In the News for Hotel Galvez & Spa
Given the chance for an impromptu girlfriends beach getaway, the easiest option also happens to be most gratifying: Galveston is scarcely a five hour trip from North Texas, and you’ll need far less time than that to plan the escape. March 2015 Issue
Video: Travel + Leisure’s Jacqueline Gifford joins TODAY to share how to find some great beach deals available now, including an $85 a night hotel stay on the coast of Beaufort, North Carolina.
Meet the one and only ambassador of the historic Hotel Galvez Bobby Hilton. Hilton was interviewed for a segment on Texas Country Reporter.
Want to please everyone on your holiday shopping list with perfect-fit, happy-making gifts that last as long as your loved ones can remember? Try giving experiences.
Sam's not feeling neighborly about this year's halloween. Pam suggests he change his perspective, rather than dismiss a night of ghoulish fun.... How about booking a night at the most haunted hotel in the country: the Hotel Galvez in Galveston!
Looking for an adventure this Halloween? Travelocity can find you the ultimate experience in ghostly getaways, stay a night in one of America's many haunted hotels. Stories of hauntings, poltergeists, and spirits have been around for hundreds of years. The 10 hotels below are some of America's scariest places to stay.
Back when Bobby Lee Hilton started working at the Hotel Galvez, a cup of coffee cost about a nickel and Harry Truman lived in the White House. Things have changed at the grand old hotel since then. Hilton, now 80, no longer makes his money as a coffee boy. He’s now the hotel’s guest ambassador and revels in giving visitors a glimpse of the building’s storied past.
Few places in Texas capture a child’s imagination quite like Galveston. Maybe it’s because of the Island’s rich history. Advice on What to See & Do; Eat & Drink; Stay; Before you go; and Souvenirs.
One of the city’s gems that we have not visited until recently is what C. Grant Mitchell, President of Mitchell Historic Properties and producer of the documentary “The Great Storm,” calls “a great symbol for Galveston. It is a symbol of strength and resilience.”
Pageantry, frolic and fancy frocks were hallmarks of the Knights of Momus Coronation Ball that kicked off Mardi Gras festivities in a two-tiered evening that began in the Grand 1894 Opera House and concluded at the Hotel Galvez.
Galveston Hotels on YouTube
This channel takes a close look at Galveston Island in Texas featuring activities at Hotel Galvez & Spa, The Tremont House and The Harbor House Hotel & Marina.You are invited to step inside these historic properties and meet our staff and guests.
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