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Hotel Ylem

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Discover our boutique hotel near downtown Houston, where we are changing the world through hospitality. Expand your horizons when you stay at our contemporary boutique hotel in Houston, Texas, offering the ideal blend of art, philanthropy, and hospitality. Discover a new kind of hotel experience with our refreshing interior designs, along with a host of convenient amenities. Host your informal gathering at The Space or meet with colleagues at our on-site stylish bar Esperanto for an evening drink. There’s no other boutique hotel near downtown Houston that offers complimentary breakfast, shuttle service, and a complete dedication to contributing to our vibrant community.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast included
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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Grade: 83 out of 100
47Restaurantswithin 1 km
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Our company booked this hotel, so we didn't choose it ourselves. It used to be a chain hotel, now owned by a family who remodeled it into the current operation. The rooms are quite comfortable, and the decor is actually quite functional. There's a faux antique vibe to it, but
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Visited Houston Stock Show and booked at Ylem Hotel. This is an average hotel with no frills. Unusual decor in this place is from around the world. Breakfast is not great for anyone who desires healthy foods. Gym was a bust with broken machines and some faced the wall..
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For our first visit we were taken care of very well. I highly recommend this hotel for those planning to go to MD Anderson. The shuttle works well.It’s approximately 10 minuet ride. The hotel is in a quite safe location. Several decent restaurants with in walking distant.
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This hotel feels like an upscale hostel vs. a hotel and is missing a lot of amenities a business traveler needs. If you’re on the road as much as I am, little things matter. I’ve stayed here twice and each time there have been problems with cleanliness of the rooms. During the
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We tried this one for proximit to cancer center and the free shuttle. Lovely big room and big bathroom. The directv service lacked local Houston channels and not all available channels were in remote: ie TCM and MSNBC were found with search function. Nice bar with plenty of
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I’ve stayed here twice and each time there have been problems with cleanliness of the rooms. During the first stay, the microwave was really stained. This time, there was a huge stain on the floor.
Many of the decorations are worn and fading, probably because they weren’t the type that could handle such high traffic and use. The faucets are nice, but getting worn very quickly with mineral stains due to use. They also forgot simple things, like a hanger for the hand towel in the bathroom. And the rug on the bathroom floor is coming apart and not meant for the floor, I found myself almost slipping on it multiple times.
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Does the shuttle go to NRG Stadium?
We are right across the street from NRG, it's about a 15 minute walk. The shuttle does run to NRG, and we leave from the hotel every hour Monday through Friday, 7am-7pm.
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How far are you from NRG stadium?
It is very close. Just blocks away.
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Do the guest rooms have coffee pots?
Yes they do. Each one makes a cup for that person.
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Can you walk to the stadium from the hotel?
It's close by, but there are very busy highways that you would have to cross. I wouldn't walk.
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How is the neighborhood around the hotel? Safe?
We are in the Medical/NRG Stadium neighborhood. There is construction next door. This does remove from our curb appeal. We do have security at night to ensure safety of our guests.
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"Choose away from the street."
"Very clean. Corner room was spacious."
"If you want the curtains open don't stay on the lobby side of the building, flood lamps are right outside on the 3rd floor."
"The top floor rooms have bigger windows and the hall' ceiling is super tall! ☻"
"Carry a lantern; you may need it."
US$121 - US$221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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8080 Main
United StatesTexasTexas Gulf CoastHouston
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