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Recent Galveston reviews

  • Very Relaxing

    "This was our first time to Galveston. We came to celebrate our 35th Anniversary and to relax. Had just attended the International Quilt Festival in Houston. The condo was clean and well-maintained. Notified Cat of a couple of very minor items needing attention and she was happy to be notified. I would definitely recommend this condo to others and will stay here should I return to Galveston. We enjoyed several of the restaurants as well as the scenery. It was so calm to relax while watching the ebb and flow of the Gulf."
    Guest: Jane B. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 18, 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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  • Didn't make it

    "Was really looking forward to it, but had to undergo emergency surgery and had to cancel the trip."
    Guest: Joseph K. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 15, 2015
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  • Simply excellent

    "We had a wonderful time staying here. The accommodations of both this place and the building as a whole were just exquisite. The unit is was very well prepared for guests. There were plenty of bath and beach towels, soap in the bathrooms, blankets for couches and beds, etc. The kitchen had absolutely everything you could need (there was even a full sized Cuisinart in the kitchen pantry, not that we used it). The beds and couches are comfortable and the balcony setup was just wonderful. Despite it being kind of cold when were there we spent most of our time out there. I have to travel to the Houston/Galveston area 2-3 times per year for work, and would absolutely stay here again. The comfort of staying in a real condo like this over a hotel can not be over-emphasized. It is even nicer than the pictures."
    Guest: Justin Funk Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 30, 2014
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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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