The coastal town of Galveston has a lot to offer. We’ve curated a list of the city’s unique, historic, and locally-owned lodgings to help you make the most of your trip.

Hotel Galvez

2024 Seawall Blvd., Galveston

The eight-story stucco exterior looks much the same as it did when it opened in 1911, but the interiors, including the guest rooms, the spa, lobby bar, dining area, and sun-dappled sitting areas, have been redesigned with modern relaxation in mind.

The Tremont House

2300 Ship Mechanic Row St., Galveston

This boutique-style hotel offers such amenities as a rooftop bar and onsite restaurant and is just a short walk away from the attractions of downtown Galveston.

Harbor House Hotel and Marina

No. 28 Pier 21, Galveston

Views from your room might include the sunset behind an oil rig in harbor for repairs, or you might see crafts ranging from fishing vessels to giant cruise ships departing on their way to work or play.

Read more about Harbor House

The Villas at the San Luis Resort

5222 Seawall Blvd., Galveston

Just across Seawall Boulevard from the Gulf of Mexico, these five new single-story villas, tucked off to the side of the resort, raise the bar on luxury.

Read more about the Villas at the San Luis Resort

Coppersmith Inn

1914 Avenue M, Galveston

This Victorian-style bed and breakfast offers a peek into Galveston’s past with gorgeous rooms and cottages.

Lost Bayou Guesthouse

1607 Avenue L, Galveston

A survivor of the 1900 hurricane, this bed and breakfast sits near the beach and offers a comfortable stay.

Avenue O Bed and Breakfast

2323 Avenue O, Galveston

This bed and breakfast sits four blocks from the beach and Pleasure Pier and is decorated with beautiful antique furniture.

Cover photo: Cerro Castellan at Big Bend National Park by Wayne Suggs


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