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Vara Guest House

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Vara Guest House is a bed and breakfast establishment offering affordable, unique accommodations with amenities including hot tub, fitness room with far-infrared sauna, pool table, peaceful outdoor spaces, complimentary beer and wine, and a full hot breakfast, in a charming 1907 home with modern conveniences. Vara Guest House also offers cabins for rent by the night or week. Garden City is a quiet West Texas town established in 1886, and is located approximately 36 miles southeast of Midland, 27 miles south of Big Spring, and is also conveniently located near Big Lake and Sterling City. Nearby attractions include CAF Airpower Museum, Susie’s South Forty Candy Factory, Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center, the Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Christoval Vineyards and Winery, and more. We invite you to stay with us for a night, weekend, or longer, and experience the relaxing simplicity of life at our “oasis in the desert.”
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast included
Hot Tub
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Midland International Airport69 km
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Reviewed June 17, 2015

Excellent place to stay with a great family atmosphere, The couple that owns it makes you feel right at home. If I ever have to be in the Garden City area again, you can bet this is where I will stay,

Date of stay: June 2015
1  Thank Clayton W
Reviewed March 25, 2015

My husband and I were looking for permanent residence in Garden City in November of 2013. We stumbled across the Vara Guest House after a few days of staying in a scary motel just outside of town. We had only planned on staying a short...More

Date of stay: November 2014
1  Thank Cortney W
Reviewed March 18, 2015

Great, comfortable rooms; relaxing & fun set up; tasty & health food; made some new, fun friends! Owners are very hospitable, welcoming, and all around great people. The house is definitely in the country, which meant beautiful stars and peaceful area. Great place to unwind,...More

Date of stay: March 2015
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Response from do42axv, Owner at Vara Guest HouseResponded March 19, 2015

We're truly blessed to be able to meet and host such wonderful guests within our B&B. Thank you so much for choosing us amongst the many locations that are out there to choose from. We feel as though we're a bit more unique compared to...More

Reviewed November 23, 2014

I found Vara Guest House on the internet, because I was desperate to avoid those awful and overpriced hotels in Midland and Odessa after a 320 mile trip from Dallas. This place ins in the tiny town of Garden City, some 25 miles south of...More

Date of stay: November 2014
1  Thank John C H
Response from do42axv, Owner at Vara Guest HouseResponded December 2, 2014

Thank you for your review! We appreciate your taking time out to express your thoughts and share your experience with others that might be considering booking with us in the future. We also appreciate the fact that you chose to take on the trek to...More

Reviewed November 7, 2014

We prefer B & Bs over the other choices and we were not disappointed with the Vara Guest House! Great place to stay. Very comfortable and made very welcome and felt like we were visiting family (ok, but without the drama! lol) This place has...More

Date of stay: October 2014
1  Thank Tony D
Response from do42axv, Owner at Vara Guest HouseResponded November 11, 2014

Thank you so much Tony & Beth for this Awesome review!! Having you two and your friends as our guests was a lot of fun. You guys/gals really added so much character and fun to the atmosphere that night. Having our other guest, Paul, cook...More

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"go for the room closest to dining room (in room gryphon claw tub)"
Mar. 14, 2016
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"You will never find another place to stay any better than this Place,,,,,"
Jun. 17, 2015
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"We chose a room with a bathroom, however, heading just down the hall to the 'shared' bath was nor..."
Nov. 7, 2014
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"they are all very nice."
Nov. 2, 2014
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