Top 8 Beachfront Hotels In Galveston, Texas - Updated 2024

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The beautiful city of Texas promises cool breeze of the sea, a historic vibe, and many fun things to do. The Strand district in downtown has some of the best-preserved façades from the historic era. Nowadays, you can find shops, restaurants, and art galleries here. William P. Hobby airport, the nearest airport, is about 40 minutes away from the city. You cannot miss a National Historic Landmark and museum named Bishop’s Palace, which is a significant Victorian mansion of the entire America. It is famous for its castle-like exterior made with sculpted granite, sandstone, and limestone, complete with turrets and towers. To dig into the history of this city, you can visit the museums here. Nature lovers have to visit Galveston Island State Park for birdwatching, kayaking, and fishing.

Yet, all these attractions cannot be compared to the gorgeous beaches of this city. If you’re wondering about where to stay in this city, check out some of the beachfront hotels in Galveston, Texas, for your next holiday.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and location with easy access to beach. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 09, 2024.

1. Beachfront Palms Hotel (from USD 59)

This amazing hotel has been remodeled recently with new furniture, lightings, beds, and bed linen. The huge windows flood the interiors with natural light, complementing its minimal yet modern décor. The rooms have comfortable beds, a cozy seating area, and a work desk. Each room also includes a microwave, fridge, coffee-maker, cable flat-screen TV, and free wi-fi. One of the main attractions of this hotel is the big outdoor pool. Other amenities include a 24-hour business center and coin-operated laundry. The huge sundeck is the place to enjoy the sun with the fresh air of the sea from the rooms with a beach view. The restaurant serves a continental breakfast every morning. It is located very conveniently, just one block from the Galveston Convention Center.

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Beachfront Palms Hotel Galveston

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille Visual Aid: Tactile

Address: 5914 Seawall Boulevard
41.23 km (25.7 mi) from Space Center Houston

Parking Pets allowed 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Business centre

2. La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Galveston East Beach (from USD 61)

This charming hotel features a perfect location just a few steps away from the popular East Beach. This beach is excellent for swimming or sunbathing, or you can also try adventure activities like kayaking. Its interior features an interesting color scheme, creating an amazing touch. Some of the rooms have a bright purple color scheme, with contrasting colored furniture. In addition to a private bathroom, each guestroom also has a work desk, coffee-maker, and ironing facilities. TVs with premium cable channels are available as well. There are special pet-friendly rooms if you want to travel with your pooch. In addition to an outdoor pool, other amenities also include a 24-hour reception desk and free parking spaces. A complimentary breakfast, called the Bright Side Breakfast, is served every morning.

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Wingate by Wyndham Galveston East Beach

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Tactile

Address: 1402 Seawall Boulevard
41.89 km (26.1 mi) from Space Center Houston

Parking Pets allowed 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Terrace Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry Facilities for disabled guests

3. Quality Inn & Suites Beachfront (from USD 65)

Quality Inn & Suites Beachfront is one of the hotels in Galveston that offers complimentary breakfast. It has private bathrooms as well as spacious bedrooms that have private balconies and a view of the ocean. The interior exudes a splash of colors. The furniture is also carefully chosen, which complements the bright colors. There are various kinds of rooms available in this beachfront hotel; the king suite has a lavish seating area and a private balcony with ocean views.

This property is one of Galveston’s hotels with pools. One is an indoor pool and the other is an outdoor swimming pool. All the rooms have a work desk, television, coffee maker, microwave, refrigerator, and a small dining table. This property has a perfect location very close to the Port of Galveston cruise terminal. Moody Gardens Hotel, Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, and the Strand National Historic Landmark District are within driving distance of the property as well.

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Quality Inn & Suites Galveston - Beachfront

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 5924 Seawall Boulevard
41.15 km (25.6 mi) from Space Center Houston

Parking Restaurant Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace

4. Casa Del Mar Beachfront Suites Onsite Team (from USD 129)

This beachfront property offers a luxurious stay in the heart of historic Galveston. It features friendly staff as well as modern amenities for guests, making it an excellent spot for a memorable beach getaway. Its specially designed suites include a flat-screen TV, kitchen, sofa beds, and some of them even have bunk beds for the children. The kitchen is fully equipped.

