Island District: Seawall
8502 Seawall Blvd, Galveston Texas 77554
DoubleTree by Hilton Description
Feel like a day at the beach? Just walk out the front door and the beach is a few steps away. Of course, you can always stop and lounge poolside next to their outdoor pool. Or even jump in and float to their swim-up pool bar.
If you don’t feel like leaving the restaurant, visit Foxtail, their coastally influenced modern restaurant with gulf views. They are open from 7 am to 10 pm, serving breakfast and dinner. If you decide to lounge by the pool, then have some drinks at the swim-up bar, and find your perfect refreshment on their menu, which is full of regional favorites. Longboard Pool Bar is open daily for lunch and dinner from 11 am to 10 pm and serves beer, wine, cocktails, and some tasty treats.
Venture to the Beach
You can either walk or take a drive to nearby beaches such as Stewart Beach and Porretto Beach. Both offer umbrella and chair rentals for those hot and sunny days. Float rentals are available all day and can be delivered to your umbrella. If you are feeling adventurous you can rent a jet ski for a great view of the beach. Showers and portable restrooms are nearby.
Staying here you are within two miles of the Port of Galveston Cruise Terminal and merely 10 minutes from the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier. To help you get a more intimate view of the island, you can rent a bicycle or surrey from the Island Bicycle Company. They offer electric bikes, too! To help you enjoy the water even more, they offer boogie board, surfboard, stand-up paddle board, water float, and kayak rentals.
Along with everything that comes with staying here, the hotel offers special rates for AARP, AAA/CAA, and Military families. You could even look into their Breakfast Included Package to make starting your day that much easier. There is even talk that they offer Beach Cruiser Rentals.