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The Mermaid & The Dolphin Inn

1103 33rd St., Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Galveston, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

After researching B&B's I thought The Mermaid & Dolphin Inn would definitely be the place to go according to their pictures and "customer" comments. WATCH OUT Folks!!! Biggest lie around!!!!When we got there, we thought surely we had the wrong place. A couple of old mattresses were lying out near the street. (That should have been our first clue.) We... More 

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Puerto de Mogan, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We spent a lovely weekend at "The Mermaid&The Dolphin". It was a very charming B&B with excelent service. The garden was beatiful and we sat there and watched all flowers and birds. Good breakfast but we missed a little more varaity of bread and cheese. But all together, a lovely stay!

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

My husband and I went to The Mermaid & Dolphin Inn for our Valentines Getaway. The home is beautifully decorated throughout and the landscape was beautiful. Minutes away from the beach and boardwalk. When we arrived the gentleman told us that the room we had reserved didn't have cable, they were working on it so he upgraded us for free... More 

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Farmington, Utah
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

B&B is old, and shows a lot of wear. Toilet seat looked as if it had been picked up from the garbage dump — discolored, chipped and very old. Faucet handles in the bathroom were broken and not repaired; water temperature in the shower could not be regulated — either too hot or ice cold. Photos on the internet are... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Our first visit to this charming B&B was for our wedding in 2012. The night before the wedding, I stayed by myself, and had to check-in late because wedding preparations kept me late on the north side of town. My fiance called the innkeeper, let him know I was going to be late and about what time I would arrive,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

My partner and I stayed here on Valentine's Day. It was incredibly romantic, from the private jacuzzi on our balcony to the surprisingly beautiful gardens in the back to the Victorian decor in the rooms. The owner and host was gracious and accommodating! We've decided this is where we want to spend every Valentine's Day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

I took my lady there for a surprise birthday getaway. And she was so overwelmed with it she was crying .I ordered the birthday balloon with cake it was great . The staff was great too. It was just a romantic great stay . Just something you have to experiance because there isn't enough words to describe the experience of... More 

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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

This was a great stay for us and we were pleased with our accommodations and the service that we received. When we arrived everything was ready for us. The room was very comfortable. We will stay at this establishment again in the future. John was ready to help with anything that was needed. The hot tub for our room was... More 

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

This was my birthday celebration that blew me away! My boyfriend arranged this gorgeous place for us to relax and rest and true tranquility it was very peaceful beautiful gardens was just amazing and I love the fruit and the flowers it was like being in a rainforest just beautiful plants and everything was labeled the room took me back... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

We have been long time visitors of the Mermaid and Dolphin, this is by far the BEST and most charming place in Galveston. I feel comfortable, at ease and like I am at home when we visit. We visit probably once every 6 months... it is so worth it. The owner Jeff is amazing and the property rooms and atmosphere... More 

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