Hotel Icon

Hotel Icon
220 Main Street
Houston, TX US

Rating: 4-Stars
Named one of the Top 100 New Hotels in the World by Conde Nast Traveler, Hotel ICON is a luxurious downtown Houston hotel located at the heart of the city?s legal and business districts. Designed by renowned San Francisco design firm Candra Scott and Anderson, this 35 million historic reinvention of the landmark Union National Bank building, built in 1911, features 12 stories of custom-designed period furnishings, opulent d??cor and original artwork.A top destination for discerning business and leisure travelers, Hotel ICON offers the finest amenities and personalized service. Enjoy the pinnacle of Houston fine dining at BANK, an award-winning restaurant, or socialize in Houston?s most seductive lounge, the ICON Bar. Pamper yourself with relaxing massages, wraps and other indulgences at BALANCE Day Spa, or burn off stress anytime, day or night, at Hotel ICON?s extensive Executive Fitness Facility. Hold a memorable and finely polished event, wedding or meeting in Hotel ICON?s 5,000 square feet of elegant Houston event space. Whether you?re coming to Houston for business or pleasure, Hotel ICON?s central location, outstanding amenities, spectacular accommodations and dedication to upholding the highest standards of excellence in service and quality will encourage you to stay as long as you wish - and come back again and again.

Room Information

Standard Single Bed Guestroom
Standard Single Room ( 300 sq ft ) with European Luxury decor offering a Rain Shower and work desk.
Deluxe King Bed Guestroom
Deluxe King ( 378 sq ft ) downtown view with European Luxury decor offering a Rain Shower and work desk.
Premium King with Jacuzzi
Premium King with Oversize Jacuzzi Tub (382 sq ft) downtown view with European Luxury decor with Pocket Shutter Window and work desk.
Premium King
Premium King with Whirlpool Tub and sepearate shower ( 382 Sq Ft ) Euoropean Luxury decor and work desk.
2 Story Presidential Suite
2 Story Presidential Suite ( 800 Sq Ft ) European decor. Living Area on first floor. Bedroom located on 2nd floor with Large Jacuzzi tub and seperate Rain Shower.
3 Story Presidential Suite
3 Story Presidential Suite ( 1300 Sq Ft ) European decor. Living Area on first floor. Bedroom located on 2nd floor with Antique Tub with seperate Rain Shower. 3 Floor bar area with private roof top terrace for private events up to 20 people.
Executive Hospitality Suite
Executive Hospitality Suite ( 900 Sq Ft ) European decor. Separate Living Area and Dinning Area. Butler's Entry and Pantry, Half Bath in Entry Hall. Rain Shower or Roll in Shower with seperate Oversize Jacuzzi Tub or Antique Claw Tub.
Executive Suite
Executive Suite ( 700 Sq Ft ) European decor with Rain Shower and seperate Oversize Jacuzzi Tub or with a Antique Claw Tub, Dual Vanities, extra sitting area with a work desk.
Junior Hospitality Suite
Junior Hospitality Suite ( 775 Sq Ft ) European decor. Separate Living Area with Bar Alcove. Half Bath in Entry Hall. Rain Shower with seperate Oversize Jacuzzi Tub or Antique Claw Tub, Dual Vanities, extra sitting area with a work desk.
Junior Suite
Junior Suite ( 425 Sq Ft ) European decor with Oversize Jacuzzi Tub and seperate Rain shower, Dual Vanities, extra sitting area with a work desk facing downtown .


IAH-Bush InterContinential Airport: NE
Proceed on Local Road West -0.1 miles-...Merge onto Terminal Road South - 0.3 miles-....Bear Right - East- onto John F Kennedy Blvd - 3 miles -....Take Ramp - Left- onto Sam Houston Parkway East - Beltway 8 E East- - 1.6 miles -....Take Ramp - Right - onto Beltway 8 - N Belt Drive E- - 0.8 miles-....Take Ramp -Left- onto Eastex Freeway - US-59 - - 11.3 miles -....Keep Right onto Ramp - towards I-10/ Beaumont / San Antonio - 0.2 miles -....Take Ramp - Right - onto US-90 - I-10- - 0.6 miles -....At exit 769B take Ramp - Right - onto N San Jacinto Street - 0.6 miles - Keep Right onto Fannin Street - 0.2 miles -...Turn Right - West- onto Congress St -0.1 miles -...Arrive at Hotel Icon


