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Holiday Inn Resort Galveston-On The Beach

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Took family down on a last minute get away in December and spent a night here. Older hotel but HiEx has done a good job on the remodel and the location is hard to beat for the price. Plenty of parking.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Room and hotel was clean and quiet. Restaurant had good food and great service. Awesome ocean views, very friendly staff and the price was reasonable. Highly recommended, I'd definitely stay here again.

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Hotel Staf f, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Galveston-On The Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with with us. We have a great staff and I will pass on your comments to each of them. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to Galveston.

Cerritos, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have to say I was pleasantly surprised. The hotel lobby is beautiful and right on the beach. Larry, our check in guy, was great! Very friendly and helpful; he got us checked in, signed us up with the complimentary shuttle to the cruise dock for the next morning and did it with a smile. We had a few issues...

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Hotel Staf f, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Galveston-On The Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with with us. We have a great staff and I will pass on your comments to each of them. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to Galveston.

Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As I write this review, its just after 1 AM and the band has finally stopped playing. Its freezing cold in our room because the "heater" only blows cold air so i turned it off. I travel a lot, and am pretty low maintenance, but c'mon....no heat when it's 30 outside? Really? Very disapointed, but thank goodness only one night....

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Hotel Staf f, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Galveston-On The Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I would like to discuss this further with you - if you can email us at hiresort@ldry.com. I look forward to hearing from you.

Bemidji, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only one person at the front desk which resulted in very slow check in - not his fault, there should be two people on at all times. The room was OK, but found what looked like dried blood drips on the toilet seat and there was a novelty pin on the bathroom counter .... hmmm...sounds like the cleaning person needs...

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Hotel Staf f, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Galveston-On The Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to Galveston.

Mayflower, Arkansas, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was wonderful with a view of the ocean across the street. The staff was wonderful. Restaurant in the hotel was very good. They had a very nice lounge and even offered free parking and shuttle service for the cruise ships. They charge more for the top two floors ocean views. 6th floor and under had a great view.

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Hotel Staf f, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Galveston-On The Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with with us.We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to Galveston.

Smithville, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your Idea of value is a balcony overlooking the seawall for around $100 per night...then this place is for you. However, don't expect the view to be perfect (see photos). You'll have to look through the railings, passed an ugly roof and cleaning supplies, to the sea beyond. We were personally very pleased. The staff we talked to was...

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Hotel Staf f, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Galveston-On The Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with with us. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to Galveston.

Big Spring, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed in NUMEROUS hotels on Seawall Boulevard and never stayed in a hotel without any view at all until I stayed at the Holiday Inn (regardless of how I booked the room, or how much the room cost). I guess it's my fault. I booked the hotel through Priceline (for a fair price - not ridiculously low). I...

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Hotel Staf f, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Galveston-On The Beach, responded to this review

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the hotel. Only stayed one night. Nice view with balcony and two chairs. We ate the buffet breakfast 17.00 total for one person. Tip- walk down to the IHOP and eat. Thought I would have received a voucher since being platinum member. No go. The rooms were clean and comfortable and staff were very nice. The pool is heated...

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Hotel Staf f, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Galveston-On The Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with with us. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to Galveston.

DeSoto, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at this average Hotel the night before a cruise. The "free shuttle" was what prompted us to stay there. However, the cost of the room for what was offered was too high and we felt that more than paid for the shuttle. We were promptly taken to the ship the next morning and told to call them when we...

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Hotel Staf f, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Galveston-On The Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I am glad you shared the challenges you had with the Shuttle. This is not the normal and I will address with staff. Again thank you for your comments.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Holiday Inn Resort Galveston- On the Beach features 8 stories of Gulfview rooms on beautiful Galveston Island. We are located at the premier San Luis Resort in the heart of the Texas Gulf Coast! Most of our 178 rooms have private balconies that overlook the Gulf or our sparkling outdoor pool. The Jetty Restaurant located in our lobby area provides breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as, room service. The famous B Jiggers Lounge is also located in our lobby offering live entertainment on the weekends and Happy Hour specials. Our hotel is centrally located to many Galveston attractions. Bring your sun block for your trip to the beach or Schlitterbahn Water Park. Go for a wild ride on the Rainforest Cafe and Adventure Ride, or if shopping is more your style spend the day at the Historical Strand Shopping District. Stay before a cruise on Royal Caribbean or Carnival Cruise Lines, and park your car with us, we provide transportation to and from the cruise terminals. Whether you want to take a historic home tour at Bishop s Palace, Moody Mansion or Ashton Villa or catch a play at The Grand 1894 Opera House we are the place to stay. The Galveston Island Convention Center is only blocks away, as well as prominent universities, UTMB and Texas A & M University. Upcoming Special Events: Lone Star Motorcycle Rally, and Mardi Gras. Now come Explore Galveston! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Resort Galveston-On The Beach

Address: 5002 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-5993
Region: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Galveston Island > Galveston
Price Range: £79 - £240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Holiday Inn Resort Galveston-On The Beach 3.5*
Number of rooms: 181
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Resort Galveston-On The Beach Hotel Galveston
Holiday Inn Galveston
Galveston Holiday Inn
Hotel Style:
#5 Spa Hotel in Galveston
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Galveston
#14 Family Hotel in Galveston
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“I think most of the rooms are facing the beach with a balcony”
 of 5 bubbles jameswD6731IW, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Pool is heated.”
 of 5 bubbles CynthiaB75, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't book through a discounted travel site.”
 of 5 bubbles mwellsfitz, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The higher the floor the less road noise”
 of 5 bubbles CKCsmile, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Don't know if there is a good room, all seemed just average and old.”
 of 5 bubbles mlalle, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
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