Southern Charm Lodging

511 West Austin Street , Fredericksburg, TX 78624 USA (Show map)
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About

Clara's Cabin & Harrison House are both unique properties. Clara's Cabin is a beautiful secluded cabin surrounded by an enclosed courtyard with rose gardens and a private hot tub. It's decor is Western but with all the amenities of a first class hotel and more. Limited edition art through out. Leather sofa & Chairs. Covered parking. Harrison House has 2 beautifully decorated suites. They can be booked seperatly or together. In which case we open the connecting door inside. Comfortable Victorian decor furnished with antiques and other unique pieces. Please go directly to our website for booking reservations. .southerncharmlodging

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Overall
4.8

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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.8
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.6

Old World Charm

4.0 on September 18, 2017

We stayed in the Victorian Suite. It was quaint, as one would expect from the website. There we're too many decorations. I put some in the closet so we would have space for our things. The room was also uncomfortably warm. They said the temperature was set to 70° but it felt more like 80°. The Breakfast was tasty and homemade. However there were no options. You get what they want you to eat. We didn't go to breakfast the second day because I prefer to eat what I want. If you aren't picky about anything, this place is perfect.


Just Right

4.6 on August 20, 2017

My wife and I stayed here for a weekend in August for my birthday. The room was perfect; we stayed in the Sienna Suite. The home cooked breakfast provided was delicious and filling. I'd definitely recommend staying here again. It's the perfect location for visiting Fredericksburg as it's right off 290. From here we visited Enchanted Rock in about 20 minutes and drove south to Bandera to float the Medina river. It's also just down the street from the 290 Wine Shuttle pick up/drop off location. Highly recommend this B&B.


Great Place to Stay

5 on July 21, 2017

The breakfast was incredible. Walking distance to shops and dinner. Highly recommend.


Weekend getaway

4.0 on July 18, 2017

Really enjoyed the privacy and space southern charm offered. The breakfasts were pretty but too sweet for our tastes. Enjoyed our stay very much.


Perfect little getaway

5 on June 13, 2017

My and my husband celebrated our first anniversary here and it was simply incredible. We stayed in Clara's cabin, it was all we could have asked for. Extremely clean, the food way to die for, and the owners are as sweet as can be. It was simply perfect!


1stt Anniversary

5 on May 19, 2017

Thinking the sterile environment of a chain hotel would not be adequate for an anniversary weekend I looked for a B&B. This was our first time staying at a B&B and we were not disappointed one bit. Ms. Harrison was fantastic a gracious host, and gourmet cook. All we could say is yum! The cabin was absolutely beautiful and one of the most comfortable places my wife and I have stayed this past year of marriage. I can not come back to Fredericksburg and stay any where else. The romantic ambiance of the private outdoor hot tub was enhanced by the appearance of fire flies. Holy cow what a great weekend. I couldn't get the TV to work and the cell phone service was spotty, but not having both was exactly what we both needed to "unplug" for a few days. Go visit the Rockbox Theater, you will not be disappointed!


Best bed and breakfast

5 on April 20, 2017

This was a fabulous place to stay! Close enough to shipping and restaurants, the owners are beautiful people and the breakfasts are amazing!


Loved it!

5 on April 09, 2017

We had a wonderful time! The location and set up are perfect! The owners are so kind and wonderful


A True B&B

5 on March 28, 2017

My husband and I spent our anniversary long weekend here. We stayed in Clara's cabin; it was great, a cabin in the city! It sits behind the main house that has two suits, with its own private yard and hot tub. Surrounded by trees, landscape and singing birds, its private and not visible from the street. Clean and quiet it has a loft which would be nice if traveling with kids. The owner Kat makes delicious homemade breakfasts! No continental here, its a true B&B! We will definitely come back on our next visit!


Sienna Suite

5 on July 31, 2016

I had a very stressful week at work, so on Thursday my boyfriend and I decided we needed a getaway. We live in Austin and looked at Fredericksburg, Wimberley and a few other locations. We were set on a bed and breakfast because neither of us have ever stayed at one. We looked at many different sites and pictures and decided on this one. It was a wonderful experience! I was sad I didn't get to leave a note behind but we could not find a pen between us! The room was cozy and the bed was so comfortable! I have trouble sleeping through the night, most likely due to stress and both nights I slept so sound and comfortably. It was amazing. The breakfast was to die for, seriously so yummy! I had to take pictures both Mornings and share on social media. Great location, service, and the perfect relaxing getaway I needed. Hopefully next we go we will get the cabin! Highly recommend!


