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    Hotel El Capitan

    100 E. Broadway, PO Box 667, Van Horn, TX 79855-0667
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    Room & Suite (44)
    Dining (18)
    • Excellent52%
    • Very good38%
    • Average6%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    “west texas” (53 reviews)
    “rooms are small” (24 reviews)
    “fried steak” (9 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Room Service
    Fitness centre
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    Meeting Rooms
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    11 - 15 of 390 reviews

    Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

    My friends and I stayed overnight at Hotel El Capitan this week, and it was a pleasant stop in the West Texas desert. It has been lovingly restored, small, rooms as in most historic hotels, but very charming, clean, and with lovely bedding and comfortable...More

    Thank YolandaGolightly
    Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

    This hotel was fun! Although the renovations are not finished for the first floor, the rest of the hotel seems complete. The hotel seemed about 85% authentic in its restoration and had older pictures hung on the walls to see its original state. The floor...More

    Thank Denise531
    Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

    I read some reviews about small rooms. If you are from Texas you should be ashamed of yourself !! Ok so some rooms are small this is a revamped old historic hotel and personally I think it is wonderful. Where else can you see the...More

    Thank Elizabeth B
    Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

    Stayed in a courtyard view suite/room the room was small, but we expected that being an older property. The bed was super comfortable, the AC was cold, and the room was super clean. We would definitely stay again.

    1  Thank Atomicbart
    Reviewed 19 July 2017

    Not a lot of choices in Van Horn, but this is the best for sur with a very good breakfast and the restaurant has the BEST chicken fried steak I have had. It is the closet point to the Guadulupe Mountains National Park and all...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • 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
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    • Texas >
    • Van Horn
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    Room Tips
    "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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    "towards the front is best"
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