The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa
Nestled amid mature oaks and pines, The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa is a historic, Forbes four-star hotel that exudes luxury, elegance, and southern hospitality. The former home of United States President George H.W. Bush, it has Texas ranch decor, upscale amenities, and is set amid 27 wooded acres and lush green grounds. It feels like a secluded retreat miles from the city — yet is in the heart of Houston. It also has one of the finest fitness clubs in the U.S., and a Forbes four-star spa that is a Zen-like sanctuary.
- This exquisite Forbes four-star hotel has 284 elegant guestrooms and suites
- Work out at The Houstonian Club, a world-class fitness center; its aquatics training program has been rated #1 in Texas
- A top culinary team, led by executive chef Neal Cox, looks after five on-site restaurants
- Soak in the indoor saltwater float pool at the Forbes four-star spa, Trellis
- Swim in three outdoor pools, including a huge sports pool and one with a 32-foot slide
- Book Concierge Level accommodations for access to an exclusive lounge with complimentary breakfasts, snacks, and cocktails
- Sip a cocktail at the poolside grill, run on the jogging path, or play tennis, racquetball, or nearby golf
One of the finest hotels in the Houston Galleria area, The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa is a city hotel with the style and seclusion of a country retreat. Explore its woodland grounds on a nature walk, passing monarch butterflies and spotting ruby-throated hummingbirds. Watch rabbits hop along the hotel lawns and go for a leisurely run along the forest jogging path that links up with the Memorial Park trails. Its ideal location is near popular Houston dining, shopping, nightlife, and attractions.
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The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa offers 284 deluxe guestrooms and suites with premier amenities such as Internet access, 24-hour room service, and L’Occitane products. Beautifully furnished, they include oversized desks, 42-inch HD televisions, and floor-to-ceiling windows with brilliant views of the hotel’s campus. The Presidential Suite has a large marble bathroom, a plush living space, and a dining room for entertaining. The style throughout the hotel is stately and elegant, with warm colors, polished wood, and Persian-style rugs.
Book an exclusive Concierge Level guestroom for lounge access and the services of a personal concierge who can help with restaurant reservations, excursions, and transport. When you have plans, the hotel’s complimentary shuttle service can deliver you to your first stop.
The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa has an array of dining options, from healthy post-workout breakfasts at Center Court Café to classic Gulf Coast cuisine at The Manor House, the hotel’s premier dining venue. The poolside Arbor Grill is ideal for relaxed lunches, and the Great Room Lobby Bar provides a grand backdrop for early evening cocktails.
The Manor House – Once home to then-director of the C.I.A., George Bush, and his wife Barbara, The Manor House has a classic style, with wood-paneled walls, flowing tablecloths, and Louis XVI chairs. Admire the garden while dining on Jumbo Lump crab cakes, followed by blackened pork roulade with feta and leek stuffing.
Arbor Grill – Head to Arbor Grill for casual dining on the poolside deck. Order the turkey club for lunch — with "Little Sprouts" mac and cheese for the kids — or watch the game on one of the big-screen TVs. In the evening, gather around the fire pit with a cocktail.
Great Room Lobby Bar – Sip a full-bodied Malbec or savor smoked brisket tacos in the refined, relaxed lobby with vaulted ceilings, a grand open fireplace, overstuffed couches, and velvet-upholstered high-back chairs.
Center Court Café – Refuel after your workout with a vitamin-packed smoothie and a "Houstonian Healthy" egg-white omelet at Center Court Café, situated by The Houstonian Club’s racquetball courts.
H MARKET – Grab a bite between meetings at H MARKET in the hotel’s business center. Order a coffee and a fresh pastry to go, or a Barbara Bush chocolate chip cookie.
Drop in to a complimentary yoga or spin class at the 175,000 sq ft / 16,258 sq m Houstonian Club, or dive into the outdoor lap pool. Request a trainer to help hone your serve at one of the four indoor tennis courts or work out on fitness equipment. Play racquetball, walk on the trails, and dine at The Manor House. Afterward, visit the 17,000 sq ft / 1,579 sq m spa, Trellis, to indulge in an extravagant diamond dust and rose body treatment. Wrap up your day with a cocktail under the stars by the Arbor Grill’s fire pit.
Out in Houston, discover the history of US space exploration at the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, spend a morning wandering through the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, or shop at The Galleria mall, reachable by complimentary shuttle. For a round of golf, go to Memorial Park Golf Course, a John Bredemus-designed layout that dates back to 1936.
Other Houston attractions include: the Houston Zoo, Downtown Aquarium, Houston Museum of Natural Science, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Minute Maid Park, and Lake Houston.
The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa
Surrounded by 27 acres of woodland next to Houston's Memorial Park, The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa is just minutes from Loop 610, and the Galleria shopping mall, with Houston’s financial district and downtown only a short drive away.
George Bush International Airport is 22 mi / 35 km away.
There is a complimentary local shuttle service.