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2 Br/1 Ba • Sleeps 4 • 750 SF

Great Brazos Views, the Brazos River Bend Cabin, a unique getaway in Waco!

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Due to the current pandemic, we have enhanced our existing cleaning protocols. In addition to our very thorough cleanings between every stay, all surfaces inside The River Cabin, including door handles, light switches, counters and tabletops, devices, hand rails and appliances, are cleaned with a CDC-approved disinfectant. Our guest's health, safety and well being are our top priority.
 
Freshly modern with a rustic feel, this unique 2 br cabin located on the Brazos River bank is the perfect location for that unplanned getaway. If offers remarkable views of the Brazos River as you enjoy a quiet evening on the deck grilling steaks and sipping that favorite beverage. The close proximity to Waco attractions such as The Magnolia Market and Baylor University, makes this the perfect spot for active days and restful evenings.
 
The kitchen has a full size stove with an oven, refrigerator, freezer, microwave and an outdoor gas grill.  If you chose to cook, all pots and pans, grilling utensils are available.  There are steps down from the main floor to the kitchen and bathroom.  This may be unsuitable for guests that have difficulty with steps or small children.
 
 
Great views of the river from the deck but no fishing and no swimming is allowed at the cabin.
 
One night stays not available on week-ends.
Higher rates apply during Baylor football games and special events.
 
 
Distance to Local Attractions:
 
Waco Regional Airport:  3.3 miles
Extraco Events Center:  8 miles
Waco Convention Center:  5 miles
Waco Tourist Information Center:  6 miles
Magnolia Market and Silo District:  6 miles
Dr. Pepper Museum:  6 miles
Baylor University/McLane Stadium:  5.5 miles
Ferrell Center:  6.7 miles
McLennan Community College:  3 miles
Texas State Technical College:  8 miles
Cottonwood Creek Golf Course:  10 miles
Earl Harrison House and Pape Gardens:  4 miles
Brazos Park East Boat Ramp:  2.7 miles
Mayborn Museum Complex:  6 miles
Waco Mammoth National Monument:  .7 miles
Magnolia Table:  8 miles
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum:  6 miles
Texas Sports Hall of Fame:  6 miles
Waco Suspension Bridge/Downtown:  5 miles
Cameron Park Zoo:  4 miles
BSR Cable Park:  12 miles
Homestead Heritage:  9 miles
L-3 Platform Integration: 8 miles
Allergan:  15 miles
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Hillcrest:  14 miles
 
If you "Instant Book" this property through Homeaway or any of it's affiliated sites, we will send you an invoice for the rent portion of your stay directly from Waco Vacation Rentals.  You are paying for their booking fee on their site at the time of booking.

Reviews

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We enjoyed our time at the cabin. We appreciated the guidebook and it's recommendations. Location is out of the downtown area but very quaint and peaceful! - (Oct 2021 - VRBO)


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This is a great place to stay! The view of the river is so nice and the beds are very comfy. We would love to come back here again. - (Oct 2021 - Airbnb)


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The place was off the charts super cute ! We would come back and bring our adult girls and husbands if the fishing access were better and we could bring our pups! - (Oct 2021 - VRBO)


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It's quiet and very comfortable for 2 couples. - (Oct 2021 - VRBO)


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We absolutely loved this property! It was the perfect place for a girls getaway! The location was just what we were looking for, a quick drive to magnolia to shop and peaceful seclusion to relax! Highly recommend. - (Oct 2021 - VRBO)


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Great view of the river, nice touches, lots of information about waco given. - (Sep 2021 - Airbnb)


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Nice stay on the Brazos. Excellent AC & relaxing hammock in the front yard. Feelings of country in the city. - (Sep 2021 - Airbnb)


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We enjoyed our stay at the cabin. It was quaint and comfortable. We were able to relax and still be close to the activities in town. - (Sep 2021 - Airbnb)


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The property was perfect for our mother daughter trip. Conveniently located to many amenities. - (Aug 2021 - Airbnb)


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Fantastic getaway with a wonderful view of the Brazos! Completely renovated, super charming & clean! Loved all the updates & decor. Beds were soft & comfy but sheets could use an upgrade. It would have been nice to be more secluded, however we were never disturbed despite being feet away from another house with a clear view to the dining room & backyard through the slatted fence from the deck. Nevertheless, the accommodations were excellent & it's a great value for the money. We'd certainly do it again. - (Aug 2021 - Airbnb)


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We had a relaxing time of getaway. - (Aug 2021 - Airbnb)


