Where To Stay In Crystal Beach, Texas: 16 Hotels & Vacation Rentals - Updated 2022

where to stay in crystal beach texas
Haley
Haley 
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When taking a trip to the beach, stay in Crystal Beach, Texas. With beautiful beach houses and hotels located close to the beach and central locations in Galveston, you’ll never have to worry about finding a comfy place to lay your head while on vacation.

Don’t know where to stay in Crystal Beach, Texas? Check out these hotels and vacation rentals!

1. Home away from home with a spectacular gulf view (from USD 367)

This beachfront home is your gateway to a relaxing vacation in Crystal Beach, Texas. It comes with three bedrooms, a living room, two full baths, and a gourmet kitchen – all nicely furnished and equipped to provide comfort and convenience. It also features a large balcony with cozy seats to enjoy the warm sun while taking in the calming gulf vista. WiFi and Roku TV are also available if you feel like staying indoors while binge-watching your favorite shows.

Downstairs, you’ll find a picnic area with tables, chairs, and barbecue facilities. Head to the beach, which is just a short stroll away, and enjoy surf fishing, swimming, sunbathing, and other beach activities.

Stunning View! Beachfront! Gourment Kitchen Pets OK-Pelican Bay
364 reviews  Wifi Available
House 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the furniture and beds were very comfortable
Cleanliness:
the property was clean and sufficient
great location very clean great communication with property owner
pet friendly yet home is clean and pet odorless
Host:
communication with the owner was excellent
the house has everything to make your stay amazing well thought out by the owner
margene is very responsive and helpful thank you for allowing us to stay at your beautiful home
Location:
the location was perfect for our family
our overall stay is amazing location is perfect importantly the house is clean
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2. Centrally located family home in Sandy Shores (from USD 160)

If you want to enjoy some bonding time with your family away from the stresses of your daily grind, here’s a location you will surely love. This family-friendly home is situated in the beachfront subdivision of Sandy Shores. It’s also in the heart of Crystal Beach, which means you’ll have access to most of the community’s top attractions including, of course, the beach and the many activities you can enjoy there.

The home features a balcony that provides a beautiful view of the gulf. It has several smart TVs and WiFi access, which is great for fun movie nights with the fam. The fully stocked kitchen means you won’t have any problems preparing meals for your family. You will also find a barbecue pit, a picnic table, several chairs, and a swing if you feel like enjoying a barbecue.

Peggy Macs & Johnie Macs! Great views, location, WiFi, clean, & pet friendly!!
211 reviews  Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
having warm water in the outside shower was unexpected but awesome
Cleanliness:
very clean and communication with property owners excellent
property was super clean and the perfect size for our 3 kids we had a great time
we really enjoyed our time at this property it was clean and exactly as advertised
clean short walk to the beach
we had a wonderful stay it was clean; super close to the beach
Host:
the owners were very nice
the host was super nice and great with communication
the owners are super nice and helpful this last minute trip was great
Location:
quiet neighborhood location is great
convenient location easy check-in lovely decor & comfortable beds
this property is the cutest and sweetest little place perfectly stocked with anything your family could need
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3. Marvelous beach getaway for families or couples (from USD 125)

This amazing accommodation is located within walking distance to the beach, providing you with quick and easy access to plenty of outdoor activities such as swimming, fishing, boating, snorkeling, and more. You can also enjoy dining at the local eateries or go on retail therapy in the nearby town.

This fully furnished home is perfect for a family of up to 10. It has WiFi, a DVD, a smart TV, and games to provide indoor entertainment. The kitchen comes equipped with a fridge, a stove, and other food preparation necessities. Air-conditioning and heating will keep occupants fully comfortable indoors. The huge deck offers a nice lounging place where guests can enjoy the scenery.

Sandy Blue Heaven Wonderful getaway for families or couples!
208 reviews  Wifi Available
House 10 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed having breakfast on the deck every morning and went out for dinner in the evenings
doesn't have great ocean view but the house itself is cozy and comfortable
Cleanliness:
lovely house clean and comfortable
loved the home was very clean and perfect for us
the location was perfect the house was clean and so comfortable
Host:
host’s are quick to respond to any questions and very friendly
Location:
the location is wonderful
my family had a great stay at this location
it's a good stay; it's a 5-8 minute walk from beach
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4. Fully furnished home on stilts near the ocean (from USD 225)

For a relaxing vacation in Crystal Beach, Texas, here’s an accommodation that will provide you with all your needs. It has three large bedrooms that can fit up to 10 guests, ideal for families and large groups of friends. The spacious and comfortable open-plan living area is a nice place to gather while enjoying a movie via the 55-inch smart TV. The large ground-floor patio and the elevated deck let you enjoy the relaxing views while having a refreshing drink. The fully equipped kitchen allows you to prepare a snack or a full meal with ease.

