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Every great hotel must have its ghost, and the Hotel Galvez has one who has been around at least a half century. According to Jan Johnson (a fifth-generation Galvestonian and the author of Walking Historic Galveston), the Galvez ghost could be a bride-to-be-named Audra. Legend has it that was about twenty-five years old and stayed in Room 501. Then tragedy befell her.
From grand receptions of 500 to intimate exchanges of vows and horse-drawn carriages, Hotel Galvez & Spa makes every bride’s day perfect. Situated along the Gulf Coast beaches, Hotel Galvez offers couples a rich, elegant setting for a destination wedding.
Executive Chef Antonio Rodriguez of Bernardo’s Restaurant at the Hotel Galvez & Spa has embraced the tradition of the hotel’s Sunday Champagne Brunch while adding some untraditional twists.
Hotel Galvez 1911, Mauran & Russell Rehabilitation and additions, 1993, Ford, Powell & Carson Source: Galveston Architecture Guidebook by Ellen Beasley and Stephen Fox Copyright© 1996 Galveston Historical Foundation The grand dame of the...
Hotel Galvez & Spa, a Wyndham Grand Hotel and National Trust Historic Hotel of America, has been revered as the “Queen of the Gulf” since its opening in 1911. Overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, Hotel Galvez is the only historic beachfront hotel on the Texas Gulf Coast. This timeless hotel offers more than 13,000 square feet of meeting space consisting of nine meeting rooms and features Wyndham ClearAir™ allergy-friendly air purification meeting space.
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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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