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Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
24-hour business center
Smoke-free property

Facing the Gulf

Set on 30 acres, this smoke-free and family-friendly Galveston Island beachfront resort faces the Gulf of Mexico, 1 block from the convention center, and less than 3 miles from The Strand's amusements and attractions.

Day spa, tropical pool

Treatments at spa can be performed in private treatment rooms, guestrooms, or by the tropical pool with its rock waterfall, heated grotto spa tub, rental cabanas, and swim-up bar. Free shuttle to cruise terminal, and tennis courts are available.

Balconies with views

Each of the 248 spacious guestrooms at The San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center provide private balconies with Gulf views (or partial Gulf views). Amenities include bathrobes, complimentary wireless Internet access and complimentary newspapers.

The San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center

Renovations & Closures

The property will be renovating from 15 October 2017 to 01 January 2018 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Swimming pool
Guests will have access to the following alternate facilities during the renovation:
  • Outdoor pool
During renovations, the resort will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Facing the Gulf of Mexico on Galveston Island, this year-round resort is 1 block from Galveston Island Convention Center and less than 3 miles from The Strand.

A 50-ton rock waterfall empties 12 feet over a heated grotto spa and year-round outdoor pool. The 45-foot waterslide lands swimmers in a separate pool with lush tropical plantings. A waterslide for children is also available as well as a large sundeck, a trendy swim-up bar, and rental cabanas.

Among the treatments in the resort's day spa are the Aloe Cucumber Cocoon, Coco-Mango Body Polish, and Herbal Essence Steam Wrap (surcharges). Fitness facilities and tennis courts are available.

The San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center offers a complimentary shuttle to cruise ship terminal, 24-hour self-serve business center, complimentary wireless Internet access throughout, and concierge services. Dining options include a casual bistro, cooked-to-order breakfast in the café, dinner-only steakhouse, and 24-hour room service.

  • Free cruise terminal shuttle 
  • Express check-in 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 3716 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 10 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Conference center 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 4 
  • Total number of rooms - 248 
  • Number of floors - 16 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Conference space 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 14 
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 40000 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Wedding services 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  
  • Microwave (on request)  
  • DVD player  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • DVD player 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Balcony 
  • Phone 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Cable TV service 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

Blake's Bistro - Comfort food and casual dining. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Gourmet burgers, fresh salads, and jumbo sandwiches. Catch a game in the family-friendly lounge.

The Steakhouse - Hand-crafted mahogany woodwork and leather furnishings. Menu items may include Traditional Caesar Salad, French Onion Soup, Grilled Kobe Beef, Signature Filets Oscar, Cold Water Australian Lobster Tail, and Maine Lobster Linguine. Reservations required. Nightly dinner, Memorial Day–Labor Day; closed Sundays and Mondays during other months.

The Bar - Bar menu and cocktails. Live piano music Tuesday–Saturday evenings. Open from late morning to late evening.

Pool and swim-up bar - Snacks, cocktails, and entertainment. Seasonal hours.

Cup+Cone - Enjoy homemade gelato and pastries next to the pool. Starbucks coffee and gourmet chocolates will tempt your sweet tooth.

Room service - Available 24 hours.

Nearby Things to Do

A 50-ton rock waterfall empties 12 feet over a heated grotto spa and the year-round outdoor pool. A 45-foot waterslide, large sundeck, and rental cabanas are also provided. Treasure Island Kids Club (surcharge) for ages 4–12 is open year-round on weekends, seasonally at other times. Kids Club activities include arts and crafts, video games, board games, karaoke, and a big-screen TV featuring family movies.

In the spa, a fitness center (surcharge) offers 2 treadmills, 2 stationary bikes, a stair machine, an elliptical trainer, a weight-training machine, and free weights. Tennis and a playground are on the property.

Many water sports are available on the resort's beach or nearby, and rental equipment is available on the beach in front of the resort. Galveston Island Municipal Golf Course is 4.5 miles away.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Playground on site 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 

Spa Services

  • Number of treatment rooms 5 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body treatments 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 18 
  • Reflexology 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Massages 

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

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

The H2O Pool + Bar will be closed for renovations starting Sunday, October 15 through the end of the year. Guests can enjoy additional pools at our sister properties which are conveniently located on the resort. Shuttle service will also be available. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. While our hotel remains a preferred choice of many families and business travelers alike, these renovations will allow us to provide the very best hotel experience to our valued guests. We appreciate your patience and support. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

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 not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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.
Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Resort fee: USD 8.00 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Spa access
  • Health club access
  • Fitness center access
  • Shuttle service
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • In-room bottled water
  • Self parking
  • Parking
  • Housekeeping
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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 16 and USD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 20.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • A late check-out fee will be charged
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 10 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • San Luis Resort Spa
  • San Luis Resort Spa Galveston
  • San Luis Spa Galveston
  • Spa San Luis

We should mention

Children 17 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.


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