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Coppersmith Inn Bed and Breakfast

1914 Avenue M , Galveston, TX 77550 USA (Show map)
4.6
236 Reviews
$159 - $209
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About

In its third century on Galveston Island, an historic seaport of the 1800's. This charming 1887 Queen Anne Victorian with gingerbread trim, double verandah, and turret tower, surrounds every guest with warmth and friendliness. Spectacular winding staircase of teak, walnut, and curly pine, highlighted by stained glass windows and cobalt blue transoms. Heirloom antiques and accessories are displayed throughout the house in a warm and inviting atmosphere. With five bedrooms, three in the main house and two outbuildings, all with private baths. A full and hardy country breakfast is served family style in the antique dining room. The home, designed by Alfred Mueller, a renowned architect from Germany, was designed for Howard Carnes the cashier of the Morgan's Louisiana and Texas Railroad and Steamship Company. The second owner, Paul Shean was a coppersmith from Ireland, hence the name Coppersmith Inn Bed & Breakfast

Reviews

Overall
4.6

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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Onsite Dining4.7

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Charming and lovely

4.4 on March 03, 2015

Lovely Victorian place. Ellen and Blair were warm and friendly hosts. Food was wonderful and delicious. The bed was a very comfortable feather bed. Perfectly located to see the sights around.


Coppersmith Inn

4.6 on February 27, 2015

Ellen and Blair demonstrated a very real interest in making our stay a memorable experience. We can't wait to get back to our ado adopted city and new favorite place to stay!


My getaway weekend in Galveston

4.2 on February 02, 2015

I really enjoyed my stay at Coppersmith Inn, the owners were very sweet and the room was clean and really nice. I will stay there again.


Over night business trip

5 on January 29, 2015

My Wife and I were traveling from Dallas to Galveston to present a charitable donation check to the Shriners Burn Hospital for children, in conjunction with the Texas Self Storage Association's fund raising efforts. We needed to have someplace to stay so we would not have to leave Dallas at 4AM to be n Galveston in time for the presentation. Coppersmith Inn was the perfect choice. Our preference is to stay in historic B&Bs, and this one fit the bill perfectly. The hosts were warm and friendly along with their two Boston Terriers. We visited over a wonderful breakfast and they shared some of the history of the house. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay there.


Wedding Stay

5 on January 28, 2015

We were in town to attend a wedding. Blair and Ellen gave us great tips on places to eat during our free time, and some points of interest for the next leg of our journey. The house was very nice and we enjoyed staying in the Jasmine room. Breakfasts were great and if our travels bring us back to Galveston, Coppersmith will be our first choice of the place to stay.


Coppersmith Inn

4.0 on January 28, 2015

My husband and I enjoyed our stay. It was our first B&B experience, and we plan to return. The Carriage House is perfect for a romantic getaway. Thank you for the wonderful experience.


quick trip

5 on January 21, 2015

we travel for busines and often stay at a hotel since it is just a one nigh stay, but wanted a little change so booked the Coppersmith Inn after checking it out online . Ellen was so gracious she stayed late to welcome us, gave us great suggestions for dinner and had homemade cookies! The house was beautiful and the breakfst was delicious, need more time to go back and stay again!


Exceeded Expectations

5 on December 04, 2014

I took my girlfriend there for her birthday and it was the first time for both of us that we stayed at a B&B and everything was exceptional from the hospitality, the accommodations, to the gourmet breakfasts. Highly recommended.


A Superior Experience

5 on November 18, 2014

My husband and I were looking for a B&B to stay in before we set sail from the Galveston port on our honeymoon cruise. After a Google search we came upon Coppersmith Inn and the rest is history...we will forever be B&B connoisseur! CI is a gorgeous home in the historic district and its rooms and atmosphere have just as much class and character as its Innkeepers, who are friendly and eager to please. The bedrooms are beautiful and comfortable and the breakfast is world class. I definitely recommend it to anyone looking to rid themselves of the stiff, cookie-cutter hotel scene and indulge in the local flare of their vacation destination.


