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47 reviews
Sand and Serenity
Front view
A view from large deck
comfortable chairs
large deck
front deck.
view from deck
view from deck
View from deck
Galveston beach
stairs leading down to the beach
Living room
living room leading into the dining room
looking towards the front door
front living room windows face the water
Dining area.
Large counter space and new counter tops
new countertop and dishwasher
Front bedroom
good size front bedroom with a Queen size bed
view of water from the front windows
Front bedroom, with the double windows facing the water..
Queen size bed in the front bedroom
front bedroom is off to the side of the living room
King size bed in the back bedroom.
back bedroom which opens up into the kitchen
King size bed in the back bedroom
Back bedroom with Flat Screen T.V.
King size bed and comfortable bedding
Side view of bathroom with vanity area
Full size Washer/ Dryer
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Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Galveston, Galveston Island, Texas

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Victoria...
1 review
“Cozy rental”
Reviewed 10 March 2016 for a stay in March 2016

This was a great place located right across from the beach. We enjoyed the coziness of the home and felt it was just the right amount of distance from many places that we could walk to.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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misskimmi...
Manhattan, KS
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Beautiful home with excellent views”
Reviewed 5 January 2016 for a stay in January 2016

Sand and Serenity is as advertised and more! It is well kept and very clean. The beautiful kitchen is stocked with dishes, glasses, cooking utensils, pots and pans, spices, and condiments It has 2 bedrooms-one with a very comfortable king bed and another with a queen bed that we did not need to use. There is also a very large dining area. It was a little chilly during our visit so we certainly made use of the warm electric fireplace in the living room. The shower in the bathroom is excellent with great water pressure. There is also a washer and dryer for renters use. There is a covered side deck in the rear of the home with chairs and a table and a big covered front deck with comfortable chairs and nice tables for excellent viewing the Gulf of Mexico a 1/2 block away. Off street parking and a garage is available for the renters use. The house is walking distance to a large variety of great restaurants, shops and Pleasure Pier. Brenda, the owner, is very accommodating and helpful in every way. This is a beautiful property that we will be returning to regularly.

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Liked best: Everything!
Liked least: Nothing.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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ccasetx
Shady Shores, TX
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
“Perfect for a family of 4+furry friend”
Reviewed 16 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Sand and Serenity is awesome. We rented on short notice - and finding a pet friendly place is no easy task. S&S is convenient to most everything with either a short walk or quick drive. The owner has thought of everything and is easy to communicate with. Our family of 4+1 will definitely return.

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Liked best: convenience and personal touches
Liked least: none to report
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
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Kim I
Flower Mound, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Perfect! We love it!”
Reviewed 29 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We love this place. It is within walking distance of everything we wanted to do; beach, Pleasure Pier, shopping, and nice restaurants. I was walking with a 5 year old and a 3 year old and they made it no problem. The house is very nice with everything you could want. We plan on coming back every summer.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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KansasBic...
Arkansas City, Kansas
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
“what a gem!!!”
Reviewed 7 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

It was wonderful to revisit this house this year!! Brenda,the owner, is so accommodating. Everything you need for a great stay is there and even a few extras. We enjoyed the view of the ocean from the front porch every day. The beach is just half a block from steps to sand. The area is very clean and quiet but close to many restaurants and activities. We took a short ride to the NASA space center. The fully stocked kitchen was a big plus because we could cook fresh seafood anytime we wanted or we had use of a grill to cook outdoors.Needless to say, it was very hard to leave this home.

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Liked best: views and comfort
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
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Kennewick...
Kennewick, Washington
2 reviews
“Paradise on the Gulf”
Reviewed 22 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015

We have been coming to Galveston for the last 12 years renting houses each time and by far this is the best rental we have booked. Brenda was very helpful and prompt in her communications. We booked the house for 2 weeks and used it as a place for our family to meet up with us and there was plenty of room to entertain them and not feel claustrophobic. The kitchen was one on the best we have used and the houses proximity to amenities was superb.

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: Number of bathrooms
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Grandmomm...
Ooltewah, Tennessee
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Galveston Getaway”
Reviewed 14 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Very lovely, well-maintained and very clean property just 1 block from seawall. Made it easy walking since we had 2 of our grands with us (ages 3 & 4). Not crazy about Galveston's ocean water, but beach was not bad at all. The house has everything you could need and then some. The girls loved all the beach toys and rafts.
There are nice restaurants within walking distance as well (Saltgrass, etc.). Traffic not bad during weekdays, but by Fri. noon started getting very busy.
Would definitely come to this location again.

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Liked best: The house was awesome.
Liked least: Dirty ocean water.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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