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In celebration of the 102nd anniversary of the historic Hotel Galvez & Spa, a Wyndham Grand® Hotel, and in conjunction with one of the most popular month for weddings, couples are invited to renew their wedding vows during a June Wedding Vow Renewal Ceremony. The ceremony will be officiated by Justice of the Peace Jim Schweitzer on Saturday, June 8 at 10 a.m. on the hotel grounds.
Work has begun on renovations to the lobby, bar and restaurant of the Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Grand® Hotel. The hotel’s historic bar and restaurant will be renamed the Galvez Bar & Grill and will boast a new look and menu for guests. Renovations are expected to take approximately two months.
How often should a person condition their hair? What is the benefit of Vitamin C serum for aging skin? These are some of the topics that will be covered in the “Spring Time Renewal” Skin and Hair Care seminar on Wednesday, May 1, at 6 p.m. at The Spa at Hotel Galvez, A Wyndham Grand® Hotel.
Hotel Galvez & Spa is located on the beachfront of beautiful Galveston Island, Texas... which is just 45 minutes south of Houston. Hotel Galvez has graced the Texas Gulf Coast since 1911. Built as a symbol of Galvestons resilience following the 1900 Storm... this "Queen of the Gulf" is known for its exceptional hospitality and distinctive architecture.
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Galveston. Just the name is enough to stir memories from any Houstonian of summers playing in the waves or eating seafood by the seashore. It has been a full four years since Hurricane Ike’s path of destruction dragged across the Texas Gulf Coast and socked Galveston right in the mouth. The damage was severe, and it has taken a few years, but Galveston is back at full strength and ready to entertain you and your family again.
Just in time for Mother’s Day, OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations, has announced the 2013 Diners’ Choice Award winners for Top 100 Best Brunch Restaurants in the United States.
Once known as the “Playground of the South,” Galveston Island was renowned for its sophistication and splendor in the early 1800s as an active port town that was also the location of the state’s first post office, the first hospital and even the first opera house, but the area became ravaged in 1900 after when it was devastated by The Great Storm. Those who stayed after the storm built a Seawall, a wall that was built slanting the ground so that water was unable to run off the bay.
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.