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Edmond, Oklahoma
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We reached Harbor House Hotel late, at around 1:30 am on December 27. We had reserved two rooms. The front desk person was obviously not a happy camper, but checked us in and gave us an additional roller bed for our daughter. It was dark and we did not have a clue what the hotel or rooms looked like—my son...

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

We are pleased you had a wonderful pre-cruise stay at Harbor House. Thank you for mentioning the exceptional service by Dee. She is a gem. We hope to see you again and thank you for spreading the good word.

Austin, TX
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Well situated on wharf, just off the Strand. Easy access. Limited parking (if busy). Park and walk everywhere is my advice. Rooms are simple. Beds were comfy. Rooms poorly lit and were dim after sunset. Good amenities (microwave/fridge/coffee maker). Bathroom with large, excellent shower. The included continental breakfast was just what you'd expect...carbohydrate festival. Dining area sparse. Staff was pleasant...

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

Thank you for sharing the pros and cons on your stay at Harbor House. We will work on some training with our staff.

Kansas
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed one night before our cruise and the lady at the front desk was super nice and upgraded us to a suite and my kids were so excited! It looked over the water and the room itself was spacious and clean! The local restaurants were nice but expensive! You do get a free continental breakfast but its muffins and...

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

Thank you for the kind review on your pre-cruise stay at Harbor House. We are pleased you enjoyed the hotel, location and view. We hope to see you again soon.

Nairobi
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

For the money it was total worth it. Very nice room. The finish of the hotel is different which gives it a uniqueness...industrial. The Harbour area is very beautiful to walk around. Water pressure in the shower was abit low though.

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

We are pleased to read you had a "very nice" stay at Harbor House Hotel. Thank you for mentioning the area. We hope to see you again soon.

Texas
Reviewed 29 December 2016

I wanted very much to like this hotel because of the reviews but was sadly disappointed. Didn't seem like the room was cleaned. The toiletries were replenished but the trash can wasn't empty and the bathroom had old towel and the was very dark. We had a long drive and was tired. But couldn't really unpack in the dark, so...

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

Please accept our sincere apologies. We are sad to hear you were disappointed in your stay. Please know that our staff closely monitors reviews and we appreciate your feedback. We hope you'll consider giving us another try in the future.

Overland Park, Kansas
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

I admit, I was underwhelmed when we pulled up. But I was on a charter bus and it was dark, and first impressions can be misleading. Our rooms were huge, the bed comfortable, it is close to some nice restaurants and the strand. The bathroom is great....loved the shower. Several light fixtures in room were out. No restaurant onsite, however,...

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WyndhamGalveston, Front Office Manager at Harbor House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for staying with us we hope to see you again in the future.

Humble, Texas
Reviewed 26 December 2016

This is my second stay at the Harbor House in Galveston, Texas. Both visits were good. The staff is friendly. The rooms are large and contemporary. There are two restaurants on the first floor that are not affiliated with the Hotel but offer a free desert if you are staying at the Harbor House. The two windows are not large...

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

Thank you for the glowing review on your recent stay at Harbor House Hotel. We appreciate your insight.

Reviewed 23 December 2016

Harbor House, seems a bit shabby on the outside but somehow that gives it an atmosphere that says GALVESTON!, yes, in caps. Our room was clean and modern. Rooms provide a look out over the bay where workboats, barges, and even cruise boats pass by for your serine enjoyment. I only wish there was a balcony. Right on Pier 21,...

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WyndhamGalveston, General Manager at Harbor House, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5 star review of the Harbor House, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay.

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Spent 2 nights here to celebrate our anniversary and my friends' birthday. Could not have picked a better location convenient to the Strand and 3 great restaurants outside the door of the hotel. Wonderfully comfortable beds, an awesome bathroom, quiet and the ocean view right outside the window. Will definitely stay here again!!

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WyndhamGalveston, General Manager at Harbor House, responded to this review

We are pleased you chose to spend your special occasions with us. Thank you for your awesome review. We look forward to seeing you again.

Beaumont, California
Reviewed 19 December 2016

We have stayed at the Harbor House Hotel on a previous cruise out of Galveston and decided to spend a night there again following a cruise in December. It is a great hotel with a great location to downtown Galveston and the cruise port. Dee at reception was wonderful, very friendly and welcoming. We had a corner room overlooking the...

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WyndhamGalveston, Guest Relations Manager at Harbor House, responded to this review

Thank you for the glowing recommendation for Harbor House Hotel. We are thrilled you enjoyed the service and the location. Please come back soon.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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: $134 - $390 (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
#9 Family Hotel in Galveston
#11 Business Hotel in Galveston
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“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
“Top floor offers the best and quietest room.”
 of 5 bubbles 379ronalds, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Corner rooms offer the best views of the harbor. Very popular so book early.”
 of 5 bubbles Garymstoh, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
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