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Marathon Motel

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W. Hwy 90, Marathon, TX 79842 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
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Reviewed June 9, 2009

This motel was clean. It was rustic and reminiscent of another period of time. The furnishings were old. There is panelling on the walls. This is the only motel I have stayed at in the past many years that still uses metal keys! The bathroom...More

2  Thank jvmaddux
Reviewed March 22, 2009

We stayed two nights at the Marathon Motel over Spring Break and found it a quaint surprise. Unique and full of character. Each cabin (2 rooms) shares a little porch. The rooms were clean, spacious, and comfortable. We had four rooms (4 families traveling together)...More

Thank TheArchivist
Reviewed December 3, 2008

Yes, the train horns are loud, but the owners try to be as helpful as possible about this by providing earplugs. Train horns were heard twice during the evening, but my wife and I were only woken up by them once during the night. We...More

Thank DallasWillcox
Reviewed July 3, 2008

We stayed one night, late June, 2008. Rooms are very basic, but clean. The property is in relatively new hands and they are clearly trying to make the place nicer. This is a classic, old, American-style roadside motel and RV park. Small cottages are divided...More

Thank Jaiyen2005
Reviewed June 25, 2008

We stayed at this little motel in May 2008 it was fair at best but as it was the only place in town with a room we tried. We got one half of a little cabin for 81.75 kinda expensive for what it was The...More

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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
11
Also Known As
Marathon Hotel Marathon
Location
United States > Texas > Marathon
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
11
Also Known As
Marathon Hotel Marathon
Location
United States > Texas > Marathon
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Traveller (112)
Room & Suite (23)
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530donj
April 28, 2017|
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Response from AuntieM64 | Reviewed this property |
I think they are, as I saw several people walking their dogs, but they may have been in the RV part. You may want to call the motel and ask them.
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Bellaire56
January 26, 2016|
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Response from Ted G | Reviewed this property |
I stayed there in mid-September in a single room with a queen bed. I was billed $73.45 total, tax included. This place is a gem in west Texas. The rooms aren't large, but they are clean, the place is well-maintained, the... More
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slocal
April 6, 2015|
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Response from texasx1 | Reviewed this property |
They are together.
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Room Tips
"Cabins are all on the perimeter to the Mexican-style patio but 7-8 and 9-10 are further out for quiet."
Harford3
2 weeks ago
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"If size is an issue, ASK if they have bigger units...I think they do!"
702deborahh
4 weeks ago
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"rooms surrounded by mountains and desert"
jpears12
Jun. 18, 2018
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"Enjoy the stars!"
StrongMEWoman
Apr. 14, 2018
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