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“Very clean but far away from beach” 4 of 5 stars
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SpringHill Suites Galveston Island
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   6303 Broadway St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551   |  
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Ranked #14 of 49 hotels in Galveston
Granbury, Texas
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87 reviews 87 reviews
33 hotel reviews
Reviews in 42 cities Reviews in 42 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Very clean but far away from beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

This hotel was very clean but not as updated as some of the newer Springhill Suites we have stayed in. The staff was very friendly and helpful in assisting with directions and great places to eat. It's a great place to stay if you are catching a cruise the next day. It will require a car to see the sights and to get to the cruise terminal.

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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Austin, Texas
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13 hotel reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

While this hotel is not on the beach it is quiet and clean. They offer a pretty substantial breakfast that comes with the room price. The breakfast offers eggs, sausage or bacon and the usual waffles, but in addition there is real oatmeal, healthy yogurt and fresh fruit. i come for business but there are a lot of families. It's not Moody Gardens, but then neither is the price and everything on the island is close.

Room Tip: i like a view of the bay instead of the highway. sunsets and sunrises (I don't see those but my...
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Houston, Texas
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

We stayed at this hotel last night and we very happy with it. The location is perfect; not right on the seawall, but it looks out to a bay. The hotel was clean - lobby, downstairs restroom, pool area and the room. The beds were comfortable... pillows and the bedspread. The bathroom was clean and very spacious - we loved the showerhead and there was plently of water pressure. The 2 women at the front desk were very gracious and made us feel right at home. We didn't get up early enough for the complimentary hot breakfast, but our friends did and they said the food was great. We would definately recommend this hotel to anyone!

Room Tip: Ask for a balcony room facing the bay
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Morgan, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here the night before our Disney Cruise. It was right off the highway. Short drive to restaurants, beach, boardwalk and cruise ship docks if u have a rental car. Saw complaints about getting back to hotel but was actually really easy to get back to with back roads (directions provided by hotel). GPS is helpful. Breakfast was good and a good start before our cruise. Would stay here again for the price. However if you don't have a rental car would not stay here and would recommend staying at a hotel along the beach as these are closer and would be walking distance to restaurants, stores, beach and the boardwalk with rides etc.

  • Stayed January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Bristow, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013 via mobile

Other reviews of this hotel said there was no view. There is if you are on the west side of the hotel. My room had a nice sunset over the bay view.

The breakfast was typical of Marriott properties. The rooms and lobby were clean and have modern furniture/tv, etc.

The pool is indoor. It's small but clean. Parking is limited but there. The main beach is a solid mile and a half but an easy drive. The location is good in that is right there when you come over the bridge from the mainland.

  • Stayed February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Santa Barbara, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

My wife and I stayed here the night before a cruise. Unfortunately, this hotel is on the wrong side of the island. If you want to be close to the cruise ships, you have to stay on the other side of the island, near the downtown area. This hotel was clean, the room was nice, and everything was fine. I didn't like the breakfast options, but I'm not a big breakfast eater. Overall very good.

Room Tip: Any room with a view of the bay.
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Ingram, Texas
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

We were a little concerned about this property after reading some dismal reviews. My sister's family stayed there in Oct, 2012 and reassured us that it was more than acceptable.
We arrived on a Saturday in anticipation of our cruise leaving on Sunday afternoon. Check-in was smooth, however upon arriving at our room, found we were close to the freeway AND next to the elevator-two things we specifically mentioned in our reservation. We went back to the reception area and they were very accomodating. We were moved to the 4th floor, as far as possible from the road noise and the elevator. It made for a quiet stay. To get a room facing the bay, you had to prepay when making the reservation. Breakfast was good, with a decent selection.
We wouldn't hesitate to stay here again.

Room Tip: 4th floor-away from road and elevator.
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Also Known As:
Springhill Suites Galveston Island Hotel Galveston
Springhill Suites Galveston Island Hotel
Springhill Suites Galveston
Address: 6303 Broadway St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551
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Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Galveston Island > Galveston
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Galveston
#17 Family Hotel in Galveston
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Hotel Class:3 star — SpringHill Suites Galveston Island 3*
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