A resort city by the Southern Texas coast, Galveston receives over six million visitors every year. The number follows an increasing trend as the fledgling city enjoys a rich history, a strategic location by the Gulf of Mexico, and a rising economy. Galveston is a popular family destination as its waterparks and coastal piers seize the attention of both children and adults, as well as local and international tourists. At Galveston, you can have an educational experience, too, by visiting any of the 6 historic districts or 14 museums of the city. Hop from one place to another. All the while, enjoy a comfortable stay in any of the budget hotels in the city. Check out our list of the best budget hotels in Galveston from 60 USD/night.
Are you craving for that cool Texan summer breeze? Stay at La Quinta Inn by Wyndham, which is only 1.1 km (0.68 mi) away from Steward beach. Take your family on a nice walk to the beach or Galveston’s famous entertainment center, Seawall Urban Park, which is even closer, just 0.03 km (0.02 mi) away. After a long day of fun activities, you can come home to a cozy budget hotel with minimalist interiors - brightly colored and designed for comfort. The rooms have a coffee machine, study desk, and premium cable television. You and your kids can enjoy a good breakfast, courtesy of the hotel.
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Galveston East Beach
Address: 1402 Seawall Boulevard
Price: from 44 USD
Non-smoking throughout Cashless payment available Swimming pool Pets allowed WiFi Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas Air conditioning Heating
Located across the Gulf of Mexico, Quality Inn and Suites Beachfront offers rooms with a balcony. You can watch the waves kiss the shore with a cup of fresh coffee in one hand, thanks to the in-room kitchenette, which includes a compact fridge, microwave, and coffee maker. Book early to choose rooms with a separate seating area. To unwind, you can drive to the nearby Schlitterbahn Water Park and Moody Gardens, both just 2.6 km (1.62 mi) away from the hotel.
Quality Inn & Suites Beachfront
Address: 5924 Seawall Boulevard
Price: from 45 USD
Free parking Designated smoking area Physical distancing rules followed All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Newspapers On-site parking Shared lounge/TV area Daily housekeeping
Enjoy a fun weekend at the Inn at the Waterpark. Several main attractions of the city are within walking distance from this budget-friendly hotel. These include Schlitterbahn Waterpark Galveston (0.5 km/0.31 mi), Moody Gardens (0.8 km/0.50 mi), and Seawall Urban Park (1.5 km/0.93 mi). Pleasure Pier is also just a short drive away. You will not run out of fun options in and around the hotel. Rooms include a flat-screen television, private bath, a desk, a spacious seating area, and a kitchenette that comes with fridge, coffee maker and microwave.
Inn at the Waterpark
Address: 2525 Jones Drive
Price: from 51 USD
Newspapers Free WiFi Fax/photocopying Golf course (within 3 km) Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Face masks for guests available Free parking Physical distancing rules followed
Rent an entire apartment all to yourself at the ocean-inspired Casa Del Mar 307. Here, you can cook, dine, entertain guests, and witness beautiful views of the beach from your balcony. The accommodation features a full kitchen, dining, living room with Netflix-enabled television, and a sleeping quarter. Bunk beds are available for kids. Plus, Seawall Urban Park is only a few steps away. Jog with family on the sandy shore anytime you want.
Nestled on the 63rd Street, Baymont by Wyndham Galveston is an ideal accommodation for visitors who want to walk to the Gulf of Mexico anytime they want. Your air conditioned room features a seating area, a private bath, a well-equipped kitchen, a flat-screen television, and a large, comfy bed. Grab your continental breakfast in the hotel’s pantry before exploring scenic Galveston attractions. You can even watch concerts at the Grand Opera House and go diving in Big Reef Nature Park nearby.
Seawall Urban Park is only a few steps away from Days Inn and Suites by Wyndham West/Seawall. Who can say no to such convenience? If mood prevents you from walking to the nearby waterpark, suit yourself to a nice swim in the hotel’s outdoor swimming pool. Days Inn and Suites offers rooms with a fully equipped kitchenette, a study desk, a private bath and television. There is also an on-site fitness center that will keep you active when the sudden weather does not permit outdoor activities.
Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Galveston West/Seawall
Address: 8712 Seawall Boulevard
Price: from 45 USD
Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas Express check-in/check-out Physical distancing rules followed Non-smoking throughout Swimming pool Parking Contactless check-in/check-out Cashless payment available
Are you traveling on a tight schedule? At Super 8 by Wyndham, you are only 5 km (3.1 mi) away from Scholes International Airport. You are also close to entertainment spots, such as Pleasure Pier and Moody Gardens, as well as to Texas A & M University. If you want to explore places by car, you can avail of a rental as this budget hotel offers free on-site parking to guests. The rooms include a fridge and a microwave, perfect for storing and heating snacks when hunger pangs hit in the wee hours of the night.
If you are one of the few people who love a good soak in the tub before turning in for the night, then Galveston Beach Hotel is your top budget hotel choice. Besides a private bathtub, the rooms feature free WiFi, cable television, and food storage units like microwave and fridge. The location is convenient, as it is close to the beach, several restaurants, entertainment centers like Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, as well as supermarkets such as Sam’s Marketplace.
Galveston Beach Hotel
Address: 8710 Seawall Blvd.
Price: from 49 USD
Golf course (within 3 km) Safety deposit box Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas 24-hour front desk Mini-market on site CCTV in common areas Food can be delivered to guest accommodation Daily housekeeping
Homey and classic are the words that best describes this hotel. Scottish Inns Galveston offers a relaxing stay experience. You can treat yourself to a warm bath in your room’s tub. There’s also a microwave, fridge, desk, and flat-screen television available in each room. Plus, breakfast is free. The area is quiet so you can perform a bit of work at night, after your sightseeing spree. Classical music lovers will find themselves conveniently close to The Grand 1894 Opera House, which can be reached by car in less than six minutes.
A stunning beach view is just what you need for work inspiration. At the Beachfront Palms Hotel, you have a sun deck and an outdoor pool. If you book early, you can enjoy a comfortable room with a beach view. The room also comes with a kitchenette that is fitted with a microwave, fridge, and coffee maker. But on rush days, you can just grab your complimentary coffee in the lobby and enjoy a free continental breakfast. There’s a sandy Gulf of Mexico beach nearby, where you can take a leisurely stroll or engage in a barefoot football match.
Make the most of your time in Galveston
Time is critical when traveling. There are too many places to explore in Galveston, but you may only have limited time. You can maximize your time by choosing budget hotels with well-maintained facilities and convenient location (close to the breezy Gulf of Mexico). Explore Galveston without hurting your budget and wasting a minute of your day. Stay at any of these budget hotels selected for you.
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