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Sofie Hansen House - SLEEPS 7

John is a Superhost.

Sofie Hansen House - SLEEPS 7

8 guests4 bedrooms6 beds1.5 baths
8 guests
4 bedrooms
6 beds
1.5 baths
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the keypad.
Sparkling clean
13 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
John is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

CRUISE TERMINAL/Stroll to The Strand/ East End Historical - (book for 7 nights, get the 7th free)The Sofie Hansen House rests in Galveston's finest historical neighborhood, listed on the National Historic Register. Walk to the Strand where restaurants & nightlife abound. Peruse Post Office St.(4 minutes to Cruise Terminal by Uber)The 1909 Sofie Hansen House is restored top to bottom,in the center of the island city,10 blocks from the beach. Reviews (155)•5-star Reviews (145)


Free parking on premises

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds
Bedroom 4
1 single bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed



155 reviews
Quick responses
Outstanding hospitality
Stylish space
Janice User Profile
March 2019
Really enjoyed staying in this unique house.. John was very helpful,, I had traveled from Australia and he made my stay comfortable..
Larry User Profile
January 2020
very clean interior and great location.
Rachel User Profile
January 2020
Such an amazing beautiful historical home!! This is a must in Galveston!!! We absolutely loved it and it was a great place to spend the night before a cruise!! John was an amazing host!!! Thank you!!
Deidre User Profile
January 2020
Perfect location near ports. This house was clean and comfortable. My family of 7 stayed here before our cruise and really enjoyed it. Only drawback is the one shower for larger groups.
Douglas User Profile
January 2020
We loved the historic district John’s place is located in and its within walking distance of the waterfront are of Galveston. John was awesome to work with and flexible to help us as we prepared for our Cruise. The classic home was a fun place to stay!!! We will look forward…
Rocky User Profile
January 2020
Great stay for sure!
James User Profile
January 2020
This is a very unique house!! So cool to stay in. So many unique touches and the artwork was really cool! My whole family loved the house and would definitely stay again, if available.
John User Profile
Response from John:
Any time you guys desire it. The place will be better come summer. I am adding bicycles!
January 2020

Hosted by John

Galveston, TXJoined in August 2018
John User Profile
155 Reviews
John is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly-rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I have lived in the Old East End for 21 years. I am a writer & an artist so my house is where my two vocations intersect into an idea or an expression which is part Galveston, & part, the shadow of Galveston. You see, in Galveston, secrets lay hidden on every remorseful block. …
Interaction with guests
I will attempt to greet my guests. PLEASE communicate your arrival time! Also, although check-in is 4pm, I allow baggage drop-off as early as 12 noon on the day of your visit.
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Checkout: 12:00 pm
Self check-in with keypad
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No parties or events
  • Pets are allowed