Davis Mountains Inn

1/2 mile South Hwy 17 , Fort Davis, TX 79734 USA (Show map)

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Lovely Southern Home on 6 acres with majestic views of the Davis Mountains - 7 guest rooms & suites, elegantly decorated living areas. Space to relax inside and outside, decks, lawns, meditation benches, water feature. Dark night skies, great for stargazing. Outside fireplace. Superb corporate or family retreat facility.

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Overall
4.6

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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Onsite Dining4.6

Lovely B & B

5 on February 11, 2016

Lovely home. We truly enjoyed our short stay.


Enjoyable Stay

5 on February 08, 2016

My wife and I stayed there while visiting the McDonald Observatory. The place was great and meeting new people each morning was enjoyable. We bumped into the owner one time and he was a very nice man. Can't say enough about the lady who kept the place clean and prepared the food we enjoyed each morning. She was around taking care of the house and always had cookies or brownies to pick up on the run, and the breakfasts she cooked were varied and delicious. No complaints.


Fantastic Stay!

5 on January 13, 2016

We had such a great say in Ft. Davis. The hospitality was great and the house was beautiful. We will definitely be back again.


Wonderful experience!

5 on January 12, 2016

As always the davis inn is a warm welcoming environment. I love my stay each time and never stay anywhere else. Mr. And Mrs. Davis are the most kind and caring people and are lovely company. I will always be sure to stay here anytime I visit fort davis.


A Jewel B&B in Davis Mountains

3.8 on December 30, 2015

What a fantastic experience! Enjoyed the 2 bedroom suite with my family. The property is gorgeous and the breakfast service and conversation provided by Elaine was outstanding.


Amazing Home, view and hospitality.

5 on December 28, 2015

We stopped in Fort Davis to visit the McDonald Observatory and head out to Big Bend the following day. To stay the night, we booked a room at the Davis Mountain Inn. The hospitality was great, the house was wonderful and the views were just oustanding. There is no question on where we'll be staying next time we're in Fort Davis - the Davis Mountains Inn will always be our choice.


Tiny Town Treasure

4.0 on November 03, 2015

It was a bit difficult to find, but it only took a phone call to get directions. But it is not next to the Family Dollar Store! It is off of Hwy 17. It is a big blue house back quite a ways from the hwy on a large piece of property. There is a big "Welcome" wreath on the front door. This is an invitation for you to open the door, look to the right where you will see keys with written instructions as to where your room is! You will not be welcomed by a person as no one lives there. I sure wish I would have been told this prior to sitting in the car for 40 minutes waiting for the owner to appear! But after you settle in to your room you forget about this inconvenience because it is so peaceful and tranquil! Our room (Sawtooth Ridge Room) was upstairs kind of like a large attic room - comfortable and lovely and furnished beautifully. The property is gorgeous as well but a bit cold to enjoy the outdoors. It was a "full house" the night we stayed. Martha, a lovely lady, was the cook the next morning for breakfast. Unfortunately when we went down for breakfast, there were a lot of people but not many eggs left! Lucky for me, I only care about having coffee which was delicious and plentiful! I would highly recommend this gem of a B & B in a fairly tiny town!


suprise getaway birthday for my wife

4.6 on October 15, 2015

Great experience, nice clean place with friendly people .


3 Night Stay

4.8 on October 08, 2015

Nice location, very quiet about 100 yards off a State highway a mile from the center of Ft Davis. The sign-in system & sign-out system worked very well with the final bill arriving at my credit card site about 24 hours after departure. The room was well appointed, clean and private. There was plenty of hot water (we had the room with the hot tub) and the separate shower worked well. The 8:00AM breakfast for each of our three days stay was well prepared by a friendly and informative staff. Would highly recommend the Davis Mountain Inn as a well run B&B in a beautiful and interesting part of SW Texas.


Fantastic Accomidations

5 on October 04, 2015

My husband and I travel to Fort Davis at least twice a year - we love the community a find that it is a restful place to get away from the hustle of the "big city." We usually stay at the Indian Lodge, which we love but they were booked this time around. How wonderful it was to this gem of a place to stay instead - we had the Sleeping Lion Suite and were blown away! Breakfast was wonderful and the cook made us fell like long time friends. We are now making this out go to place when we head to the high desert in west Texas! Just can't say enough lovely things about it! Patty & Gary


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Rooms & Rates

Davis Mountains Inn: Sawtooth Ridge Room with Private Bath

Private hideaway upstairs in newly remodeled dormer room w/ private bath, recliner sofa, flatsreen TV, Queen bed.