The beach is but a short walk from the property. This means you will have direct access to the gulf and the many outdoor activities the place has to offer. Local eateries, shops, and entertainment are a short drive away.

The Sea Turtle, Family and Dog Friendly, Cargo Lift, Near Ocean
109 reviews  Wifi Available
House 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
roku tv internet and streaming services were great
plenty of storage in bedroom dressers/closets and beds are very comfortable
living room kitchen dining combo was the perfect size with plenty of space to spread out
Cleanliness:
very clean and the location is perfect
Host:
the host was very friendly and answered all of our questions
Location:
great place and awesome location
this cabin was beautiful and a great location
i would recommend this house if you are looking for a house close to beach
it was an easy walk to the beach
this property is beautiful very well furnished and stocked and in a great location in crystal beach
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5. Beachfront Crystal Beach home (from USD 328)

Are your loved ones coming with you to Crystal Beach? Accommodating them is not a problem when you book your stay at this Airbnb hosted by Evolve Vacation Rental. The beach house has three bedrooms and can accommodate up to ten people. It is built right on Crystal Beach, and you are welcome to lay in the sun all day long. Go to the second-floor balcony and you will be greeted with much more beauty. If you’d rather make it your home, we suggest you get the freshest ingredients at a Crystal Beach market and start your own feast at the house!

Beachfront Crystal Beach Home w/ Deck & Patio
Crystal Beach, Texas, United States
70 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 5 Beds 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
big comfy sofa and huge tv plus some games are provided
Cleanliness:
the house was very well decorated sunny and clean
Location:
really cute place & in a great location
great location amazing memories made
great location and beautiful well kept house
great location and perfect for easy access to the beach
beautiful home cannot beat the location
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6. Barefoot Oasis (from USD 300)

Aptly nicknamed Barefoot Oasis, this three-bedroom Myrtle Beach home can comfortably accommodate five to six guests. You don’t have to worry about forgetting anything - the owners make sure their guests feel at home. There’s a fully equipped kitchen, where you can start your own feast instead of eating out. The common areas are big enough to entertain your group. The beach is just a short walk from this charming beach house, and picnic amenities like a gas grill and outdoor seating are provided.

2nd Row Beach House with Beautiful Ocean View and Easy Beach Access
113 reviews  Wifi Available
House 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the space is so comfortable decorated very classy with beach decor and pretty colors
Cleanliness:
again everything was very clean
third the house is adorable clean and well-equipped
we loved our stay at this very clean and cozy place
the home was spotless and smelled fresh
everything was so clean
Host:
the owner is amazing
the owners were available at anytime and very helpful
property owner was great to deal with
the owners are very thoughtful hosts that provide for your every need
first of all linda is the perfect property owner to deal with
Location:
second the location of the property was perfect
the location was great in regard to the beach
super quiet neighborhood tucked away for privacy
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7. Nauti Beach (from USD 229)

Easily walk to the beach from this beautifully renovated house in Crystal Beach, Texas. With TVs, WiFi, a DVD/Blueray player and X-box, you may never leave the house. Dog-friendly, the house comes with a fenced-in yard, hammocks, and games in the front and back deck. Comfortably accommodating seven guests and equipped for special events, Nauti Beach is the perfect place for you and your family to gather and enjoy the wonders of the Gulf.

NAUTI BEACH on Bolivar Peninsula - Pet Friendly
Crystal Beach, Texas, United States
219 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 4 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the area under the house is great which included a bbq grill picnic table hammocks & outdoor shower
a beautiful cabin with comfy beds a couch that naps well and thoughtful touches throughout
the beds were comfy & had plenty types of pillows to fit your preference
the beds were amazingly comfortable and the living room is great for lounging on a rainy evening
the beds are super comfy and home is equipped with necessary items to cook
Cleanliness:
the place was great everything was clean beds were comfortable
very safe and clean
the house was clean and cozy and adorable
it was also very very clean and well equipped
it is impeccably clean and designed to get you un the beach state of mind
Host:
great host who responded quickly
the hosts out did themselves with the details of the home and made us feel so welcomed
hayden was an amazing host and responded promptly to all of our questions
the hosts were amazing friendly and very responsive
the host was very helpful and responsive to messages
Location:
the location is perfect and great walking distance to the beach
very cute and cozy place
the decor was so cute great location loved it
the house was perfect walking distance to the beach and a short drive to restaurants and stores
the location was great & was just a short walk to the beach
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8. Two-bedroom cottage (from USD 198)

Sleep comfortably in this cozy two-bedroom, one-bath cottage and enjoy a great ocean view and spectacular sunsets from the wrap-around deck. Beach access is quick, perfect for daytime swimming adventures and evening walks along the shore. Plenty of closet storage is available, along with all the extras you might need, ensuring your vacation is worry-free. Newly remodeled, the kitchen and bath have new appliances and marble counter tops, further beautifying the house for your stay. During your stay, enjoy the deck chairs and foot rests on the deck, perfect for relaxing in the sun, and an outdoor shower ready to help you clean up after a day at the beach.

