BEST WESTERN Fountainview Inn & Suites Near Galleria

6229 Richmond Avenue, Houston, TX 77057-6211
Phone: 713/783-8388   |   Fax: 713/783-8988   |   72 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:50 AM   |   Check In: 4:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Welcome to BEST WESTERN Fountainview Inn & Suites Near Galleria!

When you're visiting the Galleria, stay at our Houston hotel where southern hospitality is dished up in abundance.

Many restaurants around the area specialize in catering to wedding parties, out of town wedding guests and large groups excited for the festivities. Since Gallery Wedding Hall is within walking distance, we regularly work with wedding parties to make the big day even better. Located in Midtown, the best of Houston is right at your door step.

Southwest Memorial Herman Hospital is also nearby, and we're happy to accommodate medical patients and visiting doctors and medical staff. Our prime location and friendly staff make us a favorite for extended stays. You'll feel right at home with luxury bedding, spacious cool rooms and a location that can't be beat.

We're known for good customer service and for always making you feel comfortable. There are many major attractions 4-10 miles from our Houston hotel, so it's easy to fill a day with sightseeing. Centrally located, the Houston Zoo is minutes away and of course the events at the Gallery Wedding Hall only require a short commute. Location is one of the most important aspects of any property, and we aim to make your stay as easy as possible.

The George Brown Convention Center is also close to our Houston hotel, and we regularly welcome tradeshow attendees traveling in groups. Since we're centrally located nearby corporate offices, many of our guests are here for business. Employees of the Houston Natural Museum, Memorial Park and other local businesses call us their home away from home. Reliant Park is in the neighborhood, and a great location means it's easy to make time for some leisure activities, fine dining or sightseeing.

Reserve your room at BEST WESTERN Fountainview Inn & Suites Near Galleria today for a relaxing, stress-free trip! Enjoy your stay.

Renovations are under way to better our guest experience until August 2015. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause.

 

Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice and coffee
  • Outdoor pool
  • Exercise facility, Open from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Multilingual staff (Chinese, Spanish, Tagalog)
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking
  • Business center
  • Fax services
  • Interior corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Alarm System
  • High-speed Internet

BEST WESTERN Fountainview Inn & Suites Near Galleria

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Conveniently located, the best western fountainview inn & suites near galleria in Houston, Texas is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 29.731615  /  Latitude: -95.492365

 

Driving Directions to Hotel

 

From: The north. Traveling from Highway 59 southbound, take the Fountainview exit, turn right on Fountainview, then left on Richmond Avenue to The BEST WESTERN Fountainview Inn & Suites.

From: The south. Traveling from Highway 59 northbound, take the Chimney Rock exit and make a U-turn on Chimney Rock to Fountainview, turn right on Fountainview to Richmond Avenue, and then turn left on Richmond Avenue. The BEST WESTERN Fountainview Inn & Suites near Galleria will be on your left side.

BEST WESTERN Fountainview Inn & Suites Near Galleria

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Coast Guard Air Station Houston

Established in 1963, United States Coast Guard Air Station Houston is located southeast of Houston on the Texas Gulf Coast. This Texas Air station neighbors Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base.

CGAS Houston is designated to provide Search and Rescue for Texas and Louisiana, Homeland Security, Fisheries Enforcement in the Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Protection, and Military Sealift Command escorts.

Discovery Green

Created in 2008, and one of the most popular parks in Houston, Discovery Green is an ideal place to visit on your next Texas adventure. Found in downtown Houston, just west of the George R. Brown Convention Center, Discovery Green is open to the public, is nearly 12 acres in size, and is home to Kinder Lake.

Hosting a wide variety of events throughout the year, Discovery Green should certainly be on your list of places to visit in Houston. Check out the Brown Foundation Promenade, the Anheuser-Busch Stage for live music, or the Wortham Foundation Gardens – an ideal destination during spring.

Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base

Established in 1917 as Ellington Field, Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base is located in southeast of downtown Houston. Neighboring the Coast Guard Air Station Houston and Ellington Airport, EFJ hosts the Texas Air National Guard.

NASA also utilizes Ellington Field for astronaut and aircraft training under the supervision of the Johnson Space Center. EFJ also hosts members of the Texas Army National Guard, the U.S. Army Reserve, U.S. Navy Reserve, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve.

Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo

Known as the Show With a Heart, the three-week Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo is held each March at Reliant Park. Said to be the largest live entertainment and livestock exhibition in the world, Houston's HLSR features major rodeo events – also known as RodeoHouston – livestock shows, massive concerts, food, games, and shopping.

Established in 1931, HLSR now draws more than 2.5 million attendees, and requires the assistance of over 28,000 volunteers from the Houston metro area. Other events include the Star Trail of Fame, the World’s Championship Bar-B-Que, and Rodeo Uncorked!

