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The island is your oyster in Galveston, Texas

The Texas coastline arcs around the Gulf of Mexico like a crescent moon, and Galveston Island shines as the star that marks its northern reach. This lovely, historic city welcomes vacationers and business travelers with every amenity and a gracious touch of hospitality. Are you in love with historic architecture? Lose your heart to the magnificent Bishop's Palace. Does science spark your imagination? Prepare for launch at Moody Gardens' Discovery Pyramid. Do you crave freshly cooked seafood? Catch your own off the jetties and picnic on the beach. From shopping adventures to grand Galveston hotels, the island is a place where relaxed family beaches coexist with corporate venues.

Things to see and do

The Pleasure Pier

Discover a world of boardwalk thrills on breathtaking rides that loop and sail over the blue waters of the Gulf. Relax with Midway Games like the dancing teacups and the carousel, enjoy delicious dining and pick up a few specialty souvenirs. The Pleasure Pier packs fun into any family outing.

Harbor tours

Adventures aboard the Seagull II start at the Texas Seaport Museum and depart for an afternoon cruise. Fair winds and gliding pelicans accompany this exceptional excursion into Galveston Bay. Be sure to salute the tall ship Elissa as you sail by.

Moody Gardens

Three stunning glass pyramids mark this magical spot, and each one encloses a special world. Explore the spheres of science, a tropical rainforest or the ocean's deepest secrets. Finish your trek with a refreshing splash at the Gardens' Palm Beach water park.

Special events

Mardi Gras

Why not revel in this lavish celebration with a sunset dance on the beach? Balcony parties, masked balls and more than two dozen parades rock the island from seashore to bayside. The locals love to party, and from bead throwing to glittering masks and costumes, you will soon find yourself swept away by this colorful event.

The Harvest Moon Regatta

Let your imagination sail to distant lands as you cheer on the elegant vessels in this annual October race. Give participants a roaring send-off amid a daylong celebration as Galveston's finest yachts conquer the Gulf and compete for sailing glory.

Dickens on the Strand

The first weekend of each December, historic properties along the Strand throw open their doors to this glorious celebration of all things Victorian. Don your finest period costume, join the festivities and immerse yourself in this most gracious period. Charles Dickens would certainly approve.

Where to stay

The Strand District

Architectural gems dating back to the 1830s line the streets of this historic five-block area within walking distance of the island's cruise ship terminal. Favorite Galveston hotels in this unique enclave include the bayside Harbor House and the venerable Tremont.

Seawall Boulevard

From luxury suites to economy motels, Seawall accommodations are priced for every budget. Spanning more than 10 miles, this scenic boulevard parallels the beach with walking access to surfside shopping, fresh seafood and easy pier fishing. Vibrant sunsets over the Gulf are included.

Moody Gardens Hotel Spa and Convention Center

Both families and business travelers appreciate the amenities offered at this remarkable location. The site's glass pyramids are part of an educational entertainment complex. The lush hotel grounds include conference facilities, high-tech meeting rooms and a gorgeous golf course.

Best time to visit

Have you ever dreamt about spending Christmas on an island? You don't have to splurge on an ocean cruise to enjoy 60-degree temperatures in the middle of December. Galveston's balmy climate is a year-round pleasure, and even the hottest summers enjoy Gulf breezes. Hurricane season runs from June through September, but it rarely slows down life in this little paradise.

Do you love the excitement of fellow vacationers enjoying endless sand and sunshine? Spring break brings out the party animal in young and old. If you prefer to have the beaches all to yourself, visit during the winter months, but expect a little extra company over Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Recently Rated Galveston Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
BEST WESTERN PLUS Seawall Inn & Suites by the Beach
3.7 / 5
46 reviews
3 stars $61
Knights Inn Galveston
2.7 / 5
33 reviews
2 stars $34
The Tremont House A Wyndham Grand Hotel
4.2 / 5
40 reviews
4 stars $98
Maravilla Condos
4.0 / 5
1 reviews
3 stars $105
Baymont Inn & Suites Galveston
3.6 / 5
163 reviews
3 stars $48
Holiday Inn Express & Suites GALVESTON WEST-SEAWALL
3.9 / 5
79 reviews
3 stars $67
Galveston Beach Hotel
3.8 / 5
76 reviews
3 stars $74
La Quinta Inn & Suites Galveston Seawall West
3.4 / 5
133 reviews
3 stars $65
Red Roof Inn Galveston - Beachfront/Convention Center
3.1 / 5
222 reviews
3 stars $38
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Galveston Beach, TX
3.8 / 5
31 reviews
2 stars $55

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From $38

1 Red Roof Inn Galveston - Beachfront/Convention Center

3 stars
3.1 / 5 222 reviews

5914 Seawall Boulevard Map

Save 10% on your stay

Steps from the beach, close to Galveston main attractionsEnjoy beachfront accommodations at Red Roof Inn Galveston - Beachfront/Convention Center, which is also conveniently located near Moody... More

our aniversery
Everything was great and the weather even coroperated
Nov 14, 2014
From $48

