Romantic Texas Bed and Breakfasts

August 22, 2012 by

Amenities Ant Street Inn

Rooms at the Ant Street Inn offer private in-room bathrooms.

Texas is a big state with a wide range of natural attractions, historical sites, and a reputation for doing things in a big way. If you’re looking for an interesting but amorous getaway, Texas offers up a large selection of romantic bed and breakfasts.

Here’s a handful of favorites.

The Mermaid and Dolphin

The Mermaid and the Dolphin is a romantic Texas bed and breakfast that was once the Texas Governor’s summer mansion. This tropical island setting offers a one-of-a-kind getaway that’s both private and relaxing and yet elegant.

The dining room, which was once the ballroom, now offers individual table seating for guests, and for those who want to indulge and pamper themselves, the Jewel of the Isle Spa offers a full range of services.

Location: 1103 Thirty-Third Street, Galveston Island, TX

Mermaid and the Dolphin

The Mermaid and the Dolphin was once the Governor’s summer mansion.

Ant Street Inn

Ant Street Inn guestrooms offer private baths, comfy bathrobes and fluffy towels. Rooms are spacious and decorated with plush antique beds, but also offer wireless Internet access and cable TV.

Location: 107 W. Commerce St., Brenham, TX

San Antonio Room

Ant Street Inn San Antonio Room

The Oge House Inn on the Riverwalk

The Oge House Inn on the Riverwalk was built in 1857 and offers a number of romantic packages from honeymoons, wedding anniversaries, last-minute getaways, and more.

Enjoy special romantic touches like a chilled bottle of champagne, a box of Godiva chocolates, and votive candles in your room, or go for a walk in the rose garden of this antebellum neoclassical bed and breakfast.

Location: 209 Washington Street, San Antonio, TX

Oge House Inn Bedroom

Oge House Inn Bedroom

Mt. Gainor Inn

The Mt. Gainor is a Texas bed and breakfast that offers a gentle step back in time, with long leaf pine walls and floors, iron beds, and then combines it with a touch of pampering with a two person whirlpool bath.

Enjoy watching the sunset from a covered deck, and when you make your reservation, let them know you’d like rose petals sprinkled on the bed to add to your sensuous stay. A separate honeymoon cottage is also available.

Location: 2390 Prochnow Rd, Dripping Springs, TX

Side Oats Cottage

Side Oats Cottage

Parkview House

Parkview House offers romantic Victorian themed rooms like the Victorian Rose Suite with its charming Victorian walnut and claw foot tub.

On the same grounds, “The Cottage” makes a perfect romantic retreat and offers a kitchen with coffeemaker and microwave and refrigerator.

Location: 1311 S. Jefferson St., Amarillo, Texas 79101

Finding a Romantic Bed and Breakfast in Texas

If you’re looking for a romantic bed and breakfast in Texas, the Texas Bed and Breakfast Association can help point you in the right direction.

Photo credits: nobelinns.comMtgainorinn.comThe Mermaid and the DolphinAnt Street Inn

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