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220 Main St Houston TX 77002
(713) 396-5500
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Hotel ICON, Houston, TX. 4.8K likes. Houston Hotel ICON is now part of the Autograph Collection! Expect the unexpected.

A maverick spirit distilled from its storied history, the landmark silhouette in the Houston skyline, an unmistakably grand interior, and classic Texas hospitality distinguish this one-of-a-kind property.

Hotel ICON, Autograph Collection

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Easily Downtown's most glamorous hotel, Hotel ICON combines historic architecture with shabby Chinoiserie, contemporary finishes, overstuffed furniture, and attentive service. Rooms have large flat-screen TVs, Molton Brown bath products, and marble bathrooms. Right on Main Street, the former Union National Bank building also houses BANK restaurant, the ICON Bar, and the Balance Day Spa. The...

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I like a hotel that's not afraid of a bit of fringe, a splash of gold damask, a touch of refined decadence. So many hotels I see opt for the zero-risk approach to traditionalism: conservative furniture with American Colonial or neoclassical elements -- what I call the George-Washington-slept-here look. Hotel Icon goes more for the Lola-Montez-slept-here look: lots of texture and ornament, and a...

This is where classic meets contemporary. Hotel Icon is a boutique hotel that is housed within a rehabbed historical building built in 1911 with modern upgrades. The claw garden tubs in some of the rooms add character and lure you in to take a bath. Located on Main Street, there are endless dining options whether it be the hotel's Voice restaurant or many others within walking distance.

Hip amenities in classic surroundings give this hotel its advantage.

Personal attention plus luxurious details—Oriental rugs, dark woods, rich fabrics—elevate this property to the top of the Houston hotel list. While this place is certainly one of the hippest in town, it isn't all chrome and minimalist style. It hangs on tightly to its Southern roots with a traditional look and wonderfully dignified atmosphere. Black lacquered walls and a multitude of mirrors...

Sophistication, luxury, fine amenities and outstanding service are hallmarks of this downtown neo-classic hotel.

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Hotel Icon is located in the beautifully restored Union National Bank building, constructed in 1911. Each of the 135 guest rooms is appointed with elegant, bold colors and...

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Great place with a great atmosphere. The bar and food we’re really great as well.

First stay here. Love it. Staff extremely helpful and friendly as well

haunted hotel had scary dreams, but then again I loved the shower. so kinda win loose!

Lovely building, lovely atmosphere, great employees. Highly recommend.

Room was nice and big with great views of downtown Houston. Hotel staff was very nice and helpful. The only negative was no lock on the bathroom door. Good location to go do any number of things in town.

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This lovely hotel is in Galleria area. The premises count with 135 welcoming bedrooms. Travellers will not be bothered during their stay, as this is not a pet-friendly hotel.

Hotel ICON is one of the most unique hotels in Houston and features 135 rooms, including 18 suites. Hotel ICON is located in the heart of Houston's business, legal, entertainment and sport districts. Fully renovated in June 2012, our hotel provides every guest with complimentary downtown shuttle service and high-speed wireless connectivity. Hotel ICON is home to a cutting-edge fitness center....

This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Sesquicentennial Park and University of Houston - Downtown.

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One of our top picks in Houston. Located just 1 miles from Houston city centre, this luxury hotel features BALANCE Urban Spa and a hot tub. Minute Maid Park, home of the Houston Astros, is 5 minutes’ drive away.

A flat-screen TV and an iPod docking station are found in each modern, decorative room of Hotel ICON, Autograph Collection. Some rooms also...

Houston Hotel ICON is now part of the Autograph Collection! Expect the unexpected.

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Clients receive pre- or post-treatment access to the adjacent fitness facility, featuring 17 pieces of Cybex and Nautilus equipment (most outfitted with personal entertainment systems) and a Maxicam free weight area.

Combination hotel and spa packages are available.

Before treatments, spa guests are treated to a complimentary herbal foot bath, performed in a huge copper bowl.

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voice restaurant and lounge

the word is out about voice.


from bloggers to bona fide restaurant reviewers

and everyone in between, our guests rarely leave

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The hotel's 24-hour fitness center has 17 Nautilus and Cybex machines, free weights and treadmills. The Balance Spa offers a lenghty menu of massages, facials and body treatments.

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