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: Live pianist, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 10 p.m. and jazz duo, Fridays and Saturdays from 5 to 10 p.m.

Parking: Valet parking is $17/day or complimentary self-parking 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 (April 17-19, 2015)
  • Galvez Vow Renewal Weekend (June 12-14, 2015)
  • 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 (April 18, May 30, July 11, Aug. 22, Oct. 10 & Nov. 28, 2015)

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

  • 13th Annual Featherfest and Nature Photofest (April 9-12, 2015)
  • JA-GA Reggae Festival at Beach Central (April 11-12, 2015)
  • Galveston Island Food & Wine Festival at Pier 21 (April 17-19, 2015)
  • Divas Half Marathon (April 18-19, 2015)
  • Lone Star Ironman 70.3 (April 26, 2015)
  • 41st Annual Historic Homes Tour (May 1-2, May 9-10, 2015)
  • Galveston Island Beach Revue at Beach Central (May 15-16, 2015)
  • 29th Annual AIA Sandcastle Competition (May 30, 2015)
  • Galvez Vow Renewal (June 13, 2015)
  • 150th National Juneteenth Celebration (June 13-21, 2015)
  • Tremont Afternoon Tea (June 14, Sept. 13 & Dec. 13, 2015)
  • Movie Nite & Music Nite (first Saturdays & second Saturdays, March – Oct., 2015)
  • The Grand 1894 Opera House’ 41st Annual Performing Arts Season (Opening Sept. 2015)
  • Galveston Island Wild Texas Shrimp Festival (Sept. 25-27, 2015)
  • Ironman 5150 Galveston (Sept. 25-27, 2015)
  • 18th Annual Artoberfest (Oct. 17-18, 2015)
  • 34th Annual Island Oktoberfest (Oct. 23-24, 2015)
  • Lone Star Motorcycle Rally (Nov. 5-8, 2015)
  • Moody Gardens Festival of Lights/Ice Land Ice Sculptures (Nov. 14-Jan. 2, 2016)
  • Holiday Half Marathon (Nov. 22, 2015)
  • Hotel Galvez Holiday Lighting Celebration (Nov. 27, 2015/Shuttle available)
  • 42nd Annual Dickens on The Strand (Dec. 4-6, 2015)
  • Santa Hustle (Dec. 20, 2015)
  • Yaga’s Chili Quest and Beer Fest (Jan. 15-16, 2016)
  • Mardi Gras! Galveston (Jan. 29-Feb. 9, 2016)

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

 

Social Media: www.Facebook.com/HotelGalvez, www.Twitter.com/HotelGalvez, www.Instagram.com/HotelGalvez, www.YouTube.com/GalvestonHotels, www.Facebook.com/GalvezBarAndGrill, www.plus.google.com/HotelGalvez

                   

Temperatures        

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

Reservations          

2024 Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, Texas 77550

(409) 765-7721/(800) WYNDHAM

www.HotelGalvez.com