Hotel Location: Hotel Galvez & Spa is located on the Seawall and is the only historic beachfront hotel on the Texas Gulf Coast.

Number of Standard Rooms: 218

Number of Suites: 6

Total Number of Rooms: 224

Total Meeting Space: 13,231

Total Number of Meeting Rooms: 9 Rooms

Three outdoor areas available for events. 

Hotel Outlets: Galvez Bar & Grill, Poolside Grille & Bar and Galvez Gift Shop

Amenities: Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms and public areas, complimentary shuttle to sister hotel, The Tremont House, Hall of History on lower level, fitness room and free audio tour App for smartphones.

Entertainment: Jazz duo, Fridays and Saturdays from 5 to 10 p.m. 

Parking: Valet parking is $18/day plus tax or self-parking is $8/day plus tax in adjacent parking garage.

Unique Facts: A group of businessmen pooled their resources after the 1900 hurricane and opened the Hotel Galvez in 1911 as a symbol that Galveston Island had not only withstood the devastation of the Great 1900 Storm, but had returned to its pre-hurricane glory.

Hotel Packages:

  • Food & Wine Festival Package (Annually in April)
  • Galvez Vow Renewal Weekend (First Weekend in June)
  • Galvez Ghost Tour Dinner Package (October/Seasonal)
  • Thanksgiving Getaway (Seasonal)
  • Holiday Getaway (Seasonal)
  • Park and Cruise Package (Year-round)
  • Book 2 Nights; Save 20% (Subject to availability)
  • Book 3 Nights; Save 30% (Subject to availability)


Major Events:

  • ArtWalk (Scheduled throughout the year.)

The Tremont House is always host to art exhibit as part of ArtWalk.

  • Yaga’s Chili Quest and Beer Fest (Third weekend of January)
  • Mardi Gras! Galveston (Begins ten days before Ash Wednesday)
  • Annual Featherfest and Nature Photofest (April)
  • Galveston Island Food & Wine Festival at Pier 21 (April)
  • Divas Half Marathon (April)
  • Galveston Island Beach Revue, part of Third Coast Music Festival (April)
  • Lone Star Ironman 70.3 (April)
  • Annual Historic Homes Tour (First two weekends in May)
  • Annual AIA Sandcastle Competition (First weekend in June)
  • Galvez Vow Renewal (Second Saturday of June)
  • National Juneteenth Celebration (June)
  • Movie Nite & Music Nite (first Saturdays & second Saturdays, March – October)
  • The Grand 1894 Opera House’ Annual Performing Arts Season (Opens in September)
  • Galveston Island Wild Texas Shrimp Festival (third weekend in September)
  • Ironman 5150 Galveston (September)
  • Annual Artoberfest (October)
  • Annual Island Oktoberfest (October)
  • Lone Star Motorcycle Rally (First weekend in November)
  • Moody Gardens Festival of Lights/Ice Land Ice Sculptures (November-early January)
  • Holiday Half Marathon (November)
  • Hotel Galvez Holiday Lighting Celebration (Friday after Thanksgiving/Shuttle available)
  • Annual Dickens on The Strand (First weekend of December)
  • Santa Hustle (December)

Nearby Attractions:

  • 32 miles of sparkling Gulf Coast beaches, public beach is across the street
  • The Historic Downtown Strand District for shopping and dining, 1.3 miles from hotel
  • Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, 4 blocks from hotel
  • Schlitterbahn Water Park, 5.5 miles from hotel
  • Pier 21, 1.4 miles from hotel
  • Texas Seaport Museum, home to the famous 1877 Tall Ship Elissa, 1.4 miles from hotel
  • Galveston Harbor Tours aboard the Seagull II, 1.4 miles from hotel
  • Postoffice Street Arts and Entertainment District, 1.1 miles from hotel
  • Four Historic House Museums
  • Lone Star Flight Museum, 5.5 miles from hotel              
  • The Grand 1894 Opera House, the Official Opera House of Texas, 1.1 miles from hotel
  • Galveston Railroad Museum, 1.7 miles from hotel
  • Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig and Museum, 1.4 miles from hotel
  • Pirates! Legends of the Gulf Coast and Haunted Mayfield Manor, 1.4 miles from hotel
  • Moody Gardens, 5.5 miles from hotel
  • Tanger Outlets, 21.7 miles from hotel
  • Year-round birding sites


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Average annual high 80-89˚F (summer averages)

Average annual low 50-58˚F (winter averages)

Getting Here

William P. Hobby Airport (HOU), 45 Minutes Away

Daily service via AirTran, American Airlines, Delta, JetBlue, Branson AirExpress and Southwest. Private airport shuttle service begins at $35 per person. 

George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), 75 Minutes Away

Daily service via AeroMexico, Air Canada, Air France, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, British Airways, Continental, Delta Air Lines, Emirates, Frontier, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar, Singapore Airlines, TACA Airlines, United Airlines, US Airways and VivaAerobus


2024 Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, Texas 77550

(409) 765-7721/(800) WYNDHAM