Awesome accommodations!

4.8 on November 13, 2014

My husband and I stayed only 1 night. The room was immaculate and the in keepers are awesome! Sure to return!


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Rooms & Rates

Carriage House

A spacious L-shaped suite, A private staircase entrance from the garden deck. A Jacuzzi for two, vaulted timbered ceiling, king-size bed, in-room TV, DVD and CD player. Private Bathroom. Sitting area with a coffee maker and small refrigerator, a sofa that makes into a queen size bed and two chairs for guests. The Jacuzzi is located in the corner of the "L". This room is family and pet friendly. (Please call for approval for pets)

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Queen

Clara''s Cottage

The room has a king-size bed as well as an intriguing loft sleeping area which is tucked away in the 14-foot ceilings. The cottage is the original summer kitchen of the house and has a private entrance and a welcoming porch. The sitting room suite has wicker chairs, a boat table and a vintage kitchen cabinet which is stocked with a refrigerator, coffee maker and lots of family games. The suite has a large private bath with a claw foot tub, shower and pedestal sink. The cottage has access to the secluded wine patio!

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Double

Victoria''s Room

Room offers a private balcony, gas fireplace with a mirror decorated mantel piece and claw foot tub, shower ,and period antiques. The nickel-plated queen-size bed is dressed with a welcoming feather bed and luxurious linens. The private balcony is accessed through a walk through window!

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Jasmine''s Garden Room

A large room preferred by the men and loved by the ladies, with Baroque Plum walls accented with gold ceiling trim. Large bay windows, beautiful burl and wood grain faux finishing, covered in lace curtains overlooking the side garden. King-size iron bed with a fluffy down topper, comfortable antique couch, antique armoire with beveled mirrors. Private bath with gold accessories and shower stall!

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Heather's Rose

A gentle and elegant room with heirloom antiques from the 1870's, Rose garlands stenciled around the room. East Lake high-back queen-size bed so comfortable people find it hard to get up. Art Nouveau armoire, large bay windows. Private bath with silver accessories and large shower stall!

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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Location

Location Type

Bird Sanctuary, Historic Dowtown, Beach, Island, Vista oceano, Tropical

Airport

Houston, TX (HOU-Hobby) 40 miles

Directions to property:

I-45 becomes Broadway. Go to intersection of 19th St and Broadway. Turn right (south) 3 streets, to Ave M. turn right go 3 houses on right

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Annual Historic Home Tour, Dickens on the Strand, Schlitterbaun Water Park, Mardi Gras, Johnson Space Center, Moody Gardens, IMAX, Aquarium, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Private Home Bed and Breakfast, Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, Computer, Copier, Fax Machine, Telephone, Wedding Facilities , Garden Sitting Area, Beach towels, mats, ice chest, Free parking for Cruise Customers, Picnic Tables with Umbrella, Complimentary snacks,soft drinks,coffee& water

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Videos, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycles, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Beautiful Public Beaches, Moody Gardens, Air Museum, Opera house, Outdoor musicals, Cruise Ships, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 2 - 5 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Outside
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Outside only
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Children in Cottage & Carriage House
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Weekends, Holidays, Special Event Weekends,
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: One night deposit required for one to two night reservations. Three night and longer stays require deposit of 1/2 of total stay.
  • Cancellations: One night stays are non refunable. Two weeks prior to rental date for two or more night stays. One month prior for holidays, special events or multiple rooms rented.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Ellen Whaley

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

Dogs , Boston Terriers

About the innkeepers

Gardening, fishing, golf, beach excursions,travel,wine tasting,dancing

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Meals

Breakfast

Full Country

  • Time Served: 9:00am
  • Serving Location: room for honeymooners, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian


Signature Dish

Coppersmith Stuffed French Toast
Texas size french slices gently dipped into a delicious batter which is browned to golden perfection and sprinkled with powdered sugar. Served with a choice of syrups, jams and jellies.


Details

1914 Avenue M , Galveston, TX 77550 USA (Show map)

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