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Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center places you next to Moody Gardens and within a 10-minute stroll of other popular attractions like Galveston Schlitterbahn Waterpark. This 418-room, 4-star resort welcomes business and leisure travelers with a marina, a full-service spa, and 2 restaurants. Lone Star Flight Museum and Lone Star Fire Museum are also a short walk from this Galveston resort.

Dining

This resort is home to 2 onsite restaurants, perfect for a quick bite to eat. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. For your convenience, a cooked-to-order breakfast is served each morning for a fee.

Rooms

Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center's 418 rooms are air-conditioned and provide refrigerators, coffee makers, and free newspapers. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and 32-inch LCD TVs with satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries, and beds sport premium bedding. Free local calls, safes, and ironing boards are also available.

Property features

Guests of Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center have access to a marina, a full-service spa, and an indoor pool. Onsite parking is available, both free self and paid valet parking (USD 20.00 per night)—also useful is a cruise ship terminal shuttle. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this spa resort include an outdoor pool, a lazy river, and a 24-hour fitness center.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to Moody Gardens and Galveston Schlitterbahn Waterpark
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Moody Gardens Hotel has an indoor pool, a heated outdoor pool with a waterslide, a swim-up bar, a sauna, and a steam room. Spa services are available on site, and room service is available 24 hours a day.

The resort offers tour/ticket assistance and has fitness equipment, as well as a 24-hour business center. A conference center and meeting spaces are available for large and small groups as well as audiovisual equipment. Wireless Internet access is complimentary in the resort's public areas. Complimentary self-parking is also available. During the summer and winter holiday season, children's supervised activities are planned. Valet parking (surcharge) and a cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge) are provided.

  • Full-service spa 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Conference space 
  • Total number of rooms - 418 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Express check-out 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Number of floors - 9 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Computer station 
  • Lazy river 
  • Waterslide 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Marina on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Picnic area 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference center 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 9290 
  • Free self parking 
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Long-term parking (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 100000 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Wedding services 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Free WiFi 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Lazy river  
  • Waterslide  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Playground on site  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Long-term parking (surcharge), Free self parking, Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center offers 418 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. Beds feature premium bedding. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay movies. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Pay movies 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

Cafe in the Park – The Cafe in the Park was designed to bring in the outdoors. Specialties include fresh seafood dishes, salads, and homemade soups. Located on the lobby level and open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Casual attire.

Shearn's Seafood and Prime Steaks – Featuring Chef Urs Schmid's signature dishes, including Shrimp Dejong and Lobster Bisque. Upscale restaurant with fine dining. Open Tuesday through Saturday for dinner. Dressy casual attire.

Shearn's Lounge – Featuring views of the Pyramids of Moody Gardens and sunsets over Galveston Bay. Open Tuesday through Sunday. Dressy casual attire.

Lobby bar – Serving cocktails and other drinks among tropical fish and turtles of the lobby lagoon. The Hummingbird Terrace is open when weather permits. Located on the lobby level; open daily. Casual attire.

Nearby Things to Do

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Playground on site 
  • Volleyball on site 

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Number of treatment rooms 4 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Only service animals are allowed

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 15.00 and USD 17.00 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 20.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Early check-in fee: USD 100.00
  • Late check-out fee: USD 100.00
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the cruise terminal (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


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