Omni Houston Hotel Rating: 4.5 Pearls
Houston, Texas, United States

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Pros

  • Two side-by-side pools are surrounded by comfortable lounge chairs, cabanas, and a bar
  • NOE serves up traditional American fare in a classy space
  • On-site full-service Mokara Spa offers poolside services
  • Beautiful rooms have chic damask-patterned accents, MP3-capable alarm clocks, and flat-screen TVs
  • Spacious fitness center has equipment with personal TVs
  • Cozy deck off the lobby has a fire pit
  • Kid-friendly hotel provides children with fun-filled packages upon check in, as well as milk and cookies the first night
  • Free Wi-Fi

Cons

  • Self-parking and valet-parking fees
  • Location is far from Houston's main attractions

Bottom Line

The 378-room Omni Houston Hotel is big on both style and substance. Well-appointed, modern, and comfortable, the hotel sits in a lovely residential area just outside Memorial Park. The huge, white exterior may be a bit commanding and cold, but inside the hotel attempts to sooth with a Zen-like lobby with calming water features and delicate white orchids. Beautiful, updated guest rooms have flat-screen TVs and alarm clocks with MP3 hookups, while damask-printed accents provide a sophisticated touch. In the bathrooms, oversize mirrors and wallpaper add a designer look. Perks of the property include two geometric pools with a bar and private cabanas, two restaurants (one for dinner, one for all three meals) and a bar, a spacious fitness center, and a full-service spa. Kids have something to enjoy too -- fun-filled backpacks upon check in, as well as free milk and cookies during their first night's stay. On the downside, both valet and self-parking cost extra, and the hotel is far from the city's major attractions.

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 Location

Close to parks and local theaters/arenas, but driving or public transportation is a must for getting around

Omni Houston Hotel is located in a residential area just outside of Memorial Park.

They say everything's bigger in Texas, and Houston definitely lives up to that. Characterized by steamy summer days and mild winter nights, the thriving metropolis sprawls over a flat landscape punctuated by tall, stately buildings and winding roadways. Major areas include East End, Montrose, Downtown, and the Kirby districts, but shopping, restaurants, and other attractions can be found off most major highways.

As the country's fourth biggest city, Houston is home to several major sports franchises, including the Astros, Rockets, and Texans, as well as the Johnson Space Center, where visitors can hear the infamous line, "Houston, we have a problem" from Apollo 13.

  • 27-minute drive to William P. Hobby Airport
  • 35-minute drive to George Bush Intercontinental Airport
  • 5-minute walk to several restaurants and an antique shop
  • 5-minute drive to shops, restaurants, and art galleries off West Loop
  • 5-minute drive to Houston Galleria shopping center
  • 6-minute drive to Memorial Park
  • 11-minute drive to River Oaks Country Club
  • 14-minute drive to Verizon Wireless Theater
  • 14-minute drive to the Houston Ballet
  • 15-minute drive to Downtown Houston
  • 18-minute drive to Minute Maid Park
  • 18-minute drive to Discovery Green Park
  • 47-minute drive to Johnson Space Center
  • 50-minute drive to Kemah Boardwalk

 Bottom Line

The 378-room Omni Houston Hotel is big on both style and substance. Well-appointed, modern, and comfortable, the hotel sits in a lovely residential area just outside Memorial Park. The huge, white exterior may be a bit commanding and cold, but inside the hotel attempts to sooth with a Zen-like lobby with calming water features and delicate white orchids. Beautiful, updated guest rooms have flat-screen TVs and alarm clocks with MP3 hookups, while damask-printed accents provide a sophisticated touch. In the bathrooms, oversize mirrors and wallpaper add a designer look. Perks of the property include two geometric pools with a bar and private cabanas, two restaurants (one for dinner, one for all three meals) and a bar, a spacious fitness center, and a full-service spa. Kids have something to enjoy too -- fun-filled backpacks upon check in, as well as free milk and cookies during their first night's stay. On the downside, both valet and self-parking cost extra, and the hotel is far from the city's major attractions.

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Address

  • 4 Riverway Houston, 77056 United States of America

Room Types

  • Deluxe King Room
  • Double Deluxe Room
  • Executive King Suite
  • Premier King Room

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Hotel Features

Number of Rooms: 378
Pool: Yes
Fitness Center: Yes
Spa: Yes
Internet: Yes
Pets Allowed: Yes
Cribs: Yes
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Hotel Information

Location: Houston, Texas
Address: 4 Riverway Houston, 77056 United States of America
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