Thinking Of A Family Vacation At Crystal Beach?
104 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 9 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable beds plenty of kitchen supplies everything you need for the classic crystal beach experience
Cleanliness:
the house was very clean when we arrived
a nice and clean home quiet and can see and hear the beach
the property was clean spacious and beautiful great location from the beach
Host:
the owners were very friendly and informative
not sure how the owners can intervene but other than that it was wonderful
owner was communicative and made the rental and check in process super easy
Location:
close to the beach quiet neighborhood and kept up very well
quiet and peaceful neighborhood and easy access to the beach
great location and good water views
it is very close to the beach and has a great front deck
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9. Scottish Inns Galveston (from USD 99)

Stay on the beautiful Galveston Island at the Scottish Inns. Offering classically furnished rooms, cable TV, a work desk, a microwave, and refrigerator, you’ll enjoy Texas in comfort at the Scottish Inns. Featuring an outdoor pool and daily continental breakfast, the people of the Scottish Inn is dedicated to keeping you happy. The Scottish Inn is conveniently located 14 kilometers (8.5 miles) from Scholes International Airport, six minutes from the historic Grand 1894 Opera House, and 17 kilometers (10.8 miles) from the Moody Gardens Golf Course. And when you’re ready to leave the pool and hit the beach, both Stewart Beach and East Beach are within two kilometers (one mile) of the hotel.


Scottish Inns Galveston

Wifi Available

Address: 928 Ferry Road
Accommodates: 4

Parking Non-smoking rooms Laundry Free parking Internet services Heating Fax/photocopying WiFi Available

10. Cheerful beach house (from USD 279)

Stay on the Gulf of Mexico at this cheerful beach house. With an expansive deck and roomy layout, you’ll love staying in this home away from home. Sitting on an oversized lot with a fenced in yard, you can enjoy the built-in picnic table, fish cleaning station and shower downstairs after coming back from a day at the beach. The property has three bedrooms that comfortably sleep six adults and four kids. In the kitchen, you’ll find all the utensils you need for preparing a family meal or just making a snack. And if you can’t bear to leave the family dog behind, pets are welcome.

Crystal Beach Cheerful Beach House - AT LAST
Crystal Beach, Texas, United States
44 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 6 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the rooms are fully furnished have comfy beds fun artwork and soft plush carpet
Cleanliness:
very spacious clean and functional
great clean place very good with communication
but the house is very clean and comfortable
the house is lovely clean spacious and very comfortable
the house is super easy to clean and it has everything you would need besides food
Host:
she was responsive and very encouraging
kathy was friendly and quick to respond to needs or questions
kathy is a very welcoming host
kathy was an amazing host
fanstastic place kathy was very quick to respond and very friendly
Location:
the location is perfect
easy walk to the beach
very beautiful home and close to the beach
love the location with a convenient store on the corner and a red light for crossing
" i would highly recommend this house for anyone wanting to be walking distance to the beach
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11. Crystal Beach cabin (from USD 139)

Just three blocks from the beach, this Crystal Beach cabin is perfect for a family vacation or weekend getaway with your friends. At the Crystal Beach cabin, seven adults can sleep comfortably and enjoy such amenities as TV, free WiFi, Dish Network, and a barbecue pit. Once you enter, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped into a modern country cabin, with wood furniture and comfy sofas.

Crystal Beach Cabin - Sleeps 7 (3 blocks from Beach)
52 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 7
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
air-conditioners and televisions worked great the bedrooms worked perfectly for our group
the grandkids loved the big screen tv in the living room
it was comfortable as long as you could leave the door open
the kitchen has a microwave a range and a refrigerator/freezer and pretty much all the utensils you need
the downstairs shower looked like it had sand in it
Cleanliness:
well kept clean and very inviting felt just like home
Host:
i reported everything to the owner and received a prompt response that they would take care of it
cabin was very nice for the price and the owner was very responsive
Location:
walking distance to enjoy the gulf if you choose to
perfect location for a fun week at the beach
we had a nice stay and the location was perfect
i’ll recommend is really nice close to everything i i’ll back
the location was great but the home needs some tlc
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12. Kokomo: A cozy beach house (from 175 USD)

Perfect for families, Kokomo is a cute, cozy beach house that guarantees you comfort during your vacation. Comfortably sleeping six guests, each bedroom has a queen bed, and in the living area, the sofa transforms into a queen sleeper as well. Outside, the house has a large deck with partial covering, perfect for sunbathing during the day and watching the stars at night. Downstairs, you will find an outdoor shower, a fish cleaning station, a charcoal pit, and a picnic table. And if you’re traveling with your golf cart, feel free to drive the entire length of the peninsula—it is a golf cart community!

