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1080 Uptown Park Blvd, Houston, TX 77056-3202
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#26 of 604 hotels in Houston
A boutique hotel located in one of Houston’s most exclusive neighborhoods, Hotel Granduca Houston blends Italian sophistication with modern, personalized amenities, offering travelers a luxurious escape in one of the county’s most dynamic cities. Featuring 122 residential-style rooms and suites designed to evoke the grandeur of an Italian Palazzo, Hotel Granduca Houston boasts an award winning restaurant, for upscale dining; Il Giardino for casual outdoor dining; an elegant ballroom, Salone Rialto; three state-of-the-art executive boardrooms; and an inviting Veranda and pool with adjacent fitness center. Hotel Granduca Houston is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World, a private collection of independent, luxury hotels throughout the world. Hotel Granduca was conceived as part of Uptown Shopping Park, a European style outdoor shopping plaza, featuring fashionable shopping and restaurants, all adjacent to the hotel. For more a more comprehensive shopping, Hotel Granduca offers complimentary car services to the world acclaimed Houston Galleria and the new River Oaks Shopping Center in the hotel’s own Maserati. Designer boutiques and shops for men and women, fine-dining restaurants, cafes and entertainment and High-Fashion Luxury Shopping in Houston are all within minutes of Hotel Granduca.
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Property amenities
Valet parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Evening entertainment
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hot tub
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Saltwater pool
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Outdoor dining area
Wine / champagne
Shuttle bus service
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
ATM on site
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Dining area
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Private balcony
Room service
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
On-demand movies
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Tom352VD wrote a review Sep 2022
Montreux, Switzerland158 contributions117 helpful votes
We had an enjoyable stay during a business trip to Texas with very nice staff members welcoming us. The restaurant and bar menus were great and the staff very fast, friendly and guest oriented, a big thanks to Mrs. Marta who provided us with a delicious dinner on the beautiful terrace.
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Date of stay: September 2022
Trip type: Traveled on business
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sarah d wrote a review Dec 2020
27 contributions29 helpful votes
Hotel's Favorite
My husbad and I travel all the time- have been on a road trip for weeks staying at 5 star hotels and coming back to the Granduca now for the 3rd time is such a delight.. This hotel has something that is rare in the hotel business- it feels like a family hotel in Portofino.. CHARM!! Everything about the hotel is wonderful- the decor, the little details that were things of the past. The food is fantastic and the staff is always incredibly helpful and sweet. And i forgot to mention- the beds are super comfortable. Larry Bundy the GM is extremely courteous and coudn't have been kinder. Margarita and Marlo at the front desk were very accommodating, and very attentive. Adrian at the restaurant is absolutely darling- as is Argentina. Congratulation Granduca for making us feel like we'vee stepped back to a world of charm and elegance.
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Date of stay: December 2020
Room Tip: every room is charming- we like the non smoking floor- and a room with a view to the pool, but...
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freetobeme56 wrote a review Aug 2022
Spicewood, Texas17 contributions17 helpful votes
Carlos did an excellent job of taking care of our needs (ably assisted by Calvin). Sandwiches, sweets, and tea were very good and enjoyed by all in our party of three. Service was excellent without being intrusive or hovering. Loved the atmosphere looking out on the back landscaping and pool.
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Traveled with friends
Room Tip: Liked the fact that we could self park and did not have to use a valet, although it was offered....
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AFBT wrote a review Jul 2022
Burleson, Texas244 contributions121 helpful votes
I really loved staying at Granduca! Yes, I only gave it 4 stars because the furnishings were pretty tired and worn, however, the place was super clean! We stayed the 4th July weekend and it seemed like we were one of about 5 guest rooms that occupied the place. On the 4th of July we were almost the only people at the pool. It was great to practically have the place to ourselves. We ate breakfast one morning and it was very good!! All of the food was fresh and we had a delicious pot of coffee. Everything that we ordered from the bar was well balanced and refreshing. By the pool I had Aperol Spritz’s and they were perfect! They offer a yummy watermelon caprese and a very good fruit cup. The bartenders and servers were all super friendly. We stayed in a suite that had a kitchenette. We didn’t need/use it but it was nice to have a refrigerator for some bottled water. I was a bit disappointed that when my husband went down to the breakfast area he ordered a pot of coffee to take to the room but he was told there were not enough coffee pots to take one to the room. I thought that was interesting because as I said occupancy was super low. There were only about 5 cars in the parking lot.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Self parking is available and some is covered
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Travelerbob wrote a review May 2022
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I travel to Houston about 4 days every other week. So understand that is close to 100 days a year. At 400-500 a night that’s not chump change and should be something worthy of a repeat or loyal customer rating. The first few trips I was acceptable of the poor services and the poor room location in the building. As I repeated trips I asked to be booked in a better location (nothing significant just a higher room and simply to not look at the building dumpster) and in such I asked for a proper way to book and recognize my loyalty to this aging property. I had stayed at other Giorgio properties over the years in my thousands of nights “on the road” and had some great experiences. I didn’t overly chose this hotel it just happens to be very convenient to my destination and of course a LHW. Well, after 6-7 visits I actually got “pissed” as I received another dumpster room. The property has about 122 rooms of which maybe…10?? look at the dumpster? I did not pick the “ada” or cheep room. AMEX books a suite…..I was told my reservations all come in under different profiles and they don’t know my preferences. Well, same AMEX card for 30 years so not sure how they can’t track profiles. Do they even have a way to track? I have book through AMEX travel for the last 20 plus years. Anyway. Get your act together or lose 100 days a year. I will give it one more chance in two weeks otherwise there are many, many other point earning options in Houston as close to good food and good activities. Without change this aging property will die on the vine. As a LHW member I think I’ll reach out to them as well-but by no means are they really LHW anyway as that is a pay to participate program. Rooms are larger and with 4-5 days in a hotel I do like the space. But I’ll give up space for some respect and service very soon. Good luck Georgio.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled on business
