Galveston Journals

A week over the Gulf in Galveston

A July 1996 trip to Galveston by gayleannherron

Flagship Hotel Photo, Galveston, Texas More Photos
Quote: When you want to do something different, try staying at a hotel on piers over an ocean.

Flagship Hotel

Hotel | "Flagship Over the Water"

Flagship Hotel Photo, Galveston, Texas
I've stayed in Galveston about 20-30 times and when I go, I stay in one of two places. This is my more costly, but equally more relaxing and pampering, getaway.Flagship has been around for as long as I've been going to Galveston—decades—and it always looks "ship-shape" and five-star. For some, having that five-star ambience and treatment is enough to make them want to stay at the Flagship, but for me it is the hotel itself. It literally sits on a pier, jutting out 100 feet into the Gulf of Mexico. From any room, you get a view of either the sunset or the sunrise, you can feed the pigeons from your balcony, and at night, with the patio door open, you can fall asleep to the sound of the oce...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on April 27, 2007

Flagship Hotel
2501 Seawall Blvd.
Galveston, Texas 77550
(409) 762-9000