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Riata Inn Marfa

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

The room was huge! Two double beds and yet there was actually enough room that another bed could have fit in the room. The beds were comfy. Nice and quiet. No breakfast and you have to drive into town for anything. Otherwise would recommend. Not sure if the pool is open in the summer.

Thank FrexicanJoseph
Reviewed 25 November 2015

This is a motel, so don't expect much and you won't be disappointed. The people were friendly, and the room was relatively clean. Our first room was obviously a smoking room, so be sure to ask if you want non-smoking. They quickly moved us to another room that had just been painted, so it smelled strongly of fresh paint, but...

Thank nunyabiznes
Galveston, Texas
Reviewed 25 November 2015

In mid-November, I attended a destination wedding in Marfa, TX. Since I drove from Galveston, TX, the scenery along the way was breath taking. The Riata Inn is on the outskirts of the very small town of Marfa and offered me a room without a reservation and immediately made me feel at home! The room was quite large, had a...

Thank TedHanley
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 19 November 2015

If you need a place to stay, this will do, but I wouldn't go out of my way recommend it. I only gave it 2 stars because of the location, otherwise I would have rated it lower. We had issues with doors that wouldn't lock, the rooms we were staying in were under construction WHILE we were in them, and...

Thank LBMeindl
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 27 October 2015

This is one of the least expensive places to stay in Marfa, and it meets your needs. It is clean, spacious, quiet, and even has a fridge. The owner was really nice and reduced our price since the internet wasn't working (which she informed us about; she reduced the price on her own without us asking) at the time we...

1Thank Lindsy R
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 16 October 2015

If you're looking for luxury, or rooms typical of chain hotels, this is not the place. It's a Mom and Pop type place, super basic, not the kind of property that makes you want to hang out and relax on the grounds or in your room. But, if you just need a clean place to sleep and shower and put...

Thank Pamela D
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2015

I hadn't planned on staying the night in Marfa, so it was after 11pm when I arrived in town. I had read about this place in Lonely Planet, so I decided to give it a try. The lady on reception was lovely - warm, friendly and helpful. The price was a bit steep for the quality received, but it is...

Thank littlemissnuisance
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

A poorly managed motel... Sheets & towels have stains... Cheap soap & toilet paper ... After the first night's room turn over the soap & tp was not replenished ... The lavatory & toilet lid needs replacing ... Floors were dirty ... No iron or ironing board in room ... Had to ask for these & iron was cheapest on...

1Thank ericsW601OV
Reviewed 22 August 2015

The location of this hotel is excellent, right on the outskirts of the city. Plus, it's dog friendly so you can travel with a furry companion. My dog loved the vastness of the landscape. There are so many wonderful attractions nearby, including several art galleries, stores, the McDonald Observatory. The hotel is next to the Marfa Lights viewing area. The...

1Thank Alison G
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 28 July 2015

My recent stay at the Riata Inn was extremely disappointing! The property was poorly maintained: the front lobby door was weathered and appeared to be salvaged from a residential property and the doorbell was missing. I paid $99 for a large room that had scuffed and worn random furnishings, and an extra large box containing a bathroom vanity took up...

1Thank Sheila W

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come join us at the Riata Inn where we offer the biggest rooms from a hotel in Marfa TX! Being the closest property to the Marfa Lights observation and viewing area, (less than 7 miles away) we are minutes away from much of the fun excitement Marfa Texas has to offer. The hotel is also advantageously located near Marfa's McDonald Observatory, Chinati Foundation, and the Fort Davis State Park. Also, stay with us to enjoy the largest rooms around when you visit Big Bend State Park and Big Bend National Park!. "Great product, Great Price, and a put the Customer first style of service." We are confident that your stay at the Riata Inn Hotel Marfa Texas will be a pleasant one! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riata Inn Marfa

Address: 1500 E. Highway 90, Marfa, TX 79843
Region: United States > Texas > Marfa
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Riata Inn Marfa Hotel Marfa
Riata Hotel Marfa
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El Paso, Texas
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“no view other than the cows next door in this one story complex.”
 of 5 bubbles running0nempty, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the East side don't have the heat of the afternoon sun, and the view is nice.”
 of 5 bubbles marilynadav, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Recommend a room in the east building if you like a nice view”
 of 5 bubbles 495chadp, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room with working toilet.”
 of 5 bubbles 367PhillipS, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Keep driving. Avoid this dump.”
 of 5 bubbles westwilshire, 16 Feb 2016 | Read review
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