The Texas White House

1417 Eighth Avenue , Fort Worth, TX 76104 USA (Show map)

About

This historically designated, award winning home has been restored to its original 1910 grandeur, filled with an eclectic mix of boutique hotel amenities, antiques, modern touches, folk art collections and an art gallery in the downstairs area. It is centrally located, within five minutes of downtown, the medical center, the Fort Worth Zoo, the Cultural District, Botanic Gardens, Water Gardens, and TCU. We are also one block from Magnolia Ave- Fort Worth's exciting dining wonderland. The three guest rooms in the main house are all furnished with luxurious king or queen sized beds, relaxing sitting areas and private baths with claw footed tubs for showers or soaking baths. Guests are afforded complete privacy; however, if desired, they may enjoy the parlor, living room with fireplace, dining room, and large wrap around porch. Two suites in our carriage house have queen beds, TV, VCR, refrigerator, two-person jacuzzi tubs and a two-person in-room sauna. Chef prepared breakfast, described by one of the guests as, "fit for visiting royalty," may be served in either the dining room or to your room and will be a gourmet treat with local, organic, seasonal fruit and yogurt, as well as a variety of egg dishes and homemade breads, scones and muffins, juice, coffee and tea. Other amenities include HD television, individual coffee makers, afternoon snacks and beverages, laundry service for extended stays and off-street parking. With flexible check-in and check-out times and break

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Overall
4.9

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  • Guest room5
  • Service5
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness5
  • Onsite Dining5

A Wonderful B&B

5 on September 30, 2015

My fiancé and I were long term guests at The Texas White House so I feel we have a pretty good knowledge of this B&B. For starters, the location couldn’t be more perfect. The B&B is walking distance to some great local restaurants. The neighborhood is safe and we frequently walked around early in the mornings and later in the evenings and never felt uncomfortable. If you aren’t sure of where to have dinner the inn keeper, Cindy, is more than willing to make some great suggestions. Speaking of Cindy, she is wonderful! She treated us like family and was so welcoming. Her breakfasts are delicious and she always has tasty treats out in the common areas for a quick snack. We stayed in the carriage house (a small house in the back of the property), which is perfect for a quiet, cozy getaway. The bed linens are AWESOME…I seriously need to purchase a set because they put my $300 Ralph Lauren sheets to shame. I truly can’t think of anything negative to say. It was the perfect extended stay and anytime we are back in the DFW area, this will be our B&B of choice.


A Perfect Getaway

4.8 on March 17, 2015

A perfect quick getaway! Very quiet, comfortable, and cozy! I highly recommend the Tejas Room!

Innkeeper Response
I am so glad to know that other people like the Tejas room, it is decorated with folk art and ceramics from our many trips to Mexico, and a beautiful quilt from Santa Fe. Hope to see you for a longer stay, next time- and see all the fun things in town!


wonderful B &B experience!

5 on January 24, 2013

We were overwhelmed with the warm hospitality of our host. This was our first time visiting Fort Worth & she couldn't have been more helpful with suggestions & directions to make our stay enjoyable. Our room, the Land of Contrast suite, was very comfortable, clean & beautifully decorated. The breakfasts were absolutely delicious & we were offered several menu choices. We highly recommend this B & B to everyone! Canadian travelers.m


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Rooms & Rates

Treehouse Suite

Second floor suite with private, outside entrance. Queen bed with sitting area, VCR, CD 2-person Jacuzzi-type tub, 2-person in-room sauna, balcony porch. Microwave, mini-fridge.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $200 - $200

Tejas Room

Queen bed with sitting area, antique oak furniture, full bath with clawfoot tub and shower. Second floor room in main house.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Lone Star

Queen bed with sitting area, antique mahogany furniture, full bath with clawfoot tub and shower. Second floor room in the main house.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Cowtown East

Cowtown East has a queen bed and roll-in shower, with sitting area and a corner fireplace for winter use only. This room is easily adaptable to meet ADA standards. The room has an HD/cable TV, mini fridge and Keurig coffee maker.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $100 - $125

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Location

Location Type

medical district, cultural district, Near Southside, Magnolia Avenue, Fairmount Neighborhood, Historic Neighborhood, Urban

Airport

Dallas, TX (DFW-Dallas-Fort Worth) 27 miles

Directions to property:

Take the Summit/8th Avenue Exit off of I-30 and turn south at the light. A little less than 1/4 mile you will cross Magnolia Avenue. We are 1.5 blocks on the left.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, Bass Performance Hall, Kimbell Art Museum, Sundance Square, Texas Christian University, Stockyards, Trinity Trails, parks, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Sports venue, University, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn, Boutique Hotel

On-site amenities

Amenities Basket, Board games, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Library, Parking, Sports equipment rental, Walk to mass transit, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities, Wheelchair access, iPhone docking station , Desk, Private Bathrooms, Sauna, Balcony Porch, Gazebo, Garden Area

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Turndown Service, VCR, Videos, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Stockyards, The Fort Worth Zoo, kayak and bike rentals, kayak and bike rentals, kayak and bike rentals, kayak and bike rentals, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3 pm to 7 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Carriage house will accommodate , check availability
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required under 20 lbs, with approval and availability
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Credit card or first night's lodging.
  • Cancellations: If cancellation is received more than 7 days prior to arrival, there will be no charge. For changes or cancellations within 7 days, there will be a forfeiture of one night's lodging unless re-booked.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Cindy and Javier

Languages spoken

English, Spanish

Resident Pets

About the innkeepers

running, gardening, cooking, entertaining

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 9-10 am
  • Serving Location: front porch, private balcony, Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room, Guest room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , vegan


Signature Dish

Breakfast nachos
As a chef, born in Dallas, Texas, I have an affinity for Mexican food and Southwestern cuisine. I developed a breakfast that includes a chorizo hash and a fried egg served over baked corn tortillas and melted cheese. We serve locally grown produce and the eggs are from our neighbor's hens! Fresh ingredients and cooking with a passion are my signature!


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