JW Marriott Houston Downtown

806 Main St | Houston, TX 77002  [SEE MAP]Houston, TX  [SEE ADDRESS]

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Downtown location and friendly staff
Layout and view varies greatly from room to room

This JW Marriott outpost is set downtown (as its name suggests), within walking distance of many Houston attractions like Minute Maid Park and the Buffalo Bayou, businesses and the convention center. The hotel has plenty of on-site diversions as well, such as a spa, a gym, a restaurant and a lounge. After you've explored all the JW Marriott Houston Downtown and the city has to offer, retreat to your guest room, where a shaved chocolate art turndown treat awaits your return. Each room also comes equipped with a Nespresso machine, free internet access, a flat-screen television and an in-room iPad that controls room service and valet retrieval, among other things. Despite the ample amenities, recent guests offer mixed reviews about this property. Some said they were impressed by the service staff and loved the hotel's location, while others were disappointed by the layout and views in their accommodations during their stays. Keep in mind that because this is a Marriott property, this hotel participates in the Marriott Bonvoy program, meaning guests can collect and redeem points here.

Houston, TX
Hotel Class
Property Type
Hotel, 328 rooms
Primary View
City center
Traditional, Modern
Best For
Business travelers, Couples, Groups, Families, Solo travelers


  • 5.0Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating


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Critic Reviews

Other Awards

  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards

Travel + Leisure


Art takes center stage here, with a careful dedication to Texas-made paintings, sculptures, and furniture throughout the property, in addition to a German-made augmented sculpture in the open-plan, modern lobby.



This trendy downtown hotel offers spacious rooms, many with spa-like soaking tubs and plush white bedding. iPads in every room make ordering room service and checking messages a breeze.

Houston Chronicle


And female guests will have access to flat irons and Moroccan oil treatments for their hair to help with their No. 1 complaint about traveling to Houston: summer humidity.

Other Awards

  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 1145 have reviewed the JW Marriott Houston Downtown, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1145 reviews 4.5 (based on 1145 reviews)

Guest Rooms

The guest rooms and suites at the JW Marriott Houston Downtown are sophisticated and modern, with sleek lines, neutral colors and natural finishes. Each room features a Nespresso coffee maker, a 55-inch flat-screen TV, complimentary bottled water, Aromatherapy Associates bath amenities and oversized windows. Concierge-level rooms offer access to an exclusive lounge with complimentary food and beverage items. Executive rooms have kitchenettes for more comfortable extended stays.
  • Most rooms feature deep-soaking tubs
  • Miniature iPads provided on each nightstand for ordering room service, express checkout, contacting valet and finding local information
  • Complimentary in-room Wi-Fi

Standard room size280 square feet

  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Internet
  • Wireless internet
  • Free internet
  • Fee for internet usage
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Centrally located in a turn-of-the-century landmark building, the JW Marriott Houston Downtown achieves a nice balance between historical charm and modern sophistication. A slew of conveniences, services and attractions are available right outside the hotel’s front door, and many of Houston's other sites are easily accessible from the hotel by public transportation thanks to the multiple bus and light rail stops found in the immediate area.
  • Complimentary town car service available to and from downtown locations
  • William P. Hobby Airport sits approximately 12 miles southeast; George Bush Intercontinental Airport is about 20 miles north
  • 24-hour valet parking ($42)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service (free)

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Restaurants
  • Movie theater
  • Train station
  • Beach
  • Theater
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Grocery store
  • Shopping


The Main Kitchen at the JW Marriott Houston Downtown serves breakfast, lunch and dinner in a cozy, sophisticated dining room that exudes an urban ranch style. In partnership with an array of local farms, butchers and other purveyors of quality, seasonal ingredients, the restaurant presents internationally influenced dishes like patatas bravas, sepia linguini and miso-glazed cod. The adjoining 806 Lounge provides a casual spot for guests to unwind on leather couches while enjoying handcrafted cocktails.
  • Main Kitchen offers a kids menu
  • Small plates available at 806 Lounge

Number of restaurants1

Cuisine TypesAmerican

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • free breakfast


    • Kids Club
    • Free Kids Club
    • Fee for Kids Club
    • Cribs
    • High Chairs


    The JW Marriott Houston Downtown has an on-site health club that features cardio machines, free weights and kettlebells. A few small parks are also within walking distance for walking, jogging and cycling.
    • Complimentary water, towels, headphones and fruit provided
    • Cardio machines feature personal TVs
    • Weight equipment
    • Cardio equipment
    • Yoga mats
    • Free fitness classes
    • Premium fitness classes (with fee)


    The JW Marriott Houston Downtown has more than 14,000 square feet of event space, including nine formal meeting rooms and a business center, which is located on the hotel’s Gallery Level – a modern and visually stimulating floor available exclusively for corporate guests. Each space has audiovisual capabilities, ergonomic desk chairs, wood furniture and ample natural light. Specialty services catering to business travelers include a complimentary town car to nearby attractions and express spa services.
    • Picasso meeting rooms can be combined to accommodate up to 700 guests
    • High-speed internet access for streaming and videoconferencing available for $15.95 per day; complimentary basic Wi-Fi

    Number of meeting rooms9

    • Business center
    • Meeting rooms
    • Meeting and event planners available

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