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Reviewed 1 week ago

This review is strictly for those traveling with pets. We couldn’t find many hotels with vacancies in town that allowed pets. When we saw the Big Texan (known for its famous steak house) and discovered they would allow pets, we were excited to stay here. Unfortunately we never made it into a room. Upon receiving our keys, the girl at...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Big Texan in Amarillo is well worth the experience. Themed to an old western style, the hotel is eclectic but fun! No complaints as far as accommodation was concerned. Definitely check out the Big Texan Steakhouse too!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed two nights at the motel. The hot water was not working so we moved to the room next door. Sometime during the night the a/c heater of the new room stopped working so we woke to a 58 degree room. The staff was very apologetic and ensure it would be fixed by the time we returned. It could not...

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Gainesville, Georgia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can only recommend this hotel for the EXPERIENCE alone. It is antiquated and has very thin walls. They also had computer problems and I couldn't check in fot about 2 hours. They did give me $20.00 off the already inflated rates.

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Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

The price was right so we made the leap, after all i wanted a place to stumble into after my steak at the Big Texas We were pleasantly surprised to find a cool, funky room with great Western charm. It was panelled with wood shutters and a swinging old-timey door into the bathroom. It's kind of retro and that's alright....

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Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

What an amazing place ! Made Texas everything I thought it would be, great rooms with fancy details, great restaurant and bar to have a dance, meal and drink. Staff were awesome and everyone was super welcoming. Definitely will come back

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Disappointed in the hotel. Everything was old, worn and run down. Room was very damp/clamy and smelled moldy. Not the Western novelty scene we were expecting. Highlight was being in walking distance to The Big Texan Restaurant across the parking lot from the motel.

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Cheltenham
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Quite the quirky Texan experience on our Route 66 road trip. The rooms are decorated in the old western style, down to the swinging saloon doors into the bathroom. Beds comfortable and the air-conditioning good. The breakfast available next door was superb. Also a texan shaped, if not texan sized pool is worth quick dip even if just to say...

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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

The hotel was everything I wanted as I drive Route 66. Very pet friendly- they even have a doggie corral. The staff was welcoming and friendly. The room was fabulous! Throw back to the 1960. The room was clean, good wifi. Don't miss having dinner at the adjacent restaurant. Highly recommend!

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Reviewed 6 November 2016

We stayed at the Big Texan Motel for two nights as part of our Route 66 adventure. What a quirky place! The motel is really easy to find, just off the I-40 Frontage Road. The car park was pretty full when we arrived, clearly a very popular spot. The staff at check-in were very helpful and we stayed in the...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Big Texan Motel

Address: 7701 E Interstate 40, Amarillo, TX 79118-6915
Region: United States > Texas > Amarillo
Price Range: £65 - £103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 54
Also Known As:
Big Texan Hotel Amarillo
Big Texan Amarillo
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“I can't help here”
 of 5 bubbles sherylen, 16 Dec 2016 | Read review
“free wifi only in lobby and restaurant across the car park”
 of 5 bubbles taffPerthWA, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Wi-Fi in the back rooms will not work, rooms in the front will have a lot of noise being so close to the restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles transplanted2016, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Make sure the room is secure, check the windows.”
 of 5 bubbles elliem600, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get your kicks on Route 66”
 of 5 bubbles ViolaViaggiatore, 28 May 2016 | Read review
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