Hotel Galvez - Galveston, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton
N 29° 17.569 W 094° 47.182
15R E 326485 N 3241751
Quick Description: An old hotel in Galveston, TX
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 6/19/2007 9:10:37 AM
Waymark Code: WM1PXM
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member NFreitas
Views: 61

Long Description:
Built at a cost of $1,000,000, this hotel was financed by local businessmen and public subscribers to help the economy of Galveston following the 1900 hurricane. Completed in 1911, it was designed by the St. Louis firm of Mauran and Russell. The Spanish Colonial revival styling included a red tile roof and white stuccoed brick walls. The hotel and city are named in honor of Count Bernado de Galvez (1746-86), Spanish Governor of Louisiana and Viceroy of Mexico.
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Name of the Hotel: Hotel Galvez

Address:
2024 Seawall Blvd Galveston, TX 77550 USA


Number of Rooms: 226

Height in floors: 8

Hotel Rating: 4 Diamonds

Hotel since: 06/11/1911

Date Building was built: 06/11/1911

First use of building:
Hotel


Historic Hotel (Historic Building, National Monument or similar): yes

Urban Hotel (located in a village or town): yes

Mountains Nearby (less than 25 Kms / 15 Mil): no

Beachs Nearby (less than 25 Kms / 15 Mil): yes

Historic Place nearby (Unesco or National monument/site less than 25 Kms / 15 Mil): no

Major Pilgrimage Place Nearby (less than 25 Kms / 15 Mil. Consider any religion).: no

Hotel website (if available): [Web Link]

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