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Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Grand Hotel
4.0 of 5 Resort   |   2024 Seawall Blvd., Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550   |  
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“Excellent service from the drive up staff, baggage...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

Excellent service from the drive up staff, baggage assistant, front desk and bartender. Great location on the seawall. Beautiful historic building.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Thank you for your great review on your experience at Hotel Galvez & Spa. We are pleased that you were pleased. Please stay with us again soon.
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

I got this room on hotwire for a 1 night stay before a cruise. For the price, it was adequate. For someone paying full price, NOT WORTH IT! It is undergoing renovations currently and the rooms are the smallest I have every stayed at. Front desk staff not helpful. It is gorgeous from the outside and conveniently located to the port.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Thank you for your feedback on your stay at Hotel Galvez & Spa. I'm very sorry that you didn't enjoy your stay. Please note that our renovations will be completed in time for Memorial Weekend. We hope that you will give us another try.
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

We were there as part of a wedding party. The lobby was under construction and covered in curtains which completely ruined the reception. Our room wasn't ready at 3 as promised and by the time we got our room and finally had our luggage delivered, I had less than 20 minutes to get ready for the rehearsal dinner, despite several calls. They took exceptional care of the bride when I was with her, but the rest of the time, the staff was less than helpful. The beds were tiny in the "queen double", maybe full size at best? The rooms were old and very small. We were really looking forward to staying here, but will never stay here again on future visits. Even at the discounted rate, it was completely over-priced. Very frustrating!

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service

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Thank you for your feedback on your stay at Hotel Galvez. I'm very sorry that you didn't enjoy your stay and please accept our apologies for any issues that you experienced. We will complete our renovations of the lobby, bar and restaurant in time for Memorial Weekend. We hope that you will give us another try later in the year.
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Address: 2024 Seawall Blvd., Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
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Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Galveston Island > Galveston
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Galveston
#3 Luxury Hotel in Galveston
#4 Business Hotel in Galveston
#5 Romantic Hotel in Galveston
#6 Family Hotel in Galveston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Grand Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 224
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Grand® Hotel and National Trust Historic Hotel of America, is the only historic beachfront hotel on the Texas Gulf Coast. This 224-room, century-old hotel offers 13,000 square feet of meeting space, a 9,763-square-foot spa, fitness center, full-service restaurant, lobby bar and pool with a swim-up bar. The hotel is rated four diamonds by AAA and is owned by Galveston preservationist George Mitchell as part of Mitchell Historic Properties. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Hotel Galvez And Spa, a Wyndham Grand Hotel
Hotel Galvez Wyndham Historic
Wyndham Galveston
Galveston Wyndham
Galvez Hotel Galveston

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