HOTEL ROOM numbers plummeted in Downtown Houston in the late 1990s but demand gradually increased, and hoteliers and investors responded. Since 2001, over 5,500 new hotel rooms have been added and today, including 1680 rooms completed in 2016 just in time for SuperBowl LI, taking downtown’s hotel room count to more than 7,700 in 24 hotels

Downtown offers variety in hotel options including large convention hotels such as Hilton Americas- Houston, which is connected to the southern end of the George R. Brown Convention Center (GRBCC) and the Marriott Marquis which is located at the northern end of GRBCC. Luxurious service is available at the Four Seasons, recently purchased by Bill Gates’ Cascade Investment LLC, JW Marriott and Hotel Alessandra at GreenStreet, will take luxury in Downtown to new heights. There are also beautiful historic options with Hotel Icon, The Sam Houston Hotel, and Magnolia Hotel.