A Hotel Placed Near Houston’s
Discovery Green and Aquarium

Hotel Alessandra is perfectly positioned downtown, placing you within a stroll of our fine theaters, parks, museums, entertainment venues, sports complexes and the historic district. Lay a picnic in gorgeous parks like our nearby Discovery Green, or take in a show at Alley Theatre. Sports fans can bond with friends at Toyota Center, Minute Maid Park or BBVA Compass Stadium. And families can create unforgettable afternoons at the zoo, aquarium or a Houston-inspired Livestock Show and Rodeo. It’s all here for you to enjoy as part of your encounter with Alessandra.

Why You’ll Love the Area

  • Discovery Green, 0.4 miles
  • Toyota Center, 0.4 miles
  • George R. Brown Convention Center, 0.8 miles
  • Downtown Aquarium, 0.9 miles
  • Market Square, 1 mile
  • Downtown Historic District, 1 mile
  • BBVA Compass Stadium, 1.2 miles
  • Minute Maid Park, 1.6 miles
  • Space Center Houston, 25.5 miles
  • Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 2.9 miles
  • Houston Zoo, 5.1 miles
  • Bayou Place – home of Revention Music Center and Sundance Cinemas, 0.9 miles

Annual Area Events

Alessandra’s concierge is happy to help you select the scheduled happenings that match your interests while you’re in town. We’ll be sure your Houston experience while staying with Alessandra is tailored to your liking.

January

Martin Luther King Jr. Grande Parade
Chevron Houston Marathon

February

World Championship Bar-B-Que Contest

March

Azalea Trail
Tour de Houston
Bayou City Art Festival Memorial Park
South West International Boat Show
Shell Houston Open
Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo
Fotofest

April

Houston Barbecue Festival
WorldFest: Houston International Film Festival
Art Car Parade
U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship

May

Offshore Technology Conference
Pasadena Strawberry Festival
Houston Dragon Boat Festival

June

Houston Beer Fest
Juneteenth Celebration
Pride Houston

July

Freedom Over Texas Festival
Houston International Jazz Festival

August

Houston Shakespeare Festival
Theater District Day

September

Fiestas Patrias

October

Texas Renaissance Festival
The Original Greek Festival
Wings Over Houston Airshow
Texian Market Days
International Quilt Festival
Día de los Muertos
Bayou City Art Festival Downtown

November

Houston Salutes American Heroes Veterans Day Celebration
Texas Championship Native American Pow Wow
City of Houston Thanksgiving Day Parade
Uptown Holiday Lighting
Christmas Carol -- A Ghost Story of Christmas
Cinema Arts Festival

December

Dickens on the Strand
The Mayor's Official Downtown Houston Holiday Celebration
Chanukah Fest
Annual Candlelight Tour in the Park