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“A gem of a B&B!”
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Rainbow Courts
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Rockdale
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 8 March 2014

Like many on this site, I've been privileged to traveled wide and far. This was my second stay at the family-owned and operated Rainbow Courts and it remains a unique gem deep in the heart of Texas. The is helpful and friendly. The rooms are charming, clean outfitted with top line bath amenities. While I'm certain the national chain motels in Rockdale offer fine and familiar comfort, the Rainbow Courts is a uniquely local experience and not to be missed.

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled with friends
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Hospitality1918, Owner at Rainbow Courts, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2014

We hope to welcome you back for another stay in the near future. Thank you for your review and kind words.
Joan Ratliff, Owner

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Reviewed 1 March 2014

Rainbow Courts Motel in Rockdale, TX is a cut above the average. The rooms are super clean, they actually have light bulbs that you can see to read with, the towels are soft and spotless. The rooms are clean, clean, clean. They are furnished with beautiful furniture and all the amenties are first class. No cheap coffee and styrofoam cups but real cups and saucers. Good TV, Free Internet and very friendly and gracious hosts in the Owners. It is worth staying there even if you have to go a little out of your way. You will be comparing all other Motels to this one from now on and none will come even close.

I run out of words to use to tell how very nice it is and very competively priced. You will not be dissapointed. .

Beverly E.
Hot Springs, AR

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled with family
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Hospitality1918, Owner at Rainbow Courts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2014

Thank you for your heartfelt review. We are delighted that you chose to stay with us and that you enjoyed Rainbow Courts. We look forward to your next stay. Safe travels.
Joan Ratliff, Owner Rainbow Courts Motel

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Reviewed 23 February 2014

Just a few blocks off the North South Texas Highway # 77, about 60 miles south of Waco, TX, on Hwy # 79. It was recommended by Julie from Fulton Beach Bungalows of Fulton, TX. Pull into their quaint Office driveway and you will find just a little piece of paradise. For being the oldest operating Motel in TX you will be so happy you stopped to spend the night. Fabulous facilities that will beckon you to return on your next visit to the area. We were 110% satisfied and will certainly make it a MUST stop on our return to Texas, from the cold tundra in South Dakota, next year. This was our first year south to enjoy the warmer weather. It very well could become a habit and Rainbow Courts will also become a habit.

Room Tip: All their rooms are to die for. Excellent folks and facilities. Highly recommended.
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  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Hospitality1918, Owner at Rainbow Courts, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2014

Thank you for choosing Rainbow Courts Motel for your lodging in Rockdale, TX. We look forward to your next stay and becoming your lodging"habit". Stay as warm as possible in the cold tundra of S. Dakota and in the meanwhile look forward to warmer climate in Texas. Safe Travels.
Joan Ratliff, Owner, Rainbow Courts Motel

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Reviewed 14 February 2014

This is the kind of motel you would see in old black and white movies, with one story rooms in a row, porch chairs outside the doors, huge old trees, a large lawn with wooden lawn chairs. Inside the rooms one finds antique furniture with very nice appointments--good pictures, lovely ceramic lamps-- not the normal motel decorations. But then there was a good mattress, coffee maker, fridge, cable tv, wifi, a fancy folded towel, upgraded bath fixtures, tree hugger shampoo, all the comforts of a large motel. My room was small, but still had a double bed, overstuffed chair, tv, table and desk chair--all for $59. They do have larger rooms and suites. To top it off, the motel is run by very nice people. I would definitely stay there again.

Stayed: February 2014
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Hospitality1918, Owner at Rainbow Courts, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2014

Thank you for staying with us at Rainbow Courts Motel. The business has been in my family since 1918 and as the new generation owner, this business provides a history "lesson" every day. We are so fortunate to have wonderful guests such as yourself. We look forward to your next stay.

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Reviewed 27 January 2014

I happened on this treasure and am so glad I did! A historic and interesting "motel" first established in 1918 and kept in the family. All necessary amenities and a special atmosphere. I will return as soon as I can and stay longer next time.

Stayed: January 2014, travelled on business
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Hospitality1918, Owner at Rainbow Courts, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2014

Thank you for choosing Rainbow Courts Motel. We look forward to your next stay and hope you are able to stay longer.

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Reviewed 19 December 2013

When we arrived we were pleasantly in aw of this beautiful, manicured property. The quant courtyard and landscaping is magical. When we entered our single king room we both were taken back. The description was spot on but failed to mention the Memory Form bed...heaven!! High end details down to the linens and soaps. I highly recommend staying at the Rainbow Court and will never stay anywhere else. What a trip back to the old days at staying in motels but with a modern high end touch. Well done!!

Stayed: December 2013, travelled with family
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Hospitality1918, Owner at Rainbow Courts, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2014

Thank you for your complements. We are so fortunate to have the nicest customers. We look forward to your next stay and hope to see you soon. Our beds are heavenly! Safe travels.

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Reviewed 2 December 2013

My wife needed to get outside of Dallas for a little while - she was really stressed out from her studies. So I gave this place a try after reading about it online. It turned out to be exactly what we needed. The Garden room, which was where we stayed, was clean, cozy, and charming. The bathroom was spotless, the kitchenette was well equipped, and the bed was super comfortable. On the subject of that bed, we had perhaps the best night sleep we have had together all year! And to top it all off the landscaping outside was very beautiful. I recommend this place to any couple passing through the area.

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Hospitality1918, Owner at Rainbow Courts, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2014

We are so happy that you chose Rainbow Courts Motel for your get-a way. We pride ourseleves on having a unique property and appreciate your nice complements. We look forward to your next retreat and hope the studies are going well.
Best Regards,
Joan Ratliff, Owner or Rainbow Courts, Family Owned and Operated

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Address: 915 Cameron Ave., Rockdale, TX 76567
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Region: United States > Texas > Rockdale
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Rockdale
Price Range: £50 - £68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Rainbow Courts 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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