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The Excelsior House

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The oldest and most historic Hotel in the entire State of Texas. Currently owned by The Jessie Allen Wise Garden Club. 15 Historic rooms. Desk Manager on duty 24 hours a day
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Non-smoking hotel
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Air conditioning
Non-smoking rooms
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Historic Hotel
Centrally Located
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189Reviews
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5Q+A
50Room tips
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My husband and I stayed at the Excelsior in 1980 on our honeymoon. Through the 39 years of marriage, we have traveled back to Jefferson many times. It is wonderful and nostalgic and we highly recommend The Diamond Bessie suite. Love this hotel and this town!
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We have stayed here many times throughout the years! Most recently to celebrate our 24th anniversary. If you love history this is the place for you. Great location and walking distance to great food and shopping.
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Response from Nancy C, Manager at The Excelsior House
Responded Nov 28, 2018
Thank you very much! We appreciate you.
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A grand old hotel with a beautiful garden, and dining area for special events. It is a perfect place for couples, families or a special occasion. The courtyard and dining area are perfect for weddings and receptions.
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My friend and I stayed in the Grant room in the oldest part of the hotel. It was a very large and spacious room with two double beds. I had found that rooms with two beds are scarce around the town, but this was perfect for us. It had a window AC unit that roared as they always
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We got married in Jefferson in 1980 and stayed in the Diamond Bessie Suite. This started our love affair with Jefferson. We’ve been back many times as a couple and with our family. I love this hotel and its charming and history.
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Lady Bird Johnson room
Room 212
Room 212 - the Grant Room
Small antique-type bathroom
Excelsior House Room #201 - clean, comfy & quiet
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will breakfast be served Christmas morning?
Yes, we are. From 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
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Is Breakfast free?
No. It is $12.95 per person plus tax.
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Any handicap rms. - elevator?
We were built in the 1850's. We do not have an elevator. We have four rooms on the first floor, but they are not considered handicap accessible.
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What is your cancellation policy?
Cancellation policy for the Hotel: Cancellations must be received a minimum of three days (72 hours) in advance prior to the date of the reservation. If notification from the customer is not received, the customer’s credit card will be charged for the first night rented.
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What is your cancellation policy?
Cancellation policy for the Hotel: Cancellations must be received a minimum of three days (72 hours) in advance prior to the date of the reservation. If notification from the customer is not received, the customer’s credit card will be charged for the first night rented. No Show: The entire balance will be charged to the card on file.
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"All rooms are great but make sure to have breakfast there"
"Diamond Bessie Suite is our favorite"
"The Grant Room was clean and quiet with comfortable beds."
"Room #201 is at the end of the hall. Was very quiet for us."
"definitely NOT 209"
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ALSO KNOWN AS
the excelsior house hotel jefferson
LOCATION
United StatesTexasJefferson
NUMBER OF ROOMS
15
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