Houston Museum District

Plan a visit to Texas and head for the metropolis of Houston. As you explore the greater Houston area, don't miss out on the Houston Museum District, one of the most ideal ways to experience the cultures of the area. Drive in from you hotel, or travel via the Museum District Red Line. 

With it's origins rooted in 1977, the Houston Museum District features 20 different museums, galleries, and community centers. The Houston Museum District is, in part, located near Rice University, the Texas Medical Center, and the Neartown area. You'll be able to explore Hermann Park when you visit the Houston Museum District.

Houston Theater District

Your next visit to Texas will be one you won't soon forget – head for the Houston area and be sure to check out the Houston Theater District. One of Houston's most eclectic and unique areas, the Houston Theater District is, roughly, a 17-block area in and around downtown Houston – just east of I-45 extending to Milam Street.

As you explore the Houston Theater District, you'll find nine different and exclusive performance arts venues and organizations. The Bayou Place entertainment complex is 130,000 square feet in size, is houses a wide range of bars, restaurants, and performances year round.

You'll also find the Wortham Theater Center, the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, and the Alley Theatre.

Minute Maid Park

Opened in 2000, the 40,000-seat Minute Maid Park is the current home of MLB’s Houston Astros. Located in downtown Houston on the Texas Gulf Coast, Minute Maid Park is owned and operated by Harris County’s Houston Sports Authority.

Formerly known as the Ballpark at Union Station, Enron Field, and Astros Field, the ballpark also hosts soccer games, major concerts, and even mass weddings. Visitors are encouraged to get a good spot on the Conoco Home Run Porch.

NRG Park

Formerly the Reliant Park, NRG Park is a lively event complex set in central Houston on the Texas Gulf Coast. Encompassing 350 acres, NRG Park is home to five major sites: NRG Stadium, NRG Center, NRG Arena, NRG Astrodome, and the Carruth Plaza.

NRG Park features the world’s largest parking lot at 26,000 spots – yet is also served by the Houston METRORail’s NRG Park Station. The complex is the homebase for the NFL’s Houston Texans, and hosts approximately 750 annual events.

NRG Stadium

Sitting at over one million square feet, NRG Stadium located in the greater Houston area is the home of the National Football League's Houston Texans and has been since 2002. The 70,000 capacity stadium also houses the NFL's first retractable roof.

NRG Stadium is a proud part of NRG Park, which also houses neighboring sports facilities and entertainment opportunities. The stadium also features the versatility to host numerous types of events such as sizable concerts and professional bull riding events.

Pasadena Municipal Golf Course

On your next visit to Texas, plan to explore Houston and the greater area – you'll want to bring your clubs and play 18 holes at the Pasadena Municipal Golf Course. Drive in from nearby Sugar Land or Katy and explore one of the top public courses in the area. 

Featuring a max length of 6,750 yards from the championship tees, the Pasadena Municipal Golf Course is a par 72 with a slope rating of 118, and a course rating of 72.2. Opened in 1978, Pasadena Municipal Golf Course was designed by Jay Riviere. 

Rice University

Encompassing 295 acres, Rice University is set near the Houston Museum District in Houston. This private research university, named after William Marsh Rice, was established 1912. 

The more than 6,000 enrolled students, pursue bachelor, master and doctoral degrees from the university's 11 colleges and eight schools. Students abide in the Honor Code, established in 1912, where students complete exams on their own time, without any aid.

While in Houston, enjoy time on campus to watch the Rice Owls compete in a NCAA Division I football, baseball or basketball game in venues like Rice Stadium and Tudor Fieldhouse. Visitors to campus also stop by Lynn R. Lowrey Arboretum, and the many attractions of the museum district.

Sam Houston Park

TX Attractions

Sam Houston Park

Filled with an array of historic sites and landmarks, Sam Houston Park is an ideal destination for your next visit to Houston.

As you get set to explore the Houston area and all of it's charms and big city excitement, be sure to spend some time at Sam Houston Park. 

As you trek through Sam Houston Park, neatly situated on Bagby Street just off of I-45, you'll find plenty of iconic and attractive sites. The Kellum-Noble House is a famous American building at Sam Houston Park, and well worth the tour.

Don't miss out on The Old Place, which is the oldest standing structure at Sam Houston Park. Many visitors to Sam Houston Park also enjoy the Jack Yates House and it's Greek Revival style architecture. 

Space Center Houston

Established in 1992 as the visitor center for the NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, the Space Center Houston is a famous attraction in Houston.

This Houston center strives to educate its visitors on all aspects of the United States space program through its exhibits, films and activities.

The Feel of Space and Kids Space Place are popular exhibits in the center for children. Make the short drive in from nearby Alvin and check out NASA history.

Stroll through the center to view the Mercury 9 capsule, Gemini 5 capsule, Apollo 17 command module, Saturn V and the Astronaut Gallery.

Be sure to partake in a NASA Tram Tour through the Johnson Space Center for a behind-the-scenes look.

