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Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center

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7 Hope Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554-8927
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Contactless check-out
Updated 05/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 05/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#3 of 57 hotels in Galveston
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Moody Gardens Hotel Spa & Convention Center is an excellent choice for travelers visiting Galveston, offering a romantic environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay.

You’ll enjoy relaxing rooms that offer a flat screen TV and air conditioning, and you can stay connected during your stay as Moody Garden Hotel offers guests free wifi.

The motel features room service and a concierge. Plus, Moody Gardens Hotel Spa & Convention Center offers a pool and an on-site restaurant, providing a pleasant respite from your busy day. For guests with a vehicle, free parking is available.

Close to some of Galveston's most popular landmarks, such as Galveston Fishing Pier (1.5 mi) and Galveston's 61st Street Fishing Pier (1.7 mi), Moody Gardens Hotel Hotel is a great destination for tourists.

While in Galveston be sure to experience local ribs favorites at Rainforest Cafe, The Steakhouse, or Leon's World's Finest Barbeque.

Galveston is also home to Galveston Naval Museum, a popular military museum that is not too far from Moody Garden Hotel Galveston.

Enjoy your stay in Galveston!

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Water park
Evening entertainment
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Valet parking
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Snack bar
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Kids club
Free shuttle or taxi services
Shuttle bus service
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Facial treatments
Massage
Salon
Baggage storage
Concierge
Gift shop
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Shops
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Air conditioning
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
VIP room facilities
Flatscreen TV
On-demand movies
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Room types
Ocean view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Great View
Bay View
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Kim wrote a review Yesterday
Brenham, Texas22 contributions4 helpful votes
Check-in is stated at 4:00 PM. Long, long, long story - the official review was sent to the property directly. I booked a Jr. Suite and an additional room to accommodate 3 adults and 4 children - varying sleep schedules. I was not able to get into the Jr. Suite until after 6 and the 2nd room until after 7. Little after 4 don't you think? Furniture in Jr. Suite was.... yucky. Stains and peeling varnish from the end tables, furniture stained, pull out sofa springs under a thin cover. As I stated - the official review went to Moody directly, but heads up people - based on my experience - you need to lower your expectations.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Nyles S wrote a review Jul 26
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I really had a fantastic couples getaway at the Moody Gardens! I would definitely recommend for couples looking to have a fun and relaxing getaway. It was my first visit to the area so Donnique really was a godsend with her very helpful food and attraction recommendations! Every food place she recommended was delicious.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Luanne E. wrote a review Jul 26
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My friends and I would like to thank Donnique and the Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention center for a great time! We came for a little girls trip to Texas and really enjoyed the recommendations Donnique was able to give us as well. Overall, the staff was friendly, the rooms were clean as well as the pool area. The resort and property was well kept and we felt really taken care of. Such a great time!
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Sof I wrote a review Jul 21
8 contributions2 helpful votes
Hotel was really busy. Room seemed like it wasn't clean. The shower curtain and tub had hairs. Airvents were filthy. They dont have any sanitizing cleaning supplies even though their website says they do if requested. Not many hotel workers wearing masks, or guests for that matter. Pool was busy with people, that would leave and take hotel towels with them. The pool gate is broken so anyone can get in, and seemed like alot of them weren't hotel guests. Gardens were infested with mosquitos, you can't take a walk without being bit. The crowd seemed like the same crowd at a holiday inn or La Quinta 😁 so might as well save your money and stay at a motel instead of this "resort". The San Luis resort is way better.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Dawn Griego, Guest Services / Front Office at Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center
Responded 1 week ago
Dear sofi611, We are sorry to hear you did not have a pleasant stay here at Moody Gardens. We have been very busy here and wish you would have had a better experience. The mosquitoes are terrible this year and we try to keep them under control with different methods. We do not spray here at Moody Gardens because if you kill one insect, you kill them all including butterfly’s and other non-evasive insects. As for the guests we have, we are a family resort and we tend to have large groups come to enjoy our facilities. We do not allow non-guests to use the pool, but unfortunately, sometimes some of the locals do end up here. Our number one priority is the health and safety of our hotel guests and employees. All of our employees were a mask while in the public spaces without exception. We do not require our guests to wear them unless the feel they would like to. We follow all the mandates of the State of Texas. We have sanitation stations throughout the hotel with sanitizer available. We also have masks available for anyone who would like them. We do everything we can to keep our guests safe and secure. We spray all rooms upon checkout with a sanitizer to make sure we are killing all bacteria. We do not have cleaning chemicals available to guest however. I truly hope you give Moody Gardens another chance in the future. I know you would not be disappointed. Leon Garrison General Manager
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Elizabeth t wrote a review Jul 19
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We went to attractions at Moody gardens and Andria was able to answer all our questions when we called needing help! We were not sure with attractions to take our three year old. We had a great time!!
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Dawn Griego, Guest Services / Front Office at Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center
Responded 5 days ago
Dear eztrotty, Thank you for letting us know you had a great time and that Andria was able to help with your questions. We look forward to welcoming you and your family back in the not too distant future. Best regards, Dawn
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PRICE RANGE
$166 - $343 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesTexasTexas Gulf CoastGalveston IslandGalveston
NUMBER OF ROOMS
423
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Frequently Asked Questions about Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center
Which popular attractions are close to Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center?
Nearby attractions include Grand 1894 Opera House (4.3 miles), The Bryan Museum (4.1 miles), and Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum (4.4 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, a swimup bar, and free wifi.
What food & drink options are available at Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center?
Yes, free parking and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center?
Conveniently located restaurants include Gaido's, Rudy & Paco Restaurant & Bar, and La King's Confectionery.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness center, and locker rooms available in the fitness center during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center?
Many travelers enjoy visiting 1892 Bishop's Palace (4.7 miles), Moody Mansion (3.8 miles), and 1859 Ashton Villa (4.0 miles).
Does Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbor view available here.