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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Have stayed here multiple times and keep going back. Very relaxing, quiet, great pool & hot tub, easy access to the beach, wonderful rooms with beautiful ocean views, convenient parking, and quick access to Galveston. Highly recommend.

Date of stay: October 2018
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
1  Thank RobertS14033
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Sergio O, General Manager at The Galvestonian, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Dear RobertS14033

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of The Galvestonian Beach Resort. We are delighted that you enjoyed it and that that you are one of our many return and frequent visitors. The a majority of our guests return time and again as there just isn't another place like The Galvestonian, being directly on the beach, which we groom daily. Everyone likes the style and open design of the resort as it lends well to relaxing and "breaking away" from the hustle and pressures of the city.

We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Kind regards,
Sergio

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Reviewed 24 September 2018

We chose The Galvestonian because it is one of only a handful of places ON THE BEACH. My husband and I rented #1205 for two nights and we were so pleased with our staycation. It was clean, decorated nice, and stocked with everything we needed. The only thing we needed was food and drinks. The staff was welcoming and extremely accommodating. We felt safe and the parking was plentiful. The pool was really lovely and hot tub nice and hot. Every room had a view and was designed in such a way that we couldn't see people on their balcony and they couldn't see us. The only downside was the bed. It was hard and also hard to get up into. I needed a chair to get up in the bed it was so high off the ground. The grounds and outdoor common areas were immaculately clean and tidy. They do have a drainage issue though. Bring OFF! The mosquitos were huge. On our last day, they were putting out several bug zappers. But all in all, we will be back. One thing we really loved is how quiet and respectful everyone was with regard to one another.

Room tip: Bring your own knives. The knives provided were extremely dull.
Date of stay: September 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Sergio O, General Manager at The Galvestonian, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Dear lmlaw_11,

Thank you for your very nice review and comments. I assume you were also able to enjoy the spectacular sunrises from 1205. We are glad you enjoyed the large pool deck and pristine pool. I know it is very relaxing and a true getaway spot, and so close to Houston!

Fortunately the mosquitoes have abated somewhat. With so much recent rain, the city, county and us have been battling control for territory with these pesky bugs.

Thanks for the observation on the bed. We will review it and determine a practical solution.

We hope to see you back again soon

Kind regards,
Sergio

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Reviewed 21 September 2018

We recently spent 4 nights at the Galvestonian. We had done the same a few years ago and both visits were exceptional. We stayed in a 1 bedroom deluxe which meant anywhere in the condo we had ocean views (except the bathroom, of course). The condo was immaculate and well equipped. The beds were a dream. Being on the 11th floor, we had spectacular views both day and night from our 2 balconies. Spent a lot of time reading and listening to and watching the waves from the balconies. The grounds were well tended as were the beach and pool areas. This time, the beach was much cleaner and virtually no man-made debris. Common areas are like a resort and staff is friendly and smiling. We hated to leave and will return again.

Room tip: Virtually every snail-like shell of any size had a hermit crab to watch. Beware the of the mosquitos and use bug spray to keep them away. ..
Date of stay: September 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Brian S
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Sergio O, General Manager at The Galvestonian, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Dear Brian S

We hated that you left too! We are so glad you were able to stop and "smell the surf", reading, quietly contemplating the gift of our location on Galveston's large secluded East Beach. We operate as a resort and it is pleasure for us to create a magic experience for everyone.

We hope to see you back again soon.

Many thanks for your nice comments Kind regards,

Sergio

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Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

We spent an extended weekend at the Galvestonian expecting to enjoy the beach, our accommodations and the surrounding Galveston area. We were not disappointed. We stayed in a room with two bedrooms. Each had its own bath and privacy. It was quiet and comfortable. The kitchen was well stocked for preparing our own meals and we were close to great places to eat out as well. Great beach access. There were chairs and shade for a fee but we chose to walk along the beach and enjoy the breeze and surf. Staff members we encountered were friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay here again.

Date of stay: September 2018
Trip type: Travelled with family
1  Thank jp3469
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Sergio O, General Manager at The Galvestonian, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Dear jp3469

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review and for your nice comments. Indeed, our location directly on the beach makes it a unique resort in Galveston. Our team works hard at ensuring every guests has a memorable and pleasant, effortless experience. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed staying with us.

Hope to see you back again soon,

Kind regards
Sergio

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

I mean it when I say, our trip to Galveston would not have been the same if we stayed anywhere else. The Galvestonian provided endless towels (and when you're traveling with lots of kids, endless towels at the beach is a must!), clean and beautiful premises, and extremely friendly staff. I could try to list every amenity here but the list goes on and on. We took 10 kids and 5 adults and we had a blast! From the beach to the pool to the great rooms, we loved it all!

Room tip: All of the rooms have an ocean view so you can't go wrong!
Date of stay: August 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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Sergio O, General Manager at The Galvestonian, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

Dear stephanielfelix,

Thank you so much for your recent review of The Galvestonian beach resort. We are delighted that you enjoyed and appreciated all the little comforts we provide to enhance your experience and to relax with us. Our secluded and quiet location directly on the beach, which is groomed daily, is a perfect backdrop for our team to continually find ways to be more helpful and ensure that you let go and relax with us. I agree that our staff takes a lot of pride in maintaining an impeccable clean and pleasant facility.

Again, thank you for your comments. I have shared them with the team. It is good to know that our efforts creating an extraordinary experience for each visitor are appreciated. We love our Galvestonian and our guests!

We hope to see you back soon.

Kind regards,
Sergio

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