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Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center

4.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Great place to stay. Didn’t get to use the pool or anything, but looked lovely

The facility is beautiful. My dissatisfion came when i found a cockroack or bed bug in our room. So with that said my overall opinion dropped...its very over price you pay $4.50 for water. And I feel it's it a 5star hotel there should not be cockrockes... managment didn't seem very concern with offering us more then a $17.00 breakfast not pleased.

The hotel is in a great location near many attractions that are in walking distance. Did not get a chance to visit the restaurants on site, but we did order room service. What we ordered was okay, but not great. Wish we had a microwave in the room.

We enjoy the convenience of being right by the Festival of Lights, Iceland and other holiday attractions.

You will never find better people than the hotel staff. Alan in the dining room is our favorite server so ask for his section. If you hit the bar make sure you see Cindy & Denise if you want great service & they are so lovely to chat with, I just love them. But when you check in you just have to get a hug from Miss Diana! She is full of love & smiles every time we see her. We will never go to Galveston without staying at this hotel, just so we can see our favorite Galveston people.

Easy check in, very clean hotel, expect to pay for breakfast there at $17 for buffet per person.

We were stuck here for A week & the staff was amazing to us. we will now be loyal clients.

My mom, my grandchildren and myself had the most magical time as guests of yours .. we loved everything and will definitely be returning with more of our family in the near future.. I want to recognize the transportation captain at the hotel- Mr.Herman.. He rescued my purse ( I had left it on the bench while waiting for a ride to Palm Beach) when I realized I had left it, I panicked.. The driver of the shuttle radioed and Mr. Herman had already turned it in to the front desk... We immediately drove back to the hotel and Mr Herman delivered my purse to me ... I am so grateful for this man- I had a substantial amount of cash along with bank and credit cards that could have easily been lost from me ... They weren't.. he wouldnt let me reward him- I don't think he realized how truly grateful I am to him.. and what a disaster it would have been had I not got that back!! Your employees were all so kind and caring to us- my mom fell ill from traveling and she recieved a note wishing her well--( it's the little things that make the big things!!! ) The integrity of all of the staff is absolutely awesome especially when it's becoming a rarity. Thank you e ergo e fur your kindnesses - I will see you soon!!!

We had a good time. We to the beach and ate seafood

Really nice property on the Bayu. Room was clean and spacious. We took a walk across the property and the landscaping was fantastic.. very tropical..The property even had a jogging trail. Definitely thinking of spending more time on the prooerty during our next visit.

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My wife and two kids stayed the night at Moody Gardens and attended the holiday Festival of Lights and Iceland. The hotel was very nice. The staff allowed us to check in early which helped us out. Parking is plentiful and free. They have garage or outside parking. We had a room with a view of the bay which was cool. The whole staff including housekeeping, valet guys, front desk, etc. were helpful and inviting. We felt at home and comfortable there. Can't wait to come back!

Nice hotel but overpriced. Shuttle service was friendly but they were taking on departing passengers from the cruise terminal before they got us off the shuttle to get on the ship which created a big mess of luggage. Price of the room plus $30 for parking and shuttle was excessive we thought

Stayed at this hotel for 2 days for a gals weekend and it was awesome. The rooms were spacious, clean and comfortable. The staff was amazing!!. The happy hour was great. We will definitely be back.

We stayed there for 2 days before our cruise and it was wonderful. The pool was fun, the staff was nice, the grounds were beautiful and the waterpark was great. Had so much fun that we were tired before our real vacation started. Our room was very clean and this is extremely important to me. This was a wonderful pre cruise hotel that was very close to port - you could even see our ship on the waterfront. We will stay there again if we cruise out of Galveston Texas again.

Very clean, comfortable room. Exceptional staff. They let us check in early without any issue. Didn't realize that the Palm Beach access was included and the kids and adults loved it! Great amenities with lots of activities for the kids! Very much enjoyed our stay!

Very postive experience in all aspects of our stay. The only downside would be the drinks were too small for the price... The place seems to be a hot spot for those with kids. The SPA was fantastic...Although we highly recommended scheduling an hour session...

Beautiful. clean. Friendly professional staff . Amazing food. All needs met! Relaxing. Comfortable designated smoking areas! We will be back soon!

