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The Excelsior House

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Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We both enjoyed the history of the hotel and the beautiful courtyard garden.The claw-foot tub brought back good memories of our childhood. The Amazing General Store was only a short walk away. The town of Jefferson is a must visit!

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is definitely worth the price. But, it is old and it shows it's age. The tub was probably the worst part. The enamel was peeling off very badly. The entire bathroom slants toward the tub. The wallpaper is coming off the wall and both of the beds were broken. The positives are the staff and the location. We... More 

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Denton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the history of The Excelsior House. Our room was on the 2nd floor, west wing with 2 windows that looked out over the side garden. The bed was comfortable. There was ample closet space, 2 rocking chairs, a clawfoot tub, and a fireplace. We enjoyed the southern breakfast in the large dining room where we shared a table... More 

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Thank thamescox
Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed the history of the hotel and the beautiful courtyard garden. The breakfast was very nice. The town of Jefferson was very quiet in the evening with very few stores open. The museum in the old courthouse was fascinating.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first stay at the Excelsior. EVERYONE was friendly & helpful, beautiful hotel & delicious breakfast. I lost a charm while there. Called after we arrived back home. They found it & mailed it back to me. Superior service!

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Thank kmerricks
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I spent a couple nights here. The bed was very comfortable. The room had been recently remodeled. I would recommend this place to stay. It is conveniently located a block off the main retail area. We were able to walk to all the areas we wanted to visit. I also enjoyed looking at all the old signin... More 

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Thank Philip B
Fort Worth, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had not been to Jefferson in many years, but had stayed in the Excelsior many times in the past and were very excited to see it again. I have always booked it directly, but saw it on Expedia and booked it that way. I was very surprised to find out, after the fact, that they had it listed as... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

35 years ago I heard about the Excelsior House and knew I wanted to stay there. It was a lovely and very old hotel. However, our bathroom sink would not drain. Also, although there was a new flat screen TV on the wall, the cable TV only included the local stations, none of which were large market stations. The type... More 

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Austin,tx
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163 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking around at places to stay in Jefferson yesterday afternoon. We stopped by the front desk and casually asked if it was true that Oscar Wilde had stayed at the Excelsior. The desk agent was just too busy to answer with more than "yes." We asked when? He barely looked up from the book he was reading and... More 

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Thank Austin720
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

The hotel is nice and interesting because is Antique, however the room 207 needs repairs, the sink leaking, you can hear the water leak all night long, and is annoying, besides water is wasted, the door handle was loose and could not be closed and have privacy. the price vs quality is very high and expensive. Clean towels and good... More 

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Nikki E, General Manager at The Excelsior House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The maintenance issues that you mentioned above have been resolved. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Banquet Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The oldest and most historic Hotel in the entire State of Texas. Currently owned by The Jessie Allen Wise Garden Club. 15 Historic rooms Breakfast served to our guests Tuesday - Sunday. Desk Manager on duty 24 hours a day ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Excelsior House

Address: 211 W Austin St, Jefferson, TX 75657-2253
Location: United States > Texas > Jefferson
Price Range: $100 - $192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Excelsior House 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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