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McKinney, Texas
Reviewed 9 April 2016

This is an absolutely beautiful B&B. We've stayed at over 20 B&B's and this is one of the best. The owner's service is excellent. She proclaims to be there to make you happy and she delivers! Definitely take advantage of breakfast. The food is outstanding but the highlight is the host "Dutch". I won't say more to spoil the surprise.

1Thank jene63
Washington, Missouri
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Staying at the Cotton Palace was one "favorite" of our experiences in Waco (and there were MANY)! Jennifer checked us in and immediately made us feel welcome. I had spoken with Vicki on the phone a couple of times and she was wonderful then, but upon our arrival, she was always going over and above to make sure we were...

1Thank jaber427
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Wow! Beautiful and spotless 1910 B&B owned by mother and daughter Vicki and Jennifer. From the call to reserve a room to the time we checked out we were treated with warmth, love and caring- like family. My daughter is a vegan and Jennifer the owner/chef studied recipes and made her delicious vegan meals for breakfast all four mornings we...

Thank christine d
Conroe, Texas
Reviewed 19 March 2016

What a memorable experience at The Cotton Palace! Vicki and Dutch are the best innkeepers and really show how much they care about their guests. The rooms are beautiful and the breakfast was spectacular! Loved meeting Dutch and hearing his stories. He is a legend and I hope to have a memory like him when I'm his age. Who knew...

2Thank NanC0915
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing time staying at the Cotton Palace in Waco Tx. Two moms and two senior daughters on a spring break road trip from Houston and our first stop was Waco to see the Chip and Joanna's Magnolia Market. Vicki, the hostess, was so warm, and inviting and immediately made us feel like treasured guests. The B&B is...

2Thank katefitz83
Richmond, Texas
Reviewed 10 March 2016

From the moment my girlfriends and I drove up it was a wonderful experience. The Cotton Palace is just that...a palace! The newly renovated home is the best B&B I have ever stayed in and my husband and I have stayed in many over the years. My friends and I stayed in Matt's attic and there was plenty of space...

1Thank Teresa Hebert C
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

My sister, mom, and I were visiting Waco and my sister and I surprised my mom with a stay in this beautiful place. We loved Dutch and Vicki so much. Can't wait to come back! We stayed in Matt's Attic, perfect little spot for three ladies. Food was yummy!!

1Thank Lauren J
Easton, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 March 2016

My wife and I have been to many terrific B&Bs in the Northeast. Our experience at The Cotton Palace was simply the best. Our room was beautiful, our bed was comfortable, the common rooms were inviting. Our hostess, Vicki Mathews, welcomed us to the Inn and took the time to talk to us about our interests in Waco. Our breakfast...

1Thank Derek H
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 March 2016

This place and staff was amazing! It truly felt like a home away from home & amazing food! I would go back in a heartbeat! It was so cozy, fun, inviting, personal & unique! We stayed in "Matt's Attic" and it was absolutely perfect!

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

The Cotton Palace came highly recommended by the gals at Magnolia Market. This special B&B did not disappoint. We were so grateful to Vickie for being so friendly and immediately felt at home as she greeted us at the door. The breakfast was first class. Arens Room was spacious and classic. The bed was so comfortable it was hard to...

3Thank uwishuknew2

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: ₹ 7,393 - ₹ 10,081 (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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