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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Jo & I wanted a cozy get away with good old fashioned service and with real people to make you feel welcome. Wow, did we find it! Becky and Dutch were the absolute best. The house was just perfect in every detail and we felt so welcome in the whole house not just the beautiful room we were in. The...

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Sonora, Texas
Reviewed 25 November 2013

I had to be in Waco for a friend's wedding on my birthday weekend, so I decided to make a mini-vacation out of it, and stayed in this wonderful B&B. The service was always fun, welcoming, and caring, and the other guests were also friendly! The breakfast was delicious, and the waiter, Dutch, was terrific. I had such a great...

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Round Rock, Texas, United States
Reviewed 11 November 2013

We spent our 6th Anniversary here. It was our destination, we were not passing through on our way to somewhere else. The house was elegant and you could tell that so much thought went into the decor of each room. Thank you Becky and Matt for your hospitality and Dutch for the great stories and good laughs. It was truely...

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TheCottonPalace, Owner at The Cotton Palace, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your anniversary stay in Waco at The Cotton Palace B & B. And thrilled you loved our great town and all the activities we have for tourists in Waco. Congratulations on your anniversary and we'd love to have you come back - maybe next anniversary??? Lots happening in our great city!

Hewitt, Texas
Reviewed 27 October 2013

My wife and I enjoy getting away for our anniversary and staying at a place where we can hit the pause button on kids, work and life. This quest normally takes us several hours from home to the familiar Texas B&B locations. We decided to try Cotton Palace, only about 20 minutes from our home, based on some local feedback...

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Los Angeles, California, United States
Reviewed 4 October 2013

Call it "The Best Bread and Breakfast in America" -- and we've seen many! If I could live at The Cotton Palace, I'd move back to Waco. And I've lived in Southern California for 35 years. But we recently had an incredible four day stay at The Cotton Palace while on a book tour of my new book, and it...

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TheCottonPalace, Owner at The Cotton Palace, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! It was truly a pleasure for all of us to get to know you and Renee and get to share in your homecoming and literary success. Can't wait for your return visit. We would love to get you back to Waco - permanently! So glad you enjoyed the house and your breakfast every morning....

Florida
Reviewed 1 October 2013

I was in Waco for my 45th class reunion. I knew Becky and her sister Emily at Waco High School and Dutch was one of my instructors at Baylor University. But we had never been in contact since we left high school. Upon arrival, it was like we were still back in high school, which was nice. BUT, what she...

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TheCottonPalace, Owner at The Cotton Palace, responded to this review

It's always fun to return to your roots and we were so glad to be a part of your return to yours and to reminisce at your high school reunion. It was wonderful to get a chance to hear about your travels and your life after high school. It was a treat to know you as a fellow student but...

Reviewed 25 August 2013

What a beautiful place this is! Very comfortable beds. Breakfast was superb. Best of all Dutch is a delightful companion at breakfast. Becky and Matt are so welcoming. My son and husband enjoyed the cookies. We stayed in Matt's Attic which is the entire 3 rd floor. It is perfect for a family. The other rooms are beautifully decorated too....

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TheCottonPalace, Owner at The Cotton Palace, responded to this review

So glad the boys liked the cookies! Matt's Attic is a great space for a family or friends wanting several separate bed. It has a queen bed and a single bed and a trundle bed that sleeps 2 more. We'd love to have you make a return visit!

Houston, Texas, United States
Reviewed 6 August 2013

All the rooms had something special. You won't go wrong with any of them. I didn't see the one in the attic, but my friend said it was very nice. Breakfast was wonderful, and we fell in love with "Dutch". Thank you Becky for all your hard work to make the Cotton Palace such a special place.

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TheCottonPalace, Owner at The Cotton Palace, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your breakfast with Dutch! He does make for a lively breakfast every morning. Seemed like you thoroughly enjoyed your high school reunion - hope it's not another 5 years before we get to see you again! I will be sending you that breakfast recipe you asked for - hope it's a hit on your brunch!

Chicago, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 23 July 2013

I was in town for a couple of day visiting family with my baby and toddler; we stayed in "Matt's Attic." Becky and Matt were so kind and helpful, Becky was like an extra grandma to my boys while we were there. And the breakfasts... oh, my!! I've been dreaming about those breakfasts since I got home! Thanks for a...

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TheCottonPalace, Owner at The Cotton Palace, responded to this review

The boys were so much fun! Matt's Attic is a great space for a family. Lots of room to move around and since it is the entire third floor - very quiet and removed from the other guests.

West Columbia, Texas
Reviewed 9 July 2013 via mobile

I stayed here one night. The place is beautiful inside and the owner is very nice. The breakfast was good. I had a suite and it was nice. No one else was there that night. I don't think I would come here for my honeymoon because, you can here everything in the hallway when someone walks by. The bed was...

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TheCottonPalace, Owner at The Cotton Palace, responded to this review

Thank you for complimenting the decor of the house! Our goal in renovation was to update the 1910 house yet high light the wonderful architectural elements of the Craftsman style. I think your comment about the location of the house - is quite accurate - when you buy a property that is over 100 - it is going to be...

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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
  • Suites
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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: $144 - $197 (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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