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Hampton Inn Houston Downtown [In-Depth Hotel Review]

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I stayed at the Hampton Inn Houston Downtown with my family of 5 on Black Friday. We squeezed in this quick overnight staycation on a last-minute Spend a Night on Us certificate redemption. It was fun to stay downtown and enjoy the holiday festivities, and I was happy to check out this hotel I’ve been curious about.

Standout features at Hampton Inn Houston Downtown include the excellent location, pool with a view, and abundant free breakfast buffet.

Let’s see how our stay went at this downtown Houston hotel.

Location

Located on Crawford Street between Capitol and Rusk, Hampton Inn Houston Downtown is in a great downtown location. It’s basically right in between the Houston Astros’ Minute Maid Park and the George R. Brown Convention Center.

On our way to Astros games, we’ve walked past this hotel many times, as Minute Maid Park is a 3-minute walk from the hotel. It first caught my eye because it’s 2 hotels in the same building, sharing a lobby and elevators with the Homewood Suites by Hilton Houston Downtown next door.

Getting There

We drove downtown from our home in the Houston area. If you’re arriving at Hampton Inn Houston Downtown from George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), it’s about a 30-minute car ride, though it could be much longer than that if you’re fighting traffic. William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) doesn’t serve as many flights as IAH but is generally just 20 minutes away from downtown by car without major traffic.

Booking

Booking this hotel was completely unplanned and last minute. I literally booked it as we packed and headed out the door to the hotel. I did it last minute because I had an expiring $200 Spend a Night on Us certificate from a Hilton Grand Vacations timeshare presentation I attended in May. The certificate expired 6 months after the date it was issued and was only good until the exact date we stayed.

When I chose the Hampton Inn certificate at our timeshare presentation, I intended to use it at the Hampton Inn & Suites Galveston or the Hampton Inn Pensacola Beach because we’ve stayed at those properties before, wanted to return, and I knew nights at both often hover around $200. We didn’t get a chance to visit either of those hotels in time.

My next plan was to use the certificate at the Hampton Inn and Suites Aurora South Denver, where we spent 5 nights in October. But I completely blew it by putting off mailing in the rebate, which had to be sent in within 30 days of our stay.

So I had a certificate good until November 24th and no Thanksgiving travel plans. I was about ready just to let the certificate go, but on the last possible day, I decided it would be fun to spend the night downtown, sort of for free, and earn some Hilton Honors points along the way.

Hot Tip:

Don’t let procrastination cheat you out of rebates! If you get one of these Spend a Night on Us certificates, check the dates and ask for a printed receipt at checkout so it’s easy to send in your rebate right after your stay.

Cost

I paid $174.19 for our 1-night stay. That included a $146.88 room rate and $27.31 in taxes and mandatory charges. I should get the $146.88 room rate back as a rebate from the free night certificate, which I mailed off within the allotted time.

With base points, my Diamond elite bonus, a Double Points offer, a Multiply Your Points promotion, and my 250 MyWay preference points, I earned 7,595 Hilton Honors points from this stay. On top of that, I earned 12x points per dollar for Hilton spending with my Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card* to get another 2,088 points. That’s almost 10,000 points for a really cheap stay.

The rebate won’t apply to the taxes or other fees I paid, and I won’t get the full $200 out of it because I didn’t spend that much. Also, I’ll get a gift card rebate instead of cash, so this wasn’t exactly a free stay I can pay back to my credit card. Still, getting a mini staycation and some points out of it was worth it, and I did not abandon my rebate.

I’ve checked out this hotel’s prices before, and the rate we paid is pretty typical. But if you want to stay during major events, like opening day for the Astros, you’ll pay closer to $250 or more per night, or a Hilton Honors award cost of 60,000 points.

*The information regarding the Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card was independently collected by Upgraded Points and not provided nor reviewed by the issuer.

