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Gage Hotel

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Located in the Texas Mountain Region and the gateway to Big Bend National Park (BBNP), the Gage Hotel offers elegant accommodations to those wishing to escape the mundane. Gage Hotel offers authentic laid-back luxury with premier accommodations, top-notch service and a first class dining experience. The 46-room hotel offers guests a multitude of hotel amenities and activities, including a full service spa, heated swimming pool, 27-acre landscaped native garden, fitness center, or enjoy planned activities arranged by our hotel concierge in near-by Big Bend National Park, Alpine, Marfa and Fort Davis . Located in the beautiful Texas Mountain Region in the charming community of Marathon, it has been named #1 Small Hotel in Texas by Texas Highways Magazine, included in National Geographic Travel Magazine “Stay List”, voted the #1 Hotel in Texas and #17 in the United States by readers of Condé Nast Traveler
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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Wheelchair Access
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Meeting Rooms
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Historic Hotel
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45Car recommended
Grade: 45 out of 100
13Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
2Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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102 NW 1st St US Highway 90 West Gateway to Big Bend National Park, Marathon, TX 79842-9800
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Midland International Airport217 km
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This hotel is a historic hotel and is what you would anticipate when you stay in such. It dates back to the early 20th century and is in remarkably good shape. The rooms are clean and for the most part quiet. This property is as...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank RobertSofSC
Response from GageHotel, Manager at Gage HotelResponded yesterday

Dear RobertSofSC, Thank you so much for your kind words about the Gage Hotel. As the "Gateway to Big Bend", we take pride in offering up-scale accommodations with friendly staff in a remote area of Texas. We truly hope you enjoyed your stay with us...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great old hotel in the middle of nowhere....great staff..restaurant first class...my only gripe is that the very old creaky floorboards in the room above us kept us up all night. In a hotel of this age that is to be expected. I don’t think the...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from GageHotel, Manager at Gage HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear harrygonzo, Thank you for your kind words about the Gage Hotel and our restaurant the 12 Gage. We are sorry to hear that some less than considerate upstairs neighbors made your stay less than pleasant. Maybe a stay in our Los Portales section would...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my third trip to the Gage and would go again tomorrow. My first night, morning was a nightmare because of a family who were very inconsiderate. We were in the Portales which is usually wonderful but these folks decided to pull the porch...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Carol L
Response from GageHotel, Manager at Gage HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Carol L, Thank you for your kind words about the Gage Hotel. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay in the Los Portales (after the noise issues where resolved). We love that we have become a familiar stop for you and hope to remain...More

Reviewed November 6, 2018

Built in Marathon, Texas by the same architect that design the Paisano Hotel in Marfa of the movie Giant fame, the Gage is of unique design and rustic enjoyment including many rooms that share bathroom & shower facilities just as it did in 1927 when...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from GageHotel, Manager at Gage HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words about the Gage Hotel. We love that we have become a familiar stop for you and hope to remain so for years to come. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us this time around and we...More

Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

We love the Gage, but were disappointed by a few things this trip. First we had to switch rooms because we added an extra night at the last minute, but housekeeping didn't wait for us to check out before starting to clean our room from...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank wendysN8578SJ
Response from GageHotel, Manager at Gage HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Wendy S, We are disappointed to hear about your experience staying in our Captain Shepard's Carriage House and would appreciate a chance to speak with you further about it. Please call our General Manager, Carol Peterson at (432)386*4205 at your convenience.

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Rebecca R
November 3, 2016|
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Response from dmcox1950 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so
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Georgeanne C
October 20, 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
October 20, 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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"Courtyard room"
harrygonzo
2 weeks ago
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"Ask for an end room not highway side."
D7774WBcaroll
2 weeks ago
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"I doubt one can go wrong with any room, but the Los Portales rooms are thick with charm."
Godzillabird
Oct. 7, 2018
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"The Los Portales room was bigger than the room in original building. Pets are allowed in Los Portales rooms..."
TexasLCJE
Sep. 17, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$157 - US$273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
47
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