Athens Suites - Houston

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1308 Clay St, Houston, Us, Houston, United States, 77002  show map
 3 stars
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Athens Suites - Houston

 Internet

Wi-Fi in rooms

Free Wi-Fi

 Parking

Paid parking

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Meeting facilities

Business center

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Pets

Pets allowed

 Air conditioning

Verified Reviews:

  • 5 min walk to the closest metro - Fridge had breakfast supplies for free - Good variety of food
  • Rooms were a good size - Comfy bed - Nice bathroom - Guest laundry
  • Close to the restaurant and shopping area - Room had a kitchenette - Little but nice fitness room and terrasse
  • Great location for house of blues - Rooms were spacious - Staff was great
  • Room well supplied - Complementary continental breakfast - Free wireless internet

Overview

The central Athens Suites is a great place in a downtown area of Houston. The hotel opened its doors in 1920 and was remodeled in 1960.

Set in Downtown Houston district of Houston, around 5 minutes' walk from House of Blues, Toyota Center and Houston Zoo. The center of Houston is 3 km away from the venue.

The hotel is surrounded by a zoo and an aquarium.

Athens Suites is within a 15-minute drive to William P Hobby airport.

Rooms

There are 23 spacious rooms fitted with free Wi-Fi, a refrigerator, a safe, a microwave and coffee/tea makers.

Eat & Drink

Every day a complimentary continental breakfast is served.

Services

Guests will benefit from laundry and dry cleaning along with a safe deposit box and parking.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation might be needed) at USD 20 per day.

Number of rooms:   23.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Limited time reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Pets allowed
  • No elevators

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Business center

Room facilities

  • Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1308 Clay St, Houston, Us, Houston, United States, 77002

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City Center
  • Houston
    2.2km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Bell Station
    400 m
  • Main Street Square Station
    500 m
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • III Forks (cuisine: Steakhouse)
    260 m
  • Andalucia Tapas (cuisine: Tapas, Spanish)
    260 m
Parks
  • Discovery Green
    490 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    23

Rooms and availability

Standard Double Room
Bed type: Queen Size bed or 2 Queen Size beds
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    How to reach hotel

    hotel Athens Suites - Houston Houston location
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    Hotel Address:

    1308 Clay St, Houston, Us, Houston, United States, 77002

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Houston
      2.2km
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Bell Station
      400 m
    • Main Street Square Station
      500 m
    • Bus stop
      200 m
    Restaurants
    • III Forks (cuisine: Steakhouse)
      260 m
    • Andalucia Tapas (cuisine: Tapas, Spanish)
      260 m
    Parks
    • Discovery Green
      490 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      23

    Athens Suites Location

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    • Tunnel Walks - 700 m
    • Astros - 700 m

    Popular areas

    • Theatre District - 1.1km

    Places of interest

    • Houston Public Library - 900 m

    Train stations

    • Bell Station - 300 m
    • Main Street Square Station - 400 m
    • Preston Station - 1.1km

    Convention centers

    Sport related

    Shopping areas

    • Bayou Place - 1.2km

    Stadiums

    Museums

    • Texas Aviation Hall of Fame - 700 m
    • Shell Oil Company Museum - 800 m
    • Heritage Society Museum - 900 m
    • Society-Performing Arts Fndtn - 900 m
    • Houston Fire Museum - 1.0km

    Parks

    • The Heritage Society - 1.0km

    Halls

    Universities, Institutes

    Theaters

    • House of Blues - 200 m
    • Alley Theater - 1.1km
    • Theatre Under The Stars - 1.1km

    Medical care and Hospitals

    • Dubuis Hospital At Houston - 1.2km
    • Christus St Joseph Hospital - 1.2km

    Local Attractions

    • Downtown Historic District Market Square - 2.5km
      Houston, TX
    • Museum of Printing History - 3.1km
      1324 West Clay Street, Houston
    • The John C. Freeman Weather Museum - 3.3km
      5104 Caroline Street, Houston
    • Houston Museum District - 3.2km
      Houston, TX
    • Czech Center Museum - 3.2km
      4920 San Jacinto Street, Houston

    Near the hotelNear the hotel

    • First United Methodist Church - 340 m
      1320 Main St, Houston
    • Discovery Green - 490 m
      1500 McKinney St., Houston
    • JPMorgan Chase Tower - 930 m
      600 Travis, Houston
    • Sam Houston Park - 970 m
      1100 Bagby, Houston
    • Police Museum - 460 m
      1200 Travis, Houston
    • Christ Church Cathedral - 880 m
      1117 Texas St, Houston
    • Heritage Society Museum - 970 m
      1100 Bagby Street, Houston

