Riata Inn Marfa
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- High-speed internet in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Smoking rooms available
- Swimming pool
- Refrigerator in room
- Non-smoking rooms
TripAdvisor Reviews Riata Inn Marfa
Travel Blogs from Marfa
... A traditional stone stacked home, nearly 100 years old, with outdoor shower and loo - but one of the best accommodations we have ever stayed in, with breakfast and dinner on the patio, spectacular sunrises/sets, and birds, rabbits and desert plants to keep us company.
Except for a couple of stops where it will be inevitable that we have to rely on conventional city accommodation, we ...
... it was only a few days before vandals converged on the site, breaking the windows, looting the store, and grafitiing the walls. Elmgreen and Dragset came in and repaired the building, but this time around they’ve taken precautions: all of the store’s Prada wares are heavily alarmed, and stronger windows have been installed to protect the interior from forced entry. Additionally, the handbags have no bottoms and all of the shoes are right-footed. While ...
... moves them around like a giant beach ball. When the wind blows out here....the tumbleweeds follow.
I learned a couple of things about Marfa. One is, the town is not what you see......it's the stuff they pack in the cracks. There are places that look closed that aren't. There are places that say they are open, and aren't. It sometimes feels like the whole town is just a random occurrence. Be aware that posted hours and days ...
... apparently had every family member in the store. They were all very friendly, and very patient with our rusty spanish. One of the sons spoke fluent english and helped out when we hit a bump language wise when working with his mom. They were chatty and fun...and it was a great stop!
From there, we head down FM 170. We realize that we're gonna be in remote area so we stop while we still have cell service and check our messages before we head into ...
... br> We're staying at the "Tumble In" campground. It is a dozen or so campsites with hookups in a flat scrub field with a proper bath house. Then again, that's no different than anything else around here. They have a kitchen, laundry, and such in a metal shed for tent campers or anyone else that needs to use them. We have full hook ups and wifi. So we're pleased with the place!
When we checked in, the unattended office is in an old trailer from the ...