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Where to Play, Sip, and Stay in El Paso

DoubleTree by Hilton Downtown
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DoubleTree by Hilton Downtown
600 N. El Paso Street

This boutique hotel combines urban chic with impeccable service. The stylish, upscale accommodations feature soothing earth tones, local photography and unmatched contemporary comfort. The Mediterranean-influenced Sunset Terrace overlooks downtown El Paso and offers a sleek atmosphere with creative cocktails and breathtaking views. A few floors down, locals and guest flock to Fire Bar regularly to mix and mingle in this ultra-urban lounge. The wine list is nothing short of impressive.

Gardner Hotel & Hostel
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Gardner Hotel & Hostel
311 E. Franklin Ave.

The Gardner Hotel & Hostel is the oldest continually operating hotel in El Paso since 1922. The lavishly decorated lobby is unique mix of old world charm and the western frontier. Whether you choose to stay in the hotel or hostel you will feel as though you have stepped back in time. Original antique furniture, beautiful marble slabs and endless history make the Gardner a truly unique experience. Adjoining the hotel is the popular Pot Au Feu International Restauarnt. French cooking techniques, intense focus on detail and an intimate setting make Pot Au Feu a must visit. The fare is authentic and the menu changes seasonally to offer a variety of classic French bistro dishes.

Hotel Indigo El Paso
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Hotel Indigo El Paso
325 N. Kansas St.

Mid-century architecture meets contemporary design at the Hotel Indigo. Guests are greeted with a mix of El Paso history, local neighborhood charm and the spirit of today’s downtown district. The vibrant sights and flavor of the hotel offers a unique experience surrounded by the culture of the area neighborhood. The hotels Circa 1963 Bar specializes in modern mixology and is dedicated to providing a service that is nothing short of spectacular. The awe-inspiring panoramic views from this indoor-outdoor bar are sure to impress.

Hotel Paso Del Norte
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Hotel Paso Del Norte
101 S. El Paso St.

Originally built in 1912 and located in the heart of downtown, the Hotel Paso Del Norte is listed on the National Historical Register. The hotel’s spacious guestrooms and suites are a favorite amongst leisure and business travelers alike. Ask for a room with a view of the Franklin Mountains and you won’t be disappointed. The 80-year old Tiffany glass dome is the showcase of the elegant Dome Bar. Voted one of the world’s top 12 bars by GQ Magazine, the Dome Bar features a sophisticated atmosphere accompanied with live music.

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