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The Galvestonian

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   1401 East Beach Drive, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
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Ranked #1 of 49 hotels in Galveston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
evstac Fulshear, Texas
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Fulshear, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent three lovely nights here this past weekend. Such a lovely place away from the hustle and bustle in Galveston. The condo that we stayed in was very nice and clean. Loved being able to bring groceries and have a small kitchen available to make quick meals. Everyone is very friendly. Not all units are allowed to be rented... More

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Montgomery, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Actually this is a condo high rise with rooms available from 1 bedroom to 3 bedrooms. This is a wonderful place. Very clean and well kept grounds. Pool, hot tub, and right on the beach. They do an excellent job of managing the sea weed so the beach, almost private, is clean. No resturant, but, many are near HY and... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really good experience there. You get treated like first class. Rooms are nice. Views are amazing. Easy access to the beach. I loved having the free coffee and tea that they offer in the lobby. Room was very clean. Will definitely come back!๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

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Euless, Texas, USA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my fourth stay at the Galvestonian and this time, we brought the whole family. As usual, it was excellent! The staff is very helpful and the property is maintained at high standards. It is on the east end of Galveston Island and is away from the crowds and you don't have to cross seawall to get to the... More

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Dallas, Texas
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Private pool and walk to the beach with chair service, what more could you ask for!? Perfect place for families, couples or just a girls long week-end. Very friendly and helpful. Plenty of space with one, two or three bedroom condos.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While looking for hotels in Galveston, we came across The Galvestonian. Not really a hotel but nothing less than a 4-5 star. The property itself is a little far from the seawall drive which for me is the best point of this hotel. The staff are extremely friendly and take every opportunity to help the guests. We had the pleasure... More

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Gregory C, General Manager at The Galvestonian, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback about your recent stay with us. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed our resort amenities and excellent service by our team members. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More

Tyler, Texas
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took our family of 7 to the Galvesonian. We rented room 312, which really had enough space with the couch bed for up to 9 people. It was well decorated, very clean, and a real gem. We loved our stay here. The front desk was super friendly. We did have to wait an hour past check-in for our room. The... More

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Norman, Oklahoma
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family stayed here for 4 days. We had a very homey feeling. The grounds are beautiful, very well manicured. Pool was always clean and big. Our condo has been updated with new bath and kitchen. Plenty of space. (Could use a new sofa) We had a wonderful ocean view. The area has had a lot of seaweed this summer... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our 4th visit in about a 15 year span. Came here when kids were little now they are grown. This trip was just me and the hubby. Excellent place to stay for families and couples. Great location. The beach is cleaned daily and the staff is friendly. All rooms have views of the ocean. Love it!

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Thank you for choosing The Galvestonian. I am happy to hear that you and your husband enjoyed your stay with us. More

Fort Collins, Colorado
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63 reviews 63 reviews
9 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We stayed here the week after 4th of July. The staff at this place are what make it so great, well the beach isn't bad either. There was so much sea weed that it was nice to have a pool as well. The property is clean and well maintained. They were doing their best to move the sea weed so... More

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Address: 1401 East Beach Drive, 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:3 star — The Galvestonian 3*
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Galvestonian Hotel Galveston
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The Galvestonian is designed for pleasure and relaxation. For outdoor fun, the large heated swimming pool, which features a hot-tub Jacuzzi, is elevated on a deck which runs almost the entire length of the building. This affords the privacy you deserve, plus a spectacular view of the Gulf of Mexico. The spacious poolside cabana is quiet, shaded area for enjoying pool side refreshments. For tennis buffs, there are two lighted courts. And, of course, there are miles of beach a few steps down from the pool deck. You can stroll along the water's edge, build sand castles or simply relax on the sand and let the sun's golden rays warm your body.East Beach is the most exclusive beach in Texas. Only 50 minutes from Hobby Airport and only three minutes from downtown Galveston. East Beach is a hideaway which will allow you to escape life's pressures. ... more   less 
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