The Sam Houston Hotel

ex. Alden Hotel Houston

1117 Prairie Street, Houston, Texas 77002, Houston, United States, 77002  show map
 4 stars
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The Sam Houston Hotel

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Verified Reviews:

  • Five minute walk to convention center - Nice rooms that are very comfortable - No coffee pots or ice machines
  • Wonderful service and courteous staff - Very bad breakfast - Beautiful veranda - Great fitness room
  • Beds are extremely comfortable - Bathrooms are large - Plenty of amenities
  • Wonderful beds, and bathrooms - Lovely bar with excellent menu - No spa, no pool - Valet parking included
  • Rooms were pretty small - Staff is unbelievably friendly - Includes a good breakfast

Overview

The Sam Houston Hotel boasts convenient positioning at a close distance to Sam Houston Park, Jones Hall and A.D. Players, offering 100 rooms and a health club, an outdoor swimming pool and a veranda. The Sam Houston Hotel has been welcoming guests to its luxury rooms since 1924.

The city center is 30 minute walking distance from the hotel. The property is about 10 minutes' walk of Theatre District Houston, Alley Theater and Toyota Center.

There are shopping centers and markets located nearby.

San Jacinto St @ Preston St bus stop is just 100 meters away from the hotel and a 5-minute walk is enough to get to Preston train station. The hotel is set 20 minutes' drive from William P Hobby airport.

Rooms

All rooms in The Sam Houston Hotel are fitted with individual climate control, a microwave, a minibar, flat-screen TV and an in-room safe. Guests will enjoy a view of Minute Maid Park and Reliant Park from their rooms. A roll in shower, a hairdryer and dressing gowns can be found in all bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

A complimentary breakfast is served every morning. The small restaurant offers light meals. The award-winning bar serves a selection of tea, wines and coffee.

A continental breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

Corporate travelers can use a business center, a meeting room and a photocopier available on site.

Relax

A library and a golf course are offered for guests' comfort. There are a gym and fitness center provided at The Sam Houston Hotel.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) at USD 28 per day.

Number of floors:   10.  Number of rooms:   100.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course
  • Fitness center
  • Tennis

Services

  • Valet parking
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Barbeque grills

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • Mirror
  • Armchair

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer

Bedroom

  • Down comforter

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel The Sam Houston Hotel Houston location
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Hotel Address:

1117 Prairie Street, Houston, Texas 77002, Houston, United States, 77002

Get directions
City Center
  • Houston
    2.3 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Preston Station
    200 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • 17 at Alden-Houston (cuisine: American)
    0 m
  • Hubcap Grill
    20 m
Parks
  • Discovery Green
    620 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    10
  • Number of rooms:
    100

Rooms and availability

The Sam Houston Hotel photos Room Standard Room
Standard Room
Bed type: Double beds or King-size bed or Double bed
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  • Air conditioning
  • Bathtub
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Comfortable room with classical interior comprises a sleeping zone, work desk and private bathroom.

Room facilities
    The Sam Houston Hotel photos Room Deluxe King RoomThe Sam Houston Hotel photos Room Deluxe King RoomThe Sam Houston Hotel photos Room Deluxe King Room
    Deluxe King Room
    Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed
    Size: 33 m²
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    This room is an expansive 360 square feet with a king size bed, leather headboard, sofa and luxurious linens and duvets. Includes a well lit work area with ample electrical plugs and complimentary wireless internet.

    Room facilities
      The Sam Houston Hotel photos Room Deluxe Double Double RoomThe Sam Houston Hotel photos Room Deluxe Double Double RoomThe Sam Houston Hotel photos Room Deluxe Double Double Room
      Deluxe Double Double Room
      Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed
      Size: 33 m²
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      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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      This room is an expansive 360 square feet, with two Double sized beds, leather headboards and luxurious linens and duvets. each room includes a well lit work area with ample electrical plugs and complimentary wireless internet.

      Room facilities
        The Sam Houston Hotel photos Room Junior SuiteThe Sam Houston Hotel photos Room Junior Suite
        Junior Suite
        Bed type: King-size bed
        Size: 46 m²
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        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
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        A door separates the sitting room, which is complete with a sofa, easy chair and a well lit work desk with ample electrical plug-ins.

        Room facilities
          The Sam Houston Hotel photos Room Deluxe Suite
          Deluxe Suite
          Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed
          Size: 48 m²
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          • Air conditioning
          • Shower
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          A separate sitting room comes complete with a sleeper sofa, two separate bathrooms, easy chair and a well lit work desk with ample electrical plug-ins. Feature a view of downtown Houston.

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            How to reach hotel

            hotel The Sam Houston Hotel Houston location
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            Hotel Address:

            1117 Prairie Street, Houston, Texas 77002, Houston, United States, 77002

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Houston
              2.3 km
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Preston Station
              200 m
            • Bus stop
              100 m
            Restaurants
            • 17 at Alden-Houston (cuisine: American)
              0 m
            • Hubcap Grill
              20 m
            Parks
            • Discovery Green
              620 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  12 pm
            • Number of floors:
              10
            • Number of rooms:
              100

            The Sam Houston Hotel Location

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions

            Popular areas

            • Theatre District - 400 m

            Places of interest

            Train stations

            Convention centers

            Museums

            • Texas Aviation Hall of Fame - 200 m
            • Society-Performing Arts Fndtn - 500 m
            • Shell Oil Company Museum - 600 m

            Parks

            • Quebedeaux Park - 500 m
            • Minute Maid Park - 500 m

            Halls

            • Magnolia Ballroom Historic - 500 m

            Theaters

            • House of Blues - 700 m

            Medical care and Hospitals

            • Christus St Joseph Hospital - 400 m
            • Dubuis Hospital At Houston - 400 m