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Loved the pergola and water view. Soft beds and darling house. - (Aug 2021 - Airbnb)


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The cottage was charming and beautifully decorated. The beds were very comfortable. The location is excellent for all the locations around Waco. Would definitely stay there again. The hosts were available should we of needed anything. - (Aug 2021 - Airbnb)


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Great place for a quiet getaway. The cabin was clean and exactly what we needed for the weekend we had planned. - (Jul 2021 - Airbnb)


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Beautiful place! - (Jul 2021 - Airbnb)


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Nestled in the woods, yet close to activities. Very peaceful getaway! - (Jul 2021 - Airbnb)


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Great cabin for two friends who needed a little down time. - (Jun 2021 - Airbnb)


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Beautiful wooded setting along the river. Very cute, colorful and comfortable cabin! We had everything we needed...highly recommend! - (Jun 2021 - Airbnb)


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The cabin was perfectly clean and beautifully decorated. The location on the river is very peaceful. The owners went above and beyond to address a couple of issues I had with the cabin. They even improved the internet service so I could work remotely while I was there. The property manager responded promptly to my questions. - (Jun 2021 - Airbnb)


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The location was private and quiet with a nice view. They did great with the decor; it was cozy and very clean. The beds were also comfortable, and we enjoyed the hammocks. - (Jun 2021 - Airbnb)


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Fantastic place. The patio is great-so calming to sit and watch the river go by. Impeccably decorated and clean, it serves as a great homebase for Waco excursions. (Waco Mammoth National Monument is just minutes away, and very worth your time!) Easy to find, even in the dark, and we enjoyed the treats there for us :) There is a useful Chromecast, as well as a subtle Google Home that shares informative and actually helpful tourist recommendations about Waco-good use of tech here! Host was very communicative and proactively reached out about a temporary issue we encountered and how they were addressing it already-I appreciated knowing that they knew. All in all, highly recommend if you need a couple days to relax and explore Waco. - (Jun 2021 - Airbnb)


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We were visiting Waco for the weekend and this was a nice place to sit and relax after a day of visiting the sites. - (Jun 2021 - Airbnb)


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We loved our stay in the cabin. The hosts were extremely accommodating. Myself, and our child, really loved the treats they left for us, and we are a few too many! The location was convenient to most things. I'm super picky in regards to my sleep, but the bed was amazing!! We had a great long weekend. - (May 2021 - Airbnb)


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Brazos river beauty. Easy check in and comfy beds! - (May 2021 - Airbnb)


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This spot made for a great girl's weekend adventure! The back deck is beautiful. All our questions were answered (Netflix access was in question), and they left us some really great snacks and beverages, to boot!! - (May 2021 - Airbnb)


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Great location- close enough to the city but also felt like we could rest in the middle of the woods! - (Apr 2021 - Airbnb)


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Beautiful view. Very cute little house. Everything was very clean and comfortable. - (Apr 2021 - Airbnb)


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Place was beautiful, and serene! Wonderful location! The owners for whom share the property were also very nice & inviting as well as kept to themselves, as if they weren't even there next door... Wanted the place for my own, it was so beautiful! - (Apr 2021 - Airbnb)


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This place was the perfect place for a girls' weekend with my granddaughter! - (Apr 2021 - Airbnb)


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This was the perfect place to stay for a long weekend visiting our daughter at Baylor. It was the perfect alternative to staying in a cramped hotel room. The deck overlooking the river was the perfect place to have coffee in the am, and wine and cheese in the evening. The hosts were so thoughtful with little extras. We can't wait to return. - (Mar 2021 - Airbnb)


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We were thoroughly impressed with how spotlessly CLEAN this place was! I couldn't have found a crumb if I tried. Very unique & stylish space with all the necessities you might need. Also a very short drive to Waco! Would definitely stay here again and would recommend it to anyone visiting Waco. - (Mar 2021 - Airbnb)


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We had such an enjoyable time here. We just needed a quick little get away and this was perfect!! Thank you!! - (Mar 2021 - VRBO)


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This was a perfect place for our family of 3. The property was clean and nicely furnished. It's a funky little place, and the deck has a lovely view of the River. Our teen loved the swing in the back bedroom. We will definitely use this property again! - (Mar 2021 - Airbnb)


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This place was perfect. It was absolutely adorable. Very comfortable and close to everything. I would absolutely stay here again. The welcome card, wine and snacks were much appreciated. - (Mar 2021 - Airbnb)


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If you're looking for a quiet retreat and just want to enjoy nature yet still be close to some great shopping and restaurants than this the perfect spot! My husband and I loved our trip here and plan to be back in the future. - (Mar 2021 - Airbnb)


