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Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

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Huntsville, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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... More 

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Midlothian, Texas
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42 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... More 

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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... More 

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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! More 

Amarillo, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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... More 

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.... More 

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Reviewed 20 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... More 

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Sweetwater, Texas
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

10 female family members stayed at the Excelsior Hotel for 4 days/3 nights. We had a great time. The staff were so nice and very helpful with any questions or needs that we had. The hotel is beautiful.

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Texarkana, Texas
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I checked into Excelsior House on Thursday afternoon, around 6pm. I was rendezvousing with my husband who lives in Houston. I only had an hours drive from Texarkana, but was so ready for the weekend I headed down early! We have stayed in Excelsior House before, several years ago, and enjoyed it. This visit did not disappoint. First off, the... More 

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

Thank you for the review! Shereka is a great asset to our hotel. More 

Tulsa, Oklahoma
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21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We have stayed at the Excelsior House Hotel many times over the past 4 years and have never had anything but excellent service and wonderful stays. We have stayed in all the upstairs historical rooms and don't really have a favorite. This is not a modern hotel and does not have modern or updated fixtures, door hardware, etc, but we... More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $149 - $253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Excelsior House 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“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”
 of 5 bubbles P5808ZVstephaniea, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Do some research depending on what you are looking for. All rooms are beautiful though.”
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“Check website, very good examples to help chose a room.”
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