10 Hotels With A Lazy River And Outdoor Pool In Houston, Texas - Updated 2021

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The gorgeous city of Houston is unlike any place you may travel to. With its 2.2 million residents, the city boasts of a wonderful mix of business, art and culture, pro sports and incredible food options, making it a lovely vacation destination. According to its official website, national newspapers have begun to call it the “New Capital of Southern Cool.” Down in the South, there is no need to hide indoors as the weather is ever-welcoming and beautiful for most of the year, making it a laidback, no-fuss destination no matter what time of the year you visit. Take the time to step into this Southern paradise and stroll through the culture-filled streets and bask in its evergreen summers, as we take you through the hotels with a lazy river and outdoor pool in Houston, to get the most out of this city.

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1. Marriott Marquis Houston (from USD 269)

This Texan paradise offers a year-round lazy river with outdoor pool, where you can float away from all your worries and stress. It comes with a wide variety of options on both rooms as well as food, as it is overflowing with amazing restaurants that will leave you licking your fingers. Guests especially complimented the rooms, as they come with flat-screen TV, cable, a coffee maker, fridge and ironing facilities. The bathrooms are equipped with all the necessary appliances and complimentary toiletries. Some rooms have a full view of the lazy river, and we would highly recommend you go for those rooms. Couples especially favoured this hotel for a two-person trip.

Marriott Marquis Houston

Wifi Available

Address: 1777 Walker Street
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Newspapers

2. Hotel ZaZa Houston Memorial City (from USD 210)

Hotel Zaza Memorial City has facilities as unique as its name. Located in Houston, this property provides its guests with a wonderful outdoor swimming pool, a bar, and a restaurant, and a host of different amenities to make their stay here cosy and comfortable. Each morning you will be greeted with a classic American breakfast, and this hotel also offers a fitness centre, a great on-site restaurant, and rooms that have a desk, flat-screen TV, a private bathroom with bath and shower, and a wardrobe. Some rooms offer a balcony with a gorgeous view of the city as well.

Hotel ZaZa Houston Memorial City

Address: 9787 Katy Freeway 77024

Air conditioning WiFi available in all areas 24-hour front desk Terrace Happy hour Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Golf course (within 3 km) Private parking

3. Hyatt Place Houston NW Vintage Park (from USD 98)

The Hyatt Place is an ever-popular option for anyone vacationing in Houston with its gorgeous accommodations with a terrace and shared lounge, rooms with a desk and a flat-screen TV, fridge and all the amenities you will need for your comfort and luxury. There is also buffet breakfast available every morning with American options. However, one bonus to this hotel is that it comes with an outdoor pool where you can rest and relax, and guests mention that the room and grounds were kept in excellent condition. All in all, you will definitely enjoy making this your hotel of choice when you vacation in Houston.

Hyatt Place Houston NW Vintage Park

Address: 20330 Tomball Parkway

Kid meals Physical distancing in dining areas Face masks for guests available Free WiFi Parking Air conditioning WiFi Available Delivered food is securely covered

4. Embassy Suites Houston Downtown (from USD 175)

This is an all-suite hotel that offers a host of amenities at your disposal, including everything you can imagine from a separate living room with a sofa bed, two flat-screen TVs, microwave, refrigerator, free Wifi, plush bedding, beautiful private bathrooms with and more. And this is just the rooms! The hotel also comes with a beautiful rooftop pool and a hot tub where you can relax. It has a business centre and a gym, and a free shuttle service. Guests especially loved the complimentary breakfast including the omelette station available for them, and food options in general. The staff was extremely friendly and hospitable according to most reviewers, making their stay pleasant.

Embassy Suites Houston - Downtown

Address: 1515 Dallas Street

Shuttle service (free) Outdoor pool (all year) Outdoor pool Face masks for guests available Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning Concierge service WiFi Available ATM/cash machine on site

5. Hampton Inn Houston Downtown (from USD 145)

Hampton Inn Downtown lacks the stiffness and fussiness of most hotels, instead offering a warm and accommodating ambience and friendly staff. This three-star inn has guest rooms that feature a flat-screen TV with cable, a desk and air conditioning, comfortable bedding along with a luxurious private bathroom with a shower area and vanity. The hotel serves a complimentary American breakfast at the property, and guests loved the ample and luxurious size of the dining area and lobby. Guests mentioned that the staff is very welcoming and friendly, and the distances to popular tourist destinations are easy to access from the location.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown

Address: 710 Crawford Street

Food can be delivered to guest accommodation Free WiFi Delivered food is securely covered Meeting/banquet facilities Swimming pool WiFi Available Lift Internet services

