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The Galvestonian

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Pool & Beach (87)
Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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
Suites
3 Star Hotel
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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

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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 3 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 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

Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Just keeps getting better, year after year. The receptionist, Delores, is welcoming and will take care of all requests. We reserved a deluxe one-bedroom, which provides a balcony off the bedroom and a balcony off the living room. The housekeeping service is thorough and friendly....More

2  Thank BeachLovers000
Response from Sergio O, General Manager at The GalvestonianResponded 12 June 2018

Dear BeachLovers000, Thank you so much for your very nice review. We agree and feel the same way about beautiful resort; we are always seeking constant improvement on everything, year after year. It is nice to know that such efforts do not go unnoticed. It...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hot Tub
Tennis Court
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$237 - US$502 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Galveston
#1 Romantic Hotel in Galveston
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Galveston
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Galveston
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$237 - US$502 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Galveston
#1 Romantic Hotel in Galveston
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Galveston
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Galveston
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)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Questions & Answers
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MollySmith21
18 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
15 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
22 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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