The Holland Hotel in Alpine, Texas

The Holland Hotel in Alpine, Texas

Holland Hotel Alpine Texas

A historic view of the Holland Hotel in Alpine

Alpine, Texas, is a very unique city in the mountains of West Texas and is considered to be the gateway to the Big Bend State Ranch Park, Big Bend National Park, Fort Davis National Historic Site, and Fort Davis State Park.

History abounds in this community and of course, if you are searching for Alpine Texas Hotels, you will want to stay in one that has a history and at the Holland Hotel, you will enjoy staying in one of Texas’s landmarks as well.

The original hotel was built in 1912 and has been restored to its magnificent Spanish Colonial Revival stylings along with a few modern amenities, but the Holland Hotel still offers that Texas hospitality and atmosphere of early Texas, including large rooms.

What to Expect at the Holland Hotel

Accommodations at the Holland Hotel are vast starting with Queen Standard rooms all the way to a Penthouse Suite ranging in price from $89.99 to $229.99. In the rooms, you can expect comfy five star linen and beds, a 32-inch flat panel TV, free Wi-Fi, iHome Clock, mini fridge, coffee pot, microwave, hair dryer, and iron. The hotel does offer free parking and a guest laundry as well.

The one thing that has to be mentioned which could be considered the downside is the hotel is located in the downtown area close to the train tracks and station. The trains run around the clock and for some this can be quite uncomfortable while sleeping.

The good news is that the hotel offers earplugs (very good ones) that will drown out the trains. You must remember, hotels were built near the station during this time period so just enjoy the feel of the early 1900’s in Alpine, Texas.

Dining At and Near the Holland Hotel

Breakfast is served either in your room or at a counter downstairs. Breakfast is included with the room rate and is just what you would desire if you are searching for true Texan hospitality. You will enjoy made to order eggs that come complete with the cook’s homemade chili Picante, sausage, bacon, biscuits, gravy, canned fruit, refried beans, yogurt, and pastries.

There are many wonderful restaurants in close to the Holland Hotel so you and your family will easily be able to enjoy the kinds of meals you desire, including a McDonald’s for the kids. For those that want to kick up their heels and have a good ole time while in Alpine, you can check out the bars and clubs including the Railroad Blues offering live entertainment.

Whether guests are just passing through or want the Holland Hotel for their wedding, the hotel can and will accommodate all needs.

The Holland Hotel has a marvelous sun protected courtyard, which is the scene of luncheons and weddings throughout the year. The courtyard is the perfect place to relax during the day or evening along with a drink from the Holland Lounge.

Have you staying at the Holland Hotel? What’s your impression of the place?

About the Author: Anita Johnston is an experienced copywriter, editor, and freelance writer based in Oklahoma. Her five year history of freelance writing on the web can be found at multiple outlets.

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