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The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton

Curio.comUS$170*
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Euless, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice place, very easy to get to and around down town. They have a shuttle that will take you where you want. Very nice touch. The bar and restaurant had some very good food and drink specials. Nice professional place to stay.

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Ken F, General Manager at The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

Dear Value Guest, Thanks for sharing your kind remarks regarding your recent stay. You are appreciated here at the SAM and we welcome your hasty return. Regards, Ken Friesen CHA General Manager

Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent staff and very comfortable 5 day stay. Close to the George R Bush convention center and great restaurants and metro access. Some homeless people on nearby streets, but we still felt safe walking the neighborhood? Felt valued and welcomed by all the staff.

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Ken F, General Manager at The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

We are so very grateful for your comments reflecting your positive experience with your stay at the SAM. Should your travels bring you back to our city, we want you to know how welcome you are to return to your Central Business District home. Safe travels. Regards, Ken Friesen General Manager

Dallas, TX, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the first time I stayed at a Curio hotel. I was very impressed. The hotel and the room itself were very nice and very clean. The bathroom was large with a large walk-in shower. Again, very clean and modern. We used online check-in and the digital key feature (which is super convenient) so, did not deal with the...

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Ken F, General Manager at The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

While the efficiency of the Hilton Honors features such as Digital Check-in may have reduced your needs for our reception desk service, your ultimate comfort was high on our priority list for assuring your guest satisfaction. Thanks for allowing us to serve you on your recent visit. Regards, Ken Friesen General Manager

League City
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great stay over the Easter Holiday. Everyone on the staff was friendly and were able to help me when I needed it. I would recommend this hotel to anyone that is looking for a quick trip or for business travel.

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You were so gracious with your kind remarks. Please consider this a warm welcome to return as frequently as your travel plans permit. Best regards. Ken Friesen General Manager

Allen, Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Here for a wedding! Great place! Service was good, breakfast was amazing. Would have liked to see queen beds instead of double beds but that's minor. Glad they were able to accommodate my pet at the last minute.

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Ken F, General Manager at The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

We are so pleased you were satisfied with your recent experience staying at the SAM. Weddings offer special opportunities to participate in making lasting memories. We hope you will cherish your SAM memories for a long time. Regards, Ken Friesen General Manager

Houston, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at the Sam Houston Curio in downtown Houston for 6 days. The hotel is very nice and located close to many restaurants and drinking establishments. A short walk to both baseball and basketball venues as well. The hotel room was well accommodated and quite, although I wish it had a small fridge. The only parking available was valet and...

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Ken F, General Manager at The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay at the SAM. We trust you will come back soon and make this your choice for another hotel stay the next time your travel plans include Houston. Best regards, Ken Friesen General Manager

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This is my first time visiting Houston, TX and wasn't sure which hotel to choose. I must say that this hotel is in a great location, the service is outstanding, the rooms are exactly how they look online. The service provided upon arrival by Jorge F and throughout the stay was excellent. Jorge F made the stay at "The Sam"...

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Chad C, Guest Service Manager at The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

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 well. We look forward to seeing you again soon and have a wonderful day.

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We couldn't have made a better choice of location and services then The Sam. Everything went off beautifully and everyone had great things to say about the venue. Can't think of anything to complain about!!

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Dear Cathy E. We are so proud to have had a part in such a great celebration. Thank you for your comments and kind words. We look forward to the next opportunity to serve you at the SAM. Best regards, Ken F. General Manager

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Wonderful, comfortable, and friendly hotel. The rooms are very attractive. The service at the front desk, valet, and restaurant could not have been better. The location allowed me to walk to the Astros game. I will look to stay here on my future trips. And it also made me want to explore more Curio collection hotels. This was my first...

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We certainly appreciate your feedback and are delighted that you enjoyed your first stay at a Curio. We would love to have you back. Sincerely, Ken F.

Reviewed 12 April 2017

Picked this property because of Hilton Honors. Was very surprised at how nice it was. Location was great for walking to bars and restaurants. Parking is a little tricky, due to them being land locked, but Valet guys took god care of us.

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Your remarks are appreciated. Come back soon. Best wishes, Ken F.

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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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: $182 - $338 (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:
#26 Luxury Hotel in Houston
#56 Romantic Hotel in Houston
#78 Family Hotel in Houston
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“Rooms that face the back are a bit loud due to bar music”
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“Higher floors on Southeast Side have a view of Minute Maid Park. Great for Friday Night Fireworks (if you aren't going to the game).”
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“Decor, shuttle service, ammenities”
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“We faced the Light Rail and it was a great view and no noise.”
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“Get an upper floor.”
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