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Lonesome Dove Inn

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 31 May 2011

A gilrlfriend and I decided to get away from Dallas for a quick overnighter at the last minute, and being a McMurtry fan, and the fact that Archer City is a 2-hour drive from Dallas, decided to head north. Upon arrival, we were greeted by Mary, the hostess with the mostest! She is laid back, extremely informative about the Lonesome...

9Thank tinajans19
Arlington, Texas, USA
Reviewed 19 April 2011

We live nearby (DFW Area) and needed to get away for a night or so. I'd been through Archer City once before and had stopped to see the well-known bookstores but my wife had not. (I am a TCU graduate and my major professor, Dr. Keith Odom, had also been an antiquarian bookstore aficionado. ) We had no idea where...

4Thank JohnH013
Reviewed 12 January 2010

What a delight and blessing to find this adorable B&B tucked away in Archer City. I always feel so at home and safe here at this cozy Inn, and I attribute that to Mary, the owner. Mary goes above and beyond to make you feel welcome and to ensure a great stay with the special touches she adds. She always...

6Thank AHappyTexan
Texas, USA
Reviewed 2 August 2006

We came for a quick one-nighter to visit the bookstore, still all keyed up from our high-pressure jobs. After we adjusted to the hectic pace of the Lonesome Dove Inn - browsing through books, taking a bubble bath, sitting on the back porch sipping wine and chatting - we figured we were in good enough shape to extend our stay...

4Thank EZReader
ridgecrest, california
Reviewed 10 June 2006

We went to Archer City, Texas to see the ultimate in book stores. Larry McMurtry, author of Lonesome Dove, Terms of Endearment, the Last Picture Show and many more, has purchased four buildings in Archer City and has turned them into “Booked Up,” a fantastic collection of used books covering every subject possible. It is truly a Mecca for any...

5Thank desertrat2

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The Lonesome Dove Inn is located in Archer City, Texas, on the edge of the Great Plains. The area, settled in 1878, has historically been known for its rich land, its cattle and oil, its big ranches, and lonesome cowboys and their cattle calls. The Dovecote is adjacent to the Lonesome Dove Inn and guests have the choice of breakfast at the Inn or kitchen priveleges at Dovecote. We're only 25 miles from Wichita Falls. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lonesome Dove Inn

Address: 225 W. Main, Archer City, TX 76351
Region: United States > Texas > Archer City
Price Range: $90 - $208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7

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