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Round Top March 2021

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in form and rustic in fashion, no two containers are the same. And, if you like their style, furnishings from the Houzes are for sale at the adjoining barn, Recycling the Past. Rates from $175 per night. Grand Fayette Hotel 201 W. Fayette St., Fayetteville 713.818.9766 Built in 1900, this historic hotel faces Fayetteville's charming town square. There are 10 rooms in total, eight upstairs and two down, with spacious private baths. This art lover's sanctuary shows original works from a dozen Texas artists. The inviting Wine Bar Restaurant has some of the best food in the area and is open Thursday through Saturday for dinner and Sunday for brunch. And, whatever you do, save room for the spectacular bread pudding. Rooms from $150 per night. Hotel Lulu 204 E. Mill St., Round Top 979.249.5171 The much-anticipated Hotel Lulu opens in time for this month's Spring Antiques Show. In the same town square as Lulu's restaurant and its Il Cuculo Bar, the Menil-gray bungalows, cabins, and farm houses were formerly retail shops in the square, now stunningly refashioned into 14 guest rooms, with the only swimming pool in Round Top proper. Sit poolside in the gardens and order food and drinks, so L.A. Rooms from $175 per night. WHERE TO HANG Two cabins, the Molly and the Max, are on six acres just 3.5 miles from Round Top. The two-bedroom Molly sleeps up to four with full kitchen, outdoor shower, and heated bathroom floors. The Max has three bedrooms with space for eight with large living area and two covered decks for taking in gorgeous Round Top sunsets. Rates from $225 per night with a cleaning fee of $50 per stay. Country Dome Suites 211 Lynn Road, Bellville 979.337.2565 Located in Kenney with a Bellville postal address, Country Dome Suites really are dome-shaped, and each of the 11 monolithic mounds is a suite with a queen-size bed and a kitchen. Rates from $125 per night. Farmhouse Round Top 5685 FM 1457, Round Top 832.788.5501 Choose between three cozy cottages and four well-appointed farmhouses. The smallest cottage sleeps two, and the largest farmhouse, seven; each with a comfy porch. Rates from $165 per night. Flophouze Shipping Container Hotel 1132 W. FM 1291, Round Top 979.353.2627 Six converted shipping containers make up this fleet that sleeps two, four, or six. Check out the Beachhouze, a loft that overlooks a pond with room for eight, or the Farmhouze, which accommodates up to 10. Modern Acorn Cottages 2034 W. Guenther Lane, La Grange 979.702.0715 Each of these two darling 550-square- foot cottages has a bedroom and daybed for up to three guests. Light and airy, the cottages are filled with antiques and relaxed furnishings. The kitchenette has a microwave, coffee bar, mini fridge, and freezer. Take a seat outside to watch deer and the gorgeous sunsets Fayette County is known for. Rates from $175; reservations through Blackbird Cabins 1488 FM 2503, Ellinger 713.818.9766 Just two miles from Fayetteville, the Cowboy Cabin, Black & White Cabin, and Folk Art Cabin are custom-built cedar cabins with a pastoral view. At night, sit by the firepit and gaze at the star-filled Texas sky. The Cowboy Cabin has three rooms and a full kitchen. The Black & White and Folk Art Cabins have wet bars (with a full kitchen available on property) and requisite front-porch swings. Black Dog Cabins 3643 Noak Road, Round Top 832.752.6114 By Ryland Holmes Fowler After a full day of treasure hunting along TX 237, you and your Amex card will be ready to take off your boots and sip a glass of wine. We've gathered top-notch hotels, inns, and B&Bs in Round Top, Fayetteville, and surrounding towns. (Continued on page 104) Room 4 at The Frenchie Country Dome Suites Teepee at Rancho Pillow 102

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