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$199 nightly special oceanview, poolview, Top Floor Townhouse 2 bedroom,2 bath

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,175 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

maravilla , 1175 square feet, 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom with private entrance

Enjoy our new tropical paradise vacation home 'Sea Shell Palace' on Galveston island. Catch the stunning sunset over the Gulf of Mexico, enjoy lush vegetation surrounding two of our beautiful pools, a secluded hot tub and the bubbling rock waterfall from our third floor patio/balcony and fourth floor Ocean views.

this Sea Shell Palace is a large 2 bedroom/2 bathroom 1,175 sq ft split level condo furnished with new custom state of the art appliances and granite counter tops. this kitchen is stocked with dishes, silverware, pots, pans and other utensils including waffle iron and coffee maker. outside grills are located by the beautiful tropical pool for your daily use. there are 3 pools and one hot tub at this resort.

This master suite is upstairs and has a queen size bed, dresser and 32' led t.v. the master bathroom has a walk in marble shower with bench and rainshower spa, top flush toilet, and elegant waterfall glass vessel sink. this master has a charming view of the ocean, pool, and Tropical landscaping all without getting out of bed.

the second bedroom is adjacent with 2 double/twin bunkbeds and a 19' led t.v. with it's own private entrance. you will find beautiful hardwoods in both bedrooms, while the bathrooms are done in travertine with granite inlays. second bathroom also has waterfall glass vessel sink, walk in marble shower with bench and rainshower spa.

take a walk down the seawall and feel the tropical breezes and grab something to eat. the cinema,

golf, fishing pier, etc are just that close. moody gardens, schlitterbauhn are just 5 minutes away. wal mart, randalls are 10 minutes, pleasure pier theme park, rain forrest cafe is 15 minutes, new outlet shopping just 30 minutes on 45 north.

More Details

Owner
Sharon or Roxanna Ghalamdanchi
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2017

About Sharon or Roxanna Ghalamdanchi

we spend a lot of free time in Galveston as a family, taking walks, collecting seashells, relaxing and just enjoy the seashore, while watching the beautiful sunset on the moonlight ocean. enjoy the beautiful and peaceful sunrise to wake up to each day.

Sharon or Roxanna Ghalamdanchi purchased this condo in 2007

Why Sharon or Roxanna Ghalamdanchi chose Texas Gulf Coast

the maravilla resort pool is known as the jewel of the island.

Amenities

Galveston Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1175 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • master bath - toilet , shower , waterfall glass vessel sink, rainshower spa
    second bathroom - toilet , shower , waterfall glass vessel sink, rainshower spa
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • master suite - 1 queen , master sleeps 2
    second bedroom - 2 double , 2 twin/ single , 2 bunk bed , 2 sets full/twin bunkbeds sleeps 6
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Shared Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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$199 nightly special oceanview, poolview, Top Floor Townhouse 2 bedroom,2 bath
average rating of 4.0 based on 20 reviews
3

Fair

  • 3 of 5

Enjoyed the condo. Patio chairs were torn. Parking was an issue on Saturday.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Beautiful view from the balcony & overall good stay!

  • 4 of 5

We arrived on a Monday & checked in with no problems. Our initial impression of the room was that it was nice. It didn't seem as clean as I would have thought but it was fine. There wasn't any problems that we noticed. The owner did tell me on the phone to make sure to put the shower curtain in the shower because the floor would leak but we never experienced any leaking. It was hard with the kids to make sure the curtain stayed in because it was just a stand up shower no actual bathtub. There were 3 different pools on the property & they were all super nice. It was an overall good experience & we will for sure be going back!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great trip.

  • 4 of 5

Nice condo! Good view, and decor. Cooking utensils need some upgrade. Dinnerware was very nice though.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice place and location but not taken care of.