            Golf courses and Country clubs

            Local attractions

            • Downtown Historic District Market Square - 1.6 km
              Houston, TX
            • Museum of Printing History - 3.5 km
              1324 West Clay Street, Houston
            • The Chapel of St. Basil - 3.9 km
              University of St. Thomas Houston, TX 77006
            • Houston Fire Museum - 2.0 km
              2403 Milam Street, Houston
            • Art Car Museum - 3.8 km
              140 Heights Blvd., Houston

            Near the hotel

            • Christ Church Cathedral - 120 m
              1117 Texas St, Houston
            • JPMorgan Chase Tower - 370 m
              600 Travis, Houston
            • Houston Grand Opera - 600 m
              500 Texas Ave, Houston
            • Downtown Aquarium - 790 m
              410 Bagby St., Houston
            • Market Square Historic District - 190 m
              412 Main St, Houston
            • Jesse H. Jones Hall for the Performing Arts - 510 m
              615 Louisiana, Houston
            • Discovery Green - 620 m
              1500 McKinney St., Houston

            Restaurants nearby

            • 17 at Alden-Houston - 0 m

              Address: 1117 Prairie St
              Phone: (832) 200-8888

              67% likes this, based on 62 reviews
              Cuisine: American
              Price Range: CAD 56 - CAD 107

            • Treebeards Restaurant - 120 m

              Address: 1117 Texas St
              Phone: (713) 229-8248

              81% likes this, based on 43 reviews
              Cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole
              Price Range: CAD 0 - CAD 26

            • Little Napoli - 180 m

              Address: 540 Texas Ave
              Phone: 713-225-3900

              Cuisine: Italian

            • Hubcap Grill - 20 m

              Address: 1111 Prairie St
              Phone: 713-223-5885

              71% likes this, based on 62 reviews

            • Mia Bella Trattoria - 220 m

              Address: 320 Main St
              Phone: 713-237-0505

              61% likes this, based on 84 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian
              Price Range: CAD 13 - CAD 37

            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  12 pm
            • Number of floors:
              10
            • Number of rooms:
              100
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            The Sam Houston Hotel Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Sam Houston Hotel

            Average guest rating

            7.6out of 10
            Fabulous
            Based on 27 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Rooms
            6.8
            Value
            7.6
            Service
            8.8
            Location
            9.3

            Guest reviews

            • Family with children
              7.8

              The quality of the hotel

              The location in downtown, not easy to park and empty after 6 PM

            • Older travelers
              7.4

              Could bring a pet

              My wife did not have a tub only shower

            • Single
              7.4

              rooms size is nice

            • Single
              8.2

              The hotel was very nice and was at a great location

              I did not like the fact that there were no curtains and the room was light.

            • Group of friends
              5.0

              its rooms was nice

              location and the staff was not frindly

            • Group of friends
              5.8

              Walking distance to the Minute Maid Park where we went to see Paul McCartney.

              The hotel is too expensive for what it offers: only a very small room. The room was too small, and there was very little light in the room. The bathroom sink was clogged. As there was no parking, they charged 28 dollars + tax to park it in the street....

            • Single
              6.6

              The principle of a boutique hotel....but maybe it shall focus on a more effective service towards clients...like brands

              The location in fact is not the best one as around there is nearly nothing you can reach by foot as downtown is a "dead" area (from a european point of view I have to say) service is ok but more focus shall be done towards quick and good quality service, it is a bit too laid back for me. And not having flat tv is not acceptable nowadays...really !

            • Older travelers
              5.8

              While the Valet/Door Staff were excellent, the Front Desk people were uninterested at best. It seemed to be a bother for them to stop surfing the Internet to answer simple questions. Very surprising.

            • Group of friends
              8.8

              Nice hotel in downtown Houston. Good value, but a noisy place (wedding parties and bar). Extras are very pricey (valet and mini-bar). Location is very good with great places to eat and drink within a few blocks walk.

              Too much noise from late night partying.

            • Couple
              8.2

              Nice view, very comfortable beds and covers, very nice lobby, complementary shuttle, mini bar, very nice staff professional but not all up tight very nice and funny people.

              I got charged twice on my card but yalls system says only got charged once, still waiting on my bank to post it is still pending, and the tvs made me feel as if I were in a motel.

            • Older travelers
              3.8

              Horrible room - no view, to close to street - noisy, small

            • Older travelers
              7.0

              The restaurant service was kind of slow and they really don't anticipate your needs . We have to ask for napkins ,butter(for toast )water, no tsp. to stir yourcoffee .That. day I guess is hectic....

            • Couple
              10.0

              This was our 2nd stay. I will stay again , and again. I really like everything the Hotel has to offer. I have recommended to my friends and family.

              Loved it all the way around!!!

            • Single
              3.8

              * Room smelled like vomit * lights did not work * internet did not work * carpet was very dirty * fridge bar wasn't stocked * only give you one towel and one wash rag ?? DONT EVER STAY HERE

            • Older travelers
              5.8

              While the Valet/Door Staff were excellent, the Front Desk people were uninterested at best. It seemed to be a bother for them to stop surfing the Internet to answer simple questions. Very surprising.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel The Sam Houston Hotel Houston location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            1117 Prairie Street, Houston, Texas 77002, Houston, United States, 77002

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Houston
              2.3 km
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Preston Station
              200 m
            • Bus stop
              100 m
            Restaurants
            • 17 at Alden-Houston (cuisine: American)
              0 m
            • Hubcap Grill
              20 m
            Parks
            • Discovery Green
              620 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  12 pm
            • Number of floors:
              10
            • Number of rooms:
              100