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Moody Gardens Hotel Awards, Press, & News

The Latest Updates From Our Gulf Resort

For media inquiries, please contact Public Relations Manager Miranda Landsman at mlandsman@moodygardens.org or call at 409-683-4519.

Our pool now ranks top 2% in the world!

Our pool now ranks top 2% in the world!

Heated pool party, anyone? We’re excited to announce that we now rank top 2% in the World for hotel pools by Travelmyth. Read More

We're Committing to Serving Only Ocean-Friendly Seafood

We're Committing to Serving Only Ocean-Friendly Seafood

We're partnering with the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program. We'll now be serving only seafood caught or farmed in safe ways.

Moody Gardens Welcomes International Journalist Miranda Landsman To Our Team

Moody Gardens Welcomes International Journalist Miranda Landsman To Our Team

Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa & Convention Center is proud to introduce our new public relations manager, Miranda Landsman. Read More

Shearn’s Seafood and Prime Steaks Wins Multiple OpenTable Awards

Shearn’s Seafood and Prime Steaks Wins Multiple OpenTable Awards

Shearn’s received awards in the Diners’ Choice category for Best Ambiance, Scenic View and Special Occasion. Read More

TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence Award 2012, 2013 and 2014

TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence Award 2012, 2013 and 2014

Only 10% of hotels achieve this status.

Successful Meetings Pinnacle Award 2012

Successful Meetings Pinnacle Award 2012

The Pinnacle Awards are the mark of excellence for meeting destinations, hotels and conference centers. 

Meetings and Conventions Magazine's Gold Key Award

Meetings and Conventions Magazine's Gold Key Award

The award of excellence bestowed upon the finest hotels, resorts and conference centers.

Smart Meetings Platinum Award 2010

Smart Meetings Platinum Award 2010

This prestigious award recognizes excellence in service and amenities among meeting facilities in the Western U.S., Canada and Mexico. Out of thousands of qualified properties, only 100 are chosen.

Corporate & Incentive Travel Award of Excellence

Corporate & Incentive Travel Award of Excellence

The coveted Award of Excellence is bestowed upon properties selected by C&I subscribers that best served their corporate meetings and/or incentive travel programs.

AAA Diamond Awards

  • Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center
  • Shearn's Seafood and Prime Steaks is one of only 11 Houston/Galveston area restaurants to receive AAA’s Four Diamond Award of Excellence. Shearn's has done so each year since 2004.

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

  • Certificate of Excellence, 2013 Winner, Moody Gardens Hotel Spa & Convention Center
  • Certificate of Excellence, 2014 Winner, Moody Gardens Hotel Spa & Convention Center
  • Certificate of Excellence, 2015 Winner. Moody Gardens Hotel Spa & Convention Center
  • Certificate of Excellence, 2016 Winner, Moody Gardens Hotel Spa & Convention Center
  • Certificate of Excellence, 2017 Winner. Moody Gardens Hotel Spa & Convention Center
  • Hall of Fame Certificate,  2018 Winner, Moody Gardens Hotel Spa & Convention Center
  • Certificate of Excellence, 2014 Winner, Shearn's Seafood and Prime Steaks
  • Certificate of Excellence, 2015 Winner, Shearn's Seafood and Prime Steaks