GALVESTON, TEXAS PROPERTY EST. 1911 • NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES Overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, the renowned Hotel Galvez & Spa offers magnificent architecture and an exquisite Gulf view setting. Widely regarded as the Queen of the Gulf from its opening in 1911, the hotel flourished as a quintessential retreat during the Jazz Age and the Big Band Era. Noted guests have included Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower, Lyndon Johnson, and General Douglas MacArthur. Steeped in history and reborn through a multi-million-dollar renovation, including the addition of a 10,000-square-foot, full-service spa, this historic hotel offers the charm and elegance of Galveston’s heritage. The hotel’s Hall of History and free tour app offers an overview of the only historic beachfront hotel on the Texas Gulf Coast and Galveston’s colorful past. The hotel is named after Bernardo de Galvez, the Spanish Colonial governor who first chartered the Texas Gulf Coast. In 2011, the hotel celebrated its 100-year anniversary. ORIGINAL HOTEL CLASSIC SERVICE TRADITIONAL DÉCOR SPANISH COLONIAL REVIVAL AMENITIES 224 guestrooms tastefully appointed in rich colors. Each with island or ocean views, plush linens, complimentary Wi-Fi, iPod® docking station, high-definition Tvs, Gilchrist & Soames® bath products and Wolfgang Puck coffee and teas. Full-service spa, salon, meditation garden, heated pool with swim-up bar, hot tub, gift shop, complimentary bicycle rentals, and beaches. Golf and tennis privileges at the Galveston Country Club. DINING Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, the Galvez Bar & Grill features delicious fresh seafood and Texas regional cuisine and an scrumptious Sunday champagne brunch. The bar is perfect for relaxing and socializing. Efficient room service is also available. LOCATION On the beautiful Gulf of Mexico, in the coastal city of Galveston, Texas. Six historic districts nearby, which include The Strand, historic mansions, and museums. William P. Hobby Airport: 40 miles, 40 minutes. George Bush Int’l Airport: 70 miles, 75 minutes. 2024 Seawall Boulevard Galveston, TX 77550 T 409.765.7721
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