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Moody Gardens Hotel Spa & Convention Center

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4.0 of 5
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7 Hope Blvd., Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554
Moody Gardens Hotel Spa & Convention Center
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Ranked #4 of 49 Hotels in Galveston
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dallas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice and clean. Parts of Galveston are kind of gritty but Moody Gardens is a nice change. I wasn't there with the kids, but they have a lot of contractions that I'm sure the kids would like. It's not exactly walkable to many places so you probably need a car. But if you're in town to the waterslides, you're plenty... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Moody Gardens was extremely accommodation and lovely. I was able to check in early on the day of my wedding with no problem. The front desk ladies were fabulous and were super sweet. They delivered us milk and cookies too to top off our night! Wonderful stay with wonderful staff!

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MoodyGardensHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Moody Gardens Hotel Spa & Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear awooten43561, It is rewarding to hear that you had a wonderful honeymoon night, thank you for spending it at Moody Gardens. Thank you so much for the nice comments about our staff and the hotel. We are delighted to read you enjoyed your milk and cookies. We look forward to welcoming you back to Moody Gardens soon. Best regards,... More 

Lafayette, Louisiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Many stays here- always clean rooms with better linens It is one of the few Not Chain Hotels we stay in Pool is great , dining wonderful- esp Stearn's on the Top Floor Tip- the rooms in top floor have extra tall ceilings if you get one Tip- if you go in Jan- March check Galveston website and make SURE... More 

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MoodyGardensHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Moody Gardens Hotel Spa & Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear Ruth g, Thank you so much for the nice comments about Moody Gardens. We are delighted to hear that you have stayed here many times and have enjoyed your stay each time. Your feedback and loyalty are valued and we hope to welcome you back in the near future. Sincerely, Dawn Griego Guest Relations Manager More 

Arlington,Tx
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful resort type hotel. On the expensive side, but amenities reflect that-gorgeous. Amazing details for kids. A totally separate area for the kids to play, even had a bounce house when we were there. Giant chess and checkers, plus the beautiful pool. Free self parking under the hotel, plus a huge lot beside it. Water park in... More 

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MoodyGardensHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Moody Gardens Hotel Spa & Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear TexasJean, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience about your stay at Moody Gardens. We are delighted that you and your family enjoyed your stay here with us! The hotel staff loves to welcome children and we are glad that your children enjoyed the complimentary Kids Crew activities and the pool. We hope to welcome you... More 

Athens, Alabama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked two rooms for a pre-cruise stay. The rooms were spotlessly clean and pleasant. Since they were in 'the tower' we had to use two separate elevator rides to get from lobby to room, but it was only a small inconvenience. The staff was helpful and courteous, the food in the 'Cafe in the Park' was well-prepared and we... More 

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MoodyGardensHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Moody Gardens Hotel Spa & Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear DaveBAthens_Alabama, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with us. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your comments about our staff and Café in the Park. We hope to welcome you back to Moody Gardens soon! Sincerely, Dawn Griego Guest Relations Manager More 

Spring, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Moody Gardens is probably the best family-oriented hotel in Galveston. Lots of fun kids activities going on, that add that little extra to a stay. I wish they provided a discount to the pyramids for staying at the hotel. Seems like it would make sense to offer that. Also, a little nitpicky, but Moody Gardens is on the west end... More 

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MoodyGardensHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Moody Gardens Hotel Spa & Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear Jeff E, Thank you so much for the wonderful review. It is rewarding to read that you and your family enjoyed your stay, your room, Palm Beach and the complimentary Kids Crew Activities. I understand your concern about discounts on attraction passes. We do offer the Explore Moody Gardens Package. Before booking your next stay with us please call... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had my graduation ceremony in their convention center so we had a good rate. This hotel is very kid friendly. Lots of stuff to do for my 4-year-old. I just didn't like the traffic going in and out of the hotel. Would love to come back if the price is right! 😀

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MoodyGardensHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Moody Gardens Hotel Spa & Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear Laarni V, Congratulations on your graduation! I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We love to welcome children to the hotel and I am happy to hear that your 4-year old enjoyed the Kids Crew activities. We do run special rates sometimes, so be sure to check our website for special rates, especially mid week during... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed 3 nights to attend a conference. Hotel is clean, the rooms are spacious and it has a friendly and helpful staff. It is adjacent to a water park and sponge bob park. Swimming pools (indoor and outdoor) are awesome. Only problem the shower at the outside pool did not work. Liked the gym, especially the dry sauna. It is... More 

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MoodyGardensHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Moody Gardens Hotel Spa & Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear Henk C, I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us during your conference. I am glad that you had time to visit the sauna and fitness center while here. Thank you for all of the nice comments about the hotel, grounds and staff. We hope to welcome you back to Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa... More 

Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just returned from spending a few days in Galveston. We chose to stay at Moody Gardens for his location and we feel very secure staying there. Our room was beautiful, the staff was friendly, rooms were cleaned quickly. They will be opening new attractions soon for the summer. It is the only place we will stay when visiting Galveston.

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MoodyGardensHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Moody Gardens Hotel Spa & Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear Texas1957, Thank you so much for the nice comments about your room and our staff. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and have decided that Moody Gardens is the only place you will stay when visiting Galveston Island. We are eager to welcome you back to Moody Gardens soon. Sincerely, Dawn Griego Guest... More 

Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Evening : Watching the playoffs in the lobby bar, ask for a proper menu. No such luck, even if the restaurant is just across the lobby. Morning: ask for tow poached eggs, tomatoes and toast. Got two poached eggs, two slices of toast and one slice of tomatoes, really? Thought the USA was the land of adaptability. Sorry guys, nice... More 

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MoodyGardensHotel, General Manager at Moody Gardens Hotel Spa & Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear PNB6165, Thank you for your frank and honest post regarding our service in the bar and restaurant last week. Your feedback is a constant reminder that we need to be more guest oriented, especially during slow times in the hotel. There was no excuse for each shortcoming and please accept my most sincere apologies. Please know that I had... More 

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