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Rooms & Rates

Clara's Cabin

Clara's Cabin is an authentic Texas-style log cabin with space for up to two guests. Downstairs you will find a lovely bedroom alcove with rough-hewn log queen size bed and private bath with a large shower. The bedroom opens into a large den with leather sofa, cowhide chairs, and a fabulous gas fireplace for cool evenings. The cabin has a kitchen but does not allow cooking. However, you are welcome to use the microwave and full sized refrigerator along with a dining nook with seating for four....a great spot for an evening game of cards. Upstairs in the open loft is another full size bed. Oh, and did I mention the private hot tub? Of course I did!

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

Victorian Suite

The larger suite in the main house, the Victorian Suite, is a rhapsody in blue! This spacious suite includes a large living room, complete with romantic gas fireplace, an oversized bedroom with 32" flat screen TV, large closet, and private tub/shower combination. Guests always enjoy the beautifully landscaped outdoor gardens, sitting areas and more! But the ultimate temptation is the fabulous gourmet breakfast your owners and hosts serve each morning at 9:00 a.m. in the cheery sunroom. Enjoy fabulous cuisine with delicacies such as pecan waffles topped with peaches and fresh whipped cream, bacon, and fruit topped with brandy cream or perhaps you'll enjoy the berry-stuffed french toast with herbed potatoes and fruit compote. You will never be disappointed with the incredible breakfasts at Harrison House Bed and Breakfast!

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

Sienna Suite

The Sienna Suite is a charming private suite in the house offering a beautiful queen size four-poster bed and a 32" flat screen TV with cable selections. You will also enjoy a spacious private bathroom with shower. Guests of Harrison House always enjoy the beautifully landscaped outdoor gardens, sitting areas and more! But the ultimate temptation is the fabulous gourmet breakfast your owners and hosts serve each morning at 9:00 a.m. in the cheery sunroom. Enjoy fabulous cuisine with delicacies such as pecan waffles topped with peaches and fresh whipped cream, bacon, and fruit topped with brandy cream or perhaps you'll enjoy the berry-stuffed french toast with herbed potatoes and fruit compote. You will never be disappointed with the incredible breakfasts at Harrison House Bed and Breakfast!

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

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Location

Location Type

Small town

Airport

San Antonio, TX (SAT) 75 miles

Directions to property:

Drive down HWY 290 or( main street) going west. Turn right on Edison Street. Go one block and turn left onto Austin street. 511 West Austin is ahead on the left 3/4 of the block down.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Winery

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Private Home Bed and Breakfast, Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, CD player, DVD Player, Fireplace, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, VCR , Fireplaces in the Victorian Suite & Clara's Cabin, DVD in Clara's Cabin & Victorian Suite

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Microwave, Satellite/Cable TV, TV

On-site activities

Wineries, Fine Dinning, Enchanted Rock, Downtown Shopping, Rock Box Theater, Spa's, Shopping

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3 PM
  • Check Out:: 11 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No Absolutely no smoking inside any of our rooms.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: No no children under the age of 12
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Two night minimum stay required.
  • Accepted payments AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Cancellations: If you cancel 10 days or more prior to arrival there will be a 25.00 rebooking fee. Reservations canceled within the 10 days prior will be charged the full amount of there reservation unless we are able to rebook the room. In which case the 25.00 rebooking fee will apply and the balance will be refunded.
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Innkeepers

Name(s)

Kathryn & Denist Harrison

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

About the innkeepers

Travel,Travel ,Travel --Then Oil Painting, wood carving & gardening.

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 9:00am
  • Serving Location: The Sun Room is our breakfast room, Breakfast Room

Signature Dish

Plantation Cornbread
Honey sweet cornbread baked with layers of four cheeses artichoke heart and mushrooms served with a smoked ham & bechmel cream sauce on top. Herbed roasted potatoes and a fresh strawberry , banana & blueberry parfet with a brandy cream topping.


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