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Galveston Lodging

If you plan to visit Galveston, you have many different options when it comes to choosing a place to stay on the Island. You can stay in a highly rated beautiful hotel along the seawall and have a great view of the Gulf of Mexico, in a beautiful historic hotel in the Strand Historical District, or rent a house just steps from the surf. You can also stay in a true Victorian Era historic bed and breakfast or in a Hotel right on Galveston Harbor and watch boats pass by. Wherever it is you may wish to stay on the Island, here are some of our recommendations.


Hotels

Hotel Galvez – A Wyndham Historic Hotel
Hotel Galvez, a Wyndham Historic Hotel on Galveston Island, is a sparkling vision of elegance rising from the sand and surf. Among Houston/Galveston, Texas hotels, Hotel Galvez has been the choice for discerning guests for nearly a century, known as the “Queen of the Gulf” when she opened in 1911. A renowned AAA Four Diamond hotel, a multi-million dollar restoration has returned this hotel to its rightful place as a timeless showplace on the Gulf of Mexico.
3.5 stars out of 5 stars
409-765-7721
2024 Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, Texas, 77550

La Quinta Inn & Suites
Located just three miles from the island city of Galveston, the new La Quinta Inn and Suites Galveston is a great value for business and leisure travelers. The Port Bolivar Ferry is within easy reach; enjoy Apffel East Beach Park, Seawolf Park, Stewart Beach, Bishop Palace and Moody Gardens, and the ever-popular Strand Historic District.

Each comfortable and spacious room at the La Quinta Inn and Suites Galveston comes with free high-speed Internet access, a microwave, refrigerator, and other great extras. We also have a sparkling outdoor Swimming Pool and a relaxing Hot Tub, plus a Fitness Center for use at your leisure. Every morning, enjoy a tasty Free Bright Side BreakfastTM served up by our courteous staff in the eating area off the lobby. Our location is convenient for visitors to Texas A&M University, Galveston College, and the US Coast Guard.
2.5 stars out of 5 stars
(409)740-9100
8710 Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, Texas 77551

Hilton Galveston Island

Very nice hotel located along the Seawall with a great view of the Gulf. The hotel has a great pool with a swim up bar and very nice faciliteis for conventions or special occasions.
3.5 stars out of 5 stars
409-744-5000
5400 Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, Texas, 77551

Moody Gardens Hotel
Imagine a beautiful botanical setting where you can host a large convention, book an important corporate meeting, plan a memorable wedding or a special catered event. Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center in Galveston, Texas is a Tropical paradise perfect for a weekend getaway or a family vacation.

428 luxurious guest rooms and over 100,000 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting and convention space, this world class Galveston hotel and conference facility is set among 242 acres of botanical beauty and accented by magnificent pyramids that contain a living rainforest, a Texas-sized aquarium and an I-MAX theater.
4 stars out of 5 stars
(409) 741-8484
7 Hope Boulevard, Galveston, Texas, 77554

Quality Inn and Suites Galveston
The Quality Inn & SuitesTM Beachfront hotel is ideally located in a tropical setting, overlooking the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. This Galveston, TX hotel is convenient to many of the area’s popular attractions like the historic Grand 1894 Opera House, Moody Gardens tourist complex, Elissa sailing ship, the Strand National Historic Landmark District and the Kemah Boardwalk, offering many restaurants overlooking Galveston Bay, recreational sailing and numerous amusement rides.

The Port of Galveston cruise terminal is only minutes away. The hotel is approximately 30 miles south of the William P. Hobby Airport and 50 miles south of the George Bush Intercontinental / Houston Airport.
2.5 stars out of 5 stars
(409) 740-1088
5924 Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, Texas, 77551

Commodore on the Beach
At the Commodore, you’ll wake up each morning to a spectacular view of the Galveston beach and the Gulf of Mexico. Sip coffee on your own private balcony overlooking Galveston Island’s famous Seawall. Take a dip in our sparkling pool, where the spectacular new fountain will refresh your spirit. Stroll the beach for a shell or two. Bike through Galveston’s historic neighborhoods nearby.
2 stars out of 5 stars
(409) 763-2375
3618 Seawall Boulevard, Gavleston, Texas, 77550

