Top 2 Historic Hotels In Amarillo, Texas - Updated 2024

Trina Joy Cassey
Trina Joy Cassey 
Contributing Writer
| 1 min read

The entrance to the nearby Palo Duro Canyon State Park, Amarillo, is a vibrant city in Texas Panhandle. It is well known for the steak challenge, which happens at The Big Texan Steak Ranch. There are plenty of things to do in the area for a memorable trip. Amarillo Historical Museum is the best place to visit if you want to learn about the city’s history. You can tour Amarillo Museum of Art for free and see fascinating art pieces from different parts of the world. Animals lovers will enjoy a day at Amarillo Zoo, home to wild animals and reptiles. For outdoor enthusiasts, head to Wildcat Bluff Nature Center with 5-mi (8-km) trails. If you want to feel the vibes of Old Texas, staying in historic accommodations would be perfect! So, browse through these top historic hotels in Amarillo, Texas.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) properties with historic significance, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 31, 2024.

1. The Big Texan Motel (from USD 74)

This classic accommodation in Amarillo provides guests with a convenient and comfortable stay. It started as a famous steakhouse in 1960, and in 1983, Big Texan Motel was built on the property. It has a beautiful exterior showcasing the charm of the Old West Town’s main street.

It features an on-site restaurant, The Big Texan Steak Ranch. You can swim in the outdoor pool and enjoy the sunshine. There are vending machines in the lodging if you want some snacks. WiFi is available in every room to keep you connected. There is also a cafe and a store on site. If you are up for a drink, you can visit the bar for some beer and refreshing cocktails.

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The Big Texan Motel

Address: 7701 Interstate 40 Access Rd
8.87 km (5.6 mi) from Wonderland Amusement Park

Top guest reviews
i liked the location food and friendly atmosphere
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2. The Barfield, Autograph Collection (from USD 165)

A newly renovated hotel that was built in 1927, Barfield Hotel, Autograph Collection is a gem in Amarillo. It offers guests modern amenities, yet it has preserved its historical beauty. You can sleep comfortably in its sophisticated rooms with WiFi, a workstation, and a seating area.

According to the locals, the accommodation is where people do their business in the past. Today, it still offers four meeting rooms for business travelers. You can also savor delicious meals in their on-site restaurant and exercise in the gym. Breakfast comes with an extra fee, as well as valet parking.

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The Barfield, Autograph Collection

3.93 km (2.5 mi) from Wonderland Amusement Park

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
our room was very comfortable
we were very pleasantly surprised by how stylish yet friendly this property was
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An exciting trip to the charming Amarillo

Whether you want to taste the famous steak of the city or engage in thrilling outdoor adventures, Amarillo will never disappoint. It provides all types of travelers with the vacation they deserve. If you are looking for vintage yet contemporary accommodation, stay in one of these top historic hotels in Amarillo, Texas.

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Trina, a preschool teacher, is a working mom and a devoted wife to an analyst programmer. She's also a writer, cook, and travel enthusiast. Trina firmly believes that travel is a valuable...Read more

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