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Star of Texas Bed & Breakfast

650 Morelock Lane , Brownwood, TX 76801 USA (Show map)
4.8
417 Reviews
$169 - $199
per night

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About

Escape to our Texas Hill Country bed and breakfast for romantic getaways in Texas. Our peaceful and secluded B&B is located in the top of the Texas Hill Country just 4 miles from Brownwood and 2 miles from Lake Brownwood. We offer private cottages & deliver a full hot breakfast to your room each morning around 9am. Our check in is any time after 3pm and check out is 12 noon. We are a premier elopement destination in Texas, with several elopement packages to offer you. For your romantic getaways in Texas, choose one of our Spa or Dinner packages. We specialize in peace and pamper. We are also a Texas Hill Country Wine tour lodging and located on several trails. We have been chosen as one of The 10 Coziest B&B's in America. "How beautiful it is to do nothing, then rest afterwards." Come to Star of Texas Bed & Breakfast, for your Texas romantic getaway.

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Overall
4.8

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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Dining4.7

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Perfect spot for a wedding

5 on December 17, 2014

Don & Deb are amazing hosts!! Great food! Make you feel at home and welcome from the minute you arrive.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for your review, I love the short and sweet! Hope to see you all again. Deb


Perfect place for our wedding!

5 on November 27, 2014

We planned our elopement for November 24, 2014, and could not have chosen a better place to have our wedding and honeymoon than the Star of Texas Bed & Breakfast. Don and Debbie Morelock are attentive without being intrusive (because they have obviously thought of everything you could need long ago and have never stopped improving!). They have created the perfectly idyllic setting for intimate weddings. The breakfasts are as much feast for the eyes as they are for your appetite! But, the thing I will never stop talking about is how Deb intuitively created the perfect bridal bouquet for me!

Innkeeper Response
What a fun elopement we had with you all, from making the bouquet of native plants to going on a hunt in the woods for pictures. We do appreciate your review and look forward to having you all again. Deb


Heaven on Earth!

5 on November 19, 2014

Staying at the Star of Texas was an absolutely wonderful experience. Everything was wonderful during every minute of our stay. We chose to have our wedding here also & it was also very nice. We will most definitely return!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your review, we are glad your experience with us was wonderful, and we do hope you will come stay with us again. Deb


We will be back!!

5 on November 09, 2014

My husband surprised me with a trip here for a little getaway for my birthday and we absolutely fell in love! We stayed at the Cottonwood and adored the beautiful accommodations and the serenity surrounding the entire cottage. It was an amazing getaway and Don and Debbie created such a warm, secluded atmosphere. I am recommending to all of my friends and my husband and I will be returning again soon!

Innkeeper Response
"I'll Be Back", now wasn't that a line in a famous movie? Haha, we are so glad that you enjoyed your Birthday celebration with us. Look forward to you coming again. Deb


Intimate wedding stay

5 on October 21, 2014

Don and Deb are great people who have built an awesome romantic getaway. Our wedding ceremony was perfect. The hospitality and service are excellent. The food is great and all of the small details of our stay just made it even better. Walks around their nature trail were very peaceful and relaxing. We will return for more bliss.

Innkeeper Response
Bliss, now that's a need word we haven't been described as, but I really like that. Thank you for your review, but most important we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you again. Deb


Sister Weekend

4.6 on October 21, 2014

As three sisters from various parts of Texas, the Star of Texas was the perfect meeting point to spend the weekend together. The room was the perfect size for the three of us. The pull-out was very comfortable and the bathroom was larger than expected. All of the amenities that we could need from stove top to refrigerator were available. The hot tub was convenient yet private. The Inn was far enough from town to offer peace and quiet but close enough for shopping. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and plan to return often.

