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The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton

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06/11/2017 06/12/2017
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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel was lovely; the staff friendly and helpful; restaurant dinner - awesome. The location was convenient to restaurants and bars on Main Street, convenient to trains and a couple of blocks from the Minute Maid Park.

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Ken F, General Manager at The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

Dear tcpIV, Thanks for sharing your thoughts about your recent experience staying at the SAM. Your comments will be proudly shared with the team members who strive for service excellence each day. Please make this hotel your destination on your return trip to Houston. Best regards, Ken Friesen CHA General Manager

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Reviewed March 6, 2017

We have stayed at The Sam Houston several times when we go over to Houston for baseball. The Sam is in a great location - easy to walk to the games, plus restaurants close by. The beds are so comfortable that I never have a hard time getting to sleep. The staff is welcoming and helpful. Valet parking is prompt....

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Tyson L, Director of Front Office at The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

Hello jantalking, Thank you for choosing to stay as our Guest and for taking the time to write this review. We are thrilled to see that you enjoyed your experiences here with us. We will ensure that we share your review with our team as well. We look forward to seeing you again soon and have a wonderful day. Best...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights & loved it! The location is great for downtown Houston and the staff were really welcoming & friendly! The rooms were really comfortable & we loved the complimentary coffee each morning in reception! If you're wanting to stay in downtown couldn't recommend it enough!

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Ken F, General Manager at The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

Dear RachAucott1, We are always so pleased when we hear comments such as yours that describe your satisfaction with your SAM experience. It was our pleasure to serve you and we trust you will become a frequent guest of ours as your travel plans permit a return to Houston. Thanks again for your kind remarks. Ken Friesen CHA General Manager

Austn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We often stay here when visiting our son, and even when we don't get a Hilton Diamond suite upgrade we enjoy the hotel and its convenient downtown location. Everyone is friendly and they happily shuttle you around downtown Houston for free (except for tip). The only drawback is that sometimes we hear street noise (sirens, delivery trucks) at night or...

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Ken F, General Manager at The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

Dear Valued Diamond Member We appreciate your loyalty to the Hilton brand, and assure you we will constantly strive to earn your trust and loyalty. We welcome your return visit to the SAM. Yours truly, Ken Friesen CHA General Manager

Philadelphia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The customer service at this hotel was outstanding, particularly Jorge Flores who was not only very accommodating, but also a lot of fun to talk to! He recommended wonderful restaurants and he was very prompt and thorough doing anything we needed. I would definitely come back here and hope that Jorge will be working during my stay! The beds were...

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Ken F, General Manager at The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest. We appreciate hearing your "voice" regarding your recent stay, and will share your comments with the team. And of course, we celebrate the notion that Jorge is a key proponent of our service mantra. Come back soon my friends. Ken Friesen CHA General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was great and beautiful. The reception guy Jorge totally 100% great customer service and do the experience incredible. Great!! Totally recommend specially like us for an event at the Toyota Center

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Ken F, General Manager at The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

It's great to hear that Jorge touched your hearts during your stay. We value our social media reviews as they give us a glimpse into what the sentiment of our guests really is. Thank you for revealing your perspective. And make sure a return trip to the SAM is in your travel plans. Regards. Ken Friesen CHA General Manager

Cypress, TX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have stayed here a couple times now. The first time was to check it out as we were having our wedding guests stay here as well as attend an Astros game. The second time was the weekend of our wedding. The hotel is very clean with exceptional service. It is all valet but they are quick...

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Ken F, General Manager at The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

Dear CY_Steve, Your description of your stay with us was very heartening as we strive to deliver on our promise to make each guest stay memorable. Your comments were inspiring and we trust that should your travels bring you back to the city of Houston, you will always remember your friends at the SAM. Best regards, Ken Friesen General Manager

Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sam Houston Hotel is a historic hotel in Downtown Houston and part of Hiltons "Curio Collection" Location is ideal for exploring downtown Houston and the historic city center. the rooms are modern and quiet. Bathroom was top. Parking is a little tricky, i recommend Valet.

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Chad C, Guest Service Manager at The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay as our Guest and for taking the time to write this review. We are thrilled to see that you enjoyed your experiences here with us. We will ensure that we share your review with our team as well. We look forward to seeing you again soon and have a wonderful day.

Hewitt, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When I picked this historic hotel partly out of the Curio Collection also partly because of its location. It's 2 blocks from Downtown Main Street and some historical sites; it's still walking distance from the Convention Center, Discovery Green and Minute Maid Park. The room by nowadays standard is small but inside is updated to the "W" style familiar to...

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Chad C, Guest Service Manager at The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay as our Guest and for taking the time to write this review. We are thrilled to see that you enjoyed your experiences here with us. We will ensure that we share your review with our team as well. We look forward to seeing you again soon and have a wonderful day.

Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! Where to start? Amazing food at The Pearl, cozy and comfy rooms and beautiful hotel altogether. All of these things fail to compare to how great the staff is here though! The staff at the restaurant and bar are amazing. They even made special orders for my husband when he became ill. I arrived in Houston and had never...

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Ken F, General Manager at The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Your candid comments about your recent stay at the SAM were very encouraging and appreciated. We trust you will make another effort in the future to experience our commitment to outstanding guest service. From all your friends at the SAM, "Thank you so much." Best regards, Ken Friesen CHA General Manager

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Sam Houston Hotel, first opened in 1924, has completed a complete renovation in the Spring of 2013. A perfect mixture of contemporary design and Texas culture, The Sam meets all of your business or leisure needs. Each of The Sam's spacious rooms come equipped with the latest conveniences, such as LED TVs, WiFi with up to 20mb of bandwidth, and Keurig coffee makers. Our hotel is ideally located downtown in the central business district, walking distance to all major event venues, restaurants/bars, and the Metro light rail. A truly Houston boutique hotel, the new Sam Houston Hotel is one-of-a-kind. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton

Address: 1117 Prairie St, Houston, TX 77002-3118 (Formerly Alden Houston)
Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Houston > Downtown
Price Range: $133 - $238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton 4*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Alden-Houston Hotel Houston
Houston Alden Hotel
Hotel Style:
#26 Luxury Hotel in Houston
#56 Romantic Hotel in Houston
#78 Family Hotel in Houston
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“Rooms that face the back are a bit loud due to bar music”
tonewyork, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Higher floors on Southeast Side have a view of Minute Maid Park. Great for Friday Night Fireworks (if you aren't going to the game).”
cy_steve, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Decor, shuttle service, ammenities”
mcgowan1715, Feb 16, 2017 | Read review
“We faced the Light Rail and it was a great view and no noise.”
mikecK5333HW, Feb 13, 2017 | Read review
“Get an upper floor.”
Dashecky123, Jan 18, 2017 | Read review
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