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The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton

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1117 Prairie St, Houston, TX 77002-3118 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a missed connection and travel time of more than 30 hours I arrived at the Sam and was delighted to find a rather homely and cozy room. Thank you so much lorissa! Right in the centre of downtown, neat and clean and friendly staff...More

Thank Archana V
Response from ChadC1716, Front Office Manager at The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by HiltonResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Archana V, 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...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

I love a hotel that has some history. All too often, these types of hotels do not keep in step with the times. The Sam by Curio is an exception. Retaining the old Texas charm, the hotel has a modern style with all of the...More

1  Thank Mark M
Response from Chad C, Front Office Manager at The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by HiltonResponded 16 July 2018

Dear Mr. Mark M, 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...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful hotel staff location food and feel. Def stay here and enjoy the hospitality and the food and the amazing views from the windows of the rooms. We had a top level room and the city was amazing looking.More

Review collected in partnership with Curio – A Collection by Hilton
Thank mordchablue
Response from ChadC1716, Front Office Manager at The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by HiltonResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear mordchablue, 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...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The parking situation is not good. The staff is OK. The room was average. It did not feel like a Hilton level Hotel. Since they want me to write at least two hundred characters then I will continue to write about leaving two hundred characters.More

Review collected in partnership with Curio – A Collection by Hilton
Thank Gerry H
Response from ChadC1716, Front Office Manager at The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by HiltonResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Gerry H, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to write this review. I do understand that since we are in Downtown Houston that the parking situation is not ideal and I apologize for that. It does make...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We totally enjoyed our one- night stay. We actually live in Houston (Clear Lake), but we were meeting our son who was in town on business. Our room was small, but very comfortable. The bed and the pillows were extremely comfortable, the staff was welcoming...More

Thank Susie R
Response from ChadC1716, Front Office Manager at The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by HiltonResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Susie R, 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...More

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Description
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 More 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. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Business Center with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
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Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
100
Price range
US$141 - US$425 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Alden Houston
Also Known As
Alden-Houston Hotel Houston
,
Houston Alden Hotel
Location
United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Houston > Downtown
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
100
Price range
US$141 - US$425 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Alden Houston
Also Known As
Alden-Houston Hotel Houston
,
Houston Alden Hotel
Location
United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Houston > Downtown
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Traveler (127)
Room & Suite (60)
Dining (9)
Business Center & Event Rooms (6)
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Questions & Answers
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tricia8818
22 October 2017|
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Response from Ashley B | Property representative |
The Sam does not have a shuttle to the airport. They typically recommend Uber as the least expensive way.
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Kenzie616
12 August 2015|
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Response from joroberts240 | Reviewed this property |
My wife and I stay here every time we come downtown for an Astros game. While there are homeless nearby, the area is safe and we’ve never had an issue. We always walk to/from the games. The hotel is clean and friendly. The... More
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"The higher the quieter. Take your own Bottle of Water up to the room as everything has to be paid for at a..."
AndreH79
4 weeks ago
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"If you can swing one, a suite is a great option....."
jbwilkins
6 Sep 2018
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"I did hear traffic noise & car alarms on Prairie Street side."
kevink650
16 Jul 2018
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"1014 had a great view"
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3 Apr 2018
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