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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
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  • Terrible2%
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All reviewsbig bendwest texaslos portaleshistoric hotelthe main hotelthe white buffalo barold westan oasis in the desertprivate patiowestern decorrailroad tracksfire pitputting greenrocking chairsfort davispool area isking bed
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Heard stories about The Gage and passed by it on the way to Terlingua. A friend invited me & it is the PERFECT place to start a West Texas vacation! The Garden behind is full of birds & butterflies early of a morn. Go!!!

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Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Marathon is a tiny Texas town in the middle of no where. This hotel could be described as an oasis. The rooms are well appointed in old west motif. We stayed in a room with a private patio. The quiet of Marathon was enjoyable. The...More

4  Thank Gaterr
Response from GageHotel, Manager at Gage HotelResponded 14 December 2017

Gaterr, Thank you for your kind words about the Gage Hotel and the 12 Gage Restaurant. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the rooms on the courtyard and were very satisfied . Each room is different . The rooms are very comfortable and were very quiet.. I liked the shower. The rooms are convenient to the parking spaces.

Thank Z316TQjerrym
Reviewed 31 May 2018

If you are in the West Texas/Big Bend area, do yourself a favor and stay at the Gage Hotel in Marathon. We stayed in the original part of the hotel so be aware that the rooms are small, but that is part of the historic,...More

Thank Arnold E
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Nice rooms with southwestern decor Swimming pool Excellent chef Likable bartenders Plumbing problematic Room 22 shower does not drain properly and toilet is unreliable Room thirty much better On check out at 11 am asked check out person if anyway to get cup Of coffee...More

4  Thank rsegraves
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
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
US$173 - US$283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
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Details
Price range
US$173 - US$283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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
20 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
20 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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Room Tips
"Remember the rooms in the historic part are small and not all have a bath in the room. Be sure to check out..."
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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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