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  • Nice Locale but Unit is a Little Tired - Post Christmas 2014

    "We have stayed at several properties in Galveston over the years and this by far is one of the nicest ones. Amenities - pool, hot tub, theatre room, gameroom (pool and poker tables), etc. PROS: Nice complex very well kept with on site staff. It's a High Rise Complex with several folks living there as their permanent residence. We met and chatted with many friendly residents around the Emerald. It's located across from Stewart Beach with easy access and down the road from Pleasure Pier and other Seawall attractions. It's close to the Strand and walkable to many other sites but not for all. Check a map for distance. Wi-Fi available, basic cable (no HD). Pet friendly. We had a small dog who traveled with us with elevator access from the 9th FL down to the street where we could go exercise our dog. CONS: While being advertised as a Sleep 6. It currently is really a Sleep 5. The current sofa bed is really tired. The mattress was really a cover around a big spring (I wouldn't qualify it as a mattress). The pad creaked with no support. Generally unusable as a bed. We slept on the cushions as a makeshift bed and the other teen slept on the settee and ottoman. The other beds were fine. Comfortable for 4 adults but tight for 6. The kitchen was okay but a fresh set of pans would have been nice. Circulon from the initial outfitting. We cooked every meal over 4 days and it would have been easier with new "non-stick" ware. Other expected appliances available. As noted in another review and also made clear by Rebecca prior to rental, the 2nd bath is a bath tub only with a shower only in the Master. Not a problem for us but it's worth noting in case you want 2 showers. The Pool wasn't heated. The Hot Tub is large but the surface was VERY ROUGH! No curtains in the living room so city lights is the nightly norm. CAVEAT TO THE AMENITIES: This complex is geared a bit to the 55+ residence who live here and so much of the nice features of the complex come with a "but". I can appreciate some of these rules so call these Pros or Cons as you see fit. The pool, hot tub and exercise room close after 10:30 PM. Not sure if this applies year round. Theatre room available but you could only play PG-13 and under fare on first come first serve basis. Rebecca was responsive and took care of an issue even during this holiday period. The Wi-Fi was lacking Day 1 but was remedied quickly. We're a techy wired bunch so this was a must."
    Guest: CypressDan Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 1, 2015
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  • Great deal!!!

    "My fiance and I stayed here for a weekend and it was just perfect. The price was more than reasonable, the rental was very clean, also looked just as it does in the pictures, very spacious, jacuzzi tub was a great bonus. Oh and I have to mention that the master bed was very comfortable! We really enjoyed our time here and would highly recommend this rental to anyone!"
    Guest: sara p. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 12, 2014
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  • A great beach house

    "This house was very clean and well stocked with amenities and updated appliances. We loved the size of the kitchen and eating area. Plenty of beds and bathrooms. The decks and view of the ocean is excellent."
    Guest: Mary Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 15, 2014
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  • Such a BLESSING!

    "We were in between a move in the area and needed a place to stay so we did not have to do the hotel life for 3 weeks. Alex was kind, workable, and helped us in a really stressful time. The house had all we needed and more. It is in a great location and again a HUGE BLESSING!!!"
    Guest: Priscilla Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 7, 2014
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Texas Travel Tips

Seeking the thrill of the Texas frontier? Come visit the Lone Star State for a crash course in Western heritage and hospitality. It boasts a diversity of terrains, from the Panhandle Plains to Gulf Coast to Big Bend Country, and tons of things to do from touring NASA’s Mission Control, sampling the indie music scene in Austin or exploring American landmarks like the Alamo. Whatever Southern flavor you’re looking for, Texas is sure to have it. Here’s a glimpse of Texas' top cities:

Houston

Houston, all systems are go. To launch off your visit, explore the world-famous Space Center, home to NASA’s Mission Control. The center features astronauts training for the International Space Station, a behind-the-scenes-look into deep-space missions and the latest pivotal technologies in the exploration of Mars. You won’t be able to miss the Museum of Fine Arts, the largest in the Southwest, which for starters showcases two gallery buildings whose walls are covered in artwork from all over the world. The collections highlight pieces from Africa to Asia to Latin America, although it is best known for its European Impressionist paintings. Stay dry at the Downtown Aquarium as you step inside a 17th century Spanish shipwreck, learn about the Louisiana Swamp and stand in awe in front of the Sunken Temple of ancient Mayan civilization. The white tiger exhibit and Ferris wheel rides are also a must-see. Cap your evening off with a savory taste of Texas tacos at local favorites like Pistoleros on Westheimer Street.

