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“Cute cabins - but grounds and customer service like a motel” 3 of 5 stars
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Ye Kendall Inn
2.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   128 W. Blanco, Boerne, TX 78006   |  
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Ranked #1 of 8 Boerne B&B and Inns
Austin, TX
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Cute cabins - but grounds and customer service like a motel”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2008

We stayed in 2 cabins behind the property. They are nice enough but there aren't really any windows so when you are in there you pretty much have to keep the door open to have much light or not feel closed in. The grounds were completely dead this time of year. We did have some noise issues - workers and late night guests walking around the cabin area. Also, there is a rooster across the street that crows for hours in the early morning. The property is in a good overall location to the shops and market days in Boerne. I just wasn't overly impressed and probably would not stay here again. I also felt the cost was high for the value.

  • Liked — location
  • Disliked — noise and lack of privacy
  • Stayed February 2008, traveled with friends
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2008

We drove to Bourne, TX. for my brother's wedding. We found the Ye Kendell Inn and fell in love with it. It had so much history and was beautifully decorated with antiques. I felt like I was living in another date and time. The service was outstanding. We paid $150.00 for the night. I think it was well worth the experience.

  • Liked — The Charm of the Hotel
  • Stayed June 2006, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2006

We just returned from a 4 day trip through the Texas Hill Country. While in Boerne, we spent two nights at the Inn. It was nice, but I don't feel it was really worth the $161 a night per room which we paid. We stayed in the Garden Courte and had adjoining rooms which was handy. Most of the information I had on the Inn was from the website which, I guess, was out of date as it shows a "Coffee Cafe" which no longer exists. It is now the Tavern 128. We had planned to eat dinner at the Limestone Grill on our first night there, but after looking at the menu when we went looking for the Coffee Cafe, did not really find anything that appealed to us. Although the cost was not the reason we did not eat there, the prices were high. The big plus is that the Inn is located right off of Main Street so the shopping was in walking distance. Our rooms were very quiet, though that could have been because we were about the only guests since it was in the middle of the week.

  • Liked — Location
  • Disliked — Cost
  • Stayed October 2006, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Additional Information about Ye Kendall Inn

Address: 128 W. Blanco, Boerne, TX 78006
Location: United States > Texas > Boerne
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Boerne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ye Kendall Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 36
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ye Kendall Inn, established in 1859, is a registered state and national historic landmark. In 1859 the then Reed House offered 4 rooms for those traveling through the Texas Hill Country. Ye Kendall Inn now offers 36 rooms, suites and cottages each exquisitely appointed and beautifully restored to their historic grandeur but with modern amenities such as comfortable furnishings, complimentary wireless internet, cable TV. The Inn's 22-inch hand cut limestone walls and breezy front and back porches give you a historic true Texas experience not soon forgotten. The Inn is located on 5 acres overlooking Cibolo Creek and Boerne's historic Town Square in the heart of the Hill Country just 35 minutes north of San Antonio. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
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