People flock to Galveston year-round for lots of reasons. They enjoy the beaches, attractions and wildlife for weeks at a time, or for just a night or two before setting off to cruise the Caribbean. Fortunately, the island offers a wide variety of accommodations, from swanky resorts and beach houses to budget-conscious lodging and cozy bed-and-breakfasts. Choosing the place that’s right for you may seem like an overwhelming task, but the Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau is happy to help! Call their toll-free visitor line (888-GAL-ISLE) for suggestions.
Hotels For Every Need
Whether you want luxury or just a clean place to crash after a day on the beach, Galveston has dozens of hotel options, most near the center of the island and major attractions.
Charming Bed and Breakfasts
Quaint and cozy, bed and breakfasts shouldn’t be overlooked. They offer all the comforts of home and are particularly suitable for couples seeking romantic getaways or picture-perfect places for weddings.
Family-Friendly Houses and Condos
These range from upscale condos with luxury amenities to beachfront homes that sleep entire families. Though situated all over the island, those on the West End offer a bit more privacy, as well as plenty of room (typically) for large groups.
Galveston Gearing Up for the Fourth of July, Island Style
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Dellanera RV Park Offers Hook-Up Sites Right on the Beach
Have you ever dreamed of having a home right on the beach? That’s what those visiting the island in an RV can have – so to speak. Read more.
GET ME, LLC Expands Into Galveston
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Ten Things to Do in Downtown Galveston
As a local, it is not at all uncommon to be asked “What is there to do in Galveston?” To me, it seems like such an odd question. The question really should be more like “What ISN’T there to do in Galveston?” Read more.
Summer Events on Galveston Island Bring Sand Castles, Corvettes and More
This summer, Galveston will be a hot spot for fun festivals and special events, including one of the nation’s largest sandcastle building competitions and Texas’ largest craft beer festival. Read more.
Get a Cost Break by Staying Mid-Week
Grab that suntan lotion and put on that sexy swimsuit! Beach season has arrived and Galveston is rolling out the red carpet – eh, make that sand and sea – for the thousands of beachgoers headed to the island. Read more.
Spring in Galveston Offers New Beaches, Adventures
Spring is here and the Galveston shore is calling your name. Answer it – and immerse yourself in new adventures, from flyboarding over the bay to horseback riding on the beach. Read more.
Historic Hotels Commemorate National Food Days
We all know that there is a “National Day” for virtually everything and that many celebrate food. Hotel Galvez & Spa and The Tremont House are embracing the fun by commemorating these national food days with special offers. Read more.
Galveston.com Partners with Expedia for Online Reservations
Galveston.com & Company is pleased to offer access to Galveston hotel inventory through the Expedia Affiliate Booking Program. Read more.
New Beaches, Restaurants & Attractions in Galveston for 2016 Spring and Summer Travel Seasons
Just in time for your spring break and summer getaways, Galveston Island will offer travelers plenty of new reasons to visit in 2016, including brand new beaches, attractions, restaurants and more. Read more.