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The Gas at This Hotel in Death Valley Will Leave Your Wallet Parched

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  Site Where: Highway 190 [map], Death Valley, CA, United States, 92328
May 4, 2011 at 9:36 AM | by | ()

Where there are high gas prices, it seems that hotel gas packages are not far behind. But what about a hotel that sells gas? We've never heard of a gas station at a hotel before but apparently there is one at the Furnace Creek Resort, a sprawling resort in Death Valley, Calif. with two hotels, a 18-hole golf course, swimming pools, restaurants and even its own airstrip.

And just like hotel omelets, soda, wine, parking, massages, phone calls, WiFi and whatever else is sold in a hotel, the gas is marked up considerably. LA Times reports that gas is $5.75 a gallon at the resort. (It's actually a Chevron station.)

We're guessing that if you're staying in Death Valley, you probably will pay the $5.75 a gallon to fill up your car because who the heck is going to pass up gas when driving through the desert?

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