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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

My wife and I spent one night here. It's a lovely home with fun and kitschy decor. Howard and May are extremely accommodating - when asked about a hair dryer, Mary actually went to the store and there was one by our door when we returned from dinner! The rooms and Bathrooms are all very spacious and the beds king-...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here for the first time over valentines day weekend for a relaxing getaway. It was incredibly convenient from Dallas and couldn't have been a more perfect escape. The decor is absolutely stunning and the little touches throughout the inn did not go unnoticed. The owners Mary and Howard could not have been more hospitable or...

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Dallas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We left Dallas for a weekend retreat in Waxahachie. Love this place! Very convenient and beautiful furnishing, spacious. Proprietor's are lovely, friendly and thoughtful in every detail of this gorgeous old mansion. Highly recommend a stay here, great for couples, girlfriend weekends, adult families, young couples, everyone. Waxahachie is a fun place to visit!

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you lose your sense for new adventure it pays to be married to someone who hasn't. We started late on a traffic/construction Friday to our lake house and as we poked along it was obvious that we were in for a long night so we looked for a place to stay in Waxahachie, normally 30 minutes from Dallas but...

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Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Me and my husband had a chance to getaway for the night and had a wonderful time. We stayed in room #2. The room was very spacious and the bed was so comfy. We didn't even want to get up the next morning. The breakfast was delicious and house has tons of British charm.The hostesses we so welcoming and friendly....

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Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed January 11, 2017

The other five-star reviews aren't lying: This is a great B&B. Let me just mention a few of the things we particularly enjoyed. First, the location is great, on a street with several other charming old houses. The 4-mile walking trail along the Waxahachie Creek is close; it runs between two parks and is a great place to walk, run,...

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Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed December 3, 2016

We picked this wonderful B&B because we are anglophiles and loved the pictures on the website showing the charming house and the beautiful decor. We love Waxahachie anyway and love to tour the vintage homes on the annual tour, but wanted to book a weekend away for the holiday and enjoy a longer visit. From the moment we arrived, we...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

My wife had not reserved a room and Howard kindly got a room ready at short notice. We had the room with the balcony, it was magic sitting up there having sundowners. The Inn was very comfortable and Howard is very knowledgeable about the surrounding area and local history. If ever in Waxahachie we would stay there again 👍

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Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here one night on a road trip between Houston and Dallas. The inn was incredibly charming, breakfast was delicious and Mary and Howard were magnificent hosts. In particular, I have a tree nut allergy and forgot to notify them in advance. They went out of their way to accommodate my allergy at the last minute at breakfast which...

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Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

As Anglophiles, staying here was an easy choice. Beautiful home, lovely decor and THE BEST BED! Loved our room, and bathroom. I actually soaked in the tub just because I could...very relaxing! Outstanding breakfast with another couple...perfect 10! Bring some bath salts/bubbles and enjoy your stay. Oh, and Howard is wonderful and very helpful!!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The English Merchant's Inn is a beautiful bed and breakfast located in a historic mansion on picturesque Main Street in Waxahachie which is 30 minutes south of downtown Dallas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The English Merchant's Inn

Address: 717 W Main St, Waxahachie, TX 75165-3239 (Formerly Harrison Bed and Breakfast)
Location: United States > Texas > Waxahachie
Price Range: $168 - $220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The English Merchant's Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Go to their web site....sit on their porch and read or think or nap or talk..”
 of 5 bubbles DuaneP690, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Look online to pick a room; there's several options with different size and features”
 of 5 bubbles AndrewL842, Jan 11, 2017 | Read review
“All of the rooms are wonderful and have their own charm. Also, we enjoyed the antique shops, the Farm Luck sandwich shop and soda fountain.”
 of 5 bubbles tracyjulie9, Dec 3, 2016 | Read review
“There is no such thing as a "good room;" every room is perfect.”
  • Private living room attached to downstairs bedroom
  • Downstairs (room 4) bedroom
 of 5 bubbles DTPegasus, Jun 3, 2016 | Read review
“any of the rooms are equal except the fabulous suite”
 of 5 bubbles karenpB5998SL, May 23, 2016 | Read review
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