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San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Warm welcome, homemade cookies/brownies, amazing breakfasts by Ms. Eleanor, lovely antiques and spacious rooms, evenings spent in rocking chairs on the front porch or in the lovely gardens and a potbelly pig! Close to so many wondrous things to do and good places to eat. What more could one ask for?

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Belleville, Illinois
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We came to Fort Davis to see the McDonald Observatory. The Veranda was very nice, quiet, clean, and staff was polite and friendly. Room 4 had a private side entrance, which we liked. Only negative was the shower because it was very small. We've already recommended The Veranda to friends.

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Denton, Texas
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful stay on October 12, 2016. There were four of us and we loved our spacious rooms, delicious breakfast and chats with the other guests. After sleeping on the train and in the Big Bend NP lodge, this place seemed like paradise. The husbands especially appreciated the comfortable sitting room with a television. The wives appreciated the bathtubs...

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Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 9 September 2016

First, one must recognize that the Veranda is a historic hotel built in the late 1800's and folks that only like modern hotels may not find this place up to their standards (no TV in rooms for example). However, it was exactly what I expected with it's rustic charm and conveniently located 2 blocks from the small commercial area of...

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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Charming B&B. Quaint. Quiet. Like a step back in time. Bed could have been a little more comfortable. Portable A/C. Ft. Davis is a charming town. Cool, dry evenings. Good breakfast, good host, lots of people there for breakfast. Hardly saw anyone until then. Loved the place. Rates were reasonable. Would definitely go back.

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Wimberley, Texas
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Took my hubby here for his birthday. Lovely historical inn. Quiet location. Room was wonderful with comfortable antique furnishings and a private bathroom with a nice shower/tub. No AC, but not needed at all. Had homemade cookies waiting in the lobby each day. Nice hot breakfast each morning. Walk the grounds around the inn, they're very nice. We had reservations...

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David S, Owner at VERANDA HISTORIC INN, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We look forward to your next visit. By the way, all of our rooms are air conditioned. Our central A/C is very quiet!

Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 2 August 2016

There are basically two places to stay in Fort Davis, Texas-- this B&B and the old hotel Limpia. We usually prefer B&Bs, so chose this, but we think we would have done better in the hotel. The B&B main building is historic, and interesting for that reason, but we thought the separate cottage would be great for us as a...

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David S, Owner at VERANDA HISTORIC INN, responded to this review

I am sorry that you did not enjoy the Garden Cottage. Ironically, it is consistently one of our most popular rooms. The furniture is actually antique (except for the leather lounge chairs), and the building is the original converted bath house for the inn. We like to think that the private porch overlooking Sleeping Lion Mountain makes up for the...

Pearland, Texas
Reviewed 29 July 2016

My wife and I stayed here July 26 for one night. David , the host , was very prompt and courteous showing us to our room, and made good recommendations of restaraunts in the area. The room itself (#7) was large, nice, and clean, with a very comfortable king-sized bed and antique furniture. The bathroom was almost standard hotel fare,...

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Corpus Christi, Texas
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

This is a historic inn filled with antique furniture and very relaxing. It had special touches that made it worth the stay. The amazing breakfast in the morning is home cooked and delicious. I was impressed. The homemade cookies put out in the afternoon were awesome. I was excited each day to see what kind they would be. When we...

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Burleson, Texas
Reviewed 13 July 2016

First, let me tell you that I recommend the Veranda as the best place to stay in Fort Davis. It is centrally located near all the stores and restaurants right across the street from the historic court house. Beautiful old inn (built in late 19th century) that is well appointed. Complete with original flooring that talks to you when you...

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David S, Owner at VERANDA HISTORIC INN, responded to this review

I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay and would recommend the Veranda. I would like to address a few of your points. Although you were not greeted personalty, most of our guests are. You arrived on a Wednesday which is day I try to partially take off, since it is the slowest day of the week for us. (Even...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in mile-high Fort Davis, the Veranda Inn offers accommodations in a unique historic setting. Built in 1883, the Veranda is the oldest hotel in West Texas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about VERANDA HISTORIC INN

Address: 210 Court Ave., Fort Davis, TX 79734
Region: United States > Texas > Fort Davis
Price Range: RM266 - RM709 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Be aware that cell phone service seems to be shut off during nighttime hours.”
 of 5 bubbles MontanaBorn47, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Each room on west side of building have window AC units. A little noisy but still comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles jimp2719, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are different. The ones that were open looked comfortable and attractive. Suite 8 was nice.”
 of 5 bubbles Bioboy48, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Our bed was very firm!”
 of 5 bubbles HCMAssage, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Suite 8 got the afternoon sun. Suites 5 and 9 would be my choice in the future.”
 of 5 bubbles dono575, 29 Apr 2016 | Read review
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