Texas has plenty of great places to get away from all the city life, but none are quite as quirky as this one. The Rancho Pillow Hotel in Round Top, Texas might just be the most colorful experience ever that you've been looking for. While there, you can stay at one of their five unique settings including a teepee, retro barn, and the "Love Shack".
Rancho Pillow prides itself on being constructed on native materials and antique finds. Their hotel has strong ties Native American culture while giving a funky, modern 70s twist. The grounds have a bathhouse that is designed to allow visitors privacy while breathing in the open air. They also have a heated saltwater pool which is not only a unique find, but also a great place to look at the stars while taking a dip.
All their lodging choices come with different great amenities. The Tower House is big enough for four people, having one queen bed and two twin beds. It also comes with its own kitchenette so you can prep your meals at any time. The tepee is a favorite amongst those who stay. The space is hand painted on the inside, depicting the beautiful scenery of the desert. You can also stay in a remodeled 18th-century three-story barn. The barn has a mess hall where you can interact with other guest or you can hang out on the 700 square foot porch.
To make your stay even more special, you can book your getaway during one of their antique markets. You can also plan to stay during their annual Feast On The Field event where New Orleans Chef Kelly Fields prepares a gourmet dinner for all the guests staying at that time. Before dinner, they also have a couture headdress making workshop that everyone is welcomed to join.
Guests are welcome to make reservations for a tea ceremony, where you will have tea while you mediate and relax. Rancho Pillow also has a Mercado filled with items you won't be able to find anywhere else.
Rancho Pillow is located at 11222 Schuster Rd, Round Top, Texas. It's the perfect midpoint between Austin and Houston! To stay at on the grounds can vary in price depending on the room you chose, and prices can work their way up to $300 a night. To book your stay and for more information on the Rancho Pillow, you can visit their website here.