5 Reasons to Stay at the Luxurious Hotel Settles
Standing tall over downtown Big Spring, the magnificent Hotel Settles is not just an eye-catching piece of history. It’s the crown jewel of West Texas. Boasting timeless grace, palatial rooms, and first-rate on-site dining, the hotel has everything you need for a remarkable stay. From romantic getaways to family vacations and weekend road trips, the hotel accommodates all kinds of travelers with style. See the five reasons why you should stay at the Hotel Settles, then book your stay here.
Refined Touches Evoke a Bygone Era
Step into the Hotel Settles and you’ll feel as if you’ve been transported back in time. Built in the 1930’s, the hotel has been faithfully restored to all its historic glory. Dark wood-paneled walls draw you toward an airy and spacious lobby adorned with throwback furniture and a vintage Ford Model T in the corner. A grand staircase beckons you to the second level, where you can admire the intricate detail work in the ceilings and the eye-catching Western art on display. The hotel is steeped in historic charm, making your stay truly one of a kind.
Elegant Rooms Offer Comfortable Stays
Tie on your spa-style bathrobe, sip a hot cup of fresh-brewed coffee, and bask in all the natural light from large windows. With ample luxury, each room at the Hotel Settles has everything you need for a restful and relaxing getaway. Perched on the third floor, the Heritage Rooms offer both simplicity and sophistication. Restored to the original 1930’s floor plan, these units have pedestal-style fixtures and Art Deco tile in the bathroom area and a couch perfect for mid-afternoon lounging.
Located higher in the building, the Tower Rooms are spacious and elegant. Marble floors and walk-in showers with European-style shower heads adorn the bathrooms, while the rest of the unit features separate living and dining areas. Select the Sunrise or Sunset Terrace Room to catch vibrant sunrise and sunset views from your own private outdoor balcony. If you’re looking to indulge, book either the Penthouse Suite or Presidential Suite. Both have more than 1,200 square feet of space to stretch your legs and the best views of Big Spring, yet the latter also boasts custom furniture, separate tub and shower, and dual sinks.
All rooms feature cotton linens, high-end soaps and shampoos, Keurig coffee machines, and all the other comforts that’ll have you feeling pampered.
First-Rate Dining is Just Steps Away
Whether you’re out exploring all Big Spring has to offer or you’ve spent your entire day lounging in your hotel room, eventually your appetite will catch up with you. Fortunately, you don’t have to go far for a delicious meal. Find a spot in the Settles Grill, a casual, comfortable eatery that looks like an old-fashioned diner. Stop by for brunch or dinner and you can take your pick from menus that feature such delicious dishes as spicy chorizo shrimp and grits, pan-seared salmon, and fish and chips with jalapeno hushpuppies. Cap your meal off with a slice of decadent mascarpone cheesecake or a creamy chocolate torte to really indulge. After all, you are on vacation.
Now that your belly is full, head on over to the Pharmacy Bar & Parlor. With a relaxed vibe and extensive selection of classic cocktails, beer, and wine, the bar is a popular place to enjoy your favorite drinks and some great conversation. The vibrant bar area frequently hosts live music, while the easygoing parlor has comfortable seating that makes it feel like a fancy living room. Find your ideal place in the bar and hang out just like locals used to back in the day.
Enjoy Your Stay, Your Way
Relax the day away, work up a sweat, or something in between. No matter how you like to travel, you’ll find some way to savor your time on the road at the Hotel Settles. Work on your tan under the wide West Texas sky as you relax by the glistening outdoor swimming pool. Rent a cabana for a few hours or the entire day, for your own piece of prime poolside real estate. If you’re the type of traveler who always must get in a workout, check out the Fitness Studio that features an entire set of Precor circuit training equipment, elliptical gliders, free weights, and more.
Once the sun sets, ease into the bubbling waters of the outdoor hot tub and unwind as you gaze at the starry night sky. Feel all the tension leave your body and say adios to a well-spent day at the Hotel Settles.
Big Spring’s Top Spots Are Minutes Away
Hotel Settles is a destination all its own. While you could easily spend all your time here, there are still many things to see and do in Big Spring that you won’t want to miss. Start your day early and greet the sunrise from the viewpoint at Big Spring State Park. Then hike the scenic nature trails or play a round of golf on the nine-hole course at Comanche Trail Park. Head back into town to soak up some local history at the Heritage Museum & Potton House and get an up-close look at the Hangar 25 Air Museum’s collection of vintage aircraft and vehicles, including an AV-8 Harrier.
Want to mix it up with the locals? Visit some of Big Springs most unique watering holes. Partially located inside an actual train car, the Train Car Cigar Bar serves up a delightful range of drinks best enjoyed on the outdoor patio. The Desert Flower Art|Bar & Lounge is another one-of-a-kind drinking spot where you can imbibe as you admire art by local artists. Both bars have live music on the weekends, so stick around to hear some of the region’s best musicians.
Historic charm and lavish luxurious make stays at the Hotel Settles extraordinary. Book your next getaway here.