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BEST WESTERN PLUS Blanco Luxury Inn & Suites

2218 Highway 281 N, Blanco, TX 78606-5356
Phone: 830/833-5697   |   Fax: 830/833-0260   |   51 Rooms
Check Out Time: 12:00 PM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

At our Blanco hotel, guests are conveniently close to the links at the Vaaler Creek Golf Club and some incredible outdoor adventure at Blanco State Park.

Hikes, bike trails and picnics are par for the course for those who stay at our property. Whether you're here for business at the Blanco County Courthouse or for a tour of the Real Ale Brewing Company, where you stay can make a big difference in how much you enjoy your trip. With a free breakfast and a location close to shopping and dining, our Blanco hotel puts the needs of guests first.

Adjoining rooms are available for groups, and you'll enjoy being just minutes away from the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park. From fishing to camping, enjoying the great outdoors is easy in this part of the Lone Star State. Visit the Texas White House or plan an epic hiking trip that you'll remember for a lifetime. Need tips on things to see and do? Just ask one of our helpful staff members. Southern hospitality is our specialty and we're proud to be local ambassadors.

Indulge in some traditional Texas barbeque or fine dining establishments. A day spent shopping and antiquing is the perfect way to get acquainted with the area. However, kicking back and relaxing is also important on any trip. That's why each of our rooms features a microwave and refrigerator, luxury bedding, updated amenities and plenty of space for you to get rejuvenated.

No matter what type of trip you have coming up, staying at our Blanco hotel ensures that it will be as seamless as possible. From your warm welcome to the cool rooms and fast checkout, our top priority is making sure you enjoy your stay with us. We treat guests like family here.

Book your next stay at BEST WESTERN PLUS Blanco Luxury Inn & Suites for a trip you'll never forget!

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Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Exercise facilities
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, eggs, yogurt, juice, coffee, and hot items
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Outdoor pool
  • Exercise facility, open from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Universal gym
  • Rowing machine
  • Stair stepper
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Interior corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundromat
  • Late check out, based on availability
  • Safe deposit box
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless Internet access
  • Business center
  • Printer available
  • Fax services
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy services
  • Photocopy machine
  • Dataports
  • Meeting facilities
  • Air-conditioning
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor parking
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events

BEST WESTERN PLUS Blanco Luxury Inn & Suites

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Conveniently located, the best western plus blanco luxury inn & suites in Blanco, 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: 30.112605  /  Latitude: -98.415305

 

Driving Directions to Hotel

 

From: Austin Take U.S.Hwy 290 West out of Austin to U.S.Hwy 281, turn left on to 281 South. Travel 5 miles. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Blanco Luxury Inn & Suites are just inside the Blanco city limits on the left.

From: San Antonio Take U.S. Hwy 281 North out of San Antonio. North on 281 approximately 35 miles. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Blanco Luxury Inn & Suites are .7 miles north of Blanco Courthouse on the right.

BEST WESTERN PLUS Blanco Luxury Inn & Suites

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

Dripping Springs

Known as the Wedding Capital of Texas, Dripping Springs is a vibrant, small town set west of Austin in the heart of Texas Hill Country. Visitors are welcome to explore the City of Dripping Springs Farmers Market, the Pound House Museum, and plenty of historic sites.

Dripping Springs is also a great spot for those looking to explore Texas Spirits. Check out the tasting rooms at Deep Eddy Vodka and Dripping Springs Vodka, or head to Twisted X Brewing Company. During the summer, check out the Hamilton Pool Nature Preserve – a historic swimming hole and 50-foot waterfall.

Garrison Brothers Distillery

“Texas born from Texas corn,” the Garrison Brothers Distillery is the Lone Star State’s first and longest running distillery. Set in Hill Country in the town of Hye, the Garrison Brothers Distillery is home to Garrison Brothers Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey, as well as Sit and Sip Tours at 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Sit and Sip Tours are $10 a person – unless you arrive on horseback – and lead visitors through an hour-long tour of the Garrison Brothers stillhouse. Private parties are available at the onsite Garrison Brothers Barrel Barn.

Hamilton Pool Nature Preserve

Those enduring the hot summers in the Hill Country of Texas, have a wonderful respite for the heat. The Hamilton Pool Nature Preserve features a canyon, a collapsed grotto and fifty-foot waterfall, flowing from the Hamilton Creek.

This historic swimming hole, formed from water erosion, dates back to 8,000 years ago, from the cultural remains found in the area. By 1980, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department named it the "most significant natural area in rural Travis County." 

This preserve is included in the 30,428-acre Balcones Canyonlands Preserve area. Whether swimming in the cool water or hiking along the park trails, there is plenty of outdoor fun to be had, in the Austin area.

Real Ale Brewing Company

Established in 1996, Real Ale Brewing Company is set in the city of Blanco in the Texas Hill Country region. The brewery consists of four 60 barrel, six 120 barrel, three 240-barrel fermenters, and one brite tank to produce 72,000 barrels of Real Ale each year.