Hot Tip:

Always check for Hilton Honors points promotions before you book a stay. More than 4,000 of the points I earned on this stay were from points offers I activated. Those bonus offer points were more than I got from the bonus points earned with my Diamond status and credit card combined.

Checking In

We arrived at the hotel in the evening and checked in quickly.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown valet and entrance
The valet entrance and front door at Hampton Inn Houston Downtown. This entrance and other walls of the building feature murals from local artists.

The front desk confirmed we were staying for a single night, informed us of the breakfast hours, and then told us how to access Wi-Fi and get to our room.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown lobby entrance seating
I thought the lobby was pretty large for a Hampton Inn.

Elite Benefits

As a Hilton Honors Diamond member staying at a Hampton Inn, I was entitled to 250 Hilton Honors bonus points or a bottle of water and a snack. I opted for the points.

The Lobby

As the Hampton Inn Houston Downtown shared a lobby with the Homewood Suites next door, the lobby was fairly expansive for this type of hotel.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown lobby seating areas
A double hotel translated to a double-sized lobby.

The many seating areas included 2 dining areas, with a dining room for each hotel, though only 1 was used on the day we visited.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown lobby couch seating
This side of the lobby was technically Homewood Suites by Hilton Houston Downtown, but the lobbies blended together.

The lobby featured restrooms with water fountains near the Hampton Inn dining area.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown lobby restrooms
Restrooms were available downstairs near the coffee station.

Near the dining area were some newspapers guests could take.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown amenities USA Today paper
The lobby offered USA Today papers.

Across from the front desk was the lobby market with drinks, frozen snacks, and pantry items.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown amenities lobby market
I didn’t take much time to check out the market as I tried to shuffle my kids out of it, but the prices seemed about on par with a convenience store.

Amenities

Signs near the elevators directed us to the various amenities available at the hotel. The dining area, business center, and front desk were on the first floor, while the pool, laundry, and fitness center were on the fourth floor. Another laundry room was on the twelfth floor, and ice was on every floor.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown lobby direction sign
Directional signs dividing the Hampton and Homewood.

Pool

The pool is one of this hotel’s nicest features, though it was too cold for us to enjoy it during our visit. This pool is on the fourth floor, though it felt higher up than that, and the deck was reasonably open to enjoy some views and a lot of breeze.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown amenities pool
The pool and pool deck at Hampton Inn Houston Downtown.

Depending on the time of day, buildings nearby shaded the pool. It wasn’t very large, and I imagine this pool and the deck get pretty cramped during the summer.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown pool deck view
From the pool area, we could see a tiny bit of the much more impressive pool — a Texas-shaped lazy river with holiday lights — at the Marriott Marquis Houston nearby.

Ample loungers in bright turquoise and yellow lined the pool deck. Part of the deck overlooked a large parking lot, but other areas had a view of a ballpark or downtown.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown amenities pool loungers
Bright loungers lined the open pool deck.

Getting to the pool required using our guest room key.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown amenities pool access
Pool deck access required a key.

There was also a safety gate once we were outside.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown amenities pool gated entrance
A gate added another layer of security but didn’t require a key.

The pool was open from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown amenities pool rules
Pool rules and hours at the Hampton Inn Houston Downtown.

Another entrance to the pool featured towels and a towel drop.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown amenities pool entrance with towels
Towels near the pool entrance at Hampton Inn Houston Downtown.

In the hallway near the pool was a set of accessible restrooms.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown amenities pool bathroom
Restrooms near the pool doors.

Fitness Center

The 24-hour fitness center was on the same floor as the pool. It required key access. Although my key lit up green on the scanner at this door and the pool, the fitness center door was locked with a bolt, and I couldn’t get in.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown amenities fitness center access
Key access was required for the fitness center — but the door was locked even though my key flashed green.

I couldn’t get inside to see what exactly was in there, but from the door, I saw towels, a Peloton machine, and a few aerobic machines.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown amenities fitness center
Peeking into the locked fitness center.