6. Home2 Suites by Hilton Houston Energy Corridor (from USD 119)

This three-star accommodation offers an outdoor swimming pool and a sun terrace where you can relax and enjoy. Aside from this, it also offers a free shuttle service, a business centre, 24-hour help desk, free Wifi, amongst other facilities for your convenience and comfort. The rooms offer a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a dining area with an attached kitchenette with a coffee maker where you can prepare your yummy midnight meals. There is also a private bathroom with complimentary toiletries and appliances for your comfort. The hotel also provides a lovely buffet breakfast every morning. Guests especially loved the cleanliness of the place and the luxurious rooms offered here.

Home2 Suites by Hilton Houston Energy Corridor

Address: 1106 Sherwood Forest Street

Breakfast takeaway containers Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Pets allowed Dry cleaning Designated smoking area Mini-market on site Free parking Laundry

7. Best Western Plus Downtown Inn & Suites (from USD 155)

This hotel will wow you right from the entrance. As you can see in the pictures, it is luxury defined. Featuring high-speed free Wifi, a relaxing and comfortable lobby and lounge area, an outdoor swimming pool and hot tub, a complimentary buffet breakfast with a wide variety of food options to suit any palate, and friendly and welcoming staff, you will surely adore your stay here. The rooms come with television and wifi, bottled water, spacious and comfortable bedding, and all the amenities that will make your stay feel cosy and comfortable.

Best Western Plus Downtown Inn & Suites

Address: 915 W Dallas Street

Ironing service Free WiFi Family rooms Facilities for disabled guests Shuttle service (free) Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas Hot tub On-site parking

8. Hotel Zaza Houston Museum District (from USD 230)

Hotel Zaza Houston Museum District encourages self-indulgence unlike any other, with its vast range of luxury-oriented amenities, including an outdoor pool, terrace and poolside bar, a fitness centre, a spa centre and sauna along with an on-site restaurant. Each of the spacious rooms come with air-conditioning, a flat-screen TV, refrigerator and mini-bar, along with climate control and blackout drapery. Some rooms come with a separate seating area, kitchenette, washing machine and dryer. The incredible private bathroom experience is unlike any you will find, with a rainforest steam shower and bathrobes. Guests can enjoy their meals at Monarch, the fine dining restaurant with a wide variety of cuisines from steak to seafood options. Monarch lounge offers you a variety of craft cocktails, beer and wine.

Hotel Zaza Houston Museum District

Address: 5701 Main Street

All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Parking Internet services Air conditioning Fitness centre Massage Non-smoking rooms Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed

9. The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa (from USD 379)

At the Houstonian Hotel, your luxury is at the forefront of your service staff’s mind. With a full-service spa and state-of-the-art fitness centre that comes with tennis courts, a rock climbing wall as well as a basketball court, this hotel offers everything on a platter. The most impressive thing about it is that it has three spacious outdoor swimming pools and a hot tub for your comfort. The rooms feature a flat-screen TV with cable channels and a separate lounge and seating area for your relaxation, along with plush bedding and floor-to-ceiling French windows that ooze luxury. All this topped with an excellent dining service and a wide variety of food options make this hotel one of the top-rated locations in Houston.

The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa

Wifi Available

Address: 111 North Post Oak Lane
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Sauna

10. Hotel Alessandra (from USD 177)

This five-star hotel offers everything you need including a 24-hour help desk and concierge, luxury car service, an on-site restaurant and spa. It also has an outdoor rooftop swimming pool and rooms with city views. Guests complimented the quietness of the rooms, each of which comes with a seating area, a flat-screen TV, a desk, an espresso maker and mini-bar. Guests will also be given complimentary toiletries for the private bathrooms along with bathrobes. An in-room tablet will allow you to order room service and schedule spa services for your relaxation. The on-site restaurant offers French cuisine, while the Bar Badot is popular for its craft cocktails and light American fare.

Visit Houston for the ultimate laid back and easy-going vacation

Lazy rivers and outdoor pools are popular amongst guests for a reason. Not just because this is one of the features you can only get in the higher-end hotels, but they depict this image of laidback, carefree luxury at its best. However, unfortunately, most places in the world don’t offer the right kind of weather or climate that could put someone in the right mood for a semi-tropical laidback life. Houston, Texas, on the other hand, is built for exactly these kinds of vibes. A vacation here will be sure to put you in the warm summery mood we all associate with a relaxing vacation, even if you visit in a colder part of the year. That’s the true Southern charm of this Texan city.

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