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Viola Street Inn

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714 Viola Street, San Marcos, TX
Viola Street Inn
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Southlake, Texas, United States
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful property in a very quiet location in San Marcos. We were within walking distance of the town and college and yet away from all the noise at night. Very friendly staff who welcome you with cookies and lemonade and provide an excellent breakfast. The quiche was superb. The rooms were very clean. ON previous visits we... More 

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Elgin, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Stayed in the Gypsy Spirit room for 4 nights, clean comfortable room with king size bed and huge bathroom. Breakfasts were all excellent and the afternoon cookies superb. I didn't like the fact that the air con was centrally controlled as I don't like it much but at least it went off every night about 11. If like me you... More 

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Richardson, Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

My daughter and I went on a college visit to Texas State University for Spring Break and stayed at the Viola Street Inn Bed & Breakfast. What a beautiful home. Our room was gorgeous and the bathroom was so roomy with a clawfoot tub. They even have a cute little koi pond. If my daughter goes to college in San... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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61 reviews 61 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Lovely home, beautiful grounds. Great breakfast....staff that is friendly, loving and went out of their way to make each guest feel welcome! Everyone had smiles on their faces. They made you feel special. We can't wait to go back!

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Kemah, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Kerry and the ladies at Viola Street Inn went out of their way to make our stay perfect. They provided a wonderful organic, vegan, gluten free breakfast for my wife and I for our 5 day say and were very accommodating with our hours coming and going.

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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Reaffirming everything positive in every other review. Great place to stay if you are visiting Austin and San Antonio in two days. Not too far from Gruene Hall which is well worth a visit. Also not too far for SXSW attendees and a far better value if you can get a room. Great place to stay if you are visiting... More 

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San Mateo, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Oh, Viola Street Inn, I have nothing but good things to say about you. I stayed in the Victorian Suite which was previously the inn owner's master bedroom. My room was large with enough space, jacuzzi tub and shower, lounge chairs and so on to camp out in there if I liked. The beautiful thing about staying at the Viola... More 

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The breakfasts were generous, wholesome and excellent. My dietary restrictions--communicated in advance of my arrival--were cheerfully and capably accommodated. I appreciated the snacks (fruit, etc.) staged in my room upon my arrival, after a long day of international travel. (Obviously, food is pretty important to me!) The lovely Inn was comfortable, sparkling clean, and inviting, and my room gave me... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay, as our first time we were very pleased. The staff were very friendly and non-intrusive. The common areas were a real comfort to hang out. Be sure and walk the neighborhoods surrounding this old mansion.

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Deer Park, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We had a wonderful time. The room was lovely, the bath magnificent, and the people friendly. We travel a lot, and Viola Street Inn ranks with the best accommodations we have ever had. The grounds were a gem of a garden, We hate telling you this because we want to go back, and now it will be booked.

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