The Villa Bed and Breakfast

1723 25th , Galveston, TX 77550 USA (Show map)


Following a warm welcome in the large entry hall, you will be given the tour of the comfortable main parlor and the dining room where breakfast will be served each morning. You are welcome to enjoy the quiet, enclosed patio at the rear of the house. Adorned in many varieties of beautiful blossoms, this is a nice place to have your morning coffee or relax with a glass of wine after a busy day of touring or shopping. The Villa has three comfortable bedrooms, all located upstairs, all furnished with antiques. Each room has its own bath.



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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.5
  • Onsite Dining4.8

The Villa B&B

4.2 on August 12, 2017

Stayed here while celebrating a birthday in Galveston. Linda is a gem. Gives recommendations for food, activities, and how to get around. Highly recommend this place. Clean and tidy. Her breakfast was amazing. P.S. Rumor had it she was selling the place but she is NOT, she is there to stay.


5 on August 17, 2016

My wife and I had an amazing stay here! The bed was comfy, the jacuzzi tub was huge, and the balcony was great! The best parts were, the delightful hostess, her awesome breakfast (better than IHOP), and her well behaved poodle! We absolutely recommend staying here!

1st stay at a B&B

4.4 on August 13, 2016

Didn't know what to expect but was very satisfied with location and services.

First stay at a Bed & Breakfast

4.4 on August 02, 2016

Easy booking. Great pictures of house and rooms on the site. Linda was very helpful with maps and ideas as to sites to see. Chef Linda also served a splendid 3 course breakfast. Snacks ,water, sodas and coffee were also available free in the hall near the bedrooms.

A great experience!

4.8 on June 14, 2016

Friendly hostess, beautiful antiques, comfortable bed, fabulous breakfast, short walk to Pleasure Pier! We had a great stay. I would highly recommend this cute B&B.

A divine treat by coast

5 on May 16, 2016

A quick last minute decision to stay on the island after running into friends. Our host, Linda was welcoming, even calling me by my name as I was walking up to the Villa. Linda gave my fiance and me suggestions for eating out that night and even things to do the next day. Great hospitality and a very comfortable bed and a lovely breakfast. #nomorehotels :)

Beyond what we expected!

5 on April 25, 2016

Linda is the best host, and makes you feel welcome and right at home! The house was nice, with a family home type atmosphere. The breakfast was out of this world good! We sat and talked with Linda and the other guests for hours, and really enjoyed our stay.

Best B&B in Galveston

5 on April 04, 2016

I have stayed here several times over the last 6 years. It is like a home away from home. Linda always makes you feel so welcome. The breakfast is always great and filling. She gives great ideas for things to do on the island. I highly recommend this B&B for anyone who wants to get away and just relax. Tammy Duncan

Wonderful B&B

5 on March 23, 2016

Everything was perfect! Linda is a wonderful hostess. She oriented us to the island, providing ideas of things to see and do. Daily full breakfast was delicious and filling, allowing us to skip lunch.

Love this Place!

5 on March 10, 2016

We have stayed here twice and both times have been exceptional. Love this place. Will go back annually as the opportunity arises. Linda is a wonderful host. She is genuinely a woman who loves her guests. She is more than a host. She becomes family the more we stay with her.

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Rooms & Rates

The Provence Room

Also known by many as the Gold Room, has a beautiful antique Louis the XV bed (converted to queen size) and armoir; with an attached private bath complete with a jacuzzi tub for two. This room has the full front of the house for its balcony. This room also comes equipped with a television and dvd player.

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

The Bordeaux Room

Also known by many as the Purple Room has a enchanting antique four poster bed (converted to queen size) and private bath with a tub and french shower also has double sinks and large mirror. The private sunroom and small balcony off the rear of the house overlooking the courtyard is the ideal spot for that private morning cup of coffee or tea.

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

The CoteD'Azur Room

Also known lovingly by our Villa family guests as the Blue Room has an ornate antique white iron bed (converted to queen size) and a detached private bath with shower.

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

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Houston, TX (IAH-Bush Intercontinental) 65 miles

Directions to property:

I-45 South turns into Broadway. Broadway to 25th St(Rosenberg), turn right. Continue seven blocks to 1723 25th St. Large pink house on the corner of 25th St and O 1/2 Av.

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Inn Details

Room amenities


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  • Check In:: 4 PM to 6 PM
  • Check Out:: 11 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only smoking allowed outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Outside only
  • Suitable For Children: Limited children 12 and older welcome
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Some holidays and special local events require two or three night stay.
  • Accepted payments Other, VISA, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Visa or Master Card required to reserve rooms
  • Cancellations: Cancellation: One week for non-peak periods. Two weeks for peak periods.
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Linda Waldren

Languages spoken


Resident Pets

Cats , Dogs , Cats are out side only

About the innkeepers

Photography is one of my favorite things and I love to travel . My garden is special to me and I enjoy working in it.

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  • Time Served: 9 AM
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

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