Yes, Mother’s Day is this Sunday. Did you plan ahead or did you wait until the last minute? Let the Hotel Galvez & Spa help you establish your family’s annual Mother’s Day tradition.
Mother’s Day Brunch at Hotel Galvez
If you haven’t made a reservation yet… sorry. But think ahead for next year and send yourself a reminder to call well in advance to reserve your table for Mother’s Day Brunch at Hotel Galvez. Seating times are typically at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and a final seating at 3:30 p.m.
Spa Gift Certificate
Give Mom the gift of relaxation with a gift certificate for The Spa at Hotel Galvez. You can purchase gift certificates online at Spa’s website. The spa is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. until 7 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, access is from 21st Street. (Note: This can be made even better by pairing it with a stay at the Hotel Galvez).
Looking for something unique? Hotel Galvez: Queen of the Gulf, a book detailing the history and offering a pictorial view of the hotel, is available through the Gift Shop. The entire family can sign the book during brunch each year and you’ll have memories to last a lifetime, not to mention a creative family heirloom.
Create Memories and Renew Your Vows
Did you know that Hotel Galvez hosts an Annual Wedding Vow Renewal during the second weekend of June. This year it falls on Saturday, June 10 which falls on the hotels’ 106th anniversary also on June 10. Surprise your wife with the Galvez Vow Renewal Getaway Package.
The ceremony begins at 10 a.m. on hotel grounds and is officiated by Justice of the Peace Jim Schweitzer. Following the ceremony, a small reception is hosted by the hotel. Couples have the option to join in the wedding vow renewal at no cost and receive a courtesy bouquet and boutonniere for the ceremony. Professional photos are available for purchase.
The Wedding Vow Renewal package, which includes participation in the wedding vow renewal ceremony on Saturday morning and reception for participating couples, as well as a room for two, champagne accompanied by chocolate covered strawberries upon arrival and rose petals on the bed as part of the hotel’s turndown service. Available for June 9-11, the package is offered as a one night package or Friday and Saturday package. Advance reservations are required. For reservations, call (409) 765-7721 or visit http://www.hotelgalvez.com/special-pkg and click on “Special Offers.” (Hint: You also have the option to participate solely in the ceremony and partake in the couples’ reception. So if you prefer The Tremont House or Harbor House keep this option in mind.)
Remember that there are plenty of shops in Downtown Galveston that offer wonderful Mother’s Day Gift Ideas, we suggest The Jewel Garden, Tina’s, Gracie’s, Bungalow, Head to Footsies, The Admiralty and Emboldened Boutique. You’ll find all of these options on The Strand between 24th and 22nd Streets.
Where to Stay:
• For a beach view with history and, of course, Sunday Brunch, stay at Hotel Galvez & Spa. The hotel provides a courtesy shuttle to transport hotel guests downtown.
• For a stay in The Historic Strand District, book your stay at The Tremont House.
• Or if you want to enjoy of view of the harbor, consider Harbor House Hotel & Marina at Pier 21.