Star of Texas Bed & Breakfast Reviews


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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.7

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Our Elopement

5 on January 04, 2017

We arrived to a spectacular cottage that was prepared and waiting for US! The attention to detail during the stay was amazing. Everything was in it's place and the privacy provided for us was unmatched. We will definitely be returning for additional visits just for the location, atmosphere, value and hospitality. The room served meals were excellent, and served piping hot. You will not find a better getaway than this.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your review, it makes my heart happy to see that you were so please with all we offer to our guest. We do hope you will come again to stay. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Great stay

4.8 on November 10, 2016

Very relaxing stay and the food was excellent! The only reason I didn't give 5 stars for the value was that although the massages were relaxing, the massage therapist did not work on the areas requested and the pressure was very light.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your honest review, we will be sure and share the info with the therapist. We do hope you will come again. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Happy Couple

4.6 on October 31, 2016

My husband and I where married there last Saturday. It was absolutely the most beautiful wedding that I could have ever imagined. We planed this keeping in mind we wanted a very small outdoor wedding, bonus The Hill Country is our favorite place! My husband I where just blown away with the hospitality of Mr. Don & Mrs. Deb, they are so sweet and accommodating to us and our family. The breakfast was wonderful and there isn't a far drive to town for a steak dinner! All in all it was perfect! My husband really enjoyed the Hot tub! My favorite, was the vows that Mr. Don had us say they where like he knew us, just perfect for me and my best-friend. I have told all my friends and family how great The star of Texas is and hope that they too can go and relax at this wonderful retreat in the woods.

Innkeeper Response
We are so glad that you were so happy with your stay and your special day. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we do hope that you will return to see us again. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Magical weekend wedding

5 on October 11, 2016

Beautiful property, outstanding cabins, and wonderful Innkeepers. This is a must visit B&B, they have thought of every detail and need. Our wedding and photos were beautifully done and well thought out. We loved the oak cottage. The whole experience was one we will never forget. Thanks again Don and Debbie

Innkeeper Response
We appreciate your review and so glad that you all had a good experience with us. We do hope to see you all again. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

amazing weekend getaway

5 on August 15, 2016

We spent the weekend here in late July. It was a beautiful property and super wonderful innkeepers. The breakfasts were so good! Cottages are clean and cute and we really loved the rum punch waiting for us on arrival!!

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your time with us. We do hope you will come again. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Sweet wedding

5 on August 13, 2016

Our wedding was great! Outdoors in a beautiful setting. Don and Deb were so sweet and Spice the cat was our little buddy while we were there. The food was fresh, cabin very clean, and the entire place was peaceful. Thank you for a making our day so special.

Innkeeper Response
We are so glad you chose us for your special day, Spice has a way of stealing your heart. Hope to see you all again soon. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Amazing B&B!

5 on August 04, 2016

This B&B was just amazing! Don & Deb were so nice and their property is just lovely! They have everything you can think of. The cottage I stayed in was very clean and the bed was super comfy! Also the breakfast was amazing as well. I will be returning for sure!

Innkeeper Response
We are so glad you choose to stay with us and that you enjoyed your time here. We appreciate your review and hope that you will be coming again. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

the best place to elope!

5 on August 02, 2016

Everything is amazing here! It is private & beautiful. The food is amazing & the owners are so sweet. There are little additional touches everywhere... they think of everything to make your stay the best experience ever.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for choosing us for your special day, we are happy that you were pleased with everything. We do hope to have you back again. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Just amazing...

5 on July 29, 2016

Words can't even begin to describe what this B&B did for my marriage. We needed it so bad. Between the comfy, soft sheets, the gorgeous huge bathroom where we were both able to relax in a hot bath, the delicious homemade alcoholic fruit punch left in the fridge and fresh cream for coffee, the AMAZINGGGG breakfast that was hand delivered by the owners, sitting under huge bright stars in a perfect temperature hot tub, I thought I died and went to heaven. My husband and I enjoyed our trip so so much. I can't even describe what this place is like. It's literally heaven on earth. I wish we could of stayed a week at this place. It was truly amazing. The owners are SO friendly and kind. And I can't even say enough about the property. It's so rustic and Texas. It's naturally beautiful and you can tell that they spend SO much time on every detail. It's amazing, beautifully perfect bed and breakfast. We can not wait to go back. Best getaway we've ever had!!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much, we are so grateful for all your kind words about out place and us. We truly love what we do and hope that it will also show to our guest. Look forward to having you all back again. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Weekend Wedding

5 on July 27, 2016

Don and Deb of the Star of Texas were absolutely incredible hosts. Our room was cozy and unique, the breakfasts were delicious, and the scenery breathtaking, but above all else, Star of Texas B & B helped make our special day all the more special. Thank you so very much and best wishes for your wonderful business!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for your kind words, they keep us motivated to go above and beyond. We are glad you chose us for your elopement and hope to see you back again. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Great Getaway!

5 on July 23, 2016

My compliments to the chef! The breakfast was truly outstanding. Every detail was perfect. I highly recommend this relaxing getaway in Texas.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for the compliment, I love creating beautiful food for my guest. We do hope you come again. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Perfect elopement

5 on July 20, 2016

Our elopement experience was perfect. They thought of all the wonderful details. I would definitely recommend this place to everyone that wants a special stressfree elopement. We are very happy!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your review, we are glad that you will recommend us and hope to have you all back again. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Great Weekend

5 on June 29, 2016

Owners were very nice.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for taking the time to review us, glad you enjoyed your weekend with us and hope you will come again. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Perfect Honeymoon

5 on June 23, 2016

The Star of Texas B&B was exactly what we had imagined it would be... Small, tranquil and private. This piece of heaven on Earth is perfect for elopements and romantic get aways and is sure to make this moment in time for couples one that will never be forgotten. The breakfasts are amazing! They are truly edible works of art! I read in a previous review that Don and Deb are the "invisible inn keepers" and they really live up to that name. They are there to greet you with huge smiles and make your privacy and comfort their top priority. I am so grateful that we were able to find this place and have the experiences that we did at the Star Of Texas. We will definitely be back, and will tell everyone who wants the best romantic getaway to celebrate love, life, and each other.

Innkeeper Response
Oh wow, you made me cry on this review. Thanks so much and so so glad that you all were so pleased with your stay and do hope to have you back again. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Great Weekend

4.4 on June 17, 2016

Renewed marriage vows. The owners were very nice and made the stay very enjoyable.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your review, we love doing Vow renewals with couples, it is such a special time. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Excellent Getaway

4.0 on June 16, 2016

The B&B was so quiet and quaint. Great breakfast every morning. Rooms are clean and well kept. Walking trail and seeing local wildlife was fun. Recommended for a getaway weekend.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your review, we are so glad you came and enjoyed your weekend. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Piece of Heaven

5 on June 14, 2016

Star of Texas Bed & Breakfast was everything we anticipated and more. We had the most relaxing time and felt very comfortable while there. Deb and Don certainly know how to make you feel welcome. The fresh breakfast was delicious and all their recommendations of in town restaurants were excellent as well. We eloped during our stay and Don and Deb really know how to make your day special. Thank you so much, I have recommended Star of Texas to all my friends and family and we look forward to coming back in the future!

Innkeeper Response
We are so glad that you were happy with your stay and all we have to offer. Thanks for referring friends and for taking time to write a review. Hope to see you on your anniversary or sooner. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Had an amazing experience with Star of Texas B&B

5 on May 22, 2016

We stayed in the Oak Cottage and it was beautiful and so peaceful. The food was great and service was wonderful. Our trip exceeded all of our expectations.

Innkeeper Response
We are so happy that your expectations were exceeded, thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us. We hope to see you again. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Sweetest elopement

5 on May 06, 2016

We had the most perfect elopement weekend! I couldn't have asked for more. Starting each morning with a delicious homemade breakfast and ending the day with a soak in our private hot tub! I can't wait to return

Innkeeper Response
We are so happy that it truly was the perfect elopement for you, and nothing better than a nightly soak in the hot tub under a star filled sky. Hope you all will come again. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Perfect elopement

4.6 on April 26, 2016

The elopement package we chose was perfect, all details were taken care of. The food is amazing. Our cottage was cute and secluded. The b&b was quiet, relaxing, and perfect for a weekend away. The grounds are cute and quaint. Deb & Don have a special environment and we are so glad we found them!

Innkeeper Response
We thank you for taking time to write us a review. We are glad that your elopement was "Perfect". We do hope you will come back for an anniversary and please send your friends. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Loved every minute!

5 on April 12, 2016

Our stay at Star of Texas was just what we needed - a quiet weekend to reconnect and unwind. We did use the free wifi to access our Amazon Prime account, but otherwise, we were completely unplugged, which was wonderful! The Morelock's are wonderful hosts! We enjoyed our delicious breakfasts and our fruit and wine (we got craft beer) platter was amazing. The private hot tub was a favorite of ours too. The location of this B&B is perfect for us as my family lives close by and could keep the children! I hope we can go back another time!

Innkeeper Response
We are glad you enjoyed your stay, that does make it nice to have family close to watch the kids. The hot tub will be waiting for your next visit. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

A little piece of Heaven

5 on April 09, 2016

They provided an amazing experience! Their hospitality was through the roof and their property was breath taking!!

Innkeeper Response
Thanks so much for the review, we are glad you enjoyed our beautiful 20 acres as much as we do. Hope to see you again. Deb

- Deb (Owner)

Such a peaceful B&B

5 on April 05, 2016

During our stay we eloped and stayed the weekend. They took care of everything for us, even the photos! It's so beautiful there, they really have created something special out there. The breakfast, wow!! No words can describe how amazing the food is. They are the sweetest people, and the different details they put into each private room is astonishing. We are so glad we stumbled across this place, it was the perfect place to married my best friend.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your review, we are so glad that you were so pleased with your stay. We do hope to have you come again. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Absolutely wonderful

5 on March 28, 2016

We eloped to this beautiful place and got everything we wanted. It's gorgeous, the owners are wonderful, the cottages were perfect. We couldn't have asked for anything better.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you, we are glad you are pleased and that you got what you wanted in your stay and your special day. We do hope to see you again. Deb

- Debbie Morelock (innkeeper)

We Love Star Of Texas

5 on March 17, 2016

We decided to elope, and we could not have been happier!!! Fantastic breakfast every day, friendly staff, and a beautiful wedding, performed by none other than Don the Chaplain-Deb took our wedding photos, and her boundless enthusiasm, and passion for her craft was second to none-if we had an idea, she ran with it, and made it better...they treated us like royalty, and made our wedding truly special. Additionally, they had animal friends! The hot tub was nice as well. You can't go wrong here, they're the best!!!

Innkeeper Response
We are so happy that everything went as you had hoped for. Thanks so much for the wonderful review, we love it when guest notice our passion for what we do. Hope to see you again soon. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Amazing Anniversary Get-Away Location

5 on March 01, 2016

Absolutely love our visits to the Star of Texas B&B on our anniversary! Exceptional facilities, service and atmosphere!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you, we so love having repeat guest, especially when it's a special celebration. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Beyond Expectations!

5 on February 23, 2016

For your one year anniversary, we spent the weekend in the Oak Cottage. We really didn't know what to expect. Debbie met us upon arrival. What a gracious hostess she was. She showed us around and told us her background story on how this magnificent place was thought about and then created. She showed us to our cabin and even offered to help us with unpacking. We made friends with the cats, the chickens, rooster and birds that occupy the premises. We enjoyed ourselves so much with the seclusion of the place. We made s'mores on the fire pit, soaked in our private hot tub and enjoyed the stars at night. Breakfast was brought to our cabin by Debbie and was amazing, delicious, beautiful and worth waiting for. Be sure to enjoy the nature trail walk. You will be surprised at the special things you see along the way. Leave your own special trinket along the way. Ask Debbie what time the deers are fed by her brother-in-law. You will see about 40 deer at dusk. Stash your cell phone and just enjoy the relaxing environment that captures you! Sandy and Robert Winchester

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for your words of kindness, we are so glad that you all had such a good time enjoying yourselves while here. We hope to have you come again. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Events and Stay

5 on February 22, 2016

We had our 5yr renewal ceremony here and the room was quiet, isolated from the other cabins so it's not a like a hotel where the rooms are wall to wall. You actually get your own privacy which was nice. The cabin comes with ipod charger (bring own cord), there is a microwave and a mini-fridge. We couldn't find the creamer at first, but it's in the fridge just FYI. Bring your own hairdryer and toothbrush/paste, it comes with all the other toiletries. We have a 3yr old and it was nice just to get out of the house and do something for ourselves. As for events, we chose the elopement package for our renewal instead of the renewal package only because it came with cake which was homemade by Deb (looked like the ones in the bridal magazines). Deb was also our photographer and Don was our minister. There are also plenty of sites around the area to do the ceremony and the photography was phenomenal. Highly recommend. Will stay again if given a chance. Willowbend had a King size bed, the other ones are Queen. Microwave and fridge available. TV is satellite with most requested channels.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for your review, Vow Renewals are such a special event in our lives, we are glad that you were so pleased with your ceremony. Hope to see you again. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Highly Recommend

5 on February 09, 2016

We had our 5yr renewal ceremony this past weekend and I have to say the room was clean, very rustic and home-like, for those Apple lovers, they had an iphone charger (must have your own cord), and a microwave. You must supply your own hair dryer and toothbrush/paste, but otherwise, they have towels and other toiletries. They also have a journal inside the cabin so other guests can write about their experiences. Take advantage, I'm sure Don and Deb would appreciate it. The front porch had two sitting chairs and a table so on a nice day, you can relax and stare at the great view. The renewal ceremony was excellent. If you are planning on having an event here, Don and Deb do all the planning based on your input of course. They let us decorate the area and the photos were included in the CD. Furthermore, the breakfast was great. I think it's different for every guest and is homemade. If you want a rustic, western, Texas like atmosphere, this is the place. Also they recommended a restaurant called "The Turtle." Go there for fine dining, it's a bit expensive, not fast food or sit down ihop by any means, but well worth it.

Innkeeper Response
We had fun doing your renewal with you and family. We are glad you enjoyed yourself. Sorry on the hair dryer, it should have been there, I'll check on that. Hope to have you come again. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Best weekend ever!

5 on February 05, 2016

The cabin was cozy and beautifully decorated, the entire property is simply lovely and tranquil! My husband and I were referred by my best friend Jarrod Woods who is a photographer who has worked on their location before and I'm soooo glad we decided to go. The innkeepers are very friendly and helpful but still respected our privacy when we wanted it, not to mention the fact that the breakfast alone is a reason in it's own to come visit! We couldn't be happier with our stay and we will definitely be returning soon. It was the perfect setting for 2 overworked parents to sit back and enjoy some much needed couple time!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your review, we love to see that couples come to just spend time with each other and reconnect. Life sure happens, and we get way too busy sometimes. We do hope you all will come again. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

The perfect elopement

5 on February 03, 2016

Don & Deb, They love what they do and it shows in every detail and action at this phenomenal B&B. My husband to be and I, eloped and had a FANTASTIC time. Don conducted the ceremony and Deb is an artist with her camera. Totally recommend! We will def be going back for our anniversary!

Innkeeper Response
Wow, I have never been called an artist, so that really makes my day. We are so glad that you enjoyed your time with us, thanks for letting us be a part of your very special day. Look forward to seeing you again. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

The most peaceful getaway in Texas

5 on January 12, 2016

Don, Deb, and Star of Texas were the absolute best. Don was welcoming and gentle from the moment we arrived, and Deb's delicious cooking and amazing plating were wonderful treats every morning. I HIGHLY recommend this place to anyone wanting a relaxing weekend away. They have a sweet 1 mile trail on the property, and we saw tons of tracks on the walk. We also ran into raccoon, armadillo, and about 30-40 deer near the front of the property around dinner time (just like Don advised). We had a beautifully relaxing hot tub at night, and enjoyed a few of the wineries in the surrounding areas. We cant say enough about Star of Texas, and are already planning our next trip back out, to stay in a different cabin.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for your review. It makes my heart so happy to know that others enjoy our property as much as we do, and that you enjoyed what we offer. Thanks for the compliments on the food, that makes me dance a happy dance. Hope to see you all again soon. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Beautiful & relaxing getaway for couples!

4.2 on January 07, 2016

The food was amazing & got to enjoy our meat & cheese tray while taking a dip in the hot tub. Enjoy the scenery on their nature trail around the property. My husband & I enjoyed were able to stop and enjoy each other's company in such a relaxing & beautiful spot.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your review, we love it when couples focus on each other while here and enjoy each other. Hope you come again. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)


5 on January 03, 2016

The Oak Cottage was cozy, comfortable, and rustic, providing us with the perfect environment to celebrate our nuptials. The grounds were peaceful, quiet, and secluded. Breakfast each morning far exceeded our expectations, and was actually better than the lunches and dinners we ate in town.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for the review, and wow, I really appreciate the compliment on the breakfast. We love to make our dishes full of flavor and beautiful too. Hope you will come again. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Excellent B&B Can't wait to go back!!!

4.6 on December 07, 2015

We were married here and enjoyed the room, the Deb and Don brought an amazing breakfast to the room each morning. It was fantastic! The hot tub was wonderful since it the temperature has dropped. We made a game of running from the hot tub to the massive soaking tub in the bathroom to keep warm. Very good time!

Innkeeper Response
Ha ha, now that sounds like a fun game! We are so glad you all enjoyed yourselves and hope that you will come again.

- Deb (innkeeper)

Communion with nature

5 on December 02, 2015

We drove three hours to get there but it was well worth it. We stayed in the Wildrose room, which was breath taking. Jacuzzi on the patio, beautiful staircase going straight up to a romantic bedroom, chic and big bathtub. Breakfast was absolutely delicious. We loved the cats. All the little attentions added to a wonderful weekend (bottle of wine, set of cards, board games) Being surrounded by nature was so relaxing and amazing, I would definitely go back.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for your review. We love to hear that guest enjoy the beauty of nature that comes right to your door. And the kitties, well, they are just cute and love guest coming. Hope to see you again. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)


5 on October 26, 2015

We had the best time. The ceremony was really special, the room was great, fantastic service. Thank you for making our day wonderful!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for the review. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and that the ceremony was special for you all. We do hope you come again to stay with us. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)


5 on October 09, 2015

This is a slow down and relax place, No TV, limited cell access and no or limited wifi - a very healthy break for all. Wonderful hosts. Onsite dining is a breakfast tray delivered to your cabin with tasty food. Wonderful place to get married, we did. We plan to return.

Innkeeper Response
We are glad you enjoyed your stay. I am sorry the wi-fi was not good for you, we are working on a new tower in the area. We hope that you all will come again. Thanks for taking time to do a review for us. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

4 year anniversary/ LVN graduation/License getaway

5 on September 29, 2015

We loved how secluded and romantic the atmosphere was that allowed us to relax, breathe, and finally appreciate the beauty in life. The trail was both physically satisfying and mentally stimulating. Perfect for anniversaries/weddings, romantic getaway, or graduation gift after a year of nursing school. We look forward to visiting again and telling our friends and family about Star of Texas !

Innkeeper Response
That is great that you came to celebrate your wonderful accomplishment of graduating from Nursing school. We do hope you come again, and best wishes to you on your new career. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Deer and Kitty Cats

5 on September 20, 2015

We were going to have a regular wedding, but grew tired of dealing with people. So we eloped to the Star of Texas Bed and Breakfast. I had found it online and chose it based on the pictures and reviews. I was not disappointed. The other cottages I had looked at were overly decorated and very tacky in my opinion. Every cottage at this B&B is very tasteful. We stayed in the Oak Cottage and it was perfect. The linens are crisp, it smells amazing, and the bathroom is lovely. As for the elopement, it was exactly what we were looking for. We arrived and spoke with Don and Deb for a moment. We confirmed where we would say the vows(the Moon Gate-rock arch). Don escorted us to our cottage, where we got ready. Then we were escorted to the Moon Gate where Don gave a beautiful ceremony and Deb started taking pictures. We cut our cute little cake and sipped our champagne. Then we continued with pictures. She took whatever pics we wanted and put about 50 on a CD. Then we were left alone to walk the grounds, take a dip in the hot tub or go eat in town. In the morning, Don brought our fantastic gourmet breakfast. We will definitely go again. You couldn't ask for a more secluded, beautiful scene, perfect for a wedding and mini honeymoon. My husband and I were extremely happy with our decision to stay here.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for the review, we are so pleased that it went as you all had hoped. Our new kitty's are enjoying venturing over to the cottage and glad you enjoyed them too. We do hope you all will be back. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Deer and Kitty Cats

5 on September 10, 2015

We were going to have a regular wedding, but grew tired of dealing with people. So we eloped to the Star of Texas Bed and Breakfast. I had found it online and chose it based on the pictures and reviews. I was not disappointed. The other cottages I had looked at were overly decorated and very tacky in my opinion. Every cottage at this B&B is very tasteful. We stayed in the Oak Cottage and it was perfect. The linens are crisp, it smells amazing, and the bathroom is lovely. As for the elopement, it was exactly what we were looking for. We arrived and spoke with Don and Deb for a moment. We confirmed where we would say the vows(the Moon Gate-rock arch). Don escorted us to our cottage, where we got ready. Then we were escorted to the Moon Gate where Don gave a beautiful ceremony and Deb started taking pictures. We cut our cute little cake and sipped our champagne. Then we continued with pictures. She took whatever pics we wanted and put about 50 on a CD. Then we were left alone to walk the grounds, take a dip in the hot tub or go eat in town. In the morning, Don brought our fantastic gourmet breakfast. We will definitely go again. You couldn't ask for a more secluded, beautiful scene, perfect for a wedding and mini honeymoon. My husband and I were extremely happy with our decision to stay here.

Perfect Elopement

4.0 on August 24, 2015

A perfect place for a quick, hassle free wedding! We drove up on a Friday PM from San Antonio, arrived early evening and never saw a soul! Key was in the door and in we moved. Had our ceremony at 1030 AM Saturday on the grounds and all we had to do was get dressed, after a delicious breakfast, and Deb and Don executed the perfect low key, yet romantic and tasteful wedding. No stress, no work and yet it was the creation of a wonderful wedding memory. The entire experience was perfect.

