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Currently, Hotel Galvez is offering this hotel discount:
Stay 2 nights and get 20% off
(Valid Sunday through Thursday)/Offer Code: BPRS20
Subject to availability.
Thanksgiving "Turkey Day" Getaway
Leave the cooking to us and join Hotel Galvez & Spa for its Thanksgiving "Turkey Day" Getaway package for the holidays. The package includes a guest room for two at the historic Hotel Galvez & Spa, complimentary valet, Thanksgiving Day Brunch for two (Named One of 10 Best in Texas by Southern Living Magazine).
Galveston Holiday Getaway Package (Nov. 14, 2015 - Dec. 30, 2015)
Two-night, based on double occupancy
Let the Hotel Galvez & Spa be your choice for a "Holiday Getaway" as Galveston is transformed into the "Winter Wonder Island" of Texas, offering more than 1,000 magical holiday events to enjoy during the holiday season. Hotel Galvez & Spa is pleased to offer a Galveston Holiday Getaway Package Nov. 14 through Dec. 30, 2015. This package includes a $50 food and beverage credit, complimentary valet and a courtesy shuttle to the Historic Strand District which is known for its shopping and dining.
Events & News
Calendar of Events
Nov. 1, GHF Celebrates Architect
Nicholas Clayton's 175 Birthday Nov. 1, Halloween Concert by Galveston Symphony Orchestra at
The Grand 1894 Opera House Nov. 5-8,
Lone Star Motorcycle Rally Nov. 11, Veterans Day Salute at Seawolf Park
Nov. 14 - Jan. 10,
Moody Gardens Festival of Lights and Ice Land Ice Sculptures Nov. 14, Family Day at the
Ocean Star: What's on your plate? Nov. 20 - Dec. 12, The Boomerang Effect at Island
ETC Nov. 21, John Pinero in VINCE: The Life and Times of Vince Lombardi at
The Grand 1894 Opera House Nov. 22, Holiday Half Marathon
Nov. 27, Galveston Holiday Lighting Celebration at Hotel Galvez
Nov. 28, ArtWalk
Nov. 28, An Olde English Christmas with Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone at
The Grand 1894 Opera House
Dec. 4, Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol at
The Grand 1894 Opera House Dec. 4-6, 42nd Annual
Dickens on The Strand Dec. 5, Pipe Organ Extravaganza
Dec. 12, Nutcracker Afternoon Tea at
The Grand Dec. 12-13, Breakfast with the Sandhill Cranes
Dec. 12, Santa Train at Galveston Railroad Museum
Dec. 19, Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer, The Musical at
The Grand 1894 Opera House Dec. 20, Santa Hustle
Dec. 20, Tony Bennett at
The Grand 1894 Opera House Dec. 22, Merry Texas Christmas Y'all Ray Benson and Asleep at The Wheel at
The Grand 1894 Opera House Jan. 29 - Feb. 9, 2016, Mardi Gras! Galveston
Ten Reasons to Visit Galveston in the Fall: Read blog.
Top Ten Brunches in Galveston according to CultureTrip: Read blog.
Why you should stay at Hotel Galvez according to Stockpiling Moms: Read blog.
Sherman's Travel Blog: A perfect day in Galveston, TX. Read article.
Things to Do
The Bryan Museum, 1315 21st Street (10-minute walk from hotel) Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, 25th& Seawall (five-minute walk from hotel)
Railroad Museum, 25th& Strand in Moody Plaza
Pirates Legends of the Gulf Coast, 23rd& Strand
Haunted Mayfield Manor, 23rd& Strand
Sun Time Watersports/Jet Boat Thrill Rides, Pier 21
Texas Seaport Museum & 1877 Tall Ship Elissa, Pier 21
Pier 21 Theater, Pier 21
Seagull II Harbor Tours, Pier 21
Baywatch Dolphin Tours, Pier 21
Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, Pier 19
Moody Gardens, One Hope Blvd.
Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, 2026 Lockheed Dr.
Lone Star Flight Museum, 2002 Terminal Drive
Galveston Island State Park, FM 3005 (West of 13-mile Road)
Tips to make the most of your visit
Hotel Galvez offers complimentary bicycles for guests. Check out your bike through valet. Island Bicycle Company, 1808 Seawall, also offers children's bike and surrey rentals.
If you are visiting multiple attractions, visit
www.galvestonislandpass.com to receive 40% off 4 or more attractions. Relax and revive by enjoying a treatment at The Spa at Hotel Galvez. Call 409.515.2100 for reservations.
Reserve a cabana at the Galvez pool. Cabana rentals include a fruit tray, bottled water and personalized service.
If you are looking for a romantic spot to enjoy the sunset, then try The Rooftop Bar at The Tremont House, open Tuesday through Sunday (weather permitting). You must be over 21 for access.
Start or end your vacation with Sunday Brunch at Hotel Galvez. Advance reservations are recommended and available via Open Table or by calling the restaurant directly at 409.515.2145.
Enjoy the music of Jazz Duo Reg and Cary on Fridays and Saturdays from 5 to 10 p.m. in the Galvez Bar & Grill.