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Walk to the beach; GREAT OCEAN VIEW! BBQ Grill, Wi-Fi; Close to all attractions!

77 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights


Galveston Townhome Rental Photos and Description

Townhome, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths (Sleeps 6-8)

This lovely Galveston vacation home rental is a 2 minute walk to the beach! A quick 15 - 20 minute drive will take you to Moody Gardens!

You will have a GREAT time sitting at the balcony watching the ocean waves and hearing the seagulls overhead! This spacious 2 bedroom; 3 full bathrooms Galveston beach is ideal for your family!

A 2 minute walk will take you to Nate's West End Restaurant for a great burger and a fully stocked grocery store is only next door! Pick up some steak or seafood for a fabulous grill at our charcoal BBQ grill.

You can easily walk from the beach to the grocery store for a cold scoop of ice cream!

Sun bathe at the beach and walk back to the home for a cold beer or ice tea, and easily return to your sunbathing.

You can also surf the waves, build sand castles with the kids and come back and grill (or have someone else grill) some steaks or seafood!

Many options are available for a grand family vacation stay! No major street to cross to get to the Beach!

You will not be disappointed! Your children will love spending hours playing on the beach with the beach toys provided and you will enjoy the proximity of the beach and all conveniences offered at the home!

We try and keep 4 beach chairs for your use in a locked storage unit that can also be used to secure your fishing poles or bicycles.

An outside shower with hot/cold water is available for washing away the sand!

Still not convinced this is the ideal beach home! . . . . .

The beach home has 1314 Sq feet of living area, 2 spacious bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms. A queen size bed and twin bunk beds are found at the second bedroom!

The beach home will accommodate 6 people in a bed and 2 people in the sleeper sofa bed, for a sleeping capacity of 8!

Make our home - your home at the beach! And make memories to share a lifetime.

Bring your laptop and stay connected with families and friends with our wireless internet or enjoy watching TV on our large screen cable TV.

We have many guests who also rent our beach home next door (HomeAway#973827) to have a vacation to remember with best friends or relatives.

The luxury you find at our other listings can be found here!!

View our other listings: HomeAway #973827 (BEACH HOME) and HomeAway #914321 (2 BEDROOM CONDO) as well as HomeAway 973829 (2 BEDROOM CONDO). Prefer intimate time together with a fantastic Ocean View then view our 1 bedroom luxury condo HomeAway listing #913735. Our condos are located in the fabulous Dawn condo complex.

To belong to our group of rentals, our properties must have AMAZING views of the ocean!

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2016
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About Yolanda

My husband and were enjoying sharing our beach home and condo (Docs Quarters at the Beach and Docs Quarters at the Seawall) when the beach home next door came up for sale.

We decided to purchase the beach home which is next door to our 3 bedroom; 3 full bathroom beach home (Docs Quarters at the Beach). We found many families with a desire to stay close to the beach and enjoy the relaxation that only a beach can offer! We also wanted to provide vacationers, with multiple family members, the option of sharing the same beach but still having the privacy of being in separate quarters.

Yolanda purchased this townhome in 2010

Why Yolanda chose Texas Gulf Coast

Our beach is close to Jamaica beach, not crowded and is a location well known by frequent island guest renters. We also enjoy this location, it is secluded but close enough (10 miles to the seawall) to all of the island happenings!

What makes this townhome unique

A unique benefit of renting our home is its phenomenal location. It is far enough from town to have the small town feeling but close enough to enjoy Galveston and all its attractions!


based on 77 traveler reviews

Walk to the beach; GREAT OCEAN VIEW! BBQ Grill, Wi-Fi; Close to all attractions!
average rating of 4.818182 based on 77 reviews

Great get-away spot

  • 5 of 5

Spent the weekend here with my family, 4 adults and 3 kids, the space was perfect - plenty of room for everyone. Having the bedrooms and one balcony on a separate floor from the living/kitchen area meant anyone could escape for some quieter time. The view of the gulf was great and the beach itself couldn't have been better. I've been down to Galveston many times and would rate this rental and beach area as one of my favorites and would stay here again without question. We did go down to the strand and take a harbor cruise, otherwise we were spent our time enjoying the beach and the house as a family.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for taking the time to write a guest review and for the 5 star review! We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay at our home!
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What a great weekend!

  • 5 of 5

I grew up in West Texas so the beach and big water are a foreign concept to me. lol A weekend stay at this cabin taught me to really enjoy the beach and water. The stay was fantastic except that it was too short. The house is great, comfortable, and clean. The little things like have the light switches labelled made a big difference. Well organized and decorated, my wife loved the decorations, made the stay great.

The communication with the owners could not have been better. Any questions I had were answered almost immediately with accurate answers. Thumbs up to the owners. It is also convenient to a grocery store and gas stations which are a plus. Also super quiet.

