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible1%
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    “big bend” (48 reviews)
    “rv park” (20 reviews)
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    After exploring Big Bend NP we stayed for one night in the Marathon Motel. The cabin was rather small but clean an the beds were comfortable. The Motel provides complimentary earplugs, the train line is across the street and every engineer has to blow the...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Stayed in the RV park March 7th and was pleasantly surprised by the wonderful greeting we received. I have traveled 22 years full-time in an RV and seldom does the person behind the desk seem happy with the jjob they are doing. This is a...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We stayed here for 3 nights 3/1/17 - 3/3/17 in an RV site because the campgrounds in Big Bend only reserve so many sites and the rest are a first come first serve basis and when we visited in Mar all campgrounds were full. Marathon...More

    Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

    We arrived late, and all the other places in Marathon were booked. Thankfully we had camping gear, and we were able to car camp pretty cheaply; I think I was $15 for two people. They had a hot shower which was much-needed after a cold...More

    Reviewed 30 December 2016

    After we had given a credit card to pay for a room, we discovered that the hotel provides ear plugs for use while asleep because it is very close to a railroad track. I cannot sleep with any thing sticking in my ears. Between ten...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    Traveller (84)
    Room & Suite (18)
    Hotel & Grounds (28)
    Bathroom (2)
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    Nearby Attractions
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    52 reviews
    26.37 km away
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    74 reviews
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    Museum of the Big Bend
    259 reviews
    67.86 km away
    Annie Riggs Memorial Museum
    41 reviews
    76.07 km away
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    What is the nightly fee? Thank you.
    27 January 2016|
    Response from Ted G | Reviewed this property |
    I stayed there in mid-September in a single room with a queen bed. I was billed $73.45 total, tax included. This place is a gem in west Texas. The rooms aren't large, but they are clean, the place is well-maintained, the... More
    I would advise you updating the information on tripadvisor to expand your listing to include the motel and rv park separately. It was hard to find you, but a pleasant surprise!
    7 April 2015|
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    Response from texasx1 | Reviewed this property |
    They are together.
    Room Tips
    "We did not stay in the motel but stayed in the RV Park which was great."
    CrawlingacrossUSA, 18 days agoRead review
    "Don't stay in Marathon unless you can sleep while wearing ear plugs"
    cddcpa, 3 months agoRead review
    "The trains are very disturbing at night"
    690couple, 7 months agoRead review
    "get a room with a kitchenette- no fridge nor microwave. eating places close at 3 p.m.!! the gage hotel is..."
    Martha S, 9 months agoRead review
    "We stayed in Cabin 9"
    jew6649, over a year agoRead review
    "The rooms are mostly duplexes or old court styles"
    waynevickiwheat, over a year agoRead review
    "We stayed in #10 and will request it again...private and lovely!"
    RebelFluff, over a year agoRead review
    "Beautiful scenery and adobe-walled courtyard! Showers available."
    colgrad98, over a year agoRead review
    "All good. We had # 7"
    repok, over a year agoRead review
    "It is a nice quiet place to spend the night and the desert views are nice. Beautiful sunsets can be seen..."
    BobShelton, over a year agoRead review