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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 17 September 2012

The Reef used to be a half way decent place. No, things never worked and housekeeping was the pits. I never stayed again, after my last visit in 1999. Unit #110 on the West end, 1st floor was the only unit half way CLEAN! The place had really gone down hill at that time. Hurricane Ike covered The Reef...after the...

1Thank Strategy523
Ft Polk
Reviewed 24 June 2009

I would like to know where these people got the photo of the room they posted on the internet. IT WAS SCARY!! We went to Walmart and bought our own sheets for the bed. The floors creaked, it smelled liked someone had been chain smoking in there for a year. They looked like old run down apartments. We couldnt even...

1Thank mishan32
faremrsville, tx
Reviewed 27 July 2008

We stayed for two days. Its nothing fancy but it was clean and quiet. The rooms are very spacious and comfortable. Towels are cheap so bring your own. You basiclly get what you pay for. If your looking for a place to stay that wont break the bank, very close to all beach activities, this is it. I didnt see...

1Thank adweaver
lake Jackson, texas
Reviewed 12 February 2008

have you seen the movie 1408??? I would have rathered stay in that hotel room than any room at the reef resort!!! And that was a port hole to hell. At first it looked like a really nice place. The lady at the front desk was very nice and we had a nice conversation.we went to our room that was...

4Thank Parkersmommy
sherman, texas
Reviewed 4 August 2006

I stayed at the Reef with my mother 6-7-6-12-2006 and the accommodations are terrible. We we arrived the furniture in our room had foam coming out of it and ants had built and nest in it. The stove only had one burner working and maintenance never came to fix it even after a work order was put in. There are...

7Thank Lil'Peanut
Weimar, Texas
Reviewed 18 July 2006

My husband I and our 2 small grandchildren spent two nights at the Reef and if I had had any other options for housing I would have taken them. The place is disqustinly filthy and worn out. When we first arrived we attempted to walk out on our patio and couldnt get the door open enough to do so. So...

7Thank Ryegirl21
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Austin, TX
1 review
2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2006

We went to The Reef Resort for our first visit to Galveston, TX for the Memorial Day Weekend We chose that place as it was the only place that would allow dogs and it looked very nice on their website. Some might be saying that the fact that they allowed dogs meant it was not a very`clean place though we've...

2Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Lake Charles, La.
Reviewed 26 June 2006

The only thing remotely nice about this place was the nice lady who worked nights and the other nice lady that worked Saturday morning. The number that they give you AND post on everything, is a number to reach a guest only, and a beeper number, to call and you're supposed to get a response in "30 Minutes", yeah right!...

4Thank mrhorak
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lake worth, texas
1 review
2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2006

We stayed at the resort for 4 days. It was very clean. We were able to take our boxer (who weighs 100 pounds) and had no problems whatsoever. We would go back in a heartbeat.

2Thank A TripAdvisor Member
san antonio
Reviewed 6 July 2005

Ok folks! Just got back from Galveston where we stayed a few nights here. The only thing clean was the pool and the housekeeping service, well lets stay - NOTHING! We should have known something when we couldn't check in until an hour after normal check-in because the housekeeping service could clean in time. The only thing that kept us...

3Thank maenoda

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  • Free Parking
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  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Reef Resort

Address: 8502 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554-9766
Region: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Galveston Island > Galveston
Number of rooms: 36
Also Known As:
The Reef Hotel Galveston
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