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Hilton Galveston Island Resort
Ranked #9 of 51 Hotels in Galveston
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“Wow! It doesn’t get much better than this!!!!”
Reviewed February 7, 2005

I stayed at the Hilton in Galveston for two nights before I went on a cruise. I stay in a hotel approximately 20 to 30 days a year and as an experienced traveler I can say that the service at this Hilton is second to none! I was happy to find out that the Hilton offers a shuttle service to take you to and from the pier, and they gladly let you park your car in their lot while you’re on your cruise (for FREE!!). Everyone from the bellboy to the waiter at the bar was cheerful and responsive to any need you may have. With their great pool and location close to restaurants and beach this hotel is ideal for family, couples, or business travelers. I will definitely be staying here again on my next cruise trip to Galveston!!

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kristin s, Guest Relations Manager at Hilton Galveston Island Resort, responded to this review, November 2, 2016
"It does not get any better than this!" is the statement we love hearing. We appreciate your kind words about the hotel and staff and look forward to you returning to the hotel.
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Reviewed January 10, 2005

Stayed for two nights on the New Year's weekend prior to a cruise departure on Sunday. We found the hotel to be quite pleasant, the pool was fun -- even though the weather was not the most agreeable -- they kept the heat cranked in the pool and hot tub. Hotel staff were extemely friendly and accomodating. Not a cranky person in the place, which was amazing considering it was probably the busiest weekend of the year for them and I am sure they had more than a few drunks to deal with. Even on New Year's day when the staff had to clean up from the night before they seemed cheerful and joking about the mountains of laundry they were carting every - which -way. We took advantage of their extended parking for the cruise and that went without a hitch -- they even paged us when they found out our ship was boarding earlier than expected due to fog delays! The hotel is in a good location close to lots of restaurants (Landry's was fantastic!), it really was a wonderful place and a bargain considering the amenities and location -- now if only our cruise had been as pleasant as our stay at the Hilton .... but that's another review for another site ....

We'd definately stay there again.

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Reviewed August 18, 2004

Excellent location, in the 'complex' with the new Galveston convention center, the San Luis Resort, Holiday Inn, Landry's Seafood, Rainforest Cafe, IHOP; right across Seawall Blvd. from the beach. Large 'swim around' pool with center bar. Big rooms, clean, efficient full service hotel, typical of Hilton. Hotel rooms with balconies overlook the Gulf - nice view, excellent sea breeze. Great place to stage from to walk, bike or drive to other Galveston attractions.

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COtravler77, Manager at Hilton Galveston Island Resort, responded to this review, December 10, 2016
It is awesome to see after all these years that guests in the past still say the same great things about the hotel and we appreciate it. Thank you again and we look forward to you returing in the near future.
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Property: Hilton Galveston Island Resort
Address: 5400 Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-5874
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Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Galveston Island > Galveston
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Galveston
#4 Spa Hotel in Galveston
#5 Business Hotel in Galveston
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Galveston
#10 Romantic Hotel in Galveston
#12 Family Hotel in Galveston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hilton Galveston Island Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 240
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Unwind at Hilton Galveston Island Resort and enjoy a premier oceanfront location overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. Situated on the historic Seawall Boulevard at the 32-acre San Luis Resort, this Galveston hotel is within close walking distance of the beach, fishing piers, shopping and restaurants. Relax in a cozy guest room with elegant, ocean-inspired decor and marvel at breathtaking sea views form a private balcony, or choose a suite with separate living space. ... more   less 
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