Bottom line is that we would stay here again and make it a longer trip. Book here with confidence, you will not be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi George, Thank you so much for the 5 star review and the lovely comments! I am so pleased you and your family enjoyed Mardi Gras weekend at our home!
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Comfortable and roomy

  • 4 of 5

Four of us stayed here and had plenty of room for all our needs. Being close to the ocean was very pleasant. The owners were easy to work with and gave us all the information we need in a timely manner. We would stay here again if we come back to Galveston.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Gary, Thank you for taking time to post a guest review for others exploring the possibility of staying at our beach home. Doc and I would have loved a 5 star review but we'll take the 4 stars! Thank you again!!
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The unit was clean and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

The beach was beautiful and so easy to access from the unit.

The location cannot be beat with the grocery store so handy for everything you need without getting in the car. The unit is stocked with lots of supplies that made our stay a good one. Yolanda was a great hostess making sure the unit was safe since roofing work was being done during our stay. She was there when we arrived early so it was nice to meet her. If I had to search for a complaint, it would be the television in the main room was not a crisp picture but we were there for the beach not the football this weekend.

We enjoyed Dickensonthestrand, the train museum, Moody Gardens and a playground in town. The restaurant next to the grocery store is perfect for a quick lunch or dinner. I would rent this unit again and we were very happy with everything.

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Diane for the 5 star review! It was my pleasure to meet you and your family and your little grandson! I'm glad the train museum was a big hit for him since he loves trains! I'm sorry the TV didn't provide a crisper picture unfortunately it is an issue with regards to the cable reception on the island. Please keep Docs Quarters vacation rentals in mind if you decide to come to Galveston again from Montana.
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Great quiet location walking distance to beach

  • 5 of 5

This home was very comfortable with a nice view of the ocean. My wife and I enjoyed watching the sunrise from the balcony. We have four children and it was easy to get to the beach without crossing streets and dodging traffic. The property was very clean and I would definitely visit this specific home in the future.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely 5 star review! For the reasons you mentioned and more, our beach home is a must for many returning guests. The proximity to the beach is a favorite for families with small children. Thanks again and we hope to have you return next year.
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Quiet and close to the beach

  • 5 of 5

Townhome was nice and clean and well appointed. All we needed to do was bring groceries. Walking distance to the beach and overall, very quiet. Three bathrooms was nice when you have four adults and two children. Lots to see and do in Galveston. This time of year is best. Water is warm and not very many people on the beach or visiting attractions. If you are looking for a nice place to stay that is affordable, this is it.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the 5 star review and for your time to post it! We hope you visit Docs Quarters @ Karankawa again and you are so right about the Fall being a great time to visit Galveston!
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Nearest Airport
51 Miles
Houston Hobby Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.06 Miles
Nate's Restaurant
Nearest Ferry
17 Miles
Galveston Bolivar Ferry
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Moody Gardens Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.06 Miles
Nate's Restaurant
Nearest Beach
0.06 Miles
Karankawa Beach
Car: necessary

Approximately 45 Minutes To Hobby Airport .


Rates & Availability

Galveston Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Lone Star Rally
Nov 3 2016 - Nov 5 2016
3 night minimum stay
New Years Eve
Dec 31 2016 - Jan 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
Winter Season I
Jan 3 2017 - Jan 12 2017
2 night minimum stay
MLK Holiday
Jan 13 2017 - Jan 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
Winter Season
Jan 17 2017 - Jan 27 2017
2 night minimum stay
Jan 28 2017 - Feb 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
Mardi Gras
Feb 17 2017 - Feb 20 2017
2 night minimum stay
Winter Season II
Feb 21 2017 - Feb 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
Mardi Gras
Feb 24 2017 - Feb 26 2017
2 night minimum stay
Winter Season III
Feb 27 2017 - Feb 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
Spring Break
Mar 11 2017 - Mar 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
Easter Holiday
Apr 14 2017 - Apr 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
Mother's Day
May 12 2017 - May 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
Memorial Day Weekend
May 26 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer Season I
May 30 2017 - Jun 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
July 4th Weekend
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer Season
Jul 5 2017 - Aug 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
Aug 20 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Labor Day 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100 + Tax
owners damage waiver $35
Tax Rate 15.0%

We provide an accidental damage waiver for $35.00 that provides up to $300 of accidental damage to the interior of the beach condo. Therefore no damage deposit is necessary.Damage waiver does not apply for reckless use of the property.

All cancellations are subject to a 3 % charge for credit card use and a 6% charge for international credit cards.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Galveston Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1314 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Full 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Full 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Full 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , outdoor shower with hot and cold water
  • Their is also an outside shower with hot and cold water for washing away the beach sand
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 1 pack N play for the little one
  • King bed and plush posterpedic mattress in the master bedroom. Master bedroom with a flat screen TV. Queen size bed in the second bedroom. The second bedroom also has twin bunk beds! Their is also a sleeper sofa in the entertainment room. Pack N Play available. Queen size sleeper sofa and additional seating with a large screen TV can be found in the entertainment room. There is also a 3rd full bathroom available at the entertainment room. Kitchen and dining area are located close to a second balcony for drinking coffee, socializing, and viewing and hearing the ocean! Towels are provided. Have approximatly 6 beach towels available. Free internet along with cable available.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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