The Villa Bed & Breakfast

1723 25th Street, Galveston, Texas 77550
Innkeeper(s): Linda Waldren
  • Introduction

    The Villa Bed & Breakfast - Galveston, TexasFeatured in Galveston Monthly Magazine and the Galveston Island ArtWalk April 2010, this painting of The Villa Bed & Breakfast by Gayle Reynolds of The Water's Edge Gallery, captures all the ambiance and tranquility of this beautiful Mediterranean style home on Galveston Island in Galveston, Texas.

    The wide custom made entry door welcomes our guests to The Villa B & B into a large entry hall.

    The staircase is ideal for bridal pictures especially when the sun is streaming in the window or with the beauty of evening chandelier lighting.

    The Villa Bed & Breakfast main parlor

    Following a warm welcome in the large entry hall, you will be given a tour of the main parlor and dining room where a breakfast, that is a treat to your pallet, will be served each morning. You are welcome to enjoy the quiet, enclosed courtyard at the rear of the house, surrounded by many varieties of beautiful blossoms. A nice spot to enjoy your morning coffee or relax on our shaded deck, with a glass of wine or a nice cool refreshing glass of iced tea after a busy day of touring or shopping.

  • Inn Offerings

    The Villa Bed & Breakfast dining room

    Each morning a lovely three course breakfast is served at 9:00 am in the dining room. Plan to start your day in a fabulous way! Then enjoy the newspaper, a good book or television in the living room or one of the outside decks or patios before heading out to enjoy the many attractions on Galveston Island. The house also features WiFi for easy internet access.

    The Villa has three enchanting bedrooms, located upstairs, furnished with distinctive elegance and adorned with beautiful antiques. Each room is decorated in it's own unique style, and has its own private bath.

    Start your day with a delicious gourmet breakfast prepared by Linda, then board the Trolley across the street on the corner of 25th and O 1/2 for a ride to the famous and Historic Strand shopping area to browse the many antique shops, gift shops and candy factories; or you may choose to visit one the many historical sites including the Seaport Museum, Railroad Museum, The 1894 Opera House and many other interesting historical sites. Galveston offers an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. Information is available at our registration desk.

    The Villa Bed & Breakfast private courtyardAt The Villa we have two very precious mascots, Miss Dolly and Taz, who welcome each guest with a wagging tail and a joyful small bark. Our mascots are of the Bischon Frise breed and are hypo-alergenic, they do not shed and have no dander. It has been stated in many breeder books that this breed is one of the few that persons with allergies can enjoy and have the love of a pet.

    The private courtyard is set off the back of the house and features shade, quiet seating areas, a covered deck and Bar B Que pit for grilling. The courtyard is also ideal for small parties, weddings or event functions. Catering allowed.

    The Villa is available for weddings and wedding receptions.. Book Now! Visit our Weddings page for more information.

    The Villa Bed and Breakfast French Toast BreakfastLocated just 4 blocks from the beach and in The Silk Stocking Historic District. This Charming Mediterranean Style Home was built in 1914 and opened as a Bed and Breakfast in 2004. Centrally located, you will be just minutes from the many attractions Galveston has to offer. Furnished with wonderful antiques, you are sure to enjoy the historic ambiance and friendly atmosphere. All sleeping chambers are on the second floor and all have private baths. A full three course breakfast is served in the dining room each morning. The Villa's court yard is ideal for outdoor wedding ceremonies with seating for up to 50 people. The Villa B & B is perfect for weddings/receptions under 75 people. Call today to schedule a consultation.

  • Weddings

    The Villa Bed & Breakfast WeddingThe Villa offers private courtyard weddings. With a beautiful garden setting that includes a gazebo for the bride and groom, this lovely courtyard offers a variety of layouts from small intimate ceremonies to weddings for up to 50 of your closest family and friends. With three sleeping chambers upstairs, book the whole house and include your maid of honor and best man in a weekend stay! Be sure you and your groom get The Provence or Bordeaux Room. Both have private Jacuzzi water-jetted tubs. The Provence tub is large enough for two! During peak season, space is limited so reserve early!

  • Taz and Dolly

    The Villa Bed & Breakfast Taz and Dolly - the Inn Dogs

    Taz and Dolly are our resident mascots. They are considered hypo-allergenic, they don't shed and are the perfect pet for those with allergies.

  • Accolades

    U.S. Commerce Association’s Award Plaque Honors the Achievement

    NEW YORK, NY, April 22, 2010 -- For the second consecutive year, The Villa Bed and Breakfast has been selected for the 2010 Best of Galveston Award in the Bed & Breakfast Inns category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA).

    The USCA "Best of Local Business" Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the USCA identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and community.