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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

2024 Seawall Blvd Galveston TX 77550

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

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 high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Long-term parking (surcharge), Free self parking, Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • 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 
  • Room service (limited hours) 

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

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

Accessibility

To make special requests for 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

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

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 hotel 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.

No rollaway/extra beds available

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 office 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)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 17 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 100 per accommodation, per stay
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 20 per stay
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
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. 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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