Hip Rental Apartments in Galveston, Texas, You'll Want to Call Home

Choose between a variety of accommodation types at the Pointe West Resort in Galveston, Texas
Choose between a variety of accommodation types at the Pointe West Resort in Galveston, Texas | Courtesy of Pointe West Resort / Expedia
Frank Lopez

Writer

Galveston Island, steeped in history and sat on the awe-inspiring Gulf of Mexico, is a real Texas gem. It possesses a bustling and welcoming energy, where the moment is celebrated on the seafront and the streets downtown all year round. We at Culture Trip understand that staying in an apartment brings you the peace and privacy you need for a perfect stay and have listed some of our favorites for you to choose from below.

1. Casa Del Mar Beachfront Suites

Hotel

Casa Del Mar Beachfront Suites
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If you’re looking for a suite on the beach in Galveston, these apartments will allow you to really feel at home, whether you choose to travel with family or come here for a quiet getaway. Private balconies, a modern kitchen and a large living area give you an expanse of space you could not easily find in a hotel. The outside area has two heated swimming pools and a BBQ area to keep you entertained.

2. Candlewood Suites Galveston

Budget Hotel, Hotel

Candlewood Suites Galveston
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If you’re traveling on a budget, the decent suites at Candlewood come with a fully equipped kitchen, allowing you to comfortably prepare your own meals. There are also a great outdoor pool and fitness center to burn off any energy that remains after a day on the island. The public gazebo grill is another way to prepare your food in a social atmosphere, where you are likely to meet the other guests.

3. TownePlace Suites by Marriott Galveston Island

Hotel

Blue exterior of TownePlace Suites by Marriott Galveston Island with American flag and car park
Courtesy of TownePlace Suites by Marriott Galveston Island / Expedia

Only steps from the Seawall, and yet with easy access to downtown, TownPlace suites is as attractive a stay for business people, with its onsite business center, as it is for those on vacation. A real highlight is the heated outdoor pool with a waterfall, fun in the day and lit up beautifully at night. If you’re looking for plenty of space and require attentive customer service, you will not be disappointed.

4. Holiday Inn Club Vacations Galveston Beach Resort

Hotel, Chain Hotel

An inviting guest room with sky-blue and chartreuse accents at the Holiday Inn Club Vacations Galveston Beach Resort
Courtesy of Holiday Inn Club Vacations Galveston Beach Resort / Expedia

With direct access to the beach and plenty of room, even large groups are comfortable at the Holiday Inn Club, where you are greeted with warmth on the quieter end of the beach. The games room, featuring air hockey and video games, will keep you entertained in the evenings. Having your own private Jacuzzi tub with a whirlpool takes private luxury to a new level.

5. The San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center

Resort, Spa Hotel

A double bedroom at the San Luis Resort with striped carpet and a balcony overlooking the ocean
Courtesy of The San Luis Resort, Spa and Conference Center / Expedia

The San Luis Resort offers unbridled luxury and attentive staff and sits along a stunning coastline. It is a place dedicated to meeting the needs of its guests in style. The onsite villas offer a personal hot tub and an in-room spa for terrific indulgence. Sipping cocktails by the pool, with views across the Gulf, or eating at one of the award-winning restaurants will make you understand why this resort has won so many awards.

6. The Tremont House

Hotel, Luxury

Two double beds in room at The Tremont House with striped wallpaper and white linen
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Dating back to 1839, Tremont House is a historic gem on Galveston Island. The grandness of the lobby transports you back to another era, without ever making you lose the sense that you are staying in a modern hotel. The Quarters, across the road, offer large two-bedroom suites with well-equipped kitchens and give you an idea of what it was like to live in the French Quarters 200 years ago. The valet service really sets this place apart from other establishments.

7. Pointe West Resort

Hotel

Point West Resort
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Pointe West offers condos, cottages and grand custom homes along some of the cleanest and inviting beaches on the Texas coastline. The Beach Club itself provides a glorious infinity pool, a fitness center and cabanas to rent for the most fun you could have when the sun is out. The views across the Gulf from your charmingly decorated residence by the sea will astound you.

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