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Houston, Texas
Reviewed today NEW

We enjoy staying at the Harbor House whenever we visit Galveston. We go there several times a year. One of the main reasons we stay at Harbor House is the friendly people like Dee. Dee is so accommodating!! Her smile and enthusiasm will win you over immediately!! Dee has always taken care of us when we visit Galveston. We are...

Thank ilovethewater
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The fun started with Dee giving us an upgrade because it was our anniversary! Nothing going on over on the Strand, so this was the PERFECT place to be...tours, historic movies, great restaurants. (show your room key and you get a discount or something special at some of the nearby restaurants!) The room was clean, beautiful, and the bed was...

Thank Therese W
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Wonderful location - close to historic downtown, restaurants, working waterfront. The room was large and we'll laid out, with lots of storage space. Comfortable seating. Nice work area. No tub but huge shower. Clean when we arrived but not serviced while we were out all day. The front desk apologized and quickly brought fresh towels and more coffee. The parking...

1Thank VTLongTimeTraveler
Franklin Park, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We overlooked the water and could see boats going in and out of harbor. There are several lunch/dinner restaurants next to hotel. We dined at Fisherman's Wharf and it was GREAT! We were in walking distance to Starbucks, but not close enough to walk to the shopping area. We ended up driving there, but it was worth it. The downtown...

2Thank Midwestgirl48
WyndhamGalveston, Public Relations Manager at Harbor House, responded to this review

We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay at Harbor House Hotel. The Strand District is approximately two blocks away while Postoffice Street is five blocks away. Thank you for exploring and we hope to see you soon.

San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such an awesome hotel and staff....Well kept, great location and price.... Beautiful room. Spacious great ambiance and great breakfast and for free. I highly recommend this hotel for family or just yourself. Located right on the pier so much to see and do...Love it.

Thank Mariah5656
WyndhamGalveston, Public Relations Manager at Harbor House, responded to this review

Thank you for review of your recent stay at Harbor House Hotel. We hope to see you again soon.

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are spacious, clean, and have a decent view. I wanted a decent hotel close to the port and was pleased with extras (vanity kit, large V and bed)! I will definitely stay here again for our cruise in July.

1Thank Charles M
WyndhamGalveston, Public Relations Manager at Harbor House, responded to this review

We are pleased you enjoyed your view from your room at Harbor House Hotel. And, we look forward to seeing you in July.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I decided to treat myself to a bit of luxury and I paid $339 (including taxes) to stay in this hotel one night before a cruise. First, the hotel is in a great location, walking distance to restaurants, shops, waterfront and I even walked to the cruise port in less than five minutes. I had a long day and the...

Thank Laurie P
WyndhamGalveston, Public Relations Manager at Harbor House, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear you were disappointed with your stay. Harbor House is a limited service hotel and does not offer room service. But, the location at Pier 21 offers four restaurants within steps of the hotel. We hope you'll consider giving one of our sister properties a try if you are looking for room service and additional amenities.

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely would come back. Clean, roomy & comfy rooms, nice little extras: mouthwash, mini vanity kits. Decent mini continental breakfast. Good value & within 3 blocks from the carnival port. Need to book early

Thank Malia R
WyndhamGalveston, Public Relations Manager at Harbor House, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind revew of your stay at Harbor House Hotel. We are pleased you enjoyed it. We hope to see you soon.

The Woodlands, Texas
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Large rooms, good location, nice bath, terrible lighting in the room. Comfortable bed, good TV, really terrible lighting in the room. Located over the Olympia restaurant it is very convenient to downtown and you can walk to the Ocean Rig museum. All rooms look out on water.

Thank haveenjoyedtheworld
WyndhamGalveston, Public Relations Manager at Harbor House, responded to this review

Thank you for the insight on your recent stay at Harbor House. We are pleased you enjoyed the location at Pier 21 and will pass along your comments on lighting.

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Location is perfect - close to shopping, museums, dolphin watching boat and harbor tours. The Olympia Grille had great food, good service and you can watch the boats silently glide by. I had a room with 2 queen beds. The rooms are large and clean. My view overlooking the dolphin boat pier and Elissa mast was ok. There was a...

2Thank onedogcity07
WyndhamGalveston, Public Relations Manager at Harbor House, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Harbor House Hotel. We are pleased you enjoyed the hotel. We appreciate the feedback.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Harbor House Hotel resides in Galveston Wharf overlooking Galveston Bay. The Harbor House amenities feature spacious guest rooms with scenic harbor views, free Wi-Fi Internet access as well as complimentary breakfast. All Guest rooms are designed to reflect a relaxed ambiance, embellished with nautical-style furnishings and wooden floors. Enjoy nearby attractions, such as the Texas Seaport Museum, The Tall Ship Elissa, and The Great Storm Theater. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harbor House

Address: Pier 21, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
Region: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Galveston Island > Galveston
Price Range: ₹ 6,610 - ₹ 20,092 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Harbor House 3*
Number of rooms: 42
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Also Known As:
Harbor House Hotel Galveston
Harbor Hotel Galveston
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Galveston
#3 Best Value Hotel in Galveston
#9 Family Hotel in Galveston
#11 Business Hotel in Galveston
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“Even numbered rooms have a better view”
 of 5 bubbles ilovethewater, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are good. Just ask if you would like a water view. Breakfast room is on the 2nd floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Midwestgirl48, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the side viewing the cruise ships.”
 of 5 bubbles bzybee08, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles bijukurian2017, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask to be as far out over the water as possible (at the end of the hotel)”
 of 5 bubbles SavvyTraveler2001, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
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