This year marks the 84th annual Azalea Trail put on by the River Oaks Garden Club. The event, March 1st through the 3rd, kicks off the spring season in Houston. Over the years the event has grown into much more than a fundraiser for horticultural education, conservation, and civic beautification. It has become a place for both women and men from the greater Houston community to come together and take in the beauty of the cities blooming azaleas.
This past fall, the historic Lancaster Hotel reopened its’ doors after a multi-million dollar renovation. The hotel, which has been open since 1926 in Houston’s Theater District, is known for its hospitality and being home to many celebrity guests. The Shinn family of Dallas, who took ownership of the hotel in July 2017, kicked off the renovations with the goal of keeping the hotel’s charm and adding a focus on the visual arts. Keep Reading
TRIBUTE, The Houstonian’s newly renovated restaurant opened this fall and the city is buzzing! “TRIBUTE is a name that reflects the past, present, and future of The Houstonian brand in a timeless way and allows us to pay homage to our great city, our authentic and regional cuisine, and the enduring traditions of our guests,” said The Houstonian Hotel General Manager, Steve Fronterhouse. TRIBUTE is coining a new term for the type of food they are offering, “Tex-Lex” to account for the inspiration that comes from Texas, Mexico, and Louisiana. Keep Reading
Exciting news for Hotel Granduca, one of Houston’s leading luxury hotels. Recently named Condè Nast Traveler’s Top-Rated Leading Hotels, the award-winning hotel is celebrating another accolade. The Italian-style hotel boasts fine quality service and amenities that will make any stay memorable!
Walking off the street into a hotel lobby is dramatic, by design. Lighting, music, scent, furniture, color are carefully assembled to create a distinctive ambiance. A hotel’s curated art collection can personalize that experience — transporting guests to a new sensory and emotional level. As hoteliers seek to distinguish hotel stays, a notable art collection is a vibrant progressive approach to rise above the competition. Keep Reading
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.
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.
The Hotel ZaZa Museum District has long been one of Houston’s trendiest hotels, and travelers and locals alike have been anxiously awaiting the new Memorial City location since it was announced in 2015. As the hotel opens its doors on December 1, we bring you a list of the best restaurants near the stunning Hotel ZaZa Memorial City.
Each holiday season, The Houstonian invites you to celebrate in grand style. The award-winning hotel is beautifully decorated in the trappings of each season, transformed into a festive fall scene for Thanksgiving, then an enchanting gingerbread wonderland for Christmas. This year, the Houston landmark is giving visitors even more to celebrate by offering a holiday special: “Holidays are on the House.”