Vacation not messed up by the bad weather. Hotel had plenty of activities for the family!

Hotel is clean, comfortable and within walking distance of the water park.

7 Hope Blvd Galveston TX

Hotel highlights

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

Located in West End, Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center is adjacent to Moody Gardens and within a 10-minute walk of other popular attractions like Galveston Schlitterbahn Waterpark. This 418-room, 4-star resort has a marina, a full-service spa, and a water park. Also near this Galveston resort are Lone Star Fire Museum and Galveston Fishing Pier.


Dining

This resort is home to 4 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

Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center features a marina, a full-service spa, and a water park. 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 indoor pool, an outdoor pool, and a lazy river.

Guest reviews for Moody Gardens Hotel

Everyone (27) Couples (14) Business (2) Family (22) Friends (2) Other (1)
4
Everyone

Great place to stay. Didn’t get to use the pool or anything, but looked lovely

By on Feb 26, 2018

Review comment responded on Mar 12, 2018

Thank you for staying with us! Have a great day!

1

cockroaches

Everyone

The facility is beautiful. My dissatisfion came when i found a cockroack or bed bug in our room. So with that said my overall opinion dropped...its very over price you pay $4.50 for water. And I feel it's it a 5star hotel there should not be cockrockes... managment didn't seem very concern with offering us more then a $17.00 breakfast not pleased.

By , from Denver on Feb 18, 2018

4

close to many attractions.

Everyone

The hotel is in a great location near many attractions that are in walking distance. Did not get a chance to visit the restaurants on site, but we did order room service. What we ordered was okay, but not great. Wish we had a microwave in the room.

By , from Spring, TX on Jan 8, 2018

5

great hotel close to holiday festivities

Everyone

We enjoy the convenience of being right by the Festival of Lights, Iceland and other holiday attractions.

By on Dec 28, 2017

5

cruise stay

Everyone

You will never find better people than the hotel staff. Alan in the dining room is our favorite server so ask for his section. If you hit the bar make sure you see Cindy & Denise if you want great service & they are so lovely to chat with, I just love them. But when you check in you just have to get a hug from Miss Diana! She is full of love & smiles every time we see her. We will never go to Galveston without staying at this hotel, just so we can see our favorite Galveston people.

By , from fort worth texas on Dec 10, 2017

5

clean hotel next to schlitterbahn and seawall.

Everyone

Easy check in, very clean hotel, expect to pay for breakfast there at $17 for buffet per person.

By , from Spring, TX on Sep 28, 2017

5

hurricane harvey

Everyone

We were stuck here for A week & the staff was amazing to us. we will now be loyal clients.

By , from fort worth tx on Sep 2, 2017

5
Everyone

My mom, my grandchildren and myself had the most magical time as guests of yours .. we loved everything and will definitely be returning with more of our family in the near future.. I want to recognize the transportation captain at the hotel- Mr.Herman.. He rescued my purse ( I had left it on the bench while waiting for a ride to Palm Beach) when I realized I had left it, I panicked.. The driver of the shuttle radioed and Mr. Herman had already turned it in to the front desk... We immediately drove back to the hotel and Mr Herman delivered my purse to me ... I am so grateful for this man- I had a substantial amount of cash along with bank and credit cards that could have easily been lost from me ... They weren't.. he wouldnt let me reward him- I don't think he realized how truly grateful I am to him.. and what a disaster it would have been had I not got that back!! Your employees were all so kind and caring to us- my mom fell ill from traveling and she recieved a note wishing her well--( it's the little things that make the big things!!! ) The integrity of all of the staff is absolutely awesome especially when it's becoming a rarity. Thank you e ergo e fur your kindnesses - I will see you soon!!!

By on Aug 23, 2017

5
Everyone

We had a good time. We to the beach and ate seafood

By on Mar 20, 2017

5

park and stay in galveston

Everyone

Really nice property on the Bayu. Room was clean and spacious. We took a walk across the property and the landscaping was fantastic.. very tropical..The property even had a jogging trail. Definitely thinking of spending more time on the prooerty during our next visit.

By , from Frisco, TX on Jan 17, 2017