Galleria Hotels in Houston, TX

by Baldwin Ellis

Houston’s Galleria mall, in the fashionable Uptown district, is a shopper’s paradise for fashionistas as well as savvy bargain hunters. Hotels near the mall range from boutique properties with indulgent day spas and guest suites that rival the city’s opulent mansions, to budget accommodations offering in-room Jacuzzi tubs and hot breakfast buffets. In addition to offering convenient access to the Houston Galleria mall, the hotels are within minutes of an array of eateries and downtown attractions.

Hampton Inn Houston-Near The Galleria

The Hampton Inn Houston-Near The Galleria offers accommodations that belie its budget-friendly prices. The property is within one mile of Houston Galleria mall and minutes away from family-friendly offerings such as Memorial Park, home of Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, and mid-level eateries, including P.F. Chang’s China Bistro and the Cheesecake Factory. Hotel accommodations include a choice of standard guest rooms with contemporary furnishings or romantic whirlpool rooms featuring two-seater Jacuzzi tubs and separate living areas. Cost-saving amenities include complimentary breakfast and free parking, while recreational facilities consist of a fitness center and a heated outdoor pool.

Hotel Indigo Houston Galleria

The Hotel Indigo Houston at the Galleria offers trendy, boutique-style accommodations in the heart of the Uptown district. The hotel is within minutes of Houston Galleria mall and approximately seven miles from Reliant Stadium, home of the Houston Texans football team. Hotel accommodations consist of modern guest rooms with vibrant murals painted on the walls, contemporary furnishings, hardwood floors and glass showers. Amenities consist of lobby computer stations and a fully equipped fitness center, while dining options include light snacks at Golden Bean Café and cocktails at Phi Bar.

Hotel Granduca

Old-world Italian opulence and modern amenities combine at the Hotel Granduca. The fashionable boutique property is near Houston Galleria mall and Uptown Park Shopping Center, which offers over 50 high-end shops and restaurants. A member of the Leading Hotels of the World, the hotel features Tuscan-inspired guest rooms with handcrafted wood furnishings. The hotel’s spacious guest suites offer all of the comforts of a high-end home, including fully equipped kitchens with granite counter tops, multiple plasma TVs, dining tables and private balconies with French doors. Hotel amenities include luxury transportation within a three-mile radius; a heated outdoor pool with chaise lounges, and gourmet dining at Ristorante Cavour, which offers northern Italian cuisine and Sunday brunch.

Omni Houston Hotel

Omni Houston Hotel is an upscale property that offers a full-service spa. Though close to the Galleria Mall, the hotel is set away from the street in one of the district's quieter areas. Hotel accommodations range from standard guest rooms with high-end furnishings, pool or city views, and gardens tubs, to the 1,400-square-foot Presidential suite with a fireplace and walkout balcony. Hotel amenities consist of manicured gardens, two outdoor pools, activity trails, dry saunas and Mokara Spa, a 7,100-square-foot facility that offers eight treatment rooms, facials and couples massages. Dining options are highlighted by NOE Restaurant and Bar, which serves Angus steaks, filet mignon and cured salmon with lemon saffron.