Book your room at Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Grand Hotel
Historic Wyndham seaside hotel on Galveston Island
Ever since this Galveston hotel opened in 1911, The Hotel Galvez has been known as the “Queen of the Gulf,” and rightfully so; she majestically rises from the beachfront to hold court over the Gulf of Mexico.
The Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Grand Hotel blends Victorian elegance with fresh features, including a tropical pool with seasonal swim-up bar. An acclaimed restaurant overlooks the hotel grounds and the Gulf beyond.
Inspired by the hotel's Victorian heritage, verdant greens and rich golds accent guestrooms at The Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Grand Hotel. Bathrooms sport Carerra marble tile, etched-glass paneling, and plush bathrobes.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Grand Hotel
Guests staying at The Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Grand Hotel can enjoy lounging around the sun-drenched waters of the swimming pool with swim-up bar, private cabanas, and spa tub. The Spa at Hotel Galvez is 10,000 square feet and offers a full range of spa and salon services. The hotel also has a concierge, full Continental breakfast, 24-hour fitness facility, 24-hour business center, and complimentary wireless Internet access.
Guests enjoy membership privileges at the private Galveston Country Club's 18-hole championship golf course, 12 miles away. Guests can also take advantage of the free bicycles provided by the hotel, as well as the complimentary wireless Internet access.
Valet parking is available (surcharge) and self-parking is complimentary. Long-term cruise parking is available for a weekly fee.
- Spa tub
- Pool cabanas (surcharge)
- Pool sun loungers
- Long-term parking (surcharge)
- 24-hour fitness facilities
- Free! Cruise terminal shuttle (complimentary)
- Free! Free Wi-Fi
- 24-hour business center
- Beach/pool umbrellas
- Full-service spa
- 24-hour front desk
- Total number of rooms - 224
- Number of floors - 8
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Year Built 1888
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Free! Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Conference space
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Express check-in
- Express check-out
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Hair salon
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Meeting rooms
- Multilingual staff
- Poolside bar
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Free! Free self parking
- Smoke-free property
- Outdoor pool
- Swim-up bar
- Wedding services
Available in all rooms: Free! Free Wi-Fi , Free! Free wired high-speed Internet
Available in some public areas: Free! Free Wi-Fi
Long-term parking (surcharge), Free! Free self parking, Valet parking (surcharge)
- Flat-panel TV
- Free! Free Wi-Fi
- Free! Free wired high-speed Internet
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Free! Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
- Turndown service
- Premium TV channels
- Pay movies
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Premium bedding
- Air conditioning
- Climate control
- Free! Complimentary weekday newspaper
- Refrigerator (on request)
- Coffee/tea maker
- Designer toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Iron/ironing board
- Daily housekeeping
- Pillowtop mattress
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Room service (limited hours)
Where to Eat
Galvez Bar and Grill - Victorian elegance infuses this restaurant, open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch. Located just off the lobby, the open, airy dining room, decorated in shades of cranberry, sage, and coral, provides expansive views of the beach and Gulf. Serving both traditional and nouvelle cuisine, Galvez Bar and Grill is famous for its Gulf Coast seafood, daily specials, and Sunday Champagne Brunch. Breakfast Now, a buffet featuring made-to-order omelets, is offered on weekend mornings.
Sample menu for Galvez Bar and Grill
Lobby Bar - Drinks served at a restored early-1900s mahogany bar. Piano player entertains guests Friday and Saturday evenings and during Sunday brunch.
Seaside Grill & Swim-up Bar - Seasonal light dining during warm weather at the tropical swimming pool. Guests can contact the hotel for hours/seasons of operation.
Nearby Things to Do
The tropical pool at the Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Grand Hotel features a seasonal swim-up bar, poolside grill, and private cabanas.
Just across the boulevard begins a 30-mile ribbon of sun-drenched beaches, ideal for sunbathing, swimming, and sunset strolls. Guests can rent bicycles or take a horseback ride. Nearby are golf, tennis, boating, fishing charters, water skiing, and personal-watercraft rentals.
Guests enjoy membership privileges at the private Galveston Country Club's 18-hole championship golf course, 12 miles away. Hotel Galvez is just a trolley ride away from downtown Galveston, galleries, museums, shops, and the Strand Historic District.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Bicycle rentals on site
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Hydrotherapy treatments
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
- Ayurvedic treatments
- Aromatherapy treatments
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
- Accessibility equipment for the deaf
- Braille or raised signage
Minimum check-in age is 21
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Check-out time is noon
Pets allowed, Pet maximum weight in lb is 25
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
- Valet parking fee: USD 17 per day (in/out privileges)
- Pet fee: USD 75 per room, per stay
- Refrigerator fee: USD 20 per stay
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 20 per stay
We should mention
Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).
Awards & Affiliations
- The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.