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Fast Facts

Gail Borden invented condensed milk during the 19th century in Galveston. The state’s first telephone was installed in Galveston in 1878.

Galveston is known as the Oleander City in honor of the fragrant buds that bloom throughout town. The city’s first European settler was actually the infamous pirate, Jean Lafitte.

Region: Texas

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The Tremont House, Galveston, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel

The Tremont House, Galveston, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel

Our 4-Star classification designates those properties with well-appointed, deluxe accommodations, extensive amenities and comprehensive guest services. Expect attention to detail and a warm and hospitable staff ready to cater to your needs. These superb properties offer a truly refined getaway.
Galveston, Texas

Located within walking distance of the Port of Galveston Cruise Terminal and a 5-minute drive to Galveston Beach, this luxury hotel features 119 rooms & suites with historic features, plus dining and shopping options of the Strand District.

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