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Hotel El Capitan

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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

I had travelled 23 hours from Edinburgh, Scotland to San Antonio for my dear friend Bob Booton’s funeral two days ago and was on my way to El Paso where Bob grew up. His friend Van recommended I stay here if I wanted to experience...More

2  Thank cuillin2010
Reviewed 28 February 2018

great history about the hotel. Dinner was perfectly fine and Mae Mae our bar keep and waitress was lovely. Parking is safe and the staff can not do enough for you. Rooms are a bit dated but they are clean and comfortable.

1  Thank dlhNy
Reviewed 24 February 2018 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 18 February 2018 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 24 January 2018

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

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About
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 |
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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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