BEST WESTERN Palestine Inn

1601 W Palestine Avenue, Palestine, TX 75801-3326
Phone: 903/723-4655   |   Fax: 903/723-2519   |   66 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

From leisure to business, guests from around the world choose our Palestine hotel because of the great location, value and southern hospitality.

We’re located close to the Texas State Railroad, one of the most popular local attractions. At our Palestine hotel, we understand that a great location is key to a memorable trip. Everything from transient to leisure activities like shopping, hiking and fine dining is just moments away. Hotels in Palestine, Texas are known for great service, but we take it above and beyond here.

Our Palestine, TX hotel is a favorite for business travelers and workers, but vacationers also enjoy the cool, spacious guest rooms. Hunting at the Engeling Wildlife Management Area brings in hunters from around the country every season. The annual Dogwood Trails Festival is another popular event that draws a crowd. No matter what brings you to the area, count on us to make your stay even better.

Business travelers at our Palestine hotel include employees of the prison system and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, 5J Trucking, Palestine Regional Hospital, Sanderson Farms (opening soon), Walmart® Superstore and the Walmart® Distribution Center, as well as oil and natural gas workers. NASA is also a short drive away, as well as the University of Tyler. If you’re a visiting student, family member, faculty or staff member, we’ll make sure you feel right at home.

Plan your trip to include a visit to the Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility Outlaws Shooting Range, a hike along Dog Field Trail, or spending a day on the links at Palestine golf courses. The Pine Dunes Resort & Golf Club is a particular favorite for locals. The Bluegrass Festival at Salmon Lake is especially popular and a great way to enjoy the incredible weather at our Palestine hotel.

Book your upcoming guest room at BEST WESTERN Palestine Inn today!

 

Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee.
  • Outdoor pool seasonal
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Guest laundry, $1.50, 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Truck/RV parking, free
  • Free parking
  • Fax services available for a nominal fee
  • Photocopy services
  • Exterior corridor
  • Business center, staffed
  • Fax machine
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Dataports
  • Air-conditioning
  • Ice/vending machines, four ice and two soft drink machines
  • Aerobics instructor
  • Multilingual staff, (English, Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi)
  • Free wireless Internet available in public areas; free in-room wireless Internet access; free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms, free high-speed Internet access, wireless data connection
  • Computer available
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events

BEST WESTERN Palestine Inn

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BEST WESTERN Palestine Inn

Conveniently located, the best western palestine inn in Palestine, Texas is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 31.755055  /  Latitude: -95.649025

 

Driving Directions to Hotel

 

From: All directions. The BEST WESTERN Palestine Inn is located on US Highway 79. We are few blocks north of the intersection of Loop 256 and US Highways 79 and 84.

BEST WESTERN Palestine Inn

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility

The Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility is an establishment of NASA and one of seven balloon launch sites in the world. Set in Palestine in eastern Texas, the Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility is named in honor of the STS-107 crew from the Space Shuttle Columbia. The complex is run by the Physical Science Lab of New Mexico State University, and welcomes group tours of the facility during operation hours.

The Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility is set just five miles from the Best Western hotel in Palestine. When visiting east Texas, be sure to rest easy with Best Western hotels after a day at the Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility and the many other attractions in Palestine.

Texas Dogwood Trails Festival

The Texas Dogwood Trails Festival – held at Davey Dogwood Park just north of Palestine in east Texas – is a annual celebration held each spring. Running from mid March through early April, the Texas Dogwood Trails Festival features delicious Texas cuisine, arts and crafts available for sale, and a child-friendly area where you can let the kids roam free. Festival events include the Annual Dogwood Trails Car Show, the Downtown Festival, and the Dogwood Trails Bike Ride.

The 200-acre Davey Dogwood Park is set less than five miles from the Best Western hotel in Palestine. Whether hitting the Texas Dogwood Trails Festival for the Old Time Music & Dulcimer Festival or the Dogwood Garden Club Flower Show, you're sure to have fun during your time in Texas.

