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Hotel Granduca Houston
Ranked #2 of 511 Hotels in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
Miami, Florida
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
26 hotel reviews
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“Another great stay at the Hotel Granduca”
Reviewed November 2, 2012

Hotel Granduca has been my "home away from home" in Houston for quite some time now. Whether in town on business or pleasure, the Hotel Granduca never disappoints! Oustanding location, luxurious accommodations, A+ service, the Hotel Granduca has it all. The colleagues are friendly, helpful and knowledgable. The Hotel Granduca - always a perfect choice!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
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MaryGraceGray, General Manager at Hotel Granduca Houston, responded to this review, November 4, 2012
Dear Guest

We are so delighted to welcome you back to Granduca. It is our sincere pleasure to know you continue to enjoy all that we have become known for delivering....such as discreet yet attentive service and attention to every detail. We all look forward to seeing you again soon.

Best regards
Mary Grace Gray
General Manager
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Reviewed October 28, 2012 via mobile

I selected Hotel Granduca for a weekend get away with my husband. From the moment I arrived, service and expectations were more than met. Angel at the front desk was very helpful and took the time to give me a quick tour of the facility. Outside and inside the hotel are beautiful and well cared for. Our room was beautiful, spacious, and very accommodating (Granduca Suite). More so the decor was perfect and exactly what I was looking for. The pool and spa were my favorite and we did use both. Pool was heated and the pool/area staff make sure that you are well taken care of. Very relaxing!

We have generally booked the St Regis for a weekend out but after our stay here, I do believe Granduca is our new destination. We love the staff and the resort feel. Highly recommend!!!

  • Stayed October 2012
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MaryGraceGray, General Manager at Hotel Granduca Houston, responded to this review, November 4, 2012
Dear Guest

Thank you for being our guest at Granduca. We appreciate you taking time to share your experience with us. We are so delighted you enjoyed our pool and veranda, as it is one of the many highlights our guests mention.
We hope you will plan to return for the holidays if not sooner!

Best regards
Mary Grace Gray
General Manager
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Kitty Hawk
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Reviewed October 24, 2012

We took a chance on another business didtrict hotel. After the last experience with Intercontinental in Boston I was very wary> These posh hotels promise great service but few truly deliver.
Well this was not the case with Granduca.The service was better than good it was fantastic. Our suite was spacious, comfortable , and extremely clean. All the amenities, coffee , stove, oven microwave,( small )t.v. The chairs, bed, and couches cushy and comfortable,and the bathroom large ,clean and nicely decorated. The best part was the attention the staff gave us to make sure everything was perfect. I will admit it is pricey ; but I would gladly pay the price for the incredible service experience. You could see the general manager daily making her rounds checking everything to keep the standards high. From the time we walked in the door , until the time we left the service was top notch, and it was not solicitous by any means. The employees love thier jobs and do it better than most. The food was great at Cavour, at the beautiful eden like pool side,and even in room dining. Thje waite staff professional, attentive, and efficient.
The shops that surround Granduca are excellent, but if you cannot find what you want there, they will take you to where you can find it! Not in a bus or smelly van , but in a beautiful Mercedes and they pick you up when you are ready. I cannot imagine how hard it must be to offer the kind of unfailing service that Granduca obviously strives to provide. I can only say I did not want to leave and I cannot wait to go back. Trust me when I say the Granduca will be a great experience, and although no place is perfect, the Granduca comes awful close. I wish there was a Granduca in every city! Then I would not have to be exposed the the fakers.

Room Tip: Get a room with a balcony overlooking the pool.The outdoor areas are beautiful and scenic.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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MaryGraceGray, General Manager at Hotel Granduca Houston, responded to this review, November 4, 2012
Dear Guest

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are so delighted you enjoyed being with us at Granduca. We strive to go above and beyond the best each day. It is so nice to hear your comments and feedback. Our team is genuine and sincere in all they do for each one of our valued guests every day. You make a great point, a suite overlooking the lush gardens and pool is simply magnificent!

We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Best regards
Mary Grace Gray
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Reviewed October 24, 2012

We regularly stay at The Granduca and on each stay we are impressed with the lovely surroundings, quality of the furnishings, linens and especially the service. The dining outside by the pool with the beautiful landscape transports to times in Italy.
Our favorite place in Houston and elsewhere

Room Tip: All rooms are great
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
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MaryGraceGray, General Manager at Hotel Granduca Houston, responded to this review, November 4, 2012
Dear Guest

We are so thrilled to know you continue to enjoy Granduca! We look forward to seeing you again soon.
Plan to enjoy our Sunday brunch when you are here for the weekend.

Best regards
Mary Grace Gray
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Middle East
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Reviewed October 18, 2012

The Granduca is our choice whenever we travel to Houston. Attention to detail, warmth and charm are all evident in this lovely hotel.

The staff welcome you as if you are arriving home..... Very nice!

Rooms are spacious and the small kitchen is very convenient. My wife was especially fond of the large walk-in closet.

The surrounding area is also very chic and the whole Granduca experience is always first class!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
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MaryGraceGray, General Manager at Hotel Granduca Houston, responded to this review, November 4, 2012
Dear Guest

Thank you for being our guest recently at Granduca. We are so delighted you enjoyed your experience. We hope to see you again soon.

Best regards
Mary Grace Gray
General Manager
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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed October 15, 2012

stayed there for a week while on business. one of my best stays in Houston area. great staff, great hotel, great ambience. I have nothing to complain about, really. Best part beside the hotel grounds, was the great surrounding restaurants.

Room Tip: great restaurant at the hotel, but there are many great ones around it too. you can walk it or take...
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
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MaryGraceGray, General Manager at Hotel Granduca Houston, responded to this review, November 4, 2012
Dear Guest

Thank you for sharing your experience with us regarding your recent visit to Granduca. We are delighted you enjoyed our hotel and the area. It is a real hidden gem in our great city. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Best regards

Mary Grace Gray
General Manager
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Cypress, Texas, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed October 14, 2012

We stayed here on our wedding night and it was perfect. The rate was low in relation to the breathtaking room we had!! It was absolutley gorgeous and perfect!! We can not wait to come back next your for our anniverary!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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MaryGraceGray, General Manager at Hotel Granduca Houston, responded to this review, November 4, 2012
Dear Guest

Congratulations on your wedding! We are so thrilled you chose Granduca for your special day. We hope to see you during the upcomng holidays; perhaps for Sunday brunch or a special intimate dinner.


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Mary Grace Gray
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Property: Hotel Granduca Houston
Address: 1080 Uptown Park Blvd, Houston, TX 77056-3202
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Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Houston > Great Uptown
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Houston
#8 Romantic Hotel in Houston
#31 Business Hotel in Houston
#65 Family Hotel in Houston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Granduca Houston 5*
Number of rooms: 122
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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, Ristorante Cavour for upscale dining; Il Giardino for casual outdoor dining; an elegant ballroom, Salone Rialto; four state-of-the-art executive boardrooms; and an inviting Veranda and pool with adjacent fitness center. Hotel Granduca Houston and its sister property, Granduca Austin, are the only hotels in Texas to receive the Leading Hotels of the World distinction. Leading Hotels of the World is 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. ... more   less 
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