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The Galvestonian

3.0 of 5 1401 East Beach Drive, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lake Jackson
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time at the Galvestonian. It's on the east end of the island and it's actually on the beach. You do not have to cross the road to get to the beach. Much safer for families with kids. It also had a nice pool area with tons of outdoor eating space. Chairs were available for rent, or... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family visits the Galvestonian 3-4 times a year. We have a teenager as well as 3 kids 7 and under. This has been a perfect place for our family to vacation at the beach. The staff is friendly and helpful and the rooms are clean. No matter the time of year both pool and beach have been family friendly.... More 

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

this is the perfect place to be right on the beach. Its close enough to get to other sights but still off a little. The staff was great and it was so nice to have a whole small suite with everything we needed. We stayed 3 nites and will definately go back again.

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Thank you for choosing The Galvestonian! I am happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. Come visit us again soon! More 

Storm Lake, Iowa
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Galvestonian in December of 2014, and could not have had a better time The staff was wonderful. Close to the beach with outstanding views. The room was exceptional. We stayed in a 3 BR condo. In room games, and more in the lobby. Hot tub was always on and ready for guests. Heated outdoor pool was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We recently spent three nights on a return visit to the Galvestonian. We stayed in a different unit in the condo and it was even nicer than the one on our previous visit. We are always so impressed with the cleanliness of the property and the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff. Our stays have been in the off season... More 

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Woodridge, Illinois
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We have stayed in several different condos in this building over the years. Always a dependable place for a quiet beachfront stay close enough to enjoy the city's varied restaurants, shopping and sights but also a less crowded section of beach. Nice pool and hot tub area along with well appointed gym for the energetic. Friendly, helpful staff and large,... More 

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Nacogdoches, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

My wife and I stayed at this lovely property back in April and were so impressed that we decided to stay again for several days to celebrate our 46th wedding anniversary. We were assigned a very well appointed suite on the 9th floor, with a nice kitchen with all amenities, large living area and separate bedroom. Both the living room... More 

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houston, texas
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13 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I stayed at this condo back in late September 2014, for a ladies weekend. We stayed in Unit #912, on the 9th floor. It was a 2 bedroom/2 bath. The unit was nice, but needed a little updating. We had a great view of the beach and pool area (all the units have an ocean view). The unit offered all... More 

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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We booked two condos, which just happened to be next to each other, for a trip with my mother-in-law, who is 89 yrs old. Our condo was spotless, overlooking the ocean. The Galvestonian is on the east end of the island and very quiet. You are not far from the Strand and a lot of the popular restaurants are close... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

To celebrate our 40th anniversary, we took our 2 adult children and their significant others to Galveston for a 4-day getaway. We stayed in a 3-bedroom unit at the Galvestonian and were quite simply amazed. The grounds of this lovely property are immaculately kept. There is so much to do right on the property: bicycles, tennis courts, lovely pool and... 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*
Number of rooms: 97
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Also Known As:
The Galvestonian Hotel Galveston
Galvestonian Hotel Galveston
Galvestonian Resort Galveston
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#1 Family Hotel in Galveston
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Galveston
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Galveston
#1 Romantic Hotel in Galveston

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