hotel galvez

The Queen of the Gulf: 5 Surprising Historical Facts About Galveston’s Iconic Hotel Galvez

February 1, 2021 | By Kathleen Maca

The Hotel Galvez cuts a dashing figure on the Galveston coastline, its Spanish Colonial-style façade turned to the Gulf of Mexico.

5 of the Most Haunted Locations in Texas

September 30, 2019 | By MM Pack, Asher Elbein, E. Dan Klepper

For every person now alive, science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke once wrote, there stand 30 ghosts, “for that is the ratio by which the dead outnumber the living.” So it stands to reason that wandering spirits abound in a vast state like Texas. From the barren deserts of the west to the thick woodlands of the east, specters have been reported to haunt defunct hospitals, active schools, lonely highways, and thriving hotels.

Scare a Share: Room with a Boo!

October 29, 2015 | By Lien K Roberts

I spent a weekend with one of my best friends, Jana, at the Hotel Galvez in room 507, if I recall correctly.

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