The Cottage - The Gathering

  based on 19 reviews
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  • SQF 500
  •  wifi
  •  A/C
  •  Parking


Porch Light Hospitality presents, The Cottage- a completely renovated 1930’s German “outbuilding” with midcentury-modern style and amenities, located on a family-owned homestead in Fredericksburg, Tx.

Tucked away in a quiet neighborhood and a short 5 minute drive to Main Street, The Cottage is the perfect place to rest, relax and enjoy all that the Hill Country has to offer. One of five unique and private guesthouses that make up “The Gathering Guesthouses,” The Cottage offers the original feel of an historic red cinder block building with the appeal of luxe modern comfort.

The Space:

Bedroom: King sized bed with high-end linens, double-sided gas fireplace, oversized soaker tub, TV with Roku.

Bathroom: Walk-in shower, bathroom amenities (soap, shampoo, conditioner, towels, robes, hair dryer, iron/board).

Kitchenette: Minifridge, microwave, coffee-maker with complimentary local grounds, dishware and dining nook.

Living Area: Velvet sofa, original vaulted tin ceilings, TV with Roku.

Outdoor Area: Private courtyard with hot tub and outdoor shower, fire pit (firelog provided), lounge seating and bistro table, TV with Roku.

* This guesthouse is completely private, no amenities are shared with other property guests.*

Other Notes:

-Check in at 4 PM, Check out at 11 AM (early check in available for a fee on request)

-Complimentary Wifi access

-No pets

-No smoking in unit


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1 Bathroom, 1 Bedroom, 1 Living room, 1 Toilet

  • Sleeping
    Bed linen, 1 King bed
  • Cooking
    Coffee machine, Microwave, Refrigerator, Toaster
  • Heating/Cooling
    Air conditioning, Ceiling fans, Central heating, Fireplace
  • Outside
    Outdoor Shower, Fire Pit, Outdoor Television
  • Entertainment
    Wireless Broadband Internet, TV (Cable)
  • Sanitary
    Hair dryer, Essentials, Shower, Towel-set, Hot Tub
  • Laundry
    Iron & Board
  • Miscellaneous
    Carbon Monoxide Detector, Fire Extinguisher, First aid kit, Smoke Detector
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Bedroom, 1 Living room, 1 Toilet
  • Parking
    Parking Included
  • Outside
    Private Porch
Children welcome, Pets not allowed, Smoking not allowed,Credit cards accepted, Accessible 24/7
Check in:
4:00 PM
Check out:
11:00 AM
based on 19 reviews
A lovely time!

My husband and I stayed here for our one year wedding anniversary and had such a lovely time. The place was very cozy and clean. We especially loved relaxing in the hot tub in the evenings. The location was perfect and centrally located to excellent dining options and all the nearby wineries! We hope to visit again soon!

Young couple  |  stayed in 1/2020

John (Sutton)

What a wonderful place. My only suggestion would be to meet the owner more. I know most like privacy, but I have liked a tour of the property for the next ti E.

Hi! Thank you for your review. We appreciate you feedback as well. We love giving our guests tours of other units as they are available and open; as our business has grown with now three properties - and still growing, let us know the next time you are here and we would be happy to arrange what we can for you regarding touring other units. Have a great day, Brenda

replied by the owner (3/26/2020 5:50:38 PM)

Mature couple  |  stayed in 11/2019

Paige Zapata (Arlington, Texas)

It was our first time visiting Fredericksburg, and we fell in love with the town. The Cottage is the perfect place to stay if you want to be close to Main Street. We may have spent more time on the patio than inside. The bed is incredibly comfortable, and the fireplace gave a romantic backdrop. We will definitely be back!

Not specified  |  stayed in 10/2019

Melissa Trigg (Fort Worth, TX)
A great couple’s getaway

We loved our time at The Cottage. We had a wonderful couple getaway. So many little details were included. We were very comfortable and enjoyed both down time and busy time. Highly recommend! We look forward to returning and trying another of the guest houses.

