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Nobody Asked Me, But… No. 187: Hotel History: Hotel Galvez & Spa, Galveston, Texas

Stanley Turkel | November 15, 2017

1. Hotel Galvez & Spa (1911)*, Galveston, Texas (224 rooms) The Hotel Galvez opened on June 10, 1911, a little more than a decade after Galveston was decimated by the great hurricane of 1900 which claimed more than 6,000 lives. The Hotel Galvez was named after Bernardo de Galvez, the Spanish Colonial Governor who first chartered the Texas Gulf Coast and for whom the city of Galveston was also named. A year after it opened, the Hotel Monthly newsletter billed the Galvez as one of the "best arranged and most richly furnished seaside hotels in America." It was known as the "Queen of the Gulf" and "The Playground of the Southwest." The ...

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