Austin Street Cottages

406 West Austin Street , Jefferson, TX 75657 USA (Show map)


Austin Street Cottages are private cottages located in Jefferson's historic district, just an easy one block walk from the downtown attractions. These historic cottages offer complete privacy with private entrances, and parking. Each cottage has a private bath with stained glass windows and claw foot tubs and showers. All cottages have private living rooms, bedrooms, dinning rooms and quest kitchenette's Jefferson, Texas is known as the Bed & Breakfast Capitol of East Texas and the ideal place for a romantic rendezvous. All rooms are equipped with central heat and air, cable television, microwave, coffee maker and refrigerator and coupons for breakfast at Auntie Skinner's Riverboat Club are included. Come sit and enjoy a relaxing afternoon in the rocking chairs on the porch or sit around the antique brick patio in the garden area. Take a carriage ride through Historical Jefferson, go on the ghost tour, or a river boat ride along the bayou. There are many attractions in and around Jefferson. We are sure you'll enjoy your stay in Jefferson and at Austin Street Cottages.



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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.8
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.5

Austin St. Cottages

5 on February 04, 2016

Best ever! 5 Stars! Great host & awesome environment! Elegant rooms, comfy & cozy!

Pilgrimage Tour Stay

5 on June 02, 2015

Belinda, the proprietor, is very accommodating, and friendly. We love staying here at the rustic retreat.

Just perfect in Jefferson

4.8 on September 10, 2014

Super clean, and VERY friendly and helpful owner (Belinda) This place was everything a B&B should be from the comfy bed, nice cottage touches, and ease of check in/out. Great value, I would recommend this place to anyone of any age staying in Jefferson. Even the location is easy to find.

Best place in Jefferson1

5 on June 25, 2014

We stayed in the Romantic Haven a couple of weeks back. We were so pleased that we did! This is not a typical B & B! It sooooo reminds me of my grandmother's home ! We were so very comfortable here we will always remember it as special. The owners father was ill when we stayed there, so her friend came to see that we were nice and comfortable. We hope that we will get to meet the owner on our next visit and tell her how much we loved our stay. We will continue to stay there unless there is just no vacancy at the time we go to Jefferson. The antique shopping there is wonderful and the bakery is great. If you need pizza order at Bulldog's. Sooo tasty!

Austin Street Cottages

5 on June 03, 2014

Absolutely, loved it. Clean, neat. Owner very friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay here again.

Come Visit Jefferson ASAP!

5 on April 18, 2014

Excellent! Wonderful accommodations at Austin Street. Had a bit of trouble finding "the Bakery." Actually the "Bayou Bakery" in town.

Great cottage close to downtown Jefferson, TX

5 on March 25, 2014

Spent a couple of weeknights in the Romantic Haven cottage. Very comfortable and clean cottage with some extra goodies thrown in for good measure. Safe location and very close to the downtown area. Belinda was a wonderful host and we look forward to visiting her again. Highly recommended.

Engagement celebration

5 on March 21, 2014

My fiance booked a special mini vacation for us as a surprise celebration of our recent engagement. When we got into Jefferson, I was excited as I'd always wanted to explore the historic town. Then we drove up to the cottages and I got even more excited. We stayed in the Romantic Haven suite. It was all I could have hoped for and more. Clean, quiet, comfy and cozy is the best way to describe the cottages!! Belinda is just as sweet as could be. She was warm and welcoming. And her new pup Annie was just as enjoyable! Belinda offered up a lot of wonderful recommendations for food and exploration. We will definitely be back to Jefferson as there is so much more to see and do. Next time we come back we will definitely be staying at the Austin Street Cottages.

25 Year Anniversary

5 on September 06, 2013

Hats off to Ms Belinda LeTulle, a very sweet and wonderful lady who made our stay very nice. Enjoyed the visit and getting to meet personally this sweet lady. All the goodies left for us to eat plus the coupons for breakfast appreciated. Our stay was fabulous!!

Loved it!

4.6 on September 03, 2013

This was my first time staying in a B/B. We had a wonderful time! The cottage was so charming. Liked having our own entrance. Sitting in the little garden area was such a treat to watch the humming birds. We took a carriage ride, went on the ghost tour -no ghost sightings :( -it was fun to learn some history, the museum was very interesting! We enjoyed our stay and did not want it it end! Sara and Dave

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Rooms & Rates

Main Cottage

The Main Cottage is perfect for families or if you’re just looking for the feel of a B&B but enjoy a little privacy. This 1100 s/f batten board cottage has two bedrooms with king size beds, a full kitchen, dining room, living room, bathroom and laundry room. You will enjoy the inviting front porch and only one block from the downtown a very nice stroll. The beautiful courtyard gardens create an intimate getaway and are filled with birds of all kinds; this is truly home away from home. Amenities: Kitchen, washer/dryer, cooking utensils, heat/air, iron/ironing board, garden courtyard, shower, clawfoot tub, sunroom, beverages/snacks, stove/microwave, WIFI, flat screen cable tv, refrigerator One block walking distance to historic downtown Complimentary Breakfast Coupons from The Bakery Restaurant

