Bed and Breakfast on White Rock Creek

267 Ruby Dell Lane , Waco, TX 76705 USA (Show map)

About

Our bed & breakfast rest in a peaceful country setting graced by pecan, oak, and other native trees along the banks of White Rock Creek. Nestled in this small hidden valley is an opportunity to retreat, rest, and relax. Walk the many trails that flow through the tranquil wooded landscape, stop at the balcony which overlooks the rain-filled swimming hole, hide on a bench in the shadows of a hundred-year-old pecan tree, or just sit beside the fireplace with a good book.

Reviews

Overall
4.7

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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Onsite Dining4.7

Great getaway in Waco

4.8 on August 05, 2017

We were looking for a quick getaway and off the beaten path and this was perfect.


Anniversary Weekend

5 on July 27, 2017

Kevon and I loved the time we spent at this bed and breakfast. The accommodations and owners were fabulous. They were very helpful with information concerning local available activities.


Great Place to Relax!

3.8 on July 27, 2017

We stayed one night. Overall, it was what I expected. The host and hostess were very friendly. The suite was very clean and comfortable. The Southwest Breakfast Casserole was amazing! I wished that the portions were a little larger, but I'm used to big breakfasts. It was a nice stay.


Relaxing

5 on July 23, 2017

The atmosphere made our stay so relaxing. Breakfast was delicious and more than I expected.


The Best!

4.8 on July 17, 2017

Very friendly and helpful! Breakfast was delicious!


Plantation room

4.6 on July 06, 2017

Plantation room was great. Have always had a great experience at White Rock. Retha is super nice.


Weekend Getaway

5 on June 26, 2017

My husband and I took a quick overnight trip to Waco. We were happy to have a night away from our 3 girls to concentrate on each other. The room was comfortable with a soft, comfy bed, jetted tub, small fridge, couch and TV. We enjoyed the privacy of the room, with no one around us. Breakfast was a nice change from hotels, as Retha served quiche, sausage casserole, a couple of breads, fruit and yogurt.


Wonderful stay!

5 on June 04, 2017

My sisters and I stayed for two nights at this B&B. Neither of them had stayed at a bed and breakfast before, so I figured Waco would be a perfect place to introduce them to one. We stayed in Kaelyn's Retreat. From the moment we got to the room, they were amazed at how wonderful it smelled and how awesome Dana and Retha were. By the end of the night when we came back from galavanting all day they were completely sold on B&Vs and asked why anybody ever stayed in hotels when you can stay somewhere like this! The owners have made such a welcoming and warm atmosphere, and the food they made both mornings was delicious. The first day it was fruit and yogurt with stuffed French toast, eggs, and he on, and the second morning was a delicious sausage and tortilla breakfast casserole of some sort, pumpkin bread, and quiches. I would definitely recommend this B&B!


Great place to stay.

5 on May 10, 2017

This was a great place to stay. I surprised my wife for our 15 year wedding anniversary. Dana and Retha were very friendly and welcoming. Room was clean and very well put together. Very quiet atmosphere and close to town. Would recommend to anyone who is looking for a place to stay in Waco.


Great location

4.8 on May 04, 2017

Great ambience and beautiful location! Very comfortable beds! Good food. Different breakfast everyday.


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Rooms & Rates

Garden Suite

With its own private entrance. A big bay window at the head of the king size bed, spacious sitting area, elegant bath which includes a whirlpool tub, and a large shower, makes The Garden Suite a must for the romantic getaway.

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

Nightly Rate: $145 - $165

Savannah Suite

The Savannah Suite has a king size bed, small dining table, large couch, a small but full kitchen, and a second story view of a beautiful wooded landscape. It has a private bath with a tub and a separate shower. You gain entrance to the Savannah Suite up the winding staircase and across its private balcony. The kitchen has a large Refrigerator, an oven with stove top, and cabinets stocked with dishes making it ideal for a long-term stay or a unique weekend.

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

Nightly Rate: $155 - $175

Shenandoah Suite

Stepping within, you are surrounded by royal colors and rich furnishings including a king size bed with white wrought iron at head and foot. An beautiful love seat makes the sitting area comfortable. A vaulted ceiling is the crowning touch to this romantic room.

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

Nightly Rate: $155 - $175

Carolina

You enter crossing over its own balcony. Enjoy your breakfast on the table in your room or have it on the deck. In the large bathroom you will find an antique cast-iron bathtub, a separate shower, pedestal sink, an armoire for your personals and the toilet of coarse, all setting on a natural wood floor.

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

Nightly Rate: $115 - $135

Kaelyn's Retreat

It has its own balcony atop an outside staircase. This room has a vaulted ceiling, queen size bed, refrigerator, microwave oven, and coffee maker w/coffee. Many have just loved this room.

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

Nightly Rate: $125 - $145

The Plantation Suite

The Plantation Suite is a spacious bedroom with a large bathroom. Everyone entering has been overwhelmed by its rich wood floors and intricate wood ceiling which are brought together with custom made trim. The texture and artistry of the walls were inspired by the luxurious bedding and furnishings. This romantic room was influenced by the traditional southern homes of the late 19th century.

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

Nightly Rate: $175 - $195

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Location

Location Type

Countryside

Airport

Dallas, TX (DFW-Dallas-Fort Worth) 100 miles

Directions to property:

Just 10 minutes from Baylor and Down Town Waco, Texas. From I-35 take exit 339. Go one mile west on Lake Shore Drive to FM933 (Gholson Rd.). Turn right and go 1.3 miles. You will see our sign on the right. Turn right on Ruby Dell Lane and go till you see our sign on the left.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Zoo

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Cottage, Spa

On-site amenities

CD player, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Library, Piano, Washer/dryer , private balcony's, antique tub

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Board games, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Microwave, Parking, Private entrance, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Videos

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseshoes, Mountain Bike trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts, Tennis racket rental, Video Arcade, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00
  • Check Out:: 12:00
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Outside only
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited But please ask us to make special accommodations for them
  • Childcare Provided: Limited It is possible for us to arrange child care
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Deposit amount required (50% or one night stay whichever is greater.)
  • Cancellations: Cancellations: 72 hours prior to 3:00 pm on the date of the reservation.
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Innkeepers

Name(s)

Dana & Retha Strickland

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8:30 to 10:30
  • Serving Location: Dining Room, Guest room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian Low Carb


Signature Dish

Retha's Quiche
Retha has a variety of Quiche recipes which can include meat or totally vegetarian.


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