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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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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
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Quirky Hotels
Mid-range
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All reviews plantation breakfast jay gould historic hotel diamond bessie grant room sun room overlooking the courtyard lady bird stayed one night biscuits antique furniture cosmetic repairs new orleans style no elevator the wi fi bed covers next morning
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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...More

Date of stay: January 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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.

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Nancy C, Manager at The Excelsior HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much! We appreciate you.

Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

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.

Date of stay: October 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

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...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

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.

Date of stay: January 2018
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Peevy S
October 26, 2016|
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Response from Nancy C | Property representative |
Yes, we are. From 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
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Marguerite D
July 30, 2016|
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Response from Nancy C | Property representative |
No. It is $12.95 per person plus tax.
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GrannyBeth
May 2, 2016|
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Response from Nancy C | Property representative |
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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Room Tips
"All rooms are great but make sure to have breakfast there"
dstan86137
1 week ago
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"Diamond Bessie Suite is our favorite"
dstan86137
Jul 23, 2018
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"The Grant Room was clean and quiet with comfortable beds."
221kennethr
Feb 1, 2018
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"Room #201 is at the end of the hall. Was very quiet for us."
TxHomesteader
Jan 20, 2018
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LOCATION
United StatesTexasJefferson
NUMBER OF ROOMS
15
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