Just enjoying a nice sunset with my daughter on Galveston Island. Trying to get better with my long exposure shots. Was hoping more people were on the pier that night so I could get the ferris wheel spinning...no luck but an enjoyable view anyway. #sunset #galveston #beach Fun place Nice walk down the beach in Galveston, Texas on a cool evening. Smooth surf and a few good clouds. #beach An architectural treasure predating the the great Galveston hurricane of 1900.
#LocalGem #Architecture photo contest In the pyramids there. Interesting statue!
#StunningStructures View of the new Pleasure Pier from Murdoch's deck. Murdoch's deck is a choice place for lounging and cooling off. They'll sell you a sandwich, snack, soda, and/or beer and you can hang out on their shaded deck and watch the water in one of their comfy chairs. #waterlust Enjoying an evening on the beach with my daughter. Beautiful evening gave us an excuse to take a few pictures!
Playing around with some long exposure here. Left the shutter open for about 8 seconds just to see if she could stand still for that long. #beach #sunset Beautiful city with beautiful beaches! The abandoned Falstaff brewery in Galveston Sunrise on the beach on the lovely island I call home Perfect beach day. The 1877 tall ship named ELISSA, a fantastic piece of Texan history which has also been designated one of America's Treasures by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. ELISSA is a three-masted, iron-hulled sailing ship built in 1877 in Aberdeen, Scotland by Alexander Hall & Company. The Owner Eats Here. The Original Mexican Cafe, Galveston, Texas. Tasty Tex-Mex, light, crispy chips, tangy salsa. Vegetarian options. In front of Olympia Grill, view of the Pleasure Pier. Love seeing the animals in the wild where they belong.
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This tranquil The abandoned Falstaff brewery This is the abandoned Falstaff brewery in Galveston. Take from our room. Various unique buildings. The water was cold but I loved walking and listening to the waves with my love. WWII submarine dry docked The Bishop's Palace, also known as Gresham's Castle, is an ornate Victorian-style house, located on Broadway and 14th Street in the East End Historic District of Galveston, Texas. #Architecture Falstaff brewery In front of the hotel. Me & Him
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My then-boyfriend and my shadows on the beach at Galveston. We'd written out names and the year in the sand. I like it that you can see our names and our shadows. It was one of the first pictures we'd taken together as a couple. This is the Galveston Historic Pleasure Pier - quite an extraordinary sight. Originally built in 1943 it was unfortunately ripped down by hurricane Carla in 1961. It was reopened in 2012 Gloomy day! One of our favorite little weekend getaways is a quick 45 minute drive from Houston. The Hotel Galvez and Spa has been the grand hotel of the Galveston sea wall since 1911. Originally built to help Galveston tourism recover from the devastation of the great hurricane of 1900 that almost ended the life of this island city. Charming architecture, beautiful pool, great bars and amenities. Given its age and history it has more than a few ghost stories as well. The Hotel is a member of Historic Hotels of America, the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Fantastic gumbo, good beer selection. My friend loved his steak gumbo. I went traditional with shrimp gumbo, and jalapeño cornbread, natch. #beach Galveston at sunset, 2013 Looking at Pleasure Pier in Galveston Early morning sunrise from the Galveston, TX cruise port. Taken from the restaurant Devil Riders, Anisomorpha buprestoides, family Phasmatidae (the stick insects).
Look closely! This is actually a mating pair of insects called Devil Riders, sometimes known as musk mares or southern two-striped walkingsticks. A small male is on top of the much larger female. Panoramic view from the stage of the 1894 Opera House in Galveston, TX.
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Get an overview of this hotelHistoric Wyndham seaside hotel on Galveston Island

Popular property highlights

Pets allowed
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Swimming pool
Business center

Old-world elegance

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.

Tropical pool

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.

Modern luxury

Inspired by the hotel's heritage, the guestrooms offer a more modern feel with neutral colors, comfortable bedding, flat-screen televisions, and room service. Bathrooms sport Carerra marble tile and plush bathrobes.

Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Grand Hotel

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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 service restaurant and weekly Sunday Brunch, 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 bicycle rentals at the hotel, as well as the complimentary wireless Internet access.

Valet and self parking are available for a surcharge. Long-term cruise parking is available for a weekly fee.

  • Free cruise terminal shuttle 
  • Express check-in 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Business center 
  • Conference space 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 1911 
  • Express check-out 
  • Meeting rooms 8 
  • Restaurant 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 423 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Long-term parking (surcharge) 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 4550 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 224 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • Wedding services 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Long-term parking (surcharge), Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Pay movies 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Television 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • iPod docking station 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

Galvez Bar and Grill - open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch. Located just off the lobby, the open, airy dining room provides expansive views of the beach and Gulf. 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

Appetizers: Campechana, Bacon Wrapped Shrimp, Fried Calarmari

Main courses: Texas Size PoBoys, Market Fish from Galveston's Pier 19, Angus Filet, Angus Ribeye, Seafood Platter

Desserts: Bread Pudding, Buttermilk Pecan Pie, Peach Cobbler

Galvez Bar & Grill - 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 

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body treatments 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20.00 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 100 per accommodation, per stay
  • 2 per room (up to 25 lb)
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
This hotel's policy is that pets may not be left unattended in guestrooms nor accompany guests in public areas of the hotel. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 20 and USD 30 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 8 per day
  • Valet parking fee: USD 18.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 100 per accommodation, per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.00 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Galvez
  • Galvez Wyndham Grand
  • Galvez Wyndham Grand Galveston
  • Hotel Galvez Wyndham Grand Hotel
  • Hotel Galvez Wyndham Grand Hotel Galveston
  • Wyndham Galvez
  • Galvez Hotel Galveston
  • Hotel Galvez And Spa, a Wyndham Grand Hotel
  • Hotel Galvez Wyndham Historic
  • Wyndham Galveston

We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. 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

  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.
  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

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