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Hotel El Capitan

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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”(9 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Room Service
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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 10 October 2017 via mobile

Great old Trost Hotel. Classic design and architecture, comfortable beds, nice personnel and a great restaurant. This hotel has a lot of history and remains a gem in a city in the middle of nowhere. Rooms very tastefully re done but character if a by...More

1  Thank Largeandy
Reviewed 29 September 2017

My wife and I stayed here September 25 & 26. it is a good place to stay if visiting the Guadalupe National Park. Rooms are adequate in size and the beds are very comfortable for a good nights sleep. We ate breakfast and dinner there...More

3  Thank Jim R
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Just stopped in the middle of the night needing a place to sleep. It felt as if I was in a modern day western or a Humphrey Bogart movie. Room was clean and nice, just a bit small. Would definitely stay there again. Easy to...More

7  Thank Kyle V
Reviewed 18 September 2017

My son and I were on a road trip and our first stop was Van Horn from Houston. The hotel is really old, maybe circa 1908. It was redone maybe 20-30 years ago and the place along with the restaurant is a welcome stop for...More

3  Thank Ted77019
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

My friends and I stayed overnight at Hotel El Capitan this week, and it was a pleasant stop in the West Texas desert. It has been lovingly restored, small, rooms as in most historic hotels, but very charming, clean, and with lovely bedding and comfortable...More

1  Thank YolandaGolightly
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
Meeting Rooms
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$79 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$79 - US$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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