$179 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Aug 4, 2014 Check-out: Aug 7, 2014

Hotel Galvez & Spa A Wyndham Grand Hotel

4 stars
2024 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77550
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.9
out of 5
116 reviews
Fantastic historic hotel

Rooms are great and staff is very nice!! Very good experience and if ever comin back to galveston... See full review

  • Sulev
  • Feb 2, 2014
Great room, great view

The bed was comfy, the room was beautiful and clean. See full review

  • Planner II
  • Oct 5, 2013
Award-winning historic Galveston hotel with full-service spa
Nicknamed the "Queen of the Gulf," the historic Wyndham Hotel Galvez and Spa dates back to 1911 and offer gracious accommodations unlike any other in the area. The property was renovated in anticipation of the 100th birthday of the property but maintains the period details that make it special. Of course there are plenty of modern additions to the Wyndham Hotel Galvez and Spa, including an enormous full-service spa, a beautiful outdoor pool with a swim-up bar, and shuttles to local attractions (fee may apply).
Highlights
  • A 10,000-square-foot full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool with swim-up bar
  • Beach chair and umbrella service
  • Every room offers an island or Gulf view
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access
Rooms
Luxury awaits Wyndham Hotel Galvez and Spa guests in rooms furnished with pillowtop Simmons Health Smart mattresses and pure cotton linens. Rooms have every expected amenity from a hair-dryer and an iron/ironing board to WebTV to an iPod docking station. In-room safes are large enough to accommodate a laptop computer. In the bathroom, find Carrara marble countertops and scalloped sinks along with full-length mirrors and spa-style bathrobes for guest use.
Features
The beautifully restored Wyndham Hotel Galvez and Spa offer a glimpse of the Victorian heritage of Galveston, but with every modern amenity. A spectacular full-service spa offers guests a beautiful place to indulge. Guests of the Wyndham Hotel Galvez and Spa are also invited to relax on the beach and enjoy chair and umbrella service. At Bernardo's, the renowned on-site restaurant, the menu features traditional and nouvelle cuisine.
Transportation
  • William P. Hobby Airport (45 mi/72.4 km)
  • George Bush Intercontinental Airport (71 mi/114.2 km)
Attractions
  • St. Mary Cathedral Basilica (0.9 mi/1.4 km)
  • Galveston History Museum (1 mi/1.7 km)
  • Strand District (1.1 mi/1.8 km)
  • Galveston Island Railroad Museum (1.2 mi/2 km)
  • Port of Galveston (1.3 mi/2 km)
  • Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig and Museum (1.3 mi/2 km)
  • Stewart Beach Park (1.3 mi/2.2 km)
  • University of Texas Medical Branch (1.5 mi/2.4 km)
  • Fort Crockett (2.4 mi/3.8 km)
  • Galveston Island Convention Center (2.7 mi/4.3 km)
Business
  • Offers 13,000 square feet of flexible meeting space
  • State-of-the-art audiovisual equipment available (fee applies) with support staff
  • All rooms wired with high-speed Internet access
  • Full catering available
  • Accommodates groups of up to 500 people

Amenities

  • Heated pool
  • Non Smoking
General
Non Smoking
Pet friendly
Elevators
Activities
Heated pool
Fitness Center
Exercise gym
Jacuzzi
Sauna
Dining
Continental breakfast
Restaurant
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Express check in
Guest laundromat
Express checkout
Concierge desk
ATM/Cash machine
Security
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Barber/Beauty shop
Porters
FAX
Conference facilities
Copy service
Overhead projector
Audio visual equipment
Parking
Indoor parking
Valet parking
Accessibility
Accessible parking

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Reviewer score 3.8 out of 5
Reviewer score 3.9 out of 5

Hotel Map

29.2925 -94.7858
Area description
Business district

Nearby points of interest

  • Port of Galveston: 1.2 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
04:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (116)

Ratings and reviews for Hotel Galvez & Spa A Wyndham Grand Hotel

Overall score

3.9 / 5
5.01.0
116 out of 116
Amenities:
4.2
Room cleanliness:
4.4
Hotel staff:
4.2
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4.6
Value:
3.7

83% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Hotel Galvez & Spa A Wyndham Grand Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
seeking solitude...
Houston, Texas
May 10, 2011

Amazed about the price per room but...

