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BEST IN TEXAS Readers’ Choice Awards Results | LODGING, CAMPING

April 3, 2013
Mom & pop motels, like the Peach Tree Inn in Fredericksburg attract riders with amenities like covered, room-adjacent parking.

Mom & pop motels, like the Peach Tree Inn in Fredericksburg attract riders with amenities like covered, room-adjacent parking. Photograph by Wayne Roth.

TOP 10 Mom & Pop Motel

1 Leakey Inn
2 Camp Live Oak
3 Hotel Limpia
4 Peach Tree Inn
5 Outback Oasis
6 River Front Hotel
7 Shiner Country Inn
8 Austin Motel
9 Delux Inn
10 Big Bend Motor Inn


Top 10 Lodging

1 Leakey Inn
2 Gage Hotel
3 Inn of the Hills
4 River Front Motel
5 Koyote Ranch
6 YO Ranch
7 Hotel Paisano
8 Indian Lodge
9 Guadalupe River Ranch
10 Camp Live Oak


Top 5 National Chains

1 Best Western
2 Motel 6
3 Holiday Inn
4 KOA
5 La Quinta


TOP 10 Bed & Breakfast

1 Old Rock House B&B
2 Full Moon Inn
3 Outpost at Cedar Creek
4 The Whistler B&B
5 Celtic Queen Country Inn
6 The Mansion at Bandera
7 Longhorn Saloon Bed and Brew
8 Gruene Mansion
9 Pecan Street Inn
10 Hotel Turkey


TOP 10 Campground

1 Camp Live Oak
2 KOA
3 Koyote Ranch
4 Good Times Campground
5 Lake Wister State Park OK
6 Kerrville-Schreiner Park
7 Dinosaur Valley State Park
8 Turner Falls OK
9 Garner State Park
10 South Llano River State Park


TOP 10 Resort/Luxury Lodging

1 Gaylord Texan
2 Escondida Resort
3 Gage Hotel
4 YO Ranch Resort
5 Hyatt Regency Hill Country
6 Inn of the Hills
7 Indian Lodge
8 Cibolo Creek Ranch
9 Menger Hotel
10 Mount Magazine State Park Lodge & Cabins AR

 

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