  • 2 of 5

Overall a nice condo but not a good experience. As reviewed before the bathrooms are all upstairs and the patio has no privacy. 4 condos share the overlook of the pool with a railing as the divider. Fridge was full of old food and the pantry with someone elses medicine. Bathrooms were dirty but they did have 3 towels each for our family of 5's four night stay. No washer and dryer in the unit and you will need to go up and down stairs to get to the elevator. I rented dozens of places and sadly this is the first place I wont be coming back to. If you do decide to stay here make sure you call and get the correct door code. I was emailed and text the wrong door code and was stuck calling someone late at night as I arrived.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: sorry to hear your stay was not a happy one, our split level townhouse style condo is great for the views of ocean and bay from both 3rd and 4th floors. yes, both bedrooms and bathrooms are upstairs. our wonderful open view balcony does offer iron fence between condos only. our cleaning ladies are instructed to empty the fridge except for ketchup, jellies, etc. our condo comes stocked with 8 towels and has washers and dryers on each floor and thru out the resort. there are 8 steps to go up from the elevator around the corner. the cleaning ladies would have been sent back, if i would have known the condo was not acceptable, again, i am sorry to hear you stay was not the best.
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The amenities were great, the room it's self needed some TLC.

  • 3 of 5

The place was beautiful. The kitchen area had a leak in the ceiling from the broken shower above it. The dishwasher did work but everytime it was opened it gave off a foul odor. The beds were uncomfortable. The grounds were kept up really well and the pools were really nice. The work out area was for cardio only; treadmills, ellipticals, and bikes. There is a $20.00 parking charge and wrist bands for the pool areas. No beach area directly across from the condo. You have to drive about 5 minutes to the nearest area, but go south if you want a quieter atmosphere and go north for the crowded beach. Every restaurant was good that we ate at. BRING EXTRA TOWELS you will want them.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful view, but a few issues

  • 3 of 5

We stayed in this condo over Spring Break.

Pros:

-Comfortable couches living room - will seat quite a few and comfortable for hanging out

-Very pretty view of the pool and ocean waves

-Easy DRIVING access stores/restaurants/ to beach

-Stocked kitchen

-Plenty of paper towels, toilet paper, etc.

-Although small, kitchen updated

-There were plenty of extra pillows and blankets

Cons:

-The condo is a little confusing to locate by the number - if you follow the numbers, it skips right over it and the condo is located in a complete other building than one would think. When you are arriving in the evening with tired kids, I'm gonna say this was a little annoying.

-The condo seems to have thin walls - you can hear the toilets flushing and a lot of sounds coming from the surrounding condos.

-The shower curtain in the bathroom fell down (this has been mentioned in previous reviews and I was a little surprised it hasn't been dealt with).

-There is an airport directly behind the condos. During the day there is a lot of air traffic and plane noises.

-There seemed to be quite a few things we ran into during our stay that were not terrible in themselves, but added together was a little annoying. Just a couple of examples:

1. The microwave was touchy... sometimes when we would start it, we would have to hold the door closed with pressure to get it to work.

2. The coffee pot was sticky and not cleaned from whomever used it last. I was going to make coffee and opened the top to find old coffee grounds growing mold. (However, this is not a reflection of the whole condo - it was fairly clean as a whole)

- The condo is directly across from the ocean, but NOT the beach (it's rocky, not sand). The sand begins about 1/2 mile down.

-We had a leak in the ceiling while there. We saw it dripping and you could tell it had been repaired before. I called the owner about it and was told that we needed to make sure to keep the shower curtain liners in the shower. The showers are walk-in's with no tub, so it's a little hard to keep the shower curtain in them (especially with kids) but we were very diligent about it and didn't have any more issues.

All in all, this condo was fine. Nothing superb, nothing terrible.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Maravilla resort sits on the west end of the seawall, close to schlitterbahn water park, moody gardens, golf, etc. Downtown has the strand, the historic district, the railroad museum, the cruise ships, shopping and great restaurants to explore.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Deposit $200

100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.