Thoroughly enjoyed a short break to the Silverleaf Seaside Resort. Checkin was easy. We had a first floor unit, and like many coastal properties, that means upstairs. The only buildings with elevators are the Presidential units, but we were told that we could get a porter to help carry our things, if we needed. The condo was clean and had pretty, coastal decor.
The living area had a table with 4 chairs, with counter top seating for 2 in the kitchen. The balcony had a table for 4, and a nice view of the Gulf of Mexico. There were ceiling fans in the living room & the 2 bedrooms. The kitchen was nicely appointed, with a full sized 4 burner stove and dishwasher, and plenty of dishes, toaster, electric can opener. There was even a working ice maker.
The master bedroom had a whirlpool tub, and I LOVE that. The 2nd bedroom had a private bath, also. There were plenty of towels, and more available if needed. And the beds were comfortable.
The pool was spotless, with palapa shaded tables. The beach is right across the road from the main entrance, with 2 porta-potties in the parking area. The beach (while not owned by Silverleaf) is maintained by Silverleaf, with a boardwalk over the dunes and trashcans to keep it clean.
The activity center had a nice little snackbar open from breakfast to dinner, I had a pretty good cheesburger, and brought ice cream & bottle sodas back to the condo. There was a small arcade, pool table, and ping pong. The miniature golf was used by families the whole time we were there! There are BBQ pits set up between each building. On site was also a nice playground, tennis courts, basketball court and shuffleboard.
The location is not IN the town of Galveston, its closer to the Jamaica beach end of the island. The property is in the middle of some high end homes! its a straight drive into Galveston proper, where you can find grocery stores and lots to do. Head south from the resort (or a right turn for those of us without a compass in our heads) and there are beaches that seemed to be VERY popular for fishing!
I'm looking forward to taking a longer break to Silverleaf Seaside!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Galveston is home to oceanfront gulf fun. Enjoy family fun at Holiday Inn Club Vacations Galveston Seaside Resort. Guests love our relaxing oceanfront and beachside hotel escape with easy access to the most popular family attractions. The Strand Historic District, Galveston Schlitterbahn indoor waterpark and Moody Gardens aquarium, museum and golf complex are all less than 30 minutes away. The historic and charming port on Galveston Island is a favorite waterside vacation getaway. It's just over an hour south of Houston, Texas. Downtown Galveston features the largest collection of Victorian-era architecture in the country. They now house many art galleries, interesting boutiques, charming shops and fantastic seafood restaurants. Your Holiday Inn Club Vacations Galveston Seaside Resort hotel stay offers many fun activities and amenities right on the resort. Be sure to also visit the Post office Street Arts District. It's a great place to stroll, relax and soak in the old-world ambiance. It's also home to the Galveston 1894 Opera House and some of the most popular fine dining restaurants in the city. The resort hotel is near many popular museums showcasing Galveston's history. The Texas Seaport Museum, Seawolf Park, Lone Star Flight Museum and Ocean Star Drilling Rig Museum are just a few. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Silverleaf Seaside Hotel Galveston