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“Great Place To Stay”
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The Cotton Palace
Ranked #1 of 11 Waco B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Coldspring, Texas
1 review
“Great Place To Stay”
Reviewed 6 April 2011

Have been staying at the Cotton Palace for the last ten years. A group of friends meet every year and the Cotton Palace is our favorite bed & breakfast. It is decorated with beautiful antiques but have all the conveniencies. Lovely place to stay.

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  • Stayed April 2011, travelled with friends
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, Owner at The Cotton Palace, responded to this review, 7 April 2011
We look forward to your group's visit every year and are so pleased we will be seeing you again in 2012. You are a fun group of ladies! I am so glad you decided to make The Cotton Palace B & B your yearly destination. Becky Hodges - Innkeeper
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Waco, Texas
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Reviewed 31 March 2011

On my recent stay at the Cotton Palace in Waco, we so enjoyed that lovely old home. Becky, a cross between Martha Stewart and Paula Deen, has decorated beautifully and provides for all your needs;
cookies up stairs, sunroom for TV watching and visitiing, beautiful linens and private bathrooms, and of course her delicious food!! Her almond crusted french toast with raspberries was out of this world!!
Becky, Dutch, Betty and Matt all made us feel at home and of course, Dutch entertained!!
What a great experience!! Thanks to you all!!

  • Stayed February 2011, travelled as a couple
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 30 March 2011

Lovely rooms, outstanding breakfast and friendly owners.

  • Stayed March 2011, travelled as a couple
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San Antonio, Texas
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Reviewed 30 March 2011

College kids don't have time to come home? Go to them! And you won't have to do laundry!!! And you won't have to coax them to come to you . . . Becky's cookies will take care of that! And there is plenty of room to visit or get a room for them! Breakfast with Dutch is always a treat . . . and delicious!

Room Tip: We have stayed in three...All great!
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  • Stayed March 2011, travelled as a couple
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Pflugerville, Texas
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Reviewed 28 March 2011

The Cotton Palace is our favorite destination for travel to Waco. We always feel so welcome and comfortable the minute we walk through the door. We are personally greeted and escorted to our room. We have a central snack bar with homemade cookies and speciality teas and coffee. The home is absolutely beautiful and the furnishings are so perfect. Breakfast is amazing! Beds are very comfortable.

  • Stayed March 2011, travelled as a couple
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Fort Myers, Florida
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Reviewed 28 March 2011

The web site is absolutely correct when it indicates Cotton Palace is "old southen charm and hospitality wrapped in 21st century luxury." The history, very interesting! The hospitality, the service, outstanding! The breakfast, excellent, and our son is an executive chef! The breakfast meal was even enhanced by commentary from the owner! And, we loved the homebaked cookies in the evening. The staff, cordial and informed! The rooms, impeccable! Not to be overlooked, the other guests were extremely friendly which always enhances ones' stay in a B&B! Upon leaving, we made our reservations for October, 2011. We highly recommend it!!! Lynn & Jill Bishop, Ft. Myers, FL

  • Stayed October 2010, travelled as a couple
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Sachse, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 28 March 2011

The service was awesome, if you needed anything the host was there to serve you at a moments notice and if you came for peace and quiet they were invisable.
The room was spacious, with everything you needed, wonderful matresses with luxurious sheets, plush bath robes, fresh baked cookies and refreshments. The location was close to tourist attractions, the river, shopping and food but tucked into a quiet, lovely neighborhood. A beautifully restored home, well worth a nights stay just to experience the amazing breakfast.

  • Stayed March 2011
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Additional Information about The Cotton Palace

Property: The Cotton Palace
Address: 1910 Austin Ave., Waco, TX 76701
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Region: United States > Texas > Waco
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Waco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 7
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 

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