Royal Sonesta Houston

One- or Two-Night Stay with Optional Hotel Credit at Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston

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Luxurious Suites and International Restaurant near Houston's Galleria

After its 2003 expansion, Uptown Houston's Galleria firmly established its place on the list of the nation's top 10 largest shopping malls. Not only does the multilevel complex house more than 350 stores, it also has a tennis club, several sit-down restaurants, and an Olympic-size indoor ice rink that stays open year-round. According to Travel + Leisure, the Galleria is one of America's most-visited shopping malls, recognized both for its amenities and its design, which includes suspended glass balconies and vaulted glass ceilings modeled after Italian Renaissance arcades. Located about a mile away, Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston offers complimentary shuttle service to the Galleria and is a short drive from other popular attractions, including the museum district and the Houston Zoo.

With its all-glass façade, the 23-story hotel complements the modern look of the neighboring Galleria. A baby grand piano and a winding staircase in the lobby add some classy touches to the decor. Upstairs, deluxe rooms continue that elegant aesthetic with soft mocha and cream hues and leather lounge chairs.

Head to the hotel's restaurant for breakfast à la carte, or stop by later in the day to select from an extensive menu of international dishes for lunch and dinner. The restaurant has an upscale vibe replete with hardwood floors and crisp white tablecloths. The lobby lounge offers a more laid-back atmosphere with decor resembling a cozy living room.

If you opt for the $50 or $75 hotel credit, you can redeem it for meals at the restaurant, bar, or lounge, use it at the gift shop, or apply it toward any other hotel cost.

Uptown Houston: World-Class Shopping, International Cuisine, and Picturesque Bayous

Uptown Houston is most famous for the Galleria, but the area has plenty to offer beyond high-end boutiques and retail stores. Steps from the massive shopping mall, the Williams Tower looms at 64 stories high, making it the city's tallest building outside the downtown area. Be sure to get a snapshot in front of the neighboring water wall, where thousands of gallons of water cascade down a sleek, six-story structure.

But if shopping's your thing, Uptown Park presents a charming alternative to the Galleria. The outdoor mall brings to mind a Venetian piazza with its Romanesque columns, stone fountains, and open-air bistros bedecked with strings of twinkling lights. You can also indulge in some of Houston's best dining here, including classic Italian restaurants, Costa Rican eateries, and quaint cafés serving fresh cupcakes made with Madagascar bourbon vanilla.

For a taste of Houston's scenery, venture east of Royal Sonesta to Memorial Park, a nearly 1,500-acre playground with bayous, bike trails, and volleyball courts. Check out the park's Arboretum & Nature Center to hike nature trails highlighting native plants and wildlife. It stays open through most of October.

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.

What You Get

Stay for up to four in a deluxe room with valet parking

  • Option 1: $99 for one night, valid for check-in Friday–Saturday, valid 9/14–11/30 (up to a $156 value)
  • Option 2: $119 for one night with a $50 hotel credit, valid for check-in Friday–Sunday, 9/14–11/30 (up to a $206 value)
  • Option 3: $169 for one night with a $50 hotel credit, valid for check-in Friday–Sunday, 12/1–12/31 (up to a $306 value)
  • Option 4: $199 for two nights with a $50 hotel credit, valid for check-in Friday–Sunday, 9/14–11/30 (up to a $362 value)
  • Option 5: $289 for two nights with a $75 hotel credit, valid for check-in Monday–Thursday, 9/17–12/31 (up to a $562 value)

Book by: 10/11/12

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.


  • Onsite restaurant and lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Complimentary shuttle service within 3 miles
  • High-speed Internet access (available for $10.95/day)
  • 24-hour fitness center

The Fine Print

  • Must book by 10/11/12 or promotional value expires
  • Must complete travel by 12/31/12
  • Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as a gifts
  • Limit 2 per visit
  • Valid only for option purchased
  • Reservation required, subject to availability
  • 24-hour cancellation notice required or fee of applicable one-night’s stay up to the amount paid for Groupon applies
  • Must be 21 or older to check in
  • Credit card required at check-in
  • Valid only for Deluxe Rooms
  • Not valid with reward points
  • 16.86% tax not included.

Other Details

Room Details

Deluxe Room or Superior Room

  • One king bed or two double beds
  • Standard occupancy: 2
  • Maximum occupancy: 4
  • Adding occupants above standard: no charge

Hotel Policies

  • Check in: 3 p.m.
  • Check out: noon
  • Parking: included in Groupon
  • Rollaways: available for an additional $25 per day
  • Smoking policy: no smoking inside the property
  • Pet policy: pets are not allowed inside the property.
  • Accessibility: handicap-accessible rooms are available upon request during booking.
  • Room upgrades: available for an additional fee at check-in; subject to availability.

Getting There

  • By plane: about 19 miles from William P. Hobby Airport (HOU); about 29 miles from George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)
  • By cab: about $45 from HOU; about $65 from IAH

Customer Reviews

147 Ratings

The beautiful bedding and elegant feel to the hotel. They are remodeling it this Winter 2013 so it should be even better after they finish.
Lydia J. · January 13, 2013
Very upscale hotel the service was great especially the fifty dollar bar tab that came with the room
Daniel W. · September 4, 2013
The amenities were outstanding.
Lawrence B. · September 4, 2013
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