Innkeeper Response
We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and your stress free wedding. We look forward to having you again. Thanks for your review.

- Deb (innkeeper)

best place ever

5 on August 18, 2015

We stayed in the wildrose, it was heaven. We had a long way to travel 3 1/2 hrs, but it was sooooo worth the drive. The love that Deb and Don put into this place is amazing. Everything was breathtaking. We had the most romantic relaxing getaway of our lives. The breakfasts that Deb prepared were so good and she took the time to make a beautiful presentation. This was truly the best experince of our lives. Thank you Deb and Don for everything, we cant wait to return to your peaceful oasis. Laurie and Gilbert

Innkeeper Response
We love when guest drive a distance to get to us. We often have them come from Houston a 5.5 hr drive. We are so glad that you all chose us and enjoyed yourselves so much. We do look forward to you coming again. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Perfect elopement!

5 on August 01, 2015

We recently eloped here and it was amazing! Don and Deb's attention to every detail shows that this B n B is their passion. Clean comfortable room just the perfect place to relax. And a hot breakfast delivered to our room that morning was delish! Can't wait to stay again!

Innkeeper Response
Thanks so much for your review, we are glad that our passion shows in the care we try our best to give each guest. We look forward to you coming again. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Excellence All Around

5 on July 13, 2015

This was our first time staying at a bed and breakfast. We absolutely enjoyed ourselves!! We stayed in the oak cabin which was so nice!! eEverything from being greeted when we first arrived and being shown around, to the amazing food was done with excellence! They had great hospitality and made our stay very comfortable! We celebrated our anniversary there and would recommend it to family and friends! ~Eric and Gabby~

Innkeeper Response
Thanks so much for your review, we are so glad that you were pleased with your stay and had a good anniversary. We hope you come and celebrate with us again and again. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Amazing B&B

5 on June 02, 2015

We shared out first anniversary at Star of Texas B&B and I would have to say I don't think we could have spent any better way. The food was amazing as well as the atmosphere. We have already discussed as to when we will be going back. We had the opportunity of doing the wine tour and had a blast. Don & Debbie have done a great job and I hope we get the opportunity to visit the B&B really soon. Thank you for everything!!!!

Innkeeper Response
So glad you enjoyed your stay. I love for guest to do the wine trail and enjoy our partners in the area. We hope you are able to come again soon also. Thanks Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Elopement package Oak Cottage

5 on June 02, 2015

Everything was perfect! Our wedding was beautiful. The room was beautiful. Deb and Don were extremely accommodating. They took care of everything down to the detail and sent us home with fantastic wedding pictures. Pretty excited about that. We will definitely be back to renew our vows and hopefully before then just for fun.

Innkeeper Response
So glad that you are pleased with your pictures and your stay with us. Please do come again and enjoy another relaxing weekend. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Wonderful weekend getaway!

5 on June 02, 2015

This place is amazing, my girlfriend and I stayed in the Willowbend cottage and had a great time. So relaxing and the owners made us feel right at home and couldn't have been nicer. The food was delicious and the room was very clean and comfortable. We will definitely be back, we loved everything about it.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for your kind words and we are happy that you were so pleased with everything. Come again and enjoy another getaway with us. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Star of Texas

4.4 on May 29, 2015

We enjoyed the stay. The food was great and it was very relaxing

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your review we are glad that you were able to relax. Hope you come again.

- Deb (innkeeper)


5 on May 27, 2015

Very pleasant stay!!! I loved my wedding! Loved the breakfast!!! Loved the scenery!!! Loved it all!!

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for the review, short, sweet and to the point. Hope you will come again. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Beatitude and passion abound at this romantic getaway

5 on May 18, 2015

My love and I were married here at the Star of Texas Bed & Breakfast. It was everything we dreamed of and more! Our room was quaint and so romantic. We really enjoyed the peaceful back veranda with the hot tub. The food was wonderful, and lovingly prepared. The grounds are beautiful, with many hidden treasures to explore and experience, on a lovely hike with the sweetest kitty kat as our tour guide! We enjoyed much needed peace and tranquility there~ I will always remember this special time and place with the man of my dreams! Mr. & Mrs. Terry Lee Shaffer Jr.

Innkeeper Response
We thank you for your review and are so pleased that it turned out just what you had hoped for. We appreciate it that you noticed all the hidden treasures and enjoyed Star kitty. Hope to see you all again. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Awesome place!!

5 on May 16, 2015

We had our wedding/honeymoon which was the ultimate elopement package. We loved this place, it is beautiful, quiet, and very peaceful. If you the Country and privacy, this the place. It was very romantic. We enjoyed the nature walk and all the beautiful art around the property. The private massage was out of this world! Customer service was amazing!! The cottage was very clean and neat. Most of al we love love loved the food Omg! Very good food. The owners gave us the perfect wedding. There was no need for a professional photographer because they did an amazing job of capturing some great shots.

Innkeeper Response
Your kind words are what make us strive even harder to make our guest stays very special. I will pass on to the massage therapist your review of her also. Your love of the food, makes my heart smile. See you again we hope. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Thank you to Don and Debbie

5 on May 06, 2015

Great place!! Don and Debbie made us feel so welcome. We were married at the B & B. I Would have change a thing. Great people and great place. Thank you! John and Karrie

Innkeeper Response
So glad that you all loved your stay. We appreciate your review for us, hope to see you all on an anniversary. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

relaxing and romantic

4.6 on April 27, 2015

Great hospitality, awesome food everything was perfect from start to finish.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for the review, I love short, sweet and to the point. We hope you come again. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)


5 on April 22, 2015

Had a wonderful relaxing time. Don & Deb are lovely. Go above and beyond! Beautiful ceremony. Perfect elopement place!

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for taking the time write a review. We are glad that you were pleased with your stay and your ceremony. Hope to see you all again. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Amazing wedding memory!!

5 on April 21, 2015

LOVED this place! Our wedding was made to feel so special and everything was so peaceful and relaxing. We had the best time! Will definitely be visiting again!

Innkeeper Response
We try our best to make each couple feel like they are the only ones we have ever married. We are glad that you felt special. Hope you will visit again soon. Thanks for the review. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Lovely Bed & Breakfast

4.0 on April 20, 2015

My husband and I celebrated our 20th anniversary at the Star of Texas Bed and Breakfast. We had a wonderful and restful time while we stayed in the Cottonwood Suite. We really appreciated the hospitality of Don & Deb. Deb makes delicious breakfasts I am still bragging about. Our dinner out would have been much better if we had let Deb make it for us instead of going out. We will plan for that next time. We enjoyed watching the hummingbirds. If you want to relax and get away from it all this is the place to go. Thanks Don& Deb. from Michael and Misti

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for choosing us for your anniversary, we are glad that is was a restful stay with us. Hope to have you return again and do appreciate the review. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Wonderful place for relaxation with your sweetheart!

4.8 on April 14, 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed at Star of Texas for a romantic weekend away from the kiddos and loved it. We really enjoyed the nature trail filled with art installation surprises throughout. Our cottage was cozy and comfortable and the breakfast that was delivered to us each morning was gourmet and delicious. The Morelocks are very nice and accommodating. I recommend this place.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for coming to stay with us, so glad you enjoyed your time with us and hope you will come again. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)


4.0 on April 14, 2015

I tried to mark all 5 circles for outstanding but it would not allow it. Perfect place for an intimate elopement and get away from the city's distractions. We plan to return. The food and amenities couldn't have been better.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for the review, and letting me know about it not allowing the circles to be marked. We hope you will come again and tell your friends. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Best wedding and honeymoon

5 on April 07, 2015

Our ceremony was so sweet and thoughtful. The words were lovely. The photos came out beautiful!!! The privacy made everything so intimate yet I felt we were carefully looked after as well. The breakfasts were so home made and so delicious. The private hot tub was also a great relaxing touch. We felt a lot of love goes into this bed and breakfast. The owners treat it like a passion and not a business. We can't wait for a special occasion to return. It's all we talk about since we returned home. Thank you for the memories¿¿

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much, for such a sweet review, I have big tears in my eyes. We love what we do, and so happy to know that it shows. Hope to see you again real soon. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Absolutely LOVE this B&B!

5 on March 11, 2015

Star of TX B&B is a wonderful place to stay! The rooms are very clean and beautifully decorated. The food is delicious. The location is so peaceful and serene. Don and Debbie, the inn keepers are very sweet people and you can tell how much of their heart and soul they put into their place. My husband and I were married here and both love being there. We have and will spend our anniversaries here. Cannot praise this place enough!!!

Innkeeper Response
We appreciate your review and praise for our place. It is always so humbling to get the praise we do, but also great that folks notice that we try to go above and beyond for them. Look forward to those anniversary trips back with you all. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)


5 on March 11, 2015

My husband & I booked a last minute wedding at the Star of Texas. We stayed at the Cottonwood Suit and added the Ultimate Honeymoon Elopement Package and the Do Not Disturb Package. EVERYTHING exceeded our expectations from our cottage, to the romantic lighting in and outside of our cottage including the hot tub area, the wine, the flowers, the cake, the ceremony, the program keepsake, the food was beyond amazing, the massage, we can hardly wait to return. Thank you so much for making our special day so fabulous. If you are looking for romantic, secluded, yet elegant, this is for you.

Innkeeper Response
I am so so happy that your special day turned out the way you hoped. Sometimes those last minute things are the best! We do hope to see you all again and thanks for the review.

- Deb (innkeeper)

We had a blast!! Don and deb run a first class place!

5 on February 28, 2015

We had a ball! Can't wait to go back and do it all again!!

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for the review, now that is short, sweet and to the point. Look forward to you all coming again. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

perfect weekend

5 on February 27, 2015

Don and Deb were wonderful. The room was perfect and the bed was relaxing. We loved the chiminea and hot tub under the stars. The fruit and cheese tray was awesome, as was the breakfast both mornings. We would definitely do this again.

Innkeeper Response
Relaxing is always a word I love to see from a guest. Thanks for taking the time to write a review and hope you come again. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Quaint get away place

3.0 on February 23, 2015

Loved the peace & quiet of Lone Star. The room was very clean & efficient...concrete floors were a little "cold." Sleep would have been perfect if it had a normal mattress but it was a Tempurpedic and not comfortable for either one of us. Food was fairly good... Loved the fact that we had a semi-private hot tub.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for the review. Sorry your stay was not good experience for you. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Great stay!

3.6 on February 20, 2015

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at the Star of Texas B&B. The grounds are very beautiful in an unsuspecting place. There is so much character here. The private jacuzzis for each cottage are really a spectacular touch! Sadly, we weren't allowed to use the firepit due to winds while we were there but it's neat that they have them. One suggestion would be to have more plates in the kitchen. There was only one bowl and one plate to eat off of, and we were there on a Sunday when everything in Brownwood is closed and we had to cook.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for taking the time to review us. It was a wild weekend with such cold weather. I so apologize that we were short on the dishes in the room, wish you would have sent me a message, I sure would have gotten them to you. So hope you come again. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Valentine Bliss

5 on February 16, 2015

So thankful to have Don And Debbie take care of every detail for my Valentine. From the amazing steak dinner to the beautiful cabin. It was stress free and delicious and allowed us both to enjoy the peacefulness. It was an amazing escape.

Innkeeper Response
We are so glad you enjoyed your romantic weekend with us. We hope you come again and thanks for the review.

- Deb (innkeeper)

Great Get-Away from the Hustle and Bustle

4.8 on February 12, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our get-away weekend. We were able to spend our 12th anniversary in the peace and quiet of the Texas countryside. The breakfasts we were served were delicious. The fire pit was a delight on the cool February evenings and we evening got to use the hot-tub during the day. I highly recommend the Star of Texas Bed and Breakfast.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for your review. We hope you will come again for another anniversary. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Our wedding

5 on February 09, 2015

We had our wedding here and our expectations were meet and exceeded. Thanks to Don and Deb everything was perfect. After the wedding we had a meal prepared by Deb that was absolutely fantastic. The service was great , the cake for the wedding was delicious, and the room was perfect. We will be back for our anniversary many times to come. Thanks again

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your review. I don't take the word perfect lightly, so that makes me so happy that you felt this way. We do look forward to you coming again and again. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Amazing Experience

5 on January 28, 2015

Amazing experience. The wedding was delightful, romantic, and focused on our commitment to each other. Don and Deb (owners) are world class. The food was amazing and the atmosphere was heavenly. I would give it 100 stars if I could.

Innkeeper Response
We so appreciate your kind comments and do appreciate you taking time to write a review. I won't tell Don he's world class, it might go to his head!! ha ha Hope to have you again. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Perfect hill country get away

5 on January 02, 2015

This is a rare instance of what you see and read online is the absolute truth. A wonderful place to get away. We eloped and it was exactly what we wanted--peaceful and stress free. The setting and vows were beautiful. Don and Deb cover all the details. Food is also wonderful!

Innkeeper Response
We are so pleased that "what you see is what you get", ha. We strive to make our place be the best for our guest. Thanks for the review and hope to see you back on your anniversary. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

hidden gem

5 on December 27, 2014

This place is so calming and peaceful. Will definitely visit again.

Innkeeper Response
We love for our guest to feel at peace when they are at our inn. We do hope you come again, and thank you for the review. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Elopement Package

5 on December 24, 2014

Everything was perfect! I can't imagine a better place to elope.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for the review, we are glad that you all were pleased and that your elopement was what you were hoping for. Please come to see us again. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

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

- Deb (innkeeper)

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

- Deb (innkeeper)

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

- Deb (innkeeper)

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

- Deb (innkeeper)

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

- Deb (innkeeper)

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

- Deb (innkeeper)

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

- Deb (innkeeper)

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

- Deb (innkeeper)

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

- Deb (innkeeper)

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.

- Deb (innkeeper)

Perfect Place to Elope

5 on September 19, 2014

I brought my (now) wife to this lovely B&B to get married, and we couldn't have been more satisfied! Don performed the ceremony while Debbie took pictures. The location was both beautiful and private--necessities for our 3-day stay / honeymoon. The best part was Debbie's breakfast that Don served us every morning. It was WOW! Creative dishes plus good home cooking equaled a fabulous start to the day! If you're looking for a reasonably priced location for your wedding or honeymoon that offers a scenic, secluded atmosphere, the Star of Texas Bed and Breakfast is hard to beat.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for your compliments on my cooking, I try to make it special. We are pleased that you were happy with your stay and your ceremony. Hope to see you again in the future. Deb

- Deb (Owner)

Weekend Getaway

4.8 on September 09, 2014

The hubby and I were in serious need of a getaway after recent work stress and travel. SoT was just what we needed! the property feels remote and peaceful, but is close enough to town to take advantage of great lunch and dinner options. We stayed in the Oak Cottage, and it was simply perfect. Don and Deb were both very helpful and welcoming. The bed and bedding were so comfortable, and the hot tub was awesome! We enjoyed taking in the countryside via the nature trails that they have set up around the property. Breakfast was delicious! Our first morning we were served a wonderful spread of orange infused french toast with fresh melon and rosemary scrambled eggs. Super yummy and the perfect start to our day! Deb had let me know ahead of time that they would be running off to a B&B convention and wouldn't be available to provide a full breakfast for our second and final morning. However, they comped us the amount for the full breakfast and still set us up with fresh fruit cups, juice and homemade scones. Delish, and perfect for a breakfast on the go! A total treat from start to finish. We will make plans to visit again soon.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for your review. We had a great time at the B&B conference and hope you all will come again and we can share our love for what we do, and what we learned with you. We hope your experience here will help you to decide to stay at more B&B's. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)


5 on August 06, 2014

My wife and I stayed two nights at the Wildrose Retreat for our 10th anniversary and it was wonderful. The retreat was so quiet, the hot tub so relaxing and the stars so bright. Don and Deb were amazing hosts and we appreciate them for sharing their little piece of heaven with us. If you have a chance to stay you won't regret it. Oh, the breakfast was amazing! Thank you Don and Deb.

Innkeeper Response
We appreciate your review. And yes we love sharing our "Stars" with everyone. Our night skys are so beautiful out here. We hope you will return another time to enjoy the hot tub. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)


5 on August 01, 2014

Did the elopement package and one night stay in the Oak Cottage. Could not have asked for anything better. The hospitality, the ceremony and the vows (they wrote), the quaintness....just perfect! Thank you so much Don and Deb...highly recommend...

Innkeeper Response
Glad it was a good experience for you, thanks so much for taking the time to do a review for us. We hope to see you for an anniversary too. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

A Superb and Secluded Stay

4.8 on July 31, 2014

My bride and I recently spent the first two nights of our honeymoon at Star of Texas, and we give it our strong recommendation. Everything was absolutely lovely, and quiet atmosphere and beautiful grounds were consummately relaxing and romantic. Perhaps our favorite aspect was the seclusion: the B&B is found at the end of a long and shady drive in the countryside, and the individual cottages are spaced a comfortable distance from each other on the wooded, rolling property. The simple prettiness of the place was also enchanting, with Don and Debbie's artsy doodads scattered liberally around the grounds and the nature walk through the trees. The rooms themselves were not especially fancy, but were simple, comfortable, artistic, and clean. We loved it all. The owners themselves were extremely polite and helpful. They allowed us to take our wedding photos at the B&B, and we could not be more pleased with the results. Breakfast was also superb. The meals were wholesome and delicious with a touch of flair. The poppy seed pancakes and accompanying citrus syrup were hands down the best I've ever had. All in all, we thoroughly enjoyed our experience at Star of Texas. Don and Debbie have created a magical little place in the woods outside Brownwood, and my wife and I can't wait to return.

Innkeeper Response
We appreciate you taking the time to write our review. Thanks for all the compliments, we love having guest that can appreciate all the "doodads" that we love to create. Our rooms are simple and peaceful, for our guest to enjoy. We do look forward to you all coming again.

- Deb (innkeeper)

Perfect Elopement and Getaway!

4.8 on July 28, 2014

My husband and I couldn't have asked for a better way to start our married life together. Don and Deb thought of all the little details for our wedding. The dinner and breakfasts were great and the massage was just what we needed. After all that it was just nice to be out where it was quiet and peaceful, where we could spend time together and getaway from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The only thing we thought could be different was the faucet in the Oak Cottage. It is so close to the wall it is hard to wash hands or brush teeth. Other than that everything else was about the room was perfect. Thank you for a perfect wedding and stay! We will definitely be back!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for the review, we are glad it went well for you. On the faucet, that came from an old hotel and I fell in love with the way it went with the decor, I agree, it is a little close to the wall, but thanks for your honesty. Maybe I can find something to replace it with someday that will fit. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Nice time

5 on July 24, 2014

Room was pretty awesome. Sad there are no donkeys.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for the review. Sorry about the donkey's, we have been without grass for them for quite a long time, so decided to move them to greener pastures. We gave them to some friends and they are belly deep in grass. Hope you come again. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Diamond in the rough

4.8 on July 10, 2014

If you're looking for a quiet relaxing secluded get away . This is the place for you. Recently had a girls overnight trip with My Mom, Big Sis and I. The cottage was was very cool and comfortable and clean and overlooked a pond that received dusk and dawn visits in the form of a group of deer. We enjoyed sitting out on the porch watching and listening to the sounds of the forest.very relaxing and a nice change from our busy days. Deb and Don were wonderful hosts made sure we were comfortable and had everything we needed and greeted us in the morning with a hot scrumptious meal brought right to our cottage. It was my Moms birthday and said she had the best time ever. We will definitely be going back as often as possible.

Innkeeper Response
We are so glad that it was a good trip for your Mom's Birthday. We enjoyed talking with her about the history of the area and finding we had some connections. Hope to have you all back again. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)


5 on June 13, 2014

Our stay was perfect! Don and Deb really go the extra mile!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for the review, to hear the word perfect, makes me smile and a little nervous too, as that's a powerful word. We do appreciate your review and hope you will come again soon. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Perfect Anniversary Trip

5 on June 02, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised by the Star of Texas Bed and Breakfast. After searching the web for a bed and breakfast, we settled in on the Star of Texas Bed and Breakfast and we could not have been more pleased. The inn keepers were very courteous, the spa technician was wonderful, and I cannot say enough about the food. It was five star quality. I will definitely go back to this quaint little paradise.

Innkeeper Response
Paradise, wow, I love that description. We are so glad you were please with your stay and thanks so much for the compliments on the food. We do hope you will come again. Thanks for the review.deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Amazing Vow Renewa/Perfect Romantic Gettaway

5 on May 17, 2014

Wow! Exceeded our expectations!......So we chose this place based on reading the reviews and were even more impressed when we arrived! We were looking for a place to have a small simple ceremony to renew our vows celebrating 25 years having our children and parents in attendance. Not only were the locations to chose to have you ceremony so unique and beautiful, Don and Debbie were so sweet and went above and beyond to make it perfect! I was even blown away by my bouquet which was so pretty and the pictures Debbie takes for you to take home on a CD were amazing! It will be a day we will forever treasure! Our cottage (The Wildrose Retreat) was so relaxing and charming! The breakfast they serve is delicious! We ordered the fruit and cheese tray as well and loved it! We highly recommend this B&B! Thank you for making our renewal/gettaway so special! We will definitely be returning!

Innkeeper Response
We are so please that you got more than you expected. Vow renewals are very special and usually filled with emotion. Have the kids there made it even more fun. Hope to see you all again. deb

- Deb (Owner)

Perfect Peace

5 on May 06, 2014

Our stay was perfect in every way. It was a relaxing break highlighted by peaceful nature, wonderful accommodations and amazing food. I can't wait to return.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your review, glad is was relaxing for you and you enjoyed it. We do hope you will come again and get in another "relax" break. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Great spot for a getaway!!

4.8 on April 21, 2014

I was very skeptical about Brownwood having never been there and was more so approaching the property. However, upon arriving at SOT I was very impressed with every aspect of my stay. The oak cottage was very clean, spacious and surpassed along expectations. I highly recommend the elopement package if you are in the market, wonderful ceremony and nice cake and wine after.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for your review. We have lots of guest that start up our lane and wonder, where in the world are we headed? We are so happy that you were pleased with what you found and that your elopement ceremony was what you were hoping for. Please come to see us again. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Our Wedding

5 on April 21, 2014

My husband and I eloped here, and it was everything we wanted. The property was beautiful with walking trails and very interesting art along the way. Everywhere you looked, there was something new to see. The cabin was nice and welcoming, with its own patio near the koi pond and hot tub. The Inn keepers (Don and Deb) were great. They took care of everything for our happy day! We will be back!

