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BEST WESTERN PLUS Downtown Inn & Suites

915 W Dallas Street, Houston, TX 77019-4739
Phone: 713/571-7733   |   Fax: 713/571-6680   |   76 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

As one of the best-kept secrets of hotels in downtown Houston, we provide spacious yet competitively priced rooms perfect for budget-savvy travelers that appreciate the big city but also enjoy quiet and comfortable accommodations for nightly or extended stays. We make traveling easy for those here on business, exploring the city or attending an event at the nearby George R. Brown Convention Center, Toyota Center® or Minute Maid® Park.

Complimentary features of our Houston hotel include: on-site parking, weekday downtown shuttle service, a full breakfast, Wi-Fi, fitness facility and business center. Each suite includes a refrigerator/microwave, USB outlets, a Keurig®, pillow top mattresses and 150+ HD channels on a 42-inch TV.

Nestled between Midtown and Washington Ave. there is plenty of nightlife for young professionals and some of the top restaurants in the country one would expect to indulge in while staying at a Houston, Texas hotel. The nearby Refinery Bar and Grill offers an escape for guests after a hard day’s work and we kick off the end of a workday with happy hour from 5-7p.m. Mon-Thurs featuring complimentary selected beers and wines along with hors d'oeuvres.

Many of our guests often enjoy a run along the Buffalo Bayou or purchase a day pass to The Downtown Club, which offers a spa, cardiovascular/strength training and indoor tennis/basketball courts. In addition, our backyard extends to Eleanor Tinsley Park and Sam Houston Park for the outdoorsy types.

Often catering to families, we boast close proximity to The Downtown Aquarium® featuring marine life, a Ferris wheel and carnival games; while others enjoy the Museum and Theater Districts or light rail before returning to relax in our beautiful pool and spa with the downtown Houston skyline as a backdrop that no other hotel in Houston, Texas can compare to.

We welcome you to book a suite at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Downtown Inn & Suites today!

 

Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Outdoor pool, 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.,covered
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Spa , 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.,covered
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee.
  • Complimentary beer/wine happy hour
  • Multilingual staff (English, Spanish)
  • Exercise facility
  • Guest laundry
  • Elevator
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking, onsite
  • Meeting facilities
  • Business center, 24-hours
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • Interior corridor
  • Security guard
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Weekday shuttle service to/from downtown
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel
  • Board Room, ten people

BEST WESTERN PLUS Downtown Inn & Suites

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Conveniently located, the best western plus downtown inn & suites 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: 29.75765  /  Latitude: -95.377205

 

Driving Directions to Hotel

 

From: 45 North. Take Interstate 45 South, exit at Dallas and make a right on Dallas. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Downtown Inn & Suites is two blocks on your left.

From: Intercontinental Airport. Take Interstate 45 South, exit at Dallas and make a right on Dallas. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Downtown Inn & Suites is two blocks on your left.

From: Hobby Airport. Take Interstate 45 North, exit at Scott Downtown, take Pease Street to West Dallas, and make a left turn on West Dallas. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Downtown Inn & Suites is two blocks on your left.

BEST WESTERN PLUS Downtown Inn & Suites

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

Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary

The Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary is located on the Bolivar Peninsula in the Galveston Bay. The sanctuary is comprised of salt marshes, mudflats, uplands and beaches. Thousands of wading birds, wintering shorebirds, including endangered Piping Plovers and threatened Snowy Plovers live in the sanctuary. Bird watchers from across the globe visit this Houston sanctuary each year.

The mudflats, near the mouth of the Galveston Bay, were formed by the sediments in the North Jetty that have built up since the 1800s. Invertebrates live in the mudflats and are joined by the shellfish and marine organisms living in the adjacent salt marshes. Visitors love to catch the blue crabs, flounder and trout that live along the Peninsula. Stay close to the sanctuary, in a comfortable Best Western guest room and enjoy your time in beautiful Houston.

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.

