Houston

Houston is a sprawling port city in Southeastern Texas. A recent oil boom and continuing international immigration has brought explosive growth to the city, and it is now the fifth largest metropolitan area in the United States.
Popular destinations: Neartown, South Main and Downtown Houston

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Neartown is a general name for the lively area that encompasses the neighborhoods just west of Downtown, bounded by I-10 to the north and US-59 to the south.
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South and west of downtown, South Main is home to the Museum District, Hermann Park, Rice University, the Texas Medical Center, and Reliant Stadium.
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Downtown is in Houston. Downtown is, like many American cities, strictly a 9AM-5PM operation.
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Clear Lake is a district of Houston. Clear Lake lies to the southeast of downtown, towards Galveston.
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Uptown is in Houston, though nobody in Houston has used that term since about 1970 - it's generally referred to as "The Galleria", or to motorists at I-610 and U.S.
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North Houston is known chiefly as the home of George W.
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The Greater Heights area includes some of Houston's most pleasant neighborhoods as well as a burgeoning restaurant and nightlife scene, especially on the Washington Street corridor.
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West Houston, at first glance, seems to be no more than urban sprawl at its worst: strip malls, gridlock, billboards, and more strip malls.
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Rough-and-tumble East Houston is the city's beating, industrial heart - along with William P.
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The West Inner Loop encompasses many of the poshest, most upscale neighborhoods and business areas in Houston.
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Hotel ICON, Autograph Collection

Rated 4.3 of 5
220 Main Street, Houston
+1 713-224-4266
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Magnolia Hotel Houston

Rated 4.3 of 5
1100 Texas Avenue, Houston
+1 713-221-0011
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Doubletree Hotel Houston Downtown

Rated 4.0 of 5
400 Dallas Street, Houston
+1 713-759-0202
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Crowne Plaza Houston Downtown

Rated 4.1 of 5
1700 Smith Street, Houston
+1 713-739-8800
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Residence Inn Houston Downtown/Convention Center

Rated 4.2 of 5
904 Dallas Street, Houston
+1 832-366-1000
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The Lancaster Hotel

Rated 4.3 of 5
701 Texas Avenue, Houston
+1 713-228-9500
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Courtyard Houston Downtown /Convention Center

Rated 4.2 of 5
916 Dallas Street, Houston
+1 832-366-1600
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Club Quarters Hotel in Houston

Rated 3.8 of 5
720 Fannin Street, Houston
+1 713-224-6400
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Athens Hotel Suites

Rated 2.7 of 5
1308 Clay Street, Houston
+1 713-739-1960
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Four Seasons Hotel Houston

Rated 4.4 of 5
1300 Lamar Street, Houston
+1 713-650-1300
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