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The Cotton Palace

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Frisco, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a find! For Valentine's we took a weekend trip to visit "Fixer Upper" locales in Waco and made a reservation at The Cotton Palace based on all the TA reviews as well as its great location. The home is charming! Beautifully restored (1910 circa) and decorated. Check in was a breeze--open a lock box, remove your key and circle...

Thank Dallasgal56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best place I've stayed at. It really sets the standard of hospitality. We stayed for a few days and our highlight of our trip was this place for sure! It was like staying with family <3 We had to come back again, so we just planned another trip for March and couldn't be more excited.

Thank Te'a D
New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife & I just returned from 2 nights at the Cotton Palace. I don't have the words to explain what a great experience. Vickie, the owner, made us feel so welcome. Very helpful with places to see and eat. The breakfasts were delicious and what an experience. Mr. Dutch who helps serve breakfast, is a treasure. Between him and...

Thank nmjohnston
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I staying at the Cotton Palace for our anniversary during the weekend of January 27, 2016. We highly recommend staying here! The food was wonderful, and Ms. Vicki, the owner, even better! And you can't forget the memorable experience of meeting Mr. Dutch at breakfast. I

Thank Scott L
Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 8 December 2016

My mother and I stayed at the Cotton Palace in May, 2016. It was lovely and I can tell you not to hesitate in your choice when visiting Waco. Breakfast was delicious and more than we expected. Being served by Coach Dutch was a treat no other hotel can compare to. Breakfast is served as a group and even shy...

Thank DJ_Cincy
Reviewed 14 November 2016

My husband surprised me with a stay at The Cotton Palace the night of our wedding before leaving for our honeymoon, and it couldn't have been more perfect. So, we returned the following year for his birthday weekend and stayed in "The Bear Den". It met every expectation--comfortable, clean, accommodating, cozy, relaxing, and practical. Breakfast was delicious and the check-out...

Thank Alexis D
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Very inviting and comfortable stay! Breakfast with stories from Dutch were the best part! Super fun and interesting! Lots of history on conversation! Rooms were clean, comfy and quaint! Close to downtown, magnolia market!

Thank KRCody
Boston, MA
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We have stayed there twice. First time dropping daughter off as Freshman at Baylor. Second time visiting her the next year. The innkeepers were so welcoming. Dutch serves breakfast in the morning and is the best host. He is a retired Baylor coach. He can tell you anything you need to know about the area and Baylor U. Rooms were...

1Thank cld63
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This is a beautiful home with lovely rooms. Vicki is a gracious and fun hostesses. Love the Keurig on each floor for those of us that need a cup prior to breakfast! They had a full house and we never felt like there was noise that was disturbing (except the train that decided to whistle at 4:30:) ) The one...

Thank gne4thewkend
Vickidoo63, Owner at The Cotton Palace, responded to this review

Sweet lady ! Wish you would of said something unbelievably sorry for this. Thanks for the heads up ,will be asking everyone now if their food is hot enough. Thank you for the visit and hope to see y'all back soon blessings.

Mt. Juliet
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

For starters, reservations, directions, and check in are SUPER easy. Vicki runs a great B&B there! Super hospitable and very knowledgeable about places to visit/eat/shop all over the Waco area. Haha, you could actually not plan anything, just reserve you a weekend at the Cotton Palace, and she would be able to give you a great weekend full of plans!...

1Thank jkenned24

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Cotton Palace is a luxury restored historical landmark in the historic area of Waco, Texas. - Offering seven unique guest rooms all with private baths and some with whirlpool tubs, this Central Texas bed and breakfast is sure to please any traveler. - Complete with luxury amenities, an ideal location for visiting Waco's many attractions, and a gourmet breakfast served every morning - this wonderful Texas bed and breakfast offers a unique opportunity for your next Texas vacation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cotton Palace

Address: 1910 Austin Ave., Waco, TX 76701
Region: United States > Texas > Waco
Price Range: £89 - £121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Read descriptions on Cotton Palace website to know which room suits you best. All rooms are lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles DJ_Cincy, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor room largest”
 of 5 bubbles cld63, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If stairs are a challenge, ask for the lower room. The interior stairs are steep for those who have a hard time.”
 of 5 bubbles claral101, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room toward the back of the house. Lots of noise facing the street.”
 of 5 bubbles jshw, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Lacy Ann has a sitting room, and is lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles garyk638, 11 Jun 2016 | Read review
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