2 Baymont Inn & Suites Galveston

3 stars
3.6 / 5 163 reviews

2826 63rd Street Map

Stay 3, Save 20%

Newer hotel with ocean views, spacious rooms and free cruise parkingThe Baymont Inn and Suites Galveston, open since 2006, is one of the newest hotels on Galveston Island. Guests enjoy every... More

A sunday stay
I booked an upgraded room to get the fridge. Ended up in a newly renovated room on lowest level. Room was very nice and comfy, once you got used to the new paint smell. Staff was nice but couldnt...
Nov 19, 2014
From $76

3 Holiday Inn Resort GALVESTON-ON THE BEACH

3 stars
3.7 / 5 86 reviews

5002 Seawall Boulevard Map

Galveston beach resort with pool and easy access to local attractions The Holiday Inn Resort Galveston - On The Beach offers guests a prime location in the Gulf Coast. The resort is minutes from... More

sister getaway
Great place to stay will stay again if in area. if taking a cruise not to far from dock.
Aug 18, 2014
From $99

4 Casa Del Mar Beachfront Suites

4 stars
3.5 / 5 35 reviews

6102 Seawall Boulevard Map

Ideal for a family vacation or weekend getaway for two, Casa Del Mar is one of the favorite All-Suite properties in Galveston. Each suite features a small private bedroom and separate living area... More

Excellent Hotel At An Excellent Rate
The hotel was very nice. Nice little kitchen. Seperate bedroom, ocean view balcony, 2 pools. The staff was very friendly. Only thing missing was breakfast, but you have a kitchen, and a gym....
Aug 24, 2014
From $55

5 Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Galveston Beach, TX

2 stars
3.8 / 5 31 reviews

2818 Avenue R 1/2 Map

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Hotel has oceanview rooms with balconies and features an indoor swimming pool, business center, full breakfast,Excersie room, free High speed Internet, HBO, ESPN, CNN, and major TV channels are... More

Lone Star Rally 6
Nice place to stay. Great hot tub and pool. I Enjoyed the location and view from the room
Nov 11, 2014
From $51

6 Inn at the Waterpark

3 stars
3.4 / 5 40 reviews

2525 Jones Dr Map

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Adjacent to Galveston Schlitterbahn Waterpark, with oversized roomsFamilies who have the Schlitterbahn Waterpark on their list of vacation "must-dos" appreciate the close proximity of the Inn at... More

Family and Friends weekend fun
The hotel stay was great and it was nice that we were all on the same floor and area. We had a great time. The only bad experience we all had was extreme mosquito bites all over our entire body,...
Oct 30, 2014
From $87

7 Hilton Galveston Island Resort

4 stars
3.8 / 5 132 reviews

5400 Seawall Boulevard Map

Includes parking for up to 7 nights

Luxury resort property with every amenityOverlooking the Gulf of Mexico and the famous Galveston Seawall, the Hilton Galveston Island Resort is the ultimate relaxation retreat. Located on 30 acres,... More

nice location
Came here for business and forgot how beautiful Galveston is. Great location, adequate rooms.
Oct 4, 2014
From $36

8 Travelodge Galveston

2 stars
2.6 / 5 80 reviews

3924 Ave U Map

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We are conveniently located within walking distance to the beach. Bask in the sun and play at the beach while enjoying southern hospitality at the Travelodge hotel on Galveston Island. Be sure to... More

Not Worth Even one Star!
That was a truly horrible motel. Extremely dirty - feces on the toilet seat, no toilet paper, hair from previous guest all over. We had no choice since it was late at night and we had an early...
Dec 16, 2014
From $74

9 Galveston Beach Hotel

3 stars
3.8 / 5 76 reviews

1702 Seawall Boulevard Map

Beachfront resort, close to Galveston Convention CenterSituated within a stone's throw to the beach, the Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort Galveston boasts new island-inspired decor, plus a huge outdoor... More

Great location
Hotel under renovation, our room was perfect, clean and new, staff was great, some construction around the hotel but great value and perfect room.
Nov 17, 2014
From $46

10 Quality Inn & Suites Beachfront

2 stars
3.5 / 5 78 reviews

5924 Seawall Blvd. Map

Beachfront hotel close to popular Galveston attractionsOverlooking the Gulf of Mexico, the Quality Inn and Suites Beachfront is convenient to everything Galveston has to offer. From the Moody... More

Weekend Get Away
Thought the view would be better, but all rooms have partial view of the ocean. Rooms were clean, staff was nice. They gave my kids cookies. Breakfast was okay, but had a wide selection. Hotel was...
Sep 26, 2014
From $169