San Luis Resort and Spa
Set on 30 acres, this Galveston Island beachfront resort faces the Gulf of Mexico, 1 block from the convention center, and less than 3 miles from The Strand’s amusements and attractions. Spa treatments can be performed in private treatment rooms, guestrooms, or by the tropical pool with its 50-ton rock waterfall, heated grotto spa tub, rental cabanas, and swim-up bar. Guestrooms provide private balconies with views of the Gulf. Amenities include bathrobes, complimentary wireless Internet access, complimentary newspapers, and turndown service.
4 stars out of 5 stars
(409) 744-1500
5222 Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, Texas, 77551

Inn at the Waterpark
Situated less than a mile from Moody Gardens in Galveston, this two-story inn is 40 miles from Houston Hobby International Airport. Guests at Inn at The Waterpark have access to an outdoor swimming pool, and laundry facilities all in a smoke-free environment. Guestrooms at Inn at The Waterpark have microwaves, refrigerators, and coffeemakers.
2 stars out of 5 stars
(409) 740-1155
2525 Jones Drive, Galveston, Texas, 77554

Harbor House
Overlooking the water, this Galveston hotel is adjacent to the Historic Strand District. Other Harbor House amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access and meeting space that can accommodate groups of up to 200 people. Nautical-style guestrooms at the Harbor House offer views of the harbor, coffee/tea makers, and cable/satellite television.
2.5 stars out of 5 stars
(409) 763-3321
At pier 21 # 28, Galveston, Texas, 77550

Baymont Inn & Suites
This Galveston hotel is located 3 miles from the cruise terminal and 0.5 mile from the Galveston Island Convention Center. Baymont Inn & Suites provides a business center, complimentary parking for guests on cruises, and a complimentary buffet breakfast. All guestrooms at the Baymont Inn & Suites Galveston have pillowtop mattresses, microwaves, compact refrigerators, in-room safes, and hair dryers.
2.5 stars out of 5 stars
(409) 744-3000
2826 63rd Street, Galveston, Texas, 77551

Super 8 Motel
This hotel is 1 block from the beach and 3.5 miles from downtown Galveston. Super 8 Motel – Galveston has an outdoor pool, spa tub, complimentary Continental breakfast, guest laundry facilities, and business services. All Super 8 Motel – Galveston guestrooms have dial-up Internet access, cable TV, clock radios, mini-refrigerators, microwave ovens, and hair dryers.
2 stars out of 5 stars
(409) 740-6640
2825 1/2 B 61st Street, Galveston, Texas, 77551

Holiday Inn Galveston
This Galveston, Texas hotel is on the Galveston Island beach, a half-mile from Galveston Island Convention Center. Holiday Inn Galveston-On the Beach offers a restaurant and lounge; an outdoor pool with a children’s pool; and a complimentary airport shuttle. Holiday Inn Galveston-On the Beach rooms offer coffeemakers, compact refrigerators, and complimentary wireless Internet access.
3 stars out of 5 stars
(409) 740-3581
5002 Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, Texas 77551

Beachcomber Inn
This Galveston hotel is 1 block from the beach, close to major local attractions, and 40 miles from Hobby Airport. Hotel highlights at Beachcomber Inn include an outdoor pool, laundry facilities, and complimentary Continental breakfast. Guestrooms at this Galveston hotel are equipped with satellite television and complimentary high-speed Internet access.
2 stars out of 5 stars
(409) 744-7133
2825 61st Street, Galveston, Texas, 77551

Casa del Mar Beachfront Suites
This family-friendly hotel is located on Galveston Island’s Seawall, 4 miles from the downtown Strand National Historic Landmark District. Among amenities at Casa Del Mar Beachfront Suites are an outdoor swimming pool, picnic area, laundry facilities, and free parking. Suites at this Galveston hotel feature pay movies, dial-up Internet access, voice mail, microwaves, refrigerators, and coffeemakers.
3 stars out of 5 stars
(409) 740-2431
6102 Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, Texas, 77551