Business Center

The business center, located off the lobby, featured desk seating, plenty of workspace, a couple of screens, and a printer. I tried turning the screens on, but they didn’t work.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown amenities business center
The business center at Hampton Inn Houston Downtown.

Meeting Rooms

The meeting rooms were on the fourth floor, near the pool and guest laundry.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown amenities meeting rooms
Meeting rooms on the fourth floor.

Laundry

The guest laundry room was also on the fourth floor near the pool, which required key card access.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown amenities guest laundry
The entrance to the guest laundry room.

The laundry had 2 washers and 2 dryers. All of the machines were coin-operated for $2 each.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown amenities guest laundry machines
The laundry room washers and dryers required $2 in coins.

The room featured an emergency phone.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown guest laundry phone
The phone inside the guest laundry room.

At the back of the room was a chair and a folding table with an outlet below.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown amenities guest laundry folding table and chair
A spot to wait for and fold your laundry.

Parking

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown only offered valet parking. It cost $49 to park overnight or $59 for vehicles over 7 feet long. A daily valet parking option was available for $25 but didn’t include overnight or in-and-out privileges and could be different on event days.

I prefer to avoid valet parking and knew we could find a much cheaper self-parking option, so we didn’t go with the hotel’s parking for this stay.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown valet parking
Valet prices at the Hampton Inn Houston Downtown.

An unaffiliated parking lot across the street had a $30 parking sign and plenty of spaces. Street parking was also available but limited to 2 hours during paid parking hours.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown amenities parking
A lot offered street parking for $30 across the street from Hampton Inn Houston Downtown.

I wasn’t sure about the parking across the street, specifically whether it was $30 overnight or per day (which would be $60 total for overnight if it was $30 per day). On our way downtown, we looked up parking options on SpotHero and found an overnight lot for $15 a block away.

The Room

I booked a 2 queen bedroom and got a room on the sixth floor. It was large enough for my family of 5, as we brought an inflatable bed for one of the kids. While we were comfortable here, I thought the lighting was pretty dim. Every available light was on in the photos I took of the room.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown guestroom
The 2 queen bed room at Hampton Inn Houston Downtown.

Bedroom

The 2 queen beds had all-white bedding that was clean and comfortable, with plenty of fluffy pillows. Each bed had a tall, soft leather headboard.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown guestroom beds
All-white bedding on the queen beds.

Between the beds was a single nightstand featuring a clock, phone, and 2 adjustable lamps. An outlet was on the front of the nightstand.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown guestroom nightstand with lamps
The shared nightstand between the beds.

Instead of a drawer, the nightstand had a surface that pulled out for more space. I thought it was less useful than a drawer, but I could see how this might be nice if you need more space to charge devices.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown guestroom nightstand
The pull-out shelf on the nightstand.

Walking into the room, we found 2 short stools that, pushed together, worked great for luggage storage.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown guestroom stools
Luggage storage stools at the room entrance.

A dresser with clothing storage space, a refrigerator, a coffee maker, and a TV was at the foot of the beds. A desk with a chair and lamp was attached to the end of the dresser.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown guestroom dresser
The multi-functional dresser at the end of the bed.

Inside the dresser, we found wire pull-out shelves for clothes. Unconventional, but I would have used them if we’d stayed more than a night, and these are preferable to open shelves.

On the other end was the small refrigerator, which worked fine but didn’t have a freezer. And in the middle was the coffee maker, which was small and used pods. There was always fresh coffee available in the lobby, so we didn’t use the coffee maker in our room.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown guestroom shelves coffee and refrigerator
Inside the dresser.

The LG TV sat on top of the dresser.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown guestroom dresser TV
A TV at the foot of the beds.

The dresser featured an outlet with 2 regular outlets and 1 USB outlet on the end, near the room entrance.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown guestroom desk outlet
An outlet was built into the dresser.

