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Beachcomber Inn
2.0 of 5 Motel   |   2825 61st Street, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551   |  
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Ranked #33 of 49 hotels in Galveston
Park Hill, Oklahoma
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great value for the price!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We stayed here pre cruise in Sep 2013, it was hundreds less than what we were going to spend at the Harbor House. For the price you pay you get your moneys worth. It was close to the ocean, clean, and the staff was friendly. We will stay here again when we leave for our next cruise.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Fort Worth, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

This place was not a seedy hotel but it wasn't anything special either. I would not go here again. Positives were, waffle house right next door and beach within walking distance, about a block and a half. The young ladies that were there when we checked in were really nice and helpful, trying to get our three rooms together. But the people we encountered afterward throughout the 2 days we stayed were not the friendliest.

The prices were supposed to be a bargain at 70 per night friday and 130 per night weekend. So it averaged about 100.00 per night. Which really was no bargain considering the location, service, and condition of hotel.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

Close to seawall and 61st street fishing pier. For a few frills hotel, we got what we expected. Everything was to our satisfaction. Staff was Very friendly and filled every request we made. No complaints.

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Bryan, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Great price! Bed was comfortable ! Close to the seawall ! Customer service was great we will be staying at this hotel on our next trip! Good job beachcomber you've come a long way! They have done a lot of updates !

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

For 100 dollars a night, the location was awesome. As for cleanliness they could spend a little more effort on this part. Our room had mold on the bathroom ceiling, there was mold on the lampshades beside the bed and when we walked in a musty smell smacked us in the face not to mention the rips in the comforters on the bed and they were so kind as to give us dirty towels. I would not recommend this hotel unless you absolutely have to.

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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South Wales, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

After researching several properties for our recent family trip to Galveston, I booked the Beachcomber Inn. Several factors led me to this decision. First of all, the property has an excellent location: a block away from a major grocery store and two blocks away from the beach. Second, they advertised refrigerators, microwaves and coffee makers in every room. When I made our reservation, I requested a handicap room on the first floor. Upon our arrival to the property, we were greeted and told that our room was ready. The first thing that we noticed was that the AC was on full-blast and the room felt cold. This is a good thing, because it was nearly 100 degrees outside and not having a good AC in the room would have been uncomfortable. In addition, the room was clean and ready for our stay. Actually, I was impressed with the cleanliness of the refrigerator and microwave. As you can tell from my other Galveston post, we only used the room to sleep and shower. We stayed two nights, and even left the property before the seven o’clock breakfast on the first morning. (We were on the beach by 6:30.) However, we ate breakfast before checkout on our last day. It was appropriate. There were three or four different offerings for cold cereal, three selections of juice, instant oatmeal and a selection of breads with cream cheese and jelly packets. The breakfast area was well-maintained. And finally, there was a pool. It was small, but well-kept. I went for a swim on in the afternoon of our second day. The pool is big enough to cool off or for small children to play around for a little while. In general, I recommend this property. If you do decide to stay there, it is a good idea to make reservations, because they seemed to be at capacity every night we were there.

Room Tip: We stayed in the first floor handicap double room: room number 106.
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Houston, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

We just stayed here for four nights on our recent Galveston trip. If you're like us and spend your time on the beach, sightseeing and just enjoying Galveston and just need a good clean room with cold a/c, comfortable bed, good tub and shower at a good in-season rate then Beachcomber fills the bill. Room has a dorm size refrigerator and small microwave. Because the refrigerator was big, we could bring in more food to keep and take with us to the beach. Worked out well for us and we have no complaints. Housekeeping was very friendly and appreciated our small daily tip with a little extra attention. Pool is small and nothing to brag about. The continental breakfast is pretty standard and not much seating available. Also, the wifi never seemed to be working while we were here and the staff couldn't really speak to why that was so. We would recommend this if you're on a budget or other preferred choices are booked.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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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Additional Information about Beachcomber Inn

Address: 2825 61st Street, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551
Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Galveston Island > Galveston
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #33 of 49 hotels in Galveston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Beachcomber Inn 2*
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