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Harbor House

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Pier 21, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
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Ranked #7 of 49 hotels in Galveston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wife and I used a stay over from a cruise to check out Galveston a bit and stayed at the Harbor House. I tend to like boutique style hotels and this didn't disappoint. The rooms were very clean, and extra large. The rooms have a nice and large TV, very modern looking furnishings and the bed is very comfortable. A... More

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New Braunfels, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I returned to Harbor House for fun overnight getaway to Galveston. We stayed there last August and the two problems we experienced then (hard bed and bad breakfast) have been fixed. This time the bed was very comfortable and the breakfast was much improved. We decided to give the hotel a second chance because the location is... More

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WyndhamGalveston, Guest Relations Manager at Harbor House, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your return visit to Harbor House. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More

Dallas, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Harbor House while visiting Galveston for a fishing trip. What a great location! This updated hotel was conveniently located just down the street from the Galveston Yacht Basin where most fishing trips originate. The hotel is quiet, as you are on the opposite side of the island from the noisy and bustling seawall riff raff and... More

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WyndhamGalveston, Guest Relations Manager at Harbor House, responded to this review

Thank you for the glowing review on your recent stay at Harbor House. We hope that you had a successful fishing trip and we look forward to your return. More

Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I almost did not want to write a review so people do not know about this little jewel. Hotel is new, modern and quant. The best location with out a doubt in Galveston. Downstairs you walk out onto pier 21 with the nice restaurants 20 steps away like Willie G's, Fishermans warf, and 3 others. The strand is a block... More

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WyndhamGalveston, Guest Relations Manager at Harbor House, responded to this review

Thank you for the glowing review on Harbor House Hotel & Marina. And, we appreciate you considering it "Galveston's best kept secret." It is a jewel and we hope that you return and stay with us again soon. More

Lake Charles, Louisiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

well appointed rooms, spacious for a hotel. Complimentary continental breakfast is served each morning on each floor. This hotel is walking distance to the strand, but some shops were closed early weekdays or opened late morning, 11 AM

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WyndhamGalveston, Guest Relations Manager at Harbor House, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review on your recent stay at Harbor House Hotel & Marina. Some of the locally owned shops operate on their own schedule but you will find that shops closer to Saengerfest Park (23rd & Strand) offer extended hours in the summer. We hope to see you later in the year. More

Raymore, Missouri
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78 reviews 78 reviews
13 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great. On a pier, very boutique-ish, very clean, and a large room with exposed beams and a great feel. We slept great on the comfortable beds with soft pillows, pillow top mattress, and down comforter. We walked all over the area to the little shops and restaurants, even at night and with our kids, and never felt... More

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WyndhamGalveston, Guest Relations Manager at Harbor House, responded to this review

We appreciate your glowing review on your stay at Harbor House. We are so glad that you and your family enjoyed your visit to Galveston as well as your stop at Hotel Galvez & Spa. We hope that you return soon. More

The Woodlands, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Family an I stayed at this Hotel this last weekend and it was a very nice place to visit. The hotel had a Retro feel to it and was clean and well maintained. It sits right on the water and my kids found that to be the best part. We will stay again.

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WyndhamGalveston, Guest Relations Manager at Harbor House, responded to this review

It's great to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay at Harbor House Hotel & Marina. We also appreciate the feedback on the comfort of the pull-out sofa bed in our suite. We hope that you will stay with us again soon. More

Houston
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I absolutely loved my stay here and will be back, in fact I've already booked another night at this hotel! I would recommend to anyone! Linda is my favorite on the staff! Service was excellent. Rooms are modern and clean! Gold mine! Safe and near plenty of fun stuff to explore and do with the family!

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WyndhamGalveston, Guest Relations Manager at Harbor House, responded to this review

Thank you for the glowing review on your recent stay at Harbor House Hotel & Marina. We are thrilled that you've already planned a return visit. We look forward to your return. More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived for an overnight stay last night and will leave for our cruise today. Linda in reception was so welcoming and friendly, and made check in quick and easy. The beds are very comfortable with great views. I slept great. There is a continental breakfast but I have not tried that yet. Great hotel....would definitely stay again.

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WyndhamGalveston, Guest Relations Manager at Harbor House, responded to this review

We are thrilled that you enjoyed your recent stay at Harbor House Hotel & Marina. We hope that you enjoyed your cruise. Please stay with us again soon. More

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Address: Pier 21, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
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Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Galveston Island > Galveston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Harbor House 2.5*
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Wheelchair access
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#7 Top resorts Hotel in Galveston #7 Romantic Hotel in Galveston #8 Family Hotel in Galveston
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The Harbor House Hotel resides in Galveston Wharf overlooking Galveston Bay. The Harbor House amenities feature spacious guest rooms with scenic harbor views, free Wi-Fi Internet access as well as complimentary breakfast. All Guest rooms are designed to reflect a relaxed ambiance, embellished with nautical-style furnishings and wooden floors. Enjoy nearby attractions, such as the Texas Seaport Museum, The Tall Ship Elissa, and The Great Storm Theater. ... more   less 
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