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Historical Traveler Reviews Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston
I recently spent a couple nights at this hotel for a wedding. The hotel is beautiful and the staff & concierge very helpful. The rooms are great, modern/classic decor and have the most comfortable beds!! The hotel has one of the nicest gyms I've ever seen, located off the outdoor pool and hot tub. Hotel is located right off the highway and within walking to tons of great shopping and restaurants. Would stay there anytime!
Very good hotel!
This is a really comfortable hotel in a good location. The room was lovely and room service quick and efficient (I arrived very late and desperately needed food!). I would recommend this hotel and I will stay there again.
Great hotel great price
I had the opportunity to stay at this hotel while on a business trip, and this one ranks as one of my favorites. The staff was very helpful providing excellent room service, and anything I needed. The downstairs restaruant is excellently maintained - the same can be said for the conference/ball rooms, the business office, and bar. Great location - walking distance to the galleria, and excellent driving distance to downtown. I would definitely stay here again!
Stayed Oct 21 thru Oct 24. Staff extremely professional, helpful, and courteous. Rooms large, clean, well stocked. Loved the Aveda amenities in the room. Hospitality lounge nice. Bed and bedding comfortable. Will definitely stay there again.
The Intercontinental Houston is top notch in every way. I found the most incredible deal right on the hotel's own website. Friday and Saturday nights through the end of this year INCLUDING NEW YEAR'S EVE!, you can book this hotel for $54.50 for one person if you have an Entertainment Card. Just select Entertainment Card from the rate drop down menu. For two people, it's $74.50. The rate increases by $10 on 1/1/05. I've already booked it for New Year's Eve. I run BiddingForTravel.com which helps people bid on Priceline.com and even Priceline.com cannot beat this deal.
Exceptionally nice hotel with a friendly staff. In addition amenities mentioned in previous reviews, I'll add that my standard room had a VCR, 3 phones (one in the bathroom) and the TV had a VGA connection on the front for connecting a laptop. Greatest showerhead ever with powerful water flow. Highly recommended!
Stayed at the InterContinental Oct 8 - 19, 2004. We hosted an awards banquet with over 250 guests and even though there was a larger event going on with 700 guests, the staff made us feel very pampered and saw to our every need.
Loved the Intercontinental Houston
My husband and I stayed for 2 nights over Christmas and on new years eve. We stayed on the club level and received complimentary evening back massages as well as fantastic wine and good hors d'oevres. For new years we received a bottle of champagne and chocolate strawberries.This hotel is magnificent and the service is beyond excellent. The hotel and restaurant are so friendly and helpful.The gym is very new and has great equipment and individual tv's! Even though we live 45 min away we will be back for short and very relaxing stays. Location is great and comp. shuttle service is provided to Galleria area. Great place.
Great hotel. Great location.
We were assigned to this hotel when we asked Priceline for a 4 or 5 star hotel in Houston and we couldn't have been more pleased. Beautiful hotel. Large luxurious room. Big bathroom with all ammenities. Staff could not have been more courteous or more helpful. Concierge knew everything and when we got lost, we just called him on our cell phone and he talked us to our destination. Location is 2 blocks from Galeria, near many good restaurants and Cafe Annie (which was a major disappointment). Parking was a little pricy but I guess that's par for a 4.5 Star hotel in a big city. We'd give it 5 Stars and would stay there again in a heartbeat.
Great place to stay!
This hotel is 5 star!!!!!
We stayed there on New Year's eve. The rooms/bathrooms are very well decorated. The king size bed had 8 pillows. The shower curtain in the bathroom was bowed so that the curtain doesn't touch you like most hotels. They even had bathrobes for us to use as well as a full size Vidal Sasson hair dryer. We had a great view of the Galleria. I can't wait to stay there again. Only problem is that my husband is 6'7" and the celings in the parking garage were kinda low by the elevator as well as in the bathroom when he was trying to dry his hair.
Besides that I LOVED the hotel!!!