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The front porch is a great place to sit and watch the sunriseThe front porch showing the kitchen window
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Terlingua GhostTown Ruin - Boystown

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Terlingua GhostTown Ruin - Boystown

Entire cabin
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Great location
100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean
17 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

Unique miner's casita in the GhostTown. Basic and organic: built by loving hands a hundred years ago, but comfortably updated. Enjoy the kitchen or stroll the neighborhood for dinner out. Porch has award-winning views. Mountains! Stars!


Air conditioning
Hot water

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for children (0-12) and pets
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 9PM and check out out by 11AM


238 Reviews

Chris User Profile
December 2018
Such a great little home base while we ran around Big Bend! Clean, warm, comfortable... will for sure book again on our next trip. Betty also was really great at recommending fun hikes for us. Thanks for the great stay!
Lisa User Profile
December 2018
Boystown was wonderful in all respects and Betty is an amazing host! Best place to stay in Terlingua!
Vance User Profile
November 2018
It was very clean, beautiful views. Betty responds quickly to any questions and it very helpful with knowledge of terlingua and big bend. 10/10 would return
Hans User Profile
November 2018
Viva Terlingua. I can’t imagine not returning to the area and not staying here. It’s perfect in all ways.
Jennifer User Profile
November 2018
We absolutely loved our stay here! Great location right on the edge of the Terlingua Ghost town with wonderful 360 degree views. The home was quaint and cozy and we loved the authenticity of it being an original ruin. Bed and shower were great and loved watching the sunrise and…
Laura User Profile
November 2018
Boystown is great! Great location that is close to both Big Bend National Park and to Big Bend Ranch State Park. The lodging is quaint. Entrance to the bathroom is outside the back door which is a bonus at night so you can see the lovely night sky. It is not a hassle at all. The…
Jim User Profile
November 2018
This is definitely the place you should stay in Terlingua. It's the most unique place you'll probably ever stay and the host (Betty) is one of the most gracious hosts you'll ever meet. It's walking distance from Ghost Town and in a quiet spot off the main road. Spotlessly clean,…

Hosted by Betty

Terlingua, Texas, United StatesJoined in October 2014
Betty User Profile
499 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 book…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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