$150 per night

Trailer2 guests
Marfa, Texas
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El Cosmico, a self-described "bohemian nomadic" hotel in Marfa, Texas, encourages guests to "pause from the modern world."

Sited on 21 acres just outside of Marfa, Texas, is where you will find the alluring destination of El Cosmico. Created by hotelier Liz Lambert in collaboration with design firm Lake/Flato and Jack Sanders of Design Build Adventure, this desert lodging houses an array of restored vintage trailers, tents, yurts, and tepees.

Modern home with Exterior, Camper Building Type, and Metal Siding Material. Night settles in around the wanderers sheltered in El Cosmico's teepees and trailers. As El Cosmico shows, understanding a small space involves understanding the infinitude of the world beyond them. Photo  of El CosmicoView Photos

Night settles in around the wanderers sheltered in El Cosmico's teepees and trailers. As El Cosmico shows, understanding a small space involves understanding the infinitude of the world beyond them.

Modern home with Exterior and Tent Building Type. Here, one of El Cosmico's three teepees is a lantern for desert travelers. Photo 2 of El CosmicoView Photos

Here, one of El Cosmico's three teepees is a lantern for desert travelers.

Modern home with Bedroom and Bed. By reducing the bedroom to its essentials and filling it with windows, the El Cosmico staff has made this small space as expansive as the desert beyond. Photo 3 of El CosmicoView Photos

By reducing the bedroom to its essentials and filling it with windows, the El Cosmico staff has made this small space as expansive as the desert beyond.

Modern home with Bedroom, Lamps, Night Stands, Rug Floor, and Bed. This interior shot of one of El Cosmico's teepees pairs life on the road with the American dream. Photo 4 of El CosmicoView Photos

This interior shot of one of El Cosmico's teepees pairs life on the road with the American dream.

Modern home with Exterior, Metal Siding Material, and Camper Building Type. A sky-blue vintage trailer blends in with the sky. Photo 5 of El CosmicoView Photos

A sky-blue vintage trailer blends in with the sky.

Modern home with Exterior, Metal Siding Material, and Camper Building Type. An innovative splash of color carries this trailer into compatibility with the pink clouds striating the horizon. Photo 6 of El CosmicoView Photos

An innovative splash of color carries this trailer into compatibility with the pink clouds striating the horizon.

Modern home with Exterior and Tent Building Type. Brightly colored sheets and a central pendant lamp show this tent to its best advantage. Photo 7 of El CosmicoView Photos

Brightly colored sheets and a central pendant lamp show this tent to its best advantage.

Modern home with Exterior, Camper Building Type, and Metal Siding Material. With the residents awake inside, this trailer's burnished glow reflects the sunset. Photo 8 of El CosmicoView Photos

With the residents awake inside, this trailer's burnished glow reflects the sunset.

Modern home with Exterior, Camper Building Type, and Metal Siding Material. This stylized vintage trailer is the image of small-scale luxury. Photo 9 of El CosmicoView Photos

This stylized vintage trailer is the image of small-scale luxury.

Modern home with Exterior and Tent Building Type. El Cosmico in Marfa, Texas Photo 11 of El CosmicoView Photos

El Cosmico in Marfa, Texas

Credits

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Architect
  • Lake/Flato
Builder
  • Lake/Flato
Photographer
  • Nick Simonite

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