Kokomo

Price: from 175 USD

Number of Guests: 6

13. Harbor House Hotel and Marina (from USD 249)

Located on the Galveston Bay Harbor, the Harbor House Hotel and Marina features a daily continental breakfast. Each room has a microwave and refrigerator, perfect for keeping leftovers after enjoying local cuisine. Traditional decorations are in each room, along with free WiFi, cable TV, and in-room tea and coffee-making facilities.

A nearby outdoor pool is available to guests and if you’ve forgotten your toothbrush or need a midnight snack, this hotel in Crystal Beach has a 24-hour reception desk and vending machines. Conveniently located five minutes away from Galveston Beach, less than two kilometers (one mile) away from the University Texas Medical Branch, and a five-minute walk away from the Strand Historic District, you’ll travel with ease while staying at the Harbor House.


Harbor House Hotel and Marina

Wifi Available

Address: Pier 21
Accommodates: 5

Parking 24-hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Business centre Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms Internet services Lift

14. The Tremont House (from USD 209)

Perfectly located for touring the Strand Historic District and spending a day at the beach, the Tremont House is a beautiful hotel perfect for a luxurious vacation at a reasonable price. Each room is equipped with a flat-screen TV with cable, an iPod docking station, and free WiFi. Enjoy the classically decorated guestrooms of the Tremont House, and if you need anything during your stay, room service is always available.


The Tremont House

Wifi Available

Address: 2300 Ships Mechanic Row
Accommodates: 10

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Terrace

15. Closing Time at The Victorian (from USD 225)

Just 10 minutes away from the beach, you’ll love staying at the Closing Time at The Victorian. With an outdoor pool and restaurant, you can relax in the sun or in the shade and enjoy all that the Crystal Beach-Galveston area has to offer. At your condo, you will have a full kitchen, free WiFi, cable TV, and a balcony to enjoy the view. Every guest at Victorian Condo Hotel Resort has access to the tennis court and a fitness center, further ensuring a fun Texas vacation.

16. Southern Wave Beach House

View the ocean in this beautiful, first-row Southern Wave Beach House, which is one of the amazing places to stay in Crystal Beach, TX. With a wrap-around deck, you can watch the sunrise or gaze at the stars before heading inside to cook in the well-stocked, spacious kitchen while listening to the waves. Take a walk on the beach and enjoy the peaceful, laid-back life at the Southern Wave Beach House. The house is completely updated and has just about everything you will possibly need.

The house is completely accessible to guests, with an outdoor bar area, shower, and sink downstairs. In the garage, you’ll find multiple beach toys and a baby pool to borrow for play. The deck has plenty of chairs and tables and a grill, perfect for a family gathering or beach party. Centrally located in the heart of Crystal Beach, most restaurants or stores you’d want to visit are just five minutes away.

Southern Wave-- AMAZING 1st ROW HOUSE!
72 reviews
Entire house 7 Beds 12 Guests

Stay in Crystal Beach!

We hope that you’ve found the best beach vacation package in Crystal Beach! From classy hotels to cozy cabins, you’ll love staying in community. With locations on the beach, next to downtown attractions, and sometimes in between, your vacation just might get extended.

Frequently asked questions about where to stay in Crystal Beach, Texas

1. Which places to stay in or near Crystal Beach have a pool?

There are few accommodations in Crystal Beach that offer a pool, but if you prefer staying in a place that offers access to one, Scottish Inns Galveston is one of the top places to stay near Crystal Beach, Texas with a pool that guests are welcome to enjoy.

2. Which places to stay in Crystal Beach are good for families?

Cheerful Beach House, Nauti Beach House, Two-Bedroom Cottage, and Crystal Beach Cabin are the places that you should book if you are traveling with your family. These large houses welcome you to Crystal Beach!

3. Which places to stay in Crystal Beach are good for couples?

If you are traveling to Crystal Beach with a special someone, book your stay at these places that are suitable for couples: Scottish Inns Galveston and Harbor House Hotel and Marina.

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