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Holiday Inn Express Houston-Downtown Convention Center

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1810 Bell Avenue, Houston, TX 77003 (Downtown)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The best things about this stay: clean room, comfy beds, cold a/c, good shower, close to GRB, free parking, friendly staff from the housekeepers to the management. As a convention visitor, I was at the mercy of location, location, location. Therefore, this hotel exceeded my expectations! The front desk was very helpful with questions about restaurants (China Garden is an... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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40 reviews 40 reviews
30 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment I walked in, I felt I was at home. I was promptly greeted by Rene at the front desk...He was very, very nice and knowledgeable about IHG Rewards, their programs, their offerings and even asked if I had plans for diner, he wanted to offer some suggestions...Perfect for the front desk.. For being an IHG member, I... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
13 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We stayed here for one night after spending the afternoon at the Space Centre. It is a very modern, clean and comfortable hotel. Only feedback would be the hot tub was far too hot and the pool was like a hot bath. The front desk staff were helpful printing out a map for directions to a big nearby mall. The... More

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Magnolia, Arkansas
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144 reviews 144 reviews
30 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

We came here for an Astros game with our family. We had three rooms; two double queens and one king suite. We were very pleased once we entered the property. The staff went above and beyond to make sure we were pleased with our rooms BEFORE we checked in. They called cabs for us and made sure we were happy... More

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Parker, Colorado
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99 reviews 99 reviews
28 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014 via mobile

We just stayed one night and really liked the hotel. We were in town for an Astros game and it was a 12 minute walk to Minute Maid Park from the hotel. We felt very safe. Parking was free, which is always nice. But I'm sure they factor that into the nightly rate because his was the most expensive HIE... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

If you are attending an event at the Convention Center, this is the hotel to stay. This hotel is a two minute walk from the Convention Center. Upon check-in, guest services was extremely friendly. We rented two adjoining rooms which were very clean and spacious. The breakfast was great, and the military discount even better. I would recommend this hotel... More

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Toledo, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I recently stayed at this hotel on a business trip. This wasn't our first choice, because of location, but it worked out well. The hotel was clean, the staff was friendly enough, and even the parking was quite convenient with a nice sized lot behind the hotel. The only downside to this hotel seems to be location, unless you are... More

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San Diego, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

To pay $700 for three nights at Holiday Inn Express does not really make me very smart...more like desperate, since there was a convention I was attending near-by. My feeling is that all the hotels on a walking distance from the Convention Center do the same thing - overprice their guests. Hotel was good, within its category, worm breakfast included... More

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seattle
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81 reviews 81 reviews
19 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This Holiday Inn is very good at what it needs to be; A Close to the Convention Area, basic hotel with business traveler amenities. Its clean, run professionally and typical of Holiday Inn's Express offerings. Given the choice though, you would rather be at the Hilton. Especially in some of Houston's car wash rain, like this morning where the few... More

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Ines G, Guest Services Manager at Holiday Inn Express Houston-Downtown Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear Seattlenativemike: Thank you for taking the time to give us this candid review of our hotel. Please let us know the next time you stay with us if you need a taxi to the Convention Center, we will be more than happy to call one for you and it will charge you just $6.00 flat rate! Thank you for... More

Cibolo, Texas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Attended a Houston Astros game on 2 Apr 2014. I've stayed in this area before for business but did not what to pay the price for a high end hotel like Hilton or Embassy Suites. Reception was quick and efficient. The room was clean and comfortable. Breakfast was the norm for this type hotel. Definitely recommend this hotel if you're... More

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Ines G, Guest Services Manager at Holiday Inn Express Houston-Downtown Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear TX-BJ81: I am really happy you had a wonderful experience. Thank you for recognize that we have a "Great Location" in Houston with not just good value, but comfortable, clean and friendly accommodations. See you soon! More

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Address: 1810 Bell Avenue, Houston, TX 77003
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Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Houston > Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Houston-Downtown Convention Center 2.5*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#120 Business Hotel in Houston #128 Spa Hotel in Houston
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Why stay anywhere else? Make The Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Convention Center your first choice for your next trip to Houston, Texas. Located in beautiful downtown Houston one block from the Houston Toyota Center, Houston Rockets headquarters, and two blocks from the Houston Convention Center, Houston s biggest convention center. Astros fan? We are just 0.5 miles from Minute Maid Park and the Astros, 2 miles from the University of Houston, 3 miles from the Texas Medical Center, and 6 miles from Reliant Stadium. The Holiday Inn Express is within a mile of Exxon-Mobile, Chevron, Shell, Meridian, Lyondell, Planned Parent Hood, as well as restaurants and the Houston Theater District.In a hurry? Stop by our complimentary hot breakfast bar and pick up a warm cinnamon roll or a biscuit with gravy, or you can pick from our other favorite selections. Whether you are traveling to Houston for business or leisure our hotel accommodation has all of the must have amenities you expect and more: free parking, large heated pool, business center, fitness center, free wireless Internet access, ATM on site. Enjoy spacious guest rooms, incredibly friendly employees and service. We are sure that on your next trip, you will make Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites your first choice. ... more   less 
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