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Lodging

 

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

Moody Gardens Hotel

Rate for One-Bedroom: $169 (plus tax)

1 Hope Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77554
409-683-1299

Click Here to make a reservation online.

Room block cut-off date will be October 2, 2021. Rooms booked after this date are subject to available rooms and rates.

Inn at the Waterpark (0.8 miles from Moody)

Rate: $139 (plus tax)
Group Code: Bike Around the Bay

2525 Jones Drive
Galveston, TX 77554
(409) 740-1155

Group cutoff date will be October 9, 2021. Rooms booked after this date are subject to available rooms and rates.

Holiday Inn Express and Suites (2.3 miles from Moody)

Rate: $99 (plus tax)
Group Code: BAB

8628 Seawall Blvd
Galveston, TX 77554
(409) 740-7900

Click Here to make reservations online

Room block cut-off date will be October 2, 2021. Rooms booked after this date are subject to available rooms and rates.

For those interested in camping:

Galveston Island State Park

14901 FM 3005
Galveston, TX 77554
(409) 737-1222

NOTE: Riders must arrange their own transportation to and from the park.

Baytown Area Hotels (for riders interested in sleeping close to the Day One start)

Hilton Garden Inn Baytown

Rate: $109 (plus tax) Rate available until October 1, 2021

4910 E. Chase Street
Baytown, TX 77521

To make a reservation, call 281-838-8208 and ask for the Bike Around the Bay rate.

Room block only available Friday, October 22, 2021

Note: Riders must arrange their own transportation to and from this hotel.

 

 

Transportation

 

Bus

Buses for One-Day Riders: $35

  • One-Day riders can purchase a bus ticket that will take them back to Plantgistix in Baytown for $35. Bus tickets can be purchased in the Bike Around the Bay 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 doing the Sunday route are responsible for their transportation to the start at Moody Gardens and from the finish line at Plantgistix.

Luggage Drop-off/Pick-up

Saturday, October 23

  • 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 24

  • 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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