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Truly the best part of owning a Bed and Breakfast are the interactions with my guests.  All have been dear to my heart and many have become like family and several even drove many hours to attend my wedding.  Over 5 guest books are now filled with lovely comments and my daughter recommended I share some of them with you.


I wanted to tell you how much we enjoyed our stay at the "Belle". It was everything we thought it would be and more. Thank you so much for making it a memorable visit with "ALL" the personal touches! We had so much fun!! We will be back someday!

Rhonda (and girlfriends) Pat, Teresa, Sheryl

"Our stay was wonderful!  The house, our room, your hospitality were all so pleasing. We are leaving feeling rested and relaxed. I don't know when I have been treated so special.  Thank you for all the "special" touches.  This was our best Valentine Present to each other ever." 

"What a wonderful relaxing weekend.  It met all of my (our) expectations and dreams.  the food was excellent and the house is indescribably-absolutely wonderful!  Thanks so much we will be back!"

"Thank you for such a pleasant weekend.   This place is so peaceful and relaxing we really hated to leave.  We really appreciated the hospitality.  We plan to come back every year on our anniversary."

"We had a wonderful visit! (This couple was from Zimbabwe)

"I have stayed in several bed and breakfasts across the country but the Belle is by far the most beautiful, and our great conversations and breakfast with Debbie were truly unforgettable!  Thank you for a wonderful weekend!"

 "We've found heaven here at the Belle of Round Top!  We'll be back soon!  (And when they returned the next time)  "Thank you for such a relaxing weekend, just what my husband needed from his trip to Europe!  We love our time here at the Belle of Round Top!"

"Another wonderful stay at The Belle!  We will return!"

"A beautiful home, the best lemonade in the universe and you, thank you for your charm & graciousness & excellent cuisine.  Thank you for a wonderful experience."

"Had a wonderful time!  Belle of Round Top Rocks!  Lovely home and extremely sweet hostess. Thanks for an awesome stay."

"Thank you for everthing.  Our marriage could not have gotten off to a better start.  The visit, though Victorian in style, was incredibly youthful in tone as well.  Not only a pleasure, but an extraordinary privilege."

"Thank you so much for making our romantic weekend so special!  I really appreciate everything you did to help make Cory's birthday celebration so wonderful.  We loved staying here in your lovely home and getting to know you, the other guests, and your family.  We hope to come back soon!"

"Thank you for a beautiful birthday!  We so enjoyed the beautiful house, room, swings, snack supper & the eggs benedict were superb!  And what a joy meeting you!"

"It has been such a blessing to be here this weekend to share with you.  You have made this weekend more magical than we ever could have imagined. We are so lucky in so many ways having you all to ourselves has been just amazing.  Thanks for all the wonderful gourmet breakfasts, arrival goodies, plantation dinner, Round Top secrets and wonderful conversation.  All our best luck in the time to come!" (Falling in Love Again weekend)

"Thank you so much for a much needed weekend of pampering and fun!  You are the hostess with the mostest!  There is a beautiful spirit in your home- I really appreciated that so much!"

"Thank you for an amazing night with my husband before he leaves for Iraq.  This was a wonderful experience.  We learned a lot.  We will definitely be back."

"Thank you so much for letting our group stay for the weekend and play, socialize, eat, scrapbook, relax and rejuvenate.  This was truly an amazing experience and you are a one-of-a-kind woman!  So glad to have met you - we will be back!"

"We have enjoyed our stay so much that there are no words to explain.  Being so young (my husband and I) we have never experienced a more peaceful and relaxing time like this weekend. We have experienced the definition of beauty and tranquility. The breakfast was amazing.  Thank you so much we will be back!"

 "This place is HEAVEN! We had the most wonderful time.  You guys were so great to us and I'm glad we got a chance to exchange stories with each other!  This place has so much history and we definitely felt a sense of total peace and serenity her.  We loved it!  Dinner and breakfasts were great too!  I will definitely stay in touch and let you know about the wedding details as they arise. Take care, God Bless you both and we'll talk to you soon."(Texas Veterans Program)

 "The Belle of Round top compares to an oasis in a desert.  This the perfect getaway from reality.  It served as an ideal backdrop for a special Mother-daughter weekend.  Afternoon coffee & breakfast were superb and will add to our lifelong memories of our stay here."

