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Hotel El Capitan

399 reviews
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“west texas”(53 reviews)
“rooms are small”(24 reviews)
“fried steak”(10 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
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All reviewswest texasrooms are smallfried steakfull barrestaurant baroverlooking the courtyardnew mexicostep back in timegreat dinnertile workfrench doorsate dinneroriginal tileincluded breakfastnice changenice restauranttrains passing
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I love quaint hotels with character. The rooms are small, but this place is quiet and delightful. The lobby and entry open area alone are with the stop. The room is charming, but no room to put a large suitcase. Lots of history and a...More

Thank 204nancys
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely historic hotel. The lobby is beautiful. As you would expect with a 1930s hotel, the rooms are not large but we have found them very comfortable. Front desk staff has been very friendly and helpful. During one stay we had an...More

Thank raf014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the best hotel to stay at in Van Horn. The historic building is beautiful with many delightful touches. Take the elevator to the 3rd floor for the sunset. Don’t miss the pistachio coated fried steak, like everything in Texas it’s big and easily...More

Thank rojos1
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

While the hotel is very clean and well maintained, the rooms are the size of the original 1930 design, which means very small. I recommend a single bed room as the double queen bed leaves no room for luggage. The bathroom is also very small...More

Thank larrylG356TI
Reviewed 5 January 2018

On our late-afternoon road trip from El Paso to Fredericksburg, we spent the night at Hotel El Capitan. Our room—although small—was clean and comfortable. We arrived late, so were assigned a room toward the front. I wish we’d arrived earlier so we could have requested...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
USD 79 - USD 159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 79 - USD 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
23 May 2017|
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Response from Holly H | Reviewed this property |
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512JLynn
8 December 2016|
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Response from JimChee | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't really know.
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Dick C
9 April 2015|
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Response from BDiekema | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do.
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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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"Spring for the courtyard room, open the doors and smell the air."
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