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4.9 out of 5

"Great old hotel with full upgrade. still had a Van Horn feel, and full amenities, without any Holiday Inn-ness. Will go out of my way to travel thr ... " More

By a verified traveler on Mon 29 Mar 2021

Hotel Description

Hotel perfectly located for exploring Van Horn

Heart of Van Horn

Stay at this Van Horn hotel and you'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Clark Hotel Museum and 2 miles (3 km) of Culberson County Rodeo Grounds. Red Rock Ranch and Mountain View Golf Course are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Free perks

A restaurant and a bar/lounge are featured at this hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas and onsite conference space. Guests will appreciate freebies like continental breakfast and free self parking.

Free WiFi, comfy beds

Boasting comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, the 50 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and TVs with satellite channels. Coffee/tea makers, free bottled water, and ceiling fans are also available.

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$119* Per night/room Aug 8 - Aug 9

Standard Double Room

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Courtyard Patio King Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Courtyard Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Outdoor Patio King Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hotel El Capitan ratings based on 7 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.9 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Hotel El Capitan

Everyone (4) Family (3)
5 out of 5
Great old hotel with full upgrade. still had a Van Horn feel, and full amenities, without any Holiday Inn-ness. Will go out of my way to travel thru Van Horn, and stay in El Capitan

Posted by on Mar 29, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 8, 2021 by General Manager

Thank you for your 5 out of 5 review! We truly value your business and sincerely thank you for supporting local, historic hotels. Looking forward to serving you again!

5 out of 5
Historic and beautiful. Rooms a bit compact but very comfortable.

Posted by on Mar 22, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 8, 2021 by General Manager

Thank you for the 5 out of 5! We truly value your business and we are glad you thought the rooms were comfortable despite their size. Looking forward to serving you again!

5 out of 5
Was happily surprised by this charming, historic hotel. Truly a bright spot on a long road trip. If you’re passing through Van Horn, do yourself a favor and stay here. Also, if the restaurant has its pecan bread pudding, it’s delicious!

Posted by on Mar 13, 2021

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Oct 20, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 20, 2020 by General Manager

Thank you for the 5 out of 5!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Oct 11, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 20, 2020 by General Manager

Thank you for the 5 out of 5 review!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Sep 14, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 5, 2020 by General Manager

Thank you for the 5 out of 5!

4 out of 5

Posted by on Jul 11, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 16, 2020 by General Manager

Thank you for your review!

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. Event space at this hotel measures 1225 square feet (114 square meters) and includes conference space. A library, a vending machine, and coffee/tea in a common area are also featured at the business-friendly Hotel El Capitan. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Van Horn hotel.

  • 50 guestrooms or units
  • 1225 sq ft of conference space
  • 114 sq m of conference space
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Conference space
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Onsite shopping
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Hotel El Capitan offers 50 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Satellite television is provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

El Capitan Dining Room - Onsite restaurant. Happy hour is offered.

Gopher Hole Bar - Onsite bar. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 3:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 20 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation is not required for facilities onsite
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Debit cards
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 48 hours

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A 7.0 percent city/local tax will be charged

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 20 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Late check-out fee: USD 10 (subject to availability)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Hotel El Capitan Hotel
  • Hotel El Capitan Van Horn
  • Hotel El Capitan Hotel Van Horn
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.