Innkeeper Response
We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and had a beautiful elopement ceremony with us. Thank you for writing a review and your kind words. We do hope you will come again for another stay. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Great Weekend Retreat.

4.6 on March 15, 2014

We had a great time. It was quiet and peaceful. Hosts were wonderful and they even accommodated us with gluten free breakfasts.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your review, we enjoyed having you. I am trying to work on the gluten free breakfast so it has more taste, some of the items are a challenge. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Peaceful and relaxing

5 on February 25, 2014

Our trip to Star of Texas far exceeded all expectations. We absorbed every ounce of beauty the property had to offer. A glass of wine by the camp fire, a moonlight dip in the hot tub while taking in the peaceful environment. We thoroughly enjoyed the food and the owners, Don & Deb. This was a much needed trip to the country for some rest and relaxation. What we received was quite the blessing!

Innkeeper Response
We appreciate you doing a review for us. We are so excited that your stay exceeded your expectations. Hope to see you again for another relaxing stay. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Vow renewal weekend

5 on February 19, 2014

The ceremony was very nice. The locations were so unique and the art along the nature trail is a must see. We will definitely return. It was very nice to be away in a peaceful, restful location.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your review. I love it when folks enjoy our property and all the whimsical things that we stash along the trail. We do hope to have you again in the future.Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Relaxation, Romance, and No Detail Spared

4.8 on February 18, 2014

This was my second time going to Star of Texas with my now-husband and it still exceeds my expectations. I love this quiet, romantic inn that includes the privacy of individual cabins with the warmth of outgoing innkeepers. The grounds are fun to walk through, thanks to Don and Debbie's eclectic art pieces and the cute miniature donkeys. Small touches like a miniature bottle of wine upon arrival, delicious homemade chocolates in the room every day and breakfast delivered to your door make this the perfect place to unwind and rekindle romance.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for the review, we always love having repeat guest come see us again. Hope to see you all again and see what new things are to come along the trail. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Awesome Couple Weekend

5 on January 12, 2014

My husband took me to Star of Texas for our 5 yr Wedding Anniversary. It was so peaceful, relaxing, and just what we needed to reconnect. Don and Deb make you feel right at home and give great information to find places to go during your stay. The food is excellent and cant believe that it is homemade!! Cant wait to go again!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your compliments on the cooking, we try hard to make our meals creative, tasty and filling. We hope to see you all again soon. deb

- Deb (Owner)

Amazing Christmas Gift to Ourselves!

5 on January 07, 2014

My fiance and I arrived on Christmas day and enjoyed two nights at this beautiful and private B&B. The Oak Cottage is nicely furnished and constructed, I loved the bathroom sink! Much of the iron work for the tables and such, were hand forged by the owner. The breakfast was delicious, unique and delivered to your room every morning. This is an excellent place to just spend some time alone and relax. The owners are attentive and wonderful people who will ensure you have what you need. Can't wait to go back!

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for your review. It was nice having folks here for Christmas. We are glad that it was a peaceful time for you and you enjoyed your stay. Looking forward to you coming again. deb

- Deb (Owner)

Just Lovely

3.8 on January 02, 2014

Just a lovely, quaint little place out in the country. We loved our stay in the Cottonwood cabin and the beautiful quiet, especially coming from downtown Dallas. Service was wonderful and their delivered breakfasts were delicious! Lots of wildlife, including families of deer. It was fun to interact with their donkeys and EXTREMELY friendly cat out on their trail. Did lots of exploring, and I'd recommend going to visit the Brownwood State Park. The only suggestion I'd make is to make the dirt road entrance to Morelock Ln from the paved road a little more clear. We always passed it when coming in from town, no matter how hard we tried to look out for the blue person. My husband also suggests finding a way to block the view the neighbors have to the cabins, like trees--we felt it was kinda weird walking around in our swimsuits to the Jacuzzi feeling like someone might be watching. But it wasn't that big of a deal, we still loved our two-night stay regardless! Definitely recommend!

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for your review. We don't a have sign at the highway since it keeps folks from just driving up, that's why we thought the fun "Gumby" man would help folks. We have tried for years to add trees down at the Cottonwood, but to no avail have they grown. Thanks for your suggestions, we will keep trying to improve. Hope to see you again.

- Deb (innkeeper)

Beautiful, Amazing, Unique B&B! Run by wonderful couple as well!

5 on December 11, 2013

We spent our 15th wedding anniversary weekend at this amazing B&B, we drove 7 hours on ICE in the worst storm in Texas in the past 25 years and the drive was worth EVERY second! Debbie and Don went COMPLETELY out of their way to make our weekend unforgettable, despite the hardships that the ridiculous weather caused. The food was AMAZING, the property BEAUTIFUL, the rooms LOVELY and there is barely a spot on the entire 20+ acres that doesn't have SOMETHING cool, interesting, beautiful and picturesque. In addition, the couple Don and Debbie shared some much needed wisdom with us and are open, honest and VERY wise and warm people! Mr. Don is an artist blacksmith! Before we left we made our next reservation for March and booked two rooms, as we want to take our teenagers to this amazing place. We also plan to return for our "engagement" anniversary in July. We will NOT be bringing the children on THAT getaway! ;) JUST GO! You will NOT regret it! -J. & R. Lowrimore

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for the review, we were so glad that you all enjoyed your stay in spite of a very long hard drive to get here in the ice. We look forward to you and the boys coming in the Spring.

- Deb (innkeeper)

Best B&B to stay

5 on December 07, 2013

We have stayed here 3 times and have already decided when our 4th time will be. This place is a great getaway for those that don't get away often and need to relax and have serenity. The location and experience is great, we wouldn't go anywhere else. The meals are wonderful and we love the gift shop too. There's a walking trail and various animals to see and visit with. I would suggest and recommend this to anybody that needs a getaway even if for a weekend.

Innkeeper Response
What is that old saying,"The 3rd time is a Charm"? So glad to have had you all back again, we do look forward to you coming again and seeing which cottage you will select this time. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Absolutely Perfect

4.4 on November 18, 2013

My husband and I were looking for a place to celebrate our one year wedding anniversary. I stumbled upon this B&B, and I am so thankful I did. Our weekend was absolutely perfect! We relaxed, went on a hike, petted the donkeys, got massages, got in our private hot tub, played scrabble, and just relaxed the entire weekend. The view is breath-taking. Every morning, we woke up to our large window that overlooked the hill country. The food was AMAZING and the hospitality was even better. All in all, our weekend was very romantic and relaxing. We look forward to returning to SOT again soon.

Our 19th anniversary

5 on November 07, 2013

We had the most relaxing anniversary during our stay! Thank you so much! We will be back!

Innkeeper Response
I love to hear the word "relaxing" in a review, that means, I have done my job. Thanks so much for your review, and we look forward to you returning. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)


5 on November 05, 2013

We stayed for an anniversary. The cottage we stayed in was beautiful. The food was delious. Deb takes the time to create a wonderful presentation on the food. The location was excellent. would reccommend this place to anyone who loves to spoil themselves. It was very reasonably priced for all the wonderful things that they offer.

Amazing all around

5 on October 29, 2013

My wife and I purchased an elopement package at the Star of Texas B&B and we had the greatest experience of our lives(minus our children of course). The ceremony was intimate and very well done. The pictures were also very well done. The cottage we stayed in was very well decorated and we felt at home while we were there. The owners were very friendly and made us feel comfortable from the moment we arrived. The scenery was very beautiful and peaceful. We have already recommended the Star of Texas B&B to our friends and family and we will definitely be going back.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for taking the time to review us, we are glad you felt comfortable enough to feel like home. We do appreciate you telling friends and family and taking time for this review, see you again. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)


5 on October 17, 2013

My new wife and I eloped here in May. Debbie and Don are awesome, and so is the Star of Texas Bed and Breakfast! Our ceremony was perfect, and was just what we were looking for. We stayed in the Cottonwood and loved the room...from the comfy bed, the peaceful views from our porch, the hour long massage, to the soak in the hot tub and the hiking trail through the property, the whole stay was the relaxing getaway that we sorely needed. The meals were wonderful, and we dined on our porch for breakfast and dinner...our experience was so good we extended our stay for another night. Thank you Don and Deb for a great time. We will be back!

Innkeeper Response
We love to hear that folks, had a relaxing getaway, that is what we strive to provide here is a peaceful getaway. Thanks for writing a review, we hope to see you again. Deb

- Debbie (innkeeper)

Wedding Elopement

4.8 on September 26, 2013

We had our wedding elopement here. Everything was just perfect. Deb and Don do a fantastic job. Our day was perfect. Our entire stay was great. The food is amazing. We have a tempurpedic bed at home and did miss our bed but this one was still plenty comfortable. Plus some of the other cottages do offer tempurpedic which we may try next visit. The only thing we didn't like was we had to leave and come home sooner than we would've liked.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your review, we do hope you come again, and yes 3 or the 4 cottages have Tempurpedic mattress in them. Look forward to seeing you again.

- Deb (innkeeper)

Don & Deb

5 on September 17, 2013

We had a very nice time. Don and Deb are very nice people they make you fell very welcomed the food is very good and it is a very nice place to go to relax. I would diffently go back.thanks for every thing the Thomason's.


4.0 on September 04, 2013

Deb and Don helped me surprise my wife of 19 years with a vow renewal. Fed us each morning with wonderful home cooked breakfasts. Extremely clean. Family was sweet. Grounds are outstanding and eclectic. Fun to just walk around hand and hand.


4.2 on August 23, 2013

Star of Texas BB was a wonderful 2 day vacation. Everything was incredable. Our Vow renewal with our children could NOT have been better. Don and Deb were excellent hosts and wedding preparers. The property was unbelievably clean. We walked the property and found not 1pc of trash.


4.0 on August 23, 2013

My parents renewed their wedding vows here, with us. It was so pretty and special. Really made my parents happy. They have animals everywhere that you can pet. It was just beautiful.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for staying with us and writing a review. We love vow renewals, they are a precious time in peoples lives, thanks for sharing that time with us. Hope to see you again.

- Deb (innkeeper)


5 on August 15, 2013

My husband and I had a beautiful and stress free wedding at the Star of Texas. The food was amazing and we can't wait to return!

Secluded Bed and Breakfast.

5 on August 06, 2013

The Star of Texas Bed and Breakfast is a must to stay at. My husband and I went to celebrate our 29th Anniversary it was very secluded and quiet and most of all relaxing. The cottages are awesome and immaculate. The breakfast is great. We can not wait to go back. Deb and Don the innkeepers are awesome!!!!!!!!.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for your review, we do appreciate your kind words and are so happy that you were pleased with your stay with us. Please tell your friends and hope to see you again. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

First Anniversary Get Away

5 on July 28, 2013

This was our first time at a Bed and Breakfast but it certainly won't be our last. Don and Debbie were more than welcoming- even dealing with our questions about operating a Bed and Breakfast (we fell that in love with their place). My husband booked this B&B for a surprise weekend getaway to celebrate our first anniversary and he couldn't have done better (We stayed from April 13th to April 15th 2013). I love nature and a weekend filled with Brownwood's charm, friendly cats and donkeys, and amazing innkeepers and food was the perfect way to memorialize the fact that we made it through our first year of marriage. We stayed in the Oak Cottage. The details made the stay even more perfect- oak leaves to hang the towels on in the bathroom, a beautiful layout with rustic charm everywhere you looked, the best sheets I've ever slept in and our own hot tub to soak in. The food was creative and delicious. I feel as though this review is just me repeating the words amazing, perfect, beautiful and wonderful but those are exactly the words I would use to describe this bed and breakfast. I cannot wait to return. This Bed and Breakfast is clearly a labor of love for Don and Debbie and the positive energy there is compelling. We will definitely go back! Thank you Don and Debbie for such an amazing first bed and breakfast experience. (My apologies it took so long for me to sit down and write this review out)

Innkeeper Response
Well, they say better late than never. Thank you so so much for this review. We are so please that you loved your first experience at our bed & breakfast. The Oak Cottage was a great choice. We do love what we do and are glad that it shows. Look forward to you coming again.

- Deb (innkeeper)

The absolute perfect romantic get away place!!

5 on July 16, 2013

My husband and I eloped a little over a month ago and did the ultimate elopement package. It was more beautiful than I had hoped it would be. The food, the wine, the hosts go way out of there way to make the experience just what you want it to be. I can't wait to go back!

Innkeeper Response
Thanks so much for your review. We are pleased that you are happy with your special day with us and the time you all spent here. We do hope you will come again soon, and tell all your friends.Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Perfect Wedding

4.8 on May 07, 2013

My Wife and I stayed in the Wildrose retreat for two nights (friday/saturday). We had a beautiful elopement on saturday just before noon. Chaplin Don led a beautiful ceremony with wording very unique and fitting. The personal touches made by the owners made us feel very relaxed and like family. The breakfasts that were privided were home made, and I mean very good home made. Fresh baked bread was to die for. The gounds were well kept and provided privacy. The mile long nature trail with the quirky art work was a blast. Keep an eye out for the tour guide (Hint: it's a cat). Overall the Star of Texas B&B was above and beyond what we expected and we plan on returning in the future.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed the experience from the trail, to animals to eating and relaxing. We do hope to see you again.

- Deb (innkeeper)

Amazing experience!

5 on April 26, 2013

First time ever at a B&B and glad we choose this one. Made us feel so comfortable a fall about us! Definitely a place to stay! Ceremony was intimate but beautiful and pictures were breathtaking! Our cottage was beautiful, very clean and everything we needed was there. We needed a night to ourselves so privacy was a must and that they offered. Food was spectacular and different. Absolutely loved everything this B&B had to offer thank you so much Morelocks!

Relaxing Retreat

5 on April 09, 2013

Just a short drive from Abilene, Texas you can experience a secluded, relaxing and pampering Bed and Breakfast. My husband and I needed some time to ourselves with no stress. The room, scenery, service and food were excellent. We hope to go back again some time.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for your review, wow time to yourselves and no stress, glad you were able to experience that here, hope you come again. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Perfect in Every Way!!

5 on April 03, 2013

I can sum up everything about this b & b and our experience in one word - PERFECT! From beginning to end it was the best way to celebrate our anniversary. We choose the Romance package and stayed in the Cottonwood. The room was great and we enjoyed the hot tub, watching the deer come through at dusk, watching all the animals, and sitting outside in a peaceful, quiet setting. Deb and Don were fantastic... they were always there when you needed them, but never intrusive. Absolutely wonderful hosts and the meals were to die for! I only wish I could cook like that. We will definately recommend this b & b to friends and family and we will definately be back!

Innkeeper Response
The word Perfect, is a pretty big word to me. We appreciate you taking the time to write a review and are glad your stay was what you needed. Please come again soon. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)


5 on April 02, 2013

My husband and I stayed at the Star of Texas Bed & Breakfast to celebrate our 20th anniversary. We were looking for a place that would be quiet and relaxing. I chose to stay in their Oak Cottage and it was as wonderful as I was hoping for. The bed is luxuriously comfortable and the food is to die for. We also enjoyed the private hot tub. If you are looking for a place to just really do nothing, this is the place. Thank you Don and Deb, we will be back.

Innkeeper Response
First off congratulations on 20 years of marriage, that is a big one these days. We appreciate your words of praise and so happy you enjoyed the Oak Cottage and our peaceful atmosphere. Look forward to you coming again. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

If you want a quiet getaway, this is the place!

4.6 on March 13, 2013

This was a girlfriends' getaway for three old friends who met over 50 years ago. We hadn't seen each other in years, and this was a great spot to share, share, giggle, and share! We were well-taken care of and yet felt like we were alone. I'd recommend the Star of Texas to everyone!

Innkeeper Response
Ladies, we are so glad you came, it's fun to meet up with life long friends and share a good time together. Hope you return to laugh and re-connect again. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)


5 on March 12, 2013

We stayed in the Oak Cottage. It is much more secluded than the other rooms. The wildlife and scenery were a refreshing reminder of our childhoods. All foods prepared by Deb were gourmet quality...EXCELLENT!!!

Innkeeper Response
Babymoon... what a special time of life, we hope you were refreshed before the big day of adding the most precious gift you will ever receive in your life. Please come again. And thanks for the complement on the food, it was much appreciated. deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

Wonderful place

5 on February 26, 2013

We had a wedding there. Great for small wedding and very relaxing. Beautiful view and great breakfast :)) I hope to go back soon to just relax and enjoy the scenery. Highly recommend to couples for a get away.

Innkeeper Response
We are so happy that you felt relaxed during the wedding, that is what we strive for is a fun day that has lots of good memories. Hope to have you back for an anniversary. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)

The most amazing and perfect place.

5 on January 29, 2013

My husband and I went to Star of Texas last weekend. It was absolutely stunning and perfect. The place is exactly what we were looking for to get married and we were the most relaxed we have been in a very long time. Becca did a wonderful job on our cake and took some fabulous pictures. The breakfasts in the morning were outstanding. Don did a wonderful ceremony and we were very pleased with our vows. I don't know how they did it, but they captured us perfectly. We didn't want to leave it was so wonderful. We are already planning our return trip for next year. Maybe even the end of this one. I would totally recommend you to everyone who will listen. They thought of everything and there was never a moment that we didn't enjoy. Keep up the good work and we will be seeing you.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for your review, we are so happy that your time with us is what you had hoped for. We strive to make every wedding as personal as we can. We look forward to you coming again.

- Deb (innkeeper)

A Dream Wedding

5 on November 25, 2012

As an older couple we decided that we wanted to just elope the two of us. The Star of Texas was the ideal place. Don married us in a beautiful ceremony, we stayed at the Wildrose Retreat a beautiful little cottage - sooo romantic. We sat out in the hot tub under the stars, ate wonderful breakfasts prepared by Debbie. It far exceeded our expectations. Thank you Debbie and Don. We will be back.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for the review, we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and the wedding was just what you had hoped for. We do hope to see you again in the future.

- Deb (innkeeper)

A lovely honeymoon stay!

4.4 on November 22, 2012

My husband and I stayed at the Star of Texas to begin our honeymoon. It was the perfect choice for us — enough of a drive away from Abilene, but not too far to go after a long, busy day. The Wildrose Retreat was just lovely—cozy, relaxing, and private. Breakfast in the morning was delectable, and we wished that we could've stayed longer to eat there again. Before leaving, though, we enjoyed a walk around the nature trail; not too much to look at (other than wine bottle trees and bowling ball gardens), but an enjoyable experience nonetheless. All in all, a great stay.

Innkeeper Response
We are glad you chose to stay with us and that you did enjoy your time here. We hope you will come again. We are working on lots of new ideas to place along the trail for folks to enjoy, the most popular spot seems to be the Prayer tree where folks leave little trinkets.

- Deb (innkeeper)

Best B&B in Texas

5 on October 30, 2012

I've actually never been to a B&B. But I will say that my expectations will be high IF I ever decide to go anywhere else but here. The food, the cabin, the scenery, the hospitality (by the owners and all the pets!) were all exceptional. I can not think of anything that went wrong or that I would change. We were greeted the minute we drove up, and helped with our bags to our room. We had breakfast brought to our cabin every morning at 9am! We enjoyed the property, the trail, and the pets / wildlife that we saw! I could go on and on. I almost cried when we left! We cant wait to go back!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for your review, we are so pleased that your first experience was so positive. We do hope you will come again and enjoy our place.

- Deb (innkeeper)

Perfect for a weekend getaway

5 on September 10, 2012

The owners of this beautiful and relaxing property took care of everything for our weekend elopement.

Perfect Intimate Wedding Experience

5 on September 05, 2012

My husband and I were married on Saturday in the most beautifully intimate ceremony we could have ever imagined. All the details were taken care of for us, so all we had to do was show up and relax. The ceremony was exactly how we had planned and the Hill Country setting was amazing! We spent the first two days of our marriage relaxing in the luxury of our surroundings. We had massages, dined on the most incredible food and wonderful local wine. We even shared a jacuzzi for two underneath the stars. We could not have asked for a better wedding or honeymoon. Thanks to Don and Deb for an unforgettable wedding weekend!

Thank you for a perfect weekend!

5 on August 21, 2012

Don and Deb have created a magical place on their beautiful Texas Hill Country property! My wife and I were married here on August 18th, and stayed in the Wildrose cottage. The cottage was comfortable, cozy, very clean....perfect really! Their place was the perfect setting for our special day. Don performed our ceremony, and Deb did a wonderful job of photographing our day with special attention to every detail. Our cake was beautiful (and delicious)! We had a great breakfast each morning, that was delivered to our cottage promptly at 9 a.m. As part of our package, we had dinner on the night of our marriage in our cottage which was also delicious, and was paired with a very nice bottle of wine from one of the local wineries. I can't say enough about our walks on the trails, our nap in the hammock under the shady trees, and relaxing under the stars in the hot tub on the deck of the Wildrose. We will return next year for our anniversary, and plan to stay an extra day on our next visit to this beautiful Hill Country retreat! Thank you Don and Deb! James & Angela Yakovsky

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for writing a review for us, we so appreciate it. We are happy that you felt your time with us was well worth it and will return. We do look forward to seeing you again, and don't forget to find your wedding wine bottle on the 2012 Wedding tree.

- Deb (innkeeper)

Great Retreat

5 on July 19, 2012

We went here for a night away from the children. It exceeded every expectation we had and we were able to have a very relaxing and restful evening. We will be back! We stayed in the WillowBend room and have plans to try every room to see which is our favorite!

Innkeeper Response
We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and would love to have you come stay in each room. Becca did a wonderful job of redecorating the Willowbend and guest have loved it. Thank you for writing a review for us.

