Where to stay in Houston

Where is the best place to stay in Houston?

Houston is the most populated city in Texas and the fourth largest in the US. Known for being one of the world's major energy capitals this is also the city NASA calls home. It is a thriving, multicultural metropolis served by three airports and the largest port in the US. The city covers a vast area and is well served by a cheap and efficient public transport system. What Houston is less well-know for is a surprising arts and culture scene. It has the largest theatre district outside of Broadway and organises over 400 events annually. The Museum District has 18 cultural, historic and science museums all within walking distance of each other, many of which are free to the public. Situated near the Gulf of Mexico, Houston has near perfect all year round weather. Ideal for visiting it's beaches, waterparks and antique funfairs.


The best area to stay in Houston is the area around The Galleria. The Galleria, in Uptown Houston, is the largest shopping centre in Texas. It has two large hotels within the complex and an excellent range nearby. Its a shopper's paradise with every store you could imagine.  The Galleria is perfect for families and non-shoppers alike.  It has an indoor skating rink, two swimming pools and over 50 dining options.  Its central location makes it easy to travel to Houston's other main attractions and it is very well connected by public transport.

Hotel   Avg price
Hilton Garden Inn Houston/Galleria Area
3201 Sage Road
119€ - 142$
Hyatt Place Houston Galleria
5252 W Alabama St
120€ - 143$
Residence Inn Houston by The Galleria
2500 McCue Road
127€ - 151$
Courtyard by Marriott Houston Galleria
2900 Sage Road
147€ - 175$
Hotel   Avg price
Westin Oaks
5011 Westheimer
194€ - 231$
JW Marriott Houston
5150 Westheimer
210€ - 250$
Westin Galleria
5060 West Alabama
211€ - 251$


If you are interested in where to stay in Houston, you may also be interested in where to stay in Austin, where to stay in Dallas and where to stay in San Antonio.

The Galleria area, the best area to stay in Houston

the galleria houstonIf you are visiting Houston for holidays, we recommend you stay in the Galleria. The Galleria is not just a mall but it includes a luxurious hotel and various restaurants. Staying here means you will not need to travel elsewhere. Everything that you need to enjoy about Houston is present in the Galleria. This is the biggest shopping center that attracts more than 26 million people every year. This popular tourist spot has hundreds of stores that include world-class brands including Yves Saint Laurent, Versace, Gucci, Tiffany's & co., Louis Vuitton, Macy's, Juicy Couture, Fendi, Ralph Lauren, and many more.


We highly recommend the people visiting Houston to stay in the Galleria. The Galleria will provide a rich experience of entertainment facilities and close-by amenities. The hotels near Galleria are the finest that provides visitors with great service and luxury. You can choose to stay in Hotel Derek, The Westin Oaks, Royal Sonesta Hotel, Aloft Houston, Sheraton Suites, St. Regis, and many more. Galleria Houston is tagged as an upscale shopping mall. High-end retailers, cafes, restaurants, and clubs are in close proximity to this area. The nightlife of Galleria offers various activities from karaoke clubs to dancing bars and much more.


The Galleria also offers entertainment facilities and various activities for children and women. The center has two huge swimming pools, children's play area, spas, beauty salons, skating rink, etc. Visitors can enjoy every entertainment facility in one place. The Galleria is a complete package for visitors and allows them to enjoy the best of Houston. The center consists of more than 40 dining places from world-class cuisine to the local Houston food. The Galleria is close to Houston's two most dynamic neighborhoods: River Oaks and Memorial. The architecture of the Galleria is one-of-a-kind and people from all around the world come to witness this gem of a place.


There are many more fun things visitors can do in Galleria. If you are visiting with kids, you can leave them in the gaming arcade. This arcade consists of hundred of games for children of all ages. The ice rink at the Galleria is ideal for families. You can wear your skates and hit the icy grounds to enjoy with family and friends. We recommend that families visit the jungle themed restaurant in the Galleria.


Houston Galleria is a place where you can find almost anything that you desire. When visiting Galleria, make sure you visit the Williams Tower that overlooks the shopping center. This skyscraper is beautifully designed and has various restaurants that you can enjoy a little lunch at.



Hotels in Galleria


Downtown, another great area to stay in Houston

downtown houstonDowntown is Houston's business hub that has the headquarters of some of the biggest firms. Downtown has emerged as an advanced neighborhood in Houston in the last decade. This place has grown tremendously. It now has several restaurants, shopping centers, historic sites, museums, and much more. This part of Houston is very diverse with people from different ethnicities and cultures. Moreover, the Downtown area is famous for its arts and cultural events held throughout the year.


This metropolis has a spectacular skyline. People of all age groups enjoy living in Downtown because it provides entertainment for people of all ages. Downtown also consists of parks and outdoor activities for children and families. The most famous Downtown tunnel system is a chain of tunnels beneath huge office buildings consisting of several restaurants and shopping stores.


Discovery Green is an urban park in Downtown famous for the entertainment facilities that it offers. Visitors can enjoy live music every night at the Discovery Green. The place also offers fitness facilities for the visitors. In winters, this place offers ice-skating on Kinder Lake.


The Downtown area has grown into an advanced place with hints of urban architecture and sites. Market Square Park is another famous spot in Downtown that consists of several cafes and restaurants. The nightlife of Downtown is also very exciting. Whether you are visiting with your family or your friends, you will find plenty to do.


The bars in Downtown are exceptional and offer a variety of drinks, cocktails, and snacks. Moreover, the visitors can enjoy the amazing dance clubs at night. 806 Lounge is one of the famous lounges in Downtown that offers extra-ordinary cocktails. The place has a sophisticated look but is very lively. If you are a fan of baseball, don't miss out on Ballpark Café. This café is based on baseball theme that offers all types of American cuisine. Downtown is turning into a massive entertainment area for people in Houston.



Hotels in Downtown Houston