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Gulf View Bungalow with views of the ocean and just steps to the beach.

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Bungalow, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

Gulf View Bungalow is an adorable 1928 home nestled in the heart of Galveston's Historic Fort Crockett area on the Seawall, located in the central area of the island. Just a block and a half from the beach, there is a great ocean view from the balcony! Easy access to all seawall attractions, either by walking or a short drive. Attractions include restaurants, shopping, fishing, bike and jet ski rentals, and the newly opened Historic Pleasure Pier! Less than a ten minute drive will get you to Schlitterbahn and Moody Gardens, as well as the Strand Historic District, which offers walkble shopping, eateries, and bars. There are many historic mansions to tour and museums as well.

Please visit our other 5 Star property, The Brown Pelican Guest House, on VRBO and Home Away at listing #418736 adjacently located to the Gulf View Bungalow. Our newest property, The Seashell House is also within walking distance and may be viewed on VRBO and Home Away at listing #509073.

More Details

Owner
Resrvation Manager
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 18, 2017

Amenities

Galveston Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1) Many Guests have remarked that they have not slept in a more comfortable bed. (1) Air mattresss single size and double size with linens are available upon advance request. There is an additional rental fee of $40.00 for more than the maximum of two guests which will be applied to the total charges for the reservation.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • 1 bicycles
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Only a block away from the Seawall and the beach and within walking distance of Shops, Restaurants, Amusements, bike rentals, surey rentals and Segway tours. The new Galveston Pleasure Pier featuring16 Amusement Rides, Midway Games, Pelican's Bag Gifts & Sundries, Lolli & Pop's Candy Shoppe, Live Music & Entertainment, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Restaurant, Gump on the Run - Quick Service To-Go and Much More! will open this Summer 2012 just 16 blocks from the Gulf View Bungalow down the Seawall.

Reviews

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Gulf View Bungalow with views of the ocean and just steps to the beach.
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 108 reviews
5

Perfect getaway bungalow!

  • 5 of 5

Loved every aspect of this comfy, well stocked garage apartment. Whimsical decorating touches throughout. Our host, after some initial confusion, welcomed us and gave us excellent advice as to where to eat & how to best explore the island. We had a delightful stay and could not have been more pleased with our accommodations Looking forward to a return visit soon. A special thanks to Bill for the recommendation of the ferry ride. We saw dolphins ❤️ Thank you Mike for unraveling the tech issues with cable. We were able to watch our OU Sooners. Thank you Bill and Mike for your gracious hospitality.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Good experience.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. The place is cute and the owner is very knowledgeable of the area.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome Bungalow!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at the bungalow as a year late honeymoon. I have to start with Bill. As soon as we got to the house, Bill welcomed us with the greatest hospitality. He gave us a quick tour and gave us loads of information on things to do, places to eat, and educated us on the area. He was so friendly and welcoming and always there for a quick hello! The location of the bungalow, being a quick 2 minute walk to the beach was amazing. Also, a quick 5 minute walk to a couple bars and restaurants. It was also easily accessibility the main roads, grocery store, and shops. We enjoyed our week and a half stay and definitely will be returning in the future!

Thanks to Bill and Michael!

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  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming and clean, great location, very convenient!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay at this house! It's perfect for 2 people; smaller but plenty of room especially compared to a hotel. Had everything we needed. The location is very convenient for the seawall, downtown, etc. The house is older so has lots of charm, but has been very well taken care of and was clean and nice. The owner was very accommodating and gave recommendations plus maps, menus, events around the island, etc. Highly recommend and hope to return!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic, cozy bungalow!

  • 5 of 5

This was a fantastic little place for our quick getaway. It was cozy without being too small, and well equipped. The bedroom was comfortable, the kitchen had everything we needed, and the living room and dining room had just enough space. The location was terrific as well. An easy walk to the beach and local shops, including a great daiquiri-to-go place. Bill was a great host, and recommended some restaurants that we had never heard of, but that did not disappoint. It is obvious he takes great pride in ensuring his guests have the best experience possible. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect for our trip to the coast!

  • 5 of 5

My sister and I took trips to the beach every year for many years and always stayed in hotels. A friend suggested staying in a rental instead and what a difference it was! We enjoyed the Gulf View Bungalow so much. Perfect location -- proximity to the beach, restaurants Pleasure Pier and food stores. Bungalow is quaint and cozy; has cable TV and WiFi, as well as other amenities for a longer stay. Very clean! Bill was great to provide some history of Galveston and the bungalow, and to share a book of menus from local restaurants. Will definitely return to this property for future getaways!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Map

Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark
The Strand Historic District
Moody Gardens
Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier
The Spot
Galveston Seawall
Bishop's Palace
Lone Star Flight Museum
Rudy & Paco Restaurant & Bar
Galveston Fishing Pier
Murdochs
Galveston Island Visitors Center
Saltgrass Steak House
La King's Confectionery
Stewart Beach Park
Katie's Seafood Market
Strand Street Theatre
Grotto Ristorante
Walmart Supercenter
Star Drug Store
MOD Coffee House & Cafe
Tortuga Coastal Cantina
Farley Girls
Mario's Ristorante
DiBella's Italian Restaurant
Sky Bar Steak & Sushi
Yamato Japanese Restaurant
Sea Turtle Tours
Fish Tales
Jimmy's on the Pier
Mario's Seawall Italian Restaurant
Willie G's Seafood & Steak House
1900 Storm Memorial
The Steakhouse
Colonel Cruise
Porch Cafe
Salsa's
Gorditas Mexico
Brick house tavern + tap
Blvd. Seafood
Schlitterbahn Waterparks & Resorts
Premiere Cinema
Nick's Kitchen and Beach Bar
B.Jiggers lounge
Kroger
Tola-Mo Bettah Market
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Inc.
Underground Surf Depot
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
across the street

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 15.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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