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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
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second stay at this hotel, both times for business. Both stays were very pleasant for my business needs but I was very impressed with how many families were there on vacation, and how well hotel suited their needs. The hotel bar is relatively small for the size of the hotel but more than adequate. During the both... More 

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

Dear LeaderInAction, Thank you for leaving feedback about your recent stay with us. It is certainly rewarding to read such a wonderful review. I am thrilled your stay was pleasant, and thank you for your kind comments about our accommodations, service and Shearn’s Seafood and Prime Steaks. Your recommendation is appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back in the... More 

Plano, Texas
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel was nice and the spa was very relaxing. The plants around the hotel were in beautiful and the access to Palm Beach and being right next to Schlitterbahn was so convenient. There were no large crowds which I'm sure they liked but it did mean that the parking was convenient. However, if this place had as many people... More 

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

Dear Robert B, Thank you for leaving feedback on your recent stay at Moody Gardens. I was pleased to read you enjoyed your stay as. Your is appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future. Sincerely, Dawn Griego Guest Relations Manager More 

Austin, Texas
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22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove down for a half marathon at Christmas time. The decorations were fun! The hotel offers two restaurants, and also coffee to go. Our double room was spacious, with a nice large bathroom. The view of the Christmas decorations from our room was fun.

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

Dear Desiree b, Thank you for leaving a review about your stay with us during the holidays. It is delightful to see that you enjoyed your stay and the Christmas decorations. It may be August but we are gearing up for our annual Festival of Lights, ICELAND Ice Sculptures with SpongeBob SquarePants and A Magical Christmas Dinner and Show and... More 

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21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attended a state conference and took the grandkids for vacation. Bought a summer pass and attended all the attraction kids had a blast. Enough to do that the kids got tired before Nana on the first day.

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

Dear machandler82, I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! Moody Gardens The hotel loves to welcome children and I am so happy to hear that your grandkids enjoyed all the attractions (and that they were tired enough by the end of the day to give Nana a chance to relax). For business or pleasure, we... More 

Dallas
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved this hotel and my complaints are very small in comparison to the good. First, the price is outrageous! However, you get what you pay for. There was not one speck of dust, one stain, or one thing out of place. I've never spent time in a hotel more clean that this one. Props to the cleaning staff because... More 

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

Dear Andrea G, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback with us. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Moody Gardens. Thank you for your comments about our staff and Bruce. I will make sure that he sees your comments. We hope to welcome you back to the Moody Gardens very soon! Best... More 

Austin, Texas
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46 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hotel, great staff and great time. First time for child's visit to Moody Garden. Many activities and playtime for children. The Palm Beach was disappointing but otherwise all was good. We really enjoyed the Sponge Bob show and ferry ride. The room was great. Had a view of the court yard and Pyramids.

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

Dear AsiaSue, I am so happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay here at Moody Gardens! It is delightful to hear that you enjoyed the Moody Gardens Attractions including the SpongeBob SubPants show. It is disappointing to hear you were disappointed in Palm Beach. The hotel loves to welcome children and I am delighted that they... More 

Richardson, Texas
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel itself and rooms are very nice, comfy and well kept; that ends when you walk outside. The bathrooms and common areas around the pool are dirty and in need of a facelift. The pool area is very cramped. Standing water near the hot tub is molding. Waitstaff tried valiantly to keep up with the throngs poolside and not... More 

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

Dear PMP1029, Thank you for your review and, while I was pleased to read the nice comments, I was disappointed to read of the condition of the poolside areas and your comments on our kid’s activities. The hotel recently completed a $20 million dollar renovation of all guest rooms and public areas. This work also included a resurfacing of the... More 

San Angelo, Texas
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel was lovely, oddly enough with great parking availability at no cost. The room was spacious and pretty. We had a view, of sorts, overlooking the Moody Gardens Pyramids and pool area, & a little bit of the bay surrounding it. We also had a view of a giant parking lot. The SPA was great fun, to which I... More 

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

Dear Tricia15002, Thank you for all the nice comments about your recent stay with us! I am glad that you were able to enjoy The Spa while your husband was in class. We to welcome children at Moody Gardens and we have some great holiday events and packages that your grandchildren would enjoy coming up. If you would like more... More 

Gonzales, Texas
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59 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is very nice. Rooms are clean and newly renovated. Pool area is large. Swim up bar is a nice option. Lots to do at the attractions on site. Recommend buying a day pass. You will save money. One hiccup at check in. We got there early and our room wasn't ready. Went to do some things. Came back... More 

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

Dear TexasNurseMom35, Thank you for your review. It is great to read the nice comments on the rooms, swim up bar and pool. I am sorry to learn about your room not being clean when you first entered it. Please accept my sincere apologies on behalf of all of us, this is not the experience we wish for any one... More 

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Travelled to this hotel for the 4th of July weekend. The room was gorgeous and very comfortable. The pool was excellent as was the bar. I wish that the bar staff would be more strict with keeping children on the other side of the bar pool. They ignored many kids who kept jumping into the pool and splashing water into... More 

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

Dear BAC1981, I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for all of the wonderful comments. I did note your feedback about the Pool Bar and have sent it to our Director of Security so he can look into better enforcement. We hope to welcome you back to Moody Gardens in the not too distant future.... More 

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