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Steves Homestead

509 King William, San Antonio, TX 78204-1411
+1 210-227-9160
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Take a break from the tourist area

My husband and I are big fans of historic homes and this one is one of my favorites. The home is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cathy H
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Orlando, Florida
Beautiful house

Well I missed the guided tour, but in each room there is a laminate which gives you the history of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Karen C
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London, United Kingdom
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Take the docent-led tour of this Victorian mansion for a reconstructed take on the lifestyle of rich and famous San Antonio personalities in the late 1800s.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
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509 King William, San Antonio, TX 78204-1411
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"self guided tour"
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"the king william district"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I are big fans of historic homes and this one is one of my favorites. The home is beautiful, the price is reasonable ($7.50 for self-guided tour), and the furnishings are elaborate. My favorite part of this house is the employees make...More

Thank Cathy H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well I missed the guided tour, but in each room there is a laminate which gives you the history of the room you are in. Really lovely to look at the exhibits and how people lived in that era. You can also see their transport...More

Thank Karen C
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

We dropped into Steve's Homestead whilst at the King William district. The guide was very friendly and helpful and we thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

This homestead is located in my favorite area of San Antonio. King Williams is a place where homes of the past come back to life. Every home is distinct, different and beautiful. The Steve's Homestead is no exception. Easy, short tour. Lots of interesting history...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

If you're a fan of 19th century architecture and interior decor you'll enjoy this house; it's a nice example of the French Second Empire period. It has some original furniture and possessions of the original family which is always nice and at the moment has...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Randy is amazing!! The house itself is great. There are laminated placards in each room that explains the history. But Randy!! Loved him. He’s local with special insight into the home. I’ve been on home tours all over the east coast. This one was one...More

Thank Gretchen P
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

This tour was Amazing!!! We entered the mansion and was greeted by Randy. I have been on historical tours in many different cities and countries this gentleman is by far the best tour guide I’ve EVER met. He knew everything about the Steeves family and...More

Thank Deemark
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

A beautiful mansion with period furniture. The architecture is absolutely beautiful inside and out! Tyler gave us an excellent tour of the home! We enjoyed the history of the Steves home; history of the Steves family; history of the furniture; history of the preservation and...More

Thank Lisa B
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have gone on a lot of old house tours and this one was definitely near the top of the list. We paid $5 per person (goes toward conservation and upkeep of the home) for the “self-guided” tour, which was a very...More

Thank Kate F
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

This home is one of the best--if not the best! But, it helps to have guided tour...they didn't have them when I arrived. I like this tour because it covers history, history of the family (still in business) and has heirlooms from the family. The...More

Thank ZinnHouston
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April M
25 January 2015|
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Response from josephreba | Reviewed this property |
I think we paid $7 or $8...no reservation...hours are posted on the web site and out in front of the home.
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