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The top hotels in Galveston, USA

We ranked the top hotels in Galveston, Texas, USA based on an unbiased analysis of awards, expert recommendations, and user ratings.

Located on Galveston Beach, this Best Western features free WiFi and a continental breakfast. Guests can relax and watch movies with cable TV in the rooms at Best Western Galveston West Beach Hotel. A refrigerator and coffee-making facilities are ot...

Guests liked the large rooms, though some said cleanliness & maintenance could be improved. Some guests mentioned bathroom cleanliness could be improved. Rooms had views & kitchenettes. Near the beach; sightseeing, restaurants & bars near...

461 guest reviews

Located just 300 metres from the Gulf of Mexico, Baymont Inn & Suites Galveston offers spacious rooms and free WiFi throughout the property. Guests have access to an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness centre. The property's rooms are equipped with ...

Guests liked the large, clean rooms, though some commented maintenance could be improved. Near the beach; shopping nearby. Guests noted the affordable parking. Guests appreciated the friendly, professional staff. Guests spoke highly of the reception ...

for couples

Located off Interstate 45, this Galveston, Texas hotel offers a daily continental breakfast and rooms with free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV. The beach is located directly across from this non-smoking hotel. A microwave, fridge and coffee maker are pr...

Excellent choice for couples.

Located directly on the beach, this Galveston, Texas hotel provides spacious rooms featuring private balconies and refrigerators. Schlitterbahn Waterpark and Moody Gardens are a 10 minute drive away. Holiday Inn Resort Galveston - On The Beach provi...

Rooms had views. Some guests mentioned bathroom cleanliness could be improved. Some guests commented maintenance could be improved. Near the beach; shopping, sightseeing, restaurants & bars nearby. Easily accessible by car; guests noted the affor...

Located on Galveston Island, this resort is set on 242 acres of lush tropical gardens. It boasts a living rainforest, an aquarium and a 3-D theatre. Guests can swim in the outdoor pool, complete with a swim-up bar. The on-site fitness centre features...

Guests liked the large, updated rooms, though some commented maintenance could be improved. Rooms had views. Some guests mentioned bathroom cleanliness could be improved. Near the beach; sightseeing nearby. Guests appreciated the friendly, profession...

340 guest reviews

Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark is just 2 minutes’ drive from this hotel, which also has an outdoor pool. A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily. Free Wi-Fi is available in every room at the Inn at the Waterpark. A cable TV...

Guests liked the large, clean rooms, though some said they were dated & maintenance could be improved. Some guests said the bathrooms were small & cleanliness could be improved. Sightseeing nearby. .

Steps from beautiful beaches on the Gulf of Mexico, this Galveston, Texas hotel offers an outdoor pool and an on-site bar and restaurant. Scholes International Airport at Galveston is 15 minutes’ drive away. Free Wi-Fi, a cable TV and a mini-refri...

Rooms had views. Some guests commented cleanliness & maintenance could be improved. Some guests mentioned bathroom cleanliness could be improved. Near the beach; shopping, restaurants & bars nearby. Guests appreciated the friendly staff. Gues...

200 guest reviews

Located on beautiful Galveston Island, this hotel offers classically furnished rooms with a cable TV and work desk. It features an outdoor pool and is 8.5 miles from Scholes International Airport. Offering a simple design, all rooms at Scottish Inn...

Featuring a full service spa and an outdoor heated pool, this luxury resort is located on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico just 5 minutes’ drive from Central Galveston. Free Wi-Fi is provided. Rooms are classically decorated with warm colours and ...

Rooms had views. Some guests commented the rooms were small & dated, and that maintenance could be improved. Some guests said the bathrooms were small & cleanliness could be improved. Near the beach; shopping, sightseeing, restaurants & b...

The Quality Inn & Suites Beachfront hotel is located in a tropical setting, directly across the street from the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. This hotel is convenient to many of the area's popular attractions like the historic Grand 1894 Opera House, Moo...

Guests liked the clean rooms, though some commented maintenance could be improved. Rooms had views & TVs. Some guests mentioned bathroom cleanliness could be improved. Near the beach; shopping, sightseeing, restaurants & bars nearby. Guests a...

