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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"We just did a weekend trip to Marfa with two couples and this was the perfect place to stay. It is walking distance from cute coffee shops, restaurants, and the main little downtown area, which was very convenient! It was so nice having a cozy cottage to come back to and relax after exploring Marfa and Big Bend. We had plenty of space and loved the outdoor living areas as well. Looking forward to coming back!"
Guest: Chelsea MacDade M.Date of Stay: November 2015Review Submitted: November 20, 2015
"We just got home from our first trip to the Texas Big Bend area. We originally planned on spending 4 nights in Marfa but could only find accommodations for 2 nights there - so I booked our first 2 nights in Marathon at La Esmeralda. Now I wish we'd never left La Esmeralda. Wow! While the photos on VRBO accurately reflect what you'll find in the house - they still don't do it justice. The house is a knockout - decorated in the most perfectly rustic, Texas style imaginable. Antique bureaus, uniquely quirky lighting and art, beautiful vintage Mexican pottery and what must be the world's most comfortable porch glider. Plus everything to make your stay comfortable - cable TV, a large selection of DVDs, CDs, books and magazines, fluffy towels in the bath, everything you need to prepare and serve meals. You can just feel that this house is loved. If La Esmeralda was mine, I'd never leave - but I thank Carole for sharing it with us - if only for a couple of nights. We'll be back!"
Guest: lee u.Date of Stay: October 2015Review Submitted: October 26, 2015
"We enjoyed our stay in Marfa and this home was part of the reason. We were there for my brother's wedding, and this house fitted our entire family. It was close to all the sites, the linens and towels were plenty and comfy, and the fact that there is a code to get in made it easy for all of us to do our own thing and not have to deal with keys.
I would definitely stay here again."
Guest: From the 503Date of Stay: October 2015Review Submitted: October 28, 2015