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Hot Springs, Arkansas
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Condo on the beach with outstanding ocean views over looking a large heated pool which is much needed on cool days. A beautiful sun deck surrounding the pool with plenty of lounge chairs and towels. A short walk to the beach with umbrellas and chairs available for rent. Condos are well equipped with cable TV, kitchen utensils, and excellent maid...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice Condo, and great ocean view room. I saw very beautiful sunrise in the room. The pool is nice and warm. The location is good for family, quiet and just needs a short drive to the food and shopping.

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Frisco, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Galvestonian was the perfect spot for our family Spring Break getaway. The grounds and our specific condo unit were immaculate and well-maintained...and right on the beach with beautiful views. Would definitely recommend a stay at The Galvestonian!

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

Thank you for your kind review. I am so happy to see that you found the perfect spot for your spring break beach getaway! We hope to see you again soon!

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All in all the experience was OK. Most of the staff could use some training to provide better customer service. When I checked in the internet did not work, some of TV's had problems connecting, the toilet ran all the time and was noisy at night. All of these things were reported after we came to our room and they...

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

Thank you for visiting The Galvestonian, I am sorry to hear that your beach vacation was anything but perfect. Please know that we take our guest feedback very serious and appreciate hearing from you. I apologize for the issues you experienced. Your constructive criticism will help us improve our property and service. We have addressed the issues you mentioned with...

Carroll, Iowa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this trip! The Galvestonian was a perfect, quiet complex, even on a major Mardi Gras weekend in Galveston. It is located about 1 mile out of the main city area. Check-in was friendly and easy. Pastries and coffee provided in the lobby each morning. Each unit is privately owned and will look different and have different provisions. We stayed...

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

We are happy to hear you enjoyed your getaway at The Galvestonian! It sounds like you had a very relaxing weekend even with the Mardi Gras activities! I'm happy to see that you tool full advantage of all the amenities we offer. Thank you so much for visiting The Galvestonian and enjoying our beautiful property on the beach.

Highlands, Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The wife and I needed a weekend without the kids to relax. The Galvestonian was the perfect spot! Located on the island's east end and away from the busy seawall and strand district, we were able to enjoy quiet walks on the beach. The room had a full kitchen, which saved us a lot of money since we didn't have...

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

Thank you for your review! I am happy you were able to get a relaxing weekend away and enjoy your condo on the beach! We hope to see you again on the best beach in Galveston!

Pearland, Texas, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located at East beach and sit on the beach. All rooms provide Oceanside view. It can provide a quite romantic setting for a getaway from noisy places. Room was good in decor and bedding awesome. Wishing bedroom provided a view of the beach. Services provided were good. The staff was friendly, helpful and accommodating. The price of the stay was...

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Texas
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I just got back from the weekend at the Galvestonian. The staff there was absolutely amazing and helpful. Unfortunately the weather was freezing cold with temperatures in the low 30's and windy but the staff did everything they could to make us feel comfortable. Our condos heater had a glitch and wasn't heating so they sent up...

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

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your getaway at The Galvestonian! Thank you for your kind words about our staff and property. I’m glad to see that your maintenance issue was resolved quickly. Thank you for choosing The Galvestonian!

Houston, Texas, Usa
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I would highly recommend staying at this property. Even though it is not a new property, it is extremely clean and well maintained and the staff is very friendly. The beachfront view is beautiful and the location is excellent. The lobby is very comfortable and welcoming. I have nothing but praise for the Galvestonian Resort!

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

Thank you for choosing The Galvestonian. All of our units truly have an amazing view of the Gulf of Mexico. We work very hard to keep our property well-kept and maintained for all of our guests. Having our property located on the beach is an added bonus. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your quick getaway at The...

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 28 December 2016

My husband and I stayed at the Galvestonian for the 1st time in November of 2016. The location, amenities and staff service of the establishment were excellent. We'd like to make special mention of Dolores, the delightful front desk representative who assisted us not only over the phone with questions, but also on location. She deserves this 'special' notation due...

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

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your getaway with your husband at The Galvestonian! Thank you for your kind words about our staff and Dolores. We pride ourselves in providing a warm and friendly environment to our guests and homeowners. Thank you for choosing The Galvestonian. We hope that you have found your new vacation destination in Galveston!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Centre 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
Region: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Galveston Island > Galveston
Price Range: RM992 - RM1,833 (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
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#1 Top resorts Hotel in Galveston
#1 Romantic Hotel in Galveston
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Galveston
#1 Family Hotel in Galveston
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“Higher floors, 4th floor and higher have less pool noise.”
 of 5 bubbles 979budh, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are very well insulated, quiet privacy; Floor to ceiling windows/doors w/ excellent views of the Gulf”
 of 5 bubbles NightSky777, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“highest possible floor”
 of 5 bubbles britmichelle, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose your exact unit on the website (with photos to view.) We enjoyed unit #809.”
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 of 5 bubbles AMJ2, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms are Ocean View.”
 of 5 bubbles parrothead837, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
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