The Katy House is a great place to stay when you’re looking for a Central Texas getaway to rest and unwind.  The Inn is located in the charming town of Smithville, just 15 minutes from Bastrop.  Many great memories live here.  We hope you create your own memories with a stay in our charming turn-of-the-century Smithville TX hidden gem.

Our Smithville TX Bed and Breakfast lodging includes:

  • This historic property is home to 6 individual bedrooms and private baths with a number of luxurious amenities. All 6 guest rooms are spread across the property in both the main house and separate cottages.
  • In the main house, 3 guest rooms with private baths can be reserved, and only steps away from the back porch of the main house, 3 private cottages are tucked away for the utmost guest privacy. The Garden Cottage, Conductor’s Quarters Cottage, and the Katy Tower Cottage.
  • King or Queen bed (The Texas Special, Katy Limited and Conductors Cottage have King beds; the other rooms have Queen beds)
  • Private bath in each room
  • Flat-screen HD TV, cable and DVD player
  • WiFi throughout the property
  • Air conditioning & overhead fan
  • Hairdryer
  • Ample on-street parking

All room rates include a full hot breakfast served in our dining room every morning.

All rooms are non-smoking rooms.  Smoking is only allowed outside.

Pets are not permitted at The Katy House.

The Texas Special

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The spacious Texas Special is the original master bedroom upstairs in the main house.  The comfortable king size bed and furnishings create a luxurious feel.  The private balcony, outfitted with wicker furniture and a ceiling fan provides a bird's eye view of downtown Smithville.  An electric Franklin fireplace adds to the romance. The room also features an in-room refrigerator, flat-screen television, cable, DVD player and free WiFi.  The large private bath with marble walls includes a clawfoot tub and overhead shower.

The optional adjoining room contains two twin beds. Please book the "Texas Special plus Adjoining Room" if you'd like to add the adjoining room.

This room filled with the unique artwork of local artist Judy Paul.

Fun fact: Willie Nelson filmed a portion of his music video, Just Breathe, in the Texas Special.

The Katy Limited

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The Katy Limited, upstairs in the main house, is named after one of the MKT passenger trains.  The large bedroom is complete with a King bed, wardrobe holding the refrigerator, flat-screen TV. Two large chairs provide comfortable seating.  An electric fireplace adds romance to the room.  The newly renovated private bath includes a tub-shower combo and stylish fixtures.  Free WiFi is available through the Katy House.

The Bluebonnet Room

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The charming Bluebonnet Room upstairs in the main house reflects the comforts of the MKT passenger train for which it was named.  Appointed in farmhouse furniture, it offers a warmth and charm that will welcome you.  A bright, private bath with custom painted clawfoot tub and shower complete the picture.  Like all our guest rooms, the Bluebonnet features a flat-screen TV with cable and free WiFi.

Katy Tower Cottage

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Discover the Katy Tower Cottage known for its intimate and cozy design. The Katy Tower Cottage is 1 of 3 private cottages found on the historic, downtown Katy House property. This Cottage offers everything you need to feel comfortable throughout your stay, including cozy furnishings, mini-fridge, Keurig coffee maker, queen bed, a flat-screen TV and wireless internet access! The original shiplap walls and large whirlpool tub provide the perfect romantic retreat.

The Katy Tower Cottage offers a private deck perfect for sitting outside and enjoying a fresh cup of coffee or glass of wine (it's 5'oclock somewhere). Guests are tucked away for privacy and the cottage is only a few steps away from the back porch of the main house. Set your own temperature preferences by using comfortable and quiet air conditioning and heating mini-split.

Conductor’s Quarters Cottage

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Discover the Conductor’s Quarters Cottage known for its intimate and cozy homestay design. The Conductor’s Quarters Cottage is 1 of 3 private cottages found on the historic, downtown Katy House property. This Cottage offers everything you need to feel comfortable throughout your stay, including cozy furnishings, King Bed, large kitchenette with refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker, a flat-screen TV and wireless internet access! The private bath includes a clawfoot tub and overhead shower.

Perfect for short-term or longer stays, the Conductor’s Quarters Cottage is just a few steps away from the back porch of the main house.  This cottage is tucked away for privacy boasting many of the comforts of home. Set your own temperature preferences by using comfortable and quiet air conditioning and heating mini-split.

This spacious and intimate Cottage is located on the second level (above the Garden Cottage). Fun fact: An MKT (Missouri–Kansas–Texas) Railway conductor actually lived in this room for years.

Garden Cottage

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Discover the Garden Cottage known for its charming home-away-from-home design. The Garden Cottage is 1 of 3 private cottages found on the historic, downtown Katy House property. This Cottage offers everything you need to feel comfortable throughout your stay, including cozy furnishings, full kitchen, full-size couch, queen bed, flat-screen TV and wireless internet access! The spacious Garden Cottage is also the only first-floor accessible room with a full kitchen on the Katy House property.

Perfect for short-term or longer stays, the Garden Cottage is just a few steps away from the back porch of the main house.  This large recently renovated studio cottage is tucked away for privacy boasting all the comforts of home. Set your own temperature preferences by using comfortable and quiet air conditioning and heating mini-split.

Texas Special plus Adjoining Room

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Use this room option to reserve The Texas Special AND the add-on adjoining room (the adjoining room adds two twin beds).

The spacious Texas Special is the original master bedroom upstairs in the main house.  The comfortable king size bed and furnishings create a luxurious feel.  The private balcony, outfitted with wicker furniture and a ceiling fan provides a bird's eye view of downtown Smithville.  An electric Franklin fireplace adds to the romance. The room also features an in-room refrigerator, flat-screen television, cable, DVD player and free WiFi.  The large private bath with marble walls includes a clawfoot tub and overhead shower.

The optional adjoining room contains two twin beds. Please book the "Texas Special plus Adjoining Room" if you'd like to add the adjoining room.

This room filled with the unique artwork of local artist Judy Paul.

Fun fact: Willie Nelson filmed a portion of his music video, Just Breathe, in the Texas Special.