Hotel ICON Autograph Collection by Marriott

Downtown Hotel
Hotel ICON Autograph Collection by Marriott #35 of 602 hotels in Houston #35 of 602 hotels in Houston
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220 Main Street Houston, TX 77002

Why we like it

  • Steeped in a century of history, they literally don’t make them like they used to
  • Room decor leans into the classical style of the building and the historic nature of the hotel, to great effect
  • If the showers (or tubs) were much larger, they would be their own suite
  • Staff handles everything with aplomb: room service, valet parking, valet laundry, shuttle service, and more
  • Suites encompass a wide variety of individual styles and unique decor—no two stays will be the same

What you need to know

  • COVID-19 safety protocols are in place to meet and/or exceed county guidelines, & increased cancellation flexibility may be available
  • Originally built to house banks and finance corporations, this site became a hotel in 2004
  • There may be a few Depression-era ghosts hanging around this purportedly haunted hotel
  • The upscale restaurant in the hotel offers breakfast, lunch, dinner, and drinks
  • In-room coffee is provided courtesy of a Keurig
  • You don’t even have to leave to have a massage, thanks to an on-site spa

Popular Houston Features

COVID-19 Protocols Free Breakfast Free Parking Pet Friendly On-site Bar On-site Restaurant Swimming Pool Free WiFi Airport Shuttle Family Friendly


This historic building is in one of Houston’s oldest areas, adjacent to Market Square. It is also next to some of Houston’s newest conveniences, including the light rail light at Preston Station. Downtown attractions are easy to reach thanks to an ideal location and property shuttle.

  • Distance to Market Square: 0.2 mile
  • Distance to Downtown Aquarium: 0.5 mile
  • Within walking distance: Parks, dining, shopping, clubs, and music venues
  • Transportation: Valet parking is available, as is a property shuttle. Light rail is next door

Property Amenities

Property services

  • Laundry facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM/banking
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Concierge services
  • Conference space
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Elevator/lift
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • In-room massage available
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Smoke-free property
  • Television in common areas
  • Turndown service


  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Fitness facilities
  • Fitness facilities (surcharge)
  • Spa services on site

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Ballroom(s)
  • Meeting rooms

Food and drink

  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar (stocked free items)
  • Minibar (stocked some free items)
  • Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Refrigerator (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Wedding services
  • Coffee shop or cafe

Shuttles and transportation

  • Free area shuttle

In-Room Amenities


Hotel ICON Autograph Collection by Marriott

1,493 Reviews #35 of 602 hotels in Houston

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Recent Reviews

937jaa wrote a review on September 11, 2021
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Great stay at a Historic Building

I stayed at Icon for the first time. I just love the autograph collection of Marriott brand. it is not your typical clean lines modern hotels, they all have history behind it. I was surprised the...
Sneed8515 wrote a review on September 09, 2021 Houston, Texas
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Wouldn’t stay again

The hotel is in the heart of downtown. The front desk staff welcomed me by telling me what amenities they didn’t have. ( bar closed, no pool, no lunch no dinner) and then proceeded to say enjoy your...
Madhooter wrote a review on August 15, 2021 Columbia, Maryland
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Despite booking a large number of rooms for a wedding block, the staff was not very accommodating; did not seem terribly happy (except for the valets), and were occasionally outright hostile. The...


Deposit & Cancellation Policies

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