The Whitehall Houston

ex. Crowne Plaza Houston Downtown

1700 Smith Street, Houston, United States, 77002  show map
 4 stars
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The Whitehall Houston

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Rooftop pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

 Breakfast

Verified Reviews:

  • Rooms are upgraded - Complimentary shuttle to nearby attractions - Breakfast buffet was plentiful
  • Bathroom was clean - Good shower pressure - Incredibly great breakfasts - Fitness center was quite nice
  • Great central location for business travelers - Room was comfortable - Wifi works without hitch and is fast
  • Rooms a bit smaller than usual - Service was excellent - Free internet access - Business center is free
  • Downtown district - Staff was unhelpful - Our rooms were spacious - Pool area small

Overview

The 4-star The Whitehall Houston lies within 1.6 km from Project Row Houses, Ensemble Theatre and Minute Maid Park. Since 2001, it has been hosting guests in the center of Houston.

The city center is 20 minute walking distance from the hotel. This property is set near by the local beach and offers outdoor chaise lounges and umbrellas.

A tower, a museum and a theater are set within walking distance.

Downtown TC Stn SB tram stop and St Joseph Pkwy @ Main St bus stop are meters away from the hotel. The hotel is around 20 km from William P Hobby airport.

Rooms

This hotel provides comfortable rooms equipped with flat-screen TV, a personal safe, a balcony, free Wi-Fi and climate control. Some rooms at The Whitehall Houston have a view over the garden. Bathrooms are fitted with complimentary toiletries, a hairdryer and a shower.

Eat & Drink

An extensive buffet breakfast is served in the dining room. The restaurant menu features American dishes. Guests can unwind in the Poolside bar with a favourite drink. The sushi bar Brazos Restaurant at the Crowne Plaza Hotel lies in a downtown area, within 5-minute walk of The Whitehall Houston.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

The hotel provides guests with car and limousine rental services.

Relax

A sauna and a hot tub as well as reflex massage and steam baths are available on site. On-site amenities for fitness include a gym and a fitness center.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at USD 29 per day.

The personnel at the hotel speaks English, Spanish, Italian, Arabic.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   12.  Number of rooms:   259.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled
  • Carte blanche

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Lobby bar
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Video games

Leisure facilities

  • Rooftop pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Sun terrace
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Chaise lounges
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Washing machine
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 19 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1700 Smith Street, Houston, United States, 77002

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City Center
  • Houston
    1.5 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Downtown Transit Center Station
    500 m
  • Bell Station
    500 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Brazos Restaurant at the Crowne Plaza Hotel (cuisine: American)
    40 m
  • District 7 Grill - Midtown (cuisine: American)
    270 m
Parks
  • Sam Houston Park
    640 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    12
  • Number of rooms:
    259

Rooms and availability

The Whitehall Houston photos Room Executive Level
Executive Level
Bed type: Double beds or King-size bed
Size: 33 m²
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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We’ve designed our hotel room in Houston to provide all the conveniences on-the-go business travelers desire. Our exclusive Executive Club level offers custom-tailored room featuring perks conducive to a successful and relaxing business trip.

Room facilities
    The Whitehall Houston photos Room Deluxe Guest Room
    Deluxe Guest Room
    Bed type: King-size bed or Double beds
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Along with a larger space for you and your guests, our deluxe Houston lodging offers plenty of additional features. Stretch out on a cozy chaise lounge, and enjoy a rejuvenating bath in an large garden tub.

    Room facilities

      How to reach hotel

      hotel The Whitehall Houston Houston location
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      Hotel Address:

      1700 Smith Street, Houston, United States, 77002

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Houston
        1.5 km
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Downtown Transit Center Station
        500 m
      • Bell Station
        500 m
      • Bus stop
        100 m
      Restaurants
      • Brazos Restaurant at the Crowne Plaza Hotel (cuisine: American)
        40 m
      • District 7 Grill - Midtown (cuisine: American)
        270 m
      Parks
      • Sam Houston Park
        640 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2012
      • Number of floors:
        12
      • Number of rooms:
        259

      The Whitehall Houston Location

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      What's nearby

      Places of interest

      Train stations

      Sport related

      Monuments and Landmarks

      Stadiums

      Museums

      • Heritage Society Museum - 600 m
      • Houston Fire Museum - 700 m
      • The Heritage Society - 700 m
      • Shell Oil Company Museum - 800 m
      • Society-Performing Arts Fndtn - 1.0 km
      • Texas Aviation Hall of Fame - 1.1 km

      Parks

      • The Heritage Society - 700 m

      Halls

      • Grand Room - 800 m
      • Nsomnia Montrose - 1.1 km

      Universities, Institutes

      Theaters

      • Theatre Under The Stars - 900 m
      • House of Blues - 900 m

      Medical care and Hospitals

      • Scci Hospital - 1.1 km

      Public parking

      Local attractions

      • Museum of Printing History - 2.3 km
        1324 West Clay Street, Houston
      • Houston Museum District - 2.9 km
        Houston, TX
      • Buffalo Bayou Park - 2.9 km
        18-3600 Allen Parkway and Memorial Drive, Houston
      • Downtown Historic District Market Square - 2.6 km
        Houston, TX
      • Rothko Chapel - 2.9 km
        1409 Sul Ross, Houston