The property is one of the hotels with pools, one of which is heated seasonally. This 3-star hotel is right on the Seawall beachfront, which has excellent options for dining, shopping, and other attractions.

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Casa Del Mar Beachfront Suites

Wifi Available

Address: 6102 Seawall Boulevard
41.08 km (25.6 mi) from Space Center Houston

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities Non-smoking rooms Internet services Lift BBQ facilities Heating WiFi Available

5. DoubleTree by Hilton Galveston Beach (from USD 177)

Enjoy your vacation in style at DoubleTree by Hilton Galveston Beach, located at Seawall Boulevard. This gorgeous hotel projects a sleek modern interior and offers you luxury beyond imagination. Its air-conditioned rooms overlook the ocean or the enchanting outdoor pool. The rooms have a flat-screen cable TV, mini-refrigerator, work desk, and some of them even have a separate living space. The amazing outdoor swimming pool has private cabanas and a swim-up bar called Longboard Pool Bar. An onsite dining facility is available at Foxtail Bar and Restaurant, where you can order your breakfast or dinner or both. The restaurant offers an excellent view of the surrounding area, and a poolside dining facility is also available. Complimentary breakfast is available as well.

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DoubleTree by Hilton Galveston Beach

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 1702 Seawall Boulevard
41.85 km (26.1 mi) from Space Center Houston

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Terrace

6. Hotel Galvez and Spa, A Wyndham Grand Hotel (from USD 189)

This historic hotel features grand vintage architecture, with lots of open space. Its rooms are spacious, some of them even have separate seating and dining area. The air-conditioned rooms have televisions, and coffee-making and ironing facilities. Some of these rooms offer an excellent view of the ocean or the city. Other on-site amenities include a full-service spa, lounge, and swim-up bar. The onsite Galvez Bar & Grill serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You must try the seafood or the delicious champagne brunch on Sundays. The property is very conveniently located near the Port of Galveston and Pleasure Pier. It offers an airport shuttle service as well. 

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Grand Galvez Resort, Autograph Collection

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 2024 Seawall Boulevard
41.77 km (26.0 mi) from Space Center Houston

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden

7. Holiday Inn Club Vacations Galveston Seaside Resort (from USD 139)

The luxurious villas of this Holiday Inn Resort offer beautiful views of the ocean. It sits close to Galveston Beach and 5 mi (8 km) away from Galveston Island State Park. There are several oceanfront villas in this beach resort overlooking the infinity pool. Apart from an oceanfront pool, this IHG Hotel also offers lavish guestrooms that include a living area, kitchen, and dining area. Some of them have private oceanfront balconies too. An onsite restaurant and a swim-up-bar are part of this property.

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Holiday Inn Club Vacations Galveston Seaside Resort, an IHG Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille

Address: 19320 West San Luis Pass
44.27 km (27.6 mi) from Space Center Houston

Parking Restaurant Tennis court Fitness centre Terrace Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms

8. Red Roof Inn PLUS + Galveston – Beachfront (from USD 299)

This cozy oceanfront motel is the perfect option if you are on a budget. You can bring your pet and enjoy a stress-free beach vacation. Conveniently located, the hotel is adjacent to the Galveston Seawall. Each room comes with a microwave, coffee-maker, and refrigerator. Some of them have work desks and small living spaces too. A small outdoor pool is located in the beautiful grounds.

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Red Roof PLUS+ Galveston - Beachfront

7.0 User Rating Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille Visual Aid: Tactile

Address: 3924 Avenue U, Galveston Beach, Galveston (TX), United States, 77550
41.51 km (25.8 mi) from Space Center Houston

Parking Pets allowed Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry Facilities for disabled guests

Come to the coastal town of Texas

Galveston is less than one hour from the city of Houston by road. It is a fine mix of historic and modern lifestyles of Texas. It was the capital city of Texas for a short period of time and the wealthiest one in the 19th century. The glory of the past can be seen in its historic neighborhood even now. Its glorious mansions co-exist perfectly with its beautiful beaches, perfect for weekend getaways and family vacations. You can enjoy a lazy day on the beach while spending a hectic night in the downtown historic area.

Book your hotel now to enjoy this amazing contrast in the heart of Texas.

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