    Restaurants Nearby

    • III Forks - 260 m

      Address: 1201 San Jacinto
      Phone: 7136589457

      75% likes this, based on 75 reviews
      Cuisine: Steakhouse
      Price Range: CAD 42 - CAD 67

    • The Dirt - 230 m

      Address: 1209 Caroline Street Houston

      65% likes this, based on 39 reviews
      Cuisine: Contemporary

    • Red & White Wine Bistro (@ Toyota Center) - 250 m

      Address: Toyota Center
      Phone: (713) 758-7534

      Cuisine: American, International, Eclectic
      Price Range: CAD 42 - CAD 54

    • Andalucia Tapas - 260 m

      Address: 1201 San Jacinto
      Phone: 832.319.6673

      74% likes this, based on 60 reviews
      Cuisine: Tapas, Spanish
      Price Range: CAD 42 - CAD 42

    • The Foundation Room at The House of Blues - 240 m

      Address: 1204 Caroline Street
      Phone: (888) 402–5837

      58% likes this, based on 25 reviews
      Cuisine: American
      Price Range: CAD 39 - CAD 39

    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      23
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    Athens Suites Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Athens Suites

    Individual guest reviews

    • Group of friends
      9.2

      The staff was very helpful as well as some guests we ran into. Accommodations were great. Overall great service.

      Everything was amazing.

    • Group of friends
      9.2

      Best value of any downtown hotel. Location was very convenient. Staff very accomodating. Suite was compact with nice little kitchen. Outside patio was a nice feature. I left a few belongings in the room when I checked out. I applaud the honesty of the housekeeping staff and the courteousness of the hotel clerks in helping to return the items I had forgotten. The housekeeper was very friendly and made sure everything was to our satisfaction. He really seemed to take pride in doing his job well.

      Air conditoner was noisy and had no onsite parking--had to use a public lot and pay.

    • Single
      9.6

      I liked the location. The staff was very helpful in answering my questions since I didn't know my way around.

      I left early but the lack of parking would have been a problem would have been troublesome if I had later plans.

    • Single
      9.6

      The value is phenomenal when you consider the location. I can't imagine why anyone stays anywhere else.

    • Older travelers
      7.8

      Was close to resturants and concert venue. Room was small, but very clean. Great for the price.

    • Group of friends
      4.6

      The only thing I ended up liking was the location. It's right in downtown and close to where I was working

      Don't stay here. I reserved a two bedroom sweet for myself and a co-worker, and they gave us a single bed. You have to feed the meter at 7am because to hotel offers nowhere to park. Hallways and rooms are stale. The night employee refused to open the metal counter window more than one inch to slide my credit card through. Never saw what she looked like. Much better value elsewhere. This place reminds me of $20 hostels, except they charge $130

    • Group of friends
      10.0

      Services hotel (breakfast, cleanliness room, people) and room confort.

    • Single
      7.0

      The staff are very helpful, Janice and Ben and Burb.

    • Single
      6.2

      Location, good breakfast

      Unfriendly initial registration

    • Single
      9.2

      Very good value for the location in downtown Houston. Like the small size. Really had a full kitchen in the suites.

    • Single
      6.2

      Near major commercial locations

      Hotel had informed me no room availability 2 days ago eventhough I had a confirmed booking. They were ready to give me accommodation at some other place far from downtown with no taxi fare paid by them. I had to fight for my rights and finally got a room in their hotel itself.

    • Family with children
      7.8

      The staff were very nice & the location perfect for our schedule---We went to an event @ the Toyota Center & the hotel was only abt. 5 mins. walking distance away.

      Not all of the info. on the website was accurate---ie free parking . Also, one of the nt. stands' drawer wouldn't stay closed(someone had put balled up paper under it to try to balance it better).

    • Group of friends
      7.8

      close to everything. Good clean rooms, great staff

      parking can be a problem during events, but that is true everywhere downtown

    • Single
      7.8

      Fabtastic location in downtown Houston

    • Single
      5.0

      breakfast was not great. Room was dirty and hotel not inviting. wouldn't recommend to anyone

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Athens Suites - Houston Houston location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    1308 Clay St, Houston, Us, Houston, United States, 77002

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Houston
      2.2km
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Bell Station
      400 m
    • Main Street Square Station
      500 m
    • Bus stop
      200 m
    Restaurants
    • III Forks (cuisine: Steakhouse)
      260 m
    • Andalucia Tapas (cuisine: Tapas, Spanish)
      260 m
    Parks
    • Discovery Green
      490 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      23