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Recent Galveston reviews

  • Exactly as advertised, exceptional service - Highly recommend!!!

    "The house is perfect! It was exceptionally clean, beautifully decorated and well stocked with everything we needed for a beach vacation. The beds were cozy with nice sheets and the towels were nice and thick! The little personal size toiletries were a nice touch. While it was nice to have the Beach Club amenities, we just enjoyed being together at the house. We cooked, played games like Uno, Wii, and puzzles, and watched DVDs (all provided). We also watched Netflix movies on the TV cuddled up by the fireplace. It was perfect on the cool nights! With our check-in instructions, we got an emergency/off-hours phone number to call if we had problems. One night, the internet went out around 9:30pm during a Netflix movie. We called the number; Neerja answered right away and was very helpful. We were back to watching the move in 20 minutes! The house is located right next the dune crossover. It was easy for us to go back and forth plus we could easily watch the grandkids from the balcony. We loved that driving on the beach is not allowed. The beach was gorgeous – it was deep with NO seaweed in sight! The sunrises are just spectacular!!! They are definitely worth getting up for. If you prefer sunsets, just sit out on the front porch and watch the beautiful colors. The grill was new and the 3 picnic benches were great to spread out on. The bathroom was so convenient – we didn't need to go up and down! The house also has a chiminea for staying warm outside - the grandkids made smores! There is a storage area with chairs, beach toys and boogie board – the kids loved it! Unfortunately the water was a bit cold to enjoy for long periods. I can’t recommend this place and company enough! If you want to have a great time, definitely consider this house. We will definitely be coming back again."
    Guest: Sandy S. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: January 6, 2015
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  • Above and Beyond

    "There was an electrical problem our first night in the house that no one could have expected or planned for. Ramona was right there taking control and fixing the situation as quickly as possible. Her reactions along with her beautiful, comfortable house, made our stay wonderful. We made so many great family memories and our kids enjoyed having their own rooms. The kitchen was well stocked, the beds were comfortable, and we found a new board game that we all enjoyed and already had to go buy for home. Every address we plugged into our GPS was 3-4 minutes from the house, with the exception of Moody Gardens and the State Park. You can't beat the location. We can't wait to go back."
    Guest: Jennine Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 12, 2015
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  • Nice place to stay with good views.

    "The beach house was exactly as described in the ad so no surprises there. The biggest surprise was the ridiculous amount of sea weed washing up onto the beach. There was so much that it acted as a barrier to getting to the water and stunk horribly. Efforts were made by the city to clear it but it just kept coming in. We will never visit Galveston again during this part of the year. There was also a rather large snake sighted on the dunes so do not ignore the warning signs along the beach. The snakes are real. We had the opportunity to meet the owners and they were very nice and have done a good job keeping the property in shape. The house is several miles from the main tourist area so it tends to be peaceful unless there are other renters partying in neighboring homes. The neighborhood appeared to be about 50% rental properties and there were some partiers that went on until the early morning hours but it wasn't a constant or a huge issue. Other minor issues that need some attention were 1) the stove is not level so stove top cooking was harder than it needed to be 2) there was an outdoor light that wasn't working in the lower parking area and 3) the clothes dryer did not work very well - our towels never got dry and we ended up just hanging them over the railing to dry. The property is a good value but buyer beware on the seasonal issues like the sea weed that we encountered."
    Guest: Patrick L. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 13, 2014
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  • Winter Getaway in historic Galveston

