Grand Galvez

Getting There

Grand Galvez | 2024 Seawall Boulevard | Galveston, TX 77550 | United States



William H. Hobby Airport (HOU) - 43 miles from Grand Galvez. 

George Bush Airport (IAH) - 73 miles from Grand Galvez.

Enterprise Rent-a-Car and National Car Rental offer discounted rates on auto rentals for GRC attendees.

A shuttle service is available for GRC conferees.  Please read the Grand Galvez Information sheet for additional details.

Parking at Grand Galvez is $25/day plus tax. 

Childcare & Guest Services

GRC offers guest and child registration packages that allow guests to share your accommodations and join you at meals. Children under 4-years-old are free of charge and children ages 4-12 receive a 50% discount.  Additional information is available in the childcare and guest guide for this GRC venue. You may register guests when you complete your conference registration by indicating who will be joining you (all registered guests receive badges for access to meals).  Please note that guests of any age are not able to attend science or poster sessions. Unfortunately, childcare recommendations are not available for this venue. We suggest you conduct online searches or speak with other people attending the conference to identify services that might be available during your conference.

Arrival & Conference Essentials

Please download the Grand Galvez information sheet for details about the hotel and your stay.

  • GRS check-in is on Saturday between 1:00 pm & 5:00 pm in the hotel lobby.
  • GRC check-in is on Sunday between 2:00 pm & 9:00 pm in the hotel lobby.   
  • If you arrive after the GRC Office has closed, please visit the front desk to check into your room and visit the GRC Office in room 227 during office hours to obtain your badge.  
  • Check-out on Friday is at 10:00 am.  Early check-in and late check-out are not available.  
  • Casual attire is appropriate at GRCs. 
  • This site is handicap accessible.
  • All conference meals are served buffet style in the Veranda Room. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free selections are available and marked at every meal. Kosher meals available if requested at the time you register for the conference.
  • A number of daily excursions and other activities in the Galveston area are available to GRC attendees. This information will be available in the GRC office at the site.
  • In preparation for your meeting, you may want to download a first-time attendee or international visitor guide.

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