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 highlights

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.

Where to stay near Downtown?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 927 holiday rentals near Downtown. From 550 Condos/Apartments to 216 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Downtown for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

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 rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown:

  • Energy Corridor: 19 holiday homes
  • South Central Houston: 637 holiday homes
  • Alief: 24 holiday homes
  • Uptown: 216 holiday homes
  • George Bush Park/Eldridge: 45 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Tranquility Park: 1,592 holiday rentals
  • Sam Houston Park: 1,575 holiday rentals
  • Hobby Center for Performing Arts: 1,572 holiday rentals
  • Theater Under the Stars: 1,593 holiday rentals
  • Houston City Hall: 1,592 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on Stayz 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 Condos/Apartments in Downtown?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 550 Condos/Apartments in Downtown. Our other popular types of Downtown holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 216 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 109 holiday houses
  • Studios: 493 holiday houses

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 370 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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