Mature couple  |  stayed in 6/2019

Cynthia Vanegas (The cottage )
We absolutely loved it...

We couldn’t have been more happy with our stay at the cottage. We have 7 children and were looking for a nice and quiet stay in a super sweet and cozy place and that’s exactly what we got with the cottage. It was the perfect size for the 2 of us. We spent Most of our time outside in our private area, sitting in the jacuzzi, watching tv, sipping wine and having the fire log going. I can’t say enough about how relaxed and comfortable we were there. We honestly didn’t want to leave. The inside fireplace was gorgeous, the old time tub was amazing to take a bath in. The bed was super comfy. The complimentary coffee was delicious. We felt truly blessed we found this little place. We joined a wine club and will be coming back often to enjoy our time with the gathering guest house..

Cynthia, We are so very glad that you enjoyed the Cottage. It was our first and perhaps our favorite of all of our units. Please do come back often. Michael

replied by the owner (4/15/2019 3:12:01 PM)

Young couple  |  stayed in 4/2019

Gary and Nancy (Maine)
Wicked Awesome!

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Cottage. We felt like we were surrounded by rustic luxury. The living area was stunning, the landscaping was gorgeous, and the private hot tub area was amazing. We are avid cyclists and the location allowed us to start many rides from our doorstep. We hope to return to Fredericksburg in the future and staying at the Cottage and the Gathering Place will be at the top of our list. As we say in Maine, it was "wicked awesome."

Thanks so much for your stay. We are so glad we were able to host you and make your time with us very special. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

replied by the owner (4/23/2019 10:39:18 PM)

Mature couple  |  stayed in 4/2019


We wanted to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life, and since it was Spring Break, really didn't want to hassle with the coast, and didn't want to stay in a hotel, so we headed for the Hill Country of Fredricksburg with some friends (who rented the Pumphouse). We loved this little hideaway...quiet and private, yet not too far from Downtown. We had some wine out on the patio with a fire going outside...very cozy indeed. I will say that since we are a mature couple, you may want to consider adding a few ADA amenities like a grab bar in the shower, higher commode, and a hand rail by the steps (my husband had difficulty during the night). Other than those minor details, we had a very pleasant stay. We will spread the word!!

We are so glad you joined us for Spring Break and had a great get away with friends. We apologize about the lack of ADA amenities at this property. It is a historical property almost 100 years old. Next time you come, check out the Melvin as it is ADA accessible. Hope you can return again soon!

replied by the owner (4/9/2019 1:11:44 PM)

Mature couple  |  stayed in 3/2019

Jon and Dani (The Cottage)
Romantic getaway

We have been here for almost 4 hours and never want to leave. If this place had a 2 burner range we could live here forever. The attention to detail in every way possible is perfect and all so welcoming. We will be referring this group to everyone and surely be back at one of these great locations in this quaint community.

Mature couple  |  stayed in 2/2019

Kyle (Houston)
We loved it!

We came across a listing for The Pumphouse while looking for a place to stay in Fredericksburg (first time for my husband). Unfortunately it was booked but The Cottage was not. We really loved the outdoor area - we watched the Super Bowl while sitting by the fire pit and hanging in the hot tub. My husband is the pickiest person in the world and even he loved it. In fact, we can't wait to come again - he's dying to stay in The Hideaway next time. Maybe even a big family vacation in The Farmhouse. This property is definitely the best place in Fredericksburg to stay!

Mature couple  |  stayed in 2/2019

Kelly Ireland (Grapevine)
Beautifully Peaceful

Our first time to Fredericksburg, what a charming little town! The Cottage was equally charming, so cozy and inviting, perfect for our 3 day getaway! We spent an equal amount of time outside, enjoying the hot tub and fire pit as we did inside enjoying the lush tub and fireplace! The Cottage is the perfect distance from town, lending the peacefulness of the country, yet just a short drive into town. We look forward to a return trip and trying another guest house at The Gathering or even your newest property Austin 412!!

Mature couple  |  stayed in 1/2019

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