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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Our room was a nice size and we actually had a view of the water from the walkway. The price was quite reasonable and the room was clean. I'd stay again when in the area. I had no problems in our two night stay and the management was friendly.

4Thank Sharon K
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 January 2017

For the price, this place was OK. Only stayed one night. They allowed early check in which was really nice and the location was great. AC didn't work (didn't realize till next morning) and breakfast was muffins and cereal. Employees were very nice and again for the price is was OK.

1Thank Bob R
Mesquite, Texas
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Our room was infested with roaches and our shower did not work. They were sold out so we could not switch rooms. There's mold around the shower and tub. We only stayed one night, cruise the next morning. Stay somewhere else. Do not unpack your bags and leave you're suitcases open. You will take roaches home with you.

Thank jgilliam357
Kathleen T, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Galveston - Beachfront/Convention Center, responded to this review

Thank you for advising of the issues that you experienced. I apologize for your unhappy stay. We will quarantine the room and have our pest management company treat it. I hope you will stay with us in the future when you are looking for an good value on the island. Sincerely, Kathleen Trindade

McKinney, Texas
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Not a good experience; room not ready at 3pm check in, outside areas really bad and felt dirty, room door had graffiti on it, room a good size but dirty floors and in desperate need of an update, roaches running about, breakfast awful with stale bagels and other equally unappetizing things! I would not recommend this hotel to anyone and...

Thank koalasbush
Kathleen T, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Galveston - Beachfront/Convention Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time for your feedback. I apologize that we did not meet your expectations. I have shared your comments with the staff and we will endeavor to do better in the future. I hope that you will consider Red Roof Inn in the future when you are looking for economy accommodations. Sincerely, Kathleen Trindade

Port Arthur, Texas
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

It was decent enough for what I paid for the rooms. Staff was very nice and helpful with any situations we had. They even warmed up the pool a little more because of the cool front that came in. Pretty view of the beachotdog. Liked the location able to walk around to other places.

Thank 48sanchez
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Horrible hotel, old, dirty, loud, transient type people living in the hotel. Not so secure. Waited a while for our room to be ready well after check in, had to drive around Galveston an hour or two to wait for a call from the front desk. Room was a "king suite"....a kind dump....air wouldn't cool, had one towel, no coffee...

Thank Tamera T
Kathleen T, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Galveston - Beachfront/Convention Center, responded to this review

Thank you, Tamara, for posting a review. Your comments are extremely useful and I have shared them with the housekeeping staff. My apologies for failing to provide a comfortable experience. I hope that you will stay with us again when you are looking for any economy property near the beach. Sincerely, Kathleen Trindade

Lufkin, Texas
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The room smelled musty and the bathroom smelled like someone smoked in it even though it was a non-smoking room. There was one washcloth and 2 bath towels but no hand towel. The breakfast was nothing special. no butter or spread for the muffins, the cereal choices were mostly sugary, and the area wasn't kept clean. The staff seemed friendly,...

Thank Kathleen G
Kathleen T, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Galveston - Beachfront/Convention Center, responded to this review

Thank you, Kathleen, for posting a review. I would like to apologize for any odors in your room. I have showed the housekeepers your review. We provide a complimentary continental breakfast with make your waffles, bagels and cream cheese, assorted muffins, three types of cereal (raisin bran, fruit loops, and cheerios), apples, oranges, fruit juice and coffee. I hope that...

Reviewed 10 November 2016

The location was perfect. We don't mind walking a couple miles one way or the other, so in that respect, it was no hardship and very centrally located for everything we wanted on the Seawall. Some beautiful cemeteries were less than a block in some cases, great shops, lots of food and attractions including the beautiful beach is at your...

1Thank Kitty B
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Good: Very friendly staff, great location directly across from seawall/beach, convenient to most sites in area (Moody Gardens, Strand, Schlitterbahn, Pleasure Pier, Flight Museum, etc). Generally well maintained area and pool (no Jacuzzi) and prices are reasonable. The maid staff was efficient and cleaned room well. Covered parking. Beds were OK and pillows acceptable. AC worked well. Less than Good:...

Thank MIKE S
Reviewed 4 November 2016

The only reason I was able to take a week long vacation was finding a deal on this site for a room here averaging $50 a night. I saw some of the other reviews and decided that a little rest and relaxation outweighed the bad. I understand the building is old, and luckily I can take a lot of punishment...

1Thank Geoffrey C
Kathleen T, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Galveston - Beachfront/Convention Center, responded to this review

Thank you, Mr. Curley, for your review. I apologize for any of the critters that inhabit the island. We are an exterior corridor property that means that our guests may be a little closer to nature than is comfortable. I want to assure you that your comments have been shared with the staff and with our pest management company. I...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Red Roof Inn Galveston - Beachfront/Convention Ctr. is conveniently located within walking distance of the Convention Center, restaurants and the Texas Gulf Coast. Many of the area's most popular attractions like Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, Moody Gardens, the historic Grand 1894 Opera House, Schlitterbahn Waterpark, the Elissa sailing ship and the Strand National Historic Landmark District are quickly accessible. Whether for meetings, weddings, a Galveston vacation with the family or a romantic getaway weekend for two, the Red Roof Inn Galveston-Beachfront/Convention Ctr. will accommodate your needs efficiently, graciously and completely. Our hotel offers business services and conference center that will make it easy to hold a meeting or a memorable social event. All rooms are non-smoking and offer free WiFi, microwave & refrigerator, hair dryer, iron & ironing board and flat screen TV. Enjoy our continental breakfast in the lobby or relax in the sun by our outdoor pool. One well behaved family pet is welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Red Roof Inn Galveston - Beachfront/Convention Center

Address: 5914 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-5888 (Formerly Beachfront Palms Hotel)
Region: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Galveston Island > Galveston
Price Range: $65 - $328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Red Roof Inn Galveston - Beachfront/Convention Center 2*
Number of rooms: 151
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Also Known As:
Best Western Beachfront Hotel Galveston
Best Western Galveston
Galveston Best Western
Hotel Style:
#21 On the Beach Hotel in Galveston
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