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You are gonna love breakfast !Front porch and door. A good place to enjoy a glass of wine and watch the sun set
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Desert Pearl historic home

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Desert Pearl historic home

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean8 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

The Ocotillo room is a master bedroom with pine ceilings and skylights. It has a built-in bath, sitting area, tv, and queen bed.


Air Conditioning
Laptop friendly workspace

House Rules

Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)


75 Reviews

Diann User Profile
May 2017
We returned to stay with Ellen after a two year gap. Our first stay there remains the very best of our dozen airbnb stays, so we had high expectations of the Desert Pearl. It was all as we remembered, from the charm, character and cleanliness of Ellen's home, with all the thought…
Diann User Profile
May 2015
Staying with Ellen was an absolute delight. Her home was charming, clean and very comfortable, full of color and original touches. The bedrooms and bathrooms were beautifully decorated and well equipped, and her welcoming bedside pastries and breakfast granola were all delicious …
Stefania User Profile
May 2018
Ellen is a thoughtful host, her place is beautiful and unique just like her. The place is great, room feels very comfortable, garden is relaxing and she offered a delicious gourmet breakfast. Excellent and centric spot to explore west Texas.
Alexa User Profile
May 2018
This is my second time to West Texas in 6 months and I placed my parents up this time and as always - she was amazing! My parents couldn’t stop raving about how wonderful she was. I will always recommend folks to stay with Ellen. Her breakfast is always killer and so tasty as wel…
Tyler User Profile
April 2018
She’s an amazing host. I can’t begin to describe how great the entire experience was. Ellen’s breakfast was phenomenal and she was just an absolute delight overall.
Misty User Profile
April 2018
Ellen is an excellent hostess. The B&B was adorable and Ellen is a great cook and baker!!! Would highly recommend a stay at her place!! Misty
Michelle User Profile
March 2018
Everything was perfect. A close drive to check out the Marfa lights and some nice dinner options in Alpine. House and room were super cute, comfy, and so well decorated. Absolutely spotlessly clean. We will definitely stay there again sometime for Ellen's great hospitality and th…

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Alpine, Texas, United StatesJoined in October 2013
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202 Reviews
Ellen is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I am a retired educator and now own and manage an upscale thrift store. I love to cook in my spare time and I have a huge collection of cookbooks. The local farmer's market is held every Saturday in the parking lot of my store so I prepare fresh baked goods for that. I love to…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a day
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