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Reviewed 22 May 2016

Right on main street. The remodel seemed a bit "minimalist." Pool area was welcoming. No tv. Sheets were not clean. Only one pillow each. Needed towels. For the price not worth it. Would drive to Alpine. Restaurant across the street was fabulous.

1Thank Diane S
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Monday 6pm arrival, and we found nobody anywhere - the place deserted. Random Guy on the street told us where to park (not marked, along a side area) and to look in the little white box left of the locked office door, that they leave after-hours keys in there. Sure enough our keys were in there, however what if Random...

4Thank Martha D
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Marfa is a place like nowhere else - needs to be experienced to be believed. Not the place to research online, and the staff at the Thunderbird don't really go in for e-mail responses or suchlike....use the phone! The hotel is very cool - an old motel set around a landscaped courtyard with a pool and lovely seating areas. Cool,...

Thank DesignFan
Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Very nice minimalist hotel. The service was very attentive from all the staff. Rooms are very spacious and very interestingly decorated, with a combination of local art and some hipster details. Bathroom is also spacious and with all the amenities.

Thank MTorre
Georgetown, Texas
Reviewed 21 March 2016

My wife and I stayed at the Thunderbird for two nights over Spring Break on vacation in March of 2016. This was our second stay at the property - our first one being 5 years ago. We loved the first time staying at the Thunderbird Motel (as it was then) but this second time left a fair amount to be...

Thank eloquentlight
Wilmington, Delaware
Reviewed 20 March 2016

If you want a hipster experience in Marfa, this is your spot. Clean, minimalist - which means cement floors (on the lower level anyway), no sound baffling (they actually provide ear plugs), no basic amenities (like Kleenex or Q-tips) - but there is a geode in your bathroom. Poorly located outlets in the bedroom (although you do get a very...

1Thank Hffoo
Austin, Texas, United States
Reviewed 15 March 2016

First trip to Marfa and it was just what we needed. Checking into the Thunderbird is a 2-stop process. There is a brand new bar & event center, so the old check-in place directs you to the Capri bar where the bartender assists with your room. Then across the street to the hotel. We had unit 10. It was very...

Thank Joleen S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Stayed here during my trip to Marfa in January 2016. After a night at El Cosmico we moved here for some indoor plumbing. The aesthetic was totally our young and hip style! We wanted to take home the leather butterfly chair and ended up buying some of the Dear Clark body wash that they have in the bathrooms. The bed...

1Thank Sahra S
Taos, New Mexico
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Judging by the reviews, this hotel is not for everyone - which seems amazing to me, because this is such a stylish little place. For fans of minimalism, it's definitely cool. There's no TV, but there's a leather butterfly chair and a cowskin rug, and you can go check out a record player from the office. I will admit the...

1Thank tamiheaton
The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 December 2015

Brilliantly cool renovation of this motel, style, comfort and class. Clean and simple rooms, great public area, right in the middle of town and bike hire to get around. Interesting town, loads of little galleries you can get to on the bikes and some really good food trucks and restaurants. Rooms in the hotel are simple but classy, good attention...

Thank MrsTiggywinkle66

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Address: 600 West San Antonio, Marfa, TX 79843
Region: United States > Texas > Marfa
Price Range: $106 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Thunderbird Hotel Marfa, Texas
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“probably best stay in the first floor”
 of 5 bubbles 665brunnerl, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“you may want to be on the second level where it could potentially be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 787linnm, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Eat @ Capri way before 9:00 PM as kitchen closes at 10 PM.”
 of 5 bubbles Trevbmx, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“There are 4 rooms upstairs. They are a bit smaller, but super quiet!”
 of 5 bubbles chrispE1961CH, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“ground floor rooms were noisy from the above guests.”
 of 5 bubbles 851DianeS, 22 May 2016 | Read review
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