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Reviewed on Sep 14, 2019
Galveston has cheap accommodation options and a range of things to see and do, making it a great getaway spot for budget travelers. In addition to its well-known attractions like Grand 1894 Opera House and Texas Seaport Museum, this destination is home to Moody Gardens and Galveston Island State Park, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
If you're searching for low-cost places to stay in Galveston, you can choose from the 51 budget accommodations in the area. These top-rated options offer reasonable prices and have earned good reviews from travelers searching for a bargain:
Super 8 by Wyndham La Marque TX/Texas City Area - 2-star motel. You'll find free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its helpful staff and comfortable rooms.
Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Alvin/Houston - Customers like this 2-star motel for its good location and clean rooms. It offers free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.
Beachcomber Inn - At this 2-star motel, you can take advantage of free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Reviews mention the good location and comfortable rooms.
Pearl Inn - 2.5-star beach motel. You'll find free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its good location and helpful staff.
Commodore on the Beach - Customers like this 2-star beach hotel for its central location and comfortable rooms. It offers free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.
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Galveston attracts visitors with its lively festivals and island views, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions on your list, such as Grand 1894 Opera House and Texas Seaport Museum, and then make time for other wallet-friendly activities. Take in the local culture at Galveston Island Railroad Museum and Galveston History Museum, or visit other spots like Galveston Art League Gallery.Travelers also like Galveston for its:
The closest airport is in Houston, TX (EFD-Ellington Field), 30.7 mi (49.4 km) away from the city center. However, if that doesn't suit your budget, the next closest is 37.8 mi (60.8 km) away in Houston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby). Galveston may not have many public transit choices so a car rental could be a reasonable alternative to see the area.