Best Historic Bed & Breakfast

TIE: Miller Crockett Bed & Breakfast; Adams House Bed & Breakfast

Built in 1911 as a one-story, L-shaped bungalow with wraparound porches, the Adams House in Hyde Park was elevated to a two-story colonial revival home in 1931. Architect Gregory Free rescued the house from renters and returned it to its glory days with polished pine floors, sash windows, slate flooring, and 12-foot ceilings. Hosts Sidney and John Lock offer pampered service in three guest rooms that are as comfortable as they are attractive. Two minutes from downtown, tucked away across the bridge and off Congress, the old Miller Crockett House is a grand alternative to conventional accommodations. Built in 1888 in New Orleans architectural style, the stately parlor, dining rooms, spacious verandas, and uniquely appointed bedrooms are a dream realm. Would you like a six-foot clawfoot tub with your room, ma'am? Mahogany or brass bed? And did we mention the spectacular view of the downtown skyline?

Miller Crockett Bed & Breakfast
112 Academy, 512/441-1600
www.millercrockett.com

Adams House Bed & Breakfast
4300 Ave. G, 512/453-7696
www.theadamshouse.com

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