One of Galveston's finest Resort Boutique Hotels
offering Bed and Breakfast Lodging Accommodations
...Four Star Amenities
- Year Round Indoor Swimming
- Business Center
- Lush Tropical Gardens Sun Decks
- Elegant Furnishings Sensuous Art Mermaid Lore
- Recreational Library- Books- Magazines- CDs
- Over 400 Movie Titles Complimentary Weekend Breakfast
- All Guest Suites Provide:
- Magnificent Hand-Carved Beds w/Bed Steps
- Luxury Baths Fireplaces Cable TV/VCR
- CD Player Telephone/DSL Port
- Coffee Service Mini Refrigerator Microwave
- Private Balcony or Garden Terrace w/ Private "Jacuzzi-For-Two AquaSpas"
- Scroll below to view pictures of the Inn's amenities.
Circa 1866 Texas Governor's Summer Mansion, located just 10 blocks from Galveston's Seawall beaches!
Circa 1866 Texas Governor's Summer Mansion
Galveston's finest Boutique Hotel offering Bed and Breakfast Lodging Accommodations!
Intimate, private and exceptionally elegant! Experience the magic & romance of the Mermaid & Dolphin! The luxury resort with a comfortable laid-back Island attitude!
"Whether you��re celebrating a special occasion, seeking accommodations for business travel,
or just looking for a relaxing getaway, The Mermaid & Dolphin is sure to please!"
Changes In Latitude
The stately ballroom has been converted to the resort's dining facility, offering guests intimate individual table seating. Elegant, tropical breakfast buffets are served on weekend mornings. In-room coffee makers are provided in each guest suite for those that prefer the quiet luxury of greeting the morning in their suite.
Private dinner parties, events, workshops, and small corporate retreats and conferences can also be accommodated for clientele seeking personalized service, combined with elegant, historic charm. A fully certified commercial kitchen offers a wide range of menu entrees. In the ballroom's turret is a grand piano available for entertainment at private events.
Finnegan's Pub is also available for private functions in combination with rental of the ballroom. Please see our Weddings, Receptions and Event website for further details.
The Tropical Gardens
The resort boasts lush tropical gardens featured on HGTV's Secret Gardens of Galveston. Within the gardens a private sundeck and loungers await guests wanting to relax or catch a few "rays".
Please see The Tropical Gardens page for further details.
The conservatory, a lush glassed garden with Coconut Palms, Frangipani, Kahili Ginger and unusual tropicals encompassing an Endless Pool offers guests year-round indoor swimming. The powerful jetted current allows guests an olympic style workout while swimming stationary. While normally kept at ambient temperature, the pool when heated, can function as a hot spa for larger groups reserving the entire Inn. Its shallow end, fitted with multiple benches and jets was designed by a massage therapist. Relax, Re-energize, and Rejuvenate body, mind and soul!
Jewel Of The Isle Spa
Our Jewel Of The Isle Spa offers a sanctuary for the senses. Therapeutic, Swedish, Deep Tissue, Sports/Athletic, Trigger Point/Myofacial Release, Reflexology, Prenatal, Aromatherapy and Chair Massage are offered in-suite. Full European Facials, Mini Facials, Herbal Foot Soaks, Soothing Scalp Scrubs, and Aromatherapy Body Wraps are also offered. Appointments are required. Please call at your earliest convenience to assure desired appointment slots. 48 hour cancellation required on all spa services. Please visit Special Packages page for Massage and Day Spa Package pricing.
Sharing the sun-dappled grounds of the estate are many spirited creatures; several Island cats, an array of tropical birds, and a multitude of butterflies. Guests may catch a glimpse of one of the Island cats as they entertain, play or lounge about the lush gardens.
I expect to pass this way but once;
Any good therefore that I can do,
Or any kindness that I can show to any fellow creature,
Let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it,
For I shall not pass this way again.
-Etienne De Grellet
"Life is Paradise for those who love many things with a passion: people, places, oceans, mermaids & dolphins, nature, animals, plants & flowers, history, architecture, music, arts, books, learning, creativity, entertaining, cooking, candlelight & romance, sentimental things, antiques & heirlooms, family, friends, cats, cats, kittens & cats..."
Whether you're seeking relaxation, rejuvenation, or re-energizing, the Inn is sure to please. Additional recreation/leisure activities include in-suite Cable TV/VCR and CD players. Guests enjoy complimentary use of the a video library of over 400 movie titles, a CD library and a reading library.
The Business Center
Weekday business travelers will be pleasantly surprised. Here they will find much more than overnight lodging. Business amenities abound, making corporate travel more tolerable, and even enjoyable. Within an easily accessible, self-serve business center, is a computer with high-speed DSL Internet service, color printer, photocopier, scanner and fax. Audio-visual and other business equipment is available for meetings or workshops. The numerous business amenities in the Inn and each suite attracts business clients that miss the comforts of home, yet cannot leave technology behind. Data port connections for laptop computers providing high speed DSL Internet access and telephones are located in each suite.
Concierge services are available for deep-sea fishing, golfing, historic tours, local museums, attractions, entertainment, and masseuse services. Special packages are available with advance notice, and boutique gift shops offer last minute gifts, souvenirs, sundries and other travel needs.
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The Mermaid & Dolphin Resort
A Boutique Hotel & Spa Resort
1103 Thirty-Third Street
Galveston Island, Texas 77550
For Reservations 9:00 a.m.- 10:00 p.m. Daily
Call Toll Free: (800) 930-1866
(After 10 p.m. CST, please send a voice or email message for Reservation Inquiries)
General Inquiries, Weddings and Events 9:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. Daily
Phone: (409)762-1561 Toll Free: (888) 922-1866