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MakandBens in Gal, TX Large 20 x 20 deck for entertaining in back
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Privacy fencing all around backyard
MakandBens in Gal, TX
Large 20 x 20 deck for entertaining in back
Firepit area is perfect for smores or chilling with a nice cold beverage.
Firepit area with bench seating
Picnic area with park style BBQ grill
Private parking in the back will save you money now that the city is charging on the seawall
Outdoor shower.
New stainless full size stove, dishwasher and Frig.
Coffee cups, sugar and salt and pepper.
Plastic plates and cups for kids.
Cooking utensils.
Eating utensils.
Fully stocked with lots pots, pans and plates to save on meals.
Ceramic plates and bowls.
Down stairs front bedroom with 36 inch door for handicap guests
Sun room with two twin beds.
Master room with King bed.
Upstairs bedroom with queen bed with access to bathroom, 32' TV and blue ray.
Upstairs bedroom has queen bed, 42' TV, and blue ray.  Own private bathroom with tub, toilet & sink.
Downstairs hall handicap friendly bathroom with 36 inch wide door, walk in shower and bench
Walkin shower with bar and bench if needed on first floor.
Downstairs custom vanity for wheel chair access
Towels,hair dryer and supplies.
Upstairs hall full bathroom with tub.
Upstairs third full with tub bathroom located in bedroom.
Beautiful shell mirror and table in upstairs foyer.
laundry room
Iron and cleaning products in laundry room
FREE washer and dryer.
Beaches only 31/2 blocks away
Pleasure Pier only 31/2 blocks away
Seawall Mardi Gras Parade Route only 31/2 blocks away
Duck Tours only 31/2 blocks away
Moody Gardens - Island Activities
Schlitterbahn Waterpark - Island Activities
The Strand - Island Activities
1894 Opera House - Island Activities
Sea Wolf Park - Island Activities
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7 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 16
Galveston, Galveston Island, Texas

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Margo S
Winnie, Texas
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Great place to stay”
Reviewed April 20, 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Great place to stay there was a bed for everyone .the location was perfect . Close to the beach , not far from the strand . We loved the large deck and fire pit and upstairs balcony. Great for morning coffee. We will come again.

Traveling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Apr 20, 2016
Thank you Ms. Margo. Glad your event was fun for the family.
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permichia
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great Family Spring Break”
Reviewed March 30, 2016 for a stay in March 2016

The pictures were great but it was even better in person. Owner was very nice and helpful. She thought of all the little things that we didn't think of when staying at a rental (hair dryer, bath soap, laundry detergent, fully stocked kitchen, menus for ordering food, and everything needed to entertain guests as well). The condo was clean and felt like home. Short walk from the beach. I definately plan on visiting again. Well worth it!

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Traveling group: Large Group
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Management Response
Mar 31, 2016
Thank you. Glad you all had a good time.
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Shakeith
Cincinnati, Ohio
Level 1 Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Pre-Cruise in Galveston”
Reviewed January 12, 2016 for a stay in November 2015

We stayed at Ben&Mak's for 2 nights before our cruise in late November, and we had a wonderful time. There were 11 of us in the 7 bedroom house, with plenty of room for everyone to spread out; the house was perfect and had everything we needed. Ethel, the owner, was very accommodating and we really enjoyed our stay. The house was within walking distance to the Seawall and Pleasure Pier, and put us right between the beach and a straight shot to the cruise terminal. We will have no problem returning to Ben&Mak's the next time we return to Galveston.

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Liked best: The location - close to both the beach/activities and the cruise terminal.
Liked least: The stay was too short.
Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
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michael d...
1 review
“Grace church retreat..”
Reviewed November 4, 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Went to Galveston for a 2 day fishing trip but it was canceled due to the bad weather. We still had fun watching football, playing games and eating. The house was clean and there was plenty of room for all of us. close to the beach and restaurants.Would stay there again, Thanks.

Traveling group: Large Group
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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495cindyl...
Fort Worth, Texas
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Relaxing Beach Escape”
Reviewed September 16, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

The house was very comfortable and pretty. Better than the pictures. Close to shops and restuarants. Easy walk to the beach. Bring your family and food, the house has everything else you need.

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Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with disabilities Families with young children
Large groups
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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Sherrie S
Kansas City, Kansas
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great Extended Family Vacation Spot”
Reviewed August 15, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Great place to stay for an extended family vacation. We had 3 families attending (Grandparents, two siblings, their spouses, and all of our kids) and had plenty of room to spread out. We had 13 people total and never felt crowded. We cooked in the kitchen a minimum of two times/day and always had exactly what we needed at our fingertips. The kitchen was well-stocked with supplies and everything we needed to cook with.
We loved Galveston--the history, all of the many things to do, the fabulous old houses all around, Pleasure Pier, and the ocean was only 3 blocks away. Thanks Ethel for a great stay!!

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Liked best: Lots of bedrooms and the well-equipped kitchen
Liked least: Perhaps more seating in the living room area for everyone
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Families with young children Large groups
People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Michelle...
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
“Amazing vacation rental !!”
Reviewed July 25, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Absolutely amazing !! This house was more than what we expected and absolutely beautiful !! This house allowed us to make amazing memories!!!

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