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The Galvestonian

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
Kacie M Frisco, Texas
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Frisco, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

stayed here June 29 - July 2, 2014 and happy we did. I would rate this place a 10 star if available...everything from the grounds, service and room were very clean, well lit and security. I love how they clean the beach everyday and no crossing busy streets to get to the beach...just a short walk across their wood bridge... More

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

First time there and our boys had a blast! Nice clean fun property with lots to do as well as great staff at the desk! We loved room 107 had everything we needed and more. Would definitely recommend this place.

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Jerseyville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a two bedroom unit 101 it was very comfortable and clean. The staff at the front desk was very friendly and helpful. We were in Galveston for my daughter's dance nationals. One of the ladies at the front desk came to watch the girls dance. I thought that was very sweet..The seaweed was terrible but, the groundworkers... More

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Beaumont, Texas
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family has visited the Galvestonian for several years now and always enjoy it -- year round. The last time we visited was the weekend of June 20-22, 2014. It is a great facility with pool, exercise equipment.outside grills, beach chairs and umbrellas and other amenities, all of which are more than adequate to accommodate all guests, even when the... More

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Dallas, Texas
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74 reviews 74 reviews
21 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a two bedroom unit for a long weekend and had a great stay! The front desk staff is wonderful and very helpful. Parking was a breeze! Swimming pool is gorgeous and the umbrella and chairs we rented at the beach were great and eliminated the stress of having to carry so much stuff. Only thing I would... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed June 22-29 for dance nationals and had a wonderful stay at this establishment. The seaweed was pretty bad, but it was cleaned off the beach 2 times a day so we managed to get some beach time. We had very windy, cloudy, and rainy weather, but with the very friendly staff, our children always had something to do.... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I went to Galveston while he attended a conference at the Galvestonian. I found the staff to be very helpful and friendly and the accomodations were very comfortable. I spent a lot of my time out at the pool while my husband was attending seminars and had a wonderful time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love every second the staff is extremely friendly the beach is so close no crossing street a lot restaurant's delivery to you room really quiet we was traveling with our 7 month old baby and the have a crib ready for when we show up my 4 kids my husband and I we love it we see you in... More

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

I am happy to hear that you found our front desk staff friendly! Customer service is our top priority and we definitely try to go above and beyond to make our guests feel welcomed! I am happy to hear that you will be visiting us again this summer. Thank you for choosing The Galvestonian. More

Houston, Texas
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

My husband and I joined our friends for a short but revitalizing day at The Galvestonian. We had visited Galveston before but just for the day and were unaware of the possibilities of being able to stay in such a secluded and calming place so close to Galveston's busy community. The apartment was large, spacious and comfortable with everything you... More

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

Thank you for choosing The Galvestonian! We are proud of the fact that we are voted # 1 on TripAdvisor. I’m pleased to know that you enjoyed the beautiful view from your balcony. Our guests love staying at the Galvestonian due to the fact that it is located on the beach and secluded from the large crowds/traffic that gathers near... More

Denton, Texas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This condo complex was a great retreat in Galveston away from the crowds. The facilities were top notch and right on the beach. No busy thoroughfare to cross risking your life! It is a condo complex and there are no restaurants or other retail amenities, but the drive back into town is not far. Grocery, CVS, fast food, etc.is all... More

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

Thank you for your kind words! I am happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. All of our condos have a wonderful view of the Gulf of Mexico and the fact that we are located on the beach is just an added bonus. We take pride in providing a clean environment for all of our guests. Thank you for your... 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): $$$
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Also Known As:
The Galvestonian Hotel Galveston
Galvestonian Hotel Galveston
Galvestonian Resort Galveston

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Amenities

Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Galveston #1 Top resorts Hotel in Galveston #1 Family Hotel in Galveston #1 On the Beach Hotel in Galveston #2 Best Value Hotel in Galveston
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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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