The Westin Houston Downtown

Downtown Hotel
The Westin Houston Downtown #5 of 610 hotels in Houston #5 of 610 hotels in Houston
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1520 Texas Avenue Houston, TX 77002

Why we like it

  • For a small fee, your under-40-lb dog can share your room, including its own fluffy pet bed
  • Keep the air moving and the environment pleasant with fan installed under every soaring ceiling
  • A fine dining steak house, a casual cafe, and a coffee shop give you lots of options when dining
  • Staff treat you like family, especially the legendary front desk associates
  • Rooms are havens of understated luxury, beautifully maintained and perfectly clean

What you need to know

  • COVID-19 safety protocols are in place to meet and/or exceed county guidelines
  • A nice soft robe is waiting in your room, ready to wrap you up after your shower
  • An unusual perk, you can borrow New Balance gear from the hotel for your workout
  • If you want parking on the premises, you’ll need to rely on the valet, which is not included in your rate
  • WiFi is complimentary for platinum guests, but an extra charge for regular visitors
  • Corner rooms have commanding views of the downtown area—snag one if you can

Popular Houston Features

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The excitement and sportsmanship of Minute Maid Park is directly across the corner from this property. Other local highlights include the George R. Brown Convention Center and Discovery Green.The rest of the downtown area is right at your fingertips.

  • Distance to Minute Maid Park: 100 yards
  • Within walking distance: Stadiums, restaurants, a convention center, parks, and stores
  • Transportation: Valet parking will take care of your car if you bring one, but you can definitely get by on transit instead

Property Amenities

Property services

  • Laundry facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning (surcharge)
  • ATM/banking
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Concierge services
  • Conference space
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Elevator/lift
  • Express check-out
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • In-room massage available
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Smoke-free property
  • Television in common areas
  • Pets allowed


  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Fitness facilities
  • Fitness facilities (surcharge)

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Computer station

Food and drink

  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Refrigerator (surcharge)
  • Vending machines
  • Wedding services

Internet access in public areas

  • Wireless Internet

In-Room Amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Desk
  • Heating
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Iron/ironing board


  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Separate bath and shower

Bedding and linens

  • Linens provided
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Premium bedding

Food and drink

  • Coffeemaker
  • Complimentary coffee
  • Mini-fridge

Media and electronics

  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Pay movies
  • Phone
  • Premium TV channels
  • Free WiFi


  • Free newspaper


The Westin Houston Downtown

905 Reviews #5 of 610 hotels in Houston

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  • 2021 Travelers Choice

Recent Reviews

rodneylG4556DE wrote a review on February 07, 2022
Trip Type: Business

Daytime Valet was AMAZING

My daytime Valet named Rafael was nothing short of amazing. It was very evident that he was extremely committed to his assigned duties in which he executed with the utmost urgency and respect to my...
kellimN4151TL wrote a review on February 06, 2022
Trip Type: Couples

Beautiful hotel with incredible staff

My husband and I stayed here for a baby-free weekend and had the most amazing time. The entire hotel was beautiful and clean and the staff went over the top to get whatever we could want. Rafael was...
jack_jensen wrote a review on February 04, 2022 Sugar Land, Texas
Trip Type:

Fantastic Birthday Stay

I wanted to celebrate my Birthday downtown and I could not have picked a better location. From the minute I pulled into the Valet and was greeted by Caleb and Raphael, I knew I picked the right hotel...


Deposit & Cancellation Policies

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