11 Moody Gardens Hotel Spa and Convention Center

4 stars
4.4 / 5 34 reviews

Seven Hope Blvd Map

Imagine a beautiful botanical setting where you can host a large convention book an important corporate meeting plan a memorable wedding or a special catered event. Moody Gardens Hotel Spa and... More

over priced
Breakfast buffet is with less choices than a breakfast in Motel 6 at a price of 5 star hotel in NYC
Oct 16, 2014
From $39

12 Super 8 Galveston

2 stars
3.1 / 5 79 reviews

2825 1/2 B 61st Street Map

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Award-winning property, walking distance from the beachThe Super 8 Galveston has won "The Pride of Super 8" designation several times. Located just one-half block from the beach and the Galveston... More

39th wedding anniversary
Was nice enough but saw some bugs in the bathroom. That always creeps me out, makes me wonder if I am taking them home with me. The cleaning person did notalways make it tto our room but not really...
Oct 12, 2014
From $63

13 SpringHill Suites by Marriott Galveston Island

3 stars
3.9 / 5 39 reviews

6303 Broadway St. Map

All-suites hotel with views of Offats BayouAt the SpringHill Suites by Marriott Galveston Island, enjoy a deluxe continental breakfast each morning. Large guest rooms with free Wi-Fi Internet... More

didn't stay
accidently booked wrong date so didn't stay here. was charged because they were not willing to make changes or refund money.
Oct 6, 2014
From $61

14 BEST WESTERN PLUS Seawall Inn & Suites by the Beach

3 stars
3.7 / 5 46 reviews

102 Seawall Boulevard Map

Property close to the beach offers free continental breakfastSituated walking distance to the Gulf of Mexico, the Comfort Inn and Suites Stewart Beach welcomes guests into a sun-filled lobby where... More

good choice
I travel to galveston with my friends, all of us like this hotel,it's location in then end of US 45 highway,it's easy to parking. the staff are good.
Dec 4, 2014
From $49

15 La Quinta Inn Galveston East Beach

3 stars
3.5 / 5 91 reviews

1402 Seawall Blvd Map

Close to Galveston Convention Center, with continental breakfastFor beachfront lodging, it is hard to beat the La Quinta Inn Galveston East Beach. The price rings in well below most of the... More

weekend fun
Right across the street from the water, and down the street from a the sandy part of the beach. Staff was really friendly.
Sep 23, 2014
From $69

16 Harbor House

3 stars
3.9 / 5 25 reviews

Pier 21 number 28 Map

Nestled on scenic Pier 21 in Galveston, Texas, the Harbor House Hotel and Marina offers an ideal place to lodge near many historic landmarks, restaurants and local attractions. Boasting an... More

Fishing trip
This hotel is exactly as depicted on the site. It was very clean and the rooms are spacious and well appointed. It's not a very big hotel and all of the "amenities" are found at sister hotels in...
Oct 13, 2014
From $72

17 Candlewood Suites GALVESTON

2 stars
3.9 / 5 18 reviews

808 61st Street C Map

All-suites hotel features a kitchen, outdoor pool and fitness centerFamilies and business travelers who prefer more living space than a standard hotel room appreciate the all-suite accommodations... More

Good location
Breakfast would have been a blessing, since we were too exhausted to cook. Would have liked to have separate bedroom since we had to get in and out of bathroom quickly, to give everyone a turn.. (...
Jul 12, 2014
From $107

18 Hotel Galvez & Spa A Wyndham Grand Hotel

4 stars
4.0 / 5 89 reviews

2024 Seawall Blvd Map

Stay 3, Save 30%

Award-winning historic Galveston hotel with full-service spaNicknamed the "Queen of the Gulf," the historic Wyndham Hotel Galvez and Spa dates back to 1911 and offer gracious accommodations unlike... More

Can't wait to go back!
Loved this place! Great stay, staff & comfort. The hot tub is a must!!! Can't wait for my next visit.
Oct 10, 2014
From $65

19 La Quinta Inn & Suites Galveston Seawall West

3 stars
3.4 / 5 133 reviews

8710 Seawall Blvd Map

On Galveston Seawall, shuttle to cruise terminalAt the La Quinta Inn and Suites Galveston Seawall West, guests watch spectacular sunsets from their own private balcony. The hotel is convenient for... More

Great price
The room is huge and very clean. The staff was friendly!
Nov 16, 2014
From $71

20 Four Points by Sheraton Galveston

3 stars
4.1 / 5 21 reviews

2300 Seawall Blvd. Map

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Explore the Coast. Overlooking the Gulf of Mexico on historic Galveston Island, the brand new Four Points by Sheraton Galveston is an exciting blend of contemporary style with easygoing comfort.... More

Would stay again!
When I visited it was not summer season and the rates were not summer rates. This is a very nice and clean hotel. I will be staying again.
Sep 18, 2014