Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center

Galveston Hotel
Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center #4 of 57 hotels in Galveston #4 of 57 hotels in Galveston
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7 Hope Blvd Galveston, TX 77554

Why we like it

  • This is a dreamy island retreat with plenty of fresh sea air and beachside views
  • What an amazing family retreat, with kids activities like pancake art, s’mores, face painting, and giant games
  • The outdoor pool is a relaxing oasis, complete with poolside bar for mom and dad and a poolside snack bar with ice cream for the little ones
  • Staff go the extra mile to make things fun for your stay
  • Kids love the wave pool, the lazy river, the splash pad, and other water park attractions

What you need to know

  • There are several on-site dining options, including a coffee shop and full-service bar
  • Cozy bathrobes await in your room for nighttime relaxation
  • There are many attractions in the area, but some are not affiliated with the hotel
  • A breakfast buffet is available, but not included in your stay
  • The property is home to many seasonal events—check the calendar before your stay

Popular Houston Features

COVID-19 Protocols Free Breakfast Free Parking Pet Friendly On-site Bar On-site Restaurant Swimming Pool Free WiFi Airport Shuttle Family Friendly


On the edge of the Gulf of Mexico, this hotel is located on Galveston Island. This island paradise is home to many exciting attractions, including beaches, an aquarium, restaurants, and other amusements. The rest of Houston is approximately an hour away.

  • Distance to the beach: 100 yards
  • Distance to Space Center Houston: 30.5 miles
  • Within Walking Distance: Waterpark, aquarium, beach, and other attractions, plenty of restaurants, and more
  • Transportation: Bring your own car if you intend to visit anything but the island

Property Amenities

Property services

  • Laundry facilities
  • Elevator/lift
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Hair salon
  • ATM/banking
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Conference space
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Television in common areas
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Families welcome


  • Lazy river
  • Waterslide
  • Indoor pool
  • Indoor pool (surcharge)
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor pool (surcharge)
  • Shopping on site
  • Water park access (surcharge)
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Sauna
  • Sauna (surcharge)
  • Spa tub
  • Spa tub (surcharge)
  • 24-hour fitness facilities

Food and drink

  • Picnic area
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Swim-up bar
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Wedding services

Shuttles and transportation

  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)


  • Free self parking
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Free long-term parking

Business services

  • Computer station
  • Conference center
  • 24-hour business center

In-Room Amenities


  • Turndown service
  • Free newspaper
  • Daily housekeeping


  • Air conditioning
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Private bathroom
  • Private bathroom (not in room)
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • In-room safe
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • In-room safe (surcharge)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Desk
  • Heating

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator

Bedding and linens

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free)
  • Premium bedding


  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Designer toiletries

Media and electronics

  • Phone
  • Free local calls
  • LCD TV
  • Satellite TV service
  • Premium TV channels
  • Free WiFi
  • Free WiFi (limited) device count
  • Free WiFi (limited) duration
  • Free WiFi (limited) time
  • Pay movies


Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center

2,251 Reviews #4 of 57 hotels in Galveston

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Recent Reviews

michaelhearn12 wrote a review on September 09, 2021 Cypress, Texas
Trip Type: Business

Great for Business Meetings and Conference

I have to admit I believe Moody Gardens has stepped up its hospitality when it comes to a show/conference I've just attended there last week. Service and personal attention was excellent. The rooms...
coyr685 wrote a review on September 07, 2021 Houston, Texas
Trip Type:

Amazing weekend getaway

The service at Moody gardens hotel was outstanding. Started with valet they were friendly. Was greeted by Keylyn at the front desk. She remembered us from our last stay and asked about our kids...
Shannoncraig80 wrote a review on September 05, 2021
Trip Type: Friends getaway

Dynamite service

Dynamite service from Eric Edwards the Customer Service Manager. Went above and beyond, made sure our visit was his top priority. Charming and very welcoming, knowledgeable all activities. Can’t wait...


Deposit & Cancellation Policies

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