Austin

As the capital of the Lone Star State, Austin is a hotbed for music and culture. If you’re here in October, be sure to check out the Austin City Limits festival. In March get blown away by South By Southwest (SXSW), a nonstop party of music, interactive displays and film festivals that takes place every spring. Without a doubt these fests are among the reasons Austin has been declared the “Live Music Capital of the World.” For local flavor the rest of the year, stop by Stubb’s Bar-B-Q for finger-lickin’ barbecue and musical acts that have featured artists like Cake, Ratatat as well as George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic. The Red River District is the place in town to hear indie and alternative sounds pouring out from the bars. With Ladybird Lake cutting through the heart of the city, there is biking and kayaking to be had. Riding through scenic paths along serene lakes on the Town Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail is a great way to get your bearings in this mix of college town and musical haven.

Dallas

The biggest urban arts district in the country can be found in Dallas. It is a 19-block spread of cultural rejuvenation that will leave your creative side drooling. If you haven’t had enough, carve a slice out of your day to visit the Irving Arts Center, which is a premier theater and outdoor sculpture garden. Keep the history reel running while you take a trip back in time at the Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament to watch knights joust. Your older kids will leaping with joy after a trip to the Zero Gravity Thrill Amusement Park. If you’re picturing a more relaxing time for you and your travel-mates, take a stroll through the breathtaking Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, which was ranked the 2013 “Top Ten Botanical Gardens in the U.S.” by the Travel Channel. Top it all off with some tasty treats at Dallas by Chocolate and Dallas Bites for unbelievable chocolate and Bar-B-Q burgers.

San Antonio

As Texas’ (arguably) second-biggest city behind Houston, San Antonio has plenty to offer. Tour through the legendary Alamo, lose yourself amidst the peaceful San Antonio Botanical Gardens in Brackenridge Park or climb along the natural beauty of Enchanted Rock as you trace the footsteps where Native American warriors were killed - or at least so the legend goes. The River Walk is always a hit. It weaves across San Antonio River with dozens of restaurants, sidewalk cafes and street performers to make this Texas’ No. 1 attraction, according to U.S. News and World Report. Trying to get your John Wayne strut on? Fire away at San Antonio Western Shooting, a safe and excellent experience to handle real guns and bullets. No prior instruction is needed. If you need a break after your adrenaline shot to new Wild West heights, take a seat at the Majestic Theatre, a movie theater built in 1929 and a classic landmark of the city. It even has a domed ceiling covered with clouds and stars.

Fort Worth

Put on your cowboy boots - or at least pick some up - because Fort Worth prides itself on its Western heritage. Check out the Texas Civil War Museum that displays the largest private Civil War collection west of the Mississippi. Country music stars perform onstage at Billy Bob’s Texas, the largest honky tonk in the world. Kids will love the Fort Worth Zoo, a superb destination for the whole family to catch a glimpse at lions and monkeys. If you want a legitimate reason to say “it’s not my first rodeo,” head down to the Cowtown Coliseum on the weekend to watch the rides of lifetime. For shoppers, Fort Worth has everything from authentic Western gear to modern shops for every budget. After grabbing a few gifts, hit the Cantina Laredo for delicious Mexico City-style food, or Del Frisco Double Eagle for a juicy steak. Swing by the Fort, it’s worth it.

Discover your rugged side in the Wild West, where Texas hospitality lives on.

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