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Hotel ZaZa, Houston

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Photo: Courtesy of Hotel Zaza

5701 Main St.
Houston, TX, 77005, United States
TEL: (713) 526-1991
TEL: (888) 880-3244

It may be impossible to say the name with a straight face, but the Hotel ZaZa’s location is seriously good. It lies close to the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA), the shimmering façade of the Contemporary Arts Museum (CAM), and the spouting jets of Mecom Fountain. Formerly the venerable 1926 Warwick Hotel and reincarnated in 2007, the ZaZa has spacious guest rooms drenched with natural light and sliding glass doors that open onto balconies. And there’s hardly a bad view in the house, whether looking south, over the verdant expanse of Hermann Park and Rice University, or north, toward the downtown skyline. Lively doesn’t begin to describe the restaurant and bar Monarch, with a patio set above the swirl of traffic, where conversation sparkles into the night. As with many boutique hotels, style sometimes trumps service, but management is addressing complaints, and the staff could not be friendlier.

Room to Book:

The 11th floor Concept Suites. In one of these over-the-top chambers, Geisha House, red silk lanterns light the room and a copy of The Joy of Sex awaits you on a nightstand.

Insider Tip:

Even if you’re not staying in one of the Super Villas that ring the nicely landscaped swimming pool, you can be a part of the scene: $75 will get you your own private poolside cabana for the day.

Amenities

Open / Closes
  • Business Center
  • Concierge
  • Family Friendly
  • Historic
  • Laundry Service
  • Maid Service
  • Parking Fee
  • Pet Friendly
  • Room Service
  • Valet Parking
  • WiFi

Number of Rooms: 298

Number of Suites: 17

Number of Restaurants: 2

Year Opened: 2007

Other: Luxury Hotel

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