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The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I love the Sam Houston. Before moving to the area, I would travel often to Houston for work. I always tried to stay at the Sam Houston. It's a renovated, boutique style hotel with modern amenities and a stylish vibe. The rooms are clean and comfortable. The bathrooms are spacious, some with larger soaking tubs. But the best part of...

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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

As a highpoint all of my interactions with the staff on my short stay were great. The room was tiny which doesn't bother me a ton but for some people could be a deal breaker. I believe the bed was a queen. Strange things though: there were Keurig cups and coffee cup lids but no keurig machine or coffee cups???...

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Grand Island, Nebraska
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Upon arrival my greeting was below par, perhaps judged by the way we seemed frazzled, or the way our attire was. We had just endured a 6 hour non-stop drive, and had endured many close calls on the way in (almost car accident). My key of the two rooms I reserved did not work, frustrating when this happens. However the...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Spent a great Friday night at The Sam. Throughly enjoyed the room. Stayed in a King Deluxe which had great linens, comfortable bed and pillows and wonderful bathroom. Their bar/restaurant was apparently under some renovation so the experience was a little incomplete. Be careful ordering room service. A delivery charge and large tip built in.

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Hayden Lake, Idaho
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Where to start? Well, the hotel is under construction, so all the typical issues apply here. e.g. no hot water, dust everywhere, fire alarm going off for no apparent reason, etc. Perhaps future stays after the construction would be much more enjoyable and acceptable. In the meantime, keep clear!

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Gulf Breeze, United States
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Room would not cool and it was cool outside. Homeless sleeping outside window. Watch all the added expenses taxes bed tax and parking on top of the expensive room rate for quality. Trays from room service in other rooms on my floor were never picked up in the three days I was there. Location is not a very good location...

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Boston
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Friendly staff - amenities of a large hotel in a boutique atmosphere. Comfy beds and CLEAN! Nice that they offered room service as well. Quiet location and accessible to all the great spots in downtown!

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Tyson L, Director of Front Office at The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

Hello N9301MLjacquelinec, Thank you for choosing to stay as our Guest and for taking the time to leave this review. We are thrilled you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best Regards, Tyson Lachniet Director of Front Office

Houston, United States
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I had never seen or heard of this hotel before my stay but figured being a Hilton Brand I couldn't be too disappointed. For a staycation it was a good choice, I was satisfied with the overall hotel appearance cleanliness and value. I can be a pretty hard critic so this hotel passed.

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Tyson L, Director of Front Office at The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

Hello 169courtneyo, We are thrilled you chose to stay as our Guest and that you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to seeing you again. Best Regards, Tyson Lachniet Director of Front Office

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 30 January 2017

...rooms are decent and clean. The bar is undergoing renovations so it was a bummer that it wasn't open while I was there but hopefully it'll be open in Feb or March of '17. Restaurant wasn't able to produce a salad for lunch.. that was strange, but the girl at the front desk was very nice and helpful, the interior...

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Tyson L, Director of Front Office at The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

Hello Mitchell G, Thank you for choosing to stay as our Guest. If you would like to provide me more information regarding your dinning experience, please email me at tyson.lachniet@Hilton.com , and I will address these with the Restaurant Team. I truly hope all other aspects of your stay were pleasant. Thank you and have a wonderful day. Best Regards,...

Carencro, United States
Reviewed 29 January 2017

The hotel is under construction. Our food was prepared in the same area where the construction workers were repairing the ceiling. The hotel staff were not very professional. Housekeeping ruined a very expensive dress that I had never worn. The dress was purchased especially for a family event.

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Tyson L, Director of Front Office at The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

Hello Yolanda R, I am sorry to see that you did not enjoy your visit as our Guest. I can assure you that we do not have food prepared where we have any form of work being done. I am also very curious as to why you believe our Housekeeping Team may have ruined your dress since they will not...

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  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $179 - $325 (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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