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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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Ranked #7 of 50 Hotels in Galveston
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Liberal , Kansas, United States
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3 reviews
“Vacation Getaway”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

This hotel was great we stayed before our cruise and they had everything arranged from our stay at the hotel to our cars that we paid to have valet for the week one cost. The Valet were great treated us and our cars well. The hotel is absoletly gorgeous. The rooms are small but very nice all hotel staff makes you feel very welcome.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
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Thank Tlk182
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WyndhamGalveston, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Galvez & Spa A Wyndham Grand Hotel, responded to this review, January 22, 2013
Thank you for choosing the Hotel Galvez for your pre-cruise stay. We hope you enjoyed your cruise and hope that you stay with us again soon.
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Dallas, Texas, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

We parked our car here and went on a 7 day cruise. When we came back from our cruise they left approx 30 of us standing in freezing rain for a little over forty minutes. When we asked them why the long wait they said they had to stop and fill the shuttle buses up with fuel. Sounds like a bunch of BS to me.Once we finally got back to the hotel the valet actually had the nerve to stand there scratching their fingers together looking for a tip. I outright laughed at them. I will definitely not be using them again. Spend your hard earned money elsewhere.....

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
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WyndhamGalveston, General Manager at Hotel Galvez & Spa A Wyndham Grand Hotel, responded to this review, January 18, 2013
Thank you for your feedback on the hotel. I am very sorry about the issues you had with the shuttle service, please know your comments are important to us and your concerns have been shared with the shuttle management. We hope you will give us another try in the future. Thank you again.
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Usa, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Our (family) trip had us stay at "The Galvez", as the locals call it, right after Christmas 2012. The valet staff greeted us and helped a great deal. The temperature was between 35 degrees and 45 degrees F, with a small amount of wind chill factor! So, to see them "brave" the cold was heart-warming. The rooms are old. Still, there was no bad smells, the bathroom vanity was updated, and we had some view of the beach. I had to smile when I saw a couple in their hotel-provided robes returning from the spa. They looked so comfortable and relaxed. Overall, good trip.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
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WyndhamGalveston, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Galvez & Spa A Wyndham Grand Hotel, responded to this review, January 22, 2013
Dear Guest,
Thanks for your feedback on your stay at Hotel Galvez & Spa. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we hope that you will visit us again soon.
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North Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

We just spent a rainy weekend in Galveston, TX at the Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Grand Hotel. It is indeed a Grand Hotel! The Customer Service was attentive and immediate from the moment we arrived until we were checked out and on our way back home! The room we had was just perfect! The Gulf View was more limited that we expected, but we certainly had a full Gulf View! The beds were like sleeping on clouds...we were very comfortable. The entire facility was very clean. We had breakfast at the hotel one time and dinner there two times. The food was fresh, exquisitely prepared and delightful! We enjoyed a leisurely beverage in the bar area...hats off to Cheryl...she expertly handled a large number of people at the same time and in a timely manner! This Hotel is a number one Class Act all around! Can't wait to stay there again!

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
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WyndhamGalveston, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Galvez & Spa A Wyndham Grand Hotel, responded to this review, January 22, 2013
Dear Guest,
Thank you for taking the time to post feedback on your stay. We are very pleased to read that you were happy with your visit to Hotel Galvez & Spa. Thank you for the compliments to our staff. We will be sure to share your comments. We look forward to your next visit.
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Bethesda, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Stayed here for a week during a meeting. The room was not clean - stains on carpet and walls. Housekeeping left dirty glasses and did not resupply toiletries. Food trays were found in the hall almost all the time. During the day, instead of cleaning, the housekeeping staff chatted loudly in the hallway. I was there in the winter, their low seasons; perhaps they were understaffed. It was quite disappointing.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 stars
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WyndhamGalveston, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Galvez & Spa A Wyndham Grand Hotel, responded to this review, January 14, 2013
Dear Guest,
Thank you for taking the time to post feedback on the hotel. These reviews are monitored and shared with the appropriate staff. I'm sorry about the issues with your room and please know that cleanliness is very important to us. We will share your feedback with housekeeping and room service. We hope that you will give us another try in the future.
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Property: Hotel Galvez & Spa A Wyndham Grand Hotel
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:
#3 Spa Hotel in Galveston
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Galveston
#4 Luxury Hotel in Galveston
#4 Family Hotel in Galveston
#6 Business Hotel in Galveston
#8 Romantic 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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