We recently stayed at this hotel for two nights and were pleasantly surprised by the experience, as recent reviews were spotty. At check-in, the friendly clerk allowed to us obtain our room early and we were upgraded to the top floor with a spectacular view. Unfortunately the room was infested with sugar ants. Despite the best efforts of the staff, the ant problems continued, so we were given another equivalent room down the hall. In addition, were were given breakfast coupons for our stay due to the inconvenience. Although some of the common areas need updating, the rooms are very nice and clean. Seawall boulevard provides a wonderful area for walking, shopping, and dining. The staff was uniformly friendly and responsive.
I highly recommend this hotel and I would not hestitate to stay here again
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Holiday Inn on the Beach features 8 stories of Gulfview rooms on beautiful Galveston Island. We are located at the premier San Luis Resort in the heart of the Texas Gulf Coast! Most of our 178 rooms have private balconies that overlook the Gulf or our sparkling outdoor pool. The Jetty Restaurant located in our lobby area provides breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as, room service. The famous B Jiggers Lounge is also located in our lobby offering live entertainment on the weekends and Happy Hour specials. Our hotel is centrally located to many Galveston attractions. Bring your sun block for your trip to the beach or Schlitterbahn Water Park. Go for a wild ride on the Rainforest CafÃ© and Adventure Ride, or if shopping is more your style spend the day at the Historical Strand Shopping District. Stay before a cruise on Royal Caribbean or Carnival Cruise Lines, and park your car with us, we provide transportation to and from the cruise terminals. Whether you want to take a historic home tour at Bishop s Palace, Moody Mansion or Ashton Villa or catch a play at The Grand 1894 Opera House we are the place to stay. The Galveston Island Convention Center is only blocks away, as well as prominent universities, UTMB and Texas A & M University. Upcoming Special Events: Lone Star Motorcycle Rally, and Mardi Gras. Now come Explore Galveston! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Resort Galveston-On The Beach Hotel Galveston
- Holiday Inn Galveston
- Galveston Holiday Inn