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Where To Stay In Houston, Texas: 10 Hotels & Vacation Rentals

Where To Stay In Houston, Texas: 10 Hotels & Vacation Rentals
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Travelers to Paris can stay in a chateau and tourists in Switzerland can lodge in a chalet. And even though Houston’s accommodations aren’t nestled in the Swiss Alps or situated along the Seine River, it doesn’t mean visitors can’t enjoy a vacation in style. Luckily there’s no need to expect less than stellar lodgings when staying in this Gulf Coast city. Read on to uncover 10 picture-perfect places to stay in Houston, Texas.

1. Bungalow in the Heights: A restored Craftsman-style jewel! (from 196 USD)

This 1935 three-bedroom bungalow in the Heights has been brought back to its original beauty, with the added bonus of many modern amenities. Along with its authentic, historical design are contemporary touches, like central air conditioning, a fully-equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances, large Smart TVs in the living room and bedrooms, and a handy laundry room. All four beds are dressed in quality bedding and are very comfortable. The backyard is a great place to unwind, with a large wooden deck for lounging and a gas grill for barbecuing.

Bungalow in the Heights

Price: from 196 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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2. Luxury two bedroom 1920s apartment: Urban Cowboy chic! (from 129 USD)

The Urban Cowboy Apartment is a very spacious two bedroom, two bathroom residence, offering two queen-size comfy beds in each bedroom. Built in 1927, the space has an eclectic atmosphere, with wonderful artistic touches throughout the home. All rooms are bright with pleasing color schemes.

There’s a roomy back patio with a barbecue grill and the Urban Cowboy Apartment sports many new appliances, including a washer and dryer. Centrally located, the apartment is a short drive to many of the areas’ museums and the art district. The cozy abode is also within walking distance of great restaurants, shops and hiking trails.

Urban Cowboy Apartment

Price: from 129 USD

Number of Guests: 7

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3. Ideal midtown one bedroom: Top-notch looks & locale! (from 95 USD)

With high ceilings, great views and perfect location, this one bedroom apartment is a beautiful spot to spend a Houston getaway. Surrounded by top areas, such as downtown, the Museum District, and the lively Montrose neighborhood, this its location is very walkable and near a lot of nightlife.

The queen-size bed is comfy, so anticipate a good night’s sleep. A private patio has nice views and overlooks the shared apartment pool, which is the real highlight of the property. With its sparkling blue water and inviting lounge area, showcasing comfortable chairs and a toasty firepit, there’s no doubt guests will spend much of their time in the splendor of the outdoors!

Ideal midtown one bedroom

Price: from 95 USD

Number of Guests: 3

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4. Modern penthouse suite: Hip, young & millennial-driven (from 89 USD)

With lots of fantastic eateries and trendy bars within walking distance, this modern penthouse suite is a great choice for the young crowd. Guests have access to a lovely pool, 24-hour gym, free Starbucks coffee, and a clubhouse with a pool table. There’s also a life-size chessboard!

The penthouse is a posh one bedroom with a very comfortable bed.The surrounding decor is simple but elegant, with splashes of purple throughout. The host receives high-marks and is very accommodating and friendly.

Modern penthouse suite

Price: from 89 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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5. Penthouse with panoramic views: Soaring downtown beauty! (from 73 USD)

This is a penthouse with panoramic views - need we say more? With spectacular views of the downtown Houston skyline, from no less than two great balconies, this one bedroom luxury space on the top floor provides stylish high-rise living.

Housed in a historic building, guests are given access to a gym, rooftop, lounge area, and parking garage. A pretty outdoor pool adds to the relaxed and easy-living atmosphere. Walk to entertaining bars, events, and restaurants.

Penthouse with panoramic views

Price: from 73 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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6. St. Emanuel House: A snazzy place to stay & play! (from 185 USD)

Located in east downtown Houston, St. Emanuel House is a large two bedroom, two and a half bathroom home that is perfect for a large group of friends or a family getaway. The space is very open and bright, with many windows. All the sleeping arrangements are cozy and comfortable, and there are plenty of crisp, clean sheets, pillows, and blankets available.

