Prairie Street Heritage House

1118 Prairie Street P O Box 1019, Columbus, Texas 78934
Innkeeper(s): Charlotte Tilotta - Ester Chandler - Paula Frnka
  • Introduction




    Welcome to the Prairie Street Heritage House


    Turn of the century charm is found at this Columbus Bed & Breakfast 1890 home.  Located in the historic district of Columbus, Texas, our guests enjoy a leisurely continental breakfast in the midst of period furnishings and an occasional afternoon tea served on the back porch.


  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Paula Frnka for sharing her own secrets with!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    Our guests stay here because they are attending weddings, funerals, family reunions in the area, or a halfway stopping spot during their travels.

    What are you best known for?

    Simple quaint home decorated with class - no over the top Victorian decor

    What makes your inn unique?

    Unique - renting a home for relaxation - we do not live at the inn.

    What do you love most about your inn?

    Love the comfort - back porch rocking.

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    Trees - Family - History

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    Surprised by the size of the Inn - pictures don't show it all. .

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    Small town charm

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    Day trip to Austin. Houston or San Antonio, site seeing to see the Painted Churches of Texas, area wineries, nice surrounding golf courses, canoeing on the Colorado river and for bicycle enthusiasts, countless farm to market roads.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    Yes - area walking tours - see the library, courthouse, historic homes & museum, antique shops, candy shop, bakeries, Becky's Cafe and locally owned shops on "square".

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    Schobels, Nancy's Steakhouse, Los Cabos Mexican Food, Becky's, Mikeskas, Formosa - Chinese Restaurant, Roasters Chicken Grill, Cantus Bar

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    Chamber Local Guide Book & website, Texas Travel Guide

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    We have  2 bedrooms - can sleep up to 8 people.

    Do you accept pets?

    No Pets Allow - possibly board at the "Puppy Club" in Columbus, Texas.


  • The Camellia Tea Room



    Tea is available in Columbus, Texas. High Tea will be offered at 2:00 p.m. on the below scheduled dates. Stop by for tea in a traditional elegant tea room fare in an historical venue and atmosphere. High Tea rates $15.00 per person.

    2013 High Tea Dates - Saturdays - 2:00 p.m. Reservations required

    • June 15
    • July 20  
    • Aug 17
    • Sept 21
    • Oct 19
    • Nov 16
    • Dec 21