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Lodging

ALL ROOM BLOCKS WILL EXPIRE AT THE END OF SEPTEMBER 2018!

The following is a list of hotels that offer discounts to Bike Around the Bay cyclists. When making your reservation, be sure to indicate that you are wanting the Bike Around the Bay rate.

Riders and their guests are responsible for overnight accommodations and any cancellation policies by each hotel.

A complimentary shuttle will run from Moody Gardens to the hotels listed below, except for the Baytown area hotels, on Saturday afternoon and evening and Sunday morning. If you stay at any hotel other than the ones listed below, you will be responsible for providing your own transportation to and from Moody Gardens.


You can view a map of the following hotels HERE

Moody Gardens Hotel

Rate for One-Bedroom: $169.99 (plus tax)
Group Code: BIKEBAY2018
Location: 1 Hope Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77554
(409) 741-8484

The Victorian Condo Hotel (2.8 miles from Moody)

Rate for One-Bedroom: $129 (plus tax)
Rate for Two-Bedroom: TBD (plus tax)
Location: 6300 Seawall Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77551
(409) 740-3555

**All rooms are subject to a 6% state and a 9% city tax unless tax exemption forms are furnished.
**All rooms are subject to a cleaning fee of $40.00(1BR) or $60.00 (2BR) plus tax per stay.
PLEASE NOTE: all guests are responsible for paying the facility access fee directly to the HOA. The fee is a onetime charge off $23. This fee is not included in the condo rental rate.

Comfort Suites (2.4 miles from Moody)

Rate: $179 (plus tax)
Location: 3606 89th Street
Galveston, TX 77554
(409) 741-9977

Casa del Mar (3.0 miles from Moody)

Rate: $169 (plus tax)
Location: 6102 Seawall Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77551
(409) 740-2431

Best Western Plus Galveston Suites (2.2 miles from Moody)

Rate: TBD (plus tax)
Location: 8502 Seawall Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77550
(409) 356-6008

Best Western Galveston West Beach Hotel (2.3 miles from Moody)

Rate: TBD (plus tax)
Location: 8710 Seawall Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77550
(409) 740-9100

Inn at the Waterpark (0.8 miles from Moody)

Rate: $139.00 (plus tax)
Location: 2525 Jones Drive
Galveston, TX 77554
Code: BAB2018
(409) 740-1155

Holiday Inn Express and Suites (2.3 miles from Moody)

Rate:$182.85 (including 15% tax)
Location: 8628 Seawall Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77554
(409) 740-7900
Group Code: BAB
MUST BOOK BY SEPTEMBER 28

Red Roof Inn (3.0 miles from Moody)

Rates:
$135.99 1 King for single or double occupancy (plus tax)
$135.99 2 Full Beds with 1 or 2 adults (plus tax)
$140.24 2 full beds with 3 adults (plus tax)
$144.24 2 full beds with 4 adults (plus tax)

Location: 5914 Seawall Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77551
1-(800) 733-7663
Block Code: B817BIKE18

To make a reservation, please call the Group Sales Department at 1-800-874-9000 and tell them you are with the Bike Around the Bay group.

For those interested in camping:

Galveston Island State Park

Location: 14901 FM 3005
Galveston, TX 77554
(409) 737-1222
NOTE: Riders must arrange their own transportation to and from the park.


Baytown Area Hotels

Riders must arrange their own transportation to and from the following hotels. No complimentary bus will be provided.


Motel 6 Houston East Baytown #1136

Rate: $49.99(Single) or $55.99(Double)
Location: 8911 N. Highway 146
Baytown, TX 77523
(281) 576-2351 or (281) 691-6650
Block Code: Bike Around the Bay

* Room block is for Friday, October 19, 2018. Riders have until September 20 to make a reservation before room block is closed.

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Houston/Baytown

Rate: Coming Soon
Location: 5169 East Freeway
Baytown, TX 77521
(281) 421-1200

* Room block is for Friday, October 19, 2018. Riders have until September 24 to make a reservation before room block is closed.



Transportation

Buses

Buses for one-day riders: $35

  • Riders can purchase a bus ticket that will take them back to Plantgistix in Baytown for $35.
    You can buy tickets online HERE at our Online Store.
  • Riders have the option of leaving Saturday at 6:30 p.m. or Sunday at 9:00 a.m.
  • For one-day riders that plan on staying in Galveston through Sunday afternoon, please note that if your bike is not picked up by 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, it will be shipped back to Plantgistix.

NOTE: One-day riders who will be riding on Sunday only are responsible for their transportation to the start at Moody Gardens and from the finish at Plantgistix.

Luggage Drop-off/Pick-up

Saturday, October 20th

  • Luggage trucks will be available at the Plantgistix start to transport riders' luggage to Moody Gardens hotel.
  • Each rider will receive a numbered adhesive luggage tag during packet pick-up that is to be placed around his or her luggage handle.
  • Luggage without a tag will not be accepted.
  • Upon arrival at Moody Gardens hotel at the end of Day 1, luggage will be placed in the luggage area located near the bike drop-off. Riders may pick up their luggage at this location at any time.

Sunday, October 21st

  • Luggage trucks will be available at Moody Gardens Hotel to transport riders' luggage to the finish line at Plantgistix in Baytown.
  • Riders will need to drop their luggage at the luggage truck located by the bike pick-up area.
  • Riders are responsible for making sure the luggage tag is still attached to the luggage.
  • At the Plantgistix finish line, there will be signage indicating where the luggage will be located. Riders may pick up their luggage at this location at any time.

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