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“Awesome Property...Property management not so...”
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Holiday Rental House -
4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 14
Galveston, Galveston Island, Texas

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Very good - based on 9 reviews
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TE1965
Houston, Texas
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Awesome Property...Property management not so great!”
Reviewed 17 July 2016 for a stay in June 2016
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Pros: Property was beautiful. Had everything we needed and more! Spectacular views. Enjoyed the fishing right from the property!

Cons: Property management was down right rude (after I signed), however I did start working with a different person who was nice. Property had two trash receptacles filled with trash from previous guests....it smelled like a dead animal and the scent was unbearable so we couldn't sit outside. Notified mgmt on arrival at 3pm, and again the next am...they didn't send anyone to pick up until the day about 3 pm!!! Lawn guys came to mow the lawn on Sat late afternoon while we were outside and blew grass all over us! How rude!!! For $3k you would think these things would not happen during your stay!!!

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
10 Nov 2016
Thank you for taking the time to review your vacation rental - we appreciate your input and take your concerns very seriously. Your comments have been forwarded to our operations manager for his review. We apologize for the lack of timeliness to pick up the trash and for the inconvenience of the lawn mowers. We sincerely hope that you will consider staying with us again. ! Please join us agan and enjoy our loyalty discount when you book.

Thank you!
Ryson Vacation Rentals
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Mark H
Conroe, United States
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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“Nice but needed internet to work. Never did”
Reviewed 6 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014
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person found this review helpful

There is no doubting the view and home is nice. We needed access to the internet and it has an ATT internet service but it didn't work. We called Ryson immediately to get the problem resolved. They agreed to check with the owners and perhaps they had not paid the bill. Never heard back. The lights were green sometimes but it still indicated no DNS is available to connect to internet. We drove to Starbucks each day to obtain the service. Our cell phones did work but no internet. The ceiling fan in the master didn't work. The shower knob controlling hot and cold was broke in the master bath. Neighbors were nice. Fishing nice. For what we paid we expected above average in all areas.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
11 Nov 2016
Dear Mark,

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for our property Blue Marlin. Ryson Vacation Rentals depends on the feedback of our guests to keep our properties in top condition! We have addressed the issues with the wifi, ceiling fan and shower knob. Please consider contacting Ryson Vacation Rentals for your next stay in Galveston. Let us know you are a returning guest to receive our Guest Loyalty Discount.

Thank you!
Ryson Vacaiton Rentals
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Seguin
Reviewed 2 January 2014 for a stay in December 2013

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A romantic getaway Luxury-minded travelers
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Management Response
27 May 2014
Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the beautiful bayfront Blue Marlin House. It is one of our premier properties for fishing in Galveston. Hope you come back this summer!
-Christine
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San Antonio
Reviewed 7 November 2013 for a stay in October 2013

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Luxury-minded travelers
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Management Response
7 Nov 2013
Thank you for your time in reviewing Ryson property Blue Marlin. The owner of Blue Marlin works very hard to make everyone stay a pleasure. We are glad you enjoyed your time at Blue Marlin and with Ryson.
We appreciate your reservation and please remember the next time you stay let us know you are a returning guest and ask about our Guest Loyalty Program.
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Louisiana
Reviewed 18 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013

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Recommended for:
A romantic getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Luxury-minded travelers
Rugged travelers
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
18 Oct 2013
Thank you for your review of Blue Marlin. It is the best of both worlds. Bay/Canal front and the beach being only minutes apart makes it so easy to please everyone pleasure. Remember to ask about our Guest Loyalty Program the next time you stay with Ryson Vacation Rentals.
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