Alley-McKay House Bed & Breakfast Inn

306 East Delta Street, Jefferson, Texas 75657
Innkeeper(s): Hugh Lewis
  • Introduction

    Alley-McKay House Bed & Breakfast Inn - Jefferson, TexasThe Alley-McKay House is a romantic Bed and Breakfast in the "Quality Hill" section of the National & State Historic District of Jefferson, Texas. We welcome you like family, but treat you like special guests. Remember, we don't want you to just relax, but come enjoy yourselves and have fun.

    For a romantic getaway, the popular 1851 Alley-McKay House Bed & Breakfast Inn provides guests with luxury lodging and is within a short stroll of fine dining, antiques, shopping, carriage and riverboat rides in Jefferson's historic downtown area.

    Named the Best Bed & Breakfast in East Texas by readers of the Longview News-Journal.  This is the Third Year in a Row the Alley-McKay House has received this distinction!

    Breakfast is our favorite time of day. The full, hot "Gentleman's Breakfast" changes from day to day, but whether it's the Orange French Toast, a Cheese Souffle, or Hash Brown Omlette, it's always a ton of food. Of course, you can always finish off your day with one of our homemade sweets - Strawberry Dream Glass or snack basket or cake is always sure to please.

    Featured In

    Best BnB in East Texas 3rd year in a row, Longview News Journal
    "Ten Most Romantic Inns", Vacation Magazine


    House and Room Amenities

    All of our rooms feature Private Bathrooms, Telephones, Televisions, Cable-TV, Wired and Wireless High-Speed Internet, workspace tables, clock radios. and DVD players are available. The dining room, which is always accessible, features a small refrigerator, coffee and hot water pots, snacks and goodies, and ice machine. The Inn has seven fireplaces, including one in the dining room, and six in guest rooms.

    Rooms Locations:

    • The Alley-McKay House has five guest rooms.
    • The Sunday House Garden Cottage has two guest rooms.
  • Weddings & Special Events

    We love parties. We love the romance of weddings. We'd love to help you have your special day or event whether it be a wedding, anniversary, shower, family reunion, luncheon, or celebration for reconnecting with old friends. The gardens at the Alley-McKay House can accommodate up to 100 people. The Main House seats approximately 30. We provide the tables, chairs, silverware, crystal, plates, linens, water, coffee, tea or punch all as a part of one fee. Foods can be arranged through us, catered from outside, or handled on your own. We limit our event and wedding opportunities every year. This way we can focus on your event or wedding and ensure our, and your, best foot is forward. To find out more information, pricing and availability, please call us at 800.468.2627 or email us at and we'll get back to you quickly.

    Our Philosophy

    This is your special day. We want to help you have the day you want to have, the way you want it, to the best of our ability. This means flexibility, understanding and fairness in all aspects of handling your event. If we have the best space for you, then terrific; if not, then we'll make recommendations to other venues or locations. We want to provide you with a wonderful venue for your event. We are willing to point you in the right direction to arrange all other details of your event or possibly even provide additional services. In the end this is your event and your planning is what will make the difference.

  • Kid Friendly

    We are family friendly. This means children of all ages are welcome. Ask us about which rooms are best for accommodating children. Certain rooms are better for infants and smaller children to distance them from other guests who may be trying to have a weekend away from their children. Pricing may change for older children.


  • Pets Welcome

    Small pets only; limited room availability; must notify innkeeper/owner in advance of arrival with pet.