Layed in the cool comfortalble cotton sheets but would have liked to have a comforter within reach, should I like one, so I didnt have to locate it. Valet on arrival was slow to react - in my opinion benchmarking of your competitors. First impressions set my perception of any of business within 2-3 seconds of entering that enviroment. Liked the history embedded in the stucture such as the "old postal service system" located next to the elevators but wasn't sure if it was operational or a simple relic system". It was nice! Would have liked to have been told or at least have a sign located by those bikes to let the customer know they were availiable for a fee or part of the stay. We would like to "go native" so that we had could immerse ourselves in the culture. Overall not bad but would have expected more of "Disney experience" based off your website information. jmh i

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

...bars people and the beach.

Review of Hotel Galvez & Spa A Wyndham Grand Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
seeking solitude...
Houston, Texas
May 10, 2011

Amazed about the price per room but...

Layed in the cool comfortalble cotton sheets but would have liked to have a comforter within reach, should I like one, so I didnt have to locate it. Valet on arrival was slow to react - in my opinion benchmarking of your competitors. First impressions set my perception of any of business within 2-3 seconds of entering that enviroment. Liked the history embedded in the stucture such as the "old postal service system" located next to the elevators but wasn't sure if it was operational or a simple relic system". It was nice! Would have liked to have been told or at least have a sign located by those bikes to let the customer know they were availiable for a fee or part of the stay. We would like to "go native" so that we had could immerse ourselves in the culture. Overall not bad but would have expected more of "Disney experience" based off your website information. jmh i

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

...bars people and the beach.

Review of Hotel Galvez & Spa A Wyndham Grand Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Cypress, TX
Apr 25, 2011

Great hotel

the pool and the jacuzzi were great. the room had a nice double view of the beach and the staff was excellent.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Shopping tip: Short drive from hotel

spend some time on the Strand. there's plenty of great shops and places to eat.

Review of Hotel Galvez & Spa A Wyndham Grand Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Cypress, TX
Apr 25, 2011

Great hotel

the pool and the jacuzzi were great. the room had a nice double view of the beach and the staff was excellent.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Shopping tip: Short drive from hotel

spend some time on the Strand. there's plenty of great shops and places to eat.

Review of Hotel Galvez & Spa A Wyndham Grand Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
San Antonio, TX
Mar 30, 2011

Great Experience

The hotel staff was friendly and very accomidating. The rooms were very clean and the staff was always helpful. The pool was great. The food was awesome! I would visit this hotel again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Hotel Galvez & Spa A Wyndham Grand Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
San Antonio, TX
Mar 30, 2011

Great Experience

The hotel staff was friendly and very accomidating. The rooms were very clean and the staff was always helpful. The pool was great. The food was awesome! I would visit this hotel again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Hotel Galvez & Spa A Wyndham Grand Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Houston, Texas
Mar 18, 2011

Excellent stay- even during spring break

Excellent stay and worth every dime. Secure parking in a garage (fenced in) let me know that they actually care about security. This might be a little extra money but worth every penny.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Hotel Galvez & Spa A Wyndham Grand Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Houston, Texas
Mar 18, 2011

Excellent stay- even during spring break

Excellent stay and worth every dime. Secure parking in a garage (fenced in) let me know that they actually care about security. This might be a little extra money but worth every penny.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Hotel Galvez & Spa A Wyndham Grand Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Arlington, TX
Oct 11, 2010

Beautiful Remodel

We have enjoyed our brief stays at the Hotel Galvez for many years. The decor has also improved the luxury aspects of the room and especially the bathroom. The rooms and hall are odorless, whereas, they used to smell a little dank and beachy. Would love to move the shower back to our home! The furnishings are beautiful and have special touches, such as the coordination of the lamp design with decorative ceramics that remind you of the beautiful glass mosaics in the shower in ocean colors.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Hotel Galvez & Spa A Wyndham Grand Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Arlington, TX
Oct 11, 2010

Beautiful Remodel

We have enjoyed our brief stays at the Hotel Galvez for many years. The decor has also improved the luxury aspects of the room and especially the bathroom. The rooms and hall are odorless, whereas, they used to smell a little dank and beachy. Would love to move the shower back to our home! The furnishings are beautiful and have special touches, such as the coordination of the lamp design with decorative ceramics that remind you of the beautiful glass mosaics in the shower in ocean colors.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
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