Texas Southern University

Established in 1927, Texas Southern University is found in the Houston area, and is just minutes to the west of the University of Houston. A public university, Texas Southern features a 150-acre campus that is situated just south of downtown Houston.

Texas Southern boasts an array of undergraduate degree programs, including degrees from schools like the College of Continuing Education, the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and the College of Science & Technology.

Texas Southern fields competitive teams in sports like basketball, football, and baseball. The Texas Southern Tigers football team plays home games at BBVA Compass Stadium – check out a game during the fall. Basketball plays home games at the H&PE Arena, while the Tigers Baseball teams plays their home games at MacGregor Park.

The Galleria

As you plan your next trip into Texas, be sure to explore the greater Houston area and it's many attractions – you won't want to miss The Galleria. One of the finest shopping malls in Houston, The Galleria opened in 1970 and features a wide range of up-scale department stores, boutiques, and retail chains. 

At three million square feet in total size, The Galleria is enormous – it has 2.4 million in gross leasable area. Spread across four floors, The Galleria is an ideal way to spend an afternoon looking for that next wardrobe piece, or a souvenir to commemorate your Houston travels.

Toyota Center

A 19,000-seat indoor arena, the Toyota Center is located in downtown Houston on the Texas Gulf Coast. Opened in 2003, the Toyota Center is home to the NBA's Houston Rockets, and the AHL’s Houston Aeros.

Owned by Harris County’s Houston Sports Authority, the Toyota Center hosts basketball and hockey games, plus concerts, award ceremonies, and professional boxing and mixed martial arts events.

University of Houston

University of Houston was established in 1927, as the Houston Junior College, with 232 students attending night classes. In 1934, the college became a four-year university and the name changed to University of Houston. After a donation of 110 acres and a donation of funds for construction, the university's first building was completed in 1939. By 1951, the university became the second-largest higher-education institution in the state. The university encompasses 667-acres of land in southeast Houston.

Over 39,800 students attend this state research university, in pursuit of undergraduate and graduate degrees, from its nearly 300 programs. There are over forty research institutes and centers on campus, conducting almost $130 million in research, each year. University of Houston fans cheer on the Houston Cougars, with the help from mascot, Shasta, during their NCAA Division I sporting events. While in Houston, rest comfortably at one of the local Best Western hotels, before touring the beautiful campus.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 4.00 mile(s) from Compaq Center, Lakewood Church
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Memorial Park
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Unity Church
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Houston Natural Museum
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Museum of Fine Arts
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Houston Zoo
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Reliants Astrodome
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Reliants Park, home of the Houston Texans, National Football League
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Baker Hughes
  • 9.00 mile(s) from Minute Maid Stadium, home of the Houston Astros, Major League Baseball
  • 10.00 mile(s) from George Brown Convention Center
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Worth Theater Center
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Sam Houston Race Park
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Space Center Houston
  • 3 mile(s) from The Galleria

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 7 mile(s) from Stafford
  • 8 mile(s) from Missouri City
  • 10 mile(s) from Sugar Land
  • 20 mile(s) from Pearland
  • 22 mile(s) from Pasadena
  • 30 mile(s) from Katy
  • 35 mile(s) from Baytown
  • 45 mile(s) from Clear Lake City
  • 50 mile(s) from Wood Land
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Houston Medical Center
  • 5 mile(s) from Rice University
  • 10 mile(s) from University of Houston

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Outdoor pool

Nearby Restaurants

  • Across the street from The Brewery, bar/lounge, 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 a.m.
  • .1 mile(s) from Cabo Grill, American, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 Midnight
  • .1 mile(s) from Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • .1 mile(s) from D & B, American, 2:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
  • .1 mile(s) from Joe's Crab & Shack, Seafood, 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • .1 mile(s) from Denny's, American, 24 hours
  • .1 mile(s) from Chuy's, Mexican, 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • .1 mile(s) from lounges, bar/lounge
  • .2 mile(s) from Thai Gourmet, Thai, 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • .3 mile(s) from Outback Grill, Steakhouse, 2:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
  • .5 mile(s) from Sam Boat Restaurant, Seafood, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 Midnight

BEST WESTERN Fountainview Inn & Suites Near Galleria

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Houston. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

May 2015

May 7 - August 27, 2015
17th Annual Rock the Dock Concert Series

Rock to local and regional bands each Thursday at Houston's Event Plaza.

August 2015

August 1 - 8, 2015
Houston International Jazz Festival

Big names in jazz come to downtown Houston and light up the summer.

August 2015

August 1 - 15, 2015
Houston Shakespeare Festival

This Houston festival attracts more than 475,000 people for free performances at the Miller Outdoor Theatre.
 

November 2015

November 7 - 8, 2015
The Woodlands Children's Festival

The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands offers children's entertainment, activities, and more.

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