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Hotel El Capitan

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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
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All reviewswest texasgopher holerooms are smallfried steakfull bargift shoprestaurant baroverlooking the courtyardjalapeno gravystep back in timenew mexiconice restaurantpleasant surpriseroad tripan oasislittle priceycontinental breakfast
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Reviewed 19 April 2016

We loved this hotel. It has been modernized well for a hotel built in the 1930's. All modern amenities. Highlights are the wonderful resteraunt-bar and historic lobby ect. I highly recommend this hotel for a good bed and meal in a unique setting. Loved it!

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Reviewed 7 April 2016

A full service hotel. Check in was flawless, however the dining room is horrible. Went to the dining room on a Thursday night. Waited 20 minutes before our name was taken. Waited another 40 minutes, the hostess told us they were out of food and...More

1  Thank garydavis13
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Thought it would be fun to stay in a historic hotel and The Hotel El Capitan did not disappoint. Charming lobby with music from the 40s playing in the background. The hotel staff are all very pleasant and attentive. Only complaint, we were in a...More

1  Thank NurseSherry
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Saw this hotel when we pard through on a previous trip and wanted to check it out. We love historic properties and this one doesn't disappoint. Service was good and the priory was in great shape for being nearly 90 years old. The rehab was...More

1  Thank flori-texan
Reviewed 25 March 2016

We stopped here on the way back home from Corpus Christi to "check it out". I thought it was going to be a dive because of the large lettered sign you can see from the freeway, but I was very pleasantly surprised! It is/was a...More

1  Thank LeighAnnK171
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$79 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$79 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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shotzkitch
23 May 2017|
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Response from Holly H | Reviewed this property |
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512JLynn
7 December 2016|
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Response from JimChee | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't really know.
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Dick C
9 April 2015|
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Response from BDiekema | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do.
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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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