When should you plan a trip to Waco, TX?
Waco experiences all four seasons even though it's located in a state that is generally thought of as being warm year-round. The warmest time of year begins in early June and lasts until late September. The temperatures don't really cool down much until the end of October, and even then, the average daily high is around 70 degrees Fahrenheit. The coolest time of year starts at the end of November and lasts until the end of February with an average high of 66 degrees. It gets really cool around early January with lows around 40 degrees and daily highs of about 60 degrees.
If you're looking to get a tan while you're in Waco, you'll want to head there in late May. The cloud cover is at its lowest starting at this time and lasts all the way to about the middle of November. The clouds are more plentiful from mid-November to around the end of May, with it being cloudy about 45 percent of the time. Getting rained on isn't that likely with an average chance of precipitation holding around 25 percent on any given day between October to June. It's even drier during the remaining months with an average of 16 percent chance for rain. You can be sure that you'll have good weather just about any time of year you happen to be in Waco.
Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Waco, TX:
Waco by Star Rating
Below are 3 charts demonstrating mean rate trends by star rating class in Waco, TX. You can use these charts to determine the most cost effective seasons to stay in Waco for any future trips.
What luxury hotels are best for travelers to Waco, TX?
4 Star Average Prices: $125.67
If you're planning on staying a while or just want the most from your hotel room, the Home2 Suites by Hilton Waco is the hotel for you. This all-suite hotel offers spacious rooms with everything you need to get comfortable. The room features a flat-screen TV with premium channels, work desk with ergonomic chair, branded bedding and mattress for an excellent night of sleep, free WiFi, and a sofa bed. The kitchen comes equipped with a microwave and full-sized refrigerator, coffee maker, and toaster. You can check out an induction burner cooktop from the front desk for free. Flatware and cookware are included in the room.
Home2 Suites by Hilton Waco also features amenities that include a fitness room and outdoor pool, free breakfast, a business center, and laundry facilities. There's an outdoor fire pit, fireplaces, and patio grills for those days you don't want to cook or eat indoors. Pets are also allowed for an extra fee.
Homewood Suites by Hilton Waco is another hotel that offers spacious rooms and luxuries for a comfortable stay. Book a one or two bedroom suite at the hotel — both feature a fully equipped kitchen. The suites come with a flat-screen TV with premium cable channels, black-out curtains, dining table with chairs, coffee maker and coffee, full-size refrigerator, microwave, two-burner cooktop, flatware and cookware, bathroom amenities, and an iron.
The hotel offers a free hot breakfast daily, a 24-hour convenience store, free beverage area, coin laundry, a lounge, and a snack shop. There's a business center with free printing service and photocopier. If you want to keep up with your fitness routines, there's a fitness room, walking track, pool, and basketball court for you to get your sweat on.
What are the best affordable hotel options for a trip to Waco, Texas?
3 Star Average Prices: $91.90
When you want something a little extra in a hotel without the cost, you'll like what the Quality Inn & Suites Near University has to offer. The hotel is a short distance from Baylor University and is also close to Magnolia Market at the Silos and the Dr. Pepper Museum. Rooms are outfitted with a flat-screen TV with premium channels, coffee maker, table with chairs, and a daily newspaper. Some rooms come with a pull-out sofa and a desk with office chair. Some rooms have an en-suite whirlpool tub. Efficiency suites have full kitchens with stove, microwave, full-sized refrigerator, and cookware. The hotel itself has amenities that include free WiFi, a free hot breakfast daily, indoor pool and hot tub, and a business center.
The Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Waco Northwest offers affordable rooms with excellent amenities both in its rooms and around the hotel property. Rooms come with flat-screen TVs with premium channels and video games, an iPod docking station with clock radio, a work desk with lamp, a desk-level electrical outlet and extension cord or power strip at the desk, blackout shades, branded bathroom amenities, a kitchenette with mini-fridge, a microwave, a coffee and tea maker with free supplies, and a free morning newspaper.
The Holiday Inn has an indoor heated pool and whirlpool, fully equipped fitness center open 24 hours, free WiFi and wired internet, business center, and a full-service restaurant and bar.