Top 6 Vacation Rentals In Galveston, Texas, USA - Updated 2024

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Galveston is a city in Texas located on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. The first European settlement was actually started by a French pirate who operated in the Gulf in the early 19th century and since then Galveston has been a place of importance for the state of Texas and its people. It briefly even served as the capital of the independent Republic of Texas. Galveston is home to 60 buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places and nowadays Galveston is a hub of tourism for Texas. With beaches, amusement parks and public gardens Galveston is a great place for a vacation. Head to Galveston and experience a Texan coastal vacation by booking one of these lovely vacation rentals.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 03, 2024.

1. Studio with an ocean view (from USD 95)

This studio apartment is located on the ninth floor and is a great place for a solo traveller or someone travelling with a partner to Galveston. Enjoy the sunrise over the water from the comfort of your private balcony. The home is part of a condominium complex where guests can access a pool, a barbecue and tennis courts and the home itself comes with everything you’ll need, from a fully equipped kitchen, two comfortable beds, a bathroom to a large-screen TV and WiFi.

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Galveston, Texas, United States
41.09 km (25.6 mi) from Space Center Houston
418 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 2 Beds 3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed breakfast and morning coffee on the balcony overlooking the gulf
small but cozy with a fantastic view
this place is beautiful and so cozy the view is amazing
perfect location to the beach astounding view from a cozy balcony
we enjoyed cooking in the kitchen and eating on the balcony
condo was immaculately cleaned and thoughtful touches throughout
the condo was clean
the pool was clean and had pool toys
the place is very clean with thoughtful touches
it was clean and cool when we arrived
lobby staff were very nice
lily ann is a wonderful and attentive host
thoughtful host convenient lovely
lily was very helpful and responsive
check-in staff was very nice
the location was wonderful very close to several restaurants and walking distance to walmart for supplies
great location and very nice condo for the money
location is right in front of babes beach and has easy access to beach from condo
absolutely loved how close this was to the water
the condo is beautiful and in the perfect location
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2. Beach front condo (from USD 75)

This condo is a fully renovated home with some amazing views of the sea that can be enjoyed from your own private balcony. But perhaps best of all, the home is located just a few minutes away from the beach as well as the pier and tons of local restaurants. The home is located in a resort where guests can make use of the on-site pools, barbecue areas and laundry facilities. The accommodation can sleep up to four people making it a good option for those travelling with family.

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Galveston, Texas, United States
41.19 km (25.6 mi) from Space Center Houston
410 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it’s cutely decorated with a small kitchen and a balcony with an ocean view
very nice well kept grounds and pools
the swimming pools are gorgeous and clean
this is an amazing place very nicely decorated great view very comfortable place to stay
just the right size condo for a family vacation with really nice pools available to use
everything was clean and very comfortable
very nice and clean place
this is an extremely clean and well appointed unit
very clean and host responds quickly
perfect little condo across the street from the beach very clean and comfortable we would absolutely stay there again
the hosts are so sweet
the keyless entry was fantastic and the front desk staff was friendly and informative
highly recommend this condo and host
the owners are very responsive to your needs
great location and great host with quick response
great location restaurants close by
great location within walking distance to the beach
great location and great price
fabulous geat away location
wonderful location for new travelers
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3. Pineapple By The Sea (from USD 50)

Located just a short walk away from Galveston’s Pleasure Pier and the historic 25th street, this accommodation is a great stay for someone looking for a cute little romantic getaway spot in Galveston. The accommodation sleeps up to two people and comes with a full kitchen and bathroom as well as TV and WiFi access. For guests arriving with a vehicle, there is also a free parking space available.

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Galveston, Texas, United States
41.67 km (25.9 mi) from Space Center Houston
494 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very nice room and amenities
the room had everything we needed to make our stay cozy and comfortable
the location was great for what we wanted and i'd stay again if the a/c were updated
overall a nice stay in a private studio style apartment
your little room was peaceful to stay in for some good rest
courteous and clean but rustic building
it was clean very quiet and relaxing
place was clean and perfect for just a night
everything was so clean and sweet
was quick and responsive had an amazingly clean place and it was perfect for me and mine
mike was a great host
mike was a great host
mike was a great host
our host was fantastic
mike was a wonderful host who responded quickly to all inquiries
place was perfect location close to everything
i loved the location
place was cute great location and reasonable price
in a great location
amazing location and an awesome stay
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4. Ocean view condo (from USD 109)

This beachfront condo is a great place to spend your next family vacation in Galveston. With newly renovated floors and granite countertops, the home is a bright and spacious place to get away from the cold winter and relax by the water. The home sleeps up to five people and has a balcony overlooking the beach. The home is also equipped with a kitchenette space, WiFi and cable TV but that’s not all. Guests can access the on-site garden hot tubs and fitness centre, not to mention the fact that you’ll always be only a few steps away from the beautiful Gulf of Mexico.