Innkeeper Response
We loved having the right location and space for you girls to get together and have some fun girl time. We hope you all will return and create more memories. Thanks for the review. Deb


Excellent Time

5 on October 17, 2014

We had a wonderful and relaxing time at Star of Texas. Don and Deb were terrific!!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for your review, relaxing is the key word in your review. We hope to see you all again. Deb


We eloped and we loved it!!!

5 on October 13, 2014

My husband and I just eloped at the Star of Texas Bed and Breakfast! We had chosen this location because it looked just like us, and we were not disappointed! The ceremony was so relaxing, the vows were simple and emotional. The proprietors even provided us with a cake and champagne toast and a gorgeous set of wedding photos! We could not have asked for a more romantic, engaging experience. We stayed two nights in the tranquil Oak Cottage, enjoying our view of the country and the cardinals from the front porch while dining on the wine, fruit and cheese tray. Our breakfast in the morning was DIVINE. We even got to watch a thunderstorm roll in one evening from the large picture window in our room. Our lives are so very busy and packed with activity in the city, but here we were able to simply relax and embrace nature. We will return here often in the future! If you are seeking solitude and an environment that feels like home the moment you walk in, this is the place for you.

Innkeeper Response
We are so glad, that you were able to enjoy your wedding day and then be relaxed for the rest of your stay. Thank you for all the compliments, we do look forward to you coming again in the future. Best wishes to you. deb


dream wedding

5 on October 03, 2014

The Star of Texas provided us with a wedding of our dreams. We eloped on 9/27/14 a year to the day we met. We stayed in the Oak Cottage and enjoyed every second of this gorgeous B & B. Don & Deb Morelock are wonderful and treat you like family. Our wedding ceremony was beautiful and so many special touches were added by the Morelocks. The food is delicious and delivered to your cottage each morning. The Star of Texas is a jewel, we plan to make many returns to the uniquely beautiful place. You can experience beautiful art and God's beauty in one location. We will carry the memories in our hearts forever.

Innkeeper Response
That makes me so happy, that we made your dreams come true. Thank you for your kind words of praise for us and our property. We will be looking forward to your return visits. deb


Absolute Gem!

5 on September 23, 2014

My fiancé and I decided to do the elopement package after we weren't getting any help from our wedding party. We had an absolute blast here. Everything was taken care of and all we had to do was relax and enjoy the scenery. We will definitely be back for another visit. Top notch place, top notch folks!

Innkeeper Response
I love being called top notch. Thanks so much and glad you enjoyed your stay and very happy you were relaxed. Hope to see you again soon.


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Rooms & Rates

Cottonwood

This contemporary room is full of art from local arts and friends. Queen bed in a seperate bedroom, kitchenett with small appliances, Dish TV, large tiled shower and an exclusive hot tub outside. This unit is also used for our extended stay guest.If looking for an extended stay or a romantic weekend getaway, this is a relaxing room. Add a special package to your romantic getaway at Star of Texas Bed and Breakfast.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Willowbend

Romantic Modern, spacious room with King bed, leather seats and a view from the table looking out the window to the pond. Large tile shower in the bathroom. 2 outdoor sitting areas.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Oak Cottage

This is our most secluded cottage. With a queen bed, and a shower. Outside is a nearby Hot tub private for this cottage.Private porch with a great view of the hillside. A Keurig coffee maker and CD player are provided, along with a microwave and small refrigerator. This cottage has a warm feeling with pine walls and floor. A hot breakfast is delivered to your room. The oak leaf iron headboard was hand forged by Don an Artist Blacksmith.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Wildrose Retreat

Our most popular honeymoon cottage. Loft bedroom, large soaking tub for 2 with mirrors, comfortable seating area and great porch to relax on with your own private hot tub. Looking for a romantic weekend getaway in the center of Texas but away from it all.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

zDancing Buffalo Lodge

Our 22' tipi is a great camping experience for you. With a firepit inside and out. You bring your own bedding we have all the rest for you.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

zRoom 55

This is a vintage 1955, 40' Spartan trailer that is a step back in time with Retro decor and lots of memories. A full bed in the master room with 2 bunk beds in a walk thru room. Great for a Girlfriends getaway or Yoga retreat.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

zTuscany Suite

Enter the Tuscany Suite up our cedar stairs where you feel like your in a tree house on the balcony. Jacuzzi tub for 2, antique furnishings, queen bed, hot breakfast delivered to your room. A favorite room for the Bride to come down the stairs for her Texas wedding.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

