Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center
The three glittering glass pyramids of Moody Gardens provide a striking backdrop for one of Galveston Island's premium resorts, the award-winning Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center. Long regarded as one of the best resorts in Galveston, Moody Gardens is known for its beautiful surroundings, attentive service, luxury amenities, and prime location near the beach and the area's most popular attractions.
Whether you're looking for a romantic getaway or a fun-filled family vacation, a wedding destination, or a conference location, the Moody Gardens Hotel provides the perfect setting. More than 420 guest rooms and 103,000 square feet of convention and meeting spaces sit among 242 acres of lush tropical gardens and revitalizing water features. The hotel’s heated pool with a swim-up bar, full-service fitness center with an indoor pool, luxury spa, and a wealth of casual and fine dining options combine to create a four-diamond experience.
Guest rooms are modern, bright, and spacious, with dazzling views of Moody Gardens’ pyramids, marina, and Galveston Bay. Visitors enjoy the many indulgent amenities provided, such as the plush robes in each room, spa-quality bathroom products, a luxurious pillow-top mattress and premium bedding, refrigerators and coffee makers, charging stations for mobile devices, complimentary Wi-Fi and satellite programming for a huge selection of in-room movies, twice daily housekeeping services with optional evening turndown. How about breakfast in bed or a late night snack? Pamper yourself with an order from the lavish room service menu, available round the clock.
How do you like to relax? Try a visit to the spa at Moody Gardens and let your stress melt away as you immerse yourself in a soothing hydrotherapy treatment followed by a serenity massage. Surrender to the tranquil setting and come away feeling renewed and refreshed.
Perhaps you prefer to unwind by spending time outdoors? If so, then play a round of golf on a world-class course with beautiful views. Book a tee time at the Moody Gardens Golf Course, considered one of the best public courses in Texas, and enjoy 18 holes of championship golf in a relaxing, tropical seaside setting. Or tackle our 5-tier Ropes Course and Zip Line that lets you choose the course. Once you make it to the top, glide across our zip line and enjoy a birds eye view of the Moody Gardens property.
When you're hungry for a meal to remember, head to the hotel's ninth floor where you'll find Shearn's Seafood and Prime Steaks, one of the best restaurants in Galveston. Shearn’s is a winner of AAA's "Four-Diamond Award of Excellence" and Trip Advisor's "Certificate of Excellence," “Most Romantic” and “Diners Choice” awards. Shearn's features Gulf-fresh seafood and premium steaks, expertly prepared and impeccably served in a modern, luxurious setting; a true fine dining experience. The Galveston resort also offers several casual dining options if you’re searching for breakfast, brunch, sandwiches, and snacks.
The resort’s main on-site attraction is the Moody Gardens theme park, which is housed within three distinct glass pyramids that contain special wonders to explore. Discover fascinating marine life in the Aquarium Pyramid, which recently underwent a $37 million renovation. Take in thousands of tropical plants, animals, birds, and reptiles in the Rainforest Pyramid; and interact with fun science exhibits in the Discovery Pyramid. The park also has a 3D IMAX movie theater, a 4D sensory theater, the Palm Beach waterpark (open seasonally), and a replica of an 1800’s-era paddleboat that offers cruises in Offatts Bayou daily.
Moody Gardens has so much to offer, you may never need to leave the premises. But if you do, Galveston offers an array of nearby attractions you won't want to miss. Take advantage of the hotel's complimentary scheduled transportation to the Beach, the Strand and Schlitterbahn Waterpark.
Discover for yourself why the award-winning Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center is one of the best hotels in Galveston.