Moody Gardens Hotel Earns 2018 TripAdvisor Hall of Fame Certificate

The Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa & Convention Center is pleased to announce that it has been recognized with the prestigious Hall of Fame Certificate from TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel website. The accolade is given to establishments that have received the Certificate of Excellence Award for five years consecutively.

Leon Garrison, Moody Gardens Hotel General Manager is pleased that Moody Gardens has received this designation. “We are thrilled that we have received this award.” “Our goal is to consistently offer our guests a memorable experience, and the Hall of Fame Certificate is proof of that hard work.”

Nestled among 242 acres of lush tropical gardens on Historic Galveston Island, Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa & Convention Center is the ultimate destination for business or pleasure. With 428 updated luxurious guestrooms, including 10 hospitality and 8 junior suites, and 103,000 square feet of combined convention and meeting space, the full-service resort provides the backdrop for an unforgettable experience.

The hotel’s top-of-the-line amenities include a Texas-size heated tropical pool with swim-up bar, adult lounge area and cabanas, full service Spa, fine and casual dining, 24-hour room service, indoor lap pool and fitness center, Kids Crew Club, complimentary WiFi in all guest rooms and hotel public spaces, Moody Brews Starbucks beverage outlet, Garden Cay Activity room with billiards and large screen TVs and signature golf at the Moody Gardens Golf Course. Onsite attractions housed in three spectacular pyramids further enhance the Moody Gardens experience. Visitors can explore the Aquarium, Rainforest and Discovery Pyramids as well as the MG 3D and 4D Special FX Theaters or relax and enjoy the white sands, Lazy River and Tower Slides of Palm Beach or take a cruise aboard the Colonel Paddlewheel Boat. Guests also love our new Ropes Course and Zip Line.

In addition to onsite attractions and entertainment, visitors can explore the rest of Galveston Island with complimentary shuttle service to the beach and the Strand Historic District, which offers year-round entertainment with an eclectic mix of shops, restaurants, pubs and art galleries. For more information, visit or call 1-888-388-8484.

Shearn’s Seafood and Prime Steaks June Features

Summer is officially here and with that all of the freshest seafood the island has to offer. This June Shearn’s Seafood and Prime Steaks is offering a crispy skin gulf snapper with jumbo lump crab, roasted summer vegetables and a cilantro-lime sauce.  You can also try the savory 12 oz. bone-in Manhattan filet with potato puree, jumbo asparagus maitake mushroom sauce. Pair any of these delectable entrees with Texas sweet corn chowder with blackened shrimp or our fennel and blood orange salad with baby arugula and toasted  marcona almond, orange-balsamic vinaigrette. Use our open table app to make a reservation and check out our June Features Menu. Don’t forget dressy attire is required no jeans, shorts, swimwear, cutoffs, tank tops or hats allowed in the dining area.