We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! You come to us for reviews — now you can book your hotel right here on TripAdvisor.

Lost Bayou Guest House

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
Lost Bayou Guest House
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers","shims"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","shims":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'shims'))"}},"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

53 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 52: English reviews
Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first bed and breakfast and we were delighted with our time at the Lost Bayou Guest house. The room was charming and clean. I loved the claw bathtub! The food was delicious! Dave and Maria made us feel at home and special! We will be back!

Helpful?
Thank cloudbrandy
Maria and Dave D, Owner at Lost Bayou Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and kind comments. It was a pleasure meeting both of you. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and your room. We hope to see you on your next trip to Galveston. More 

Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

When my husband and I visited Galveston for our anniversary this year, we wanted to stay in a historic home. The guesthouse was really secure with a modern locking system on all doors. The house itself is very lovely, comfortable, and decorated with a sensitivity to its historic past. We walked through the preserved neighborhood to the new Bryan Southwestern... More 

Helpful?
Thank Candi F
Maria and Dave D, Owner at Lost Bayou Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and kind comments. It was a pleasure meeting you and we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and your visit to Galveston. We hope you will comeback to visit Galveston and to stay with us. Have a wonderful summer :) More 

Painted Post, New York
Level Contributor
125 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Very clean...well maintained bed and breakfast. Dave and Maria make you feel comfortable and at home. Maria's breakfast was top notch. We don't usually stay in b&b's but Dave and Maria might change our minds.

Helpful?
Thank davidphelps12
Maria and Dave D, Owner at Lost Bayou Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and kind comments. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and your visit to Galveston. We hope to see you again on your future trip to Galveston Island. Have a wonderful summer! More 

Level Contributor
72 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

My wife and I spent three wonderful nights in a room on the second floor of this historic house. The hosts (Dave and Maria) were both welcoming and wonderful. Maria was nice enough to help me with some slight food allergies during breakfast, and both of them were always willing to help with information about what to do and where... More 

Helpful?
Thank Brian M
Loveland, Colorado
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

We had a great visit ,Dave and Maria were so nice.The family breakfast table was a pleasant surprise. We got to talk to some wonderful people.If you are going on a cruise, use the free parking.It is right next to the cruise terminal. Great location, you can walk to most of the town....

Helpful?
Thank ChristopherHallBoy
Maria and Dave D, Owner at Lost Bayou Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are glad your enjoyed our stay with us and meeting the other guests. It was a pleasure meeting you and we hope you had a good time during your cruise. We hope you will comeback to visit us on your future trips to Galveston. More 

London
Level Contributor
95 reviews
53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

I stayed at the Lost Bayou Guest House for a night as part of a motorcycle trip across the USA. It was the perfect place after a long days ride. I was made to feel very welcome, the room was cozy, clean and warm and in a quiet area. 'Family' breakfast with the other guests was a nice touch and... More 

Helpful?
Thank Voelser
Maria and Dave D, Owner at Lost Bayou Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write the review and your kind comments. It was a pleasure meeting you and we hope the rest of your motorcycle trip was a success. We would love to see you again on future visits to Galveston Island. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
36 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Stayed here for 1 night pre cruise after reading reviews on tripadvisor. Great choice. Beautiful building with lovely hosts. Breakfast is served at 9am and everyone sits together at a family style table, this gave us the chance to meet some other guests, all delightful. Dave dropped us off at the cruise port, very much appreciated. I will definitely return... More 

Helpful?
Thank micmky007
Maria and Dave D, Owner at Lost Bayou Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and kind comments. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and your visit to Galveston. We hope you had a great time during your cruise. We would love to see you again on your next trip to Galveston Island! More 

Arnhem, The Netherlands
Level Contributor
250 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

Very nice B&B in a beautiful historic building. Our room (Elissa), although not very large, was lovely decorated. Bed (queen) was comfortable. The owners are very welcoming and take good care of their guests. The B&B is close to the beach and close to the Strand. Breakfast, family style, is delicious. Would stay here again.

Helpful?
Thank Ariebeukenoot
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 the Elissa room. It was a pleasure meeting you and we hope you will comeback to stay with us on your next visit to Galveston Island. More 

Calgary, Canada
Level Contributor
49 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

My husband and I stayed at the Lost Bayou for one night prior to leaving on a cruise. Dave and Maria were very accommodating of our late arrival - by the time our flight got into Houston and we took a shuttle to Galveston we did not arrive until after 8pm. We were immediately made to feel welcome and Maria... More 

Helpful?
Thank anjH
Boquete, Panama
Level Contributor
53 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to stay at the Lost Bayou. My husband is disabled and Dave and Maria made every attempt to make our stay memorable. They were very accommodating. The breakfast Dave made was just delicious. The bed was comfortable, the room spacious, clean and quiet. The common room was fun to sit in and... More 

Helpful?
Thank Diyona
Maria and Dave D, Owner at Lost Bayou Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and kind comments. It was a pleasure meeting you and welcoming you to our home. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope you had a great time during your cruise and we hope to see you again soon. More 

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

11 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (9)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (2)
Viewed
Room/Suite (2)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (4)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (2)
Viewed
Other (2)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Galveston hotels
0.8 mi away
The Tremont House A Wyndham Grand Hotel
0.4 mi away
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Galveston Beach
0.9 mi away
Harbor House
Harbor House
#4 of 52 in Galveston
4.0 of 5 stars 577 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
2.8 mi away
Holiday Inn Resort Galveston-On The Beach
3.5 mi away
Casa Del Mar Beachfront Suites
1.2 mi away
BEST WESTERN PLUS Seawall Inn & Suites by the Beach
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This bed and breakfast is in a home built in 1890 which survived the great hurricane of 1900. The house was raise and remodeled in 1906. A Victorian styled home located in Galveston's Lost Bayou historic district, it is exuberant in charm, warmth, and character. With 5 large bedrooms, this bed & breakfast can also accommodate large families or group gatherings of up to 12 guests. It is centrally located and is a great choice as it is close to everything a visitor would want to see or do: Galveston's city center, Bishop's Palace, the beach, the Historic Strand District, cruise terminals, museums, local dining, and other attractions. Lost Bayou Guesthouse combines a relaxing informal atmosphere with exceptional personal service from the hosts. We hope you will come enjoy what Galveston has to offer and take a relaxing break at our house. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lost Bayou Guest House

Address: 1607 Avenue L, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-6191
Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Galveston Island > Galveston
Price Range: $175 - $204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lost Bayou Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 5
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Orbitz, Hotels.com, Travelocity and Hotwire so you can book your Lost Bayou Guest House reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay