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Formerly known as the InterContinental Houston, the Royal Sonesta Hotel is located in Uptown Houston, mere blocks from the luxury retail mecca Galleria Mall. Also nearby are the Museum and Theatre districts, making this 23-story hotel an ideal choice for families vacationing in Houston and eager to take in all that this world-class city has to offer. With 485 guest rooms, suites and club rooms and a renowned, on-site fine dining restaurant, your family’s every whim is sure to be met by the Sonesta’s helpful, eager staff.
The Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston is a four-star property, thanks to its helpful staff, numerous amenities and tasteful, elegant modern-style decor.
Average room rates per night at the Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston are between $79 and $1019, depending upon the season, the hotel’s capacity and other factors. There are a variety of packages and deals that offer discounted promotional pricing for some travelers, as well as special event packages.
Each of the 485 guest rooms and 13 suites on the Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston’s property feature LCD flat-screen television, both wireless and wired high-speed Internet access, in-room video games and movie rentals, two dual-line phones with voicemail capabilities, an electronic safe, oversized desks and chairs, ironing boards and irons, mini-bars and coffee/tea stations. All rooms at Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston are smoke-free.
In-room dining options are offered, with an extensive menu that allows families to dine in the privacy of their room after a long day of sightseeing, while the Lobby Lounge and The Bar offer light snacks and cocktails. The Bar features more than 200 spirits and a tapas menu, while nightly live entertainment takes center stage at The Lobby Lounge. The health club is available twenty-four hours per day, as is room-service. An outdoor swimming pool on the fifth floor offers plenty of opportunity to cool off during the Texas midday heat, while the complimentary shuttle will gladly transport you anywhere you’d like within a three mile radius. The Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston also offers comprehensive concierge services.
Guests of Executive Club Floors are treated to continental breakfast each morning, and refreshments each evening in the private lounge. Each features at 32-inch LCD television, complete with cable and in-room entertainment options, with Quiet Hours observed between 9 p.m. and 10 a.m.
Suites feature valet service, complimentary nightly turndown services, access to the Club Lounge and roomy quarters that have separate living and sleeping areas. Each has a beautiful view of the Houston city skyline.
The Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston boasts more than 50,000 square feet of functional space, with more than twenty-three meeting, convention and breakout rooms. If you plan to host a large gathering, the Legend’s Ballroom will easily accommodate 1,500 guests.
The on-site swimming pool is a great way to keep kids entertained during the warmer months, but there are also a variety of entertainment options and attractions in the immediate area that cater to children. Be sure to check out the Nature Discovery Center, where kids are encouraged to examine crystal caves, help to reconstruct the skeleton of a turtle and are taught about life inside a log through a series of hands-on, interactive exhibits and practical lessons. You should also make time to hit the Houston Museum of Natural Science, which is ranked among the most highly-visited museums in the nation. With four levels of exhibits and installation, including sections dedicated to astronomy, paleontology, Native American History and space science, your brood will be entertained and engaged all day.
A strong multicultural appreciation runs through the heart of Houston, thanks to the fact that up to one-quarter of the residents are estimated to have been born in someplace other than the United States, and almost ninety languages are commonly spoken around the city. As a result, there are a plethora of dining hot spots offering international cuisine, some of which may be quite exotic by typical standards. Museums, galleries and festivals also celebrate cultural diversity around the city, making a trip to Houston almost like a quick trip around the world.
We understand that while you want to travel and spend time with your children, there are also times when you want to be able to enjoy a bit of grown-up fun while you’re escaping the tedium of everyday life by vacationing. That’s why we offer a full complement of carefully pre-screened, thoroughly vetted caregivers to provide in-room hotel services at the Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston. Whether you need a nanny for an evening or the entirety of your trip, you can rest assured that a nanny matched with your family has been subjected to a full background check, including past employment verification, criminal and driving record investigation, and checked against the National Sex Offender Registry to ensure that they’re safe, dependable and reliable choices to care for your children while you enjoy the city of Houston and all it has to offer.