The Whitehall Houston

Downtown Hotel
The Whitehall Houston #9 of 610 hotels in Houston #9 of 610 hotels in Houston
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1700 Smith St Houston, TX 77002

Why we like it

  • Keurigs in all rooms make is a snap to brew a refreshing cup of coffee
  • Both the building and the rooms are informed by mid-century style
  • The outdoor pool is one of the most stylish in town, including large, private cabanas
  • Rooms are remarkably spacious, even the coziest room types are very generous
  • Unlock the secrets of Houston with the expert property concierge

What you need to know

  • COVID-19 safety protocols are in place to meet and/or exceed county guidelines, & increased
  • There are three separate on-site eateries, ranging from a fresh bar to a casual tex-mex spot
  • The valet is quick and very reasonably priced, though the rate increases on the weekend
  • You can work out anytime you like thanks to the 24/7 fitness center
  • The in-house shuttle service is good for downtown excursions, with a range of 1 mile
  • Part & Parcel, one of the restaurants, is an outdoor-only dining experience

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


Tucked into a corner of the downtown area, this historic building has access to all the delights of the heart of Houston. Popular destinations include the nearby Theater District and games at Toyota Center. A property shuttle will take you around the area, but there is more to enjoy outside the range of the courtesy car.

  • Distance to Toyota Center: 0.8 mile
  • Distance to Theater District: 0.9 mile
  • Within walking distance: This is not as accessible a corner a downtown as others, but there are still restaurants nearby
  • Transportation: Valet parking will take care of your car, but the shuttle and downtown transit can help you out

Property Amenities

Property services

  • Laundry facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM/banking
  • 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
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Television in common areas
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service


  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor pool (surcharge)
  • Shopping on site

Business services

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

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Coffee shop or cafe

Shuttles and transportation

  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Free area shuttle
  • Limo or Town Car service available

Internet access in public areas

  • Wireless Internet

In-Room Amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Desk
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Bedding and linens

  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free)
  • Tempur-Pedic mattress

Food and drink

  • Coffeemaker
  • Complimentary coffee

Media and electronics

  • Cable TV service
  • Phone
  • Premium TV channels
  • Television
  • Free WiFi


  • Free newspaper
  • Turndown service


The Whitehall Houston

1,047 Reviews #9 of 610 hotels in Houston

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Recent Reviews

JustinCarter2425 wrote a review on January 07, 2022
Trip Type: Couples

Perfect spot for last second date night with wife

I chose the Whitehall for a last second date night treat with my wife after a long week of work. I was able to seamlessly book the same day, and the lobby manager John answered the phone promptly and...
ThAgr8_85 wrote a review on January 03, 2022
Trip Type: Couples


This hotel was EXCELLENT!!! Everything was right there at the hotel, I really enjoyed my stay! Beautiful on the inside and outside of the hotel. Staff and Valet were very professional, helpful, and...
Westmoreland4400 wrote a review on December 11, 2021 New Braunfels, Texas
Trip Type: Family

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 5 STARS ALL THE WAY

Where do I even begin with this review? I should start by saying that I almost NEVER leave a positive review for anything but today, I definitely feel compelled to do so. First of all, I booked our...


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