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The Galvestonian

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   1401 East Beach Drive, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mansfield, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I am so glad we found this place on Tripadvisor!! We took a last minute end of summer trip and I'm so happy we stayed here. Our room was excellent, bed very comfy and tastefully decorated. They had all we needed in the kitchen. Beach was so nice. Activities for the kids everyday. We loved it and definitely will be... 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. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More

Houston, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to Galveston a few times and decided to do a quick weekend away before school started. We picked this location because of the reviews and the prices were inline with the more expensive hotels. I thought is was a bit pricy, but decided to give it a shot. Wow - we were blown away. The location was... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The first time I stayed we had a wonderful room. Our room we had this time was very dirty. When we checked in they told us dishwasher was out and would be fixed the next day, never heard anything else about it for the 5 days we were there. Front desk seems to be unclear about what the maids do.... More

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

I am disappointed to hear that you did not enjoy your recent stay at The Galvestonian. We make every effort to provide a trouble free memorable experience and respond quickly if something goes wrong. It is clear to me that we let you down and I am truly sorry for that. Let me assure you that we have discussed the... More

Fulshear, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

We appreciate our loyal guests! Our housekeeping and beach maintenance staff works extremely hard to provide a clean environment for all of our guests. I am happy to hear their hard work does not go unnoticed. Thank you for choosing The Galvestonian and I hope you will come visit us again soon. More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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Gregory C, General Manager at The Galvestonian, responded to this review

I am happy to hear you enjoyed your recent stay with us. All of our condos have a full view of the Gulf of Mexico and as you mentioned the view is simply amazing! Thank you for your kind words. Come visit us again soon. More

Euless, Texas, USA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks 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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Gregory C, General Manager at The Galvestonian, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing The Galvestonian. We appreciate our loyal guests! We continue to receive many great comments about our property's location. I do appreciate you taking the time to share your comments. Come visit us again soon! More

Dallas, Texas
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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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Thank you for your kind words! I am happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at The Galvestonian. Come visit us again soon. More

Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

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 July 23, 2014

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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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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Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
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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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