Get an overview of this hotelHistoric Wyndham seaside hotel on Galveston Island

With a stay at Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Grand Hotel in Galveston (Seawall Boulevard), you'll be convenient to Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier and Bishop's Palace.

This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Ashton Villa and Rosenberg Library.

Make yourself at home in one of the 224 air-conditioned rooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and premium TV channels provides entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature deep soaking bathtubs and designer toiletries.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. If you're looking for recreational opportunities, you'll find an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a 24-hour fitness center. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, gift shops/newsstands, and a hair salon.

Satisfy your appetite at the hotel's restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Thirsty? Quench your thirst at a bar/lounge, a poolside bar, or a swim-up bar.

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and express check-in. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and meeting rooms. A cruise ship terminal shuttle is provided at no charge, and free self parking is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Guests staying at The Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Grand Hotel can enjoy lounging around the sun-drenched waters of the swimming pool with swim-up bar, private cabanas, and spa tub. The Spa at Hotel Galvez is 10,000 square feet and offers a full range of spa and salon services. The hotel also has a concierge, full service restaurant and weekly Sunday Brunch, 24-hour fitness facility, 24-hour business center, and complimentary wireless Internet access.

Guests enjoy membership privileges at the private Galveston Country Club's 18-hole championship golf course, 12 miles away. Guests can also take advantage of the free bicycles provided by the hotel, as well as the complimentary wireless Internet access.

Valet parking is available (surcharge) and self-parking is complimentary. Long-term cruise parking is available for a weekly fee.

  • Free cruise terminal shuttle 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Long-term parking (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Spa tub 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 224 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • Year Built 1911 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Long-term parking (surcharge), Free self parking, Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Turndown service 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Climate control 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Room service (limited hours) 

Where to Eat

Galvez Bar and Grill - open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch. Located just off the lobby, the open, airy dining room provides expansive views of the beach and Gulf. Galvez Bar and Grill is famous for its Gulf Coast seafood, daily specials, and Sunday Champagne Brunch. Breakfast Now, a buffet featuring made-to-order omelets, is offered on weekend mornings.

Sample menu for Galvez Bar and Grill


  • Campechana
  • Bacon Wrapped Shrimp
  • Fried Calarmari
  • Main courses:

  • Texas Size PoBoys
  • Market Fish from Galveston's Pier 19
  • Angus Filet
  • Angus Ribeye
  • Seafood Platter
  • Desserts:

  • Bread Pudding
  • Buttermilk Pecan Pie
  • Peach Cobbler
  • Galvez Bar & Grill - Drinks served at a restored early-1900s mahogany bar. Piano player entertains guests Friday and Saturday evenings and during Sunday brunch.

    Seaside Grill & Swim-up Bar - Seasonal light dining during warm weather at the tropical swimming pool. Guests can contact the hotel for hours/seasons of operation.

    Nearby Things to Do

    The tropical pool at the Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Grand Hotel features a seasonal swim-up bar, poolside grill, and private cabanas.

    Just across the boulevard begins a 30-mile ribbon of sun-drenched beaches, ideal for sunbathing, swimming, and sunset strolls. Guests can rent bicycles or take a horseback ride. Nearby are golf, tennis, boating, fishing charters, water skiing, and personal-watercraft rentals.

    Guests enjoy membership privileges at the private Galveston Country Club's 18-hole championship golf course, 12 miles away. Hotel Galvez is just a trolley ride away from downtown Galveston, galleries, museums, shops, and the Strand Historic District.

    The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

    • Bicycle rentals on site 

    Spa Services

    • Massages 
    • Body treatments 
    • Facial treatments 
    • Manicures and pedicures 
    • Body wraps 
    • Body scrubs 
    • Hydrotherapy treatments 
    • Ayurvedic treatments 
    • Aromatherapy treatments 


    To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

    • Accessible path of travel 
    • Accessible bathroom 
    • Roll-in shower 
    • Accessible parking 
    • In-room accessibility 
    • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
    • Braille or raised signage 

    Hotel Policies


    Minimum check-in age is 21

    Check-in time starts at 4 PM


    Check-out time is noon

    Payment types


    Pets allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 2, Pet maximum weight in lb is 25

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
    • Breakfast fee: between USD 21 and USD 30 per person (approximately)
    • Valet parking fee: USD 17 per day (in/out privileges)
    • Pet fee: USD 100 per accommodation, per stay
    • Refrigerator fee: USD 20 per stay
    • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

    We should mention

    Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

    Awards & Affiliations

    • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.
    • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.
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