El Paso’s Hotel and Hostel in Downtown

Nov - 15 2013

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It is El Paso’s oldest operating hotel in the city. It opened back in 1922 by lawyer Preston E. Gardner and has been run by a handful of owners, including being handed down family lies. There is some history that goes with it as well. Banker robber John Dillinger stayed at the hotel back in […]

Gardner Hotel near Downtown El Paso

Oct - 22 2013

Gardner

The Gardner Hotel is located in an expanding area of the city…downtown El Paso. Back in 2000, the city had a population over 550,000. Fast forward about 13 years; the population is starting to get within reaching distance of 700,000. And with the population growing that much over a decade, the city is making an […]

History and Culture!

Aug - 05 2013

History

Near the Gardner Hotel in Downtown El Paso are many places to visit that are in walking distance.  Below are some interesting places to visit that may spark your interest while staying at our hotel. The El Paso Holocaust Museum -Visitors will travel back in time to the Holocaust event through many multimedia and will […]

5 Things To Do When You Arrive In Any New City | Gardner Hotel | El Paso, Tx

Jun - 21 2013

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What’s the first thing you do when you get to your vacation destination? Go out for a celebratory drink? Unpack? Take a nap? While all of those are good ideas, they’re not at the very top of my list of things to do when I arrive in a new city. Here are five things I […]

The Gardner Hotel History Part 2 | Historical Hotel | El Paso, Tx

Jun - 14 2013

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The current owner, Joe Nebhan (son of John Nebhan), began working odd jobs around the hotel when he was 8. He took over management of the hotel in 1981 and soon realized that the Gardner could not continue operating as a retirement hotel and so he began to operate the El Paso hotel as an […]

The Gardner Hotel History | Historical Hotel | El Paso, Tx

Jun - 07 2013

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Stepping inside the lobby of the Gardner Hotel and El Paso International Hostel, guests are transported from busy Downtown streets to a place that is reminiscent of another era. Its marble staircase leads to rooms that have seen countless guests. The hotel was opened in 1922 by Preston E. Gardner, a lawyer who in 1923 […]

Top Hotel Safety Tips | Gardner Hotel | El Paso, Tx

May - 28 2013

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Staying in a hotel is part of a mobile professionals way of life. Having your mobile gear stolen while staying in a hotel, is not an event you’d like to have happen. Protect yourself and your mobile gear with these steps to ensure safety. You are responsible for your mobile gear at all times – […]

Staying in a Hotel with a Baby | Gardner Hotel | El Paso, Tx

May - 21 2013

Staying

Before your stay Reserve the big room!  I know it probably costs a bit more, but we found that having a bigger room was a life saver.  We asked for a King Study (title probably varies from hotel to hotel), which got us a King size bed and a couch/chair area.  Baby boy’s pack n’ […]

11 Tips and Tricks for Greening your Hotel Stay | Gardner Historic Hotel | El Paso, Tx

May - 14 2013

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  Let’s face it, as much as we love camping, hostels, and Eco-lodges sometimes a hotel is the most reasonable option. Luckily, even when staying at the least environmentally-friendly hotel you have a lot of control over your environmental impact. Here are 11 of our favorite tips and tricks for being a little friendlier to […]

What to Pack for an Adult Going to a Hotel | Gardner Hotel | El Paso, Tx

May - 07 2013

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    Even the most luxurious hotel suite won’t feel like home, but the contents of your suitcase can make your hotel stay as comfortable as possible. You’ll need some basics, of course, but tucking a few personal touches into your luggage can make your stay more pleasant. Once you’ve counted all the flowers on […]