The entertainment center is equipped with a large LED TV and Netflix and there’s high-speed WiFi, as well. For some physical activity, there’s a ping-pong table in the garage! St. Emanuel House is close to many entertaining attractions, like Discovery Green, bars, breweries, and restaurants.

St. Emanuel House

Price: from 185 USD

Number of Guests: 12

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7. One bedroom warehouse apartment: Eye-catching gem in the center of downtown (from 140 USD)

Centrally located in the Downtown area, this one bedroom warehouse apartment offers attractive accommodation with its beautiful exposed brick look, wonderful lighting, and cozy flair. Tastefully decorated, this unique space offers a balcony with great city views, a comfy queen-size bed, along with a couple of fold-out sleep sofas, and a washer and dryer.

Other amenities on hand are a gym, cable TV, and WiFi. There’s also easy access to much of downtown Houston’s tourist attractions.

One bedroom warehouse apartment

Price: from 140 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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8. Hilton Americas-Houston: Polished luxury lodging! (from 199 USD)

An amazing outdoor sundeck with skyline views and a stunning Olympic-size pool are just a few of the great features that await guests at Hilton Americas-Houston. The beds are plush and comfortable and the rooms are spacious. Hilton Americas-Houston also has an impressive indoor skywalk to the George R. Brown Convention Center.

Just steps from the Toyota Center, Minute Maid Park, GreenStreet shops, and Discovery Green, Hilton Americas-Houston is a fine place if you want exciting downtown action.

Hilton Americas - Houston

Address: 1600 Lamar, Downtown Houston, Houston, TX 77010, USA (see map)

Price: from 199 USD

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9. Rich & ritzy comfort at the Hampton Inn - Houston Downtown (from 293 USD)

With a wonderful outdoor pool and a very nice fitness center and spa, Hampton Inn - Houston Downtown is a great hotel for keeping guests in shape. Rooms offer soft, pleasant color schemes and snug beds. Guests can opt for a standard Guest Room or an Accessible Room, which has all the luxury of a Guest Room, but with more space.

If you’re attending a baseball game at Minute Maid Park it’s an easy stroll, and there are lots of fine dining options in the immediate area. Got a late night craving? A nicely-stocked mini snack court can be found in the lobby area. Hampton Inn - Houston Downtown offers a free hot breakfast every morning, and free coffee or tea in the lobby, 24 hours a day.

Hampton Inn - Houston Downtown

Address: 710 Crawford Street, Houston, TX 77002, USA (see map)

Price: from 293 USD

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10. Four Seasons Hotel Houston: Top-rated from service to slumber! (from 441 USD)

With a staff unequaled in their attentiveness and friendly manner, Four Seasons Hotel Houston provides a welcoming stay, from beginning to end. A newly renovated gym and spa area, as well as a relaxing pool and hot tub, provides a healthy dose of exercise and pampering.

The guests’ rooms are crisp, clean, and spacious, with a refined, yet homey quality. Flowers arranged in every room is a nice elegant touch. For an enjoyable meal, try the delicious Italian cuisine at the on-site Quattro restaurant.

Four Seasons Hotel Houston

Address: 1300 Lamar Street, Downtown Houston, Houston, TX 77010, USA (see map)

Price: from 441 USD

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Dapper digs in Houston

So go ahead and make plans to explore the Space Center and visit the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo. When it comes to lodgings, tourists may not get a chalet or chateau, but whether it’s a posh high-rise hotel, a charming bungalow with cute accents, or an elegantly decorated apartment, Houston’s accommodations do offer a very pleasing array of amenities to satisfy the most discerning eye.

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As a child, Catherine's family took a trip to the World's Fair New Orleans and her mom asked what she wanted to see. She exclaimed, "Everything!" She's been working on that endeavor ever since.

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