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Vara Guest House

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Vara Guest House is a bed and breakfast establishment offering affordable, unique accommodations with amenities including hot tub, fitness room with far-infrared sauna, pool table, peaceful outdoor spaces, complimentary beer and wine, and a full hot breakfast, in a charming 1907 home with modern conveniences. Vara Guest House also offers cabins for rent by the night or week. Garden City is a quiet West Texas town established in 1886, and is located approximately 36 miles southeast of Midland, 27 miles south of Big Spring, and is also conveniently located near Big Lake and Sterling City. Nearby attractions include CAF Airpower Museum, Susie’s South Forty Candy Factory, Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center, the Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Christoval Vineyards and Winery, and more. We invite you to stay with us for a night, weekend, or longer, and experience the relaxing simplicity of life at our “oasis in the desert.”
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Hot Tub
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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341 Gold St PO Box 355, Garden City, TX 79739
Getting there
Midland International Airport69 km
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Very nice and friendly people. The owners stay right on site and are willing to help with anything. very clean place with very nice pillows. The atmosphere is quiet and calm. I would stay there again in a heart beat.
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Response from do42axv, Owner at Vara Guest House
Responded 1 week ago
We’re thrilled to know that you were satisfied with your stay at Vara Guest House in Garden City, TX. Thank you SO much for taking time out to submit such a rave review. We truly appreciate it and we look forward to hosting you again in the future should your travels bring you this way.
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We have traveled aloe and stayed a lot of different places, this is hands down the absolute best we have ever stayed. The rooms, people, service friendliness everything is more than perfect. I want to move in it’s that amazing. Alex is more than helpful he has made us feel at
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Response from do42axv, Owner at Vara Guest House
Responded 9 Aug 2018
Yay!! We’re so glad to know that you all are enjoying The Master Suite. We really do appreciate the fact that y’all chose us amongst all of the different lodging choices in the area. Your business is very much appreciated. We truly hope that you three will be able to stay with us for a long time to come. We enjoy your company and couldn’t ask for better guests to inhabit one of our signature rooms. Cheers to lifelong friendships!🥂👏🏽🐶
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Wonderful place to stay, couldn’t meet nicer host, guest house is very clean, cabins are exceptional, cost is very reasonable, much better than any hotel or trailer park in Big Spring. Owners offer a weekly dinner and daily breakfast
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Response from do42axv, Owner at Vara Guest House
Responded 16 Jun 2018
Thank you SO much Jeff for taking time out to leave such a wonderful review about your stay with us out here in Garden City. It means SO much to us to know that our guests are satisfied with the accommodations we provide. Thanks in advance for keeping us in mind should you ever have a need for lodging within our vicinity. May God Be with you as you travel to and fro. 🙏🏽❤️
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We really enjoyed our stay at Vara House. Alex and Cyndi are very good hosts. It was quiet,comfortable, clean, and.we had a nice room with its own bath. We hope to stay there again when we pass through the area. I will definitely recommend this place to others! Thanks!
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Vara guest house is the most beautiful and comfortable place i have ever stayed. I am currently staying in the "sleeping porch" room and it is absolutely perfect. Just right for my brother and i. We spent the evening in the hot tub, playing corn hole, and playing pool. Watched
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Clymer Cabin is perfect for week long stays. Ask us about our weekly rates.
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Soak your cares away in the claw foot tub
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Two can sleep comfortably within The Chamber room
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The Chamber room comes with two comfy twin XL beds.
"go for the room closest to dining room (in room gryphon claw tub)"
"You will never find another place to stay any better than this Place,,,,,"
"We chose a room with a bathroom, however, heading just down the hall to the 'shared' bath was nor wouldn't be inconvenient as it is full size and away from the common areas."
"they are all very nice."
"I stayed in one of the smaller cabins in June. The cabin was quiet, it was tastefully decorated, it was clean, comfortable and the bed was great. :) If you're in the oil and gas business and need an extended stay, this would be an excellent choice if the drive was within reason. I found Vara Guest House to be a true gem in the West, Texas landscape."
United StatesTexasGarden City
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