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Hotel Galvez and Spa

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Why We Love It

  • Dating back to 1911, this iconic hotel is known as "Queen of the Gulf"
  • Galvez Bar & Grill's Sunday brunch is listed among the best in the country
  • The large heated pool is a retreat with vine-covered columns and a swim-up bar
  • Complimentary shuttles and courtesy bicycle are available for island exploration

"Grande dame on a Texas beach" -- Travel + Leisure

95% (282 Member Ratings)

"I most enjoyed the friendly staff - from the guys who handle your car and luggage to the maid I encountered. The room was very small but well cared for. The towels were thicj and the sheets were soft. And, neither smelled of bleach! Wow! What a pleasure that was."
Jerry
May 20, 2017
Conroe, TX, United States

Map & Directions

Hotel Galvez is approximately an hour drive from downtown Houston and the George Bush Intercontinental Airport. Valet parking with unlimited in/out access is available for $17 per night. Additionally, complimentary self-parking is available in the adjacent parking garage.

Rooms & Rates

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Overview

Known as "Queen of the Gulf," Hotel Galvez & Spa is an iconic property gracing the Texas coastline for over 100 years. Attracting both couples and families, this AAA 4-Diamond hotel is across the street from the beach where "there’s no sign of the area’s rowdy spring-break scene" (Travel + Leisure).

Celebrating the building's original architecture, guestrooms are on the smaller side, but their amenities "are as modern as they come" (U.S. News) and include complimentary Wi-Fi, docking stations and Simmons Smart Beds.

Named one of the Top 100 Brunch Restaurants in America by OpenTable diners, Galvez Bar & Grill is the go-to for local seafood and a renowned Sunday Champagne Brunch. Guests can enjoy poolside cocktails and Texas-style bites at the seasonal swim-up bar and grill.

A full menu of services is available at the tranquil day spa, but the true hub of relaxation is the expansive saline pool with a whirlpool and plenty of recliners.

To explore off-site attractions, the hotel offers bicycle rentals and a courtesy shuttle to the Strand Historic District and Pier 21.

From the press:
  • "The real star of the hotel is the staff, who provide friendly and accommodating southern hospitality" -- Oyster.com
  • "[Hotel Galvez] celebrated its 100th anniversary ... yet it's hardly showing its age" -- U.S. News

Amenities

General

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Pet-friendly
  • Spa
  • Extra beds (fees apply)
  • 100% smoke-free
  • Sauna

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Bike rental
  • Concierge service
  • Hair salon (fees apply)
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Business center
  • ATM

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station

Internet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub (in some rooms)
  • Bathtub or shower

Parking

  • Complimentary parking
  • Valet service (fees apply)

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible pool area
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Accessible spa
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.

Policies

Check-in: Standard check-in time: 4pm. Minimum age required to check in: 21.

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children up to the age of 18 stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request). Pack and Play available on request (and based on availability), free of charge. Extra bed available on request (and based on availability), for one child or one adult in the City View King Room only: $20.00 per day (subject to tax).Charges will be applied by hotel.

Pets: Pets (25 lbs. or less) are allowed on request and will be charged a $100.00 (subject to tax) cleaning fee per stay. Charges will be applied by hotel.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: A Valet Parking Fee of $17.00 (subject to tax) and a Self-Parking fee of $8.00 (subject to tax), per day applies and will be added to your bill at the hotel. There is an additional cost for oversize vehicles. This rate is subject to change without notice and at the discretion of the property.

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Customer Service available 24 hours

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

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95% Positive
(282 Member Reviews)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Hotel Galvez, A Wyndham Grand Hotel (TX) over the past 15 months.
4.7 Ambiance
4.8 Location
4.2 Rooms
4.6 Quality of Service
4.4 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
I most enjoyed the friendly staff - from the guys who handle your car and luggage to the maid I encountered. The room was very small but well cared for. The towels were thicj and the sheets were soft. And, neither smelled of bleach! Wow! What a pleasure that was.
Jerry May 20, 2017 Conroe, TX, United States
Enjoyed Most
Mother's Day brunch was out of this world good, Hotel Staff & service were excellent & very accommodating.
Other Comments
Andrea A Blumberg and her staff made our stay memorable with their southern hospitality.
Nora May 18, 2017 Cypress, TX, United States
Enjoyed Most
Its location
Other Comments
Perfect trip to the beach! Staff and facilities are wonderful!
Wanda May 18, 2017 Dayton, TX, United States
Enjoyed Most
The spa and pool area
Mirtala May 18, 2017 Houston, TX, United States
Enjoyed Most
Location
John May 17, 2017 Porter, TX, United States
Enjoyed Most
Very quaint, great service, like stepping back in the way things used to be. Sunday buffet is awesome.
David L May 17, 2017 Cypress, TX, United States
Enjoyed Most
The hotel/restaurant do a really good job with the Mother's Day Brunch. We met friends there and had a great time.
Other Comments
We enjoyed the brunch and stayed the night afterwards. Although our rooms were neat and clean, they were rather small for the price paid. Also, we felt the $17 charge for valet parking was a bit much, considering our cars were parked in an outside lot behind the hotel overnight - not what we would expect for $17. However, the valet attendants were very friendly and professional - no problem there.
Wayne May 16, 2017 Angleton, TX, United States
Enjoyed Most
Guest services and reception desk were top notch.
Other Comments
Musty scent in room, red snapper dish was unappealing, unkept pool area.
Julie May 16, 2017 Temple, TX, United States
Enjoyed Most
It's Old World elegance.
Other Comments
The staff was superb.
Mary May 14, 2017 Liberty, TX, United States
Enjoyed Most
Great location and relaxing atmosphere.
Other Comments
Service was great.
Bob May 13, 2017 Meadows Place, AL, United States

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