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The Galvestonian

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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.
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Business Center with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
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We were more than pleasantly surprised with the quality of this condo style hotel. If you have seen its location, it's not near any Galveston tourist activities, so you have to drive to eat anywhere. But we loved the place. Super friendly staff; great views of the Gulf from any
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Response from Sergio O, General Manager at The Galvestonian
Responded Oct 30, 2018
Dear UFTAMU Thank you for taking the time to write a review of The Galvestonian Beach Resort. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and, like so many visitors, found the setting, facilities and location ideal for a perfect getaway. We were disappointed that the rating was less than five stars which we strive to earn, but perhaps upon a future visit you will be even more pleased with your stay. Your comments are indeed helpful and we appreciate the candid feedback. It may be worth noting that one of the main reasons we are #1 on Trip Advisor and travelers prefer us is primarily due to our our secluded and quiet location away from the noise, congestion and crowds. The Galvestonian is indeed a peaceful oasis, as you have noted and experienced. We look forward to seeing you back again soon. Kind regards, Sergio
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Hello, I recently stayed here for the second time, this time with my kids. We actually rented a VRBO property because we were trying to save a bit of money, BUT that was just awful. Won't go into to details other than we had to get the heck out of that VRBO place and I called
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Response from Sergio O, General Manager at The Galvestonian
Responded May 3, 2018
Dear tamarasS4434VY, Thank you so much for your kind and nice words about your stay with us. We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review, which is very important to us and of course, to other travelers. Although it is unfortunate that you were inconvenienced starting your vacation, we are delighted that you ended up with us and were even able to check-in earlier than the usual time. We all agree with you that Dolores conveys a wonderful hospitality spirit and truly enjoys making our guests comfortable and happy. She's definitely a treasured member of our team. I also agree that our operations team indeed keeps The Galvestonian immaculate as a show-piece. I am also glad to know that all ended well and that your whole family had a pleasant stay; hopefully the delightful memories will last a lifetime. We hope to see you all back again soon. Warm regards, Sergio
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Have stayed here multiple times and keep going back. Very relaxing, quiet, great pool & hot tub, easy access to the beach, wonderful rooms with beautiful ocean views, convenient parking, and quick access to Galveston. Highly recommend.
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Response from Sergio O, General Manager at The Galvestonian
Responded Oct 18, 2018
Dear RobertS14033 Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of The Galvestonian Beach Resort. We are delighted that you enjoyed it and that that you are one of our many return and frequent visitors. The a majority of our guests return time and again as there just isn't another place like The Galvestonian, being directly on the beach, which we groom daily. Everyone likes the style and open design of the resort as it lends well to relaxing and "breaking away" from the hustle and pressures of the city. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, Sergio
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We chose The Galvestonian because it is one of only a handful of places ON THE BEACH. My husband and I rented #1205 for two nights and we were so pleased with our staycation. It was clean, decorated nice, and stocked with everything we needed. The only thing we needed was food
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Response from Sergio O, General Manager at The Galvestonian
Responded Oct 9, 2018
Dear lmlaw_11, Thank you for your very nice review and comments. I assume you were also able to enjoy the spectacular sunrises from 1205. We are glad you enjoyed the large pool deck and pristine pool. I know it is very relaxing and a true getaway spot, and so close to Houston! Fortunately the mosquitoes have abated somewhat. With so much recent rain, the city, county and us have been battling control for territory with these pesky bugs. Thanks for the observation on the bed. We will review it and determine a practical solution. We hope to see you back again soon Kind regards, Sergio
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We recently spent 4 nights at the Galvestonian. We had done the same a few years ago and both visits were exceptional. We stayed in a 1 bedroom deluxe which meant anywhere in the condo we had ocean views (except the bathroom, of course). The condo was immaculate and well
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Response from Sergio O, General Manager at The Galvestonian
Responded Oct 9, 2018
Dear Brian S We hated that you left too! We are so glad you were able to stop and "smell the surf", reading, quietly contemplating the gift of our location on Galveston's large secluded East Beach. We operate as a resort and it is pleasure for us to create a magic experience for everyone. We hope to see you back again soon. Many thanks for your nice comments Kind regards, Sergio
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Hello Molly, There is a laundry area located on the lobby level free of charge to our guests.
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The Galvestonian is not a resort with activity staff. The units are individually owned and rented out by the Galvestonian staff. It's like being at a typical high rise condo with pool, gym, etc. They have bikes for rent and umbrellas and chairs for the beach. It's like home away from home. Bring your groceries, each unit has a full kitchen with all the pots, pans, silverware, etc.
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Hello! Yes you are able to bring your own umbrella set up. We keep a space in the middle of the Galvestonian Umbrellas for you to set up. We do have pool and beach towels available to you as well.
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They have one, two, and three bedroom rates. Give them a call @ (888) 526-6161. Also, there is a new restaurant next door.
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No. Only owners are allowed to have pets. Renters are not.
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"Bring your own knives. The knives provided were extremely dull."
"Virtually every snail-like shell of any size had a hermit crab to watch. Beware the of the mosquitos and use bug spray to keep them away. .."
"All of the rooms have an ocean view so you can't go wrong!"
"Room 1112 was nice. Don’t recommend room 707."
"All rooms seem to have great views."
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PRICE RANGE
$223 - $484 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
United StatesTexasTexas Gulf CoastGalveston IslandGalveston
NUMBER OF ROOMS
67
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