Located adjacent to Galveston Island Beach, this hotel features an indoor pool and hot tub. Free WiFi and a complimentary breakfast are also provided at Comfort Inn and Suites Galveston. A flat-screen cable TV, work desk, refrigerator and microwave ...

The Tremont House is just 5 minutes’ drive from Galveston Beach. Guests at this hotel will enjoy a flat-screen TV and an iPod docking station in each room. Free Wi-Fi and cable TV are included in the classically decorated guestrooms of this Galves...

Rooms had views. Some guests mentioned bathroom cleanliness could be improved. Shopping, sightseeing, restaurants & bars nearby. Easily accessible by car. Guests appreciated the friendly staff. Some guests said housekeeping could be improved. .

170 guest reviews

Free WiFi and an outdoor swimming pool are featured at this motel. It is adjacent to the Galveston Sea Wall. A cable TV is provided in each room at Travelodge Galveston. Complete with a microwave, the rooms also have a refrigerator and a coffee mach...

462 guest reviews

Located adjacent to the Galveston Sea Wall and Gaido's Seafood Restaurant, this beachfront accommodation offers free WiFi and a complimentary hot breakfast with options such as fresh fruit, eggs, pancakes, breakfast tacos and waffles. A flat-screen ...

174 guest reviews

The Harbor House Hotel and Marina is located on the Galveston Bay Harbor and features a daily continental breakfast. A microwave and refrigerator are provided in each room. Free Wi-Fi and cable TV are included in all of the traditionally decorated g...

Guests liked the large, clean, updated rooms, though some said maintenance could be improved. Rooms had views. Guests liked the large bathrooms, though some said cleanliness could be improved. Near the city center & beach; shopping, sightseeing, ...

The 15 hotels near Galveston downtown

The Tremont House is just 5 minutes’ drive from Galveston Beach. Guests at this hotel will enjoy a flat-screen TV and an iPod docking station in each room. Free Wi-Fi and cable TV are included in the classically decorated guestrooms of this Galves...

Rooms had views. Some guests mentioned bathroom cleanliness could be improved. Shopping, sightseeing, restaurants & bars nearby. Easily accessible by car. Guests appreciated the friendly staff. Some guests said housekeeping could be improved. .

Located: 0.3 km from center.

174 guest reviews

The Harbor House Hotel and Marina is located on the Galveston Bay Harbor and features a daily continental breakfast. A microwave and refrigerator are provided in each room. Free Wi-Fi and cable TV are included in all of the traditionally decorated g...

Guests liked the large, clean, updated rooms, though some said maintenance could be improved. Rooms had views. Guests liked the large bathrooms, though some said cleanliness could be improved. Near the city center & beach; shopping, sightseeing, ...

Located: 0.7 km from center.

0 guest reviews

Set 900 metres from Pleasure Pier and 7 km from Moody Gardens, Casa Rosa East offers accommodation in Galveston. Guests benefit from patio. There is a seating area, a dining area and a kitchen complete with a dishwasher, an oven and a microwave. A f...

Located: 1.3 km from center.

A flat-screen cable TV is offered in Galveston’s Original East End Rental Cottage. Free WiFi access is available throughout this holiday home. This holiday home features a full kitchen with dark wooden cabinets, stainless steel appliances and gran...

Located: 1.4 km from center.

Featuring a full service spa and an outdoor heated pool, this luxury resort is located on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico just 5 minutes’ drive from Central Galveston. Free Wi-Fi is provided. Rooms are classically decorated with warm colours and ...

Rooms had views. Some guests commented the rooms were small & dated, and that maintenance could be improved. Some guests said the bathrooms were small & cleanliness could be improved. Near the beach; shopping, sightseeing, restaurants & b...

Located: 1.5 km from center.

24 guest reviews

Located 5 minutes' walk from the attractions at Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, this motel features free WiFi access. Cable TV is provided in each room at Rosenberg Motel. Complete with a microwave, the rooms also have a refrigerator. Free...