Comfort Suites Galveston
Located 2 miles from the Lone Star Flight Museum, this hotel is also 6 miles from the Galveston County Historical Museum. Amenities at the Comfort Suites Galveston include an outdoor swimming pool, complimentary parking, and Complimentary Continental breakfast. Comfort Suites Galveston guestrooms offer cable/satellite TV, kitchens with refrigerators, microwaves, and wireless Internet access.
2.5 stars out of 5 stars
(409) 741-9977
3606 89th Street, Galveston, Texas, 77554

Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort Galveston Beach
This hotel on the Galveston Island beach is a mile from Stewart Beach Park and within 5 miles of Aquarium at Moody Gardens. This Holiday Inn offers a restaurant and lounge; an outdoor pool with swim-up bar, and complimentary wireless Internet access. Holiday Inn SunSpree Galveston Beach rooms offer coffeemakers, compact refrigerators, and high-speed Internet access.
3 stars out of 5 stars
(877) 786-9480
1702 Seawall Boulevard, Galvestion, Texas, 77551

Candlewood Suites Galveston
This Candlewood Suites is 6 miles from the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig and Museum, and 10 miles from Galveston Country Club. The Candlewood Suites Galveston offers a fitness center and laundry facilities; high-speed Internet access is complimentary. Guestrooms at this Galveston, Texashotel offer complimentary wireless Internet access and cable TV with premium channels.
2 stars out of 5 stars
(877) 865-6581
808 61st, Galveston, Texas, 77551

La Quinta Galveston
This hotel overlooks the Gulf in Galveston’s entertainment district; Stewart Beach is 4 blocks away, and the Bishop’s Palace (historic home/museum) is 7 blocks away. La Quinta Galveston offers a daily complimentary Continental breakfast that includes coffee, pastries, yogurt, fresh fruit, milk, and juices. Rooms at La Quinta Galveston offer cable TV with HBO; coffeemakers, hairdryers, irons, ironing boards, and phones with voicemail. Local calls and high-speed Internet access are complimentary.
2 stars out of 5 stars
(409) 763-1224
1402 Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, Texas, 77550

Springhill Suites by Marriott Galveston
Galveston Island Convention Center and Galveston College are both less than 3 miles from this Galveston, Texas hotel. Springhill Suites by Marriott Galveston has an indoor pool, a spa tub, and fitness center. A Continental breakfast is offered daily. Guestrooms at Springhill Suites by Marriott Galveston feature cable TV with HBO and complimentary Wireless Internet access.
3 stars out of 5 stars
(409) 740-9443
6303 Broadway, Galveston, Texas, 77551

Comfort Inn and Suites Stewart Beach Galveston
Located adjacent to Stewart Beach, this Galveston, Texas hotel is also 0.75 mile from Apffel Beach Park and East Beach. Amenities and facilities at Comfort Inn and Suites Stewart include a pool and complimentary Continental breakfast and wireless Internet access. Comfort Inn and Suites Stewart’s guestrooms offer coffeemakers, cable TV, hair dryers, and complimentary local calls.
2 stars out of 5 stars
(409) 766-7070
102 Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, Texas, 77550

The Tremont House – A Wyndham Historic Hotel
In Galveston’s Strand Historic District, this European-style hotel is within 4 blocks of the 1894 Grand Opera House and Strand Theater. The Tremont House – A Wyndham Historic Hotel provides a rooftop terrace with views of the harbor, a fitness center, banquet facilities, and a restaurant. The Tremont House rooms feature antique-style furnishings, hardwood floors, and high ceilings with fans. Beds have plush pillowtop mattresses.
4 stars out of 5 stars
(409) 763-0300
2300 Ships Mechanic Row, Galveston, Texas, 77550

