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George R. Brown Convention Center

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Address: 1001 Avenida de las Americas, Houston, TX 77010
Phone Number: 713-853-8000
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We attended a Texas High School Coaches Convention at the Brown Convention Center. It was very roomy and clean. Having more meal and shopping locations close by would have been... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Port Deposit, Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The food vendors are horrible!!!! Eat before you leave home or after you leave. The food vendors do not offer any level of service or concessions for choice. I asked for a pickle with chicken strips and fries, offered to pay for it and was told no. You could buy half sandwich and soup but not two different halves of... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

HUGE meeting facility in downtown Houston. Well laid out and say to navigate. Lots of escalators and elevators. Sky walks to both the garage and the Hilton Americas hotel. GREAT for avoiding that Texas heat. Well appointed: FedEX on the 2nd floor, Fast food kiosks throughout and Cafe' area on the 3rd floor featuring sandwiches, soups, salad bar and desserts.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Was at this location for a convention and loved it! It was one of the best convention centers I've visited thus far. It is equipped with a Starbucks, Chik Fila and other eateries. Although it was BLAZING HOT in Houston, the convention center was extremely cold!

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Durham, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

There was nothing extraordinary about the George R. Brown Convention Center. Its two-level bridge to the Hilton Hotel allows convenient transitions between the to structures. The construction in downtown Houston made it somewhat hazardous to walk between the convention center, Discovery Green, and the light rail. When the improvements are complete, this may be a more pleasant space for conventions... More 

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I enjoyed my visit to the GRBCCenter. This venue's size easily accommodated the 13,000 in attendance

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We attended a Texas High School Coaches Convention at the Brown Convention Center. It was very roomy and clean. Having more meal and shopping locations close by would have been a perk; but it was a nice convention, regardless.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Visited here during Houston Comic Palooza, well laid out with lots of space, I am hoping to see the con grow into this spacious center a little better.

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The GBR is good to visit if there is a exhibition. But you will enjoy the park right across the street. Lots of cool restaurants and pubs around. Parking is difficult, so get there early or park a few blocks away.

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Liberty Hill, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Nice center, took husband to a gun show as part of Father's day and he enjoyed it very much. The only thing is trying to get to it from all the construction going on around it...very crazy, but I'm sure it will be nice once they finish, if the ever finish.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Useful exhibition space, well designed, interesting to visit even if you're not part of the current event....

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Additional Information about George R. Brown Convention Center

Address: 1001 Avenida de las Americas, Houston, TX 77010
Phone Number: 713-853-8000
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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