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

Davis Mountains Inn: Mount Livermore (shared bath with Blue Mountain Room)

Named after the highest peak in the Davis Mountains. Large upstairs room with dormers capturing the morning and evening light. Spectacular views! Queen bed and Twin bed Shared suite bath with Blue Mountain Room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Davis Mountains Inn: Blue Mountain (shared bath with Mt. Livermore Room)

Four poster luxurious queen size bed with Simmons beautyrest mattress situated in an upstairs room with magnificent views of the Davis Mountains. Dormers are perfect for adding rollaways or just relaxing and enjoying the property. Shared bath with Mt. Livermore room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Queen

Davis Mountains Inn: Sleeping Lion Master Suite with Luxury Private Bath

View of it's namesake Sleeping Lion Mountain from the luxurious Master Bath. Two person Jacuzzi Jet tub, stone floor, double sinks, separate walk-in double head shower. King size bed and flat screen satellite TV. Private deck to enjoy the sunrise. Furnished throughout with the rich wood elegance of the old world.

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

Davis Mountains Inn: Fisher Hill Suite- great for families or private getaways!

Over 800 sq. ft. of comfort, beautifully decorated w/ rich colors and old world warmth. Two Bedrooms, shared bath with large dressing area. Plasma TV w/ DVD player and satellite. Private entry w/ private deck, ceiling fans, wi-fi.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen

Davis Mountains Inn: Guide Peak Room - with Private Bath

Beautiful sunset views w/ private bath. Queen size bed, beautifully furnished with four-poster bed. Convenient to the living area w/ fireplace, flatscreen satellite TV, reading area, verandas and dining.

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

Arabella Mountain Studio Retreat

Private studio/house located between Fort Davis and the Observatory right off highway 118. Working art studio of Innkeepers Bill and Nancy Davis. Queen size private bedroom, open floor plan of living, dining and kitchen, private bathroom w/ tub/shower combination. Gorgeous views of Arabella Mountain and Blue Mountain.

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

Sequoia House

A whole house rental 3 bedroom, 2 bath fully furnished fully equipped, free wi-fi, satellite TV

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 King , 2 Twin

South Gate Lodges: #4 "North Forty King Suite"

King Suite with private bathrooms, Garden Tub and seperate shower, full kitchen, living room and breakfast room. One block from downtown but still in the country. Full kitchen, living room and dining area. This house is seperate from the Davis Mountains Inn. No breakfast provided so bring your own favorite foods to prepare in the fully equipped kitchen.

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

South Gate Lodges: #3 "Stars of Texas"

Three bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, kitchenette, living room with Austin Stone fireplace and dining area. One block from downtown but still in the country. Large covered breezeway and deck.This house is seperate from the Davis Mountains Inn. No breakfast provided so bring your own favorite foods to prepare in the the private kitchenette.

  • Maximum Capacity: 6
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Queen , 1 Twin

South Gate Lodges: #2 "South Forty King Suite"

King Suite and private bathroom with Garden Tub and seperate shower, kitchenette, living room and dining area. Austin Stone fireplace with leather furniture. One block from downtown but still in the country. Private lane. Kitchenette, living room and dining area. One block from downtown but still in the country. This house is seperate from the Davis Mountains Inn. No breakfast provided so bring your own favorite foods to prepare in the the private kitchenette.

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

South Gate Lodges: #1 "Casa De Gracia"

Three bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, full kitchen, living room and dining area. One block from downtown but still in the country. This house is seperate from the Davis Mountains Inn. No breakfast provided so bring your own favorite foods to prepare in the fully equipped kitchen.

  • Maximum Capacity: 6
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen , 2 Twin

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Location

Location Type

Ft. Davis National Historic Site, McDonald Observatory, Countryside, Mountains, Small town, Village

Airport

Midland, TX (MAF) 186 miles

Directions to property:

From the junction of Hwy 118 and Hwy 17 proceed 1/2 mile South of Ft. Davis on Hwy 17. Turn left (east)into long driveway. If you have an Automobile GPS device, set your Latitude/Longitude to 30.5817, -103.9016 and you'll be guided to the front door of the Davis Mountains Inn. The address may not compute correctly, so if using a GPS please use the GPS coordinates above.

Area Attractions

Art Galleries, Historical interests, Live Music, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, McDonald Observatory, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Cottage, Country Inn, Spa

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, Copier, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Piano, Telephone, Wedding Facilities , Beautiful grounds for special events, Decks & patios, Professional Massage Therapist available by appt.

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wet bar, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bird watching, Horseback riding, Professional Massage Therapist by appt., Sight-seeing

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3pm-8pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only away from the patio and decks
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Our facility is an upscale, very quiet property
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: some weekends and some holidays
  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard
  • Deposit Amount Required: Full amount for 1 night
  • Cancellations: Forfeit deposit if written cancellation is not received at least 3 days prior to reservation date. Cancellation for Holidays and special event weekends must be cancelled within 2 weeks of reservation.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Bill and Nancy Davis, Betty

Languages spoken

limited Spanish, English

Resident Pets

Sometimes Ebony dog is here

About the innkeepers

Teacher of art and teacher of music. Varied interests in gardening, architecture and landscape. We have not met a stranger!

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Meals

Breakfast

country

  • Time Served: 8:00 - 9:00
  • Serving Location: Outside - weather permitting, Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room

Special meal options

Restrictive , Vegetarian


Signature Dish

Nana's Pancakes & Syrup
Melt in your mouth old fashioned buttermilk pancakes and homemade syrup. Everyone's favorite!