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The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 20 November 2014

Booked a night here based on rave reviews. Did not disappoint. Hotel is historic, located in downtown area, but inside is all modern, but not too comtemporary. The rooms have been updated with king size beds, modernized for today's technology, updated furniture and TV. Bathroom is spacious, again, modern, with a fabulous shower. The towels are very thick which is...

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Reviewed 19 November 2014

Old water bottles under bed. Hotel staff was not accommodating. Horrible area. I wouldn't step foot out of the hotel by myself. Pan handlers hassle you for money at the hotel front door. I could go on and on. Horrible place. Will never stay again and will let everyone know to never stay at The Sam Houston. Overly priced for...

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4Thank Phoebe H
Hudiksvall, Sweden
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Is downtown Houston your detsination, this hotel would be a good option for you. Hotel have an excellent shuttle that can bring you anywhere in downtown at any time as well. Breakfast is served in a pleasen surrounding and can be enjoyed with a calm atmosphere.

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Texas
Reviewed 4 November 2014

The physical hotel and accommodations are pleasant with a charming boutique feel. However, the experience was deeply marred by the fact that a stranger walked into our hotel room while my spouse was changing. The incident caused significant embarrassment, and led to basic questions about the security of the hotel - if another person's key worked on our hotel room....

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 15 October 2014

So we went to 17 Restaurant before a concert and we were the only people in the restaurant with a part of 8. The service was so slow and the waitress was unable to accurately record our orders. We let her know that we had to leave promptly at 730 and were seated at 6; bread and drinks barely arrived...

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Plainview, Texas, United States
Reviewed 5 October 2014

This smaller hotel in downtown Houston is decorated in a crisp, modern style that gives it a modern feel. Rooms are comfortable with sufficient room for a longer stay. Staff is well trained in guest service and all our requests were quickly met. The breakfast is limited, but tasty. Restaurant staff seemed a bit disorganized. Bar and lobby are comfortable....

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2014 via mobile

Stayed here last night for a ballgame. The ballpark only a 5 minute walk from hotel. We had a deluxe king room on the top floor. The room was large and very comfortable. A really big comfortable bed with beautiful crisp white bedding. The bathroom was really modern with a great double walk-in powershower. Big white fluffy towels and nice...

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Nacogdoches, Texas, United States
Reviewed 27 August 2014

Jeremy & the entire staff did a great job. We checked in early. We had a lot of stuff to go to the Federal Court Building every day. We were dropped off by the courtesy car & picked up. The rooms are small, but very clean. Modern bathrooms with walk in showers, bug fluffy beds, work centers and flat screen...

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1Thank Paul R
UK
Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

The hotel is perfect for catching a baseball or soccer game; easy walking distance to both. Plenty of good bars and restaurants nearby. The rooms are a good size, modern and with everything you need for a perfect short stay in Houston. Make sure you head to Rachel's cafe opposite for a tasty breakfast taco!

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Reviewed 26 July 2014

the hotel is very nice and upscale. Front desk was very helpful. rooms are very updated, nice beds, very nice restrooms and showers. Room service was horrible. Way over priced., nasty food. watch your surroundings when walking near hotel. There seems to be a group of homeless people that sleep across the street on the curbes

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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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: RM615 - RM1,293 (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:
#30 Luxury Hotel in Houston
#56 Romantic Hotel in Houston
#78 Family Hotel in Houston
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