Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center

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Those in search of adventure will find it in abundance at the Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center on historic Galveston Island nestled among 242 acres of lush tropical gardens. The four diamond, full-service resort provides the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable meeting or special event experience, and also offers the ideal getaway for those looking for endless family fun or quality down time.

The resort features a first-class hotel with 428 updated guest rooms and 8 junior suites. The hotel's guest rooms are rooted in a philosophy of "bringing the outside in" and showcase a new color palette paired with deluxe fabrics and natural stone and wood furniture accents.

All of our easily accessible, non-smoking rooms offer plenty of space for families, couples or business travelers. Guest rooms are equipped with complimentary wireless internet access, an alarm clock that offers AM/FM radio and an iPod charging station (cord not included), a Sealey Euro-Top Mattress, My Earth bath amenities, two dual-line telephones, 37 inch flat screen tv, in-room movies, an oversized conversation area complete with a sofa that pulls out to reveal a queen sized bed, mini refrigerator, in-room coffee and coffee maker, iron and ironing board, lighted vanity mirror, hair dryer, in-room safe, two plush bath robes, writing desk, twice daily maid services with evening turndown (upon request), complimentary daily Galveston newspaper and express check-out. The room also features panoramic view of Moody Gardens Pyramids, Galveston Bay, the Moody Gardens Marina and residential communities.

The hotel's amenities include a Texas-size heated tropical pool with swim-up bar, adult lounge area and cabanas, full service spa, fine and casual dining, 24-hour service, indoor lap pool and fitness center, Garden Cay Activity room with billiards and large screen TVs, and signature golf at the Moody Gardens Golf Course. On-site attractions housed in three spectacular pyramids further enhance the Moody Gardens experience.

Shearn’s Seafood and Prime Steaks: Shearn's Seafood and Prime Steaks is one of only 11 Houston/Galveston area restaurants to receive AAA’s Four Diamond Award of Excellence and has done so each year since 2004. Located on the ninth floor, Shearn's Seafood and Prime Steaks is Galveston's finest restaurant unsurpassed both in cuisine and service with an upscale ambiance. Local Galvestonians flock to this Island oasis to enjoy signature dishes such as Shrimp Dejong and Lobster Bisque. Open Tuesday through Saturday for Dinner. Dressy casual attire required. No jeans, shorts, swimwear, cutoffs, tank tops or hats allowed in the dining area. Collared shirts and sandals are acceptable.

Shearn's Lounge is the perfect setting for afternoon and evening cocktails surrounded by truly spectacular views of the stunning Pyramids of Moody Gardens and the sunsets over Galveston Bay. Open Tuesday through Saturday in the afternoons. Dressy casual attire.

Cafe in the Park: Fantastic food, atmosphere and service await guests at the new Caf? in the Park restaurant. Caf? in the Park brings the outdoors inside with lush greenery and contemporary colors to create a park-like feel. Sit down and enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner in the open, airy environment, or sip a cup of your favorite Starbucks coffee and relax. Open from 6:30am to 10 pm daily, take a seat and enjoy a three egg omelet from the breakfast menu, Caf? in the Park burger from the lunch menu or fried jumbo Gulf shrimp from the dinner menu. On weekends, guests can enjoy the omelet/waffle bar and various buffets. This casual attire restaurant is located on the lobby level of Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center.

Amenities

  • Accessible Guestrooms
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beach View
  • Business Center
  • Cable/Satellite Television
  • Children's Activities
  • Complimentary Local Calls
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Elevator(s)
  • Express Check In/Out
  • Fitness Center
  • Front Desk Open 24 Hours
  • Golf Course
  • Ice Machine
  • In-Room Coffee Makers
  • In-Room Hairdryers
  • In-Room Irons & Ironing Boards
  • In-Room Refrigerators
  • Jacuzzi/Hot Tub (Outdoor)
  • Marina View
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Pool (Outdoor)
  • Poolside Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Spa
  • Wedding Services
  • Wi-Fi (Complimentary)

Recreation & More

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Beach, Pools & Marina

Relax and bask in the sun at our heated Texas-sized Tropical Pool with a Jacuzzi, swim-up bar, adult lounge areas, cabanas and poolside beds at our Galveston beach hotel. Blossom's, our poolside snack bar, offers casual cuisine, tropical beverages and ice cream. Summer time and holidays bring out special family fun at the poolside terrace as we bring out face-painting clowns games and a wide variety of entertainment. Our heated Indoor Lap Pool features two lanes, each three feet deep. For guest convenience, we have a full-body lift to get in and out of the water.

Our Marina has 12 slips and can accommodate boats up to 42 feet and 4 slips that can accommodate 60 feet or more. We charge $1.50 per foot Sunday - Thursday and $2.50 per foot on Fridays - Saturdays. Our summer promotion is book one night in the marina and the second night is free. Also booking a marina slip gives you full access to Palm Beach as well as the fitness center located in the Spa.

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Moody Gardens Golf Course

Introducing the Moody Gardens® Golf Course, formerly the Galveston Municipal Golf Course, featuring a $16 million comprehensive renovation by the renowned golf course architects of Jacobsen Hardy Golf Course Design. Revealed in June 2008, the Moody Gardens® Golf Course still features the best historical aspects of the original layout, while significantly improving certain holes and overall course flow. The renovation included new turf grass, green complexes, elevations, irrigation, drainage, cart paths, greens and a full clubhouse renovation.

Policies

  • Check-in Time: 4:00 PM
  • Check-out Time: 11:00 AM
  • Valet Parking: $18.00 per day