On the other end was a desk area with a chair, mirror, and lamp. There were outlets below and on the lamp.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown guestroom desk
The workspace within our guest room.

A closet was past the bathroom door to the right of the room entrance. It featured space to hang clothes with hangers, a shelf for storage with extra bedding that came in handy for sleeping a fifth person, a small safe, a luggage rack, and an ironing board. I didn’t notice an iron to go with the ironing board.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown guestroom closet
The closet offered plenty of storage space.

Right next to the closet was the bathroom. The bathroom and closet shared a sliding barn door. I appreciate the efficiency, but I found it odd and dysfunctional. If we wanted the closet door open, the bathroom door had to be closed, and vice versa.

When we got ready in the morning, I got hit by the door as I came out of the bathroom because one of my kids opened the closet door to get a bag at the exact moment I was walking out of the bathroom. It was a heavy door. It probably would have been more painful for my kid to get hit by the door if the timing had been different and I’d caught them in the closet doorway as I opened the door to exit the bathroom.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown guestroom bathroom door
The heavy sliding barn door covered either the bathroom or closet.

Bathroom

Aside from getting smacked by the door, the bathroom worked fine for our needs. It didn’t have the 2-room bathroom setup I enjoyed at the Hampton Inn & Suites Aurora South Denver, but the counter space was ample, and the shower was pretty roomy.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown guestroom bathroom
The bathroom at Hampton Inn Houston Downtown.

The counter featured a single sink with storage cubbies underneath it.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown guestroom bathroom sink
The sink had a reasonably large counter.

Next to the sink were wall-mounted Zero% amenities, both hand soap and body lotion. I noticed the wallpaper was a little worn and dirty here. These seemed like wipeable smudges that didn’t get cleaned in between stays.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown bathroom sink amenities and towels
Amenities and dirty wallpaper in the bathroom.

The cubbies under the counter had hanging rods for towels and pulled out to reveal shelves. This was a nice feature because we could store toiletries on the shelves and easily pull them out to see them better.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown guestroom bathroom shelves
Pull-out shelves under the bathroom sink.

The shower had a glass enclosure, and we found enough hooks for our used towels. I liked that we could open the shower door near the shower head fixture to get the water running hot before actually stepping inside.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown guestroom bathroom shower
Looking inside the shower.

The shower featured the same Zero% amenities as the sink, this time offering shampoo, conditioner, and body wash in refillable containers mounted to the wall.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown guestroom bathroom shower amenities
Zero% bathroom shower amenities.

The shower featured a rainfall showerhead. The pressure wasn’t adjustable, but we could move the direction as needed.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown guestroom bathroom shower head
The rainfall showerhead in the shower.

The toilet was in its own small corner. While it wasn’t closed off with a door like some hotel rooms, it was behind a wall separated from the sink area.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown guestroom bathroom toilet
The toilet enclosure in the bathroom.

The View

Our view from the sixth floor was nice. We could see a lot of downtown Houston, including the Jones on Main building, which was lit up red at night.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown guestroom night view
Our room offered a downtown view.

The daytime view was still nice, though we were surrounded mostly by parking lots and garages.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown guesroom view
The daytime view from our room’s window.

Food and Beverage

Our stay included a free breakfast buffet, which was pretty good for a hotel breakfast. We were directed to the Homewood Suites breakfast area, as the Hampton Inn dining section wasn’t open when we visited.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown food and beverage breakfast buffet
The breakfast buffet room.

Breakfast hours were 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. daily, with an evening reception on Wednesdays from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Like other Hamptons we’ve visited, this hotel had a coffee station with hot coffee, decaf, and hot water during breakfast and around the clock.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown food and beverage breakfast coffee
The hot coffee station was always available, not just during breakfast hours.

Hot food items included scrambled eggs and breakfast bagel bites with egg, cheese, and bacon. I skipped over the scrambled eggs and got a couple of the bagel bites, which I regret not eating more of.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown food and beverage breakfast eggs
Egg options at the Hampton Inn Houston Downtown breakfast buffet.

