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Terlingua Mining Ruin - Lofthouse

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Terlingua Mining Ruin - Lofthouse

Entire house
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Sparkling clean
15 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Betty is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

Step back to a simpler time in this comfortably updated authentic ruin in the heart of the ghost town. Built by miners a hundred years ago, its spacious porch affords the best view of the Chisos Mountains and Big Bend National Park.


Air conditioning
Laptop friendly workspace
Unavailable: Smoke detector
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported smoke or carbon monoxide detectors on the property.
Entire place
You’ll have the space to yourself and will only share it with those you’re traveling with.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed


311 Reviews

Scott User Profile
September 2019
The Loft House is wonderfully unique and offers amazing views of the Chisos Mountains and surrounding area around Terlingua. Betty is a super host and we will return again.
Megan User Profile
September 2019
This is a beautiful space with gorgeous views, and so conveniently located! We really enjoyed our stay. Betty was a friendly and gracious host.
Robert User Profile
September 2019
We had a fantastic time at Betty's guest house. The space is clean and cozy and the porch with outdoor bed was super-fun. We'll be back!
Stephanie User Profile
August 2019
Betty greeted us soon after arrival and was a delight! The place was beautiful and has the best views of sunrises, sunsets, and STARS!! The Milky Way view was amazing and the shooting stars were spectacular. Would stay here again! Great location near the Starlight (so tasty!) and…
Terri User Profile
August 2019
We enjoyed Betty’s Loft House. Great views. Easy to find, close to restaurant, bar and coffee shop. If you want to cook the kitchen appeared to have most everything, including some spices and coffee. Only thing I noticed it didn’t have a microwave oven, not that we needed it…
Sarah User Profile
August 2019
Amazing trip in an amazing place! Everything is just as pictured- but you can’t take a picture of just how great it is. We felt like we were in our own little world. The AC works great (truly my biggest concern), a great escape from the August heat. The kitchen had everything we…
Bethany User Profile
July 2019
I absolutely LOVED Betty’s place ❤️ Can’t wait to go back and stay again!

Hosted by Betty

Terlingua, TXJoined in October 2014
Betty User Profile
594 Reviews
Betty is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I've lived in Terlingua for nearly thirty years. I first came to Big Bend to go on a rafting trip, and I fell in love with the landscape. When I finally moved here, I bought three dilapidated mining ruins, and I've worked on restoring them over the years. I have managed a…
Interaction with guests
I live close by and am happy to share with you my knowledge of the area and to make suggestions of activities you might enjoy.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighborhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: 3PM - 9PM
Checkout: 11AM
3PM - 9PM

House Rules

  • Not suitable for children and infants
  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events