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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great hotel and restaurant. Throwback to the 1930’s with small but comfortable rooms. It’s all about the history of Texas. Many movie stars stayed here during the filming of “Giant”. The chicken fried steak was amongst the most delicious I’ve ever had.

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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

3  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 3 weeks ago

We spend two nights in the historic hotel rooms. Initially I was disappointed with the small room and no television but in reality we weren't in the room that much. We spent our days exploring Big Bend and enjoyed the patio fireplace in the evening....More

1  Thank dkalFtWorth_TX
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights at the lovely, old Gage Hotel, which really is the only hotel in Marathon, TX. Our room was in the original part of the hotel, and furnished comfortably, with a tiled bathroom, and lots of space. However, there are no televisions...More

2  Thank Mary M
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

A group of us took a trip around Big Bend and the first stop was in Marathon specifically to stay at the Gage Hotel. We adore this place. The rooms to the side are so authentic and make you feel like you are in the...More

1  Thank Cindy H
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Pool
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Rebecca R
3 November 2016|
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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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