The Real Ale Brewing Company can produce 1200 cases a day, or 116 bottles a minute, while the cellar holds up to 30,000 barrels. Visit the brewery for a tour, merchandise, and a stop in the tasting room. Real Ale is found in Austin, San Antonio, and Houston.

South By Southwest Music Festival & Conference

Set in the Live Music Capital of the World, the South By Southwest Music Conference & Festival is an annual event at the Austin Convention Center in Austin. Over the years, the increased interest in film and tech companies influenced the festival, adding additional components to the mix.

More than 30,000 registrants are expected to attend the live music performances, plus film and tech events. The four-day Trade Show gives visitors an opportunity to meet and talk to leaders in the music, technology, and film industries.

The Block Party and SXsaloon are just some of the many venues. Check out the Next Stage, where panelists, comedians, musicians, and filmmakers show a sample of what's to expect during SXSWeek. Schedule plenty of time to attend the variety of events in this premier Austin event.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0.70 mile(s) from Blanco County Courthouse, built during 1885-1886 and designed by well-known Austin architect Frederick Ernst Ruffini
  • 14.00 mile(s) from LBJ National Park Headquarters, and Lyndon B. Johnson's boyhood home.
  • 18.00 mile(s) from Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park, with tours of the Texas White House
  • 0.07 mile(s) from Cranberry's Antiques, antiques and collectables
  • 0.70 mile(s) from Liz On The Square, Harley Davidson footwear, jackets, saddlebags- Lazender Products
  • 0.80 mile(s) from Blanco Floral & Gifts, flowers and gifts

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 12.00 mile(s) from Johnson City
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Spring Branch
  • 18.00 mile(s) from Canyon Lake
  • 18.00 mile(s) from Wimberley
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Bulverde
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Luckenbach
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Dripping Springs
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Fredericksburg
  • 35.00 mile(s) from San Marcos

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Outdoor pool
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Blanco State Park, with swimming, fishing, hiking trails, bird watching,
  • 7.50 mile(s) from Valler Creek Golf Club, Texas Hill Country's newest championship golf course

Nearby Restaurants

  • 0.70 mile(s) from Uptown Blanco, full service, steak house, open for: lunch, dinner, fine dining Texas style. Hand cut Angus steaks. Wonderful desserts, local wine and beers.
  • 0.80 mile(s) from Sunset Restaurant & Bar, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, steaks, seafood, Tex-Mex, burgers, full bar
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Papa Joey's Pizzeria, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner, pizza, subs, dinner entrees and homemade desserts. Local wines and beers. Domestic beer also available.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from RedBud Cafe, cafe, American, open for: lunch, dinner, soup, salads, sandwiches & local beer on tap. Live music on Friday and Saturday nights

BEST WESTERN PLUS Blanco Luxury Inn & Suites

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 Blanco. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

June 2015

June 13, 2015 - January 10, 2016
Ladies and Gentlemen...The Beatles

In Austin, make your way to the LBJ Presidential Museum to see the exhibit Ladies and Gentlemen...The Beatles. This traveling art display is curated by the GRAMMY Museum, and is ideal for any Fab Four fan.

July 2015

July 7 - 9
Dallas Cowboys Youth Summer Camp

The Dallas Cowboys invite kids in 1st through 6th grade to participate in their Youth Summer Camp Football Academy. Head for Old Settlers Park in Round Rock for three days of hands-on training and drills with former NFL players.

August 2015

August 7 – 9, 2015
LakeFest 2015

The 24th Annual LakeFest is held at Lake Lyndon B. Johnson just northwest of the Austin area near Marble Falls. Lake LBJ becomes a quarter-mile course for drag boat racing. Johnson Park also features food, games, and entertainment.

August 22, 2015
Bat Fest

See over 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats emerge from under the Congress Avenue Bridge in Austin at dusk.

October 2015

October 23-25, 2015
2015 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix

Racers from all over the world compete at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin during the 17th race of the F1 world championship.

October 2-4 & 9-11, 2015
2015 Austin City Limits Music Festival

Music fans of all genres won't want to miss the Austin City Limits Music Festival held annually at Zilker Park in Austin. The festival is held over two weekends, with start times varying by day.

October 29 – November 5, 2015
2015 Austin Film Festival

The 2015 Austin Film Festival is an annual conference held in Austin. The 2015 AFF offers new, feature-length films like Growing Up Baumbach: A Tribute to Noah Baumbach’s 20 Years in Film – plus special events, seminars, and more.

March 2016

March 11 – 13, 2016
2016 World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup

Set in Sweetwater, the 2016 World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup offers everything from a rattlesnake parade and carnival to dancing in the Jaycee Barn, the Sweetwater Rifle & Pistol Club Gun, Knife & Coin Show, a beard contest, and more. Held at the Nolan County Coliseum.

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