Clipper House Inn
Bed & Breakfast
Rates include overnight lodging, snacks, sodas,
bottled water, and breakfast in our Meeting House.
|Your Personal Kemah
A unique and private home
away from home
Nestled in the heart of Kemah and
close to all the Boardwalk attractions lies the Clipper House Inn.
Situated on nearly an acre of manicured gardens are seven 1930s cottages filled with
antiques and treasures from the owners world travels.
cottage is named after a famous clipper ship befitting the design of the cottage interior
and features plush beds with luxurious linens, pristine private bathrooms, flat screen
televisions with DVD, and cozy sitting areas with fireplaces.
The result is an
exceedingly romantic and soothing environment perfect for a renewing visit to the
As one of
Kemahs oldest Bed and Breakfasts, the Clipper House Inn is known for its tranquil
gardens, unique cottages, and our Like Staying with Friends warm and inviting
We are walking distance to all the attractions of
Kemah; shops, restaurants, bay access, marina, galleries, rides, and amusements. Personal
local transportation is provided, a unique "street legal" modified golf cart
with each cottage.
Ensuring you a most exceptional stay are owners
David Skinner and Kristen Hopper and Innkeepers Barbara and Jerry Hopper. Having spent
over 20 years traveling the world and staying at B&Bs and luxury hotels on six
continents, the owners decided to create a property with the charm and amenities they
always looked for
comfortable, charming, friendly, full of flowers, perfectly
located, and above all a restful place.
- Space Center Houston
- Galveston Beaches
- San Jacinto Monument Park
- Battleship Texas
- Moody Gardens
- Texas City Dike (longest man made fishing pier)
- Outdoor Musicals
- Seawolf Park
- Gulf Greyhound Park
- Armand Bayou Nature Center
- Galveston's Historical District
- The Strand
- Local fun and lots of flavor.
enjoy a water show everyday with our new musical fountain. With over 52,000 gallons of
water flowing each hour it is a site to see.
From reservations at the perfect restaurant, to maps and special
complimetary tastings at local wineries, Innkeepers Barbara and Jerry have an uncanny
ability to plan a perfect Galveston Bay stay. Guests often have such a wonderful time they
dont want to leave, and depart wanting to come back to this very special place.
Policies and Other
Reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card. We accept VISA, MasterCard,
Discover and American Express. Cash and travelers' checks are also accepted forms of
If you find it necessary to cancel or change your reservation we will do our best to
re-book the room. For cancellations greater than 14 days prior to your arrival date your
deposit will be refunded less a $35 service charge. For cancellations within 14 days, you
are responsible for the value of the reservation, less any value the inn is able to
recoup. There will be no refund for rooms not re-booked. Reservations of 10 days or longer
are considered a long-term reservation and have a one-month cancellation policy. Reducing
the number of days in a stay is considered a cancellation and you will be subject to the
same policy as stated above.
- Deposit Amount
A 100% deposit is required for 2 or less nights, holidays, and special event weekends. A
50% deposit is required for stays greater than 2 nights. For corporate or group
reservations please contact us for details.
- Minimum Stay
Some weekends, holidays, and special events may require a two or three night stay. We will
do our best to accomodate your reservation request.
- Office Hours
The Office is open from 9 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday and 9 AM to 6 PM on Saturday,
Sunday and holidays.
Check-in is between 3 PM and 6 PM. Please call if you will be checking in late so that we
may accommodate your arrival.
Check-out time is 11 AM. You may arrange a late check-out, however an hourly fee may apply
if your checkout interferes with the next guests arrival.
On site parking is available at the Inn or the Meeting House.
- Golf Carts
During your stay with us you may use one of the Inn's golf carts for your personal use.
All drivers must have a valid drivers license and obey all laws. Maps of the area
are available in the office and each cottage.
The Clipper House Inn is a non-smoking property. Cigarettes, cigars, and candles are not
allowed anywhere in the cottages or on the porches. Smoking is permitted by the fireplace
in the garden only. Any violation in this policy will result in a cleaning fee equal to
one nights stay.
We love well mannered children of all ages. Cribs are available for infants.
We can accommodate small pets (<25 lbs.) in the Constitution cottage. Please call ahead
to make sure we can accommodate your pet. Also all pets must be in cages if left alone and
proof of current vacination is required. Guests are responsible for any damage to the
property caused by your pet. There will be a $20 cleaning fee for each stay with a pet.
Occupancy of the cottages is limited to registered guests. Our rates are based on single
or double occupancy only. Additional guests are $35 per person per night.
The Clipper House Inn offers newspapers, magazines, books and conversation for your
enjoyment. Each cottage is equipped with cable television, DVD/CD players, books, games,
and our own entertainment channel.
Kemah is a quiet
bayside community with all the charm of a fishing village, but it also has much
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