Texas historic hotels

Banking on Renewed Interest In Its History, a Crazy Water Hotel Reopens in Mineral Wells

March 11, 2022 | By Gene Fowler

Historic photo courtesy Crazy Water Plaza / current by Gene Fowler
Several years ago, Kelly North was living in the Dallas area when she fell under the spell of Mineral Wells.

Newly Reopened P.A. Smith Hotel Recalls the Opulent Railroad Town Days of Navasota’s Past

January 21, 2022 | By Heather Brand

On the last day of 2021, the P.A. Smith Hotel in Navasota reopened after being closed to guests more than 130 years ago.

Austin’s Driskill Hotel Marks 135 Years as a Nexus of Texas Culture, Politics, and Society

December 20, 2021 | By Jen Hamilton Hernandez

At one point in 2007, I found myself between jobs and needing to come up with my half of the rent for the apartment I shared with my then-boyfriend, now husband.

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