Frequently Asked Questions

The 1874 is an adult-only property (including infants and toddlers). This is to insure the safety of all guests, as well as to provide a relaxing environment for everyone. You must be 25+ years to stay.

To confirm a reservation, we require a deposit of the first night plus tax.


Reservations canceled before 4:00 pm CST 14 days in advance will receive a full refund, minus a $50 administrative fee.


Reservations canceled any time after 4:00 pm CST 14 days before your reservation will result in full payment of your reservation.


Reservations that include a holiday or a special event must cancel by 4:00 pm CST 30 days before the reservation in order to receive a refund. Cancellations will be charged a $50 administrative fee.


Reservations canceled after 4:00 pm CST will result in full payment of your reservation.


Due to our small size, cancellations greatly affect us. Therefore, we must adhere to a strict cancellation policy. We strongly recommend travel insurance.

Yes. We have a 2 night minimum.

Check in is between 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm. We are happy to arrange later arrivals. Please contact us if you anticipate arriving after 6:00 pm.


Check out is at 11:00 am.


*Early check ins are based upon availability. We offer guests complimentary luggage storage if you arrive before your room is ready.

While we love all animals, we do not accept pets in order to respect those with allergies, and for the safety of all guests. This applies to service and emotional support animals.
We have 4 luxury king suites in the main home, and 1 king suite in the carriage house adjacent to the inn.
The 1874 Guest House is located in the East End Historic District in Galveston, Texas. Just a few minutes from the beaches, downtown Galveston, award winning restaurants, and the cruise terminals, we are convenient to all that Galveston has to offer.

We have 2 spaces available for parking behind the carriage house. They are first-come, first-served. Parking is also available on the street, which requires a neighborhood parking pass. If you are given a “guest parking pass”, it must be displayed on your rear view mirror at all times, or you will be ticketed by the city. You will be responsible for paying the set fee for said ticket to the city of Galveston. Upon check out, passes must be returned to the innkeeper. If it is not returned, a fee of $300 will be charged to your credit card on file.


You are allowed one car per room.

We do not. All of our guest rooms accommodate a maximum of 2 guests.
We are not booking events at this time. We are focusing our endeavors as an inn only, with the possibility of hosting events in the near future.
We are not, however we have an elevator that accesses all floors of the main home.
We have a strict policy that allows ONLY REGISTERED GUESTS on property. This will be firmly enforced.
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