The Houstonian Hotel is an escape from the ordinary. Right in the heart of downtown Houston, among the skyscrapers is an oasis of beauty and relaxation. Even though the Houstonian Hotel Club and Spa is one of the downtown hotels, it has a feel all its own. This luxury hotel with nearly 300 guestrooms is surrounded by eighteen acres of woodlands, dotted with waterfalls and towering trees. These acres are home to the hotel tower as well as innovative spa and one of the top fitness centers in the region.
The Houstonian deluxe guestrooms were all renovated in 2008, adding such amenities as leather-trimmed headboards, cozy linens, and premium coffee makers. Modern technology has been kept in mind with alarm clocks complete with MP3 hookups, rotating electrical outlets, and a technology panel where you can charge your high-tech equipment. You can step up to the floor-to-ceiling windows and admire the views of downtown Houston and wrap up in a cozy robe to relax away your cares.
Upgraded rooms provide amenities you'd only find at luxury hotels. The concierge level at the Houstonian Hotel Club and Spa is accessible to guests by key cards. Once you've gained access, you'll have the chance to enjoy breakfast each morning along with business services. In the evening, guests can gather for hors d'oeuvres and cocktails. After dinner, pastries and cordials are readily available at the Houstonian concierge level.
For a truly luxurious stay, the Houstonian Hotel in Houston offers nine suites fit for a world leader or a rock star. The executive suites, nearly 1,000 square feet each, are equipped with hardwood floors, French doors, and and garden tubs. The capitol suite features separate living spaces, including a study, 1.5 baths, and a master bedroom. The finest accommodations at the hotel are found at the aptly named presidential suite. Guests enjoy access to a kitchen, dining room, and an oversized master bathroom with a Jacuzzi tub. No matter which of the rooms you reserve, you'll be treated to a comfortable and relaxing place to stay.
Relaxation is also in plentiful supply at the spa located withing the Houstonian Hotel in Houston. The Mediterranean-style spa is nestled among the lush landscape of the hotel, occupying 17,000 square feet. The spacious retreat features more than twenty treatment rooms, expertly designed for spa treatments and salon services. Other relaxing spaces include a float pool, a steam room, and a lounge with a cozy fireplace. On the second floor, the balcony offers a perfect vantage point for admiring nature's beauty. The expertly trained staff can arrange custom packages for massages, treatments, and facials. Packages are available for bridal parties and girlfriend getaways, and men are of course welcome, too.
Guests of the Houstonian Hotel Club and Spa also have access to one of the best fitness clubs in the entire city. The full-service fitness club, which often has a waiting list for memberships, fills a 125,000-square-foot building. Underground parking and indoor tennis courts were recently added to the space, which opened in 1978, a time when large fitness clubs were a new concept. The club offers a full schedule of classes and fitness events, as well as state-of-the-art equipment.
However you decide to spend your time while a guest of the Houstonian Hotel in Houston, you'll find a vacation from the ordinary. The luxe surroundings, attentive staff, and the long list of things to do in the area and at the hotel itself provide guests with a chance to enjoy some of the finest accommodations in Houston.
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