Econo Lodge Galveston
Located 2 miles from the cruise boat terminal, this Galveston hotel is also 2 miles from the Duck Tours and the Strand District. Amenities and facilities at the Econo Lodge Galveston include complimentary Continental breakfast, an outdoor swimming pool, and a spa tub. Econo Lodge Galveston’s guestrooms offer cable TV with HBO, wake-up calls, and complimentary wireless Internet access.
1.5 stars out of 5 stars
(409) 750-9400
3924 Avenue U, Galveston, Texas 77551

Galveston Days Inn
This Galveston hotel is off the Interstate, within a few miles of the Historic Strand District. The Galveston Days Inn offers RV and truck parking, a fitness center, and an outdoor pool. All Galveston Days Inn guestrooms provide free local calls and cable TV with premium channels. Refrigerators are available upon request.
1.5 stars out of 5 stars
(409) 740-2491
6107 Broadway, Galveston, Texas 77551

Howard Johnson Express Inn
Just off I-45, this hotel is about 4 miles from the Port of Galveston cruise terminal and the Texas Seaport Museum. Howard Johnson Express Inn – Galveston Texas offers a complimentary Continental breakfast and up to 7 days of complimentary parking for cruisers. All guestrooms at Howard Johnson Express Inn – Galveston Texas include complimentary local calls and cable TV with HBO.
1.5 stars out of 5 stars
(409) 744-1100
8216 Harborside Drive, Galveston, Texas 77554

Hawthorn Suites at the Victorian
Located on the Seawall of Galveston Island, this hotel is two miles from Moody Gardens and 7 miles from the ferry. Hawthorn Suites at The Victorian guests can enjoy 2 outdoor pools, 3 spa tubs, lighted tennis courts, a fitness room, and a picnic pavilion. One-bedroom suites at Hawthorn Suites at The Victorian have separate sitting areas, kitchens, and balconies with gulf views.
2.5 stars out of 5 stars
(409) 740-3555
6300 Swawall Boulevard, Galveston, Texas

Ramada Limited
Located right on the beach, this Galveston hotel is 1 mile from the Strand Historic District. Ramada Limited Galveston serves complimentary continental breakfast and has an outdoor pool on site. Guestrooms at Ramada Limited Galveston offer cable TV with premium channels and have coffeemakers, hair dryers, and irons with boards.
1.5 stars out of 5 stars
(409) 762-1166
2300 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Texas, 77550


Bed and Breakfasts

Grace Manor
The elegant Grace Manor, built in 1905, features exquisite stained glass, exotic woodwork and striking antiques. Located in the East End Historic District, it is within walking distance to The Downtown/Strand shopping area. King size beds, full gourmet breakfasts and complimentary hospitality suite are a few of the offered amenities.
(409) 621-1662
1702 Postoffice

Coppersmith Inn
Charming 1887 Romantic Victorian home for that special time & special experience on Galveston Island. Enjoy the comfortable relaxing atmosphere. With five bedrooms, exquisite heirloom antiques and private baths. Full hardy country breakfast served family style. Honeymoon & Anniversary packages, copper roses, free movies, colorful gift certificates, and carriage rides.
(409) 763-7004
1914 Avenue M

The Villa Bed & Breakfast
Located in the Silk Stocking Historic District, this charming Mediterranean style home was built in early 1900 and has been fully restored and updated with today’s comforts and conveniences. The Villa has three comfortable bedrooms, with antiques and private baths located upstairs.
(409) 766-1722
1723 25th St.

The Garden Inn
Nestled among the palms and oaks in the heart of the East End Historical District, the Garden Inn offers unique lodging in a relaxed setting. A short walk or bike ride will find you in the Strand shopping and theatre district or the beach. A dip in the hot tub or pool will complete a perfect day.
(409) 770-0592
1601 Ball St.