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Marianne W wrote a review Mar 2022
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I totally agree with the last few bad reviews. I was looking forward to a unique, 5 star stay at this hotel but what I got was poor service, the run around, a dated old environment and no sleep. Any small sound in the hallway is heard in the room. That’s not ideal but livable. But when someone is out of control in the hallway, someone should intervene. A woman, angry with some man, was yelling at him on her cell phone for 2 1/2 hours in the hallway outside my door from 11:30pm-2:00am. I called the front desk several times as it was impossible to sleep. I was told security was notified and would be up. No one ever came! I asked the receptionist the next morning what happened. She said that management was aware of the situation. I asked to have the manager call me but never heard anything. The next morning, at checkout, I again inquired as to compensation and to speak with the manager. I was told no manager was available and that the front desk could not assist me. I asked for a copy of my bill and was told I wouldn’t be receiving one because I had pre-paid. I was worried because, upon checking in, the housekeeper Zane into the room to make sure the mini bar and items on the table had not been used because, if so, I might be charged for them. Just crazy. In addition, the bed frame in my room was loose and must have put a hole in the wall. Instead of patching it, they tacked a piece of plywood to the hole. The headboard was still broken and the plywood looked ridiculous and served no purpose. Obviously, the hotel cares nothing about their guests. I do not blame them for unruly guests but I do blame them for taking no action. Had there been a true emergency, nothing would have been done. Just an awful stay at an old, run down hotel.
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Traveled solo
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Mikey Kay wrote a review Mar 2022
Paris, France11 contributions1 helpful vote
As a member of the Leading Hotels Worldwide Group, I was looking forward to a good stay in the Hotel Granduca. I picked the hotel specifically because of LHW reputation. Sadly, nothing about the stay was up to par. Apart from the staff, who were kind, enthusiastic and polite. The room was extremely expensive, and a little tired. On top of that, there’s 4 sets of taxes to pay. The hotel was also tired. I was reassured that breakfast was complimentary as I’m a LHW member. Not the case. I got a $23 credit. But when a 3-egg omelette costs $18. And additional two eggs costs $10, a side salad costs $15, and an Americano costs $7, breakfast was coming to north of $53 every day. I was supposed to stay a week. I called it a day after two nights given the alternatives around Houston. As mentioned, the staff were lovely, a redeeming part of my brief stay. Thank you Alba for making breakfast a pleasant experience. MK
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Traveled on business
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jeza1 wrote a review Mar 2022
NY3 contributions5 helpful votes
My family arrived early and were told our room wasn’t ready and they would have housekeeping work on it. One hour later we were told the same thing. Fast forward 3 hours later, my two kids, my husband and I are STILL waiting in the gym with nowhere to go. It’s 2:45pm. I understand hotels have check in policies but this is an off weekend and this hotel is empty. I can guarantee the room is ready and they’re just not wanting to help us. Even if it weren’t, it doesn’t take 3 hours to get a room cleaned. They should have compassion that we have kids with us. I would understand if they were busy but they’re not and they’re not even apologetic about it either. For the amount of money this hotel charges you would think they would have better customer service. Won’t be coming back.
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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Timothy K wrote a review Nov 2021
New orleans29 contributions31 helpful votes
Alba amazing It is difficult to describe such a well scripted dinning experience on Wednesday evening. The food The staff The wine list The presentation The decor The Chef!! Very talented A very memorable evening.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Hanko wrote a review Jun 2021
Mexico City, Mexico51 contributions44 helpful votes
Terrible experience We had two rooms, both smelled like cigarettes. I hadn't experienced this since the 1980's. Forget about any kind of service after 11:00 pm. Hotel staff disappears after that time, so no one will help you with anything either by phone or physically at the front desk. For a "luxury" hotel that charges these prices, I find that unacceptable. On our first night, right when I was realizing the kind of hotel we had chosen, I walked to the front desk at midnight no solve an issue with our room, only to find sn empty front desk and the front doors chained shut. Really???? Would not go back even for free. Avoid.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Avoid staying there.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Granduca Houston
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Granduca Houston?
Nearby attractions include Houston Arboretum & Nature Center (0.6 miles), Rooftop Cinema Club (0.6 miles), and St. Martin's Episcopal Church (0.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Granduca Houston?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Granduca Houston?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a minibar, and air conditioning.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Granduca Houston?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Granduca Houston?
Yes, valet parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Granduca Houston?
Conveniently located restaurants include Willie G's Seafood, Masraff's, and Etoile Cuisine et Bar.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Granduca Houston?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Does Hotel Granduca Houston have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Hotel Granduca Houston offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Granduca Houston?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Granduca Houston?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Hotel Granduca Houston offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.