Dining Facilities
Featuring New American cuisine with Asian and French influences, BANK offers Houston fine dining and outstanding service in a distinctive setting. Located in what had been the lobby of Hotel ICON's landmark 1911 bank building, this signature restaurant is showcased by rows of 30-foot columns, detailed ironwork, an intricate ceiling, rich red colors, plush fabrics and original European artwork. Expertly prepared meals include everything from Ribbons of Tuna with avocado, spicy radish and ginger marinade and Steamed Shrimp Salad with avocado, mushroom and tomato-champagne vinaigrette to Maine lobster with Thai herbs, grilled NY Strip Steak with gingered mushrooms and soy caramel sauce, and Seven Spiced Rack of Lamb with cucumber mint relish. Each innovative, fresh, fragrant and appetizing dish is served in hearty portions to ensure your complete satisfaction. BANK also features a full-service bar with an Art Deco motif and an extensive wine list. BANK has received numerous awards and accolades since its opening in January 2004, including: 2005 City's Best Most Romantic Restaurant; AOL Digital City 2004; Where to Eat Now/Splurge-Worthy Restaurants; Bon Appetit Top 10 New Restaurants of 2004; MSN 2004 Critic's Choice in Houston; New York Post 2004 What's Hot in Houston; Nation's Restaurant News 2004 Best New American Restaurant; Travel and Leisure 2004 Executive Dining Survey, Number 1 Best Decor/Atmosphere; Houston Business Journal 2004 Executive Dining Survey, Number 2 Best Business Lunch; Houston Business Journal 2004 Houston Culinary Awards, Best New Hotel Restaurant - My Table Wine Vault Presenting a distinguished setting for private dining, the Wine Vault serves New American cuisine from BANK restaurant. Giving this intimate space old-world charm are its antique bronze doors, salvaged from a wine cellar in the south of France, inlaid-brick barrel-vaulted ceiling, and handcrafted wine cabinets, displaying thousands of bottles of fine vintages. Two picture windows shared with the kitchen offer diners the opportunity to watch the BANK culinary team at work. The flip of a switch turns these windows from clear to opaque for a more private experience. The ICON Bar Located on the mezzanine level overlooking the Hotel ICON's dramatic Colonnade, this seductive lounge, lit almost entirely by red pillar candles, features black lacquered and mirrored walls, a Chinoiserie ceiling and mohair banquette seating. Within the ICON Bar's sophisticated atmosphere, high-profile business locals rub shoulders with VIP hotel patrons. Don't miss the signature drink, the Smoking cosmo -dry ice, Finlandia vodka, triple sec and cranberry juice-. The ICON Bar's awards include: 2004 Best Hotel Bar - City Search 2004 Best Invention of a Cocktail; Culinary Thymes

Area Attractions

City Hall
0.5 Miles Souteast
0.5 Miles Southeast
George R Brown Convention Center
1.5 Miles Southeast
Alley Theater
0.25 Miles Southeast
Aquarium Theater
0.5 Miles Southeast
Theater District
0.0 Miles Southwest
Wortham Theatre Center
0.25 Miles Southeast
University of Houston
0.25 Miles North
Jones Hall
0.25 Miles Southeast
Minute Maid Ball Park
0.5 Miles East
Hobby Center for Performing Arts
0.5 Miles Southeast
Toyota Center
0.5 Miles Southeast
Rice University
0.5 Miles South
Museum District
0.5 Miles
Reliant Stadium
0.4 Miles
Texas Medical Center
0.4 Miles South
7 Miles West
1.09 MI /0.0 KM
13.0 MI /20.9 KM
0.0 MI N
20.0 MI /32.2 KM


Recreation Facilities
Fitness Center, Spa Services, Indoor Pool Nearby-Charge, Golf Nearby-Charge

Meeting Facilities

Meeting Services
Audio-Visual Equipment, Business Center, Catering, Computer Modem Hookups, Printing, Copy Machine, Fax Machine, Exhibit Services, Internet Connectivity, Video Conferencing
Aventine Ballroom
2363 Sq Ft - Reception Capacity: 250; Theatre Capacity: 189; Open Square Capacity: 44; U-Shaped Capacity: 37; Class Room Capacity: 96; Conference Capacity: 44; Banquet Capacity: 130; Boardroom Capacity: 44
Aventine One
1326 Sq Ft - Reception Capacity: 120; Theatre Capacity: 86; Open Square Capacity: 28; U-Shaped Capacity: 21; Class Room Capacity: 51; Conference Capacity: 28; Banquet Capacity: 70; Boardroom Capacity: 28
Aventine Two
1037 Sq Ft - Reception Capacity: 110; Theatre Capacity: 77; Open Square Capacity: 28; U-Shaped Capacity: 21; Class Room Capacity: 33; Conference Capacity: 28; Banquet Capacity: 50; Boardroom Capacity: 28
500 Sq Ft - Conference Capacity: 16; Banquet Capacity: 16
500 Sq Ft - Reception Capacity: 40; Theatre Capacity: 40; Open Square Capacity: 18; U-Shaped Capacity: 18; Class Room Capacity: 18; Conference Capacity: 18; Banquet Capacity: 24; Boardroom Capacity: 18
Wine Vault
512 Sq Ft - Reception Capacity: 40; Theatre Capacity: 24; Open Square Capacity: 20; U-Shaped Capacity: 20; Class Room Capacity: 24; Conference Capacity: 24; Banquet Capacity: 32; Boardroom Capacity: 24
Icon Bar
320 Sq Ft

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  • AM/FM Alarm Clock
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Business Center
  • Concierge
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Handicapped Rooms/Facilities
  • Express Checkout
  • Golf
  • Hairdryers Available
  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • No Smoking Rooms/Facilities
  • Pets Allowed
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Fitness Center or Spa
  • Television with Cable
Last Updated: September 26, 2015
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