Hearty steak and eggs is the kind of breakfast you're likely to find on the menu at Houston hotels, but don't be fooled into thinking that Houston is just about Cowboys and the Houston Oilers. Houston hotels welcome thousands of guests to the city's state-of-the-art computer technology industry. Now the country's fourth largest city, Houston is on the up-and-up as one of the nation's more cosmopolitan areas.
Because Houston is like most things Texan, large and spread out, most Houston hotels offer guided tours to or near Houston's main attractions such as the Astrodome (known as the eighth wonder of the world) and the NASA Space Center. Don't be shy about asking your concierge at Houston hotels for tips on where to go and how to get there. Houstonians are known for their sense of humor and natural exuberance. Otherwise, visitors brave enough to battle Houston's notorious traffic snarls may consider renting a car. Even though Houston hotels draw a serious business crowd, Houston by no means lacks fun. Culture hounds will want to sniff out Houston hotels situated in the city's revitalized downtown district for the easiest access to Houston's first-rate museums such as the Museum of Fine Arts as well as its renowned symphony orchestra, ballet and dynamic theater scene.
After a long business day, the five-star Omni Houston Hotel provides a little slice of resort-style relaxation in the core of the "Energy Capital of the World". The high-rise hotel features an especially large pool; perfect for cooling down after heated trade meetings or for an invigorating dip after using the hotel's fully equipped gym. Shoppers will enjoy how near this Houston hotel is to the colossal Galleria mall.
True to the wild spirit of the city that refuses to be zoned, Houston hotels offer unrestricted access to both Houston's business and pleasure sectors. Whatever your bowl of chili, Hotel Near will put you deep in the heart of Houston.