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Overview of Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center

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4.5/5 Wonderful
1,600 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free Parking
  • Air Conditioning

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What's nearby

Popular LocationMoody Gardens1 min walk
Popular LocationGalveston Schlitterbahn Waterpark6 min walk
RestaurantBryants Jungle Café12 min walk
RestaurantSapori Ristorante3 min drive
AirportGalveston, TX (GLS-Scholes Intl.)2 min drive

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  • Two Queen Island View

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 500 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • One King with Sleeper Sofa, Island View

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 500 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Two Queen Pyramid View

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 500 sq ft
    • Park view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • One King Pyramid View

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 500 sq ft
    • Park view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Two Queen Pyramid View North Tower

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 500 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Two Queen "Bayou" View

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 500 sq ft
    • Bay view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • King with Sleeper Sofa, "Bayou" View

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 500 sq ft
    • Bay view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Two Queen No View

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 500 sq ft
    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • One King with Sleeper Sofa, No View

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 500 sq ft
    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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About this area

Galveston

Located in Galveston, Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center is connected to the convention center. Port of Galveston (Galveston Wharves) and Port of Galveston Cruise Terminal are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit Galveston Schlitterbahn Waterpark and Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier. With kayaking and parasailing nearby, you'll find plenty of adventures in the water.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Moody Gardens - 1 min walk
  • Galveston Schlitterbahn Waterpark - 6 min walk
  • Galveston Fishing Pier - 3 min drive
  • 61st Street Fishing Pier - 4 min drive
  • Galveston Island Convention Center - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Houston, TX (EFD-Ellington Field) - 42 min drive

Restaurants

  • Bryants Jungle Café - 12 min walk
  • Sapori Ristorante - 3 min drive
  • Whataburger - 3 min drive
  • Cajun Greek - 3 min drive
  • Jimmy's on the Pier - 3 min drive

About this property

Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center

Family-friendly resort connected to the convention center in Galveston with 4 restaurants
4 restaurants, a marina, and a full-service spa are available at this resort. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a water park (surcharge), an indoor pool, and an outdoor pool are onsite. All 433 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and LCD TVs with satellite channels. 24-hour room service, premium bedding, and free newspapers are among the other amenities available to guests. Housekeeping is available on request.
Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center offers 433 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. Beds feature premium bedding. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay movies. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.
This Galveston resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on request. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.
An indoor pool, an outdoor pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a water park (surcharge), a sauna, and a 24-hour fitness center.
Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, fitness facility, or spa tub.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
Moody Gardens Spa has 4 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a spa tub.
The spa is open daily. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

Free self parking
Free extended parking
Valet parking: USD 20.00 per night
Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily: USD 15.95-17.95 per person
4 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/café
1 swim-up bar, 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
24-hour room service

Things to do

24-hour fitness center
18 holes of golf
Billiards/pool table
Full-service spa
Golf driving range
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Playground
Sauna
Shopping
Spa tub
Volleyball
Water park access (surcharge)
Yoga classes
Ziplining

Family friendly

Dry cleaning service
Free cribs/infant beds
Free rollaway/extra beds
Indoor pool
Laundry facilities
Outdoor pool
Playground
Refrigerator

Conveniences

ATM/banking services
Banquet hall
Elevator
Free newspapers in lobby
Front-desk safe
Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Dry cleaning service
Hair salon
Housekeeping (on request)
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Porter/bellhop
Tour/ticket assistance
Turndown service
Wedding services

Languages spoken

English

Business services

24-hour business center
Computer station
Conference center (100000 square feet of space)

Outdoors

Garden
Marina onsite
Picnic area
Pool cabanas (surcharge)
Pool sun loungers
Pool umbrellas
Terrace

Spa

4 treatment rooms
Aromatherapy
Body scrubs
Body treatments
Body wraps
Couples treatment room(s)
Facials
Hydrotherapy
Manicures and pedicures
Massage - deep-tissue
Massage - hot stone
Massage - prenatal
Massage - Swedish
Massage/treatment rooms
Sauna
Spa open daily
Spa tub

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
Assistive listening devices available
Braille signage
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

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Designated smoking areas
TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning
Blackout drapes/curtains
Free cribs/infant beds
Free rollaway beds
Heating
Hypo-allergenic bedding
Linens
Premium bedding

Bathroom

Designer toiletries
Hair dryer
Shower/tub combination
Towels

Entertainment

32-inch LCD TV
Pay movies
Premium channels
Satellite channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Refrigerator

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Connecting rooms available
Desk
Free local calls
Free newspapers
Iron/ironing board
Phone
Recycling
Safe
Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Guest access to the Palm Beach attraction is not included with the cost of stay. Tickets are available for purchase at the Front Desk or Palm Beach.

Renovations and closures

The following facilities are closed until further notice:
  • Children's club

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 21 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding
Free rollaway/extra beds
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

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Important information

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 15.95 and USD 17.95 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 20.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Early check-in fee: USD 100.00 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: USD 100.00 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be 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.
    Safety features at this property include a smoke detector.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.
  • For traveler safety, the following measures are in place: social distancing measures are in place; contactless check-in and check-out are available; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment.
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the cruise terminal (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Reservations are required for golf tee times; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Up to 2 children 21 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
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 under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, fitness facility, or spa tub
Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa

Property is also known as

Moody Gardens Hotel
Moody Gardens Hotel Spa
Moody Gardens Hotel Spa Galveston
Moody Gardens Spa Galveston
Moody Gardens Spa
Moody Gardens Hotel Spa Convention Center
Moody Garns Hotel Galveston
Moody Gardens Hotel Spa Convention Center
Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center Resort
Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center Galveston
Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center Resort Galveston

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center and receive a full refund?
Yes, Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does this resort have a pool?
Yes, this property has an indoor pool and an outdoor pool.
Is Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self parking and extended parking are free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in begins at 4 PM. Early check-in is available for a fee of USD 100.00 (subject to availability).
What time is check-out at Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center?
Check-out is at noon. Late check-out is available for USD 100.00 (subject to availability).
Where is this resort located?
This family-friendly Galveston resort is located near the beach, within a 10-minute walk of Moody Gardens and Galveston Schlitterbahn Waterpark. Galveston Seawall and Galveston Fishing Pier are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Guest reviews

4.5
Wonderful
5 - Excellent
1,032
4 - Good
402
3 - Okay
84
2 - Mediocre
47
1 - Poor
35
4.6
Cleanliness
4.5
Service and Staff
4.5
Amenities
4.5
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Family friendly place that offers lots of different activity for children and parents.

Stayed 1 night in May 2020

2/5

  • Disliked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Service is terrible. At restaurant, you have to search to find the front hostess. Waiters ignor you. Hotel is beginning to show it's age. Don't go there if you have a bad back. Mattress is lumpy and worn out.

Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Property was nice for couples staycation. Will also be nice for weekend staycation with kids.

Stayed 2 nights in May 2020

1/5

    This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 3 nights in May 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Stayed 1 night in May 2020