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Enjoyed our stay. Great location - (Mar 2021 - Airbnb)


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Perfect place for a getaway. - (Feb 2021 - Airbnb)


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We absolutely loved our stay here in this cute little cabin! The space was stylishly decorated and had so many little touches! It was the perfect place for a weekend getaway! - (Feb 2021 - Airbnb)


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This Waco stay was beautiful!!. The decor and overall views were the best part. - (Feb 2021 - Airbnb)


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This was an amazing house with a relaxing atmosphere. The house is less than 15 minutes from everything you want to see in Waco. The house has the cutest touches and it was very clean. - (Jan 2021 - Airbnb)


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We had such a lovely stay here! The view from the bbq was great and we got to experience some snow fall during our stay which turned the whole property in a winter wonderland. The arrival wine and snacks were also such a thoughtful treat. - (Jan 2021 - Airbnb)


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great location, wonderful amenities and sparkling clean! - (Jan 2021 - Airbnb)


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We had forgotten to bring extra snacks for the weekend. Good thing HEB was only 9 min away. This place is hidden in such a wonderful location having the river in the backyard and trails close by. Best part is having coffee and breakfast in the deck early morning. - (Dec 2020 - Airbnb)


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This is a great get place to relax and enjoy the outdoors. Also very close to shopping in Waco, but away from the hustle and bustle of downtown. - (Dec 2020 - Airbnb)


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Cabin was super clean. The river view is amazing. - (Nov 2020 - Airbnb)


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This place is a great get away while still being inside Waco. It is peaceful, but kind of small. Me and my boyfriend did however enjoy it very much. Would recommend. - (Oct 2020 - Airbnb)


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Cute little property surrounded by beautiful trees and lots of wide open outdoor space. The property was extremely clean. We really enjoyed the wine and snacks provided by the host - (Oct 2020 - Airbnb)


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We enjoyed our stay. My wife loved the look and feel of the cottage. It's a short 15 min drive into downtown. I would recommend this location for a weekend escape. - (Oct 2020 - VRBO)


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The guest house was a perfect weekend getaway for me and my friends! Very close to town, but feels secluded. Easy check-in and check-out, some snacks provided, and high tech touches. - (Sep 2020 - Airbnb)


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"Would strongly recommend this place" - (Sep 2020 - Airbnb)


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"The Brazos River Bend home was absolutely adorable and the gazebo was the most utilized area of our stay. This hidden gem was a great escape for three friends who have been sheltering in place since March. This was our first getaway since January and oh my was it needed. This home and the area was a great place to relax and enjoy friends. We had a minor issue of no fault of anyone and the Waco Vacation rental team and the owner Paul both responded immediately and handled the situation. We thoroughly enjoyed the home; it did not disappoint and the property itself. Perfect for a group of 4. We are already looking to see when we can come back . Thank you to everyone for such a lovely weekend getaway!" - (Sep 2020 - Airbnb)


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This location is perfect for a girls getaway. The views are fantastic and the cabin is spotless. I would highly recommend this place. - (Aug 2020 - Airbnb)


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We celebrated my 10 year old granddaughters birthday as well as my 82 year old mothers in this adorable cabin. Everything thing was perfect. The decor is fun , the beds are comfortable, great shower , nice laundry room , cute kitchen , plenty of space in living area and fabulous deck . The owners are so kind and communicative. Location is perfect as well . We plan on returning. 5 stars all around ! - (Aug 2020 - HomeAway)


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Amenities Included

Accommodations

  • Breakfast Not Available
  • Dinner Not Available
  • Lunch Not Available
  • Meals Guests Furnish Own

Amenities

  • A/C - Air Conditioning
  • Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron Board
  • Linens
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels
  • Washer

Arrival Day

  • Flexible

Attractions

  • Festivals
  • Health Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Car

  • Necessary
  • Recommended

Cleaning / Safety

  • Cleaning Disinfection
  • Enhanced Cleaning Practices
  • Self Checkin Checkout

Entertainment

  • Television

General Amenities

  • 2 Queen Sized Beds
  • Air Conditioning

Kitchen / Dining

  • Area
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Leisure

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Water Sports
  • Wildlife Viewing

Local

  • Atm Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Location Type

  • River
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Outdoor

  • Grill

Safety

  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • First Aid Kit
  • Outdoor Lighting
  • Smoke Detector

Sports

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Suitability

  • Ceiling Fan(s)
  • Children Welcome
  • Events Not Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Not Allowed

Themes

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
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