Discover This Downtown Houston Hotel
Historic. Authentic. Houston.
Welcome to The Sam Houston Hotel, a historic Downtown Houston hotel where guests enjoy warm hospitality and personalized service.
At The Sam, we cater to your individual preferences, whether your stay is for business, a celebration or simply to relax and unwind. The ideal choice among hotels in Downtown Houston, we’re located enviably close to the best attractions in the city and offer a distinct hospitality experience.
Originally opened in 1924, The Sam Houston Hotel is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. By early 2013, the hotel will complete a renovation of its guestrooms, public areas and meeting and event spaces providing guests with the finest amenities amidst our historic setting.
While at The Sam, enjoy fine American cuisine and a well-rounded wine list at *17 Restaurant. Or, relax with a creative cocktail or a local beer at The Sam Bar.
Our premier event space, Veranda by *17, looks out on the stunning Houston skyline and provides the perfect setting for a wedding ceremony, business meeting or reception. Our other meeting and event spaces include The Paxton Room, adjacent to our intimate Board Room, and our Private Dining Room, located within*17 Restaurant.
Stay at a Downtown Houston hotel conveniently located near Chase Tower, One and Two Shell Plaza, Bank of America Plaza, BG Group Place, Chevron, Houston Center, and many other major corporate offices. The Sam is also within walking distance of all downtown courthouses, the George R. Brown Convention Center and some of Houston's best restaurants and bars.
For a true Houston experience, come to The Sam Houston Hotel.