Fort Davis Drug Store & Hotel

113 State Street , Fort Davis, TX 79734 USA (Show map)


The Fort Davis Drug Store and Hotel is a historic landmark in the heart of Fort Davis, TX. It houses an old fashioned soda fountain, butter cream fudge factory, restaurant, gift shop, and hotel. Step back in time as you enter the doors of this happy place.



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  • Guest room3.9
  • Service4.0
  • Value4.1
  • Cleanliness3.9
  • Onsite Dining4.0

Great Home Base to explore the area

5 on November 18, 2015

Very friendly staff in the restaurant made our stay memorable. The hotel was clean and comfortable. Great location to serve as a home base while exploring Fort Davis, MacDonald Observatory, Marfa and other areas close by.

O.K. Establishment

2.6 on November 18, 2015

Room was really cold. They could have turned on the heater before we checked in to make the room more pleasant, since they knew we were there. Which leads me to my next comment. My experience with other hotels is that if the room is ready even though you may be an hour ahead of check-in, they allow you to check-in. The lady here was not friendly at all about check-in. She said it had to be 3:00 p.m. no exceptions even though it was obvious the room was ready. Long hair was found in the bathtub - kind of grossed me out. Other than that, everything was fine.

Great choice

5 on October 15, 2015

I confess I booked this hotel after I was unable to find availability in Marfa. It was the best twist of fate! Much closer to the things we were interested in visiting in the area (history and observatory) plus prettier, more scenic surroundings. Very clean rooms and friendly staff. Would recommend to anyone.

Labor Day Stay

4.6 on September 21, 2015

The ffolks who work here are outstanding, they made the stay very pleasant

Weekend getaway

4.0 on August 29, 2015

Everyone at the Old Texas Inn was friendly and helpful. People we met in town were so friendly too. The rooms were better than pictured and made us feel right at home.


4.6 on June 09, 2015

My stay was great, minus the cold water only in the shower hiccup, but it got resolved after speaking with the staff that were on it, quick. I would definitely stay again.

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3.0 on May 20, 2015

The room was good with all necessary amenities. Room service was timely and was done before we came back in the afternoon. The price was appropriate, although it would have been nice to include some breakfast as is done elsewhere. The restaurant was good. There are no comparable places in Fort Davis that serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Quaint and cozy

4.2 on June 23, 2014

Situated above a restaurant, the "Buffalo Soldier" room was quiet and cozy. The check in was the same as the cashier for the restaurant so we had to compete with patrons to check in with luggage in hand. But really, that was the only complaint and a very minor one at that.

Great stay at Old Texas Inn

5 on June 23, 2014

Room was clean and as advertised. Breakfast, which is not included in room price, was very good.

Awesome place to stay!

4.4 on June 04, 2014

This is a quaint little place... loved it. Really loved the restaurant there!

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Rooms & Rates

Buffalo Soldier Room #4

King and Full Bed private bath

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

The Rancher

Queen and a Full Bed, private bath

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

The Apache

Queen, Bunk bed with a full and twin bunk, private bath

  • Maximum Capacity: 5
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double , 1 Twin

South of the Border

2 Queen Beds, private bath

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen

Nana's Room

Queen and one twin, private bed

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

The Texas Star

Queen bed and a twin (trundle can be available), private bath

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

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Location Type

near McDonald Observatory, near Fort Davis National Historic Site, Downtown, Mountains, Small town


Midland, TX (MAF) 161 miles

Directions to property:

Right in the heart of Fort Davis on the main street 113 State Street

Area Attractions

Historical interests, Museum, National/State parks, McDonald Observatory, Picnic area

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Inn Details

On-site amenities

, Cell service, Restaurant, Gift Shop, Fudge Factory, Art Gallery, Soda Fountain

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Hairdryer, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities


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  • Check In:: 3pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: No
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: on some holidays and spring break
  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Amount of the first nights stay
  • Cancellations: Full refund if cancelled within 3 days of visit. Full refund if cancelled within 2 weeks of holidays and special events
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Bill & Nancy Davis, Betty Trimble

Languages spoken


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Paid on-site

  • Cost: menu price
  • Time Served: 7:30 to 10:30
  • Serving Location: On-site restaurant

Special meal options

Restrictive , Vegetarian Kosher

Signature Dish

Breakfast, Hamburgers, Milkshake, Chicken Fried Steak
The Mile High Old Fashioned Hamburger is a half pound of hand-patted premium ground beef, topped with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles served w/ chips. Our milkshakes are freshly made from the soda fountain.

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