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The Cotton Palace

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband surprised me with a stay at The Cotton Palace the night of our wedding before leaving for our honeymoon, and it couldn't have been more perfect. So, we returned the following year for his birthday weekend and stayed in "The Bear Den". It met every expectation--comfortable, clean, accommodating, cozy, relaxing, and practical. Breakfast was delicious and the check-out... More 

Thank Alexis D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very inviting and comfortable stay! Breakfast with stories from Dutch were the best part! Super fun and interesting! Lots of history on conversation! Rooms were clean, comfy and quaint! Close to downtown, magnolia market!

Thank KRCody
Boston, MA
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85 reviews
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

We have stayed there twice. First time dropping daughter off as Freshman at Baylor. Second time visiting her the next year. The innkeepers were so welcoming. Dutch serves breakfast in the morning and is the best host. He is a retired Baylor coach. He can tell you anything you need to know about the area and Baylor U. Rooms were... More 

1 Thank cld63
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This is a beautiful home with lovely rooms. Vicki is a gracious and fun hostesses. Love the Keurig on each floor for those of us that need a cup prior to breakfast! They had a full house and we never felt like there was noise that was disturbing (except the train that decided to whistle at 4:30:) ) The one... More 

Thank gne4thewkend
Vickidoo63, Owner at The Cotton Palace, responded to this review

Sweet lady ! Wish you would of said something unbelievably sorry for this. Thanks for the heads up ,will be asking everyone now if their food is hot enough. Thank you for the visit and hope to see y'all back soon blessings. More 

Mt. Juliet
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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

For starters, reservations, directions, and check in are SUPER easy. Vicki runs a great B&B there! Super hospitable and very knowledgeable about places to visit/eat/shop all over the Waco area. Haha, you could actually not plan anything, just reserve you a weekend at the Cotton Palace, and she would be able to give you a great weekend full of plans!... More 

1 Thank jkenned24
Fort Worth, Texas
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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

The Cotton Palace is a quaint Bed&Breakfast with spacious rooms and great food. It's located just a few minutes from great shopping and Magnolia Market and is only 10 minutes from Cameron Park. The beds are comfy, the showers are hot, and the ac is cold. Some rooms even have jacuzzi tubs. My sister and I stayed in the attic... More 

1 Thank jenndmonty
Aledo, Texas
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed an amazing stay at The Cotton Palace. My sister and I enjoyed the attic room. The bed was super comfortable and the room was very spacious. We viewed several of the other rooms and they all looked beautiful and amazing as well. Breakfast was delicious both mornings and we enjoyed meeting people from all over. Dutch was a... More 

1 Thank vlynwhite
Elgin, Texas
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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

It was my Mother's Birthday and Mother's Day weekend. So, I treated her to a trip and B&B in Waco. She loves older homes and visiting with people and she got just that. Anyone who can appreciate craftsmanship, history and unique homes will love this place. The people that run it were very friendly and committed to making sure we... More 

Thank Clara L
Electra, Texas, United States
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

This was my first visit to a B&B, and it was amazing. Vickie was such a gracious hostess, the breakfast was awesome, was not even hungry for the rest of the day!!! So we missed out on some lunches, lol. Dutch was delightful and so full of life, at 92 years young. I will definitely be back, the house is... More 

2 Thank Duron C
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

My sisters and I stayed at the Cotton Palace while visiting Waco. It was the highlight of our trip! Vickie was a wonderful hostess and chef who shared stories and information about the city, and who saw to all our needs. The beds were comfortable with high-end linens. Cupcakes and coffee were made available all day. Vickie's granddaughter, Haley, was... More 

2 Thank Lisa W

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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: RM755 - RM839 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“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
“This is a B&B so I can only comment on our room, which was clean, comfortable and we were very happy with our stay”
 of 5 bubbles Steve14051, 20 May 2016 | Read review
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