- Deb (innkeeper)

Wonderful relaxing stay

5 on July 10, 2012

Thank you Don & Deb for a wonderful stay. The Oak Cottage was so relaxing and we look forward to returning in the future.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for writing a review, the Oak Cottage was our first little cottage to build back 15 years ago. We are so glad you enjoyed it and most happy that you relaxed, we look forward to seeing you again in the future. Deb

- Deb (innkeeper)


5 on May 09, 2012

My fiancee and I so enjoyed Don and Deb's place. The food was incredible, the people were fantastic. The room was quaint and we will be staying again. Our wedding was very cozy, and way more than we expected. Thank you so much for making it a dream come true. Marty and Tonjia Krueger

Our Wedding at Star of Texas

4.6 on May 08, 2012

My husband and I recently eloped at Star of Texas. We stayed in the Tuscany suite. My friends raved at the photos Debbie took of our ceremony. Our room had a jacuzzi tub for two; it was very intimate and romantic. If you want to have a private, beautifull wedding ceremony this is the place. My biggest tip to future couples is: consider what "must haves" you want in your room before you book because all rooms are unique.

Anniversary Visit

5 on May 07, 2012

We enjoyed our stay at The Star Of Texas bed and breakfest very much. It was beautiful and the cabins were wonderful. We walked the hiking trail and relexed on the front porch. The breakfest was fantasic. We stayed for our anniversay and I am sure we will make their again next year. We recomend it as a great place to stay.

STAR Quality !!!!

5 on May 05, 2012

Star of Texas was divine. EVERYTHING was thought of and provided. My husband of 27 years and I very much enjoyed our three day stay celebrating our anniversary. Beyond lovely setting, superior lodging and food. Add to that a lovely nature walk full of delightful surprises, and plenty of fine dining in Brownwood and you have a treasure of a get-away. Rob & Annie Phillips, Heath Texas

Words are not enough!

5 on April 22, 2012

My husband and I just wanted a quick getaway between projects at his work. This place looked adorable online but we are absolutely in love after staying there. The pictures don't do it justice. There is a cute patio and little spot to build a fire and roast some marshmallows. The room is spacious and well decorated which makes it really cozy. The breakfasts were outstanding and very unique. We got a fruit plate package that came with cheeses and bread as well, all of which was to die for. We stayed in the Oak Cottage which is directly next to the walking trail. It even has its own private entrance. They have a couple of miniature donkeys that actually came up to the fence on the last date. If they don't stop by though, you can walk the trail and will catch up with them there. They have yard art throughout the trail and we had an informal cat escort the entire way. The trail is about a mile which is just long enough for us. Jarred (son of the owners) took us down to the lake nearby to go canoeing. We went during the week so it was completely empty except for us and it was wonderful. They had excellent suggestions for restaurants (Runaway Train Cafe, Steve's, and Turtle Restaurant are must stops) as well. I cannot sing their praises enough. My husband and I went to Italy and France in 2010 and I have to say that this is right up there. Sounds ridiculous, I know! For such a small town, this place is an absolute jewel.

Best We Ever Stayed At

5 on April 22, 2012

Michael and Sharon Villaneuva here. Just got home from the best 3 day vacation we ever had. We stayed at the remote Oak Cottage and slept like babies after hiking the most interesting trails we have ever seen. Bowling ball flowers, wine bottle trees. Ya gotta see it for your self. Advice: pack for 3 days then cut that in half. Bring a small Weber portable grill and some Ribeyes. Bring paper plates and disposeable utinsles. Take lots of water. Enjoy we did. We will be back on November 9th, our 44th anniversary. Count on it. Thanks Don and Deb.

Nice to Take a Break from Real Life

5 on April 11, 2012

I absolutely adore this place. It is just as beautiful as it is homey and cozy! My boyfriend and I really enjoyed the romantic private hot tub, and relaxed fully with a lovely glass of white zin. The owners are so sweet, and you can tell how much love they put into this place. It's just a gorgeous place...I will visit again soon!

Fantastic Weekend!

5 on March 19, 2012

This was mine and my boyfriends first experience at a Bed and Breakfast and it beyond exceeded our expectations. I had read in previous reviews about the attention to detail and the amazing breakfast's, and they were totally right....the attention to detail in the entire place is astounding, I don't know how they have had the time to make each and every detail so personal and unique. My husband is a big food guy (like most men) so we ordered the wine and cheese package, may I add as well we ordered the package last minute and Don and Deb were kind and gracious enough to bring it to us in less than 20 mins, and it was fantastic! It was a huge platter of goodies and the wine was a delicious local wine, we definitely recommend ordering that. The breakfast's were to die for as well as many previous reviews have claimed. Another major plus of the Star of Texas is the absolute serenity and peacefulness, they run this B&B so that their guests have very little interaction with other people which we loved because we could really spend a lot of much needed peaceful time with each other. I could go on and on, but in summary I definitely recommend the Star of Texas Bed and Breakfast.

An Ideal Getaway

4.4 on March 08, 2012

My, now, wife and I knew this was the place for our elopement as soon as we saw their website. We both automatically fell in love with the Oak Cottage, it had loads of personality and charm. A porch with 2 chairs to relax on in the evening gazing up at the stars and listening to the wildlife around us. A delicious breakfast and dinner was brought to our room with a warm smile and at an ideal time. Our elopement ceremony was at a site chosen by us, we chose by the pond with the gentle soft sound of running water in the background, and was intimate and felt very personal. Whilst Don held the ceremony Debbie was quietly shuffling around taking the photographs. There was also a nature trail, with a tour guide 'Star', the cat, and had lots of nice little curiosities along the way. All in all it was perfect and we will definately be returning. Thank you Don and Debbie.

Are you sure this is the right road?

5 on February 20, 2012

Tires negotiating shallow mud puddles and pop-corning gravel along a mysteriously lengthy graded dirt road navigating creaks and swampy woods laden with scrub oak--this was the precursor to finding treasure, a wonderfully relaxing stay at the Star of Texas. My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the finely detailed and fully stocked Tuscany Suite. We bid the evening farewell relaxing in the solitude while sipping Beaujolais on a deck nestled among the trees. A distinctly rustic scent of mesquite smoke wisping from the chimney, the silky sound of water gently trickling in the koi pond; these were among the many pleasantries competing for our attention. Our night's rest was cozy-warm and blissful. A delicious breakfast delivered to our suite signaled a reluctant end to our getaway. Thank you Don & Debbie--what a pleasurable stay, we'll be back!

A great little secret in Brownwood!

4.8 on February 15, 2012

This BB was such a surprise. It was modern, quaint, romantic, artisy, private, and charming all rolled up into one. We had a wonderful weekend in this very clean and well decorated BB. We sprung for the evening meal and it was delightful.

Weekend in Heaven

5 on February 04, 2012

My husband and I chose to elope to this wonderfully secluded B&B. The Morelock's have created an enchanted get-a-way with delightful surprises all around. Every detail is perfectly planned and relaxing. We will definitely be returning for future visits.

Anniversary Getaway

5 on February 01, 2012

This was a perfect location for our 7 year anniversary. My wife and I both enjoyed the "romance package" and felt that it was an extremely worthwile package. The location is rural and quiet, the grounds are beautiful, the cottage was immaculate and contained all of the necessary amenities for us to truly relax and focus on each other. Would recommend Star to anyone looking for a relaxing and quality location to share with a loved one.

Start of Texas was Perfect!

5 on January 14, 2012

Everything was more than I had imagined...our wedding was perfect as was the massage right before the ceremony. The food was amazing and the whole atmosphere was so relaxing! It was perfect for my wife and myself to enjoy eachother and spend quality time! Thanks Don & Deb once again!

Setting the Standard

4.0 on January 08, 2012

This was my wifes and I first get a way in the 5 years we've been together and we stayed on the 7th of Jan. 2012. We had really no idea of what to expect as neither of us had been to a B&B before. Your place set the standard for all others to be judged by. Staying with you all done more for us emotionaly that I thought was possible. The Wildrose Retreat was outstanding. Thank you all! The Sutton's

A most relaxing and romantic vacation ever!

4.6 on December 25, 2011

Our first vacation without the kids in 15 years. The wildrose room was warm and bed was comfortable. The breakfast and dinner that were delivered to our room were delicious. The nature trail is quiet and peaceful. We feel pampered and rested. Plan to go next year!

Our secret wedding

4.0 on December 22, 2011

A wonderful place to host your wedding. Our "secret" ceremony was perfect and reflected exactly what we keep in our thoughts and hearts. The inn keepers and critters make you fell very welcome from the moment you arrive. If you want to get away from the world for a few days or more we would highly recommend this B&B. We stayed in the Oak Cottage and felt as if we were the only ones there. We had special visits from the donkeys every morning but never too early. Would recommend this as a place to connect with your special someone or just get away for a few days of solitude.

Star of Texas

5 on December 13, 2011

The Star of Texas was a beautiful place to stay everything was wonderful!

Peace, quiet and beauty - everything I was looking and hoping for.

5 on December 01, 2011

It's so quiet and peaceful with great beds and bedding - I could sleep and rest forever! If you come here - you won't be sorry. Thanks!

Star of Texas B&B-Absolutely exhilerating!!!!

5 on November 29, 2011

Star of Texas Bed & Breakfast was more that we initially imagined. It is truely a diamond in the rough. The rooms, meals, spa and atmosphere we just great. We celebrated our anniversary and spent three days (Fri - Sun) and it was the most romantic setting we could have ever chosen. We needed something close to home so that we could get back in time for my husband to return to work on Monday. My husband and I enjoyed every moment. We would definately return!!!!!!!!

Fantastic Oasis!

4.6 on November 28, 2011

We weren't really familiar with the area but just wanted to get away and saw the great reviews for this place. We have stayed in many B&B's, in many countries, and it can be difficult to know what to expect, however, we were not disappointed! We stayed in the Tuscany Suite, which is like a treehouse with a lovely relaxing balcony up in the treetops. The room was very clean and full of character. The inkeepers were very helpful, even lighting a fire for us in the courtyard, just wish we would have brought some marshmellows! The breakfast was lovely, brought right to your room at 9am. Very helpful having a fridge in the room, only had to go into town once for dinner (highly recommend The Turtle!). Can't say enough good things, was a perfect place to get away with no TV's or internet.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for your review, we do appreciate every one we get, and when we know that guest have stayed at many other b&b's it helps us to know that we are doing what our guest like. Just as a note we do have 3 rooms with TV and all the rooms do have wireless internet, but we also love offering rooms with no TV so guest spend more time together. Hope to see you again.

- Deb (innkeeper)

Amazing Get Away! Will stay Again

4.8 on November 27, 2011

This place exceeded all expectations! Great morning breakfast by Deb and Don made sure to give us the run down about the entire place. The stay was so relaxing and even from the moment we walked into the Wildrose we felt the ambiance of relaxation and romance. We loved the games in the gift shop to play before sitting out on the patio in the hot tub. Being from the city I haven't seen clear skies and stars that bright in a long time. the jacuzzi was fabulous as well. Every part of this bed and breakfast is decorated perfectly. Even the small things like the romance spelled out from scrabble letters brought about the feelings and mood of the room. Rowdy and Riley were pretty awesome as well!! Look forward to another stay! and to see if our messages in a bottle are still on the trail!

Star of Texas B & B

5 on November 23, 2011

We've been twice. First for our wedding then went back on our 1st anniversary. We LOVE it ou there. Perfect place for a nice, quite get away.

Elopement Package

4.6 on November 05, 2011

The ceremony was just what we were looking for. The food was amazing, and we had a wonderfully peaceful time.

Stay in the Oak Cottage

5 on November 03, 2011

This B&B was fantastic. I do not like B&Bs in general - too much potential risk for too little potential payoff. I like my privacy and don't want my romantic get-away ruined by outside factors. The Oak Cottage was a stand-alone room in a beautiful setting. It felt like a little cabin in the woods. Even the breakfasts were great. My husband liked even more than I did.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for your kind review, we are very happy that you came and mostly that you left happy, we strive to make each guest feel like they are the only ones here. We do hope you all come again.

- Deb (innkeeper)

romantic elopement

5 on October 24, 2011

one word AWESOME!! My new husband and i were looking for a small elopement in a quaint private setting. Don and Deb made this a spectacular event all we had to do is show up with the license and our attire they took care of the rest. it was so special i would recommend it to anyone whether for a weekend get away, a private elopement or a larger wedding this is the perfect spot. we will definetly be returning in the near future. Thanks again for making our new beginning absolutely perfect. David and Lynn Waco,Tx

Wonderful experience

4.2 on October 16, 2011

Night is like a fairyland at this place! The bed is one of the most comfortable I have slept in. I thoroughly enjoyed the entire stay and the owners are very nice.

Wonderful Again!

5 on October 14, 2011

This was our second family outing to Star of Texas and we were all delighted with the experience! All four cottages were beautifully arranged and the Morelocks were more than accomodating to each one's individual needs. Anyone who comes to share in the natural beauty and the peace that comes with it will leave wanting to come for more.

Tuscany Suite - BEST ROOM OF ALL!!!

4.8 on October 12, 2011

My husband and I choose the Star of Texas as our anniversary destination. When we looked on the website it looked like a peace place to get away from the city. When we got there we were completley blown away by the beauty and peacefulness of the place. We stayed in the Tuscany Suite, the tree house effect was so relaxing. We spent most all our time sitting on the deck within the trees listening to the doves!! We will be recommending this B&B to everyone!

Very Romantic Marriage Getaway

4.8 on October 06, 2011

Don & Debbie went out of their way to accommodate our special request for a civil wedding ceremony. Don even looked up a special "non-religious" ceremony that was so beautiful we asked them for a copy of it (which was promptly printed up nicely and mailed to us in 2 days). The cottages are very well maintained and clean. The two person hot-tub was a great place to relax in the evening. Breakfast was served promptly at 9 and brought to the cottage nice and hot. It was delicious!! The hiking trail was very interesting with a couple of mini-donkeys that follow you around and entertain with their donkey shenanigans. My bride wanted to hold a chicken so on the day we left Don captured one and gave it to her to hold for a picture. That was nice. Overall a super fun and beautiful place to have a wedding on your own terms. We loved it!!!

Perfect Secluded Getaway!

4.2 on September 21, 2011

My new husband and I could not be more pleased with our experience at the Star of Texas B&B. We had a beautiful wedding ceremony and didn't have to worry about a thing! Don and Deb's attention to detail makes this place truly special. We will be spending anniversaries here for years to come! The breakfast is wonderful, scenery is beautiful, and overall a great experience. Thank you for making our first days of marriage so memorable! Brooke and J.R. Duke

Amazing weekend at the Oak Cottage

5 on September 12, 2011

Just got back home after spending the weekend at the the Oak Cottage. Walked the nature trail each morning, welcomed the nourishment of the fabulous breakfast, and relaxed on the private front porch under the full moon. The spirit of the place helps you to breathe again. Can't wait to return to the Oak Cottage on our next trip to Texas.

This place was awesome!

5 on September 08, 2011

My fiance and I went there to get married. We could not have picked a better place. It is very peaceful and serene. Deb and Don were such good hosts. We had a romantic ceremony. The food was wonderful. The cabin was great. We loved it. We will definitely go back. I hope for our anniversary.

A beautiful weekend

4.2 on September 07, 2011

We definitely loved the place! A perfect place in the middle of nowhere, made the best getaway for our honeymoon. Unfortunately we were not able to do the canoe ride because there was no water! But the massage was great :) We are looking forward to being there another weekend to relieve stress and enjoy nature.

Relaxing on a Labor Day Weekend

5 on September 07, 2011

My wife and I really needed a place to relax and unwind, and the Star of Texas B&B was the perfect place. We particularly enjoyed relaxing at the stone table on the Tuscany Suite porch at the top of the winding staircase, listening to the running water and enjoying the hill country breeze through the post oaks. Thanks, Don and Deb, for providing such a wonderful weekend getaway!

wonderful and pleasant

5 on August 22, 2011

My wife and i went to the Star of Texas for our honeymoon. What we found there was a very beautiful and quiet place in which to leave the cares of the world behind! The room we stayed in...the Tuscany suite, was awesome!! the stay was very private. The innkeepers did not bother you and truly it seemed as if we were the only two people anywhere around. truly we wished that we did not have to leave! certainly we will return!!! Thank you so very much for a truly wonderful honeymoon stay!! Talisheia and Patrick Lee


5 on August 21, 2011

To be so close to home (5min away) you feel like you are worlds away. This is an amazing Bed and Breakfast. The environment, the people, the animals, the food, everything leads you to have an amazing experience. It is an awesome place for alone time, to celebrate or just recharge. So peaceful, we will go back over and over and over again!!!

Rest and Relaxation Getaway

4.6 on August 10, 2011

Location is great for a weekend getaway and the owners are extremely nice. This would be a location to visit on a regular bases. Even with the temperatures over 100 degrees during our stay, it was very pleasant all around. Quiet at night with soft lights all over and the pond was a pleasant sound to hear at night. Home cooked breakfast was wonderful and very tasty. ( thanks for attending our special needs with certain foods allergies)

No stress wedding

5 on August 07, 2011

We got married on August 4, 2011 and all we had to do is show up with our wedding attire and our license and that was it. Don and Deb did everything else from the flowers, the ceremony, pictures, and the reception (the cheese cake was the best). We only got to stay one night but we felt totally relaxed. My husband and I really got to focus and connect with each other without the distractions of phones, television, and the hustle and bustle of the city. It felt almost like a dream in an awesome way. We will definately go back for future anniversaries and i would recommend this Bed and Breakfast to anyone that wants to have a very intimate elopement and or wedding. Also the pricing was just right, we got well worth our money and including gas from Tulsa we spent under $700 for everything. I am so glad we decided to do this instead of the Justice of the Peace, it was so much more special and we will remember for the rest of our lives.

Elopement package was ideel & romantic

4.8 on August 02, 2011

We did the elopement package in July. It was wonderful. Don & Deb are wonderful people and really went out of their way to make the day special for us. They were available when needed, but weren't constantly in the way. It was romantic and wonderful to escape the rigors of everyday life and enjoy the peace and quite of their lovely bed & breakfast. We will definitely have to go back to stay.


5 on August 01, 2011

This was a wonderful get away. The property was peaceful, and Don & Debbie made a piece of paradise in the middle of West Texas. Love it, cant wait until our next get-away. We will visit often.

Thoroughly Enjoy!able Stay...

5 on July 03, 2011

We were fortunate to have found Star of Texas B&B online for our honeymoon getaway. It was everything anyone could want from a quality bed and breakfast. It's apparent that Don & Debbie are committed to the quality of their lifestyle, the property, and the comfort, experience and enjoy!ment of their guests. Everywhere you look, there are unique and unexpected touches of style and craftsmanship. A wonderful, relaxing get-away-from-it-all in the Texas Hill Country. Thanks for the perfect breakfasts and for the opportunity for an unforgettable stay! We couldn't recommend Star of Texas more highly, although we will try...

Thought of Everything!

5 on June 29, 2011

This was a very nice B&B. They owners had thought of everything. There's a nice nature trail, the bed was very nice, the tub was outstanding, and breakfast was fabulous to see and eat, and that's not always the case! The t.v. was small but it's like having one on a honeymoon... unnecessary. Will recommend to friends and re-stay if in the area.

Cozy Country Stay

5 on June 26, 2011

The Star of TX B&B completely exceeded our expectations. We wanted a quiet, pleasant getaway and received a relaxing, romantic adventure. The Texan ambiance was matchless and we felt as though we were the only couple there. We spent extra for the dinner and it was fresh, light, and delicious and was paired with an excellent wine. The owners provided homemade soaps that we liked so much we purchased some to take home. We will definitely be back!

A slice of heaven

4.8 on June 21, 2011

What a relaxing place. Peaceful and serene, definitely going back! The food is out of this world.

30th anniversary get away

4.4 on June 07, 2011

This was our fifth stay at Star of Texas. We were once again delighted with our accommodations. Our stay was relaxing and very comfortable. Our hosts were mostly never seen except when we needed something. I was reluctant to write this review because I want this place to remain my little secret get away.

Wonderful Relaxing weekend

4.4 on June 06, 2011

My husband and I spent this weekend at Star of Texas Bed & Breakfast. It was wonderful and very relaxing. I highly recommend getting a massage from Theresa, she is the best. The food was great and filling, the atmosphere is very unique and restful. We will be back.


5 on June 03, 2011

Great people, be ready for a mouth watering breakfast with fruit and juice around 0900. Our last day we were served italian eggs half a peach garnished with cream and mint on top, a black/ blueberry tart. The black berries were from Debbie's garden. Nice escape from it all. The birds a chirping all the time. Lovely view for seeing the stars at night. The fruit and wine tray is an awesome treat! It comes with chocolate dipped strawberries, chocolate dipped apricot and crushed nuts on top. The sweetest grapes and almonds, cashews, pecans...etc. different types of cheese, and crackers. So, soooooooooooo good yummy! First time I see my husband eat fruit and enjoy every bite. The pets also great company!!! This is a really nice place to stay and if you go into town the Innkeepers recommend the Turtle we must say so do we. The pizza on Wednesday so good fresh ingredients, they also have a bar and gelato!!! Go now don't you'll be missing out!

What a wonderful little slice of heaven...

4.6 on May 24, 2011

We were looking for a place to get away for our anniversary but due to family obligations, could not travel far from home. Imagine my delight when I found the Star-of-Texas Bed and Breakfast in nearby Brownwood, TX. It looked so welcoming from the pictures on the website that we decided to book our romantic getaway. We arrived at the Star-of Texas with much anticipation and excitement. The location is secluded and scenic, very much "off the beaten path". The room was lovely and clean. It was incredibly relaxing, sitting on the veranda, listening to the water trickle in the water pond (wow-the koi were huge) and listening to the doves coo. We spent the whole time mostly sitting on the veranda, just soaking up the atmosphere. The meals were exquisite-simple, delicious food. We highly recommend the "Wine Country Weekend" package. Don and Deb were wonderful hosts and we cannot speak highly enough about our experience at the Star-of-Texas Bed and Breakfast. You will not be disappointed! :-)

Didn't want to leave!

5 on May 17, 2011

Our stay at Star of Texas B&B was absolutely wonderful! It was tranquil, quaint and peaceful. We were able to slow down from the "hustle and bustle" of everyday life, and enjoy the beauty of quiet and stillness. The setting was attractively romantic and left us refreshed and relaxed! We can't wait to go back and have already recommended it to several of our friends.

