The Best Hotels With Balconies to Book in Houston, Texas

Relax in luxury at the Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston
Relax in luxury at the Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston | Courtesy of The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston / Expedia
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6 December 2021

If there’s one thing that can instantly upgrade a hotel room, it’s a balcony. Having a spot to sip your coffee in the morning or enjoy a cocktail while watching the sunset can make a standard stay feel more like a luxury resort vacation. Whether they come with city views or serene outlooks, these hotels in Houston, Texas, offer rooms with balconies, and they’re bookable on Culture Trip.

The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston, for presidential luxury

A luxurious suite with city views at the Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston
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The only Forbes Five-Star hotel and spa in Texas, the Post Oak welcomes guests into the lobby with a Swarovski chandelier, tempts them with fine dining and treats them to a luxurious spa and pool. For the ultimate splurge, book the two-bedroom presidential suite. The 5,000sqft (465sqm) suite includes private elevator access, media and exercise rooms, and a large terrace with a dining table, lounge chairs and a skyline view.

The Westin Houston, Memorial City, for epic skyline views

The rooftop pool with city views at the Westin Houston, Memorial City
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On the western edge of the city, the Westin Houston, Memorial City is a four-star hotel offering next-level amenities, such as a state-of-the-art fitness center and an on-site Starbucks. The property has a number of suites, several of which include floor-to-ceiling windows and private balconies overlooking the Houston skyline. The Pinnacle suite even has a balcony off the king guest room. For even more epic views, take a dip in the rooftop infinity pool, complete with cityscapes on all sides.

Hotel ZaZa Memorial City, for the themed suites

A double king room with a balcony and butterfly-adorned headboards at the Hotel ZaZa Memorial City
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At Hotel ZaZa, you don’t have to book a suite to get a balcony – but you absolutely should. Of the collection of themed suites, you can choose from one of the worldly Magnificent Seven suites or four artistic concept suites. All concept suites include balconies, and several of the Magnificent Seven do as well, including the Beach House suite and French Connection suite. If you’re traveling on a budget, you can always book a balcony king room.

Hotel Granduca Houston, for a taste of Tuscany

An Tuscany-inspired guest room at the Hotel Granduca Houston
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Escape to Tuscany at the Hotel Granduca Houston. The luxurious hotel was inspired by an Italian villa and carries that feel throughout the property and guest rooms. Several suites, including the Granduca suites and the two-bedroom suites, have private balconies overlooking the city or the Italian-inspired gardens and pool. In the Residenza Imperatore suite, double doors open to a large private veranda that’s steps from the pool.

The Woodlands Resort, for an escape into nature

A nature-inspired room at the Woodlands Resort
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Leave the city behind at the Woodlands Resort, just 30 minutes outside Houston. The sprawling property offers a serene escape into nature, as well as golf, walking trails, boat rentals, a spa, a water park and yoga lessons. Balcony rooms offer views of the woods, golf course or pool. Book a pool walkout room to access the pool deck directly from your terrace. The balcony suites and Mitchell suite also have private balconies and patios.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Suites Houston by the Galleria, for comfort and convenience

The spacious outdoor pool area at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Suites Houston by the Galleria
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Next to the popular Galleria shopping mall, the DoubleTree by Hilton blends comfort with convenience. Several standard king rooms include walkout balconies, as do the two-room king and queen suites. Book a Treat Yourself room to get snacks and bottled water delivered daily to your room. When you’re not soaking in the views from your balcony, take a dip in the outdoor pool.

La Colombe d’Or, for French artistry

The relaxing outdoor pool area with city views at La Colombe d’Or
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Be artistically inspired at La Colombe d’Or, named after the hotel in France that’s home to what was once Picasso’s favorite bar. In the cultural Montrose neighborhood, the hotel features 32 suites, an art gallery and a sculpture garden. You can choose from three accommodation experiences: the mansion (a restored 1920s house), the tower (a modern building home to 18 suites) and garden bungalows (nine suites around a charming courtyard). Each garden bungalow includes a private balcony, patio or interior courtyard access.

Hilton Houston Post Oak by the Galleria, for pet-friendly patios

The outdoor pool with loungers at the Hilton Houston Post Oak by the Galleria
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The Hilton Houston Post Oak is 0.5mi (0.8km) from the Galleria, 3mi (5km) from the popular Memorial Park and 6mi (10km) from downtown Houston. All guest rooms include a balcony or patio. Most are step-out balconies with views of the city or Galleria, while the rest are walkout patios with direct access to the lawn (perfect for pet owners) or the second-floor outdoor pool.

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