We are Tyler's oldest B&B, and the closest lodging facility to historic downtown Tyler. An 1859 Tyler Historic Landmark, the Manor is a restored Queen Anne Victorian home. The house is set back on a large corner lot surrounded by brick streets and many mature shade trees. There is a Koi pond in the relaxing Rear Garden along with a gazebo, wishing well, and large back deck. The main house has original oak and heart-of-pine wood floors, wood moulding, and gorgeous stained-glass windows. All 7 rooms have private baths, some featuring claw-foot tubs. Additional features in some rooms include king or queen-size beds, fireplaces, private balconies or porches. One of the rooms is a private carriage house for that home-away-from-home feeling. A delicious breakfast is served daily on china, crystal and silver in the formal dining room. The Woldert-Spence Manor is perfect for honeymoons, anniversaries, birthdays, or any special occasion! Also ask about our whole house rate for family reunions, retreats or group getaways. We are just minutes from many attractions including Tyler's Rose Garden, fine dining, antique stores, Tyler State Park, and more. There is something for everyone to enjoy while in Tyler! Visit our web site for a sampling of current area events to enjoy during your stay.
5 on July 15, 2016
My daughter and I stayed here for 2 nights in late June when we were in town for some meetings at UT Tyler. We enjoyed our stay so much that we've already booked for our next trip. The location is very convenient, the house is beautiful and perfectly appointed. The place oozes with warmth and charm from the moment you drive up. Our hostess couldn't have been more hospitable. We felt right at home, like we were staying with dear friends. Breakfast each morning was fabulous and worth the trip on its own. I highly recommend this lovely, well cared for, bed & breakfast.
5 on July 10, 2016
We stayed here 2 nights in the William Woldert room. It was an absolutely incredible experience. The innkeeper, Barbara is very personable and a very skilled chef! She made us a fabulous quiche the first morning and a delicious oven baked omelet the next morning. Both were beautifully presented and had a yogurt and fruit parfait to start. The home is equipt with games, outside sitting spaces, wifi, cable... But our very favorite part was our morning conversations with Barbara over breakfast and coffee. This B&B alone is a great reason to visit Tyler, TX. Thank you!
5 on July 06, 2016
I cannot fault anything about our stay. The beds were comfortable, the rooms were beautifully done and the breakfast was delicious. Barbara was welcoming and helpful. We look forward to returning!
3.0 on July 06, 2016
Very quaint house, loved the ambiance and location. A bit steep for the stay, but it was a good experience for my daughter.
5 on July 04, 2016
The home was very lovely! Our room was very comfortable and clean. Barbara was very accommodating and an awesome cook!! She prepared a gourmet breakfast the next morning. We would definitely stay again and recommend to anyone.
4.6 on July 01, 2016
We liked everything. We enjoy old houses and being a small part of them. We enjoyed sitting on the porch with the white wicker furniture that was like that in my Grandfather's home. We loved the three friendly kitty cats. We even enjoyed the challenges that the utility workers provided. Reynolds and Alice Griffith
4.4 on June 13, 2016
Wonderful home with really nice rooms, Mike and Barbara were really nice hosts. Were only able to stay one evening so we didn't really get to experience all they had, but we will be back again.
5 on June 08, 2016
It was a privilege being able to stay at this fabulous historic home. The breakfast and attention to service detail was all four stars. The room was very comfortable, attractive and lovely. I would highly recommend this B+B and the town of Tyler for a visit!
4.2 on June 05, 2016
4.0 on June 01, 2016
Stayed at Historic Woldert-Spence Manor for a weekend and had a great time. The hosts were very welcoming and very professional from the moment we came in. Rooms and bathroom were clean and well taken care of and the hosts provided water as well as very convenient communal area with snacks and coffee/tea. A fridge communal is available in the communal area which is a nice touch as we were able to bring in food and wine and enjoy them on the porch. We were served a wonderful home made breakfast every morning and had a very entertaining time talking to the guests and the hosts who attended to every need of their guests. Will definitely look for opportunities to do this again!
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Near Caldwell Zoo, Downtown within walking distance, Short drive to local airport, near Tyler Rose Garden, near Tyler State Park, Downtown
Dallas, TX (DFW-Dallas-Fort Worth) 115 miles
From I-20 take Hwy 69 South to Tyler (6.8 miles) to Loop 323; take right turn on Loop 323 to Hwy 31 (also Front Street), at Hwy 31 take left (headed towards downtown) or eastbound to Vine St; take left on Vine. We are just one block up on your right. Please park & enter from the rear of the property. You will see a sign "Woldert-Spence Manor Parking Only." Welcome!
Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Night life, Discovery Science Place, Historic Aviation Museum & Tyler Museum of Art, Historic Goodman Home & Museum, Tiger Creek Wildlife Rescue, Caldwell Zoo / Tyler State Park, Tyler Rose Gardens and Museum, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, University, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo
Other, Cottage, Historic Inn
Amenities Basket, Board games, Fridge, Ironing Board, Library, Microwave, Piano, Private entrance , Tyler's oldest Bed & Breakfast Inn, balconies, decks, porches, High-Speed Wireless Internet, Tyler Historic Landmark
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi
Bird watching, Azalea and Spring Flower Trails, Festival on the Square (Live entertainment), Tyler Civic Theatre / Tyler Civic Ballet, Canton 1st Monday Trade Days, East Texas Symphony, Texas Rose Festival, Sight-seeing
Restrictive , Vegetarian
Pineapple Upside-down Muffins
Try our Pineapple Upside-down muffins with breakfast! A sweet treat to accompany your savory breakfast.