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 & 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 decor 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 Jean-Georges Vongerichten 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.
Tempt your senses with sumptuous Houston hotel rooms and suites that defy the ordinary. Each of ICON’s 135 lavish Standard and Deluxe rooms and eighteen lush Suites offer fresh and lively decor, with vibrant hues that evoke the rich warmth of a Texas sunrise. ICON’s signature calming blue offers a soothing accent throughout. Plush specialty linens, down blankets and custom covers make each bed a haven of comfort. Moreover, every one of our luscious rooms and suites feature one of ICON’s most celebrated, extravagant attributes: the bathroom.
Fine Dining on Site
Featuring New American cuisine with Asian and French influences by internationally renowned restaurateur Jean-Georges Vongerichten, 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.
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.
No matter what time of day or night, you can relieve stress and recharge your energy at Hotel ICON’s 24/7 Executive Fitness Center. With 17 machines in our extensive Cybex, Precor and Nautilus circuit, along with our Mexicam free weight area, you’ll be sure to get enough cardio and weight training during your stay. And, to help pass the time, the facility features an oversized plasma screen and personal entertainment consoles at several stations.
High Speed Internet
Wireless high-speed Internet access in meeting rooms and public spaces. T-1 high-speed Internet access in the guest rooms.
Indulge in a luxurious array of services at this exquisite Houston spa. Featuring premium Cellex-C, Valmont and private-label products, BALANCE Day Spa offers locals and hotel guests a variety of a la carte services and specialty Houston day spa packages, including massage, wraps, facials and salon services such as waxing, nail care and hair care. Located on Hotel ICON’s Lower Lobby level, BALANCE Day Spa provides a serene, early 20th-century period setting for its dedicated check-in desk, boutique, relaxation areas, separate men’s and women’s locker rooms, and four elegantly appointed private treatment suites. Catering to each client’s comfort and individual needs, BALANCE offers a selection of in-room services by appointment. Healthy spa dining is also available through BANK restaurant.
Banquets & Meetings
Combining historic charm, architectural elegance and opulent furnishings with the highest levels of personal service and the latest technology, Hotel ICON presents a magnificent Houston meeting facility for conferences, celebrations and events for up to 350 people.
Hotel ICON is located in the heart of downtown Houston, 20 miles from Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), 13 miles from Hobby Airport (HOU), and along the new 7.5-mile METROrail light rail line serving the Museum District, Rice University, Hermann Park, the Texas Medical Center and Reliant Center convention facility and sports complex.
220 Main St, Houston