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The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton places you within a 15-minute stroll of popular sights such as Downtown Aquarium and Minute Maid Park. This 4-star hotel has 97 rooms and welcomes guests with a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and free in-room WiFi. It's in central Houston and also close to University of Houston and Toyota Center.
This hotel is home to a fine-dining restaurant and a bar/lounge. You can sip a beverage at the coffee shop/café. Start your day off with breakfast, available for a fee.
The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton's 97 air-conditioned rooms provide minibars, free newspapers, and laptop-compatible safes. Guests can expect free WiFi and 36-inch TVs with cable channels. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries, and pillowtop beds with Egyptian cotton sheets ensure a restful night. Other standard amenities include phones, ironing boards, and desks.
Guests of The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton enjoy a 24-hour fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and conference space. Valet parking is available for USD 32 per day, and there's also a free area shuttle. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry and concierge services. Additional amenities include a 24-hour business center, express check-out, and free newspapers.
- Walking distance to Downtown Aquarium and Minute Maid Park
- Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
- Onsite dining
- 24-hour fitness center
The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton1117 Prairie St Houston TX 77002
This boutique hotel is in downtown Houston's revitalized entertainment district, 2 blocks from the METRO light-rail line. The George R. Brown Convention Center and the Toyota Center are within 1 mile.
The dramatically designed 17 restaurant serves creative American fare with Gulf Coast accents. The Sam Bar serves cocktails, cognacs, single malt scotches, and bourbons. A tented upper-level veranda is available for private events. A 24-hour business center and a meeting room is on site. A complimentary area shuttle travels to within 3 miles of the hotel.
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Conference space
- Multilingual staff
- 24-hour front desk
- Total number of rooms - 97
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Number of floors - 10
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Wedding services
- 24-hour fitness facilities
- One meeting room
- Smoke-free property
- Coffee shop or café
- Concierge services
- Express check-out
- Free WiFi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Number of meeting rooms - 3
- Free area shuttle
- 24-hour business center
Family Friendly Amenities
- Free Wi-Fi
- Area shuttle (complimentary)
- Refrigerator (on request)
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Valet parking (surcharge)
- Premium TV channels
- Premium bedding
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Free newspaper
- Air conditioning
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Refrigerator (on request)
- Designer toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Iron/ironing board
- Daily housekeeping
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Cable TV service
- Pillowtop mattress
- Free WiFi
- Private bathroom
- Shower only
- Egyptian-cotton sheets
Where to Eat
17 restaurant - Acclaimed American/Gulf Coast cuisine in stylish setting. Gulf Coast Lump Crab Salad, Gulf Shrimp Curry, Seared Ahi Tuna, Grilled Grass-Fed Filet Mignon among menu highlights. Desserts such as Warm S'Mores Cake with Homemade Marshmallows. Architectural-glass floor-to-ceiling windows. Cellar-style wine display at entrance. White-linen tablecloths and leather seats; red accents. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily. Three-course Sunday brunch with complimentary mimosa cocktail.
The Sam Bar - Serves hand-crafted cocktails in a refined, relaxed setting. A wide selection of cognacs, single malt scotches, bourbons and small-batch premium spirits are available.
Nearby Things to Do
The Sam Houston Hotel's complimentary key-access 24-hour fitness room has free weights and four exercise machines—two treadmills, an elliptical machine, and a recumbent bike—each with a personal cable TV. Towels and bottled water are complimentary.
Guests receive discounted access to a nearby health club. The club offers Pilates and yoga classes. Staff can assist with scheduling tee times at the Wildcat Golf Club, about 10 miles away.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- In-room accessibility
- Roll-in shower
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is noon
- Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 50 per accommodation, per stay, plus a deposit of USD 25 per stay
- Dogs and cats only
- Up to 20 lb
- Specific rooms only
- Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 20 per person (approximately)
- Valet parking fee: USD 32 per day (in/out privileges)
- Pet deposit: USD 25 per stay
- Pet fee: USD 50 per accommodation, per stay
- Refrigerator fee: USD 10 per day
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We should mention
This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.