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41.23 km (25.7 mi) from Space Center Houston
125 reviews   Wifi Available
condo 5 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
It had everything we needed in the kitchen and in the bathroom
but it was not hot outside yet
The air conditioner was not functioning properly
Clean easy to find and right across from the beach
The condo was clean and well organized
It was clean and beautifully decorated with a beach theme of course
The condo is very clean and has a beautiful view of the ocean
The decor inside was adorable clean
She made sure we had all the information we needed and made it so much easier
Kathy was great to work with
Appreciates that Kathy was super quick with answering any questions we had Sweet beach condo close to all the attractions of Galveston and right on the beach
so she takes care of things
so we fared very well
We got to catch a day at the beach and an evening at Paradise Pier
Lovely apartment in a great location
It was so convenient to the beach an easy walk
When I notified Kathy about it
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5. Beach lover's condo (from USD 96)

For the beach lover in everyone, this condo is located directly in front of the water and by a fishing pier, so whether you like to swim, relax by the water and work on your tan or do some fishing, there are options available to you. The condo can sleep up to four adults and two kids and has a living room, a kitchen and two swimming pools on the complex that guests can access. A television, WiFi and laundry facilities are also included.

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41.13 km (25.6 mi) from Space Center Houston
29 reviews   Wifi Available
condo 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Loved how the space was maximized to sleep 6 people
There was plenty of storage and a full size refrigerator
Very clean except one evening while my wife was using the restroom 2 big bugs came walking in from the bedroom door
Pools you can see the water from the balcony Comfy bed
The bathroom is really a treat w the amazing shower and touch screen light Would love to stay again
The Apt was clean and decorated nicely Key
Unit was well decorated and well maintained
causing me to think I made a mistake
naturally she screamed and freaked out till I killed them and was kind of paranoid the rest of the week
We had an amazing time and hope to return
The heated pool was a great extra perk that the kids loved We will definitely be looking to stay there again soon
The condo was A One in my opinion Privacy in a safe environment with every place I wanted to go nearby at below or ar
We had perfect weather and enjoyed the heated pool easy access to restaurants and the convenience of having a kitchen and great view from the patio
We had a great time place in great location close a pool and the beach
This little condo was a perfect little get away space
it did not fit well
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6. La Concha

This beautiful and colourful two-storey beach house is a great place to bring the family and enjoy a Galveston vacation. The home comes with everything you’ll want in a great beach house with some extra bonuses added in like beach toys, chairs and umbrellas, a backyard shower and a private backyard space with a barbecue pit. The home is a short drive away from the historic downtown Galveston and comes with a fully equipped kitchen, comfy living room space with a TV and WiFi.

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Galveston, Texas, United States
40.21 km (25.0 mi) from Space Center Houston
117 reviews  
Entire house 5 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful home very cozy with modern amenities
the house itself was comfortable and well equipment
beautiful house inside and out plenty of room for our group
the bathrooms a little small but they are still pretty
very peaceful at night and beds were quite comfortable
beautiful house super clean and nicely decorated
very nice very clean
very nicely decorated and clean
ruben’s place was beautiful and clean
such a clean house and everything is so nice
ruben was a great host
the hosts were great people and went above and beyond to accommodate us
ruben was a great host
good host and well priced too
the host answer quick had a get together with family and friends 8 people slept comfortably
great location we weren’t far from anything quiet neighborhood
it is located close to beaches tourist attractions and shopping
this is a great place in a great location
a perfect little house for a family getaway close to the beach and stores too
it is just as close the pleasure pier
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A great destination for a vacation

Galveston is a perfect spot for a family vacation, offering vacation rentals with a private pool - some of them from HomeAway or Vrbo, as well as splendid weather and even better beaches. There’s no doubt that Galveston is a great place for a Texas vacation.

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