      Near the hotel

      • First United Methodist Church - 580 m
        1320 Main St, Houston
      • Heritage Society Museum - 640 m
        1100 Bagby Street, Houston
      • Houston Fire Museum - 710 m
        2403 Milam Street, Houston
      • Tranquility Park - 860 m
        Between Walker and Rusk Sts. east of Smith St., Houston
      • Police Museum - 600 m
        1200 Travis, Houston
      • Sam Houston Park - 640 m
        1100 Bagby, Houston
      • CITY HALL - 820 m
        901 Bagby Street, Houston

      Restaurants nearby

      • Brazos Restaurant at the Crowne Plaza Hotel - 40 m

        Address: 1700 Smith St
        Phone: (713) 713-8800

        Cuisine: American
        Price Range: CAD 43 - CAD 55

      • Mr. Peeples - 270 m

        Address: 1911 Bagby St.
        Phone: +(1)713-652-0711

        74% likes this, based on 43 reviews
        Cuisine: American
        Price Range: CAD 43 - CAD 68

      • BlackFinn American Grille - 330 m

        Address: 1910 Bagby Street
        Phone: 713-651-9550

        58% likes this, based on 48 reviews
        Cuisine: American
        Price Range: CAD 6 - CAD 47

      • District 7 Grill - Midtown - 270 m

        Address: 501 Pierce St

        71% likes this, based on 30 reviews
        Cuisine: American

      • The 43rd at Wedge International - 300 m

        Address: 1415 Louisiana St Ste 4300
        Phone: (713) 739-6550

        Cuisine: American
        Price Range: CAD 28 - CAD 48

      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2012
      • Number of floors:
        12
      • Number of rooms:
        259
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      The Whitehall Houston Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Whitehall Houston

      Average guest rating

      8.0out of 10
      Fabulous
      Based on 47 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Service
      9.0
      Rooms
      9.6
      Value
      9.4
      Location
      10.0

      Guest reviews

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        This was our first time staying at Crowne Plaza Hotel Houston Downtown and the experience was very delightful. We would definetly recommend the hotel to family and friends and we will definetly stay here again.

      • Family with children
        9.6

        The shuttle ride to the concert, resturant in the hotel and valet.

        That I didn't get an email reminder, I lost my reservation dates and had to call over Houston to find out that I missed my reservation show time. I lost out on $139.00 for a no-show. The Sheraton has this service and I think if you had this same customer service or better your guest will feel more welcome at your Hotel.

      • Family with children
        10.0

        Great hotel

      • Single
        7.0

        Hotel staff was super excellent. Smily, kind, helpful and reliable. I value provision of complimentary newspaper and bottle of water.

        I wish I could have more variety of breakfast menu, or daily variation.

      • Single
        10.0

        It was very peaceful. The room was so comfortable and beautiful.

      • Single
        3.8

        Old fashionned hotel

        Old and not clean ! Very expensive 250 usd for such an old Hotel...

      • Single
        6.6

        Reception staff

        Will be fine to remove the bucs from the room

      • Couple
        5.4

        Somewhat of a convenient, or close location to downtown Houston.

        Older hotel, air conditioner did not work well.

      • Family with children
        10.0

        Arrived august 20th at 2pm and was greeted by two gentlemen at the front desk who are the reason why we think the crown plaza downtown was the best choice for us.They were very professional and friendly and informative of the services of the hotel. I have nothing but praise for these two men.

      • Group of friends
        7.0

        Easy location.

        Overall hotel experience was not bad but, rather bland and disappointing.

      • Older travelers
        9.2

        The staff was accommodating and friendly throughout the entire stay.

        Rooms were a little small and some of the electrical outlets did not work.

      • Single
        9.6

        Front Desk, Travel Guide, Room Design, Breakfast (!)

        Not free parking

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        It was a very nice hotel. The room was beautiful and clean. It had everything anyone would need. It was close to the Minute Maid Park, which is why we came to Houston.

      • Older travelers
        8.0

        We were having to use the service elevator as #1 had sporatic service and 2 was inoperative. Vending and ice machines on floors 3, 4 and 5 were out of service. However the staff and support staf were oustanding.

      • Group of friends
        10.0

        Love the staff. They were all very helpful. They even gave my friends a ride to a concert even though they were not guests. Great stay and a very nice clean room. Booked it online with no problems.Really had a great time.

        Just wish they had a hot tub.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel The Whitehall Houston Houston location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      1700 Smith Street, Houston, United States, 77002

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Houston
        1.5 km
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Downtown Transit Center Station
        500 m
      • Bell Station
        500 m
      • Bus stop
        100 m
      Restaurants
      • Brazos Restaurant at the Crowne Plaza Hotel (cuisine: American)
        40 m
      • District 7 Grill - Midtown (cuisine: American)
        270 m
      Parks
      • Sam Houston Park
        640 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2012
      • Number of floors:
        12
      • Number of rooms:
        259