Hotels that achieve the prestigious Gold Award represent the top 10% of hotels within each Choice brand. The awards are based on a ranking system that measures guest satisfaction, product quality, room condition and cleanliness, and staff service. These properties have a proven track record of providing exceptional guest service and facilities.
The Cotton Belt Depot was open for passenger service from 1905 until 1956. The renovated Depot now houses the Tyler Transit Department and the Cotton Belt Depot Museum. The Museum's Bragg Collection contains around 200 locomotives and over 1,600 rail cars.