The Olivia Mansion

409 N Austin Street , Seguin, TX 78155 USA (Show map) Diamond Collection

Professionally Inspected & Certified Diamond Collection


The Olivia Mansion is a magnificent Victorian jewel nestled in Seguin's downtown historic district. Although it was the city's first home to have electricity and indoor plumbing, it now boasts suites with private baths, and whirlpools.The stunning staircases, exquisite antiques and meticulously landscaped grounds make the Olivia Mansion an unforgettable setting for a special getaway, wedding, or special event. Adorned 19th Century chandeliers, stained glass, the original unpainted woodwork and even a zinc-lined bourbon safe grace the interior of this historic landmark. Relax and enjoy the flavor of another era without sacrificing modern luxuries. Please note all rooms are UPSTAIRS and we do not have an elevator.



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

A lovely stay

5 on April 12, 2018

My husband and I stayed for two nights at Olivia mansion recently, and we can't wait to find time to return. We came across it while looking for another hotel in or near the New Braunfels area. I had never heard of it but we generally choose to stay in quirky, boutique hotels instead of generic ones. I'm so glad we discovered this gem! Breakfast each morning was fantastic, as is Melissa who serves you in the mornings. I also cannot say enough about the comfortable bed! Omg! We wished we could have brought it home with us. There isn't much to do in Seguin, but fortunately New Braunfels is just down the road and Olivia mansion is enough reason to go! We will be back.

Wonderful Anniversary stay

4.2 on April 09, 2018

We had a wonderful sleep. The room and breakfast were in excellent condition and staff was very friendly. We have already told others about th our stay and recommended they give it a try.

This B&B made our weekend

5 on February 28, 2018

We were greeted when we arrive which this b&b usually doesn't have but it was nice. She gave us a mini tour of the beautiful building. And filled us in on details of the town. I think the best part was that we could come and go and as we needed with out feeling like we were disturbing any one. The breakfast was wonderful. I will say the staff make this B&B, the girls live their job and you defiantly know it!

Luxury and Romance

5 on February 13, 2018

Private, luxurious, and so very Romantic!! We stayed in the Victoria suite. Every detail was perfect. The bed linens were lovely, the decor is beautiful. Downtown Seguin is so quaint and romantic. Perfect place to rekindle your relationship.

Our first getaway!

5 on December 04, 2017

This place was more than we expected. This trip was a first for my husband and I with no children and we couldn't have been more pleased with Olivia's Mansion. The breakfast is incredible, the rooms are perfect, and the inn keeper is very friendly and welcoming. We will be visiting here again and recommending this place to anyone headed to the area. Thank you so much for making our little getaway so perfect!


5 on September 28, 2017

I took my boyfriend for his 30th birthday, we stayed in the Madeline room and we absolutely loved it. Melissa was very helpful and recommended an excellent misuse in the area (keri). In addition she asked if we had any dietary restrictions for breakfast before hand. I would definitely be back stay, or possiblely rent the whole venue out. My only recommendation is that the owner add a Guest sign in book at the front, so everyone can sign it upon leaving. Thanks, Erika

Olivia mansion

5 on September 28, 2017

My friend and I stayed at the Olivia Mansion for her 40th birthday. It was a great girls’ weekend. The mansion is beautiful and we loved exploring Seguin.


5 on July 20, 2017

Amazing stay for me and my family. Had three rooms and where not disappointed. Highly recommended!

Amazingly unique

5 on July 14, 2017

We stayed in Victoria's room , which had a queen size bed and a whirlpool bath tub in room . It was beautifully decorated and had a nice touch : two white robes . What made our stay truly unique was that we were the only guests that night . It was truly an experience we never forget- no ghosts just a beautiful mansion all to ourselves . Property manager was super nice and accommodating

My stay at Olivia Mansion

5 on July 12, 2017

Four of us recently stayed at the Olivia Mansion and I personally was blown away! So gorgeous and perfectly cozy offering several opportunities to stop and admire the decor and history. The breakfast that was serviced was way beyond my expectations. We are already talking about planning another trip to the Olivia Mansion only this time we would like to stay longer!

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Rooms & Rates

Rebecca's Room

Charming and quaint, Rebecca's Room features a magnificent king-size canopy bed and lovely antiques. The room features a large and luxurious whirlpool tub, and separate shower. Guests enjoy complimentary WiFi and wireless internet access.

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

Victoria's Room

Favored as our bridal suite, Victoria's is a spacious and beatiful room with a king-size bed and lovely antiques. It also features an in-room luxurious whirlpool tub, and a separate stand-up shower. Guests enjoy complimentary WiFi and wireless internet access.

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

Julia's Room

The original master suite of the mansion, Julia's beautiful two-room suite features a king-size bed, dual fireplaces, magnificent original pocket doors, and large adjoining sitting area. The private detached bathroom is across the hall with a unique clawfoot tub/shower combination. Guests enjoy free Wifi and wireless internet access.

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

Katherine's Room

Full size antique bed with in-room whirlpool and stand up shower

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

Madeline's Room

Madeline's Room is distinguished by a lovely queen-size four poster bed, beautiful antique furniture, a large and luxurious whirlpool tub, and separate shower. The room's unique feature is the historic brick wall that was formerly the original exterior wall of the house prior to the expansion. Guests enjoy complimentary Wifi and wireless internet access.

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

Abelina's Room

The original nursey of the mansion, this lovely room overlooking the upstairs balcony features a king-size antique bed, dresser, sitting area, satellite TV, and private bath across the hall. Guests enjoy complimentary WiFi and wireless internet access.

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

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Location Type

Downtown, Small town


San Antonio, TX (SAT) 40 miles

Directions to property:

The Olivia Mansion is located in historic downtown Seguin.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, Tubing, Rafting, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Ruins, Tours, University, Vineyard, Winery

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn, Mansion

On-site amenities

Board games, Conference Rooms, Fridge, Parking, Radio, Wedding Facilities , Guest refrigerator and microwave on site, gorgeous porches and gardens.

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Tubing, Antiquing and auctions, Gourmet Dining, Historic sites, Live theatre, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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  • Check In:: 4:30-6 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: No
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Please call for suitability for children.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Mastercard
  • Deposit Amount Required: We do not require a deposit, but we do take your credit card information. If you do not cancel the room 24 hours in advance, your card will be charged the cost of the stay.
  • Cancellations: You must cancel the reservations 24 hours in advance or the first nights stay will be charged to your credit card.
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Kathy Girling- Delapaz / Melissa Grimm

Languages spoken

English, Spanish

Resident Pets

About the innkeepers

The Girling Family purchased The Mosheim Mansion in July of 2015. It was newly christened the Olivia Mansion, and immediately received a huge makeover. The previous owners utilized the place as a dog rescue; this is no longer the case. The restoration includes new flooring, restoration of existing hardwood floors, new paint colors though out the house, updated kitchen, additional antiques, new mattresses, new bedding, and many new room amenities. We think you will LOVE the changes!

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  • Time Served: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Serving Location: Outside on the porch, Breakfast/dining area, Guest room

Special meal options

Call 830-372-9905 about special dietary needs and we will do our best to accommodate you and your guests.

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