The other hot options were hash browns and breakfast sausages.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown food and beverage breakfast sausage and potatoes
While they might look like chicken nuggets, these were, in fact, hash browns.

There were 2 waffle stations along with chocolate and fruit sauces for toppings. I was a little disappointed to see these waffles weren’t Texas-shaped as we’ve seen at some other Texas hotels.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown food and beverage breakfast waffles
These waffle stations were surprisingly not very busy when we visited.

Next to the waffles were breakfast breads, including bagels, English muffins, and sliced bread, with a toaster available.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown food and beverage breakfast pastries and toaster
One of my kids made a peanut butter everything bagel that was, surprisingly, not terrible.

Toward the end of the breakfast service, the beverages were a little low, but orange juice, cranberry juice, and iced lemon water were available.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown food and beverage breakfast juices
Juices and water on the breakfast buffet.

There were 5 cereal selections in the dispensers. My kids were happy to see so many choices, though they only cared about the Lucky Charms marshmallows and Honey Nut Cheerios.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown food and beverage breakfast cereal dispensers
Multiple cereal options at breakfast.

On another counter in an ice bin was a large selection of yogurts and soy milk.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown food and beverage breakfast yogurt and soy milk
There were a few yogurt options on the buffet.

I liked that there were cut fresh fruits as well as whole fruits available. While free breakfasts usually offer apples and oranges, cut melons and pineapple are less common. This encouraged my kids to eat some pineapple, whereas they usually avoid the whole fruits.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown food and beverage breakfast buffet fruit
The breakfast buffet’s fruit station.

The dining area had a lot of space, and we had plenty of seating choices.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown food and beverage breakfast buffet dining area
The Hampton Inn Houston Downtown dining area was combined with Homewood Suites by Hilton Houston Downtown.

Another dining room area nearby offered street views.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown food and beverage breakfast seating area
This dining room was somewhat closed off and was at the front of the building next to the street.

I noticed on the other side of the lobby that there was another dining area that was not in use. This was the Hampton Inn Houston Downtown breakfast buffet, but it wasn’t open when we visited, and we were directed to the Homewood Suites side.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown food and beverage breakfast buffet unused area
The Hampton Inn Houston Downtown breakfast buffet was empty.

I’m guessing they use this space during busy days, but the combined dining room was fine during our stay.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown food and beverage breakfast seating alternative
The second dining room offered more space if needed.

We also saw a sign in the elevator for the 7Ten Bar and Grille, which we didn’t catch the night we arrived. It didn’t open until 3 p.m. the next day, long after we checked out.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown food and beverage 7Ten bar and grill
The 7Ten Bar and Grille opened at 3 p.m.

This small bar had indoor and outdoor seating.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown food and beverage 7Ten Bar and Grill bar
The bar at 7Ten Bar and Grille inside Hampton Inn Houston Downtown.
Hot Tip:

With my Diamond status, I usually get a food and beverage credit at Hilton properties. However, this credit generally only applies to hotel brands that don’t offer a free breakfast, so we didn’t have a credit to use at the bar in this hotel.

Service

We mainly interacted with the front desk at this hotel and only briefly at check-in and when we checked out. Both encounters were efficient and cordial, and exactly what I expected. I asked for a printed receipt on our way out the door because I needed it for my rebate and didn’t trust myself to actually print it at home. The front desk was happy to give me a hard copy. The staff kept supplies well-stocked at breakfast, and we were satisfied with our meal. Overall, we were happy with the service we got at Hampton Inn Houston Downtown.

Surrounding Area

The George R. Brown Convention Center is only a 5-minute walk away, as is Discovery Green park, across the street from the convention center.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown corner street view
A view of the hotel building from Crawford and Capitol.

