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13 Best Hotels in Houston

Many travelers flock to the great city of Houston, therefore there are a number of wonderful lodging options perfect for the businessman or the honeymooning couple. These downtown hotels listed below are all luxury and boutique hotels that offer great amenities in perfect locations. Enjoy all that Houston has to offer by staying in one of these best hotels in Houston.

The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa
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The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa

For travelers wanting a secluded oasis in the middle of downtown Houston, The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa is perfect for you. This hotel, club, and spa is located on 18 acres, offering a peaceful setting nestled in nature. You don’t even have to leave the property to have a good time, as it boasts one of the coolest hotel pools in Houston. Visit the spa for relaxing treatments or dine at one of the multiple on-site restaurants and eateries.

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Omni Houston Hotel

The Omni Houston Hotel is an Uptown accommodation that features a free shuttle to local area attractions, like the Galleria that is only two miles away. Plus, guest rooms come complete with marble bathroom features and flat-screen TVs. At Omni Houston Hotel, guests really enjoy the two outdoor pools, which make the Texas heat a bit more bearable. This Omni location also has an on-site spa, a cafe, a bar and grill, and a nightclub to enjoy on the weekends.

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The St. Regis Houston

One of the best Marriot hotels in Houston, The St. Regis Houston offers guests luxury accommodations. Enjoy Italian linens on the beds and whirlpool tubs in the bathrooms. No matter if you stay in a room or a suite, you’ll experience lavish amenities like the outdoor pool, exercise room, full-service spa, and a top-notch restaurant complete with a private wine room. The St. Regis is a boutique hotel that is perfect for travelers wanting to visit the Galleria or catch a Rockets game or concert at the Toyota Center.

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Four Seasons Hotel Houston

This Four Seasons hotel in the heart of downtown Houston is the only AAA Five-Diamond hotel in the Lone Star State. Four Seasons Hotel Houston is perfect for both business and pleasure, since it’s located within the business district but is also close to cultural attractions. Find great Italian food at the on-site restaurant or discover relaxation at the on-site spa.

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JW Marriott Houston Downtown

Baseball fans and business travelers alike will enjoy a stay at JW Marriott Houston Downtown. Within walking distance from both Minute Maid Park and the convention center, this Houston accommodation is near some of Houston’s best attractions. However, the hotel itself isn’t a bad place to explore either, since it has an on-site spa, in-room Wi-Fi, and a bedside iPad used to order room service or simply look up local information.

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Hotel ICON, Autograph Collection

Hotel ICON, Autograph Collection is a trendy hotel in downtown Houston that was originally built in 1911 as the Union National Bank Building. Hotel ICON features gorgeous decor and remarkable architecture. Guests can enjoy a number of amenities like complimentary internet access, mini-fridges, coffeemakers, rain showers, and marble countertops.

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The Moran CITYCENTRE is found in West Houston’s CITYCENTRE area. It boasts excellent on-site dining options, as well as a swimming pool, and a fitness center. Rest your head in one of the spacious guest rooms and suites, which include modern amenities like high-speed Wi-Fi. It’s just a few miles form the Energy Corridor and Westchase District.

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Hotel ZaZa Museum District

Hotel ZaZa Museum District is a unique upscale hotel that features modern and eclectic decor, making it a perfect stay for the art lover. A stay at Hotel ZaZa will definitely be memorable, from the animal-print furniture to the hotel’s themed suites to the rainfall showers and complimentary internet access. Now the hotel’s own art collection isn’t the only thing that makes this lodging option perfect for art enthusiasts. Hotel ZaZa is located within walking distance to Houston’s Museum District.

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Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria

Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria is a 23-story hotel in Uptown Houston, located blocks from The Galleria and within a short distance from other of Houston’s hotspots like the Museum and Theater districts. Guest can take the area shuttle to explore the awesome attractions nearby. At Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria, there is a rooftop pool, on-site restaurant, 24-hour exercise center, and complimentary breakfast and evening cocktails.

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Hilton Americas-Houston

For those in Houston to visit the George R. Brown Convention Center, the Hilton Americas-Houston hotel is the perfect lodging option for you. This hotel is actually connected to the convention center. And don’t worry about not getting a room here, there is a good chance that this hotel will have a vacancy since it has the largest number of guest rooms in the city at 1,200 rooms.

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The Westin Galleria Houston

Although many of the hotels on this list are near the Galleria, The Westin Galleria is actually connected to it. After an active day browsing through the over 350 stores found at this massive mall, you’ll be glad to have your bed close by. Westin is known for its Heavenly Beds, and this Westin location is no different with Heavenly Beds in every room.

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Hotel Granduca Houston

Hotel Granduca presents some of the best suites Houston has to offer. At this hotel, there are luxurious suites decorated like an Italian Tuscan villa. Enjoy the delicious restaurant, time by the pool, and pet-friendly rooms and services.

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Hotel Derek

Hotel Derek is decorated in Texas flare from the local Arthur Meyerson artworks in the lobby and rooms from the black granite lobby floors paying homage to Houston’s oil industry. This independent boutique hotel is a perfect stay for a business trip or a romantic getaway. Enjoy the on-site restaurant or a drink at the poolside lounge at Hotel Derek.

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