    "I thoroughly enjoyed my winter vacation in Galveston, Texas. I was looking to rent a condo in an place where I could get out of the northern winter weather and be close to my brother who lives in Houston, Texas and invite my St. Louis friends to come down and do sightseeing and enjoy moderate temps. Plus, I love to walk 5-10 miles daily and walking along the beach, in the beautiful historic district and in the Strand fulfilled all those desires. I spent 5 weeks in Galveston (mid-Jan-mid Feb) and never did get bored nor did I run out of things to do. I even found a walking partner in the courtyard, as I vacationed by myself. Gisela was very attentive to my needs and any time I requested she quickly and happily took care of whatever I wanted. She is truly an interesting, caring and generous woman. The condo was clean and neat upon my arrival, well stocked with dishes and cooking supplies, towels, blankets, etc. What I loved the most was the large, beautiful patio for sitting out and enjoying having lunch and just basking in the sunshine. The view of the palm trees, pool, and ocean was just gorgeous. The kitchen was nice with stainless steel appliances and both bedrooms were complete with spacious closets for storage and nice furnishings. The living room was colorful, although small, I would suggest a more comfortable coach.... too soft for my taste. It had a nice entertainment unit and a gorgeous view of the patio with nice potted plants and the beautiful view of the grounds. I would definitely do another getaway winter in historic Galveston again and all my guests enjoyed the condo and their visit."
    Guest: Linda Natalie's mom Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: March 19, 2015
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Galveston Travel Tips

Galveston, a Texas coastal city on an island just southeast of Houston, is an excellent vacation spot for families, history lovers and those looking for a little rest and relaxation on the beach.

Family Fun

Moody Gardens

This stronghold of education and family fun is a mainstay on any trip to Galveston. Its main attractions are three giant glass pyramids. A towering Aquarium Pyramid with exhibits related to geographic areas like the South Atlantic, which hosts a penguin encounter, and the Caribbean - home to thousands of vibrant tropical fish. Head to the Rainforest Pyramid to see funky-looking free-to-roam saki monkeys and macaws, or see special science exhibits at the Discovery Pyramid.

After you’ve soaked up plenty of knowledge, see a 4-D film at the Special FX Theater, immerse yourself in an interactive film at the Ridefilm Theater, or head outdoors to bask in the sun on the Palm Beach lazy river and water rides.

Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier

The perfectly named Pleasure Pier is Galveston’s boardwalk, complete with rides, games and excellent dining options. Fearless big kids will love the Iron Shark roller coaster and Pirate’s Plunge, tiny tots will love the carousel and everyone can take part in old-fashioned carnival games. Head to Fish Tales or Bubba Gump’s for family-friendly dining.

Galveston Island State Park

This excellent 2000-acre state park is about a 25-minute drive from the city of Galveston. Come here to enjoy the quiet, sandy white beaches. Rare birds are frequent visitors here, because the Galveston Island is a unique, undeveloped barrier island habitat, so keep your eyes peeled for interesting species as you take a walk through on the salt marsh and prairie trails in the northern part of the park.

For the History Buff

Galveston is home to many excellent historical sites, several of which are located in the famous Strand Historic District, which encompasses the area between 20th and 25th streets near the harbor.

Historic Homes

Though the inside isn’t open to the public, if you’re an architecture buff, visit the brick mansion, Ashton Villa, located at the corner of 23rd and May Streets in the historic district and built in 1859. Take a tour of the lavish, castle-like Victorian mansion, Bishop’s Palace, built of stone and steel in 1892 and located on Broadway Street. You’ll also want to consider seeing the Samuel May Williams historic house, which was built in 1839 for its namesake and is the second-oldest home in Galveston

Ships, Trains and Planes

Galveston is also abundant in military and transportation history. Visit Sea Wolf Park at the very tip of Pelican Island to see two ships with military history: the Cavalla and USS Stewart. The Cavalla is a decorated WWII submarine that serves as memorial to the USS Seawolf, which sunk during WWII. The USS Stewart also served during WWII and is one of only three destroyer escorts in the world.

For an amazing experience, visit Pier 21 to take a ride on the fully-functioning tall ship Elissa, built in 1877.

You can also visit the Galveston Railroad Museum, located in the historic district at 25th and Strand streets. Kids are bound to love this excellent museum as well. Aside from some pretty cool locomotives, it features some fun statues sitting on old train station benches for a perfect photo opportunity. The Lone Star Flight Museum, adjacent to Galveston’s Scholes International Airport, is another great option with several impressive old planes both indoors and out.

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