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211 W Austin Street, Jefferson, TX 75657
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Ranked #10 of 27 Jefferson B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Rowlett, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

This hotel is located in the heart of Jefferson TX. The rooms are nice and the rumor is Steven Speilburg stayed here. The hotel is supposed to be haunted but my husband and I witnessed nothing but enjoyed the nice furnishings and comfort it gave us. Stop by sometime the hotel does have a lot of history.

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jgoulds, Manager at The Excelsior House, responded to this review

We remember your visit with us. Thank you so much for choosing to stay at The Excelsior. I often remark to guests that a visit to Jefferson, Texas is a visit to a different place and time. We enjoy telling all of the "stories" of Jefferson and are so happy that you enjoyed yourself. Thank You. More 

McKinney, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Town is absolutely a great place for Christmas and Mardi Gras. We met Carl, manager of the Excelsior House. What a great guy that takes pride in his work and hotel. Another hit was Eileen in housekeeping. Very nice, welcoming, and fun person. Overall looking forward to staying here ... maybe the Playhouse next year. Scot H. McKinney TX

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jgoulds, Front Desk at The Excelsior House, responded to this review

Thank you for the compliments. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to future visits. Again, thank you very much. More 

McKinney, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been here several years for the annual mardi gras celebration. It's a beautiful, historic hotel and in wonderful condition. The manager, Carl, is professional and attentive. Ellie is a dear - she's engaging, sweet and entertaining. Everyone is a pleasure and we look forward to next year!

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jgoulds, front desk clerk at The Excelsior House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a flattering review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay. It is our mission to make every guest feel at home. Please come back to stay with us. Again, thank you, More 

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74 reviews 74 reviews
5 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

My husband and I stayed one night at the Excelsior in the Diamond Bessie suite. The room was large, clean and had its own little sun room. It opened up to a lovely courtyard. The restroom was a little dated however gave consideration to the hotel's age. The staff were very nice.... we were able to look around. We opted... More 

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jgoulds, Manager at The Excelsior House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We truly enjoyed having you as our guests and do hope that you will visit us again. Thank You!!!!! More 

Dallas, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

I am a frequent guest here, it's always nice and clean and a little more upscale than other places, which is somewhat reflected in the price. The furnishings are very nice and everything is in good condition. The hotel is in walking distance of the whole historic district which is one of the reasons we stay here, and there are... More 

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jgoulds, Manager at The Excelsior House, responded to this review

We work and live in this wonderful little historic community and consider it to be a very special treasure. I can't tell how good it makes us feel to know that you enjoy it as much as we do. Thank You. !! More 

Irving, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This hotel is advertised to be the oldest hotel in Texas. It has narrow stairs going to the second floor. The breakfast was good and served at the correct temperature. The lady in the dining room was nice and courteous. It would have been nice to get a cup of coffee during the day.

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Houston, Texas
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I visited while touring this area of Texas recently, and was impressed with the cleanliness, the courtyard, and the history of this place. Nearby is a restored rail car, lots of antique and curio shops.

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Blanco, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We spent one night here on our way home from Arkansas. We did get a great deal with the advertised "Mid-Week Getaway" special ($69, check in after 5 and check out by 9) so that was real nice. However, the password for WiFi in our hotel's area didn't work, and the desk clerk didn't care. His response was that it... More 

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jgoulds, Manager at The Excelsior House, responded to this review

Please do stay with us again. It is honest sincere input from you that directs our attention to ways that we can improve. Thank you for the information about difficulty logging onto our WI FI.....As a result I have moved the router to a less shielded location.....it seems to help....Thank You!! More 

Floresville
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This stay was a return trip as we stayed at the Excelsior House 43 years ago. We spent two nights in the Victorian Room while touring Jefferson and visiting friends. The room was nice, clean and well taken care of. We truly enjoyed the breakfast offered with our room reservation each morning. Our server was very sweet and courteous as... More 

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tonijr
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

Diamond Bessie room. Not a diamond. Owners have let hotel run down. Nice courtyard and very friendly staff but does not make up for dirty window sills, floors , dirty marks on doors , neglected flower beds, etcetera. Wouldn't take much to help this old place out. Heard great reviews on Claiborne B n B and Delta Street Inn .... More 

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Address: 211 W Austin Street, Jefferson, TX 75657
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Location: United States > Texas > Jefferson
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
The Excelsior House Hotel Jefferson

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