Family Play-cation

Our Favorite Family-Friendly, Houston-Area Hotels

A roundup of local spots where the kids can be kids.

06/08/2021 By Laura Furr Mericas

Staycations

What's Hotel ZaZa's Best Room?

The one that makes you feel like a rock star, of course.

05/27/2021 By Bill Wiatrak

Staycation 

TripAdvisor Just Named This Houston Hotel One of the Best in the U.S.

Have you ever stayed in The Lancaster Hotel? 

05/13/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Staycation

The Hyatt Regency’s Multimillion-Dollar Revamp Will Make You Excited to Travel Again

The renovation mixes an eclectic flair with industrial-chic design.  

02/26/2021 By Laura Furr Mericas

Staycation 2020?

Houston Hotels Roll Out Summer Packages and Pools

Summer escapes are still a thing if you dare.

06/22/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Hotel Boomtown

Suite Digs: Houston’s 7 Most Lavish Hotel Reservations

All new or newly revamped, these suites will have you clamoring to check in.

12/27/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Hotel Boomtown

Which of These 8 New Hotels Is Right for Your Staycation?

From Instagram ops to on-site eats, here’s where to find what.

12/27/2019 By Abby Ledoux and Laura Furr Mericas

Hotel Boomtown

One Indulgent Night at the Post Oak Hotel

Now this is living.

12/27/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Hotel Boomtown

The Houstonian’s Guide to the Best New Hotels in the City

Call it Southern hospitality.

12/27/2019 Edited by Abby Ledoux

Like Home, But Cleaner

Somewhere Between a Hotel and an Apartment, There's Lyric

The short-term rental feels sort of like house-sitting for your coolest friend.

08/30/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Welcome to Downtown

Three New Downtown Hotels Worthy of a Staycation

Luxury rooms, cocktails, and local retailers—yeah, we're obsessed.

08/09/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Fly Me to the Moon

5 Ways to Have Your Own Moon Moment

It's Space City—an Apollo 11 anniversary celebration is mandatory.

07/19/2019 By Abby Ledoux

That's Amore

Hotel Granduca is the Closest You Can Get to Italy Without Leaving Houston

With a little imagination, the boutique hotel will transport you to a private Mediterranean villa.

03/08/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Checking In, Please

3 Reasons We Love a Hotel Alessandra Staycation

The downtown boutique hotel is a standout.

02/07/2019 By Abby Ledoux

A Little Much

Break the Bank in the Name of Love with a $20K V-Day

In February, the Post Oak Hotel offers the staycation of a lifetime—with a price tag to match.

01/30/2019 By Abby Ledoux

You Can Check Out But You Can Never Leave

I Lived Like Drake with a Hotel Derek Staycation

"I'm posted at the Derek up on Westheimer, hit me when you're done your shift." –Drake, "Company"

06/22/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Staycations

Visit a New Side of Houston: The Woodlands

You can go gourmet or play all day in The Woodlands—or all of the above, if you make a weekend out of it.

07/27/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Summer of Staycations

Visit a New Side of Houston: Sugar Land

From the best bakery in Texas to the largest Hindu temple in the state, this sprawling suburb has it all.

07/20/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Summer of Staycations

Visit a New Side of Houston: The Museum District

Summer is the best time to truly appreciate the oak-shaded sidewalks and air-conditioned galleries of the Museum District.

07/13/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Summer of Staycations

Visit a New Side of Houston: Doing Downtown Right

Drink, dance and dine your way across downtown, then burn it off the next day with bikes, bowling and bridge poses in the park.

06/30/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt