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The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton

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1117 Prairie St, Houston, TX 77002-3118 (Formerly Alden Houston)
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were just passing through Houston and booked this hotel because it was near the baseball park. It was close to the park and had all the basics you need but was a little off. They offered a free shuttle within 1.5 miles which sounded like a nice option, but they kept telling us it would be there in 5... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Always welcomed by name - lovely rooms, great breakfast - no issues ever except bar trying to "upsell" wines There's no better location in Houston for business, court, or convenience. I like that they try to give me a familiar room, and even the doormen remember me, and welcome me back - and they'll load the parking meters for you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This boutique Hilton is part of the Curio collection and an American Heritage hotel you could read about in the book at the bedside ~Here Maps brought me to stop alongside The Sam Houston on their right side facing the courthouse near the back parking lot, to drive up to the main entrance you should make a left a Prairie... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed one night at The Sam Houston Curio - it was very pleasant, clean, and close to many restaurants. Bathroom was a nice size with a walk-in shower. Staff very helpful. Use of free shuttle for downtown area was quick and easy. Highly recommend.

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Tomball, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quiet downtown hotel. Small, clean and safe. Convenient to restaurants, Theater District and Houstons "toy Train" public transportation. Perfect for a night on the town in town. Small restaurant in the hotel for a quick elegant breakfast.

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friends and I were in King deluxe rooms, 1002 and 1004. Nicely appointed. Not much of a view but seems like views aren't spectacular from any angle. But hotel is conveniently located from baseball park-2 blocks. Could see the roof of the dome being opened after a game. I'm not familiar with Houston but seems like this is an area... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed just one night, but really loved my room. The king bed was comfortable, surprisingly large closet with safe in it, and the bathroom was huge. It has a large tiled shower (no bathtub) and plenty of room in it. The room had 2 windows (one in the bathroom, one in the room) which allow for plenty of natural... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel is really nice and rooms are very clean. Also, Within walking distance to the Minute Maid Stadium and very close to cool places to hang out. I would recommend for anyone stay here. Would definitely stay here again!

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San Antonio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this hotel. Great price, chic decor, well-appointed, clean, quiet, convenient valet and fun downtown location, comfortable room. Staff was friendly, elevator was quick. Seemed sparsely occupied--which was fine--nice and quiet. Wish we could have stayed more than 1 night. Great view of the old courthouse from the room. Modern and chic bathroom. A++ experience

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Corpus Christi, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Sam is a clean, fashionable hotel right in the heart of downtown. Very convenient to the business needs and also the Astros stadium, Minute Maid Park. I've stayed there for both business and with my family for Astros games, and always been pleased. Good room service menu with quick service, and a comfortable lobby for sitting if you don't... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $136 - $234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton 4*
Number of rooms: 97
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Also Known As:
Alden-Houston Hotel Houston
Houston Alden Hotel
Hotel Style:
#32 Luxury Hotel in Houston
#56 Romantic Hotel in Houston
#78 Family Hotel in Houston
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