Clifton, Texas Bed and Breakfast
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- Your host(s):
- Margaret Garcia
- Web Site:
- 110 N. Avenue D
Clifton, Texas 76634
- Guest Rooms:
- $99 - $129
Screen Door Inn
Historic Charm...Comfort of Home
The Screen Door Inn is located in downtown Clifton, Texas. Six of the seven guest rooms are on the second floor of the historic Brooks Block (or Brooks Building). The corner room (now called Bosque room) was the office of dentist P.F. Gould both before and after the fire. The restored claw-foot tub in Bosque was found in the single bathroom once serving ten guest rooms. The wooden sign of Dr. O.M. Olson, who died in 1935, was found in the rafters during renovation. The Lobby and several guest rooms feature headboards, tables and benches crafted by local artisans from doors and wood salvaged during renovation. Breakfast will be served downstairs in Somethin's Brewing. This is the sight of the old Corner Pharmacy, which served Clifton under many different names from the late 1800's through the 1960. Many of its historic features have been retained including the soda fountain, Italian marble bar, bar stools and stained glass bar back. Historical Features Housed in the historic Brooks Building, which was built in the early 1900's, the Screen Door Inn has tried to retain the historic charm of the building while offering a comfortable guest experience. The second-floor guest rooms now occupy the portion of the building that remained vacant for over 50 years.
SCREEN DOORS - The inn takes its name from the screen doors that once provided air circulation before the days of HVAC. The original screen doors have been restored and are hung on all room entry doors. On a cool day you may want to open a window and give it a try.
HALLWAY -The hallway offers the best representation of a step back in time. The beaded ceiling, bead board walls, and pine floors are all original. The non-entry doors are restored originals, featuring original hardware. Pictures of historic Bosque County line the hallway to add to the feel of the early 1900's.
HARDWOOD FLOORS - Five of the upstairs rooms feature original wood floors. The red pine has been beautifully restored, but still shows many signs of years of wear.
EXPOSED ROCK / BRICK - The Lobby wall and Jennie's Garden offer a partial look at the rock walls that survived the fire of 1906. While the original windows had to be replaced, their removal provided partial exposure of the brick walls in several rooms.
CLAW-FOOT TUB - While the upstairs was virtually vacant when purchased, the only bathroom contained a claw-foot tub which has been restored and is now located in the Bosque room. A second restored tub was installed in the Heritage room.
LOBBY MIRROR - The 9-foot mirror located on the Lobby wall once hung in the Corner Pharmacy (now Somethin's Brewing). The origin is unknown, but is estimated to be about 100 years old.
STAIRWAY - The second run of the stairway is original and shows the years of wear. The plaster wall of the stairway features years of name and initial carvings.
Whether your stay with us is for a relaxing get-away or a quiet lodging option for your business travel, we want to make your room as comfortable as home. Each guest room offers the following features and amenities.
PRIVATE BATH - Each guest room includes a private bath. Two rooms feature restored claw-foot bathtubs and five offer tiled showers. The Gilchrist and Soames Spa Therapy Collection is provided for your bath and shower.
TELEVISION and CLOCK/RADIO - HD flat screen televisions provide DirecTV programming to each room. Alarm service and music are available through bedside clock radios.
COFFEE POT - Keurig single-cup coffee makers allow you to enjoy your first cup of coffee in your room before breakfast or a hot cup of tea before bedtime.
LINENS - Bedding includes Comphy sheets, widely recognized by luxury hotels and spas for their incredible softness.
WINDOWS - Each upstairs room provides from one to five windows for natural lighting and ventilation. Plantation shutters add to the beauty of the room while allowing you to control the amount of light you prefer.
TEMPERATURE CONTROL - Individual thermostats allow you to control the temperature of your room.
Wall-mount or ceiling fans allow additional circulation and provide a constant-sound option.
WIFI - Wifi password located in every room
- Art Galleries
- Horseback Riding
- Massage Therapy
- National/State Parks
- Unique Shopping
- Wineries/Wine Tasting
- Accommodates Special Dietary Needs
- Breakfast Fixings
- Early Morning Coffee/Tea
- Full Gourmet breakfast
- Accepts TBBA Gift certificates
- ADA Compliant
- Air conditioning
- Complementary beverages
- Goverment Rate
- Rooms without steps
- Credit cards accepted
- Pet free facility
- Smoking Outside
- Air conditioning
- King Bed
- Luxury Linens
- Private Bath
- Private Entrance
- Wireless Internet
- Business Travel
- Group Events
- Romantic Escape
- Vacation Getaway
- Wheel Chair Accessible