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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a great place to stay when visiting Galveston. Great staff and management with amenities galore. The residents are so hospitable, respectful and appreciative of your visit. We were able to enjoy the continental breakfast Sunday morning, the hot coffee, the hot tub and especially enjoyed the beach umbrellas and chairs on the beach. The clear water and sunshine was... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit to the area. I used Trip Advisor to research places to stay. The Galvestonian was at the top of the list. It seemed to check all of the boxes from the description and reviews, and we were extremely pleased about the location (on the beach and 10 minutes from the downtown area). As others have... More 

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Thank Carol78217
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Right on the beach, no crossing streets on your own manicured beach. And did I mention all rooms have a terrific view? You're only 5 min from the strand and it's really a nice get away! Condo living at its best!

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Thank Beauchicken
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for our annual fall vacation and it was our first time. The unit was small, but very cozy. We LOVED all the amenities offered. The heated pools were perfect! This place is gorgeous! We will definitely be back!

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Thank Dusty B
The Woodlands, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay here was so peaceful and relaxing. Open the door and all you hear is the surf, no traffic no crowd noise, just the surf. It's location is everything! Placed right on the beach with consideration for the beautiful grassy dunes with a dune walkover, lots of sand and sea. No cars allowed on this beach and it is... More 

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Thank Mary C
Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family vacation with private beach area. Great pool and amenities. Beautifully appointed 2 bed/2bath, fully stocked kitchen. Room 312. Continental breakfast, beach wagons provided for convenience. We loved it!

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Thank dallasnative32
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

My hubby and I have been coming here for 20+ years. It's always a great stay. This year was no exception. The rooms are always fresh and clean with a gorgeous ocean front view. Our favorite is the 1 bedroom deluxe since it offers 2 balconies. Our bed this time was not too comfy, probably in need of a replacement.... More 

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

Thank you for choosing The Galvestonian as your place to stay in Galveston! Our housekeeping department works very hard to insure that our property is well kept and clean at all times. It sounds like you and your husband enjoyed the different amenities our property has to offer, especially the groomed beach! I am sorry to hear that the bed... More 

Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Great location, great pool, really quiet room, friendly staff. Decided to stay here over moody gardens. We wanted the beach nearby and a pool so this was perfect. We ate at our unit for most meals. We were on the 4th floor and it was a wonderful view. Beautiful beach and grounds. Very well run property.

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

Thank you for choosing The Galvestonian! I’m pleased to hear that you enjoyed the beautiful view of the Gulf of Mexico from your 4th floor balcony. Our guests love staying at the Galvestonian due to the fact that it is located on the beach and secluded from the large crowds/traffic that gathers near the seawall. We are happy you enjoyed... More 

Rusk, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

This is our second vacation stay. We were so impressed with our first one in 2014 that we had to do it again. We stayed in Unit 612 last week. It was beautifully decorated and clean. Our stay was absolutely perfect!

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

Thank you for choosing to visit The Galvestonian again! We love our loyal guests. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay in unit 612. All of the units are individually owned and decorated which gives the guest the opportunity to choose their ideal room when booking. We hope to see you a third time around! More 

Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

We enjoyed a romantic 3 day weekend for our first trip to the Galvestonian. Quiet, clean and nice 2/2 condo with a lovely view. The staff are friendly and we had everything we needed for a relaxing time. Would highly recommend for couples and families looking for a private beach experience.

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

We are happy to hear you enjoyed your romantic weekend at The Galvestonian! It sounds like you had a very relaxing weekend. Thank you so much for visiting The Galvestonian and enjoying our beautiful property on the beach. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Galvestonian is designed for pleasure and relaxation. For outdoor fun, the large heated swimming pool, which features a hot-tub Jacuzzi, is elevated on a deck which runs almost the entire length of the building. This affords the privacy you deserve, plus a spectacular view of the Gulf of Mexico. The spacious poolside cabana is quiet, shaded area for enjoying pool side refreshments. For tennis buffs, there are two lighted courts. And, of course, there are miles of beach a few steps down from the pool deck. You can stroll along the water's edge, build sand castles or simply relax on the sand and let the sun's golden rays warm your body.East Beach is the most exclusive beach in Texas. Only 50 minutes from Hobby Airport and only three minutes from downtown Galveston. East Beach is a hideaway which will allow you to escape life's pressures. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Galvestonian

Address: 1401 East Beach Drive, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-3323
Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Galveston Island > Galveston
Price Range: $236 - $332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Galvestonian 3*
Number of rooms: 67
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Also Known As:
The Galvestonian Hotel Galveston
Galvestonian Hotel Galveston
Galvestonian Resort Galveston
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Galveston
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Galveston
#1 Family Hotel in Galveston
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Galveston
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