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1607 Ave. L, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX
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Lost Bayou Guest House
Ranked #4 of 12 Galveston B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Houston, Texas
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I am NOT a big fan of B&Bs so I was less than thrilled when my wife told me we were staying at a B&B on our recent short trip to Galveston TX. However, we had such a GREAT stay I am NOT a big fan of B&Bs so I was less than thrilled when my wife told me we... More

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Maria and Dave D, Owner at Lost Bayou Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write the review and for your kind words. It was a pleasure meeting both of you and visiting with you. We hope to see you again soon. Also thank you for the room tip. We recently talked with a contractor and adding a door to the bathroom, it is on our list of... More

Wellesley, Canada
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Dave and Maria are excellent hosts. Their home is beautiful. The rooms are immaculate and well appointed. The common area/beverage room have everything you could want. The house is located 6 blocks from the beach and a 10 minute walk to The Strand. Breakfast was amazing with lots of great conversation with Dave and Maria. I would highly recommend a... More

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Maria and Dave D, Owner at Lost Bayou Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and your visit to Galveston. We hope to see you again soon. More

Houston
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

My fiance found this place on the web as I gave her an assignment to find a unique place to stay in Galveston. That was a couple of years ago and one of the reasons that she selected Lost Bayou was that it had a room named the Elissa Room. Even though we were not able to book that particular... More

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Georgia
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145 reviews 145 reviews
29 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Almost to the end of a three week trip staying in hotels, motels and other locations we stopped in Galveston, Tx for a very relaxing night at the Lost Bayou Guest House. Upon arrival, Maria welcomed us and made us all feel right at home. Our 3 rooms were ready and very comfortable. Maria gave us brief run down of... More

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Bristol, UK
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

A really lovely B&B, especially as a first stop after a flight from England! Such a comfortable bed that even wakefulness at night due to jet lag wasn't as frustrating as usual! It was especially good to have the well stocked hospitality room with ever present hot drinks and snacks. Breakfast was delicious fresh home cooked but elegant food with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

Lovely guest house situated in Galverston. Myself and my boyfriend stayed there as part of a Texas road trip and it was just what we needed after staying in soulless motels! Run my Maria and Dave, the hospitality is warm and family like and the homemade breakfasts and hospitality room with free snacks and beverages were such a lovely touch.... More

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Nacogdoches
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64 reviews 64 reviews
9 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

My wife and I just returned from a long weekend in Galveston, where we stayed with Dave and Maria (almost like we were visiting old friends) in the Elissa room. I can't give the Lost Bayou a perfect score, because I had a couple of small quibbles: (1) the tiny room air conditioner had a hard time keeping up with... More

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Houston, Texas
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

My husband and I are so thankful to Maria and Dave for making our stay so wonderful. The house is very well kept and clean. Our room was very cozy and had a great front view. Breakfast was homemade and delicious!!! We enjoyed our conversation with owners and other guests at breakfast time. We needed a relaxing and peaceful place... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

We stayed in many B&Bs all over America and found the Lost Bayou the most memorable. This is due to the wonderful hospitality of Dave and Maria. They were helpful, warm and generous without being intrusive. They are an interesting couple who have done many things before running this B&B so conversation is always enjoyable during breakfast. The breakfasts cooked... More

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Irvine, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

Dave and Maria are amazing! The house is walking distance to everything, the house is so beautiful, you really feel that southern hospitality right when you walk in! My boyfriend and I stayed here one night before our cruise and we will stay here again and tell all our friend about this gem! They even e-mailed me to tell me... More

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Address: 1607 Ave. L, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX
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Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Galveston Island > Galveston
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Our Home Is Your Home. Built in 1890. We are located in the Lost Bayou historic district. Just a short walk to the beach and 9 blocks to the Historical Strand shopping district. ... more   less 
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