Coastal Dreams Bed & Breakfast
Built in 1887, this beautiful historic home survived the devastation of the 1900 storm and still proudly boasts many of the original features. Come and stay in a romantic and relaxing atmosphere, and enjoy the personal attention and special touches that only a B&B can provide.
(409) 770-0270
3602 Avenue P

Avenue O
Avenue O is a 1923 Mediterranean style home located in the Historic Silk Stocking District four blocks from the beach and just minutes from the Strand. Situated on a third of an acre of lush tropical foliage, Avenue O offers uniquely themed accommodations with double Jacuzzis and private decks which are certain to get you in touch with your romantic side.
(409) 762-2868
2323 Avenue O

Lost Bayou Guesthouse
This 1896 historic bed & breakfast is a 1900 hurricane survivor, raised and remodeled in 1906. It is centrally located to the beach, the famous Historic Strand District, cruise terminals, and many quality restaurants. Enjoy a relaxing environment in our home with country flair and a Continental Breakfast.
(409) 770-0688
1607 Avenue L

Inn at 1816 Postoffice
This 1886 Victorian beauty is located just one block from the Historic Strand Shopping District. Furnished throughout with antiques, our luxurious rooms are perfect for your special getaway. Jacuzzis, a full breakfast, and late afternoon refreshments are a few of the extras offered for your pleasure. Romantic packages are available.
(409) 765-9444
1816 Postoffice St.

Victorian Bed & Breakfast Inn
The Victorian Bed & Breakfast is Galveston’s first and finest bed and breakfast, circa 1899. The Inn fills the requirements of rest and relaxation to perfection! The Inn boasts three beautifully-decorated suites, each with a private bath: Zacary’s Suite, Mauney’s Suite, and the Garden Apartment. Also available are three King-sized bedrooms, with a shared central-hallway bath. These include Laura’s Room, Sydney’s Room, and Issac’s Room. Exceptional accommodations are now available in one of Galveston Island’s most beautiful mansions.
(409) 762-3235
511 17th St.

Mermaid & The Dolphin
The Mermaid & Dolphin is extraordinary. The luxurious resort, once the Texas Governor’s Summer Mansion, is a breathtaking paradise offering Island visitors an exquisite sanctuary of seclusion, romance and adventure. Relax your body, rejuvenate your mind and re-discover yourself at Galveston’s Tropical Romantic Getaway…located just 10 blocks from Galveston’s Seawall beaches. The luxury resort with a comfortable laid-back Island attitude! Experience the magic and romance of the Mermaid & Dolphin!
(409) 762-1561
1103 33rd St.

The Queen Anne
Built in 1905, The Queen Anne features original stained glass windows, twelve-foot ceilings, exquisite inlaid wood floors, pocket doors and has many fine antiques throughout. The Queen Anne Bed & Breakfast is ideally located within walking distance of the historic downtown Galveston Strand shopping area, theaters, many fine and casual restaurants, cruise ship terminal and beaches.
(409) 763-7088
1915 Sealy St


Beach Houses and Bay Houses

Ocean Cottage above the Longest Fishing Pier in Texas! – This is a spacious 3 bedroom/1 bath cottage located over the longest Fishing Pier in Texas. With Ocean views from every window and a view of the city from the water, its like vacationing on a boat without the cramped quarters and the sea sickness! Comfortable living space, DVR satellite TV, and WiFi are included. There are many activities within walking distance. Schlitterbahn, Moody Gardens, and the Airport Museum are only a few miles away. PutPut Golf, a bungy chair ride, and the movie theatre are across the street. And the beach is just below.

The main theme of the pier is fishing but it is also a great place to relax. 1140 ft out into the Gulf you can see dolphins, watch the sea birds dive for fish, and when the water is clear enough see the fish stealing bait! Sea turtle sitings are not uncommon. There is a picture of one accidentally hooked and brought on the pier pictured on our website.

Kids love the pier. There are all types of fish, crab, shark, stingray, and turtle. Call with any questions at (409)682-5781. Rate: $199-$249/night High Season; $175/night Low Season (Nov-April)

Casa en la Bahia – Bright, airy & relaxing canal home with spacious decks overlooking the west bay & sunsets. Great area for fishing & crabbing!!! This home also has a pool table!

Sand and Sea Realty – Sand and Sea specializes in properties on the West end of Galveston Island. They list homes for sale and homes for rent. 4127 Pirates Beach, 13706 FM 3005, Galveston, Texas 77554, Phone: 800-880-2554 or 409-737-2556

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