The Westin Houston Downtown

1520 Texas Avenue 77002HoustonUSA
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About The Westin Houston Downtown

The Westin Houston Downtown is located in downtown Houston’s vibrant historical district. This four-star contemporary hotel is just an eight-minute walk from the George R. Brown Convention Center.

All of the 200 rooms have 14-foot ceilings and ceiling fans. Each has a flat-screen TV, a work desk, a coffeemaker and a private bathroom with complimentary toiletries.

The smoke-free hotel features a 24-hour fitness center, a business center, and five meeting rooms. Shuttle service and Wi-Fi connection is also provided by the establishment free of charge.

Named one of the Top Ten Steakhouses in America, Vic & Anthony’s Houston serves fresh meat, fresh seafood and a variety of premier wines. Ballpark Café, located in the hotel lobby, offers delectable cakes and coffees.

The Westin Houston Downtown is an eight-minute walk from the Houston’s Downtown Light Rail System. Minute Maid Baseball Park and BBVA Compass Stadium are just five blocks from the establishment.

Contact

1520 Texas Avenue , 77002, Houston, TX, USA
Telephone: +1(713)2281520 | Fax: +1(713)2281555 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour reception
  • Business centre
  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Convenience store
  • Express check-in / out
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Pets allowed
  • Porter service
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Wellness centre / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot
  • Kids' playground

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00

Positive Reviews

Central and strategic location

The Westin Houston Downtown is just a walking distance to different eateries and shopping establishments. There is a stadium right across the street. Moreover, Pregame bars are situated just around the corner.

Excellent reception staff

You will find the concierge to be incredibly helpful, and will definitely make all necessary arrangements for the shuttle service and other services you require. They are also knowledgeable about the surrounding area, and are helpful when there is some confusion over the reservation.

Varied and excellent breakfast buffet

Breakfast buffet served is good and have array of options. The eggs, juices, and other foods are freshly made and varied. Given the other breakfast options in town, the hotel's own is a much better deal.

Negative Reviews

There is a construction zone near the hotel

There is a massive construction zone near the hotel. You can see the efforts of the management to make the noise created by the construction site out by leaving earplugs by the bed. Moreover, a church is located on the other side of the establishment, which makes a loud noise around six in the morning. If you don't appreciate the early "churchly" wake up call, ask for a room where it is much less noisy.

Low quality beds and pillows

You might just wake up with backaches because the bed was uncomfortable. The bed might be harder than you expect, and the pillows more lumpy. Some reviews expressed their disgust on the roughness of the bed sheets. When you experience this, do not hesitate to ask the staff to fix the issue immediately.

Rooms smell strongly of cigarette

The strong smell of cigarettes was the first thing that will hit you when you enter some of the room. You can try to air the smell out by leaving the window of your room open.

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