Dallas Street runs through the heart of the downtown Houston, Texas, area. Staying at a hotel on this street will put you in close proximity to many of the cultural facilities, such as the Ally and Aerial Theaters, as well as sports venues, such as the Toyota Center, home of the Houston Rockets basketball team and the site of many big-name concerts. In addition, this area is home to a number of fine restaurants and shops.
DoubleTree Hotel Houston Downtown
The DoubleTree Hotel Houston Downtown is conveniently located within walking distance to a number of attractions and venues, including the Toyota Center, the George R. Brown Convention Center and the Houston Theatre District. The hotel is connected to Houston's underground tunnel system, which allows you to get around the city without braving the elements. In addition, the DoubleTree has a complimentary shuttle service that can take you to different areas downtown. This hotel has 350 rooms and suites, all with floor-to-ceiling windows.
Courtyard Houston Downtown/Convention Center
This nine-floor hotel is housed in a building originally built in 1921 and still retains its original brass elevator doors and rose marble. Among the amenities available at the Courtyard Houston are a cafe, coffee shop, fitness center and outdoor pool. The hotel, conveniently located close to the convention center and Minute Maid Park, where the Houston Astros play, also offers complimentary shuttle rides to select areas downtown. Guest rooms feature a refrigerator and pullout sofa.
Best Western Downtown Inn & Suites
The 76-room Best Western Downtown Inn & Suites offers guests a complimentary beer and wine happy hour, as well as a complimentary hot breakfast. Free high-speed Internet access, parking and a weekday shuttle service to select points downtown are also free at this four-story hotel. Other hotel amenities include an outdoor pool and exercise room. Best Western's rooms, which are more than 500 square feet, feature refrigerators, microwaves, complimentary bottled water and Eurotop mattresses.
Residence Inn Houston Downtown/Convention Center
The 10-floor Residence Inn Houston offers 171 suites that come with sofa beds and kitchens equipped with microwaves, dishwashers, cooking and serving ware, and refrigerators. The one-bedroom suites feature stove tops, while the two-bedroom units also have an oven. An on-site laundry area is also available. A buffet breakfast and a manager's reception on selected evenings are complimentary for guests. Among the hotel's amenities are a swimming pool, fitness center and complimentary shuttle service to select downtown areas.
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