Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Grand Hotel; The Tremont House, A Wyndham Grand Hotel; and Harbor House Hotel report minimal damage as a result of Hurricane Harvey and are open and operating.
The Hurricane made its initial landfall near Rockport, Tex., north of Corpus Christi, on Friday, Aug. 25. Following the storm, Galveston County and Houston suffered massive flooding due to record breaking rain. Galveston Island experienced flooding in its historic downtown, East End Historic District and West End along with other low lying neighborhoods. The waters receded quickly and cleanup began immediately.
Below is an update on the hotels:
• Hotel Galvez & Spa®, A Wyndham Grand® Hotel, located on Galveston’s Seawall Blvd. had minor issues during the storm and is open and fully operational. The hotel’s restaurant, Galvez Bar & Grill, is open and serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. The hotel plans to reopen The Spa at Hotel Galvez on Friday, Sept. 1, and will resume its weekly Brunch on Sunday, Sept. 3. Hotel Galvez is a 226-room historic hotel that dates to 1911.
• The Tremont House, A Wyndham Grand® Hotel, is located in Galveston’s historic downtown. Downtown Galveston had minimal damage. The hotel’s lobby is raised and had minor cleanup after the storm. The Tremont House offers 119 rooms and is the only hotel located in The Historic Strand District.
• Harbor House Hotel and Marina at Pier 21 is Galveston’s only hotel overlooking the port. The 42-room hotel did not experience any flooding due to the storm and continues operations. Restaurants at Pier 21 are already open.
“Our hearts go out to all the families and businesses devastated by Hurricane Harvey,” says Complex General Manager Steve Cunningham. “In support of those impacted by the storm, we are offering a reduced rate at our hotels to area residents and are honoring cancellations through Sept. 7.”
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