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Gaido's Seaside Inn

3828 Seawall Blvd, Galveston Island, TX 77550
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Gaido's Seaside Inn and Restaurants have been a Galveston mainstay for years. The rates used to be some of the least expensive on the island, but since their recent upgrades, be prepared to pay just as much as most of the other chain hotels. Granted the addition of the pool with kiddie area, hot tub and poolside kitchen with bar... More

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is straight from the 50's. No fridge-no hairdryer- no shampoo. not many outlets for phones and computers but wifi worked well. Pool is big but not quiet and loaded with children. the parking is okay in the back but not out front. You must keep up with a metal key and like all of galveston the door is stuck... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at Gaido's a few times over the last few years and it is one of our favorite places. We love going out on the deck in the evening and watch the waves hit the beach. This year was the best time ever though. 4th of July there was awesome! Also we was able to stay in one... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want a great vacation spot go here. Our family enjoyed one of our best vacation ever barely had to leave hotel pool and hottub . Seaside walks . Safe environment . Will go back from now on . From time we arrived to check out . Received great service

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything was good for a last minute stay, the rooms were outdated but that was not a problem for us, everything was very clean, the, i think it was the manager, because they only had a room with one bed and we needed with two, the guy took a little rollingbed or i dont know how you call it, that... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first experience was 2 years ago after my wife suggested a short trip to the beach with our then 5 year old. Everything was quite surprisngly decent for as old as the hotel is. We stayed there again this year for our 4th of July trip and still quite surprised with how decent it is. Rooms are what you... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While the beach front view was great, the price is a bit steep for what you get. The rooms are outdated, carpet on the walls, beds old and lumpy, pillows lumpy too, carpets dirty and bathrooms from the 1980s. Lobby is quite a walk for most rooms. When we got to our room, I opened the window and it was... More

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ltpg97, Manager at Gaido's Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are sorry to hear about your unpleasant experience while staying with us. You will be happy to know that our rooms are being renovated as we speak. We have addressed your concerns to the upper management so this never happens again. If you decide to come back again be sure to ask about our new Queen Rooms... More

Aubrey, Texas
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7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Almost left after walking into the lobby - cluttered and dirty. Glad I didn't though! All employees were nice. Rooms need updating, but they're clean. Too much light seeped from behind curtain, but the beds were comfy. Pool area was nice. The location is perfect! Everything is easily accessible without a car. As a woman traveling alone with kids, I... More

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ltpg97, Manager at Gaido's Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, On behalf of the Gaido family I empathize with you on how outdated our rooms and hotel lobby are which is why we are in the process of renovating all our rooms. We hope to have them all renovated by the end of 2015. As for our lobby we have informed the owner who has taken your concern... More

Fort Worth, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I have been staying at Gaido's Seaside Inn for right at 13 years. We have use them for our annual vacation and our cruise stay. While the pool renovation is beautiful - it certainly has changed the feel. This hotel, while outdated, used to be family friendly. Now - not so much. The rooms are still the... More

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ltpg97, Manager at Gaido's Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Dear Jennifer, Thank you for bringing your concerns to our attention. We are sorry to hear that you felt we were not family friendly when you visited us this last time. We will do our best to make sure that does not happen again. In regards to our rooms, we are currently in the process of renovating every room on... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed on a Monday night right in front of the Pool. First let me say the pool was awesome. The kids loved it and the hot tub too. There was not many people there in the early evening but as the night went on more arrived. My 14 yr old was hit in the eye with a football while... More

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Address: 3828 Seawall Blvd, Galveston Island, TX 77550
Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Galveston Island
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Also Known As:
Gaido`s Seaside Hotel Galveston
Gaidos Seaside Inn Galveston
Gaidos Seaside Galveston

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Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located right across from the beach our two story family owned hotel has attracted visitors from all walks of life. We have a knowledgeable and "Texas friendly" staff. Every one of them committed to pleasing you. Many of the islands attractions and dining are only a short distance away from our property. ... more   less 
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