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Upscale and Modern Stay at Hotel Alessandra

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With 223 luxury rooms, fine dining at Lucienne, the lounge at Bardot, rooftop pool and an extensive list of other opulent offerings, Hotel Alessandra is not to be missed on the hot Houston scene. Opening this past fall, it is growing in popularity and Instagram fame with never-ending photo ops throughout.
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Summer is Here: Top Pools to Cool Off

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Summer is officially here; even though here in Houston the weather doesn’t follow the pattern of kicking off Summer on Memorial Day and ending on Labor day – the heat, unfortunately, started a few weeks ago. But what’s the best way to stay cool? Hanging out by or in a pool. We have rounded up the top hotel pools in town to escape the heat!  Keep Reading

Your Complete Guide to The Museum District

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The Museum District is the center of Houston’s culture, art, and beautiful parks. With 19 cultural institutions, the pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is the perfect area to spend a Saturday afternoon.   Keep Reading

Your Complete Guide to Montrose

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La Colombe D'Or Hotel

“The more things change, the more they stay the same” is a fitting tagline for Houston’s Montrose neighborhood, an area that somehow retains its eclectic roots as construction cranes continue to fill the air.

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Photos: Tilman Fertitta’s Game-Changing The Post Oak at Uptown Houston is Now Open

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The Post Oak at Uptown Houston

Some things you have to see to believe.

Today, Houston billionaire Tilman Fertitta debuts his legacy mixed-use luxury development, The Post Oak at Uptown Houston. Primely located on 10 acres of gorgeous, oak-studded grounds, the 38-story tower is an instant must-visit for global luxury travelers and discerning Houstonians.

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Raise a Glass for a Cause at the 9th Annual Keels & Wheels Uncorked

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The Post Oak at Uptown Park

If you’re an aficionado of such luxuries as classic cars and vintage wooden boats, chances are you’re already looking forward to nationally-acclaimed Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance, an annual spring showcase that welcomes approximately 200 cars and 100 boats, and has raised more than $1.7 million for local charities. This year’s event will take place May 5 and 6 at Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook, Texas. The weekend-long showcase draws thousands of participants and spectators from all over the U.S. and Europe—be sure you’re one of them.

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Top Specials To Know About During the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo

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All Roped In Package at Hotel Derek

This beloved Galleria-area hotel is offering a package worth lassoing! Book your stay with the All Roped In Package and enjoy the best in Texan amenities. Kick off your stay with a signature welcome gift, including locally-smoked beef jerky and honey roasted Texas pecans. Enjoy overnight accommodation, then fuel up with a Southern-inspired breakfast at acclaimed onsite restaurant Revolve Kitchen + Bar. Don’t worry about your buggy—valet is complimentary. Click here for more information and booking.

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Your Complete Guide to the Houston Heights

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Sara's Inn, Houston Heights

The best way to get to know Houston is through its neighborhoods! For a historic backdrop with fashion-forward shopping and casual yet high-quality dining, the Heights neighborhood offers a central location for exploring Houston while providing a local feel that somehow makes the nation’s fourth largest city feel a little bit smaller.

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Say I Love You With These Lavish Valentine’s Day Packages

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Hotel Alessandra

Dinner is lovely, but nothing says “I love you” like an indulgent weekend getaway at one of Houston’s luxury hotels. This Valentine’s Day, book a relaxing, romantic respite with the one you love in one of the city’s top hotels.

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Look Inside the Best Hotels in Downtown Houston

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    Marriott Marquis Houston | 1777 Walker Street | Book Now» | Image courtesy of the Marriott Marquis.
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    Hotel Alessandra | 1070 Dallas Street | Book Now» | Image courtesy of Hotel Alessandra.
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    Four Seasons Hotel Houston | 1300 Lamar Street | Book Now» | Image courtesy of the Four Seasons Hotel Houston.
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    The Sam Houston Hotel | 1117 Prairie Street | Book Now» | Image courtesy of the Sam Houston Hotel
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    The Westin Houston Downtown | 1520 Texas Avenue | Book Now» | Image courtesy of the Westin Houston Downtown.
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    The Whitehall Houston | 1700 Smith Street | Book Now» | Image courtesy of the Whitehall.
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    Hilton Americas-Houston | 1600 Lamar Street | Book Now» | Image courtesy of Hilton Americas-Houston.
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    Hotel ICON | 220 S Main Street | Book Now» | Image courtesy of Hotel ICON.
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    JW Marriott Downtown Houston | 806 Main Street | Book Now» | Image courtesy of the JW Marriott Downtown Houston.
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    Magnolia Hotel | 1100 Texas Ave | Book Now» | Image courtesy of the Magnolia Hotel.

The discerning Houston traveler has no shortage of high-end hotels from which to choose. But don’t lose any sleep over the decision. Consult this rundown of 10 of the best hotels in downtown Houston—then follow our recommendation and try them all, one by one.

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