Perfect Relaxing Getaway

4.6 on May 06, 2011

My husband & I wanted a secluded getaway, preferably in a quiet, country setting. It also needed to be unique, serve a good breakfast, and located fairly close to home. Star of Texas B&B fit all the criteria! The 20 acre property is very artsy and fun to explore. Our cabin was perfect due to its privacy and exclusive front porch. We are already planning a return visit.

Shhhhh, Can you hear that? Exactly, it's peace and quiet!! ;o)

5 on May 06, 2011

My hubby and I stayed here on the last weekend of April 2011 for our 6 year anniversary. We stayed in the Tuscany Suite up in the trees. I think that was my favorite part, being able to sit outside and feel like I am in a tree house. It was definitely a romantic weekend, minus all of the distractions of the outside world. Don was the lone host that weekend and he did AWESOME! If I could pick the B&B up and move it closer to me, I would stay there all the time!! ;o) Thanks for the awesome hospitality and awesome stay! Your place is just beautiful! :o)

awesome honeymoon stay

5 on April 29, 2011

we stayed here for the first leg of our honeymoon and could not have asked for a better place to stay. there was not one thing about this bed and breakfast that did not exceed our expectations. everything was top notch from the scenery and rooms to the meals and staff. i would (and will) recommend this place to anyone.


5 on April 26, 2011

Romantic and comfortable rooms, excellent food and exceptional service!! Can't wait to go back!!


4.8 on April 18, 2011

We passed the weekend at this establishment and were also married here, as well. It is a place of great peace, contentment, and happiness. I loved the fact that there was not a t.v. in our cottage. Plenty of time to share with one another and enjoy this little hidden gem. Breakfast was scrumptious and delivered at EXACTLY 9am. Don and Deb were very hospitable and imagine what a surprise it was when I discovered that Deb was also a native south Texan like ourselves. We absolutely loved this place. It was heaven! Simple, beautiful, and comforting. AND most importantly....not too far from Dallas. Don & Deb, we will see you sometime soon. Keep up the good work and thank you so much from the bottom of our hearts for the intimate wedding ceremony. -Leroy & Samantha Garcia

A tranquil and magical place to stay.

5 on April 16, 2011

Our daughter and her husband have stayed here several times and always came back singing the praises of this place. So with their encouragement and a gift to us we went to see for ourselves. Our place was in the Willowbend room. It was very clean and well appointed. The 1 mile hiking trail with "special trail guides", a cat named Star and two donkeys. Rowdy and Riley made for a fun early morning hike. Along the trail are some very intertesting sights to see. The breakfast was delicious and the hospitality just right. We are telling our families about this place. Couples will find that time stands still for awhile and that is what we all need at times.

Great Place

4.8 on April 16, 2011

My wife and I loved this place. The hosts couldn't have been nicer or more accommodating. The courtyard is peaceful and so are the walks around the property. Lots of hooks in our room so nothing went on the floor. This is an an overall wonderful place to relax. Our hosts know lots of cool places to go; all you have to do is ask.

Anniversary Weekend

5 on April 05, 2011

By far the best Bed and Breakfast place we have visited in 19 years of marriage and going to 9 different places. The service and food was perfect. We could have not asked for a better anniversary location. Don and Deb are awesome and Deb's cooking is second to none (loved the homemade pizza the night we arrived) as well as the creative and delicious breakfasts.

Relaxing and Calm

5 on April 02, 2011

We eloped and had a simple ceremony. The hosts were very friendly. It was very relaxing and tranquil. Morning breakfast was great. We also loved the homemade soap. Overall we had an excellent stay. Thank you.

Our Special Elopement

4.8 on March 26, 2011

Debbie & Don made our elopement so special! Every detail of our stay was perfect! We stayed in the Wild Rose Retreat, which is very romantic. There are candles waiting to be lit, a jacuzzi for two and an amazing hot tub! We took full advantage of the intimate setting & barely left our cottage. Along with the basic elopement, we also purchased the Wine Trail Package. We promise it will not disappoint. The food is amazing! The picnic basket we received for lunch was packed full, the pizza for dinner was delicious & of course the chocolate covered strawberries were to die for. Each meal in the package was accompanied by a delectable bottle of Texas wine. Do visit the gift shop for souvenirs and unique gifts! It is all well worth it! Don & Debbie have obviously put a lot of love and care toward creating a very special experience for all of their guests. We hope that we will be able to make it back for our first anniversary & have already been spreading the word to all of our friends and family. These are memories that will last us a lifetime and we are forever grateful to the Morelocks for this!

Best elopement

4.2 on March 22, 2011

We went to this Bed and Breakfast to elope. They made this occasion very special. They were very attentive to our wishes and knew without asking the little details that made this unforgettable. Great location and setting for a country 'wedding'.

My birthday get away...

4.8 on March 22, 2011

Our stay in the Oak Cottage was better than i could have imagined! It was so peaceful and relaxing. We felt very secluded and enjoyed the tranquil surroundings. We woke up to the sounds of the birds outside our cottage and really enjoyed the daily visits from the miniature donkeys and cats. The breakfast was delicious. We were like little kids waiting in anticipation to see what would come out of the basket.... Don and Deb were very hospitable and made our stay one we'll not soon forget. I loved the whimsy of the nature trail and the little touches throughout the property. We will definately be returning...........

mini honeymoon

4.8 on March 20, 2011

we heard of star of texas when it was featured in yahoo. my husband and i recently got married and we are both new nurses in our unit. we saved money to pay for our wedding but we won't be able to go on a lavish honeymoon because of work and school so we decided to book with star of texas and we stayed at willowbend. it is a nice refreshing atmosphere...a true gem. love the nature trail and the delicious hot breakfast. i recommend getting their texas wine trail package or the spa package. we got the spa package only at this time but when we come next visit we want to get the texas wine trail package. you can't go wrong with this bed and breakfast...if you are looking for peace, seclusion, and relaxation to get away from the city life then this is the place. I do recommend that you bring some snacks since going to town is like five miles away. I live in San Antonio and everything is so close by so if you are not used to having everything not close by and want to save on gas then bring something microwavable to snack on or fruits and chips. We thought we would be going out sight seeing but this place is so peaceful and beautiful that we stayed most of our time at the nature trail, reading by the koi pond, and having a moonlight dinner at our porch

Our Anniversary Stay

5 on March 15, 2011

We enjoyed our stay so much that added a third night. We did the wine package and were very pleased with everything. We also took the canoe out on the Pecan Bayou with our picnic lunch. The nature trail was a great time. We will definitely go back again. The food served was better than any restaurant. Recommend it for everyone!!

I have never in 43 years of my life experianced such tranquil relaxation, country beauty, and service!

5 on March 12, 2011

I have stayed 2 times in the last 3 years. And would love, love, love to stay again! I spent my honeymoon there and the second time was just a get away stay! I love the country around the B&B, the beautifully decorated rooms, food, tranquility, cleanliness, and service. The owners "Don and Deb" are just outstanding!!!! Thankyou so much for your outstanding service to us!!! Well worth the money! I promise!!!!!!!!!!!

Weekend of Goodness

5 on March 08, 2011

We had our elopment there this past weekend, and had a wonderful experience. The room was clean, quaint, and peaceful. We loved the rustic and earthy feel of the property. The owners were very hospitable and gracious. Overall, a perfect weekend:)

Our prefect wedding weekend!

4.2 on March 05, 2011

Everything from the booking to the welcoming to the good-bye was warm and pleasant. The ambience was terrific and the feeling of nature all around us really made the weekend great. The wedding service and pictures taken by Don and Deb were a nice touch that will provide a wonderful memory of our wedding. Thanks guys for eveything; especially the recipe for roasted corn! We made sure to leave our story in the journal left in the room that is filled with so many memories and stories from visitors before us.

Can't wait to go back :)

5 on March 01, 2011

Not only did my boyfriend and I enjoy the bed & breakfast, we loved the location of it. Brownwood, Texas does "Feel Like Home" and was a very peaceful place. I can't wait for a chance to come stay again and hopefully this time longer than just a weekend. We stayed in the Cottonwood and Room 55 and had so much fun in both. I think our favorite thing was the nature trail and I highly recommend walking the whole trail.


5 on February 22, 2011

There are really no words , from the wonderful breakfast, to the room and our ceremony for our wedding it was amazing, the nature trail was alot of fun and this place was so peaceful, no stress involved. Alot of love and care definately put into everything, Don and Debbie go out of their way to make everything so great. 10 Stars and will go back for many anniversaries to come. Came home feeling like a million bucks and very happily married. Duke and Shannon Forbus


5 on February 14, 2011

this place is wonderful. we had such a wonderful time. Go!!!!!!!!

Wonderful way to start a New Year/New Life!!

4.0 on January 31, 2011

In our search for a place to elope to, Scott and I discovered a jewel...The Star of Texas!! Because we wanted a very quiet wedding with just the two of us, we thought it would be difficult to find the perfect place. We were wrong! The Star of Texas is the most relaxing, serene, and beautiful place to have a wedding. Don and Debbie made our marriage ceremony on January 1st quaint and memorable! They were perfect hosts and all the food was delicious! The Oak Cottage is comfortable and secluded - just perfect! We plan to visit again, not just to celebrate our 1st anniversary, but at other times of the year to enjoy the different seasons and see the beauty of the Star of Texas at other times of the year.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for your wonderful review, we love so much making people feel special, especially on their wedding day. It is our wonderful guest that keep us looking at how we do things and always trying to provide the best service with what we have to offer here at our b&b. Thanks again and look forward to you coming again.

- Debbie Morelock (innkeeper)

Great stay!

5 on January 26, 2011

What a wonderful, secluded spot in the heart of Texas! My husband and I spent our honeymoon here and could not have asked for a better place! The accommodations were excellent, and first quality and service was warm and friendly. There were many helpful recommendations for restaurants in downtown Brownwood, which is close by if a trip to see the local sites is in order. The Turtle Restaurant comes highly recommended. The gourmet breakfasts served daily at the Star of Texas were especially delicious. We have decided this is a favorite escape of ours for rest and relaxation. A must!

A little piece of heaven in central Texas...

5 on January 17, 2011

We came to stay at the Star of Texas B&B to celebrate our 19th wedding anniversary on New Year's Eve. From the moment we stepped into the Willowbend cottage until we drug our bodies into the car to leave, we experienced a myriad of suprises and and gentle kindness. The owners have created a tranquil place of wonder and whimsy. From the friendly little kitty, Tex that kept watch over our cozy cottage, to the friendly, warm little donkeys, Riley and Rowdy that escorted us all the way along the nature trail, we felt blessed to spend time in such a special place. It was cold and we didn't get to see everything, but we will have plenty of time to explore this Spring when we return to enjoy the solitude and incredible breakfasts, prepared by Debbie and delivered right to our door by Don. The Star of Texas is the most incredible place created by loving and giving hands. We can hardly wait until our next visiit.

Great place to relax

4.8 on January 08, 2011

This place is absolutely amazing. Love the area, very nice people and very good breakfast. Although I do wish they had a menu or at least tell you what you are getting beforehand. Other than that it's very good.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your review. I do understand about a menu, we don't have a menu since we serve breakfast to your room. I always wait to see what I am going to serve by how many guest I am preparing for and if there have been any special diet needs come in. We are glad you did enjoy the food even with a little element of surprise. Thanks Deb

- Debbie Morelock (innkeeper)

Star of Texas B&B

5 on January 07, 2011

This place is so much more than we expected! We stayed in the Tuscany Suite, which overlooks a beautiful koi pond. It is especially nice at night since everything is lit with twinkling white lights. It looks like something out of a fairy tale. Every little detail here is thought about down to the iron work for the stair railing. It was such a relaxing stay, we didn't want to leave our room to go into town for dinner, especially since we had ordered the wine and cheese special package with our room. Even my husband liked the wine, and he is normally a beer drinker:) While here, we had a chance to meet Don, one of the inn keepers, some very friendly cats, and their two miniature donkeys, who are so friendly you can feed them by hand. They particularly like having their chins and faces scratched! I was very sorry when we had to leave.

Star of Texas

4.6 on January 02, 2011

A very relaxing getaway for folks not wanting to do much of anything, other than the forgotten art of resting and being still. Food was excellent.

Highly recommended!

5 on December 19, 2010

We had a great weekend at the Star of Texas B&B! The breakfast was delicious, the room was beautiful and the setting was perfect!

Relaxing solitude!

4.6 on December 16, 2010

We had a wonderful stay! Everything was as described - the Oak Cottage was secluded, very clean, with great breakfasts. The host greeted us, showed us to our room, and then left us to be alone until he delivered breakfast the next morning - just what we wanted. It was a very quaint, romantic cottage. Plenty of room - an excellent shower - a large picture window with a good view, a nice private porch, and a path to an interesting nature trail. One of the resident cats always accompanied us on the trail! The room had a small refrigerator, microwave, coffeemaker, CD player, lots of candles, books and magazines, a nice sized dining or work table.....everything was very comfortable and relaxing. The wine dinner at Brennan Vineyards in nearby Comanche (about a 45 minute drive) was superb. And a dinner at the Turtle Restaurant in downtown Brownwood (just a 10 minute drive) was also very good. We had a great time and I recommend Star of Texas highly!

Awesome Place

5 on December 14, 2010

phenomenal service and outstanding value and rooms i would reccomend this place to to anyone

Fabulous! A great way to recharge your batteries

5 on December 02, 2010

We were hesitant at first to drive the 5 hours to get the Star of Texas B & B; however, every minute on the road was worth the trip. It definitely exceeded our expectations and look forward to going again, hopefully in the spring when everything will be in full bloom. The food was fabulous! Don & Debbie go out of their way to make this such a special place for everyone - no matter what the occasion.


5 on November 29, 2010

We needed a last-minute quite night away after a busy Thanksgiving. Mark mentioned the Star of Texas from a previous weekend earlier in the year, and we checked to find the Spartan 55 available for Saturday night. I called and we were happy to be able to book a new adventure. We had stayed in the Oak Creek cabin before and loved it, but also looked forward to experiencing another space. We enjoyed a fire for the cold night and viewed the stars. The Spartan was really fun to stay in! Breakfast was fabulous again! We love this place and no doubt will return again in 2011. We left feeling recharged and I got my balance back just walking the trails. Thanks Star of Texas! We will be back - not soon enough!

The perfect overnight stay

3.8 on November 17, 2010

Who knew that just a short ride away from Austin was this great cozy Bed and Breakfast. A wonderful tranquil setting, comfortable room and delicious breakfast. We will return soon.

Relaxing Veterans's Day

4.4 on November 17, 2010

My husband and I truly enjoyed our night at the Star of Texas B&B. Upon arrival we were greeted with the smiling face of the care taker, welcoming us. A cat even stopped by our room to say hello. The room itself was larger than I expected and had a chic country theme. I thoroughly loved relaxing in the jacuzzi tub, while sipping on wine from the local winery. However, the highlight was the nature trail. We were able to get incredibly close to some grazing white tailed deer. And there were two curious donkeys who came right up to us. Overall we got some amazing pictures. The atmosphere was beautiful and calming! I can't wait to go back and I would certainly recommend the Star of Texas B&B to anyone!

Beautiful and peaceful

5 on November 15, 2010

My wife and I stayed in the Tuscany Room for our first anniversary. We drove almost 3 hours to get to this peaceful and quite little peace of paradise. When we arrive we were greeted by the staff and we were shown to our cottage in the trees. We spent the first night staring at each other and listening to the birds and wind blowing in the trees. It was so relaxing. we were joined by tex the cat a nd nite nite when tex jumped into my wifes lap and tryedto stay warm in her coat. We awoke the next morning to strong coffee and a wonderful breakfast. We went down to a glorious massage. We decided to walk the nature trail and was meet by Rocky and Rowdy the donkeys. They escorted us part of the trail when they handed us over to white cat showing us the wine bottle and bowling bowl art work. We had fruit, cheese and wine waiting on us in the room when we returned. The jacuzzi bath was a relief after a mile walk on the trail. We were greeted with dinner that hit the spot at six o'clock. We realized we were the only guest that night so we went and sat in the hammock nexttoour cottage and watched the bright stars. Really romantic. My wife and I really enjoyed the next morning breakfast of french toast and sausage. Some of the best food we've had in a while . We loved the atmosphere and the fact that the staff leaves you alone and unlike most B&B's brings the breastfast to your cottage. We hated to leave. My wife and I talked like we were still dating without the interruption from kids. We laughed at old stuff we used to do together and the doves near our cotage laughed with us. I very enjoyable, relaxing, romantic, stress fre weekend. We will return. Thanks to the staff for our time in your little paradise.

what a nice place to stay

3.8 on November 09, 2010

I prefer to stay here couple of days in the future if I have time

Our runaway to be a runaway bride

4.8 on November 04, 2010

Our elopement package was everything we were looking for. Completely relaxing and enjoyable. Recommended for anyone looking for quiet memorable wedding for two.

Relaxing, private and peaceful

4.4 on October 30, 2010

It was the perfect place for our elopement. Don and Deb made it so stress free and took care of all the details. We will go back for another stay.

Lovely B&B!!!

4.0 on October 07, 2010

Loved the donkeys and trailer. Little dissapointed with breakfast.

Star of Texas equals absolutely wonderful

5 on October 03, 2010

My husband and I chose Star of Texas for our elopement and we couldn't be happier with our decision! What a glorious place! We stayed at the Wildrose cottage and it was just so cozy and exquisite! Don and Debbie made the day of the ceremony extra special and memorable. We also purchased the video package and Billy was really great! The nature trail is so nice and has a lot of art and special details along the way. Their pets also are as welcoming as Don and Debbie are! Star (one of the cats) escorted us the whole way on the nature trail and the miniature donkeys were very friendly and let us come right up to them and they enjoyed the pettings and attention :-) The breakfasts that Debbie prepares are out of this world! and the whole weekend was nothing less than perfect! We highly suggest the Turtle Restaurant in town - great food, wine and desserts! You will not be disappointed with the choice of staying at this bed and breakfast! What a wonderful, memorable and relaxing experience! We will go back for upcoming anniversaries in the years to come! Thanks so much, Don and Debbie!


5 on September 21, 2010

My husband and I went to the Star of Texas B&B hoping everything would be perfect. We got everything we ever imagined, our ceremony was very romantic and just beautiful. Thank goodness we have a video of our ceremony. The pictures and video that was taken were absolutly amazing, I will never forget the day we got married thanks to the Morelock's and the wonderful pictures and video. A&B

Star of Texas does it again

5 on September 06, 2010

Simply put, there is no better bed and breakfast in the southwest region. The views, the cool evening and morning breezes, the tranquil setting, the incredible food, and the ability to be at a bed and breakfast, yet really revel in the solitude...Don and Debbie provide a magic respite. Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful.


5 on August 26, 2010

We enjoyed the relaxation of the Wildrose Retreat. The breakfast was delicious. Loved the large jacuzzi tub and the private porch. We would highly recommend this B&B!

Just What We Needed....

5 on August 25, 2010

This was our second trip to this Bed and Breakfast. Our first trip was our wedding in August of 2009- it was AMAZING. We first stayed in the Willowbed- this room is OUTSTANDING- from sitting on the porch listening to the wind in the trees, to the jacuzzi tub. Deb and Don's attention to detail is wonderful. When it came time to plan for our one year anniversary, there was no duobt in our mind that we would go back to the Star of Texas. For our return trip to the Star of Texas, we chose the Tuscany Suite. It was great to eat breakfast on the balcony and then to sit out there in the evening and watch the elopement of another couple and watch the sunset was also amazing. As always the Picnic Basket and Cheesecake were wonderful and then the Breakfast is always a treat. My husband all ready wants to plan a trip back for the fall....

Absolutely wonderful!

5 on August 22, 2010

We really didn't know what to expect, but we were pleasantly suprise. They were warm and welcoming. Everything was perfect! It was realxing and enjoyable. The food wast terrific. We figured this was a one time stop. Now we are looking at our schedule to see when we can make it a destination. We will definately try to go back!!!

Sweet Get A-way!

4.4 on August 06, 2010

This was just what we needed to get a-way from it all and spend some quality time together.

Renew and Reconnect

5 on August 03, 2010

It had been such a long time since we stayed in a bed and breakfest sans TV, radio and basically no cell phone service. What a joyous, peaceful retreat. We actually talked to each other without interruptions and enjoyed the nature trails, the porch, the food and the wonderful peace and quiet. We are revitalized after 33 years of marriage. It was a perfect place to rekindle the old flame. Thank you for an an incredible two days of rest and relaxation.

Our Destination Wedding Stay

4.6 on July 30, 2010

When we arrived at the Wildrose, at Star of Texas, we were impressed with the distinctive quality of "romantic-us-time" that this particular cottage exuded.... The decor suggested a pleasant aura of relaxation and excitement (or that could of been our anticipation of our upcoming event).. never the less- the cottage was amazing. We enjoyed the nature trail, and the staff's ability to make sure you felt like taking care of you was their single attainment. A magnificent cuisine was encouraged-- we are traditionally meat and potato people, so it was a bit "new" to us, however the presentation was perfect, and the food was really a nice change, very good--- we will return again and again... one word to sum it up? PERFECT

Peaceful, Peaceful, Peaceful

5 on July 28, 2010

This is our second stay at the Star of Texas Bed & Breakfast. It was as quiet and peaceful as I remembered. We love staying at the Tuscany Suite. You feel like you are in a "Tree House" with no cares in the world. This is a great place to go if you live in a big city and are in need of R & R. We will definitely be going back.

Exciting Elopement

4.0 on July 09, 2010

Darren and I traveled to the Star of Texas bed and breakfast to elope. We were very satisfied with our stay and left with precious memories. Don and Debbie made our day extra special with the small details they paid attention too. Everything from our personalized program to the professional photography made our trip even more enjoyable! Thank you Don and Debbie!


4.6 on July 06, 2010

My husband and I just stayed at the Star of Texas and it was just wonderful. Their property is BEAUTIFUL!!! The trail was great...all the neat things that they have made along the path made it like a treasure hunt. We stayed in the Willowbend cottage, and it was warm, and cozy. Our favorite thing was to just sit out on our porch and listen to the leaves, and look at the pond, and just forget all the stresses that we had at home. We really bonded together as a couple, just with the peace, and the privacy that we were given. The breakfasts were awesome. This was a time we will never forget, and we very much are planning to return. Thank you Don and Deb for a wonderful experience.

