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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel has amazing breakfast! To walk through this hotel at night since Jefferson is haunted, will give you good chills. The history that surrounds this hotel is amazing. The travelers from years past are even more amazing that you feel the part. The rooms are very comfortable and the accommodations are exceptional. I will definitely stay here again with...

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Reviewed 2 January 2017

This hotel was very comfy and vintage. The staff was very friendly and informational. The beds were comfortable too. We stayed early Dec before the crowd came in for the Christmas train activities. The only thing I did not like were the nightly trains that go through there all night long blowing their horns and then the local church bells...

1Thank chevase1
Reviewed 29 December 2016

A small group of us stayed one night at this historic hotel during a motorcycle trip. There is a lot of history in the lobby that is worth exploring. We were greeted by a very nice lady behind the desk. The dining area and porch were used for breakfast. Very elegant. The breakfast is pretty straight forward. If the weather...

1Thank ComingFromTO
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We liked staying here at the hotel. Our room was in the historical section of the hotel. We just stayed one night here but the staff was nice . Only issue we had was the mattress was a little old so whenever one of us moved we were almost rolling right off the bed.

1Thank Dsgandlcf
Huntsville, Texas
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We always stay at The Excelsior House when visiting Jefferson. The rooms are comfortable and you can pick your room online if it's available during your travel dates. The website shows the room and give details about the type of bed(s) and the bathrooms. The hotel is well maintained by the Garden Club. The staff is always friendly and are...

1Thank marycathyjoneslmp
Midlothian, Texas
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Then the Excelsior is for you. We stayed one night in Room 201. The hotel is a great old building with a lot of history. My wife and I seek out these types of places so the review is not Caucasus I expected a modern hotel. Check-in was uncomfortable. We arrived at 2:50PM, check-in is at 3PM. And so is...

Thank midlothiantexas
Bentonville, Arkansas
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Stayed here for 1 night during the Jefferson Haunting Convention. We stayed in room 205 which was very cute. The room itself was very quiet and comfortable. White comforters on the bed reassured me that the bedding was clean. Ice machine was easily accessible. The TV only had 5 stations and since there isn't much to do in this town...

1Thank Travlers17
Nikki E, General Manager at The Excelsior House, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! Good news....we have upgraded our cable channel package and changed internet service providers so our services in these areas should be much improved on your next visit!

Amarillo, Texas
Reviewed 6 November 2016

The Excelsior House is a wonderful historic hotel that has hosted presidents and some of the wealthiest people in the country. It is wonderfully preserved to retain it's glorious character from the days when Jefferson was one of the wealthiest cities in the country. We stayed in the Lady Bird Suite and it was extremely comfortable. The bed and furniture...

1Thank TrueTexasTraveler
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

We stayed in the Jay Goulde room and it was very quiet. There is a musty smell but we brought some air freshener so problem solved. If you play Pokemon Go that room sits on top of 3 Pokestops. The staff were very friendly and make you feel welcome. The hotel is filled with antique furniture and lots of history....

1Thank Tracy L
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

I stayed in the Lady Bird Suite and wish it was for more than just one night. The bed and room were gorgeous. The shower and bathroom were a little tight but not a problem at all. The grounds, the historic photos, items and house itself are worth the trip out here. The plantation breakfast was so good, wish I...

1Thank Stephanie A
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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 Street, Jefferson, TX 75657
Region: United States > Texas > Jefferson
Price Range: €61 - €118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Excelsior House 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“lower floor if you are disabled”
 of 5 bubbles chevase1, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Go to the website and decide which special room appeals to you.”
 of 5 bubbles marycathyjoneslmp, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Lady Bird Johnson stayed in Room 214 at one time, perhaps a better room than 201.”
 of 5 bubbles midlothiantexas, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Great views on the balcony, rich with history”
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“Do some research depending on what you are looking for. All rooms are beautiful though.”
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