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Galveston Island Convention Center

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Address: 5600 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-5878
Phone Number: +1 409-941-1010
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat 10:00 - 15:00

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Great Convention Center!

We attend ONI CON every year here (Halloween Weekend) and the convention center is always well kept! They provide plenty of ice cold water and plastic cups for the hundreds of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
newtonwhitney0
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We attend ONI CON every year here (Halloween Weekend) and the convention center is always well kept! They provide plenty of ice cold water and plastic cups for the hundreds of attendees and the bathrooms are always clean and well supplied with toilet paper, etc. The views are wonderful and the windows have always been nice and clean. We love... More 

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Thank newtonwhitney0
Arcadia, California
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172 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

There for a church convention, but visited the place early on the weekend. Crowed with body builders. The exhibition hall noise could be heard in our conference room. The place was very cold during the week.

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Thank dynamitedon
Cedar Park, Texas
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This was a great place to have a large gymnastic meet and I have been to many over 10 years . The locarion is great and pretty you can see the beach from the windows and place was very clean also and classy .

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Thank michellec222016
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Conference rooms are okay. Would suggest providing pens and note pads/paper at large conference events.... I didn't have anything to write with had to borrow a pen from an attendee.

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Thank Ramonica C
Galveston, Texas
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99 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We had the GISD back to school convocation here this year. Lovely place. Nice rooms. Very well suited to our needs. And wifi!

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Thank Father_Stephen
Wells, Maine
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52 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Good space for events but need an in house eatery. Did a trade show here and was always thirsty and hungry.

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Thank rt66mermaid
Alvin, Texas
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192 reviews
98 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Had prom here very nice place also saw a great magic show here overall a top notch facility clean bathroom and easy parking

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Thank Scott S
Houston, Texas
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36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

This might be the largest event facility on the Island. Ideal for conventions located next to the Hilton Hotel on the Seawall.

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Thank Raymond L
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

Clean and welcoming building. Many hotels nearby. Plentiful parking behind centre. Close to beach and supermarket.

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Thank JER26
Celina, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

I came here for a conference. The Convention Center is as nice as other centers in larger cities. The service is great, and the facility is beautiful.

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