I would really like to speak with you about your experience. We provide linens and towels for use at the nearby bath house. The complex was lovely and well done, the staff was accommodating, and the teepee was absolutely worth it. The complex was lovely and well done, the staff was accommodating, and the teepee was absolutely worth it. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. From self camping and bringing your own tent to a luxurious RV with private bathroom, El Cosmico has a wide variety of options for your stay. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC. Offering herbal workshops, and playing host to the Trans-Pecos festival, El Cosmico is a hotel that's engaged with the community. The town of Marfa was also very cool. I am not sure what happens when it rains. Really clean and well lit, first class for camping! After spending the day in Marfa, my friend stopped in to check on the hot tub. El Cosmico is one of those places I had read about for years and as an architect and avid traveler, it was on my travel bucket list. El Cosmico is a unique way of experiencing the Texan desert. Relax61696193293, General Manager at El Cosmico, responded to this review. Would I return? "Uh, excited!" In … I went back to the Kasita and told my friend she would now be in charge of talking to the front desk. A campground hotel for intrepid travelers and lovers of adventure in Marfa, TX. This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC. In keeping with the belief that life should be a balance of adventure and do-nothingness we offer shelter, occasional entertainment, opportunity for learning/doing/making, and access to the majesty of the high plains desert. I loved the bed linens, the mattress was super comfy, and the decor inside was very eclectic and retro inspired. We provide linens and towels for use at the nearby bath house. It has two separate sleeping areas (one large bed separated by American flag curtains and a twin bed in the back room). When it was my turn to check in, the entire mood changed.The person working behind the counter was no longer excited, just rude. Be sure to let me know when you're coming back to Marfa!Best,-m. My friend and I met in the middle of Texas to stay in Marfa, at the Kasita. We had reserved a hot tub for the evening. Check out our amenities here. Safari Tents - El Cosmico Each wall tent is 120 square feet. body soap was amazing, staff people were not to friendly or willing to help sometimes, the overall space atmosphere and vibe makes this place a great place to spend a weekend. El Cosmico is an 21 acre nomadic hotel and campground in Marfa, Texas. El Cosmico offers a chance for play and learning, while also connecting with your inner spirit. So to summarize. The place is pretty neat? El Cosmico is inspired by “a long American history of hippies, nomads, bohemians and those living a life of self-determination.” The founder, Liz Lambert, wanted to create a place where people can feel an open connection to the land they walk on, while also actively taking part in an artistic community. It has two separate sleeping areas (one large bed separated by American flag curtains and a twin bed in the back room). In keeping with the belief that life should be a balance of adventure and do-nothingness we offer shelter, occasional entertainment, opportunity for learning/doing/making, and access to the majesty of the high plains desert. El Cosmico is an 21 acre nomadic hotel and campground in Marfa, Texas. Yurts - El Cosmico Our 22 foot in diameter yurt has wood floors and offers a queen bed, writing desk and sofa for lounging, lighting and an electrical outlet for charging devices as well as A/C and heat. With the exception of some trailers, most accommodations do not come equipped with bathrooms or showers (those are available in the communal bathhouse). The imperial mansion was surprisingly large (bigger than our downtown apartment) with a small drawer fridge, sink and full restroom with toilet, sink and shower. The alternative hotel in Marfa is a tribal oasis for wandering souls, … El Cosmico, part of the Bunkhouse hotel company, opened in 2009 and was founded by a local who partnered with renowned architects to carefully develop the campground. So do we just show up? El Cosmico also has a bathhouse for guests, as well as a community kitchen, and a very colorful “Hammock Grove.” This hippie dream vacation is not just about relaxing in bright red 70’s trailers. Great food and vibe. El Cosmico. El Cosmico offers a chance for play and learning, while also connecting with your inner spirit. We also greatly appreciated being able to charge our EV. Upgrading your browser will ensure the best possible experience on our website: El Cosmico is one of those places I had read about for years and as an architect and avid traveler, it was on my travel bucket list. It was surprisingly spacious inside with both a queen size bed and a couch, as well as other furniture. In the winter, beds are heated with heated blankets. Luckily someone else wanted it. “A dream you dream alone, is only a dream. There are few places in California that offer luxury in a destination where you would otherwise have to rough it. El Cosmico also has a bathhouse for guests, as well as a community kitchen, and a very colorful “Hammock Grove.”. Pack up the car and head west for a road trip to Marfa, TX. We booked a teepee in mid-November for one night on our way down to Big Bend National Park. and has wood floors, and durable canvas walls and doors. Built in 1931, the Brite Building is El Cosmico's annex on Highland St. in the heart of downtown Marfa. Spend 2 nights on a teepee, it was an incredible experience to sleep under the starry night sky! It was just as the pictures looked. I think it will take years and years to get El Cosmico to the place I would like it to be — we have plans for a huge pool, a pavilion, cabanas, work sheds and a bathhouse. Farrah’s 3-star review: Just a few days before heading to Marfa is when I first heard of this Boyz 2 Men Taco trailer. We noticed that you're using an outdated browser. We were so excited, we spent months planning out what museums we would visit. Guests stay close to the land, experiencing it in their teepees, tents or trailers, a theater, a caravan, a campground, and a hotel. El Cosmico also … There was a couple checking in, before us. We noticed some stains on the sheets , that were pretty suspect. If you are squeamish about this, El Cosmico's tepees may not be for you, but I would gladly return if I am back in the area. I work in hospitality, and I was appalled by this person. When we got back to the Kasita, and pulled the bed out. One note - the top of the tepee was open to the sky a bit. You also should tell us about the ameneties during the check in process. Her ideas could not have sparked a more magnificent creation. We stopped here on the way to driving to LA. Like many campgrounds, El Cosmico has a bathhouse equipped with toilets, showers, sinks and the essentials. El Cosmico’s Teepees are 22 feet in diameter and have brick floors. This is the version of our website addressed to speakers of English in the United States. That said, we had a few recommendations for future guests: Bring shower shoesPack lightBring a flashlightLeave your modesty in the parking lotBeing pretty modest folk, we choose to shower at 4:00 am in the dead of night so that other campers wouldn't see us through the very transparent bathhouse walls. 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