Great weekend stay

4.4 on July 02, 2010

Stayed here for the weekend for our 10th anniversary. We were able to relax and enjoy nature and each other. Everything that we needed was provided in the room. We walked the nature trail about 4 times during the 2 1/2 days there. Enjoyed the art and the views and the wildlife. Also loved the jacuzzi tub in our room, very romantic.

A Peaceful Place

4.4 on June 27, 2010

What a fantastic place! Debbie and Don were fantastic hosts. We stayed amongst the trees in the Tuscany Suite for 5 nights. Each day we walked the beautiful property enjoying the many sights and sounds of nature. Each morning we had a fantastic breakfast on the deck. This truly is a beautiful and peaceful place.

Peaceful, Friendly, Beautiful Country Setting

5 on June 26, 2010

I had the good fortune to stay at the Star of Texas B&B Ranch House for a month-long work assignment. In my experience, it was the best of accommodations. Its luxuriously peaceful private setting in the beautiful Central Texas Hill Country was therapeutic after the days work. I looked forward to sitting on the screened-in porch and looking out at the pond at the end of the day. The abundant wildlife and birdsong chorus were refreshing and revitalizing. More importantly, Don and Debbie were friendly and attentive, and went above and beyond the call of duty to make my stay both comfortable and enjoyable. I knew I was in good hands with them. The Ranch House was clean with all the comforts of home, including cushioned mattresses, large screen TV and phone. The resident donkeys, Tony and Sparky, were sweet and kept me company without being a bother. When I didn't cook in the fully equipped kitchen, I found fine eateries in town, along with plenty of shopping sites for sundries. There seemed to be no end of festivals and events in the areas nearby and wineries to explore, too. Hiking, biking and water sports at the nearby Brownwood Lake added to my pleasure with staying there. The B & B also has a wonderful hiking path with unique and delightful outdoor art displays, created by Don. Their other B & B cottages and accommodations with their creative styles were enticing as well. When my husband came to visit he was pleasantly surprised at how wonderful the Ranch House was and wished he could have stayed longer. Of course with all the peace and enjoyment to be had there, I didn't want to leave either, and would go back in a heartbeat for either work, vacation or anniversary celebrations. I highly recommend The Star of Texas B&B to all. Sincerely, Dr. Rahnea Sunseri

Perfect for our elopement wedding

4.8 on June 20, 2010

We first visited the Star of Texas a couple of months ago to look it over and meet the hosts since we were planning our wedding for this location. We stayed in the tipi that trip and loved it and were more than convinced it would be perfect for our elopement. It was! Our wedding consisted of the chaplain, Don, also the host of the B&B - Debbie, his wife and co-host taking photos - and my husband and me. We were married by the fish pond with soft music playing as background to the sounds of the waterfall, birds and various chirping insects. A soft breeze was blowing and the scent of some of their many herbs was in the air. Since this was not our first wedding and because we wanted minimum stress, the location and the whole experience could not have been better. Don and Debbie walk the line between attentive hosts and invisibility most of the time. Though there were other people at the B&B, they have laid out the cottages in such a way you rarely see anyone but cats and the donkeys - Rowdy and Riley. We will return on anniversaries and other times when we just want to feel we've had a week's vacation but only have a weekend to spare. If you want to step away from life's busy-ness and take time for yourself and your beloved - or get away with some friends - this is the place!

Another GREAT stay!

4.0 on June 17, 2010

My husband & I just celebrated our 33rd anniversary 6/11/10 & what better place to spend it than Star of Texas B & B!!! We absolutely LOVE this place. It was our 3rd stay! We are already planning our 4th! Don & Debbie are the BEST. Debbie makes the most wonderful breakfasts & Don delivers them with a SMILE! It is a great place to get away & RELAX!!!

Words Can't Describe!

5 on June 09, 2010

We had been searching for a very special place to elope and found Star of Texas online. Without knowing anyone who had gone there, we liked what we saw online and made our reservations. That was the best choice we ever made. Not only was it affordable, but EVERYTHING was perfect. Debbie and Don are two of the warmest most caring people you will meet. Their attention to detail is astounding. We booked the cottonwood room which has some amazing artwork with a relaxed and simplistic feel. The large front porch overlooks the pond. It was like you're in the middle of the country, but at home. The wedding ceremony was absolutely amazing, we had very little to worry about as everything else was taken care of. Debbie mailed the picture CD the morning we left and it arrived in just a few days. One of my favorite memories besides the wedding was sitting in the hot tub and just gazing like a kid at the stars, those stars you never see in the city. The worst thing about the trip was we only booked one night! If we were smart we would've stayed many more nights. They have an amazing knack for taking care of every need but not being overbearing. The wildlife, peace, and quiet is indescribable, you need to go visit for yourselves and see the true treasure that Star of Texas is. Before we even left we were planning our trip again for next year!

an amazing weekend

5 on May 24, 2010

my now-husband and i just spent an absolutely amazing three nights in the oak cottage. we had the most beautiful elopement, getting married by the goldfish pond. it was truly everything i could have ever imagined - thank you don and debbie!

Peaceful Solitude

5 on May 20, 2010

By the time you reach the end of the drive along the tree-lined road to the Star of Texas, you are convinced you are deep in the country even though you're just a few miles outside of Brownwood. The individual cabins enhance the feeling, and you are free to enjoy each other as well as the sounds of silence.

Marriage Retreat

4.8 on May 16, 2010

My husband and I had a wonderful weekend; we did this as a marriage retreat as we watched a DVD of Focus on the Family Simulcast “Focus On Marriage. Your B&B provided the perfect setting for us to spend time together without the busyness of everyday life. We love sitting on the porch or walking the nature trail after listing to each guest speaker. It was time where we could focus on each other and talk about the message. It is absolutely wonderful to live in a country where we are free to worship God, focus on marriage and spend time with the love of your life at a Beautiful B&B. As I begin my military training for deployment in 2011 these are some of the freedoms I fight to preserve. Best wishes to you and all who stay here may God Bless you all.

Wonderful place!

4.6 on May 15, 2010

My husband and I purchased the "ultimate elopement package" at this b&b. We could not have been more pleased with everything there. The wedding was beautiful and intimate...just what we had in mind. The food was outstanding and the simple beauty and peacefulness of this property made our entire weekend perfectly wonderful. We made some great memories here of our first days as a married couple. We will definitely return and we have told all our family and friends to visit the Star of Texas B&B.

Private and peaceful

4.8 on May 10, 2010

We spent our first anniversary at the Star of Texas and truly loved the experience. We were in the Oak Cottage. Breakfast both mornings was gourmet and not too heavy. Enjoyed the hot tub and the fire ring. The nature trail was a treat with Star as our "guide". Liked all the whimsical/creative/rustic decor around the property. Especially enjoyed all the critters, as we are animal people. Wish we could have stayed another day. The only small criticism is that the bed was advertised as a queen (my husband is 6'8") but we managed. It was very comfortable. Thanks for a great stay!

Outstanding in every and any way.

5 on May 04, 2010

Was the best B&B we have ever stayed. Beautiful grounds, intimate, cozy cabins, outstanding food. Looking forward to our next visit, soon.

An outstanding get away

5 on May 01, 2010

The Star of Texas is relaxing and romantic. We visit frequently just to rejuvenate our marriage and ourselves. It is a quiet,friendly atmosphere where we can reconnect with each other and God. The Morelocks are wonderful hosts. An excellent place to stay.

Lovely, Quirky Inn

5 on April 29, 2010

We stayed our wedding night here and enjoyed the privacy, service and extras. Looking forward to staying here again.

Unique and Inviting - Didn't want to leave!

4.8 on April 26, 2010

We'd already booked a weekend elopement when we decided to go stay in the tipi and see the B&B for ourselves. The Web site is good, but reality surpassed our expectations! A traditional B&B with all the fanciness just didn't appeal to us, but here, in their various cottages, a vintage trailer and a tipi - you can choose the venue that fits best. We loved the tipi and would do it again, but when we return for our elopement, we'll stay at the Wildrose Retreat. The grounds are magnificent - it's a magical place and we look forward to returning again and again!

Great place to relax

4.8 on April 14, 2010

Nicest B&B we've ever stayed. Great place to relax and feel part of nature. Lots and lots of little extras to make the stay inviting. Excellent breakfast delivered to the room

February stay

4.0 on April 13, 2010

This was our second stay. We really recommend on all aspects. Tom & Mary

First Love, Second Chance

5 on April 12, 2010

We were childhood sweethearts that got back together after being apart for 30 years. We were looking for a special place to get married. So I started Googling to see what type of marriage packages were out there. Then I found the Star of Texas website. I was impressed with the website and blown away that they had a tipi on the grounds. The Elopement For Two package was perfect! We love camping and have camped at some of the most beautiful places on earth but the opportunity to be married at the Dancing Buffalo Lodge Tipi was a dream come true. It was like luxury camping. Not only was it beautiful but the peace and quiet were unparalleled. Don was a gracious host and the perfect person to perform the ceremony. The beautiful Hill Country setting was amazing! It was the most romantic weekend we have ever had. We plan on coming back every year for our anniversary! Oh yeah...we were the first couple to be married at the tipi. Perfection!

Very Sweet Stay :-)

5 on April 09, 2010

This place is great to disconnect form the stress of everyday life. Don and Debbie are the best hosts ever! Very friendly and nice but they give you your space to roam around the property when ever pleases you. We stayed at The WildRose retreat. Very nicely decorated and had a very romantic ambience. No tv, no phones :-). The food was excellent,Debbie is a great cook. I would highly recommend this place for a romantic getaway. Enjoy!!! B & C

the best

4.0 on April 05, 2010

Very nice and clean, lots of trees. Daon was very nice, did not meet Debbie. I think that what they served as a drink was apple juice, was the best I have ever tasted. We do not eat breakfast so we passed on the 2nd day breakfast. The donkeys and the cats were the best, they came by for their petting, will take some carrots next time. We do not go much but if we go to that area we will stay with the Morelock's

Beautiful setting, but made to feel unwelcome

3.2 on April 05, 2010

I stayed two nights with my boyfriend in the Willowbend room. When we arrived we were really excited because the setting is beautiful, and it was obvious that the owners had put a ton of effort into making the place perfect. Even the nature trail, which we walked the first evening we were there, is full of adorable surprises along the way, including two miniature donkeys. Had we left after the first night, this review would be glowing. The next day, however, things got a little awkward. We had visited the gift shop that first evening and noticed they sold bubble bath. I inquired whether they are safe for the jacuzzi tub in the room, and Deb said just to use a little. When we returned to buy it later, it had been entirely removed from the shop. We bought bath salt instead, and then discovered that there was no longer hot water to our room. We did not have hot water for the remainder of our stay (although it did reach lukewarm.) Our breakfast was brought in the first morning and was beautiful and delicious. However, our dishes remained in the room until breakfast was served the next day. Our room was never refreshed, and our request for clean utensils and towels was ignored. Don was courteous when he brought our breakfast the second morning, but by that point, we were just ready to go home and take a shower.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your review, I apologize on the bubble bath, after you asked about them,I went in to check them and found that they had all been leaking and removed them from the shop, those were the last ones we had. We normally service rooms when our guest are gone to town as not to disturb them, after waiting most of the day we realized you all were not leaving and decided to wait till the following morning. We do hope you come again and we will do a much better job of serving you. Thanks deb

- Debbie (innkeeper)

Round Two!

5 on March 30, 2010

It was another great relaxing weekdn. Can't wait to come back again.

Hidden Gem...excellent place!

4.4 on March 30, 2010

My boyfriend and I went here for a 4 day, 3 nights as part of our Texas vacation. It was amazing. The room was beautiful! I loved the stone floors (they do get a little cold, so bring some slippers!) and the bathroom was amazing! The whirlpool tub was excellent and it came with little candles already around it! The bathroom also contained a little kitchenette, with a microwave and mini-fridge which was very convenient! We also had a tv with cable. The environment was truly relaxing. We went on the little trail on the property which was gorgeous and filled with cute little surprises! (Highly recommended) We met the newest animal residents, Riley and Rowdy (miniature donkeys) which were sooo cute! We visited them every day and fed them a little hay. We sat on a little table and chairs they had set up next to a little pond in front of our room for a drink. We didn't get hot breakfast every morning (we had a great continental breakfast though!), due to the fact that Debbie and Don were being videotaped for the Travel Channel but our last morning there we did get an amazing hot breakfast from her which was delicious! The only thing of a little sadness was that the internet didn't work and both of us being students (and I also work full time in Finance), it was a little tricky to work around (thank God for the iPhone!). But that definitely wouldn't take away anything from this. It was a great place and would definitely recommend it for anyone who wants to enjoy time away from the hustle and bustle.

Simply Wonderfull!!

5 on March 24, 2010

Don and Debbie, our hosts were very courteous and really went above and beyond to make us comfortable. The room itself waqs private and had all the amenities for a romantic anniversary weekend. We enjoyed the grounds and wildlife, and I can't say enough about the wonderfull home cooked breakfast delivered to our room! We plan to return again next year!

Our visit to the Star Of Texas

4.8 on March 11, 2010

Our visit to the Star Of Texas was fantastic The Wildrose Retreat was great the loft bedroom was too cool. We got to visit with the owners and they were supper. Our visit was at the end of Feb and the place was Beautiful, can't wait to see it in the summer.

Perfect weekend getaway

5 on March 10, 2010

My girlfriend and I have been here several times. We just returned from perfect weekend there. I proposed and she said yes! Star of Texas was wonderful in helping me get everything arranged. Breakfast is always awesome!

Hidden Treasure "Out in the Sticks"

5 on March 09, 2010

This is a wonderful getaway located just out of town and a mile off the paved road. Pictures on the website do NOT do this place justice! Must see to believe. Lots of wildlife and SILENCE! Many "extras" (e.g., free bottle of wine, complimentary candles, 24-hour snack bar, etc.,) thanks to your hosts' attention to detail. Hot breakfast delivered to your room! The answer to every question was "Yes!" We are sure to return for another stay soon!

Best B and B we've been too!

4.6 on March 01, 2010

Loved the fact that it was out of town but close enough to go to the movies, dinner or walmart! We were given free movie tickets which was a pleasent surprise as well! The breakfast was amazing, as was the nature trail and other rooms we were able to see. The owners were wonderful and welcoming without being around constantly. We can't wait to go back!

Upscale Camping. Wonderful Experience.

5 on February 21, 2010

Where can you hang out in a REAL TiPi, have a drink by a fire, and still feel treated special? No place in the world! This place IS SPECIAL! The in-keepers are kind, the tipi is clean and comfortable. We brought our own camp chairs but you can do without. The breakfast was very good. You can wander the property and enjoy the peace. The experience was rustic but within reason. It was cool! We can't wait to return to try out the other cottages.

Very Relaxing

3.6 on February 16, 2010

Although missing some little touches that would have been appreciated (coffeemaker in the room, coffeecups were piecked up and never returned during 3 day stay), the place was very lovely.

Quiet & Quaint

3.6 on February 05, 2010

Mr. and Mrs. Morelock were very nice. The bath was great, wanted to take it home with us. Wished that the bed would have been bigger, my husband is over six feet tall. On average, the overall experience was Good.

Quaint & Secluded

4.2 on February 02, 2010

We have stayed at many bed & breakfasts in Texas and this is one of the nicest. The Oak Cottage was quaint with a beautiful view out the over-sized front windows. The nature trail was a wonderful hike in the woods with little surprises around every corner. We enjoyed the hot tub & Deb's food was amazing! Don't waste your time or money on the Turtle Restaurant though. The quality of food was very poor, especially for the price.


4.6 on January 27, 2010

This place is out in the middle of nowhere but you would never know it! The owners make it such a peaceful place to visit. The Spartan was so vintage that we had a great time on a Girls Getaway Weekend staying in the trailer! The best part is the llama who greets you along the walking trail! His name is Biscuit! They provide a very cool walking trail with many types of art motif along the way. You never know what art motif you will stumble upon next! Great place to venture too one weekend and enjoy your time away from the daily stress of life!

Stayed in the Tee-Pee....awesome!

4.0 on January 25, 2010

We chose this location because they had a tee-pee you could sleep in. It was exactly as described on the website. it was set back towards the woods for privacy. our seven-year-old loved it. we didn't have the breakfast because our seven-year-old wanted to cook out. but i'm sure it was awesome because everything else was. Great place. will come back again!

Anniversary celebration (41st)

4.8 on December 04, 2009

Warm, cozy stay in the Tuscany Suite while the outside weather was cold and rainy. Delicious gift basket and breakfast. Decorative details made our stay special. We're so glad to have discovered such a wonderful retreat. Thanks for providing such a beautiful place!

Personal Getaway

5 on November 24, 2009

Perfect & amazing. Tranquil experience.

A wonderful elopment escape

5 on November 17, 2009

It was a delightful weekend and a most wonderful wedding! Beautiful surroundings and the perfect atmosphere for an outdoor wedding. We relaxed and enjoyed each others company after the ceremony. Can't wait to return!

Just What We Needed!

5 on November 12, 2009

My husband and I have been visiting Star of Texas off and on for the last 5 years. We always look forward to the beautiful room and surrounding. When you visit here you get to tuck yourself away in your own private paradise. We recommend it to everyone that we know. It is a must for the married couple due to the emphasis on strengthening your marriage with each other and spiritually. We love this place!

Definitely a Happy Anniversary

5 on November 10, 2009

This was our first visit to Star of Texas and we absolutely loved it! The Tuscany Room was beautiful, and the weather so nice we slept with the door open high up in the trees. The food was superb and Don and Debbie were great. It was a full house, but we felt so secluded. Let me suggest the Romance Package to anyone wanting to make your stay that much more special. We will certainly be back, and bring friends. We have already shared the experience with others and they are looking forward to heading to Brownwood as well!


5 on November 07, 2009

This was our second stay here and we decided to renew our vows. Don and Debbie did a great job and made our vow renewal memorable. We highly recommend a stay here.

perfect getaway

4.8 on October 05, 2009

Amazing bed & breakfast. Loved the location and atmosphere, perfect getaway!

Wonderful Wedding Day

5 on October 03, 2009

Our wedding day was June 6th, 2009. I stayed there the night before with my daughter and step-daughter to be. It was the perfect way to relax before the wedding. Debbie was very helpful! Our wedding was beautiful and everything we had wanted. The room was so relaxing for our first night as husband and wife. Just what we needed before we left for our honeymoon. The food was great!! Such an amazing and romantic place.

Weekend getaway and elopement

5 on September 24, 2009

We were immediately greeted by Debbie who helped us with our bags and showed us to the cabin. She made us feel very special and welcomed. My now husband and I stayed in the Oak Cottage and was please with the cleanliness of the room. The cabin was so comfortable that were hardly left the room and napped most of the weekend. Isn't that what vacations are for? :) We had our elopement ceremony on the grounds and were moved by Chaplain Don's choice of words for the ceremony. The attention to detail they spent to ensure that our wedding day was special was invaluable. They took all the stress away from planning. The only things we had to remember was the marriage license and dress. We left everything else up to them. It was more that I expected. Debbie & Don -- Thank you so much for making our special day so incredible!

Happy Magic and a fine quiche

4.0 on September 14, 2009

Our experience with Star of Texas left us very impressed and grateful, so this is our zealous recommendation! Hidden away in the hushed West Central Texas woods, this excellent bed & breakfast is at once rustic and luxurious. We can attest that it is the ideal retreat for romantic and/or spiritual ends, having undertaken our private wedding ceremony there. Expect exquisite serenity (a little babbling fish pond, even), lovely intimacy with nature, impeccable cleanliness and quality in the accommodations, fabulous food and a fine spirit of hospitality in the gentle proprietors at Star of Texas. Be assured that a renewal (or inauguration!) of wedding vows with these folks will be perfect magic, whether you are of a particular religion or not; respect and a most cordial spirit certainly abounded in ours. Noel & Shawn

Peaceful Getaway!

4.8 on September 09, 2009

My wife and I celebrated our 5th anniversary by spending a long weekend - we split between two rooms, the Oak Cottage and the Wildrose - both were wonderful, the Oak Cottage is isolated enough to allow for all the privacy desired, peaceful and rustic. The nature trail was nice to visit and the resident llama and cats were very gracious hosts (as were Don and Deb!). We had a great time and are planning on returning in the future - highly recommend this for a relaxing getaway. The food was amazing too!

A star in Texas

4.6 on September 02, 2009

For a wonderful relaxing time visit this great bed & breakfast. Attention to details.

Very nice.

5 on September 01, 2009

My wife and I have stayed there twice so far and plan on going back very soon. It's a nice, quiet, relaxing escape from the city and Brownwood is a nice little town full of nice people.

Trip down memory lane

3.8 on August 20, 2009

41 years ago we spent our honeymoon in a trailer something like this, so it was a walk down memory lane. The 50'sdecor were superb. The bed was so comfy, peace & quiet was a welcome relief from a hectic lifestyle. Breakfast could have been better.

Star of Texas Bed & Breakfast

5 on August 14, 2009

We chose Star of Texas for their great elopement package. They made our ceremony memorable and the serenity and beauty of the place got our marriage started on good footing.

weekday getaway

5 on August 13, 2009

We came for a break between semesters on a Wednesday and Thursday. Stayed at Willowbend, beautiful room. Awesome place to stay and relax. Will come back again.

an amazing place!

5 on August 06, 2009

We were given a one night gift card to the Star of Texas.When we arrived we knew it was going to be wonderful. Everything was clean, and well-run, as well as private and enjoyable. We will be back!

wedding day final to-do's

5 on August 06, 2009

Don and Debbie were very wonderful. They helped me finish the last minute to-do's and organize everyone so that our wedding went off without a hitch. they also were very personable and did everything that was placed upon them so that everything ran smoothly!


5 on August 03, 2009

Wonderful -- consistently great -- 3rd time to stay.

Anniversary Getaway

4.6 on July 29, 2009

We were looking for some place special to celebrate our anniversary. After becoming frustrated with trying to schedule flights and all, we opted to stay close to home. How fortunate! The Star of Texas is close to our home, but miles from ordinary. Exceptional food and service. It will be an annual trip.


