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OASIS- HEMISPHERE DREAMER - INCREDIBLE OCEAN VIEWS AND BREEZES

Karen MacKechnie

Advertiser since: 2010
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Speaks: english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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OASIS- HEMISPHERE DREAMER - INCREDIBLE OCEAN VIEWS AND BREEZES

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Overview

Galveston Apartment Rental Photos and Description

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 1-4

This Galveston beach bungalow style house was built in the 1930’s and sometime during the 1940’s it was divided up into several 1 bedroom ‘shotgun’ style apartments.

HEMISPHERE DREAMER

The house, Oasis, now has three beautiful but distinctly different apartments, each one took on their own personality and feel as we restored and furnished them.

We referred to apartment #2 as 'Hemisphere Dreamer'

Hemisphere Dreamer has amazing natural lighting and faces the seawall so it gets the wonderful sea breezes. The front porch is the perfect place to have a morning coffee as you watch the sunrise over the water or relax in the cool evening breeze with a cocktail or lemon aid. You may find you get so relaxed that you don’t really want to drive anywhere for dinner, which is no problem, because there are several restaurants and bars and the Pleasure Pier within walking distance.

You will find the apartment perfectly located for all the island’s activities.

Historic, charming, apartment, Pleasure Pier, Seawall, Beach view

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Karen MacKechnie (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2010
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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

Location location location-excellent central location!
Nov 2010
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Pay with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

4.8
based on 42 traveler reviews

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Oasis- HEMISPHERE DREAMER - Incredible Ocean Views and Breezes
average rating of 4.7619047 based on 43 reviews
business
Oasis- HEMISPHERE DREAMER - Incredible Ocean Views and Breezes
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p969377
-+ 409-370-7012
Galveston Texas Gulf Coast
5

Girls weekend Labor Day

  • 5 of 5
We came for a girls weekend. This unit (apartment) is really quaint. It's a shotgun with hardwood floors. Front and rear entrances. The petit kitchen is bright and accommodating. Out the rear door & down a flight is stairs is a positively tropical and private courtyard. The front porch is shared with the adjoining unit however everyone is respectful about sharing as it has a great view of the water. If you have kiddos there is a park at the end of the block. This unit is within walking distance the sea wall, and many restaurants, and bars. We felt safe here which is a plus. A bonus is the outdoor shower for rinsing after a trip to the beach. Karen was a great hostess as always. You will not want to go back to that hotel life after staying here. An excellent value!
  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Oasis- HEMISPHERE DREAMER - Incredible Ocean Views and Breezes
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p969377
-+ 409-370-7012
Galveston Texas Gulf Coast
The South
5

Galveston Oasis

  • 5 of 5
First, the apartment: Tastefully decorated with a living room large enough to accommodate a small family - A great master bedroom and nice bathroom shower tub / combo. Very nice kitchen, gas stove, etc. The owner had shampoo, conditioner, basic cooking supplies and utensils, plenty of towels (even for the beach), and books to browse. Also, everything seemed cleaned, even the bedsheets, which at other places may not actually feel like they've seen a washer anytime recently. In other words, great extras and a really great apartment for a couple but also a bit more room if you have a couple of kids. Next, the location: If you want to take in the tourist sites of Galveston, you can get there by foot. It is close to restaurants, entertainment, the pleasure pier, and the gulf. If you can walk a couple of blocks, you're set. It's just far enough from the seawall and the attractions that you don't get a lot of noise. If you want a quiet, semi-private stretch of beach to walk or swim, you'll need a car. The owner: Seems very nice. Responded to my emails quickly. Although I never met her face to face, there really was no need; everything we needed to know what communicated through email or phone. She also allowed a small dog to unexpectedly stay in the apartment for a few hours, which was helpful. The price: Seems very reasonable considering what you would pay for a hotel room or condo that is far less personable. Although the fees may seem a little high. Overall: We will be back when next we're in Galveston. I would definitely recommend to stay here if you have a couple of people who want a little getaway.
  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Oasis- HEMISPHERE DREAMER - Incredible Ocean Views and Breezes
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p969377
-+ 409-370-7012
Galveston Texas Gulf Coast
5

Just what we needed!

  • 5 of 5
The apartment was nice and clean with updated and pleasant decor. The natural light and feel of the place was wonderful! The space was large enough to accommodate our 2 adults and 2 older children, and the kitchen had all we needed to prepare simple meals. The location was fantastic! We could see the beach from the porch, as well as the Pleasure Pier. The seawall and Pier were only a 1 block walk away :) The flowering plants and the courtyard were a wonderful atmospheric boost, and we loved being able to pick some of the best figs we have ever had! This was just what our family needed and we will stay again.
  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Oasis- HEMISPHERE DREAMER - Incredible Ocean Views and Breezes
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p969377
-+ 409-370-7012
Galveston Texas Gulf Coast
Texas
5

Mini vacation

  • 5 of 5
Stayed here two nights - it was perfect for me and my nephew. It is two blocks from the Pleasure Pier and Seawall. Comfortable place to stay - much better than a hotel room. Close drive to other Galveston destinations.
  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Oasis- HEMISPHERE DREAMER - Incredible Ocean Views and Breezes
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p969377
-+ 409-370-7012
Galveston Texas Gulf Coast
5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5
Mother-daughter weekend and my 15-year-old hound dog tagged along. We stayed on the "right" side of the house. Comfy and well appointed. Owner was extremely helpful and arrived with two flashlights (and fresh batteries) when the electricity went off unexpectedly due to nearby construction, but it was back on in a few minutes. Also responded immediately when a propane heater went on the blink. Kitchen could use measuring cups and spoons, but otherwise had all the basics. Will return and try the "left" side next time.
  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway
business
Oasis- HEMISPHERE DREAMER - Incredible Ocean Views and Breezes
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p969377
-+ 409-370-7012
Galveston Texas Gulf Coast
5

The Bomb!

  • 5 of 5
Great location, great place, great host! What more can I say. Very cool digs.
  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Tourists without a Car, Romantic Getaway

Map

Map

Car: not necessary

You will find the apartment perfectly located for all the island’s activities. A block away is the Historic Pleasure Pier, beach and seawall, and since you can see the water from the porch you will know right away if you should take your surf board or fishing pole. In the opposite direction, downtown is less than 2 miles away. It’s a healthy walk or pleasant bike ride through the beautiful Silk Stocking district. Moody Gardens and Schlitterbahn Waterpark are less than 15 mins drive away.

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $120 Per night

Galveston Apartment Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
$120
$756
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees And Taxes $50 cleaning fee
15% taxes
$75 pet fee (non refundable)
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Amenities

Amenities

Galveston Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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