Hampton Inn Downtown Houston is so close to Minute Maid Park that you can see the ballpark from the pool deck. It’s just behind the Incarnate Word Academy and Annunciation Catholic Church.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown location near Minute Maid Park
Looking at Minute Maid Park from the Hampton Inn Downtown Houston pool deck.

The hotel is pretty close to the Toyota Center, too, where the Houston Rockets play. That’s only a 7-minute walk, most of it through Discovery Green.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown isn’t as close to the Theater District as it is to other downtown destinations, but it’s still only about a 15-minute walk. Alternatively, you can take the light rail a block away from the hotel on Capitol. That will take you straight to the Theater District near Capitol and Louisiana.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown pool view
Light rail stations are on Rusk and Capitol, both within about a block of the hotel.

We mainly wanted to see Discovery Green at night while staying at this hotel, and it took just minutes to walk down Crawford straight into the middle of the park, which was lit up for the holidays.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown location Discovery Green park lake
Discovery Green was a great spot to take in some holiday cheer.

We loved popping over to the park and trying out the ice skating rink that’s only there in the winter. It was as slippery and wet as you’d imagine an outdoor ice skating rink in Houston to be.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown location Discovery Green park ice skating rink
The ice skating rink and main walkway through Discovery Green were lively on Black Friday.

The downtown lights were lit up on Avenida De Las Americas in front of the convention center, too.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown location Avenida
This walkway in front of the convention center spans from Hilton Americas-Houston to just past Discovery Green.

Just across Discovery Green is the Hilton Americas-Houston, where we stepped into the lobby to check out the hotel’s amazing Super Mario Bros. chocolate display. The display is only up through the end of December, but the hotel always has a small chocolate replica of the hotel in a lobby display case.

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown location Hilton Americas Super Mario chocolate display
I didn’t tell my kids why we were popping into the Hilton Americas-Houston lobby, so they were completely surprised by this display made entirely of chocolate!
Hot Tip:

There aren’t many Hilton Executive Lounge locations in the U.S. anymore, but the Hilton Americas-Houston has one: the R24 Rooftop Lounge. I visited the lounge a few years ago and enjoyed the refreshments and great views!

There’s excellent dining in the area, with Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse and Xochi within a block of Hampton Inn Houston Downtown’s front door.

Final Thoughts

Although it was a last-minute stay and just 1 night, we enjoyed our visit to Hampton Inn Houston Downtown. The room was adequate for our short stay, the view was nice, and the location was perfect for enjoying a holiday night downtown. I’ll consider staying here again — or the connected Homewood Suites — next time we want to spend the night downtown, especially if we’re hitting a Houston Astros game, an event at the convention center, or Discovery Green.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Hampton Inn Houston Downtown?

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown is on Crawford Street between Rusk and Capitol. It’s a short walk to Minute Maid Park, George R. Brown Convention Center, Discovery Green, Vic & Anthony’s, Xochi, and other downtown destinations. There are light rail stops on Rusk and Capitol within about a block of the hotel’s front door.

What amenities are at Hampton Inn Houston Downtown?

Hampton Inn Houston Downtown offers a fourth-floor pool with views, guest laundry, a fitness center, a business center, a lobby market, and free breakfast. We especially liked the always-available coffee in the lobby.

How much is a night at Hampton Inn Houston Downtown?

Typical rates for Hampton Inn Houston Downtown are under $200, though you may pay more than that during busy events such as postseason Astros games. Points costs usually hover around 60,000 Hilton Honors points.

What time is breakfast at Hampton Inn Houston Downtown?

The free breakfast buffet is served daily from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m., and there’s an evening reception on Wednesdays from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. While we stayed at the Hampton Inn Houston Downtown, breakfast was served on the Homewood Suites by Hilton Houston Downtown side for guests of both hotels.

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A long-time points and miles student, Jessica is the former Personal Finance Managing Editor at U.S. News and World Report and is passionate about helping consumers fund their travels for as little cash as possible.

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