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211 W Austin Street, Jefferson, TX 75657
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The Excelsior House
Ranked #10 of 27 Jefferson B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Idabel, Oklahoma
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I took advantage of the hotel's midweek getaway. The accommodations in this historic hotel were quite comfortable and charming. The staff went above and beyond to meet our every request, even to helping us find access to people in Jefferson who could help with our research project. Breakfast on the sun porch was delicious and relaxing. I... More

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Aledo, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

While in town this past weekend, we wandered into the lobby to see this very beautiful and historic hotel. The staff were so gracious and friendly. Both Christina and Ellie showed us around and told us about the history of the hotel as we had missed the regular tour. I fell in love and can't wait to come back to... More

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Holly Lake Ranch,TX
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45 reviews 45 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Although this historic old hotel is beginning to show its age, it is well worth a visit. Each room is unique with its own personality and name. First floor rooms are larger and are recommended if you have mobility issues. My wife, grandson (10 yrs) and I booked the Diamond Bessie Suite so grandson could have a bed and TV... More

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Cleveland, Texas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We've stayed at the excelsior Hotel twice this year. Once in March for a quick anniversary getaway. And again in May for the Civil War reenactment. Both times were very nice. The hotel is old and that is what gives it it's charm. The breakfast on the sun porch is fantastic and would never want to miss it. The hotel... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

My daughters and I stayed in the Diamond Bessie suite. It's a really nice room. The private porch made the stay even more enjoyable, and it has a daybed with a trundle so three can sleep there comfortably. The breakfast is a must. Best coffee ever, and the orange blossom biscuits are so delicious. We have also stayed in the... More

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Texarkana, TX
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We made a last minute trip to the Excelsior Hotel last night for a quick getaway. Check in was smooth and the front desk clerk was very cordial. Our room was decorated beautifully, but had a very old, musty smell. I realize this hotel is old, but the carpet was the same carpet from 20 years ago. Our breakfast on... More

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The setting takes you back in time. Peaceful, beautiful, and comfortable. hotel. The room was clean and quiet. The ladies at the front desk were pleasant and helpful. Loved the authentic furniture and decor. Would stay there again.

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Lumberton, Texas, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Oldest hotel in Texas. Felt more like a Bed and Breakfast atmosphere. Old furnishings and room set ups gave it that "step back in time" feel! Slept great. Right in the middle of the town. Enjoyed nice stroll thru the beautiful downtown neighborhood. All shops were conveniently located to hotel. Once we got settled in, did not need our car... More

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Dallas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

This is a really cool hotel that is over 150 years old. It has been upgraded enough to be thoroughly comfortable for modern travelers without losing the antique charm and ambience of the hotel. In the center of town, close to all of the shops and activities, it is one of our favorite places in Jefferson. The southern style breakfast... More

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Dallas, Texas
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1,632 reviews 1,632 reviews
152 hotel reviews
681 helpful votes 681 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Reservations are sometimes hard to come by at this old hotel located right downtown and within walking distance of many of the town's attractions. Rooms are varied and all are nice. Good breakfast. Great place for a week end getaway for a special occasion.

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Address: 211 W Austin Street, Jefferson, TX 75657
Location: United States > Texas > Jefferson
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
The Excelsior House Hotel Jefferson

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