Hotels in Texas
Located in Texas’ capital city, Hotel San José is a quaint hotel in the center of Austin’s bohemian South Congress district. This Texas hotel offers a pool, bar and serene garden. Looking for one of the most historic hotels in Texas? Check out the Magnolia Hotel in Houston. The 23-story space was erected in 1923 and boasts beautiful views of the Christ Church Cathedral. Be sure to take the elevator up to the top floor where you can view the entire city from the open-air roof deck.
One of the best hotels in Texas, Hotel Zaza is feels like a French-Mediterranean villa. With marble baths, crystal chandeliers and African prints, the hotel drips with sophistication. Be sure to take a cool dip in the pool where many celebrities are known to hang out. The Texas desert offers the Lajitas Golf Resort & Spa, a giant resort located on 27,000 acres of land near Big Bend National Park. Guests may be two hundred miles from the nearest town, but they will find that everything they need is right at their fingertips. From a relaxing spa to the general store to a restaurant and salon, the resort has it all. And the championship golf course is not to be forgotten, of course.
Old meets new at this 39-room hotel housed in a pair of historic buildings in downtown Fort Worth. Facades maintain original 1915 architectural features while rooms have amenities such as claw-footed Jacuzzi tubs and Gilchrist & Soames amenities.
Choose one of three rooms with iron bedframes, antique mahogany pieces, and free WiFi in this two-story Victorian house, originally built in 1871. Common spaces like the parlor and dining room have original stained glass windows.
Rooms with spacious balconies overlook the ocean at this iconic South Padre hotel. Grab a cocktail at the pool’s swim-up bar, surrounded by royal palms. If tired muscles need kneading, head to the spa for a massage.
The Southern Georgian-style home outside of Roanoke has generous front porches and five unfussy rooms with beautiful crown molding, nine-foot ceilings, and original wood-paned windows.
After a dip in the pool and hot tub, cozy up in one of six rooms with plush linens and fresh flowers at this quiet inn in the heart of Fredericksburg. Rooms also have convenient kitchenettes; should you opt to dine in, snag a table on the el fresco patio for dinner under the stars.
Six rooms, all loaded with personality—there’s a Safari Suite and the Ranch House, for example—have access to this B&B’s tropical grounds and large swimming pool.
At this prairie ranch outside of Abilene, breakfast is served and beds are slept in. Otherwise, Rancho Loma, or what owners Laurie and Robert Williamson call a Restaurant + Rest, is a serious departure from a traditional B&B.
This three-room inn in San Angelo’s historic district gives a shout-out to the area’s blues heritage with music-themed décor. Head to the Jimmy Reed Courtyard on Friday and Saturday nights for live music. The Howlin’ Wolf suite has a full kitchen.
There are 23 cabins—many with fireplaces, Jacuzzis, iPod docking stations and full kitchens—dotting this 90-acre ranch. Pools and mini-golf keep the kids entertained.
This third-generation-owned working ranch is home to 200 cattle, as well as a sweet ranch house where days start with coffee on the porch and end with sunsets over the Brazos River.
Built in the 1920s, this prairie-style, five-room inn sits on a lush green lawn anchored by a gazebo. Of the five rooms, all of which are drenched in natural light and furnished with antiques, opt for one of the two with private balconies.
This charming house with seven rooms—some of which have canopy beds, Jacuzzi tubs, or fireplaces—has long porch and overlooks the Guadalupe River. Don’t miss the housemade chocolate chip cookies.
Travelers can stay in one of 82 poolside rooms or spa suites at this historic property, originally founded in 1861, though some people just stop in for a romantic dinner.
The owner of this B&B, Bonnie Rodriguez, is a patron of Amarillo’s art scene, so her 1920s house is full of original works by local artists.
At the chain's first outpost, in Plano, Texas, pod chairs and glass "antler" chandeliers hang from the ceiling, and a "game room/library" is outfitted with pink cowhide rugs, Ultrasuede banquettes, and a stainless-steel bar.