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The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton

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League City
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a great stay over the Easter Holiday. Everyone on the staff was friendly and were able to help me when I needed it. I would recommend this hotel to anyone that is looking for a quick trip or for business travel.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Reviewed 7 March 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...

Allen, Texas
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Here for a wedding! Great place! Service was good, breakfast was amazing. Would have liked to see queen beds instead of double beds but that's minor. Glad they were able to accommodate my pet at the last minute.

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Houston, United States
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Sam Houston Curio in downtown Houston for 6 days. The hotel is very nice and located close to many restaurants and drinking establishments. A short walk to both baseball and basketball venues as well. The hotel room was well accommodated and quite, although I wish it had a small fridge. The only parking available was valet and...

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

We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay at the SAM. We trust you will come back soon and make this your choice for another hotel stay the next time your travel plans include Houston. Best regards, Ken Friesen General Manager

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my first time visiting Houston, TX and wasn't sure which hotel to choose. I must say that this hotel is in a great location, the service is outstanding, the rooms are exactly how they look online. The service provided upon arrival by Jorge F and throughout the stay was excellent. Jorge F made the stay at "The Sam"...

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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.

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

We couldn't have made a better choice of location and services then The Sam. Everything went off beautifully and everyone had great things to say about the venue. Can't think of anything to complain about!!

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

Dear Cathy E. We are so proud to have had a part in such a great celebration. Thank you for your comments and kind words. We look forward to the next opportunity to serve you at the SAM. Best regards, Ken F. General Manager

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful, comfortable, and friendly hotel. The rooms are very attractive. The service at the front desk, valet, and restaurant could not have been better. The location allowed me to walk to the Astros game. I will look to stay here on my future trips. And it also made me want to explore more Curio collection hotels. This was my first...

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

We certainly appreciate your feedback and are delighted that you enjoyed your first stay at a Curio. We would love to have you back. Sincerely, Ken F.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Picked this property because of Hilton Honors. Was very surprised at how nice it was. Location was great for walking to bars and restaurants. Parking is a little tricky, due to them being land locked, but Valet guys took god care of us.

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

Your remarks are appreciated. Come back soon. Best wishes, Ken F.

Atlanta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful hotel near the Theatre District. Nice rooms, attentive staff. Easy to walk to theatres and restaurants. The hotel restaurant "The Pearl" was excellent also. Highly recommend if you are staying downtown!

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

So happy you enjoyed your time with us in Downtown Houston. Come back as soon as you are able. Regards, Ken F.

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful hotel from the rooms to the staff! Jorge F. at the front desk went above and beyond to ensure my boyfriend and I had a wonderful stay for his birthday. It had been an awful day with flight Delta flight cancellations and we made this reservation last minute, I called the say of and told him it was my...

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

Thank you for your kind remarks. We are so happy that you enjoyed the special weekend. We are anxious for your return. Ken F General Manager

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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)
Region: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Houston > Downtown
Price Range: RM607 - RM1,466 (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:
#27 Luxury Hotel in Houston
#56 Romantic Hotel in Houston
#78 Family Hotel in Houston
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