Located: 1.6 km from center.

Steps from beautiful beaches on the Gulf of Mexico, this Galveston, Texas hotel offers an outdoor pool and an on-site bar and restaurant. Scholes International Airport at Galveston is 15 minutes’ drive away. Free Wi-Fi, a cable TV and a mini-refri...

Rooms had views. Some guests commented cleanliness & maintenance could be improved. Some guests mentioned bathroom cleanliness could be improved. Near the beach; shopping, restaurants & bars nearby. Guests appreciated the friendly staff. Gues...

Located: 1.6 km from center.

Mere feet from the Gulf of Mexico, this Galveston hotel offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs with premium cable channels. Guests can lounge near the outdoor swimming pool available on the property. Tea and coffee-making facilities are in...

Some guests commented the rooms were small & maintenance could be improved. Some guests said the bathrooms were small & cleanliness could be improved. Near the beach; restaurants & bars nearby. Guests appreciated the friendly staff. Guest...

Located: 1.7 km from center.

Located on historic Galveston Island, this hotel overlooks the Gulf of Mexico and is just across the street from the beach. The hotel features an on-site bar, restaurant and an outdoor pool. Free Wi-Fi access and a flat-screen TV are included in eve...

Rooms had views. Some guests said the bathrooms were small & cleanliness could be improved. Guests liked the updated rooms, though some said maintenance could be improved. Near the beach; shopping, sightseeing, restaurants & bars nearby. Gues...

Located: 1.7 km from center.

91 guest reviews

Located less than a 5 minutes' walk from Poretto Beach, this Galveston motel offers free WiFi. The property is 1.5 km from East End Historic District and 2 km from Moody Mansion Museum. A TV with access to cable and satellite channels is provided in...

Located: 1.9 km from center.

169 guest reviews

Offering an outdoor pool and a restaurant, Pearl Inn is located in Galveston. Free WiFi access is available. Featuring a view of the pool, each room here will provide you with air conditioning and a terrace. The private bathroom comes with a bath or...

Located: 1.9 km from center.

Featuring free Wi-Fi and a complimentary breakfast, this hotel is a 5 minutes' walk from Pleasure Pier. A cable TV is provided in each room at Country Inn and Suites Galveston Beach. Complete with a microwave, the rooms also include a refrigerator a...

Rooms had views. Some guests mentioned bathroom cleanliness could be improved. Some guests said the rooms were dated & maintenance could be improved. Near the beach; shopping, sightseeing, restaurants & bars nearby. Guests appreciated the fri...

Located: 2 km from center.

0 guest reviews

Situated a 9-minute walk from Pleasure Pier and 6 km Moody Gardens, Castaway Cottage is a holiday home with a kitchen in Galveston. Guests have a private patio. This holiday home will provide guests with 3 bedrooms, a TV and air conditioning. Towels...

Located: 2 km from center.

0 guest reviews

Located 1.7 km from Pleasure Pier, A Coastal Cottage offers accommodation in Galveston. Guests benefit from terrace. The kitchen has a dishwasher. A flat-screen TV and DVD player are provided. There is a private bathroom with a bath or shower. Mood...

Located: 2 km from center.

General information about Galveston

Galveston is an island city on the Gulf Coast of Texas. It’s known for Moody Gardens, where giant glass pyramids house sharks, monkeys and other animals. Amusement rides and restaurants line Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier on the south shore. West is bird-rich Galveston Island State Park, with its trails, kayak launches and fishing spots. Stewart Beach and East Beach are on the island’s eastern end.

Airports in Galveston

William P. Hobby Airport (HOU)

William P. Hobby Airport is an international airport in Houston, Texas, 7 miles from downtown Houston.

George Bush Houston Airport (IAH)

Address: 2800 N Terminal Rd, Houston, TX 77032, United States
George Bush Intercontinental Airport, is an international airport in Houston, Texas, United States, under class B airspace, serving the Greater Houston metropolitan area, the fifth-largest metropolitan area in the United States.