"This was a wonderful visit and we go back to our lives refreshed and rested.  The food was absolutely delicious and definitely abundant.  It was quite luxurious to stay in "Elizabeth's" room.  We look forward to bringing our friends and family in the future."

"Debbie, Thank you for everything, we have never had an experience like this.  This will be in our memories forever, thank you for helping to make our 15th Valentines together the best that we have ever had."

"Thank you for helping to make our 15th Anniversary special!  We truly enjoyed our 3rd visit to the "Belle!"  

 "Thank you so much for making our anniversary special!  The presentation of the food and the food itself was absolutely fabulous!  You have such a sweet spirit that makes the "Belle" an even nicer place to stay.  It was a pleasure meeting you and Doug.  May God's grace and love bless your marriage as you start your lives together."

"Ahhhh- elegance, serenity and comfort!  Thank you Debbie for such a wonderful stay!  Delicious breakfast and great room service!"

"Thank you for a wonderfully beautiful experience.  This house and you and Dougs hospitality was so warm and relaxing.  We'  look forward to our next visit!"

" Thank you for the lovely stay!  You're both such kind & fun people, we really enjoyed meeting you.  Thank you for your personal attention & time, seeing the Festival Institute was a highlight. We look forward to seeing you both again soon!"

"Another girl getaway with cousins, grandmothers and daughters and daughter-in-law, sisters etc! We had a blast, thank you for your hospitality and patience." 

"Thank you for the wonderful experience for our wedding; you made this extremely stress free and perfect for the both of us!  Thank you so much for making our special day even more special to us"

"What a blessing you are to busy mothers looking for a weekend retreat!  I had such a lovely, relaxing weekend scrapbooking here in your home - and what a bonus for us that the lights went out tonight! Hopefully my husband and I can get back here in the near future.  Thanks again for a wonderful stay!"

"Thank you so much for your hospitality.  I couldn't have asked for a better evacuation experience.  It felt more like a vacation than anything."  Thank you so much!"

"As Bed and Breakfasts go, yours is one of gracious hospitality and warmth.  We especially loved hearing your story!  Breakfast was yummy, and the ambiance was extraordinary.  We want to come back!"

"We love you and your fabulous place (what a "garden of eden" in Round Top!!  We look forward to visiting you again soon."

"How happy I am that you were able to accommodate us on such short notice!  It was a fantastic experience and as you said will be a cherished memory for my mother and I."

"Had a wonderful time as expected. Love it here & will always come back to the warm & sunny Belle of Round Top.  Thanks for all the memories."

"This has been a wonderful port in the storm.  We called and you said "come on!"  No one running from the aftermath of "Ike" had a better place to wait for Entergy to get our house back on line than us.  This house is so beautiful so "you!"  Our grandkids will remember this house, the pear trees, the swing and what they call the 'nature walks' to the creek."

 "Thank you for the peaceful anniversary stay and the perfect breakfast.  We are refreshed and ready to enjoy the next 27 years together - with stops at the Belle along the way of course!"

 "Another wonderful time at the Belle.  We love seeing and visiting with you every show. See you in Sept."

"A wonderful "Home Away from Home" Thank you!"

(Easter morning, my Honeymooners just left and I asked if they minded if I posted their remarks.)  "Everything was lovely...We could not have asked for a more beautiful place to spend our wedding night, thank you so much for having us." Kate & Bo Brunson

"There are no words to express how much your home & hospitality changed or lives.  This weekend was not only memorable but also unforgettable & life changing!  Thank you for being a part of it."

"Wow!  What a beautiful home you have and to open it to us so graciously has been such a treat.  The "Belle of Round Top" will from now on, be the "go-to" place for my daughter and I when we return for the Antiques Show!  B&B is the way to go, I now am a firm believer!"