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The Galvestonian

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12/06/2017 13/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I spent a weekend in Galveston because I was already in Texas for a meeting and better to be there in March than in NYC where I live. Although the weather did not cooperate, I had a relaxing weekend. The property is clean, well situated at the end of Galveston Island, with a nice pool.

Thank drmgeorge
Sergio O, General Manager at The Galvestonian, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! I am glad to see that you had a relaxing weekend, even with the weather acting up. We hope to see you again here on the best beach in Galveston!

Mineola, Texas
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We love this place! Situated away from the busy sea wall area, you get a quiet beach, beautiful property and relaxing facilities. Pool area and hot tub are great as is the picnic area. You do have to travel the sea wall for activities and restaurants but it is worth the trip to stay here. Staff are friendly and more...

Thank lonestargal360
Sergio O, General Manager at The Galvestonian, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing The Galvestonian. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. As you mentioned, we are located on the beach away from some of the hustle and bustle but close enough to join the fun! We take pride in providing a clean environment for all our guests. Thank you for your kind words about our staff....

Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just finished a 4 night stay at the Galvestonian. First time we have been to Galveston. You are renting a condo here not a hotel room. Depending on when you go the price can be $200 to $400 a night. The best part of this Condo is every room has a full kitchen with pots, pans, plates, cups etc… So...

1Thank Jason M
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wife and I live in Houston so often take the one hour drive to Galveston for R&R. The best place we have found to stay is the Galvestonian. These are condos for rent and come in all sizes, we have spent time with our children and grand children by renting a two and three bedroom. Staff very friendly and helpful....

Thank Eric S
Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a very clean and nicely decorated two bedroom unit. We had a few cooler overcast days but the hot tub was the best I've ever had so we didn't mind a bit - very nice pool too. It was lovely having the Gulf view from both the living room and one bedroom. We appreciated the use of tennis...

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Nacogdoches, TX
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a wonderful time. Great place to chill. The property is a bit isolated, about 2 miles from Galveston's busy beaches. Makes for a beautiful peaceful beach experience. We were there Sunday through Wednesday. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The heated pool and hot tube were great. The grounds were very well groomed and included picnic tables and...

Thank Ben_Nacogdoches_TX
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 11 April 2017

My group of 5 ladies stayed for a week (Monday thru Friday) and LOVED The Galvestonian. We are already planning a return for next year! The staff was very attentive and helpful; the pool/hot tub and grounds are beautiful and well maintained. There are several individual picnic areas with individual bar-b-que pits as well. Boardwalk to the beach with the...

Thank BJW329
Fairview Park, Ohio
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Front desk clerk nice, low knowledge of anything on the island. The fire pit never lite. We stayed 3 nights, Thursday, Friday and Saturday! Told all 3 nights, yes we will lite tomorrow. Web site not so good to know what they have and what you need to bring. No resturant on site or close. The one. Lose won't open...

2Thank mimihines
Gregory C, General Manager at The Galvestonian, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I’m sorry to hear that your stay was not satisfactory. Weather permitting, we do light the fire pit on Friday and Saturday nights. Both nights were unfortunately too windy to light the fire. I’m sorry that you did not find our website to be informative or easy to navigate. I...

Sugar Land, Texas
Reviewed 5 April 2017

The Galvestonian is an outstanding beach facility -- despite being 33 years old. The building is extremely well maintained and the staff is very professional and accommodating. If you're looking for an attractive and quiet beach vacation -- this is it!

1Thank Dennis M
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We were looking for a comfortable beach place to stay for our vacation. The Galvestonian was exactly what we needed. We had a two bedroom, two bath condo with everything we needed for a relaxing stay. The view was spectacular and the grounds were beautifully kept. There were some hammocks in the shade for relaxing and several picnic tables with...

Thank enjoyslife09

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Galvestonian

Address: 1401 East Beach Drive, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-3323
Region: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Galveston Island > Galveston
Price Range: $338 - $639 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Galvestonian 3*
Number of rooms: 67
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Also Known As:
The Galvestonian Hotel Galveston
Galvestonian Hotel Galveston
Galvestonian Resort Galveston
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Galveston
#1 Romantic Hotel in Galveston
#1 Family Hotel in Galveston
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Galveston
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“We had a room on the 11th floor and the view was spectacular.”
Ben_Nacogdoches_TX, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“High floors have a beautiful view!”
BJW329, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms have a view, but if you can get a corner room you have two balconies.”
IamTam, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors, 4th floor and higher have less pool noise.”
979budh, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are very well insulated, quiet privacy; Floor to ceiling windows/doors w/ excellent views of the Gulf”
NightSky777, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
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