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The Galvestonian

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1401 East Beach Drive, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My hubby and I spent my 50th birthday here and it was fabulous as always. We've been coming here for 20 years, however The Galvestonian keeps everything so beautiful that it seems like a new fresh condo! The grounds are always gorgeous. The condos are always clean and the views are to die for! We had the large one bedroom... More 

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Happy belated birthday! I am happy you chose to spend your birthday at The Galvestonian! It sounds like you had a wonderful time. Thank you for your kind words and sharing your feedback regarding your stay! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place to stay! Clean, quiet, friendly staff. Beautiful grounds and nice views. Feels more secluded than the hotels on the sea wall. Nice boardwalk straight to the beach. The pool was a hit of course. Perfect room size for our little family.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was my second visit to the Galvestonian with my grandsons. It was called "summer bash" and prices were reduced, but better than that- they had kid activities each day and burgers and hotdogs at the pool each night. Lots of fun activities each day and ended each night with s'mores at the fire pit! Very very fun time right... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My extended family rents 2 or 3 condos at this beach side resort every summer. The units are well cared for and up to date every time. There is a swimming pool, hot tub, indoor and outdoor gathering areas, as well as the beach and the ocean right outside the gate. Every room has an ocean view.The staff are always... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this to be a very comfortable/relaxing location away from the main drag of Galveston allowing for a more peaceful time. It is not a showpiece BUT it is comfortable and well maintained with activities if you want to partake. Even though it was pricier than other properties there, we do value our space and once we saw how... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family of five rented a three bedroom condo, and we could not have been happier. Our room on the 6th floor was beyond what we could have imagined -- the owners spared no expensive in furnishing and maintaining their property. The staff here were also phenomenal. Everything was perfect, and the front desk was exceptional in their service. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Why worry yourselves with staying in a hotel on the beachwall and walking across to the beach with the kids. And, trying to be sure you cross at the light, and not jaywalk. Stay at the Galvestonian! You are on the beach, that's the east beach in Galveston. Great location, easy access to the beach, beach is raked daily, umbrella... More 

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Mansfield, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once again, the Galvestonian was awesome!! My only complaint was our unit, which is not the Galvestonians fault. The couch and chairs were terribly uncomfortable and the straw chairs for the dining table were very itchy and scratched our legs. This will not prevent me from staying here, we will just be sure and never choose this unit again. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

See my review of the Doubletree. The Galvestonian is good WHEN compared to most hotels in town, mainly due to better management. This place has more privacy on beach (I prefer) and is away from the obnoxious noise on the seawall boulevard. The pool area is very well maintained. I would stay here again if I returned to Galveston. That... More 

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Gallatin, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed the last week of February, 2015. The weather was unfortunately horrible. The unit was great, 2 bedroom, 2 bath. The complex was nearly empty due to weather and off season. The staff was friendly and helpful. The location of this complex is perfect for families, away from the party spots on the strip. The beach is accessible without... More 

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