5 on July 29, 2009

The best!


4.8 on July 21, 2009

This was our best stay anywhere! We will most definitely be back! We loved everything about the place! Don and Deb are excellent hosts, and we loved Biscuit, Tex, Night-Night, Star, and Emi!


5 on July 20, 2009

The most beautiful, relaxing special day and night of my life! Thank you!

A back to basics

5 on July 17, 2009

My husband and I were trying to settle ourselves down. Hectic work schedules and everyday family life seemed to force us to be apart! This stay made is easy to find time for each other!

SoT-Tuscany Suite

5 on July 15, 2009

Beautiful, relaxing, and quiet. The breakfast was delicious. the owners were very friendly and accommodating. we will be back! We didn't want to leave!


5 on July 02, 2009

Surprised my husband with an overnight getaway intended for relaxing only. That is just what we got! Beautiful property!

Exquisite- the best!

5 on July 02, 2009

Our 2nd visit was great! Our room was charming and the food was delicious! The service was excellent and beyond all of our expectations! We are looking forward to our next visit and plan to return next month. Our meeting 'Bisquit', the llama, was a special treat!

Wonderful weekend

4.8 on June 16, 2009

We stayed in Room 55 as a long needed weekend getaway. Our time their was outstanding. The decor of the room was cool with it's 50's styling. It felt like we stepped back in time. The breakfasts were delicious and really hit the spot. The nature hike was a great activity and we really enjoyed the artwork along the path. It was really fun being neighbors with biscuit. Had a great time. We will be heading back there sometime soon. We highly recommend this to anyone looking for a great getaway

Room 55 was fabulous

5 on June 15, 2009

Walking into the 1955 Spartan trailer brought back many wonderful childhood memories. Everything was perfect from the exterior patio to the vintage 1950s interior decor including books and magazines from that time. The whole area there at Star of Texas is wonderful. The ponds, the doves, the wildlife, the wonderful buildings, the wildlife trails were all a lovely experience.

Weekend Stay

5 on June 10, 2009

My husband and I stayed here on our honeymoon and thought it was Fabouls!!! The service was outstanding! The nature trail was so much fun. And I would definatley recommend the spa package and the wine and cheese package (it mad for an extra special time) The bed was very comfortable and the jacuzzi tube in the room made for a relaxing time! I would recommend this highly to anyone who was looking for a quiet romantic getaway!

absolutely phenomenal!

5 on June 09, 2009

What started out as a surprise trip with no expectations became an incredible experience exceeding all! The Morelockas truly created a haven with great food, beautiful scenery, and excellent service. A wonderful rejuvenating stay in the countryside! Thank you!

thank you, SoT

5 on June 09, 2009

This was the perfect getaway for us and we had a great time doing nothing and taking it easy. We had fun on all of our activities. We enjoyed the nature trail and the company of Biscuit and the cats. Breakfast was great except we wish we only had more. Thanks again

Romantic, relaxing, perfect

5 on June 09, 2009

Amazing, romantic, and relaxing. This was the perfect choice for our 15th anniversary. They had thought of everything. And it is beautiful!

Romantic elopement

5 on May 31, 2009

We went to the Star of Texas over Memorial Day weekend to elope. The property was was so incredibly beautiful, the pictures hardly did it justice. It was the most romantic and intimate ceremony, in my opinion this is definitely the way to get married. The innkeepers Don and Debbie catered to our every need and made our special event unforgettable. The breakfasts were prepared and presented to perfection. Definitely planning on returning for our one year anniversary!

nice stay

4.8 on May 27, 2009

nice stay

Tuscany Tree House

5 on May 26, 2009

The Tuscany Suite is on the second floor with a deck out in the trees. The jacuzzi tub was very relaxing. The food and service were wonderful.

The sooner we go back, the better.

5 on May 26, 2009

I absolutely loved my stay at Star of Texas. The hospitality was exceptional without being overbearing, the property was gorgeous and well maintained. Every detail was thought of from providing candles and lighters in the room to having insect repellent for walking the trails. This is the perfect short getaway from Dallas or Austin and the wineries along the way make it a wonderful trip.

wonderful weekend getaway

4.2 on May 19, 2009

Don and Debbie are excellent hosts!

Relax and Enjoy!

4.4 on May 16, 2009

Secluded and quiet getaway. No distractions. Just the place for a couple to spend time together in a lovely environment. Thank you for a memorable anniversary celebration!

Star of Texas Bed & Breakfast

5 on May 13, 2009

Awesome! We love this place and we plan to come back every chance we get. Food is spectacular. Nature trail is inspirational. We love it!

a wonderful, peaceful getaway

5 on May 13, 2009

Innkeepers were excellent hosts!


4.8 on May 12, 2009



5 on May 11, 2009

My husband treated me to a weekend away, we were lucky enough to find Star of Texas Bed & Breakfast, it was a magical experience from the time we arrrived until we left. Don & Debbie are very kind and do a fantastic job of making you feel welcome. The food is wonderful. We stayed in the newest addition to the in and it is a Spartan Park Model 1955 trailer, it was perfect. Luxury bedding and most comfortable very authentic 1955 decor. Wonderful patio to sit and enjoy the view along with company from the friendly llama named Biscuit. Don't miss out on a night at the Star of Texas~


5 on May 08, 2009

It was a wonderful honeymoon. All the peace and quiet and wonderful service we could ask for.

Wonderful mini vacation

4.2 on May 03, 2009

We stayed at the Willowbend cottage. The room was clean, the tub was huge, and it was nice being surrounded by nature. We wanted a weekend escape from "the routine," and that's exactly what we got. There is a beautiful mile-long nature art trail that is well-worth the hike. The hosts were friendly, the food was great, and we didn't want to leave. We will definitely be back.

B&B European flare

4.8 on April 22, 2009

Away from the hustle and bustle of the city. No phones, nothing but the beauty of nature all around. Loved the hot tub!

Wedding of a Lifetime

5 on April 19, 2009

On April 18, 2009, our daughter had her dream wedding. Don and Debbie went out of their way to make the wedding be beautiful. Their graciousness and competence let us relax knowing everything was being taken care of. The Star of Texas is the perfect place for an intimate wedding. We would highly recommend it. Thank you Don and Debbie.

we loved it!

5 on April 13, 2009

Wish we could have stayed longer!

Close to home

5 on April 13, 2009

We didn't have much time but needed a rest and renew time. This was our 2nd stay. We love this place close to home, but all the peace we need. The breakfast is great. We couldn't ask for more!

just lovely

5 on April 13, 2009

This B&B was a wonderful place to spend our honeymoon. It was peaceful and Don and Debbie are excellent hosts, plus the food is scrumptious! We'll be back!


5 on April 13, 2009

This was our first B&B and I have a feeling it could be the ONLY one we ever come to. Don and Debbie are amazing and we felt right at home. the experience was awesome and I know we'll be back! Thank you!

Our stay at the SoT

5 on April 13, 2009

We had a wonderful time. We needed a nice, relaxing couple of days and that is exactly what we got. The service was great and the complex was beautiful.


4.8 on April 10, 2009

Loved the cottage and nature trail!

The name says it all!

5 on April 10, 2009

This B&B is so unique, so special- full of little surprises and impressive accommodations. We've been here before, and will come again. We've recommended this haven to everyone!

nice stay

5 on April 10, 2009

nice stay

peace and relaxation

4.8 on April 10, 2009

Our visit was fantastic. We stayed int eh Oak Cottage and spent most of the day on the front porch, relaxing and enjoying the beautiful view!

Exceptional getaway!

4.8 on April 10, 2009

Star of Texas is a fantastic place to come and enjoy serenity of Texas outdoors and enjoy excellent hospitality from your hosts! Wonderful atmosphere, relaxing surroundings, and a breakfast that will knock your socks off!

Great Getaway!

4.4 on April 08, 2009

My husband and I stayed here in April 2009. This was our second visit to Star of Texas and we enjoyed it as much, if not more, than our first. Our first visit was for part of our honeymoon trip in 2006. Both rooms we stayed in were great, with wonderful attention to detail. The jacuzzi bathtubs are a nice treat and very relaxing. The rooms are comfortable and nicely decorated without being overdone. This visit we had time to walk the 1 mile hiking trail. It was very nice, especially with all the pieces of artwork along the way. Perhaps the best part was the delicious breakfasts! One morning was wonderful pancakes, the next was a delicious quiche. If you're looking for a nice weekend (or longer) getaway, definitely try Star of Texas.

A Little Piece of Heaven

5 on April 06, 2009

My girlfriend and I stayed at the Oak Cottage while attending a conference at the nearby 4-H Center because we wanted something more restful and with more character than a motel room. We were extremely pleased with our choice. A rustic yet elegant cottage, a comfortable bed, a beautiful stone shower, big fluffy towels, a hot tub and the superb breakfasts have made us fans. Debbie and Don, the innkeepers, do an incredible job. Both my friend and I can't wait to return with our husbands for a romantic weekend. Five star!! Aimee

Exactly what we were looking for!

5 on March 27, 2009

It was quiet and far away from the city. We loved the location. The room was very nice and very clean. the owners gave us our privacy, but were very attentive. The service was excellent and we'll recommend it to our friends.

Oak Cottage

5 on March 19, 2009

We loved our stay! It was just the beautiful, quiet, and restful getaway we needed!


5 on March 18, 2009

Our stay at star of Texas was phenomenal. It was the perfect place to unwind and remember why you fell in love. Thank you so very, very much.


5 on March 11, 2009


Great place and service

3.4 on March 11, 2009

This was our 2nd stay. It keeps getting better every time. Very peaceful and serene.

nice stay

3.8 on March 11, 2009

nice stay

Amazing Place!

4.8 on March 10, 2009

We just had the wonderful pleasure of having our wedding at the Star of Texas Bed and Breakfast. We could not of asked for a better venue, service, atmosphere, or overall experience. Mr. & Mrs. Moorelock were more than accommodating and an absolute pleasure to work with. We also stayed in the Wild Rose Cottage and it was absolutely beautiful! We really could not of asked for more!

ahh, a nice get away

3.0 on March 09, 2009

My husband and I visited the Star of Texas for a little getaway. We stayed in the Tuscany Suite and felt a like we were far from home. We were made to feel welcome from the moment we arrived. The room was great and romantic. We enjoyed the little touches like the provision of a CD player with relaxing music and some nice reading materials. We ordered supper and although the food was good it was a little expensive for what we received. The complimentary wine glasses were a nice touch. We were a little uncomfortable due to the memory foam style mattress, but if you are used to that I'm sure you would enjoy it. Breakfast was very good. We hope to go again soon and will definately recommend it to friends.

Excellent B&B!

5 on March 03, 2009

The accommodations are fantastic! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The memory foam mattress, jacuzzi tub, and breakfast were the highlights of the trip!

A great Mommy getaway!

5 on March 03, 2009

What a wonderful, relaxing retreat!

nice stay

4.2 on March 03, 2009

nice stay

So very wonderful!

5 on February 23, 2009

Thank you, Don and Debbie, for your hospitality. All the little things and small details are just amazing and make your place unforgettable! Our elopement was perfect! God bless!


5 on February 23, 2009

Our stay was very relaxing! Outstanding location! The hosts were professional, kind, and prompt! The breakfast equals a 5 star restaurant or better! This place and service rates a 10 Plus!

awesome experience

5 on February 23, 2009

This is the best B&B we have stayed at by far!

did not want to leave

5 on February 23, 2009

this was a great little getaway for a few nights, LOVED every min. Did walk the like hike trail, and was able to hang out in the outside hot tub. Breakfast was wonderful ! I WILL GO BACK !

exceeding my expectations

5 on February 20, 2009

The most awesome place in God's country! Can not say enough wonderful things about a B&B! Wonderful! Relaxing! Enjoyable!

great weekend!

5 on February 18, 2009

My husband and I went last year and we loved it. We will be going back. Great weekend getaway!

Star of Texas

5 on February 18, 2009

Accommodations were excellent, food was great. Atmosphere couldn't have been better! Loved it!!!

Great Getaway for Friends

4.8 on February 17, 2009

This location was between where my friend and I live, so we met there for a girl visit. Our stay was during the more bleak time of year, but the room was very nice, the atmosphere was warm, and the hosts were very welcoming. Breakfast was a treat, and a feeling of family pervades the place. It was also nice that there were only adults on the property.

Paradise Close to Home

4.0 on February 11, 2009

We stayed in the Oak Cottage. The cats greeted us and we let them entertain us for hours. The bed was amazing, the food was awesome, and Biscuit the llama was with us many times during our walks around the nature trail. We've never been to a B&B before but from all the other reviews and our own experience, this place was the best!

Honeymoon review

4.2 on February 04, 2009

The place was beautiful and very cozy. It was the perfect place for our honeymoon!

We had a terrific time-

5 on February 04, 2009

The animals are a huge asset, and we loved our early morning walk with Biscuit through the woods. Thank you!

Star of Texas

4.4 on February 04, 2009

A most excellent Texas B&B. Unique art and accessories, good trails for easy hiking and birding, and a friendly llama! Great hosts!

Willowbend 2009

4.6 on January 28, 2009

Being our first trip to Brownwood, and to a B&B, we enjoyed ourselves very much. We plan to come back again in the future!

Texas night stay

4.6 on January 28, 2009

If you want to see the 'stars of Texas', this is the place to see them. From here, the stars look like moons! The tranquility and nature are a bonus! The breakfast is the best!

Star of Texas

5 on January 22, 2009

Star of Texas is our absolute favorite B&B. The seclusion, privacy, wildlife, and beautify in addition to wonderful food make this place a little slice of Heaven!

Star of Texas

4.4 on January 14, 2009

The atmosphere was wonderful- so peaceful and quiet- a great getaway. The scenery was beautiful and the service was absolutely great!

Star of Excellence

5 on January 14, 2009

Wonderful experience. The attention to even the smallest detail will made this a life long memory. The hosts were so kind and pleasant. They made us feel as though we were their only visitors. Breakfast was elegance and quite tasty! We will definitely visit again!

Nature's wonderland

5 on January 13, 2009

Loved the nature surrounding this B&B- Nature walk with eclectic trail markings, resident llama (Biscuit), friendly 'lap' cats, fire pit- Loved the comfort of the rooms and the decorative touches!

Uh, AH

4.8 on January 13, 2009

15th anniversary spent here starting with a full body massage for two, then time in a big tub, big bed and great night's sleep. in the morning, we awoke to a great breakfast followed by a nature walk, which included a pet llama!

Peaceful and secluded

5 on January 13, 2009

This is a romantic place where life will not intrude. We loved it!

Star of Texas

5 on January 13, 2009

The breakfasts are amazing. The view is outstanding and the peace and quiet is relaxing. Wish we could stay longer!

Star of Texas

5 on January 13, 2009

The breakfasts are amazing. The view is outstanding and the peace and quiet is relaxing. Wish we could stay longer!

Exceptional establishment!

5 on January 13, 2009

The hosts are extremely pleasant and accommodating. The peace and quiet of the country setting is truly restful and rejuvenating!

Family CHristmas in Texas

5 on January 12, 2009

Star of Texas B&B Grade A #1! You guys do a great job and make your guests right at home. We had a family Christmas on Morelock Lane and it was pure Heaven!

Outstanding food and service!

5 on January 12, 2009

Star of Texas is one hidden treasure from Heaven. We truly enjoyed our experience!

Best Honeymoom Ever!

5 on January 11, 2009

We stayed in the Wildrose Retreat for our Honeymoon. The cabin was beautiful and very well maintained. The best part was the jacuzzi tub for 2! We felt very pampered and relaxed after taking advantage of the spa massage package. Don and Debbie, the owners/operators, are awesome, very sweet! We will definitely be coming back for anniversaries and weekend getaways!

Star of Texas

5 on January 09, 2009

We had a great stay in a very unique cottage. This was our first trip, but it won't be our last!


4.0 on January 09, 2009

greatly enjoyed our stay

Exceeding expectations

5 on January 09, 2009

The quiet, tranquil setting was the perfect backdrop for celebrating our 10 year anniversary. The room and accommodations were extraordinary. This is an unforgettable place and one that I will highly recommend to others. Thank you for sharing this little piece of Heaven with us!

Great, relaxing getaway!

4.0 on January 02, 2009

Very peaceful and relaxing! The stars looked like you could reach out and grab them! The hospitality was unbelievable! Will definitely stay again!

Anniversary Trip

5 on December 31, 2008

Very nice owners. Quite and secluded with beautiful trees and wildlife. Rooms very comfortable. Have been twice and will return.

Wonderful place to rest, rejuvinate and romance

4.0 on December 31, 2008

We loved our stay at the Star of TX. Don and Debbie were so friendly and gracious. The wild scenery we a nice way to escape the hectic pace of the city. I had forgotten how many stars exists. We enjoyed sitting outside our cottage on the deck and gazing at them without the hindrance of the city. The animals were really a neat touch to the Star. Biscuit and one of the cats accompanied us on each of our hikes, often leading the way. All the artwork and curious items on the trail made it even more fun. The food was fabulous!!! It was clean, well laid out and very cozy. The jacuzzi for two was icing on the cake. We highly recommend the Star of Texas B&B!

Rest, romance and rejuvination

5 on December 30, 2008

Star of Texas is the definition of a romantic getaway. The staff/owners were very friendly and gracious. The pastoral setting was uniquely created for this place of rest, romance and rejuvination. The wooded trail is only topped by the "guides" that may escort you through this authentic Texas woodland - an affectionate llama and a cat! With various b&b packages available on site, we have found a place to come back to many times.

willow bend

4.8 on December 18, 2008

We enjoyed our stay. It is so beautiful and relaxing here. I've never stayed at a B&B but would definitely do it again and recommend this place. The breakfast was delicious and the room was interesting. I look forward to next visit!

Hear of Texas getaway

4.0 on December 18, 2008

The Star of Texas is for you if you are looking for a B&B that is away from the hustle and bustle of the city life. The rooms are decorated to go along with the hill country area and the grounds have a mile long nature walk. On our walk, we were even joined by the pet llama!

Thank you

4.0 on December 15, 2008

We really enjoyed our stay and the care and consideration we were given was wonderful. We particularly liked the hiking trail and way it was decorated and embellished.

25 anniversary

4.6 on December 09, 2008

We came to celebrate our 25th anniversary, and first time away without kids in 17 years. We had such a nice, relaxing time. The hosts were so cordial. Our room was great. We really enjoyed teh jacuzzi. Breakfast was delicious!


4.8 on December 09, 2008

Everything was wonderful. The service, the grounds...everything!!


5 on December 09, 2008

Star of Texas B&B is the best B&B we've ever stayed at, and we've stayed at many! Peaceful, tranquil, excellent service, gourmet breakfast. you can't ask for better!

Loved it!

5 on December 09, 2008

My husband and I decided to take an 'anniversary getaway.' Star of Texas was wonderful! The room was beautiful and the service was outstanding! Great breakfast! Perfect in every way!

Star of Texas

5 on December 03, 2008

Everything was AWESOME!!

Quaint, relaxing, and romantic

5 on December 03, 2008

This is a lovely place with wonderful owners. The food is appealing and delicious! The rooms are lovely and to dance! The surroundings are picturesque and peaceful!

highly recommended!

5 on November 25, 2008

This was an exciting experience for my wife, Christine, and I! Staying in a tipi!!! It was great to get away from it all and experience the great outdoors! Highly recommended!

Absolutely wonderful

3.8 on November 18, 2008

It was very peaceful and relaxing. perfect for our anniversary getaway. We look forward to many returns.

Impressive Inn

3.2 on November 17, 2008

For our first B&B experience, this was wonderful! From the delicious breakfast to the nature trail, we certainly enjoyed our stay.


5 on November 17, 2008

Perfect, could not have been a better place for us to celebrate our 1 year anniversary!


5 on November 10, 2008

outstanding with everything!

Best place i've ever stayed in Brownwood, TX

5 on November 04, 2008

hospitality and attention to detail and wonderful warm hosts!

star of texas review

5 on November 04, 2008

simply stated; it is a magical place

a very unique getaway

5 on November 04, 2008

perfect for anyone to relax and enjoy the surroundings. I would come stay anytime!

star of texas

4.8 on November 03, 2008

Our stay was fantastic! Every detail was thought of so our stay was effortless, just what we needed it to be! The room was perfectly quaint. The food was exciting to wake up to. The land around the b&b was beautifully peaceful. we will be back!

Star Of Texas getaway

5 on November 03, 2008

The Star OF Texas B&B was the perfect getaway. The service and food was outstanding. We can't wait to be able to return again...someday


5 on October 31, 2008

It was great. Who would have thought it could be that peaceful. Can't wait to return!

star of texas

4.0 on October 29, 2008


All we hoped for, more than we expected

5 on October 28, 2008

What a beautiful peaceful place. we haven't felt this relaxed nor romantic in a long time. We'll be back.

Rest and relax

4.6 on October 27, 2008

Star of Texas is way above the rest. A great place to escape reality is only for a while.

Spectacular Anniversary Stay

5 on October 22, 2008

We stayed at the Wild Rose for our 20th anniversary and it was so wonderful! There was peace, quiet and tranquility for us to focus on each other and just relax. We had a wonderful breakfast and the dinner package was perfect for a night in. The food was unbelievable and the service was wonderful. We would highly recommend this bed and breakfast and would love to return some day. Thanks for the great memories!

Friday respite

4.0 on October 19, 2008

Great peaceful place to stay. Next time we will stay longer and spend more time there. Good hosts and nice to have breakfast served to your room or cottage.

WAS Review

3.8 on October 14, 2008

This by far has been our best Texas tucked away treat! Loaded with nature, art, and an atmosphere of romance. We definitely make the 6 hour drive to get here again, well worth it.


5 on September 23, 2008

This is the most amazing place they have everything perfect the food is amazing the best i have ever eaten myself. The friendly atmosphere and beautiful surroundings. It is a wonderful peaceful place with so much love and serenity involved i think it would make couples love again who have had a little trouble. Its very romantic. The are great people, Don and Debbie!!!!!!!

