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The Westin Houston Downtown

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1520 Texas Avenue, Houston, TX 77002 (Downtown)
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Ranked #95 of 447 hotels in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a very good 4 star. Spacious and comfy room. The only draw back was the heavy sheets on the bed. You will pay for the convenience of the buffet breakfast. The service was excellent coming and going. I feel if the price stays the same I will be using this hotel for future Astro's games.

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Morden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had stayed at a Westin hotel a couple of years ago and enjoyed it so looked out for one on this trip, chose the Houston Downtown one and was extremely happy with it, all of the staff were very pleasant and helpful in particular Sofia was very friendly and always made us feel very welcome. The hotel setting was... More

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Boston
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57 reviews 57 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent the weekend at the Westin to attend an Astros game. For the the baseball enthusiast, this is an awesome place because its located across the street from Minute Maid Park. Wow! Overall we loved the Westin. Our room was large, well stocked, clean and contained everything one would want. Their exercise facility had everything..weights...treadmill....elliptical...and more. However it was the... More

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Oklahoma City
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74 reviews 74 reviews
24 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My experience at the Westin Houston Downtown is one of the best overall I have had. The location of this hotel is good, right across the street from Minute Maid Park and a 5 minute walk to the convention center. Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse is 5 steps away and is great. The lobby is super comfortable, large and modern with... More

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Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for an overnight trip. Didn't see much of the surrendering area other than from taxi - it looks a bit shady (many bail bond shops around). The hotel itself looks just like most of the Westin - clean, modern. The staff are all very friendly, checking in/out were not a problem. I was told that I have free... More

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Oslo, Norway
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for four days in connection with business. Good location downtown Houston. Used to be the Inn at Ballard Park hotel. It is now owned and managed by Westin. Friendly staff, cleanliness is ok, free WIFI in the lobby, but not free in your room. To bad. Rooms are ok with all facilities. Nice bed, but carpets should be changed.... More

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Bellevue, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Hotel is small, comfortable, but probably not the best value. The hotel is predominantly frequented by business people and has a nice bar and lounge area. The restaurant is decent but limited in its menu choices. There is an expensive steakhouse across the street but no other good food joint nearby. Located in a shabby part of town with crumbling... More

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miami
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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I traveled to the HOU area for work and stayed at the Westin Houston Downtown. The hotel food was great as well as the restaurant across the street (Vic's and Anthony's Steak House). The rooms were comfortable and well decorated. My only complaint is that the free wifi only covered the lobby area (and for WIFI in the rooms you... More

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DFW
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

First I should say we LOVE every Westin Hotel we have ever stayed at...this one is no exception! We sailed on a cruise from Galveston & upon our return, the port was closed due to fog. We didn't get off the ship until around 6:30 that evening.... the fog had rolled in again & so driving home was a bit... More

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SpursSA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Ok my wife talked me into giving the Inn at the ball park a second chance. It is now called the The Westin Houston Downtown. Still being handled by the same folks who had it before. They no longer have the baseball theme (which we loved); it is a little more contemporary but not overly so (which we also love).... More

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Additional Information about The Westin Houston Downtown

Also Known As:
Inn At The Ballpark Hotel Houston
Inn At The Ballpark Hotel
Hotel At The Ballpark
At The Ballpark Houston
Address: 1520 Texas Avenue, Houston, TX 77002
Phone Number:
Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Houston > Downtown
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#18 Luxury Hotel in Houston
#53 Romantic Hotel in Houston
#65 Family Hotel in Houston
#98 Business Hotel in Houston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Westin Houston Downtown 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Westin Houston Downtown,formerly Inn at the Ballpark, is conveniently located near many of Houston's attractions including George R. Brown Convention Center, Discovery Green (one of Houston's most visited parks), and for fans of the arts, The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts and the Houston Symphony. Treat yourself to a baseball game at Minute Maid Park, a concert at the Toyota Center, or a soccer match at the BBVA Compass Stadium - all located within blocks of our downtown Houston hotel.Our goal is that you leave our Houston Downtown hotel feeling better than when you arrived - stay on top of work in the business center, power up at your pace in our Westin Workout Fitness Studio, or eat well in our award winning restaurant, Vic & Anthony's. Enjoy traditional charm and inspiring views in any of our 200 guest rooms and suites, featuring 14' ceilings and ceiling fans. Work at the modern desk or relax on the leather furniture. Get a blissful night’s rest on your Westin Heavenly Bed®, and refresh with premium bath amenities. ... more   less 
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