Texas State Railroad

The Texas State Railroad is enjoyed by both residents and visitors of Palestine, a city set in eastern Texas. Departing from the Palestine Depot, located less than three hours from Dallas and Houston, the railroad was proclaimed the Official Railroad of Texas in 2003. Step aboard one of the historic steam engines with the Texas State Railroad, for an enjoyable train ride past several points of interest. The trains run on historical tracks, laid by Texas State prison inmates between 1881 and 1909, from Rusk to Palestine.

A variety of seats are available from coach class and open air, to premium seats in the family car. For a unique experience, ride in the engine cab with the engineer to see what it's like to operate the train. Celebrate the holidays aboard the train, with a ride on the Valentine Express, the Easter Beagle Express, the Great Pumpkin Patch Express and the Polar Express Train Ride. A pride of Texas, the Palestine Depot is set just east of town, six miles from the Best Western hotel in Palestine. Spend your holiday season with the Texas State Railroad, or book a spot on the Valentine's Dinner Train, and spend your nights with Best Western hotels.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 1.00 mile(s) from downtown, Old Town Palestine
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Carnegie Library
  • 3.00 mile(s) from the Howard House
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Howard Museum
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Mallard House
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Annual Texas Dogwood Trail, and events
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Texas State Railroad Park, offering steam train rides
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Fort Houston and the Star
  • 20.00 mile(s) from TDCJ
  • 25.00 mile(s) from The Engeling Wildlife Refuge
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Wal-mart®
  • 3.00 mile(s) from J C Penny
  • 3.50 mile(s) from Beals

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 32.00 mile(s) from Buffalo
  • 33.00 mile(s) from Fairfield
  • 33.00 mile(s) from Jacksonville
  • 34.00 mile(s) from Rusk
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Anthens
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Tyler
  • 60.00 mile(s) from Henderson
  • 62.00 mile(s) from Corsicana
  • 80.00 mile(s) from Longview
  • 90.00 mile(s) from Waco
  • 90.00 mile(s) from Lufkin
  • 98.00 mile(s) from Huntsville
  • 98.00 mile(s) from College station / Bryan
  • 120 mile(s) from Dallas
  • 130 mile(s) from Shreveport, LA
  • 150 mile(s) from Houston
  • 180 mile(s) from Austin
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Oncore, Electric Utility
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Palestine Regional Hospital
  • 5.00 mile(s) from NASA's Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Walmart, wharehouse
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Valcraft
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Texas Department of Criminal Justice
  • 1.50 mile(s) from U T Texas-Tyler, one mile from the hotel located on Highway 19 and 1820 W. Spring St.
  • 2.50 mile(s) from Trinity Valley College, 2.50 miles from hotel located Highway 19 and 2970 N. State

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 3.00 mile(s) from exercise course
  • 3.00 mile(s) from tennis
  • 3.00 mile(s) from athletic fields
  • 3.00 mile(s) from picnic grounds
  • 6.00 mile(s) from the community forest
  • 9.00 mile(s) from Lower Lake, fishing
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Upper Lake, fishing
  • 15.00 mile(s) from golf course
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Lake Palestine

Nearby Restaurants

  • Bird's Egg Cafe, on premises, cafe, American, open for: breakfast
  • Adjacent to KFC, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Adjacent to Tacira, full service, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner
  • Across the street from Pitt Grill, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Little Mexico, full service, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Giovonis, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Pizza Hut, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Applebees, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Cotton Patch, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner

BEST WESTERN Palestine Inn

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Palestine. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

December 2014

December 6-7, 2014
2014 Christmas Homes Tour

Visit downtown Henderson and view some of the historic homes in the area, each colorfully decorated in preporation for the holidays. The each day has a different start time.

December 6, 2014
2014 Christmas Parade

Downtown Nacogdoches is home to eastern Texas' largest holiday parade, featuring a variety decorative floats and an amazing fireworks display at then end of the evening. The parade start time is TBA.

December 2014

December 13, 2014
2014 Reindeer Run & Kids' Fun Run

Join the Lufkin community as they run for a good cause at the Ellen Trout Zoo. Prizes will be given away to the winners and kids can participate in their run as well. The race beings at 8 a.m.

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