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Reviewed 26 March 2013

So enjoyed our 2 night stay at The Cotton Palace. Excellent food and accommodations. Our room was 2nd floor, front of the house, but still very quiet and well appointed. Sitting area for 5 rooms upstairs very cozy. Loved the sun porch downstairs for early mornng coffee, as well. The waiter-in-training, as he calls himself, was wonderful. 12 people came...

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

I really like what you said about everyone leaving as "friends" - that's the way we always feel - and we are so blessed at The Cotton Palace to have made hundreds of wonderful "friends". Hope to see you again soon in our great town!

Lebanon, Ohio, United States
Reviewed 25 March 2013

I highly recommend staying at The Cotton Palace, you won't be disappointed. We spent a week in Waco on business and enjoyed staying in Matt's Attic on the 3rd floor. It was quiet and private. We enjoyed getting to know Becky over breakfast each morning. She was accommodating of both our dietary needs and our schedule for the week. She...

Thank MrsElectric2013
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2013

We stayed here whilst on a visit to Baylor University. I have never stayed in a nicer place. Everything and I mean everything was absolutely superb. There is simply no comparison between a soulless chain hotel and the wonderfully personal Cotton Palace. If it costs you a little more to stay here, it is absolutely worth it.

Thank Tim P
TheCottonPalace, Owner at The Cotton Palace, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your trip to Texas and The Cotton Palace. Will be thinking of you as I drink my "Oxford tea" this afternoon - what a thoughtful gift!!! Hope you might have had a chance to visit The Armstrong Browning Library (the stained glass windows are extraordinary) on the Baylor campus - but if you didn't, maybe you...

San Jose, California
Reviewed 24 February 2013

Best experience away from home we've ever had. Such a wonderful family, beautiful home, incredible heartfelt service surpassing anything anyone could teach an Inn Keeper. This kind of quality service only comes from within the fabric a very special family. We can't wait to go back! All of the rooms were beautifully decorated, men- don't worry- not over done, you...

1Thank Kathy K
TheCottonPalace, Owner at The Cotton Palace, responded to this review

Kathy~ Thank you for the nice comments! We have had a run of California guests these last few weeks - so happy they have all left central Texas with a favorable impression. Hope your son enjoyed his visit to the Baylor campus - we would love to see him choose Baylor to continue his education even though it is a...

Stephenville, Texas
Reviewed 13 December 2012

My wife and I recently spent a relaxing weekend at the Cotton Palace. Becky is a wonderful host and you instantly feel that you are part of their home. It was nice to be able to sit around and relax with a well stocked video/book library. You are given a key to the door and can come and go as...

Thank notyours
Predazzo, Veneto, Italy
Reviewed 23 November 2012

My husband and I really enjoyed our stay here. Our room was lovely, and had every amenity we could want. There were also cookies and a coffee machine outside our door in the upstairs sitting area. Breakfast was delicious...we enjoyed cheesy herbed scrambled eggs, sausage, and blueberry pecan French toast. This along with great coffee, juice, and fun conversation. We...

Thank Stacy D
Fritz Creek, Alaska
Reviewed 25 October 2012

From one Inn Keeper to another, thanx for a wonderful stay. Becky, you are a wonderful host. Your beautifully restored home is a real treat. The rooms are well appointed and spacious. Breakfast is wonderful, with GREAT conversation all around. But best of all is the 'Waiter in Training', Dutch! Hope to see you in Alaska sometime.

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

We loved getting to host you on your trip to Waco and hearing all about your wonderful lodge in Alaska and sharing stories. I would really love to see it in person - maybe one day...

Katy, Texas, United States
Reviewed 8 October 2012

My wife and I have visited dozens of B&Bs around the U.S., and the Cotton Palace, frankly is the best one. All important B&B factors are in place - setting, rooms, ambiance, breakfast, innkeepers...it has all you expect in a high quality B&B experience.

Thank Ralph K
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 29 September 2012

The Cotton Palace Bed & Breakfast is a lovely Bed & Breakfast in Waco, Texas. This was our first stay at a B & B, so I was a little leery about what to expect. Becky, our gracious host, put all of my fears to rest the minute we walked through the door. She made us feel so welcomed...like we...

Thank MargoB2012
TheCottonPalace, Owner at The Cotton Palace, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your first B & B experience! There are some wonderful properties throughout the state and it's great getting to introduce guests to the hospitality of Texas innkeepers. Looking forward to the time when your entire family can come and enjoy the house and all the Waco attractions.

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 28 September 2012

The Cotton Palace was a great place to stay for a little R&R away from home. The hosts were extremely gracious & flexible and the house was beautifully decorated and well maintained. I would highly recommend it to anyone needed a cozy place to stay in Waco.

Thank Karen M

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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 

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Address: 1910 Austin Ave, Waco, TX 76701-1619
Region: United States > Texas > Waco
Price Range: $223 - $229 (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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