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    Hotel El Capitan

    100 E. Broadway, PO Box 667, Van Horn, TX 79855-0667
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    Overview
    • Excellent51%
    • Very good39%
    • Average6%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “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
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    Bar/Lounge
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
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    1 - 5 of 394 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    While the hotel is very clean and well maintained, the rooms are the size of the original 1930 design, which means very small. I recommend a single bed room as the double queen bed leaves no room for luggage. The bathroom is also very small...More

    Thank larrylG356TI
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    On our late-afternoon road trip from El Paso to Fredericksburg, we spent the night at Hotel El Capitan. Our room—although small—was clean and comfortable. We arrived late, so were assigned a room toward the front. I wish we’d arrived earlier so we could have requested...More

    1  Thank Meritas
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We did not stay at this historic hotel but enjoyed the lobby and the gift shop. Built in 1830, it recalls the western history of the area. The gift shop had a small but excellent selection of books. The lobby was unchanged and charmingly decorated.

    1  Thank carolmK577FR
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

    Avoid room by elevator (always a good choice if you're able). Splurge on a patio room if you can, they're beautiful. Small rooms, small closet small bath but huge character, vintage. Continental breakfast cereals yogurt fruit coffee & tea options. Note: both our phones adjusted...More

    1  Thank TallLadyTX
    Reviewed 5 December 2017

    From the welcoming courtyard fountain to the lobby all decked out for the holidays, Hotel El Capitan has a warm and happy vibe. After a few nights on the road staying in the usual plain-vanilla hotel properties, Hotel el Capitan was an adventure in history,...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • 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
    • Number of rooms
    • 38
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • Texas >
    • Van Horn
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    shotzkitch
    23 May 2017|
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    Response from Holly H | Reviewed this property |
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    7 December 2016|
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    Response from JimChee | Reviewed this property |
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    Dick C
    9 April 2015|
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    Room Tips
    "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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