Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center

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Why We Love This Hotel

  • Hotel is located at the heart of huge resort with a 3-D theater, rain forest and aquarium
  • Near the beach with indoor and outdoor heated pools 
  • Free Wi-Fi and self-parking
  • Multiple on-site dining options including AAA 4-Diamond steakhouse 

"One of my favorite places to stay in Galveston. Clean and fun hotel with extremely friendly and helpful staff. Lots of stuff to do."
Oct 29, 2018 - Amarillo, TX, USA
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The Moody Gardens Hotel is at the heart of a sprawling property featuring lush gardens and state-of-the-art attractions, including pyramids housing an aquarium and a living rain forest, a golf course and a 3-D theater. In addition to an indoor pool, the hotel has a heated outdoor pool featuring a swim-up bar and Jacuzzi. 

Guests can dine at a AAA 4-Diamond steakhouse and a café designed as an indoor park for meals, while the lobby bar is surrounded by waterfalls and ponds with exotic fish.

Spacious guest rooms have panoramic views of the pyramids and Galveston Bay, featuring one king or two queen size beds. All accommodations include complimentary Wi-Fi and minifridges.

The Spa at Moody Gardens offers skin and nail treatments, hair and makeup and a variety of massages. In the fitness center, guests can utilize a jogging track as well as a lap pool. Free self-parking and a shuttle make visiting every corner of the 242-acre resort easy. Moody Gardens is close to the beach, Strand historic district and cruise ship terminal. 



  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Kids' club
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Games room
  • Golf course (on-site)
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Roof terrace
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • No pets allowed
  • Spa
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Hair salon (fees apply)
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Business center
  • Safe in reception
  • ATM
  • Complimentary shoe shine service

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub or shower


  • Complimentary parking
  • Valet service (fees apply)


  • 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


Check-in: Standard Time is 4pm.

Minimum age required to check-in: 21.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Extra bedding available upon request: free of charge.
Crib/Pack 'n Play available upon request: free of charge.
Children 12 and under stay free of charge when using existing bedding.

Pets: Only service animals allowed.

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: The hotel offers Valet Parking for $20.00 (subject to tax), per day with in and out privileges. This rate is subject to change without notice and at the discretion of the property.

Have a Question? Contact Travelzoo.

Customer Service available Mon-Sun, 9am-9pm ET

Winner: People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service

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

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

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(20 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa & Convention Center, Galveston (TX) (part of Gal-Tex Hotels) over the past 15 months.
4.6 Ambiance
4.6 Location
4.6 Rooms
4.4 Quality of Service
4.3 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
One of my favorite places to stay in Galveston. Clean and fun hotel with extremely friendly and helpful staff. Lots of stuff to do.
Other Comments
My only complaint was that I had to check out early (5am) on Sunday and needed to change my form of payment. I had to wait at the desk for 20 minutes and there was not a staff member to help me. I was almost late getting to my flight in Houston. Otherwise great place to stay!
Amber Oct 29, 2018 Amarillo, TX, USA
Enjoyed Most
Beautiful room.
Other Comments
They charge too much for the pyramids and other attractions on property.
Hyman Sep 28, 2018 Clermont, FL, USA
Enjoyed Most
Location to Palm Beach and other attractions; pool; Kids Crew activities
Mingma May 29, 2018 Houston, TX, USA
Enjoyed Most
The beautiful room with an unparalleled view and the expansive swimming pool.
Other Comments
We were treated very graciously by a very polite young man named Beau at check-in. He allowed us to check in early and even upgraded our room!
Kay Apr 27, 2018 Boerne, TX, USA
Enjoyed Most
The hotel and wonderful service!
Melissa Apr 24, 2018 Huntsville, TX, USA
Enjoyed Most
The 9th floor bar has a great view of the facility and, during good weather, the sunset. The Pyramids had lots to offer the children to keep them interested for hours.
Other Comments
As grandparents trying to make a memory for a 5 year old, this was a great choice for getting out of our home in Houston. We rode the paddlewheel boat, went to all 3 pyramid exhibits and saw 2 3 D movies on our package through TravelZoo. Including our $40 "get away" for an hour at the bar while baths were taken, $350 for room and 2 day passes for 4 was a great deal !
Linda Apr 06, 2018 Pasadena, TX, USA
Enjoyed Most
The staff was amazing, the rooms were spotless and comfortable, the rainforest pyramid was incredible!
Stacy Apr 03, 2018 Round Rock, TX, USA
Enjoyed Most
The attractions at the Garden.
Other Comments
Our room was perfect.
kenneth Mar 28, 2018 San Antonio, TX, USA
Other Comments
Reasonably priced food
Lucretia Mar 09, 2018 Sugar Land, TX, USA
Enjoyed Most
Ticket package
Other Comments
Nice family visit
Joe Feb 27, 2018 Spring, TX, USA

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