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Destination guide

The theatrical area of Downtown Houston awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's theatre scene, live music and architecture with a rental holiday home in Downtown Houston. Well known for its sporting events, skyscrapers and restaurants, this cosmopolitan city won't disappoint. Take in top local attractions such as Discovery Green and George R. Brown Convention Center. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Downtown Houston

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Downtown Houston a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Houston Zoo (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Downtown Aquarium (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Cockrell Butterfly Center (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • River Oaks Country Club (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Gus Wortham Golf Course (3.9 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Memorial Park Municipal Golf Course (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Downtown Houston

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Downtown Houston is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Discovery Green (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Memorial Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Tranquility Park (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Market Square Park (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Sam Houston Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Sesquicentennial Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Downtown Houston

Fly into Houston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby), the closest airport, located 9 mi (14.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Houston, TX (IAH-George Bush Intercontinental), which is 15.8 mi (25.4 km) away.

It's easy to get around Downtown Houston by jumping on the metro at Main Street Square Station, Preston Station or Bell Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Downtown?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 885 holiday lettings around Downtown. From 207 houses to 517 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown:

  • Uptown: 232 holiday homes
  • South Central Houston: 650 holiday homes
  • Montrose: 252 holiday homes
  • Houston Heights: 569 holiday homes
  • Neartown: 404 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Downtown?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Downtown. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sam Houston Park: 1,668 holiday lettings
  • Diverse Works: 1,666 holiday lettings
  • University of Houston - Downtown: 1,666 holiday lettings
  • Minute Maid Park: 1,652 holiday lettings
  • Heritage Society: 1,646 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 207 Houses in Downtown. Our other popular types of Downtown holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 517 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 71 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 513 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Hotels and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 340 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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