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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.
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.
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.
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.
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 booked Galveston hotels
|Hotel||Last booked||Stars||Price from|
|Baymont Inn & Suites Galveston||10 hours ago||$54|
|Motel 6 Galveston - Seawall||15 hours ago||$39|
|Harbor House||1 day ago||$113|
|Red Roof Inn Galveston - Beachfront/Convention Center||1 day ago||$50|
|SpringHill Suites by Marriott Galveston Island||1 day ago||$72|
|Seascape Resorts Condos||1 day ago||$132|
|Four Points by Sheraton Galveston||2 days ago||$82|
|Quality Inn & Suites Beachfront||3 days ago||$72|
|Hilton Galveston Island Resort||3 days ago||$92|
|Moody Gardens Hotel Spa and Convention Center||3 days ago||$179|
Recently Rated Galveston Hotels
|Holiday Inn Club Vacations GALVESTON BEACH RESORT||
4.0 / 5108 reviews
|Baymont Inn & Suites Galveston||
3.7 / 5171 reviews
|Hotel Galvez & Spa A Wyndham Grand Hotel||
4.1 / 598 reviews
|Howard Johnson Express Inn - Galveston Texas||
3.0 / 554 reviews
|Red Roof Inn Galveston - Beachfront/Convention Center||
3.1 / 5226 reviews
4.1 / 543 reviews
|Courtyard by Marriott Galveston Island||
4.2 / 513 reviews
|Moody Gardens Hotel Spa and Convention Center||
4.3 / 540 reviews
|Motel 6 Galveston, TX||
2.8 / 598 reviews
|Hilton Galveston Island Resort||
3.8 / 5137 reviews
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Featured Galveston Hotels
2826 63rd Street
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The Baymont Inn and Suites Galveston, open since 2006, is one of the newest hotels on Galveston Island. Guests enjoy every expected amenity, from free Wi-Fi to a complimentary continental...
2024 Seawall Blvd
When you walk through the entrance of the Hotel Galvez & Spa in Galveston, you understand why Texans fondly call this grand property the Queen of the Gulf. Built in 1911, the historic hotel...
Not just for Summer
5400 Seawall Boulevard
Overlooking the Gulf of Mexico and the famous Galveston Seawall, the Hilton Galveston Island Resort is the ultimate relaxation retreat. Located on 30 acres, the 240 guest rooms and suites give the...
Not worth the cost
5002 Seawall Boulevard
The Holiday Inn Resort Galveston - On The Beach offers guests a prime location in the Gulf Coast. The resort is minutes from local attractions, including Schillterbahn Waterpark, Moody Gardens,...
Very friendly accommodating staff
5914 Seawall Boulevard
If you re looking for a reasonably priced place to stay in Galveston, Texas, the Red Roof Inn offers affordable beachfront accommodations. The Red Roof Inn chain was voted Best Budget Hotel Brand...
On a quick business trip
Pier 21 number 28
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...
Not exceptional, but I'd stay again
7404 Ave J
The Motel 6 Galveston looks like a boutique motel a visitor would expect to see in Europe. Rooms include large flat-screen televisions, with an audiovisual connection for gaming and music. Wi-Fi is...
1402 Seawall Blvd
For beachfront lodging, it is hard to beat the La Quinta Inn Galveston East Beach. The price rings in well below most of the beachside hotels, yet guests have prominent sea views from the pool and...
2525 Jones Dr
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Schlitterbahn Waterpark (0.2 mi/0.3 km)Moody Gardens (0.2 mi/0.3 km)Lone Star Flight Museum (0.4 mi/0.6 km)Galveston Island Convention Center (1.6 mi/2.6 km) GeneralStart the day at Inn at the...
6303 Broadway St.
At the SpringHill Suites by Marriott Galveston Island, enjoy a deluxe continental breakfast each morning. Large guest rooms with free Wi-Fi Internet access, a fitness center and an indoor pool add...
8628 Seawall Blvd.
Enjoy Truly Great Value at Our Galveston Seawall HotelGalveston, Texas is a small, romantic island tucked deep in the heart of south Texas, offering 32 miles of beautiful beaches, exciting...
Great Family Vacation
3924 Ave U
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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...
Decent hotel for the price
2300 Ships Mechanic Row
The historic Tremont House hotel combines old-world elegance with modern conveniences, including free Wi-Fi. Located in the historic Strand District of Galveston, guests have dozens of restaurants,...
1702 Seawall Boulevard
Situated within a stone's throw to the beach, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Galveston Beach boasts new island-inspired decor, plus a huge outdoor free form pool where families can splash and relax....
1st time to Galveston
6102 Seawall Boulevard
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...
2300 Seawall Blvd.
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....
3 day trip
11743 Termini-San Luis Pass Road
Holiday Inn Club Vacations Galveston Beach Resort offers holidaymakers an ideal retreat with comfortable accommodations away from the bustle of downtown Galveston. This quiet beachfront resort is...
Great location and awesome staff.
Seven Hope Blvd
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...
Working hard to be four star
9550 Seawall Boulevard
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Set a pace that suits you at the Courtyard Galveston Island Gulf Front. Whether you're visiting the area for work or for a family vacation, you'll love the comfort, convenience, and style of our...
8710 Seawall Blvd
At the La Quinta Inn and Suites Galveston Seawall West, guests watch spectacular sunsets from their own private balcony. The hotel is convenient for the beach, the Schlitterbahn Water Park, Seawolf...