What to see in Galveston - top places to visit in Galveston

Moody Gardens

Moody Gardens is an educational tourist destination, with a golf course and hotel in Galveston, Texas which opened in 1986. The non-profit destination uses nature to educate and excite visitors about conservation and wildlife.

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Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier

Old-fashioned waterfront amusement area with rides for all ages, games of skill & boardwalk eats.
Type: Aquarium
Address: 2501 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77550, United States

Bishop's Palace

The Bishop's Palace, also known as Gresham's Castle, is an ornate 19,082 square feet Victorian-style house, located on Broadway and 14th Street in the East End Historic District of Galveston, Texas.

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Willis-Moody Mansion

The Moody Mansion, also known as the Willis-Moody Mansion, is a historic residential building in Galveston, Texas located at 2618 Broadway Street. The thirty-one room Romanesque mansion was completed in 1895.

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The Grand 1894 Opera House

The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston, Texas is currently operated as a not-for-profit performing arts theatre. The Romanesque Revival style Opera House is located at 2020 Post Office Street in Galveston's Historic Downtown Cultural Arts District.

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Lone Star Flight Museum

The Lone Star Flight Museum, located in Galveston, Texas in the United States, is an aerospace museum that displays more than 40 historically significant aircraft and many hundreds of artifacts related to the history of flight.

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Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum

The Ocean Star Offshore Oil Rig & Museum, located in Galveston, Texas, is a museum dedicated to the offshore oil and gas industry.
Type: Museum in Galveston, Texas
Address: 2002 Wharf Rd, Galveston, TX 77550, United States

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Galveston Railroad Museum

The Galveston Railroad Museum is a railroad museum owned and operated by the Center for Transportation and Commerce, a non-profit organization.
Type: Museum in Galveston, Texas

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Seawolf Park

Seawolf Park is a memorial to USS Seawolf, a United States Navy Sargo-class submarine mistakenly sunk by U.S. Navy forces in 1944 during World War II. It is located on Pelican Island, just north of Galveston, Texas, in the United States.

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Galveston Island State Park

Galveston Island State Park is a Texas state park located on western Galveston Island in Galveston County, on the western Gulf Coast in Texas.
Type: State Park
Address: 14901 Farm to Market 3005, Galveston, TX 77554, United States

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Elissa

The tall ship Elissa is a three-masted barque. She is currently moored in Galveston, Texas, and is one of the oldest ships sailing today.

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Strand Historic District

The Strand Historic District, also known as the Strand District, in downtown Galveston, Texas, is a National Historic Landmark District of mainly Victorian era buildings that now house restaurants, antique stores, and curio shops.

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Ashton Villa

Ashton Villa is a fully restored, historic home located on the corner of 24th and Broadway in Galveston, Texas, United States. Constructed in 1859, it was one of the first brick structures in Texas.

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St. Joseph's Church

St. Joseph's Church is a historic church at 2202 Avenue K in Galveston, Texas. It is the oldest German Catholic church in Texas and one of the oldest buildings in Galveston.
Type: Building in Galveston, Texas

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Point Bolivar Light

Point Bolivar Light is a historic lighthouse in Port Bolivar, Texas, that was built in 1872. It served for 61 years before being retired in 1933, when its function was replaced by a different light.

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St. Mary Cathedral Basilica

St. Mary Cathedral Basilica, also known as St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica is a Roman Catholic place of worship situated in Galveston, Texas.
Type: Galveston, Texas
Address: 2011 Church St, Galveston, TX 77550, United States

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Grace Episcopal Church

Grace Episcopal Church is a historic church at 1115 36th Street in Galveston, Texas. It was built in 1894 and added to the National Register in 1975.
Type: Galveston, Texas
Address: 1115 36th St, Galveston, TX 77550, United States

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Pelican Island

Pelican Island is an island located in Galveston County, Texas. It is part of the city of Galveston and is linked to Galveston Island by the Pelican Island causeway.

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San Luis Pass

San Luis Pass is a strait of water at the south-western end of Galveston Island off the shores of the U.S. state of Texas. It connects the sheltered waters of West Bay to the open Gulf of Mexico.

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