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  • Excellent63%
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  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

I love this hotel—it is so lovely. The grounds are a slice of heaven in West Texas. We have stayed here a number of times—always in the addition surrounding the courtyard near the pool. On our last visit however, the beds were so uncomfortable I...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Marathon, Texas, population 430, hosts the Gage Hotel with the 12 Gage Restaurant and White Buffalo Bar, both first class. The hotel has several inviting spaces including a fire pit. The biggest surprise was the gardens, including a small putting area, artificial turf of course.More

Thank GeneralGene
Response from GageHotel, Manager at Gage HotelResponded 6 March 2018

GeneralGene, Thank you for your kind words about the Gage Hotel, the 12 Gage Restaurant, and our White Buffalo Bar. We are pleased you made it over to the Gage Gardens. Though it is beautiful now, you really should see it in it's prime (April,...More

Reviewed 28 February 2018

A wonderful older restored hotel that used to be a private residence. They offer a variety of rooms with different amenities. We chose one of the more spacious rooms in the historic hotel and were very very comfortable. The property has been beautifully restored, the...More

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Response from GageHotel, Manager at Gage HotelResponded 6 March 2018

brendaatherton1, Thank you for your kind words about the Gage Hotel and the town of Marathon. We take great pride in the attention to detail placed in each of the rooms and we love when our guests appreciate the care that is taken with each...More

Reviewed 19 February 2018

We had made reservations months in advance to stay at the Gage on Sunday night as part of our trip from Houston to Big Bend National Park. Unfortunately as we were driving through Uvalde, late Sunday night, we hit road debris and had a flat....More

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Response from GageHotel, Manager at Gage HotelResponded 6 March 2018

Helen, Thank you for your kind words about the Gage Hotel even though you never quite made it to us! Customer Service is our first priority and we are so happy to hear that we helped make your time in the area pleasant. We hope...More

Reviewed 18 February 2018

We love the Gage Hotel, the ambiance, the cleanliness, the location and the great restaurant and bar. We look forward to visiting the Gage whenever we are headed to Big Bend, Terlingua or Marfa. It's beautiful desert locale and funky town, make it one of...More

1  Thank TammieSearles
Response from GageHotel, Manager at Gage HotelResponded 6 March 2018

TammieSearles, Thank you for your kind words about the Gage Hotel,12 Gage Restaurant, and White Buffalo Bar. We love that we have become a familiar stop for you and hope to remain so for years to come. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Meeting Rooms
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
USD 160 - USD 271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 160 - USD 271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Dining (18)
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Rebecca R
3 November 2016|
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Response from geophy_traveler | Reviewed this property |
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Georgeanne C
21 October 2014|
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There are casitas and king rooms with fireplaces, so I think they'd do romance nicely. Our casitas had a kitchen, but no dining facility. There is a terrific restaurant on site, and they will send meals to rooms. Terrific... More
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Georgeanne C
21 October 2014|
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Response from dysg | Reviewed this property |
Better bet is either the Elizabeth Taylor or Rock Hudson suite at the El Paisano Hotel in Marfa. This is where the two actors stayed when they filmed Giant a good many years ago. Hudson's accommodation is impressive... More
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"grin and bear the ride 4 hours away and stay there."
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"Ask for a room at the front upstairs, very tastefully done, very big very comfortable bed!"
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"Try for a "cabin room" out of the main building. They are renovated and very cool."
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"We stayed in the "Los Portales" area, which was built in 2005, but looks like it was part of the..."
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