Hotel ICON Autograph Collection by Marriott

Downtown Hotel
Hotel ICON Autograph Collection by Marriott #35 of 603 hotels in Houston #35 of 603 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

1,487 Reviews #35 of 603 hotels in Houston

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Recent Reviews

Sal_Paradise767 wrote a review on July 14, 2021 Durham, North Carolina
Trip Type:

Amazing Property

Stay Report - 7/10 to 7/11 Location: The hotel is located in Downtown Houston on Main and Congress.  The entrance is on Main which can be a little tricky when you first arrive.  There's a Light Rail...
409Elizabeth1900 wrote a review on July 07, 2021
Trip Type:

Unexpected trip

While this is a dog friendly hotel, there is no mention of the $100/night add-on when making a reservation. The staff was responsive. We did not eat in but did need ice and it was delivered...
mags20112021 wrote a review on June 07, 2021 Kansas City, Missouri
Trip Type:

Beautiful Hotel, but smells like Mold

The hotel was very spacious and beautiful; however our room had a very strong mildew smell. My wife, son, and I were stuffy the entire stay, and everything we brought has a mildew smell lingering. I...


Deposit & Cancellation Policies

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