The Hotel Galvez Provides Elegant Meeting Options in a Historic Setting
Situated just 45 minutes south of Houston and surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico, Galveston Island welcomes meeting attendees to its culture-infused city, complete with sun-drenched beaches and engaging history. 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 13,231 square feet of meeting space consisting of nine meeting rooms featuring Wyndham ClearAir™ allergy-friendly air purification meeting space.
Renovations by the owners have refurbished Hotel Galvez with yesteryear’s elegance and modern amenities. The Music Hall (4,550 sq. ft.) welcomes guests with grand arches, high ceilings and striking chandeliers and can accommodate groups up to 500 in a theater-style setting. The intimate East & West Parlors (1,312 sq. ft. each) with ornate moldings are ideal for special occasions and meetings up to 40 people classroom-style.
Fully restored to their original grandeur, the conference rooms flaunt the classic elegance of the Hotel Galvez. The gracious Terrace Ballroom (2,501 sq. ft.) is a multi-functional room that holds large groups and allows events to pour into a Veranda through a string of French doors. The Veranda (2,500 sq. ft.) overlooks the property’s gardens and tropical pool and features expansive views of the property in an elegant setting. Hotel Galvez accommodates meetings of all sizes ― from small to Texas-sized. The hotel also offers three smaller boardrooms on the lower level and second floors.
Meeting attendees unwind at Hotel Galvez’s Bernardo’s Restaurant. Bernardo’s, named for Bernardo de Gálvez, celebrates the Spanish, Cuban and Louisiana influences of Gálvez’s life, while continuing to feature local favorites such as fresh Gulf seafood. Hotel Galvez’s meeting facilities feature state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment, wireless high-speed Internet, on-site catering capabilities and full-service staff, ensuring seamless gatherings. Accommodations offer Gulf- or city-view guestrooms. The nearby Tremont House, also a Wyndham Grand Hotel, can serve as an overflow hotel and offer additional meeting space options.
The hotel also offers access to in-house transportation and excursion services through Galveston Charter Boats and its sister company Galveston Shuttle Bus. Transportation and excursion staff is available at the hotel to assist guests with powerboat and sailboat rentals, fishing excursions and other water activities, as well as private and group transportation.
Hotel Galvez offers a perfect opportunity for guests to unwind at its multi-million dollar, 9,736 square-foot spa with accompanying salon and fitness center. The Spa at the Hotel Galvez offers a full sampling of treatments that provide a variety of healing benefits. Services range from luxurious massages and soothing facials to revitalizing body therapies and hydrating manicures and pedicures. The spa features eight treatment rooms, including massage rooms, hydrotherapy room, two Vichy showers, Swiss shower and couple’s massage room for luxurious pampering.
The spa also offers the tranquility of the Relaxation Room and Meditation Garden which can be used for outdoor functions. A Spa Boutique features a wide selection of products, allowing guests to continue the spa experience at home.
About Hotel Galvez
Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Grand® Hotel and National Trust Historic Hotel of America, is the only historic beachfront hotel on the Texas Gulf Coast. This 224-room, 100-year-old historic hotel offers 13,231 square feet of meeting space, a 9,763-square-foot spa, fitness center, full-service restaurant, lobby bar, heated pool with a swim-up bar and Hall of History. The hotel is rated four diamonds by AAA and owned by Galveston preservationist George Mitchell as part of Mitchell Historic Properties. For reservations, call (800) WYNDHAM, or visit www.WyndhamHotelGalvez.com.
About Wyndham Hotels and Resorts
Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, LLC, a subsidiary of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), offers upscale hotel and resort accommodations throughout the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, China and the Caribbean. All Wyndham® hotels are either franchised by the company or managed by Wyndham Hotel Management, Inc., one of its affiliates or through a joint-venture partner. Additional information and reservations for all Wyndham hotels are available by calling (800) WYNDHAM – (800) 996-3426 – or visiting www.Wyndham.com.
About Galveston Island
Galveston Island is the No. 2 tourism attraction in Texas for in-state and out-of-state travelers. Galveston is a historic beach town located just 50 miles south from Houston, Texas – the fourth largest city in the U.S. A diverse cultural town, Galveston Island is a unique destination offering 32 miles of beaches, a variety of family attractions and resorts, one of the largest and well-preserved concentrations of Victorian architecture in the country and Texas’ premiere cruise port.
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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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