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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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Carrizo Springs, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

This is the 3rd year our group has stayed here when we visit for The Lone Star Rally. It is a very nice place to stay. The staff has always been very polite and helpful, the rooms are excellent, with a great view of the ocean. If all goes well, we will probably be back next year.

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Midlothian, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

We were there for the Beach Dash, so chose the Galvestonian because of it's location. What a lucky find! Our 3 BR/3BA on the 11th floor was huge and gorgeous. Very clean, and great for our whole family. We enjoyed the pool area, and the barbecue area. We had a nice birthday celebration at The Pelican Club, where they made... More 

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Conroe, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

We love the Galvestonian because it is quiet, friendly and away from everything. We like to go with our kids and just be with them and not have to worry about leaving unless we go to a local restaurant. Everything in Galveston is easy and close to get to. The remodeled units are fabulous. I always browse the pictures and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012 via mobile

Best hotel in Galveston. A bit isolated on the east end of the island but all the better for it. Arguably a bit dated but staff are extremely helpful and, after an issue with our toilet, we were upgraded to a 2 bedroom suite. ThanksRos! Pool area is good and beach access easy.

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Lubbock, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

Had a wonderful time at the Galvestonian. The condo was great and very clean. The staff was wonderful as well, but the only problem we had someone stole our prescription medication. So when you leave either put the don't disturb sign out or just take the meds with you. Other than that we really loved staying there and will stay... More 

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Houston, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

We live in Houston and visit Galveston at least once a month. I have no idea how how in the World this hotel ranks #1 on this list. Wow We have stayed here twice, once by choice and the other by no other choice. Yes, the hotel is on the beach which is very nice but that where it stops... More 

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

You are correct. We are not, and do not advertise our property as a hotel. I did notice that trip Advisor lists us as “Rated #1 of 45 Hotels in Galveston” I can see how the word hotel might be misleading. I will ask Trip Advisor to use the word property instead of Hotel. There are properties in the group... More 

Houston, Texas
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91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

We have been to the Galvestonian about six times over the last 10 years. It is always a joy. All rooms face the ocean so just choose the size you need for your group and book it. The Galvestonian is right on a quiet part of the East Beach, you just cross over the dunes on their own bridge. The... More 

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Eastland Tx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

If you are wanting the best in a vacation resort, look no further. We stayed at The Galvestonian in August, and frankly we did not want to leave. In fact we requested an additional night because it was so fantastic. Our condo #107 was not only spotless, but it was so well stocked I was in shock! Both the balconies... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

We recently got the pleasure to stay at the Galvestonian (room 1215). The Galvestonian is AMAZING!!! This was a trip for our family and a close friend (6 people total). I had not been to Galveston in years and remember it not being that great last time. I now know that was because I stayed in the wrong place since... More 

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Houston, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

We've stayed at many different types of accomodations over the past thirty plus years of vacationing in Galveston but the Galvestonian is our favorite and we return year after year. I always study the Internet site with pictures of the rental units available and pick the one I want. I have never been disappointed in the condo. The grounds and... More 

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