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, between Preston Street and Walker 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

Rice University encompasses 295 acres of land in Houston. This private research university, named after William Marsh Rice, opened on September 23, 1912, the anniversary of his death. The development of the university was funded by Rice's estate. The first seventy-seven students enrolled at the university enjoyed a tuition-free education, thanks to Mr. Rice. In 1962, Former President John F. Kennedy gave his speech proclaiming that the United States would reach the moon before the end of the decade, in Rice Stadium.

The more than 6,000 enrolled students, pursue bachelor, master and doctoral degrees from the university's 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 1 football, baseball or basketball game. Enjoy your Houston area visit, as a guest of Best Western hotels, where comfortable accommodations and excellent guest services await.

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. 

Shell Houston Open

The Shell Houston Open is an annual golf tournament held at the Redstone Golf Club in Humble. This star-studded golf event not only allows fans to see their favorite player up close, but it also benefits local charities. Pro-Amateurs have the opportunity to play on Monday and Wednesday, before the Professional golfers play their first round on Thursday. 144 of the world's best Professional golfers begin playing on Thursday in pursuit of more than five million dollars in tournament winnings.

Player autographs are permitted after tournament play is done, so be sure to bring your paper and pen for a chance to meet your favorite player. If traveling in the Houston area, be sure to attend this wonderful golf tournament. Stay close to the course in one of the area's Best Western hotels and enjoy comfortable accommodations and excellent guest services.

Space Center Houston

Space Center Houston was established in 1992 as the visitor center for the NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center.

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.

At the end of a busy day, choose one of several Houston Best Western hotels for comfortable accommodations and excellent guest services.

 

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 and 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

  • 0.20 mile(s) from Met Club
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Downtown Landrys Aquarium
  • 0.50 mile(s) from theater district, opera, ballet, Aerial Theater, the Alley Theater and Wortham Theater
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Minute Maid Park, New home of the Houston Astros
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Toyota Center
  • 1.00 mile(s) from George Brown Convention Center
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Discovery Green Park, and ice skating
  • 3.00 from museum district, various museums, contemporary Arts Museum, Holocaust Museum and Fire Museum
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Houston zoo
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Reliant Center
  • 0.50 mile(s) from The Shops at Houston center
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Macys
  • 1.00 mile(s) from River Oaks , shopping center
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Gap
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Gymboree
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Barnes and Noble, book store
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Ann Taylor

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 6.00 mile(s) from Bellaire
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Clear Lake
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Sugarland
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Alvin
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Pasadena
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Baytown
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Tomball
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Woodlands
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Galveston
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Reliant Energy
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Continental Airlines
  • 0.57 mile(s) from Chevron/Texaco
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Shell Oil
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Pennzoil Palace
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Organic Foods,whole food center
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Passport office
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Federal courthouse
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Chevron Tower
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Exxon Building
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Chase Tower
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Leeland Federal Building
  • 1.00 mile(s) from One City Center
  • 1.00 mile(s) from American General
  • 1.00 mile(s) from court house
  • 1.00 mile(s) from University of Houston Downtown (schools, colleges)
  • 3.00 mile(s) from University of Houston Central Campus
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Rice University

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 3.00 mile(s) from golf
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Memorial Park, public golf, jogging trails and restaurants

Nearby Restaurants

  • 0.50 mile(s) from III Forks Steak, Steakhouse, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Banzai Sushi, Seafood, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Bonbay pizza, American
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Charlies Bar-B-Que, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Zydeco
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Morton's The Steakhouse, Steakhouse
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Massa's Restaurant, Seafood, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • 0.50 mile(s) from The Grove
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Strip House Steakhouse, Steakhouse
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Landry's Aquarium, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Luther's Bar-b-que, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Vic & Anthoney's Italian, Italian
  • 0.50 mile(s) from House of Blues
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Kim Son
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Irma Southwest Grill, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Niko Nikos , Greek, open for: lunch, dinner

BEST WESTERN PLUS Downtown Inn & Suites

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:

September 2014

September 2-28, 2014
True Griff Exquisite photos by J. Griffis Smith, who served as the Photo Editor of Texas Highways magazine, will be on display at the Sam Houston Memorial Museum in Huntsville.

March 2015

March 30 - April 5, 2015
Shell Houston Open The Golf Club of Houston hosts this game of the FedEx Cup. Tee times vary per day.
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