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Hotel Galvez & Spa a Wyndham Grand Hotel

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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.
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Property amenities
Pool
Room service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Business Center with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Sauna
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Historic Hotel
Great View
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Location

Full view
64Somewhat walkable
Grade: 64 out of 100
29Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
9Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
4,639Reviews
1,401Photos
44Q+A
100Room tips
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On March 31 we went to the Sunday Brunch at the Galvez. The food and ambiance were great, but the best part was our server, Gabriela. She is doing an internship and is here from eastern Europe. She was just delightful! Her personality and smile and genuine interest in us was
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Response from GM_Front_Desk, General Manager at Hotel Galvez & Spa a Wyndham Grand Hotel
Responded yesterday
Thank you for joining us for brunch here at Hotel Galvez & Spa. We're delighted to know that you enjoyed our delicious food and inviting ambiance during your visit, but we're most excited to hear that Gabriela delivered the exceptional service you deserved during your stay. It's a pleasure to pass along your kind words, and we look forward to seeing you again soon!
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We chose to stay here for our honeymoon because of the reviews and the hotel's extensive history. We were not disappointed. All the hotel staff from valet, front desk, room service and housekeeping were very friendly. We even had a ghost tour with Melissa. She was wonderful! By
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Response from GM_Front_Desk, General Manager at Hotel Galvez & Spa a Wyndham Grand Hotel
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Antwanette, It meant so much to us to be a part of your special moment. Thank you for your friendly review! We are honored that we could help you make memories to last a lifetime. Your personal recognition and recommendations of our team members are a wonderful reflection of your experience. Thank you! We can't wait to see you again.
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Staff is very service oriented and friendly. Property and staff are elegant without seeming stuffy. Bar and pool area are very nice. The staff is always very friendly and accomodateing. We enjoy going down to Galveston every now and then for a 2 day getaway from Houston and this
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Response from GM_Front_Desk, General Manager at Hotel Galvez & Spa a Wyndham Grand Hotel
Responded 6 days ago
Thank you so much for writing us a review! We're honored to be your lodging of choice for the Galveston area, and the team here at Hotel Galvez & Spa is honored to know that we were able to deliver excellent accommodations to you during your stay. It is our pleasure to host you again and again, and we're excited to see you for your next visit. Until next time!
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First of all, this is a beautiful hotel. The staff is excellent and friendly. The furnishings make you feel like you’ve walked into a F. Scott Fitzgerald book. It’s gorgeous, elegant, and incredibly romantic. The bar and lobby was fantastic as well. For Cruisers, you can’t
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Response from GM_Front_Desk, General Manager at Hotel Galvez & Spa a Wyndham Grand Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Grant, Your experience is one that our team works hard to offer, so we are overjoyed that you had such a fantastic stay. We're delighted that you appreciated the great value of our parking and shuttle and we hope that you had a blast on your cruise! Our team truly appreciates your compliments and we would love nothing more than to have you back for another excellent stay soon!
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Best place on the island to stay at, or dine, or hit the bar for piano and bass musical team! Cory the bartender was very attentive, and easy to chat with. Definitely will return for casual drinks and appetizers.
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Response from GM_Front_Desk, General Manager at Hotel Galvez & Spa a Wyndham Grand Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Loretta, It's our pleasure to know that you had a comfortable stay with us at Hotel Galvez & Spa! Your feedback is valuable to us, and we are always striving to achieve consistent, excellent service for all of our guests. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed the bar, and the bartender will be honored to know he played a role in making your visit excellent. We hope you choose to stay with us again!
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The Ocean King (corner room) at the Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Grand Hotel
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The Ocean King at the Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Grand Hotel
After running the bathtub water for over 1.5 hours.
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I never felt anything. I feel things and am a believer, too. But, I've never been afraid at the Galez. I've been creeped out on the Strand before, though. Everything at the Galvez feels really light, airy and happy!
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I saw a short board in the pool, so I don't think it's an issue with them. The pool is SO beautiful.
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If I am staying at the hotel, can I bring friends who are not staying there to the pool with me?
Why not call the hotel and ask them?
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Do you Allow pets?
This is from their website, Hotel Galvez & Spa. Hotel Galvez & Spa A Wyndham Grand Hotel welcomes two dogs up to 25 lbs for an additional fee of $100 per stay. Dogs are not permitted in the lobby and cannot be left unattended in rooms. Cats are not permitted.
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"Do the ghost or history tour!"
"Get an ocean view"
"I recommend the gulf view rooms. Very beautiful!"
"Anything facing the Seawall will have a view of Galveston Bay"
"Ask for ocean view. the rooms facing back of the hotel do not have pretty view and are smaller"
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PRICE RANGE
$137 - $367 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
United StatesTexasTexas Gulf CoastGalveston IslandGalveston
NUMBER OF ROOMS
224
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