A Wonderful Surprise

4.6 on September 09, 2008

I surprised my boyfriend with an evening in the Dancing Buffalo Tipi...he loved it! I genuinely had no idea what to expect from an evening in a tipi. It was beautiful. Very authentic (and clean). Very rustic with modern amenities - that's hard to pull off, but they do! I hope that we can make it an annual trip.

Peaceful Country Retreat

4.8 on September 07, 2008

The country cottages are simple and lovely. You can enjoy a lovely pond, an interesting hiking trail, or seclusion, if that is your choice. Several of the rooms have indoor jacuuzi's to help melt the stress away. The B&B owners have made their cottages extremely inviting, and a place you will want to go back to get away from the hustle and bustle of life.

Piece of heaven

5 on August 20, 2008

Our first to a B&B and definately wont be our last. Everything was wonderful. We came for peace and quiet and thats what we got.

Our great getaway!

5 on August 19, 2008

Don & Debbie, The stay was so relaxing and refreshing. However, Don your cleric advise on our son-in-law was so very helpful. Since we got home things have been alot less tense. We now understand more of what he says and not just the words that are coming out. Debbie, your cooking was just wonderful - I (jdf) would love to be able to cook like you. My husband will be analizing your recipes for months. We truly enjoyed having Biscuit and Star following us on our nature hike. Overall, the experience was one we will never forget and we look forward to staying with y'all again. Thank y'all so much from your friends in San Marcos.

Excellent choice

5 on August 19, 2008

My husband and I celebrated our anniversary with a weekend getaway (8/15-8/17). We often visit B&B's for escapes from the hectic day to day life. Our stay here was one of the most relaxing & impressive B&B's we have stayed at in quite sometime. The atmosphere was very relaxing with alot of country charm (we stayed in the Oak cabin very secluded), the host was very accomadating & friendly, all the cabins were absolutly pristine. The breakfast was absolutly the best we have ever had served, yes served in our cabin at 9:00 am each morning. Thanks so much to our hosts Don & Debbie and all the critters (dog & llama) for a wonderful weekend.

Doesn't even compare!

5 on August 17, 2008

To stay here at Star of Texas cannot even compare to any hotel in the area!! It is so secluded, quiet, absolutely beautiful!! It is serene, and so cozy and beyond beautiful!! It is amazing from the very small , winding, one car gravel road (covered in trees) to the arrival of the cabin area. The garden area is so beautiful with it's koi pond, doves, cats, things to look at...the nature trail is so amazing too, since Biscuit the Llama goes with you on the is heaven!! The food is beyond description!! You must visit!!!

Star of Texas Bed & Breakfast

5 on August 14, 2008

"Simple Elegance with Country Charm" This overnight stay ends with the best part. The breakfast is four stars. Whether hiking the nature trail or relaxing in your room. The atristic flair will inspire your mind and touch your heart.

Star of Texas Bed & Breakfast

5 on August 11, 2008

It was a wonderful experience. Our room was very large and the bed was very comfortable. It was a very relaxing weekend. The nature walk was alot of fun. We will do this again.

Highly recommended!

5 on August 04, 2008

Highly recommended! Great! Peaceful and very romantic!


4.0 on August 01, 2008

Relaxing, serene, calmig, nurturing, came home . Renewed.

Relaxing and Beautiful

5 on July 31, 2008

We loved our stay at Star of Texas B&B! it is surrounded by hnatural Texas beauty, our breakfast was scrumptious, and we even got to see a llama on their walking trail! We will go back again - it was lovely time.

Marvelous two days.

4.6 on July 30, 2008

Thank you for a marvelous two days of your B& B. It was a great escape from city life.

Romantic Getaway

5 on July 29, 2008

Hidden in woods, Star of Texas B&B is a romantic combination of privacy, nature, hot tub and warm atmosphere; Outstanding Romantic Getaway!!!

Relaxation Begins

5 on July 29, 2008

OUt of 5 stays this place gets 6. Don and Debbie Morelock's Star of Texas B&B is the best one we have stayed at thus far in our 11 years of marriage. We plan to come back for ur next anniversary in Sept.

Breakfast was Wonderful!

4.8 on July 29, 2008

Thank You!

Greatest Honeymoon Ever

3.2 on July 25, 2008

It's peaceful, relaxing, the rooms are great. I like the jacuzzi the best. We enjoyed the place a lot and plan to go back.

Soothing retreat at Wildrose

5 on July 25, 2008

Our two night stay was not long enough! We enjoyed every quiet, peaceful moment spent at the Wildrose Retreat.

Peaceful and quiet getaway

5 on July 24, 2008

Just the place to get away and relax in the woods. Peaceful and quiet. Everything was fantastic!


5 on July 24, 2008

What a terrific place. It's amazing what a country gravel road will lead you to. This was the best atay anywhere. This was better than my own house.

Unwind at the Star!

4.6 on July 24, 2008

Wonderful setting in the woods. Great place for a peaceful getaway.

Rested for the first time in four years

4.4 on July 24, 2008

Peace, quiet, and seclusion in a delightful rural, wooded setting yet close to amenities in Brownwood and the lake; Star of Texas is a perfect artist's or writer's retreat.

Great! Loved it!

4.2 on July 24, 2008

Very nice room! The area was very quiet & peaceful.

Shining star!

5 on July 23, 2008

From the moment we arrived at the Star of Texas we knew we were in for a treat. Everything was more than we expected. The room was super clean, the landscape took our breath away, the jacuzzi for 2 was big enough for 4, and the breakfasts had the dining conversations down to an "mmmmmm". Everything at the Star of Texas makes it a true "shining star"! The most wonderful thing about this B&B is the owners. They were so welcoming and went out of their way to make sure we were comfortable and relaxed! My husband and I will be back soon!

Great Getaway

5 on July 21, 2008

This is a fabulous place to stay... secluded... romantic...peaceful! You will feel totally rested & pampered!

Amazing Stay

5 on July 18, 2008

This place was so amazing, beautiful, clean, and they were very friendly. I recommend anyone stay here.

Peaceful Getaway

5 on July 17, 2008

This has been very relaxing and enjoyable. My wife, Tammy, and I needed it desperately. Dan & Debbie will get our repeat business. And our recommendation to everyone.

Peace & Quiet - Rustic

4.6 on July 16, 2008

One of the most relaxing stays ever. Quiet & enjoyable. Food was outstanding & the fruit & cheese platter was very well done. Bonus - meeting Buscuit.

Star of Texas B&B

4.6 on July 15, 2008

We really enjoyed the peacefulness of the early mornings and the quiet. Great rooms & breakfast, too!

First Time

4.8 on July 08, 2008

As a first trip to a B&B, it was a wonderful experience. The only thing I am concerned with is that all others will fall short.

Peaceful and Secluded

5 on July 08, 2008

An unbelievable getaway! Complete bliss! We come back each year for rest & relaxation!!

The Perfect Getaway

4.8 on July 07, 2008

We wanted a night away from the pressures of life to reconnect and recharge. Your lovely B&B provided exactly that, plus lots of loving little touches that made us feel at home. We loved it!!

Another World

5 on July 02, 2008

If you want to get away from the day to day hustle & bustle, This is the spot!

Heaven on Earth!

4.0 on June 27, 2008

My husband & I spent one night in the Willowbend cottage 6/21/08 and it was WONDERFUL! I booked the room strictly from the website & I will say the website did NOT do it justice! We have stayed in several B & B's and this one is now our FAVORITE! We especially enjoyed the hiking trail. In fact, we walked it twice. Biscuit, the llama is awesome on the trail. We also enjoyed a visit from Star (cat) & Emi (dog), which was fun. Breakfast was very tasty & we enjoyed having it "hand" delivered to our room. If you are looking for a getaway that will allow you to forget your troubles, this is it! It is so peaceful. The innkeepers are wonderful people. They are onsite, but give you 100% privacy if that is what you want. We cannot wait to go back! Also, we had dinner at the Turtle & it was the best! Excellent food & reasonable prices. My husband said it was the best Italian food this side of Milan! He has spent time in Italy & said this was the closest he has found to true Italian food. The seafood chimachangas are a must for your appetizer! Enjoy your trip, you won't regret it.


5 on June 24, 2008

My husband and I found the Star of Texas Bed and Breakfast online and made reservations. It looked perfect, but I had never been to a bed and breakfast so I didn't really know what to expect. When we got there the room, the Willowbend, was not only cozy, but very clean and well provided for. I absolutely love the tub, and really enjoyed the stay. We are definitely on a budget as newlyweds, but the Star of Texas was right in our price range. It felt a lot more expensive that it was, really. Aside from the rooms and the good food, the wildlife is amazing! There is a llama named Biscuit that likes to make friends with customers that we just loved. All in all very worth the time money and drive out there.

the cottonwood adventure

4.0 on June 24, 2008

the best place to go for any even or anniversary. amazing room, hiking trail,food and scenery in texas

thanks a million

4.6 on June 24, 2008

we have stayed at B&B''s before but this one was the most unusual and beautiful! thank you!

anniversary stay

3.4 on June 24, 2008

we had a beautiful romantic anniversary trip in a beautiful secluded part of Texas at the star of Texas b&b where we enjoyed a lovely room, great food and a wonderful relaxing atmosphere

the single best overnight experience

5 on June 20, 2008

we were so impressed with the cottage and enjoyed the peaceful, serene atmosphere. our hosts were great; breakfasts wonderful. we would definitely return!

wild rose gottage

5 on June 17, 2008

beautiful home, beautiful view, clean, neat, quaint, great breakfast,friendly host

Home away from home

5 on June 13, 2008

Don and Debbie are awesome. i would recommend this b&b to anyone! they make their home, yours!

ellis/bowerman wedding

5 on June 13, 2008

superb!! room was wonderful,breakfast was unique,hospitality was incredible

A Relaxing Escape

5 on June 11, 2008

Don and Debbie Morelock have provided a wonderful sanctuary out in the country. Each room is unique, comfortable and beautifully decorated. Debbie prepares a delicious breakfast that is delivered to your room each morning.

So Relaxing

4.8 on June 09, 2008

We found a treasure with Don and Debbie's Star of Texas in Brownwood. The best alarm clock in the world is Don knocking on your door carrying one of Debbie's breakfasts. The nature trail with wonderful art feeds your soul. And Bisquit the llama is adorable - big friendly eyes and sweet smile. The jacuzi for 2 melts away ALL the stress. We'll be back.

Wonderful place and inkeepers

4.2 on June 05, 2008

I booked this B&B last minute for my husband's birthday, and it was wonderful. The inkeeper left chocolate covered strawberries in our room as a surprise when we arrived because of the special occasion. They invited us to use any of the activities on property including the nature walk (one mile easy walk unexpectedly escorted by their llama named Biscuit). They have a number of lovely rooms including a teepee, but we enjoyed our nicely sized room with jetted tub, candles, CDs and videos for our use. We also chose to add the canoeing package, which was so relaxing and convenient. They put the canoe in the water, tell you a good direction to head on the river and leave you to paddle as long as you like. Breakfast was deliciously fresh, and their recommendation for dinner places in town were perfect for our special occasion. I highly recommend making the drive for this lovely B&B. We drove 2.5 hours and it was worth it!

First Timers

5 on June 03, 2008

My husband and I just had our first experience at a Bed & Breakfast. And we are both hooked on Star-of-Texas. Everything about our stay could have not been better, the food is absolutely out of this world. The service is way better than any high end hotel. It is so very peaceful and the wildlife is spectacular in itself. We are already planning on when we can stay at Star-of-Texas again.

Star of Texas B&B

5 on June 03, 2008

It was so beautiful there and relaxing. I can't wait to go back.

Best STop Ever

5 on May 30, 2008

My wife said this was our best inn out of 27 years and we both just loved it!

Star of Texas

4.0 on May 29, 2008

We were pleasantly surprised at the Star of Texas B&B. It was so nice to be close to town but then out in the country too. We will definitely make this our stay at place when visiting our daughter in college.

Our Visit

4.8 on May 28, 2008

Thank you so much for making our weekend very enjoyable


4.0 on May 22, 2008

Cabin was neat and clean. Weather was perfect lots of sunshine with steady breeze. Nature walk was heaven. A white cat guided us through the first half and Biscuit accompanied us through the second half (he's a charmer). This place is perfect for family. Thanks.

Very Relaxing

4.8 on May 04, 2008

Don and Debbie are very friendly and helpful. We loved all of the animals. The nature walk was beautiful and it was great to see some of Don's artwork along the trail. We also loved the ping pong table. The Wildrose was a great room and the jacuzzi tub was wonderful. The breakfast was original and very tasty. We are already planning our next trip

Uniqueness of the Star of TX B&B

5 on February 08, 2008

The kitten and Biscuit, as well as the “Art Walk” make this B&B very special. Biscuit is a llama that accompanies one on walks!

Our favorite

4.8 on January 24, 2008

Star of Texas is by far the best B&B we have ever stayed at. The rooms are unbelievable. The B&B is the perfect getaway from hectic life. We have come for our honeymoon and all four anniversaries. This year we even chose to come during the year once rather than take a chance somewhere else. Food is the BEST!!! It is peaceful and quiet.

Worth the Trip!

5 on January 24, 2008

Beautiful grounds, even in the dead of winter! Each bungalow was built by the innkeeper, and you can tell he understands homey yet sublime spaces. Breakfasts were some of the best I've ever had at a B&B - small and artful!

What’s Not to Like?

4.8 on January 22, 2008

What a pleasure! A wonderfully clean room, tastefully decorated, with books and excellent music choices. The two-person Jacuzzi tub is to die for. What a great 27-year anniversary gift we gave ourselves!


4.6 on January 06, 2008

The Morelocks are wonderful inn keepers.We have stayed at a couple of B&B and this is home.It is off the beaten path,but well worth the trip,over and over again.The Tuscany Suite is our favorite.Lots of nature,and well worth the trip.The different rooms each have a different feel ,cant wait till they open the new Addition!If you want nature and a homie feel visit Brownwood,STAR OF TEXAS.

Star of Texas Bed & Breakfast

3.4 on December 17, 2007

My wife planned this getaway. It was wonderful. Plan to stay there again soon!

Peace and Quiet.

3.2 on December 17, 2007

We enjoyed our stay at the star of texas b&b. Even though there were a few things a little average, the scenery was beautiful and our stay was peaceful.

1st year anniversary.

4.8 on December 13, 2007

We had a wonderful stay! We came a year ago for the first two nights of our honeymoon and knew then that we'd be back! Quiet, peaceful, and wonderful food!

Star of Texas

4.0 on December 12, 2007

This b&b has excellent atmosphere and I very much like the Christian focus. The bed was very comfortable. The rustic surroundings were great.

Relaxing and peaceful weekend

5 on December 02, 2007

This B & B has it all.. Beautiful cozy rooms.. breath taking scenery, delicious food and crickets! Yes crickets! When you live in a big city and you want to get away from it all this is the perfect place! All you can hear at night is crickets! Gorgeous view of the southern sky!

A Private Sanctuary

4.2 on November 29, 2007

My wife and I went for one night and had a delightful time. The food was delicious, Don pretty much just left us by ourselves, and most of all, the property was simply beautiful. It is a secluded area with a beautiful little hillside you can hike on (with a friendly llama we were told; he didn't come out to see us, but it may have been too cold and wet and he was just smarter than us and didn't feel like coming out in the weather!). Both Don and Debbie are artists and the rooms and the property are just sprinkled with unique works, some of which are quite lovely. The entire experience is exactly what you would want from a B&B: relaxing, private, different, refreshing, and fun.

Star of Texas b&b.

4.6 on November 29, 2007

Star of Texas is our favorite place to get away from it all... a quiet, heavenly place.

Star of Texas B&B.

5 on November 21, 2007

This bed and breakfast was outstanding.

Star of Texas Bed and Breakfast.

5 on November 20, 2007

This bed and breakfast was outstanding.

Star of Texas B&B.

4.0 on November 20, 2007

This bed and breakfast was clean and had great rooms. The service and value exceeded my expectations, but the dining was mediocore.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for staying with us, I see you were not pleased with the breakfast. Please let me know what it was that we served or when you stayed and help me to improve on that. It is very important to me that my guest only get the best and enjoy each part of their stay. thanks Debbie

- Debbie Morelock (innkeeper)

Deep In the Heart Of Texas

5 on November 05, 2007

Outstanding service and excellent people made this a memorable weekend for me and my new wife. The Star of Texas Bed and Breakfast catered to our needs with detailed perfection. The food was elegant and delicious. For the perfect weekend, this is a must-see!

Just the relaxation I was looking for!

4.4 on November 05, 2007

This B&B was almost magical in the way it relaxed my husband and I all weekend. The Tuscany Suite is like staying in a luxury treehouse! The animals added their own charm to our stay. What a pleasure-thank you!

A Little Piece of Heaven!

5 on October 20, 2007

Everything about this place is awesome! The cottages, the view, Biscuit the Llama, all absolutely beautiful! We would love to be able to apend a week there! Thanks for sharing your beautiful place with us!

Wonderful getaway!

5 on October 19, 2007

We will be back!

Star of Texas Bed & Breakfast

5 on October 19, 2007

Absolutely delightful in every way!

Star of Texas Bed & Breakfast

4.8 on October 19, 2007

The Morelocks truly have thought of everything for a romantic getaway. No detail was missed. We will highly recommend Star of Texas B&B to everyone!

A great Escape!

5 on October 19, 2007

Peaceful setting with unique B&B amenities Including nature trail to hike, fire pit & hot tub. Highly recommend yall visit this gem!


5 on October 17, 2007

Outstanding B&B-- will visit again soon!

Romantic Hideaway

5 on October 17, 2007

What a find! Stayed for 1 night on our way to Mexico and was pleasantly surprised by the tranquil surroundings, comfortable accommodations, delicious breakfast, and a pet llama to boot!


3.8 on October 16, 2007

The grounds were beautiful. The decor was artistic and unique.

The Best!

5 on October 16, 2007

I surprised my husband with a weekend here and we both loved it. The spa package was a great value and well worth the money. Breakfast was excellent. We hope to be back soon.

Weekend Getaway

4.2 on October 16, 2007

If you are looking for a secluded and peaceful place for a weekend, this is it! Enjoy a walk on the trail followed by Biscuit the lama. Great breakfast in the morning served promptly in your cabin by Don at 9 a.m.

Star of Texas B&B.

4.6 on October 14, 2007

This bed and breakfast was outstanding.

Star of Texas B&B.

5 on September 28, 2007

A wonderful place - would recommend to everyone. Don and Debbie are very sweet and nice people.

Star of Texas B&B.

4.2 on September 21, 2007

This bed and breakfast went beyond my expectations.

Star of Texas B&B.

5 on September 21, 2007

We love this place. It's so peaceful and beautiful! Debbie and Don are so wonderful! We have a beautiful view from all of our windows! We love this place.

We'll be back!!

4.0 on September 20, 2007

As soon as you arrive, it is obvious the magnitude of work that has gone into creating the right atmosphere for a restful stay. Very relaing and laid back with plenty to look at, with the hiking trail and the abundance of what nature has to offer.

Wildrose Guest house

4.6 on September 13, 2007

Very peaceful & serene. Warm hospitality. Outstanding place to escape.

Great Find

5 on August 22, 2007

An unexpected pleasure. a little hard to find- our GPS did well.

A calm sanctuary

4.4 on August 21, 2007

The room was beautiful and peaceful, but not near as peaceful as the landscape and surrounding land that the Morelocks own. They have created a beautiful bed and breakfast in and outside the rooms, so that you can experience nature. They are hospitable people, willing to stop and chat and help in any way they can.

Perfectly Quiet

4.4 on August 14, 2007

We found this B&B on the website for Brennen Winery we we told it was pretty far a way but it was worth the extra drive. We had our wine dinner in Comanche on Friday August 10th then spent a peaceful night and great Saturday in total quiet. The trail on the property was fun. We had the spa package which was very relaxing the massage therapist was absolutely great. We will definitely return.

Sanctuary awaits

4.8 on June 28, 2007

If you are looking for a get away from the daily stress of life or you want to find that romance that has been MIA, the Star of Texas B&B awaits you. On the other hand, if you cannot live without television you will probably want to look elsewhere. The Star of Texas is without a doubt one of the best B&B experiences we have enjoyed. It is definitely a secluded location that offers peace and quiet and is perfect for the couple that is seeking a romantic yet somewhat adventurous hideaway. There is a nature path and you may even be followed by Biscuit the llama. There is also a tipi should you want something a little more out of the ordinary for lodging. We stayed in the Oak Cottage and the room was clean, bed was comfortable, the overall decor, rustic. There is a CD player with some CDs available or you can bring your own, and if you have a laptop or portable DVD player, the external CD speakers will conveniently hook into either for watching a movie with better sound. There is a coffee maker and a couple of games included in the room as well. There is a Jacuzzi just a few feet from the Oak Cottage but the other cottages actually have them inside I believe. The owners, Don and Debbie Morelock are a very nice couple and Don is a chaplain who performs weddings and vow renewals on site. We had our vows renewed for our 25th while we stayed here and it was very tastefully done with photos on CD, flowers,etc. The Star of Texas is about a mile off of the main highway on Morelock Lane, there is no signage for the B&B on the highway. Morelock Lane is a true single vehicle country road but it will take you to paradise, just take it slow. One of the things we will do when we go back is to bring a cooler with sandwich makings, water, etc. as you will want to spend as much time here as possible instead of traveling to town. This is the country so you may want to bring some mosquito repellent as well. You owe it to yourself to give it a try, you will not be disappointed!

A Little Piece of Heaven

5 on January 11, 2007

We stayed at the Star of Texas for our 1st wedding anniversary. It was amazing! Not only are the cottages private, relaxing and homey but the surrounding property is so peaceful and surreal. We hiked the art path which the Morelock's have personally created with several of the acres of land, meeting biscuit along the way, their llama. Each morning a delicious breakfast is delivered to your door. The innkeepers are friendly and helpful. It truly is a little piece of heaven! Side note: There is a fruit stand shortly before town, the best produce I have ever found, we even stopped on our way home!

Star of Texas Bed & Breakfast


  • Nightly Rate $229 - $229
  • Reviews (490) 4.8
  • Rooms 3
  • Accepts Gift Cards

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