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

Nightly Rate: $99 - $200

Rustic Retreat

The Rustic Retreat is a 500 s/f cottage that boasts a king-size bed in the bedroom, and a day bed in the living room, as well as a dining room and a private bath with a claw-foot tub and a stained-glass window. The cottage overlooks the courtyard garden. Amenities: Kitchenette, cooking utensils, heat/air, iron/ironing board, garden courtyard, shower, clawfoot tub, beverages/snacks, stove/microwave, WIFI, flat screen cable tv, refrigerator One block walking distance to historic downtown Complimentary Breakfast Coupons from The Bakery Restaurant

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $99 - $200

Romantic Haven

The Romantic Cottage makes a cozy intimate getaway overlooking the courtyard garden. It boasts a king-size bed in the bedroom, comfortable living room/dining room. Private bath features a claw-foot tub and stained-glass window. Amenities: Kitchenette, cooking utensils, heat/air, iron/ironing board, garden courtyard, shower, clawfoot tub, beverages/snacks, stove/microwave, WIFI, flat screen cable tv, refrigerator One block walking distance to historic downtown Complimentary Breakfast Coupons from The Bakery Restaurant

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

Nightly Rate: $99 - $200

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Location Type

Swimming, Boating, Fishing, Biking, Historical Sites, Shopping, Airport, Countryside, Downtown, Lakefront, Small town


Shreveport, LA (SHV) 47 miles

Directions to property:

1: Start out going NORTHEAST on FEDERAL ST toward N ERVAY ST. 0.2 mi Map 2: Turn RIGHT onto N HARWOOD ST. 0.2 mi Map Avoid 3: Keep RIGHT at the fork to continue on N HARWOOD ST. 0.2 mi Map Avoid 4: Turn LEFT onto COMMERCE ST. 0.2 mi Map Avoid 5: Turn SLIGHT LEFT to take the I-45 S ramp toward I-30. 0.2 mi Map Avoid 6: Merge onto I-30 E/US-67 N. 6.5 mi Map Avoid 7: Keep RIGHT to take US-80 E via EXIT 53B toward TERRELL. 19.1 mi Map Avoid 8: Take TX-557 SPUR E toward I-20 E. 3.7 mi Map Avoid 9: Take the I-20 E exit. 0.1 mi Map Avoid 10: Take the exit. 0.6 mi Map Avoid 11: Merge onto I-20 E via the exit on the LEFT toward SHREVEPORT/TYLER. 117.5 mi Map Avoid 12: Take the US-59 N exit, EXIT 617. 0.3 mi Map Avoid 13: Turn LEFT onto US-59 N/S EAST END BLVD. Continue to follow US-59 N. 19.2 mi Map Avoid 14: Turn RIGHT onto E BROADWAY ST/TX-49. 0.4 mi Map Avoid 15: Turn RIGHT onto N POLK ST/FM 134. 0.4 mi Map Avoid 16: End at Jefferson, TX Map Estimated Time: 2.0 hours 44 minutes Estimated Distance: 168.74 miles

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Outlet Stores, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Winery, Zoo

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Cottage

On-site amenities

Washer/dryer , Private Parking, Flowers in Room package, Antiques in room, Guest Kitchenette, Spa Package

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Board games, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycles, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Hunting, Kayaking, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 3:00 P/M
  • Check Out:: 11 A/M
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Smoking is allowed only in the gardens and on the porches.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Prior approval required
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 night minimum for special events
  • Deposit Amount Required: We gladly accept Visa, MasterCard, personal check or cash. A credit card is used to hold the room upon booking and unless you notify us, the card you have provided will be charged the day of your arrival. A receipt is provided to you at check-in.
  • Cancellations: If you need to cancel your reservation, we request you do so 14 days prior to your scheduled arrival date or 30 days prior on special event weekends and holidays. Cancellations made with in the cancellation timeframe will not be charged a cancellation fee, all others will be charged the full price of the room rate. NOTE: All cancellations must be made through the owner by calling 903-399-5364. It is our policy to provide each quest with top quality linens and towels. Please note: there will be an additional charge should heavy cleaning be required upon check-out. There will be a replacement charge for any missing or damaged linens or towels. Additional hand towels are provided for cleaning up spills, wine, cleaning bikes, etc.
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Belinda LeTulle

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About the innkeepers

I enjoy humanitarian work and I love to travel. I find pleasure in helping others. I love gardening and find such happiness with all the beauty gardening brings.

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