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Location

Location Type

3 miles from Lake, Countryside, Small town

Airport

Abilene (ABI) 70 miles

Directions to property:

North on Hwy. 279, turn right on FM2125, go 3.7 miles, left on Morelock Lane for 7/10 mile, turn right at Star of Texas.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Brennan Vineyards, The Turtle Resturant and Wine Bar, Canoe the Pecan Bayou, Regency Historic Swinging Bridge, Lehinis Trail Museum, Texas Firearms Museum, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Spa, Telephone, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Board games, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Microwave, Private entrance, Satellite/Cable TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Hunting, Kayaking, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3pm-12am
  • Check Out:: 12 noon
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Only outside
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: No
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No No suited by pets due to wildlife and rooms.
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 night minimum required in all rooms on the weekends and major holidays
  • Accepted payments VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: We hold your room with a credit card but prefer cash or check for final payment.
  • Cancellations: Our cancellation is 7 days before arrival date, if cancelling less than 7 days, no refund unless we can rebook your room.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Don & Debbie Morelock

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

Cats , Doves, Sicilian mini donkeys

About the innkeepers

We are nature lovers and enjoy many different outdoor activities. Don is an Artist Blacksmith and enjoys wood working. Debbie loves to garden and read and plays at hand built pottery.

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 9am
  • Serving Location: Guest room

Special meal options

Restrictive , Vegetarian


Signature Dish

Rosemary Cream Cheese Eggs
We use our fresh free range eggs and add Rosemary from the garden to create this very popular dish.


Recipes

Deals

Hot Deal

Texas Wine Trail Getaway

Regular Rate: $199 now $159 (20% Savings:)

Book your room and visit the area Texas wineries, bring us your receipt from a wine purchase on the same weekend and your discount will be applied.

expires Wednesday


Special Package

Spa/Massage Specials

Enjoy a 1 hour massage each in the Spa room. You each are pampered for 1 hour and then enjoy a fruit & cheese tray with a complimentary bottle of local Texas wine and top it off with something chocolate delivered to your cottage. $199 plus cost of room.

Texas Elopement Package

Come to Star of Texas Bed & Breakfast to have your private wedding ceremony. Our Elopement package is just for the 2 of you, or you may add up to 6 guest. Don a chaplain will do your vows in the Garden Room or in your choice of outdoor location. You get a hand tied Bouquet for the Bride, a small cake for with punch and a photo session. Texas Elopement Package is $249.00 plus room of choice. If wanting a little more, see our Ultimate Texas Elopement Honeymoon Package. Additional guest $30 each.

Wedding Packages

The Ultimate Texas Elopement Honeymoon Getaway Ceremony just for 2 or add up to 6 guest. Ceremony by resident Chaplain in choice of location on our property or in the Garden room. Hand tied brides bouquet Cake & punch with commerative glasses Photo CD of wedding for your use Massage for each in the Spa room Romantic Candlelight Dinner in your cottage. Full Breakfast delivered to your room each morning. Package for $529.00 Additional guest $30 each.

Wedding Packages

Intimate Texas wedding. Enjoy a lovely small wedding in the Texas Hill country for the couple and up to 25 guest. Chaplain Don will do your ceremony, in the Garden Room or in the location of your choice outside. White wooden wedding chairs for your guest are provided and a public restroom. You will have 2 hours for your reception and a personal wedding hostess will make your day stress free. We do provide wedding cakes at additional cost.$979

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Details

650 Morelock Lane , Brownwood, TX 76801 USA (Show map)

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