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Pure Hospitality

Rated “One of the top 100 New Hotels in the World” by Condé Nast Traveler Magazine, Magnolia Houston, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, was originally the home of the Houston Post Dispatch newspaper and later the corporate office for Shell Oil Company. After extensive renovations, this 1926 historic landmark is now one of Houston’s most distinct properties. Located in the heart of downtown Houston, discover a destination dedicated to pure hospitality whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure. As an added convenience, we have proudly partnered with Starwood Hotels. This partnership allows you to experience the independence of Magnolia while enjoying elite Starwood Preferred Guest benefits.

Named the “Best Boutique Hotel in Houston” by the Houston Press, each of our beautiful 314 rooms and suites are thoughtfully appointed with the comforts of home and a modern flair, as well as access to the rooftop lap pool and 24-hour fitness center. Sophisticated and inviting, we’re in the center of Houston’s rich arts and culture scene, renowned attractions, dining and eclectic shopping. Nearby corporate headquarters and attractions include the George R. Brown Convention Center, Minute Maid Ballpark, Shell Oil, JPMorgan Chase, Chevron, Cooper Industries, KPMG, Calpine and Waste Management.



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Located in the heart of everywhere you want to be in Houston, learn about favorite local destinations, travel tips and more below.

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