Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center

Galveston Hotel
Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center #2 of 55 hotels in Galveston #2 of 55 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


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

Food and drink

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


  • 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

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


  • Free newspaper
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Turndown service


  • 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

2,111 Reviews #2 of 55 hotels in Galveston

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  • 2020 Certificate of Excellence

Recent Reviews

ChrissyAlaska wrote a review on August 03, 2020
Trip Type:

Guest Services Above & Beyond!!

We came for a birthday weekend & had some issues with the room, Eric Edwards (GS Manager) overheard my discontent while on an elevator and made it all right! He walked us to our room (while...
scwillzy wrote a review on August 02, 2020
Trip Type: Couples


My girl Gina was an absolute delight. Happy to help me and wonderful to chat with. Great place to stay and the staff was high grade material. Would recommend and will be staying here again next time...
niaqua c wrote a review on August 02, 2020 Houston, Texas
Trip Type: Couples

customer service

Expecting to eat dinner at the hotel we found out from Eric Edwards (guest service manager) that the restaurant was closed. Eric Took it upon his self to find a restaurant for our date night, make...


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