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The Galvestonian

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  • Average1%
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“private beach”(23 reviews)
“east beach”(23 reviews)
“hot tub”(32 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star Hotel
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All reviewsprivate beacheast beachhot tubthree bedroombath condobeach towelsdaily maid servicefull kitchenpicnic areapool deckthought of everythingplace to stayboogie boardsdirect beach accesseach morningnice condofire pit
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Galvestonian is located right in the beach with amazing views. Although it’s not right in town, it’s only a five minute drive to town. The rooms were kept immaculate, and the hotel staff were polite and helpful when needed.

Thank Claudia G
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Hello, I recently stayed here for the second time, this time with my kids. We actually rented a VRBO property because we were trying to save a bit of money, BUT that was just awful. Won't go into to details other than we had to...More

3  Thank tamarasS4434VY
Response from Sergio O, General Manager at The GalvestonianResponded 4 May 2018

Dear tamarasS4434VY, Thank you so much for your kind and nice words about your stay with us. We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review, which is very important to us and of course, to other travelers. Although it is unfortunate that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't say enough nice things about The Galvestonian. Our condo was beautiful - so light and airy - and in impeccable condition. The pool was lovely and I enjoyed the workout room. Management does a wonderful job of keeping the private beach clean and...More

Thank dallasfamily6
Response from Sergio O, General Manager at The GalvestonianResponded 1 week ago

Dear dallasfamily6 Thank you so much for your very nice review of The Galvestonian resort. Indeed we take a lot of pride on keeping our secluded beach immaculate. We do clean it daily. Our housekeeping and maintenance team also do a great job maintaining the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome beach views from the balconies! The quality of each condo can vary. Room 707 has a recliner that is so ripped and worn that it needs to be trashed (not good enough for the Goodwill). Room 1112 was great. Bathrooms and kitchens were a...More

Thank Cincycouple2
Response from Sergio O, General Manager at The GalvestonianResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Cincycouple2, Thank you for your review and for the note on unit 707 which we are inspecting to correct the noted deficiency immediately. We do have very high standards though sometimes furniture can be damaged on the course of normal wear and tear. I...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good customer service , quality,best vacacional place , and the rooms are very clean , you have to stay on these hotel to enjoy Galveston is one of the best ,the value is ok . The food is awesome o maybe the bestMore

3  Thank jose r
Response from Sergio O, General Manager at The GalvestonianResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear jose r Thank you for taking the time to review our beautiful resort and for staying with us. As you can read from the reviews, our excellent service, impeccable property, ocean views from every room and our secluded location, right on the beach, separate...More

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The Galvestonian is designed for pleasure and relaxation. For outdoor fun, the large heated swimming pool, which features a hot-tub Jacuzzi, is elevated on a deck which runs almost the entire length of the ...More building. This affords the privacy you deserve, plus a spectacular view of the Gulf of Mexico. The spacious poolside cabana is quiet, shaded area for enjoying pool side refreshments. For tennis buffs, there are two lighted courts. And, of course, there are miles of beach a few steps down from the pool deck. You can stroll along the water's edge, build sand castles or simply relax on the sand and let the sun's golden rays warm your body.East Beach is the most exclusive beach in Texas. Only 50 minutes from Hobby Airport and only three minutes from downtown Galveston. East Beach is a hideaway which will allow you to escape life's pressures. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Air Conditioning
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Tennis Court
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Top resorts Hotels
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Romantic
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Family
,
On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Top resorts Hotels
,
Romantic
,
Family
,
On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Top resorts Hotels
,
Romantic
,
Family
,
On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (299)
Room & Suite (267)
Pool & Beach (87)
Dining (6)
Amenities (16)
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Questions & Answers
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MollySmith21
19 March 2018|
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Response from Sergio O | Property representative |
Hello Molly, There is a laundry area located on the lobby level free of charge to our guests.
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gaylene
16 September 2017|
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Response from bigdogjasonp | Reviewed this property |
The Galvestonian is not a resort with activity staff. The units are individually owned and rented out by the Galvestonian staff. It's like being at a typical high rise condo with pool, gym, etc. They have bikes for rent and... More
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americanchristian
23 July 2017|
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Response from Sergio O | Property representative |
Hello! Yes you are able to bring your own umbrella set up. We keep a space in the middle of the Galvestonian Umbrellas for you to set up. We do have pool and beach towels available to you as well.
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Room Tips
"Room 1112 was nice. Don’t recommend room 707."
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"All rooms seem to have great views."
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"Every room has a view of the beach and a balcony. You should be in good hands in any room you choose."
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"There is a good pool view in some rooms and a more quiet ocean view in others."
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