Opened in 1911 and bestowed with the title "Queen of the Gulf," The Hotel Galvez, A Wyndham Grand Hotel, has been painstakingly restored to its original majesty and promises to reign supreme in Galveston, Texas, for years to come. This 8-story Spanish Colonial-style hotel is located on a barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico, 0.5 miles (0.8 kilometers) from downtown Galveston, and sits within 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) of the Galveston Convention and Visitor's Bureau, the Moody Civic Center, and Gallery Row. Houston Hobby Airport is 44 miles (71 kilometers) from the hotel.
The elegant lobby features mahogany wood beams across the ceiling. The lushly landscaped outdoor pool features a seasonal swim-up bar, private cabanas surrounding the pool, a poolside grill, and multiple spa tubs. The Spa at Hotel Galvez is a full-service spa with 10,000 square feet (929 square meters) of space that includes a 24-hour fitness facility. The smoke-free, business-friendly hotel offers 14,025 square feet (1,303 square meters) of elegant function space including 8 meeting rooms outfitted with modern technological support. A fee-based, 24-hour self-service business center is available, as is complimentary wireless Internet access. Chefs at Galvez Bar and Grill prepare traditional and nouvelle cuisine served in a romantic atmosphere with spectacular views of the beach and an endless ocean horizon. Complimentary use of bicycles is also at guests' disposal.
The 224 guestrooms of The Hotel Galvez, A Wyndham Grand Hotel, feature tones of lush greens, rich gold, and sepia furnishings reminiscent of the 1930s. The bathrooms pamper guests with etched glass paneling, scalloped sinks with porcelain faucets, and Carrera marble tile. Pillowtop mattresses, luxuriant bathrobes, and designer toiletries indulge guests. Cherry wood armoires feature a pullout, 42-inch flat-screen TV with premium cable channels. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access are available in all rooms. A laptop-compatible in-room safe is provided.