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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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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent 3 nights in a one bed room condo. The location is great. Away from the seawall noise and traffic, but close enough that it takes only minutes to be back to all the activity. Our condo had a cute beach theme décor...the kitchen, bath and bedrooms were large and well equipped with most anything you could want or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I cannot give enough accolades to this wonderful condo complex- there is a reason it's #1 on trip advisor! Quiet location perfect/ away from Seawall , great gulf view, staff just amazing! Stayed several other places in Galveston previously, but we are sold on East beach area and the Galvestonian for future trips.

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San Antonio, Texas
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85 reviews 85 reviews
18 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is in a great location right on the water. The condos are nicely furnished and in good repair. Staff is friendly when you have the occasion to encounter them, mainly at check in and out. The walk to the private beach is nice. You are a little down from the busy main strip, but not far enough to... More 

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

Thank you for choosing The Galvestonian! I am happy to hear you enjoyed yourself while visiting our property. As you mentioned the Galvestonian is directly on the beach and although our beach isn't private, it definitely feels that way. Our location is perfect for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life, but close enough to all... More 

Austin, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my Mom here for 3 nights for Mother's Day weekend and she loved it. I say it was on pelican highway because pelicans flew right past our balconies all day long and that was wonderful. On our way there we picked up some hors d'oeuvres and wine and some breakfast items and had a great 3 night stay.... More 

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

Thank you for your kind words about The Galvestonian. I like that you named your review "Pelican Highway!" All of our condominiums have a beautiful view of the Gulf of Mexico and as you mentioned, you get the perfect view of the pelicans flying nearby. I hope your mother enjoyed spending Mother's Day at The Galvestonian! More 

Huntsville, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love the Galvstonian because it is a quiet, family friendly place to stay while enjoying their beautiful, clean beach. We stay because the staff is very friendly and helpful. We come because if you want a quiet, relaxing stay at the beach to find your serenity, this in the only place in Galveston to stay.

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

You have described The Galvestonian perfectly. We really do have an amazing staff that goes above and beyond for each guest. Thank you so much for staying at The Galvestonian. Please come visit us again soon! More 

Tomball, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a photographer, and for the last 7 years I have stayed at the Galvestonian twice(may and oct) a year every year when I shoot beach sessions. The beach is always clean, even during "the seaweed fury of 2014" the staff knew shot on the beach early and they had the beach swept before my sessions so that i... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Galvestonian has the best service desk you will ever come to know. No matter the time, in person, or on the phone, you will always get the nicest people and the best service. We have stayed there three years in a row, and will not go anywhere else. The rooms and view are comparable to other places, though you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I made the decision to stay here instead of near the convention center for a three-day business trip and I couldn't have been happier. The front desk staff was very friendly and explained all of the little perks and features of the property upon our arrival. The view from the room was great (1212) and the shape of the building... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

A beautiful, spacious and very comfortable 3 bedroom, 3 bath condo with amazing views of the Gulf of Mexico. The attention to details and design were delightful. The fully stocked kitchen with every size pot or pan and the many well working appliances made this condo a pleasure to cook in and enjoy family dinners around a great round table.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We spent a long weekend at our old favorite, the Galvestonian, and were quickly reminded why it's our favorite. The staff is incredible without being intrusive, the rooms are clean and spacious, and the weather, which of course the staff controlled, was impeccable.

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