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      Lobby Illustration by Jane Black Design

      A time to remember

      Step back in time and stay a while

      For some, it’s the experience. Rooms with every comfort considered. Menus to linger over. Grand ballrooms for celebrating. Others are drawn to the history. Architecture that tells a story. New details to discover on every visit.

      For nearly a century, the building on the corner of Washington Avenue and N. 7th Street has been a place where people gather to rest and relax, find inspiration, and celebrate. We’d love for you to join us.

      The Hotel

      Magnolia founders Chip and Joanna Gaines, together with AJ Capital, have re-envisioned this historic building to create a hospitality experience with 33 guest rooms, dining, over 6,600 square feet of event space, a rooftop terrace, and a retail shop featuring exclusive Magnolia-designed Hotel 1928 merchandise.

      Step Back in Time
      Rooftop Illustration by Jane Black Design
      Eat & Drink

      Within Hotel 1928 are three distinct restaurants, each with its own carefully-created menu and surroundings that reflect the fun-loving, yet sophisticated, spirit of the times. Whether you join us for a drink on the rooftop or enjoy a meal, it will be an experience to remember.

      Be nourished and merry
      Ballroom Illustration by Jane Black Design
      Event Spaces

      Hotel 1928 offers spaces unlike any other venue in Waco, with sweeping views of downtown and captivating details inside and out. Designed to suit both intimate gatherings and grand celebrations, groups of all sizes will feel welcomed and wowed.

      Gatherings to remember
      Around Waco

      With Magnolia and Baylor University so close by, there’s always something happening outside our front door. Whether you want to immerse yourself in nature or kick back in a coffee shop, your itinerary can match your mood.

      This small town has big plans for you