Subject: Re: hotels in Galveston
H Carol,

We used to stay at the Flagship occasionally, and really liked it because of its being out over the water. It never quite got to dump status, at lest when we stayed there, but was moving in that direction on our last visit. I understand that it has now been bought by the city of Galveston, but I don't know whether it has been refurbished. If it's in good shape, and the price is right, it's a delightful place to stay, but some thoughtful inquiry would probably be worthwhile before you plunck any money down. Perhaps some other readers have had more recent experience. The hotel's website is

Good luck, JKJ in Houston