First opened as the Remington Hotel in the Post Oak business park in 1982, this 12-floor Galleria-area property became the St. Regis in 2000. And it’s everything you’d expect from the St. Regis—“a place where exception is the rule”—with a side of Southern hospitality. The reception desk and concierge are available any time of day or night, as is the hotel’s longstanding signature butler service.
From the lush landscaping in the circular driveway to plush leather furniture, spectacular chandeliers, and gleaming marble floors throughout the hotel, it feels rich and regal. Guest rooms are equally fit for royalty with floor‐to‐ceiling windows, LG flat‐screen HD televisions, DVD players, audio sound and entertainment systems—and generous, Texas-size real estate. Everything is bigger at the St. Regis, which is known for having the largest hotel rooms (at least 500 square feet) in the city.
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Tucked just off Loop 610, on a quiet street clustered with banks and other businesses, the hotel is about two miles from the Galleria mall and three miles from River Oaks, the tony residential enclave (likened to Beverly Hills) with exclusive boutiques like Atrium RTW and Brooke Feather and beloved foodie spots Liberty Kitchen & Oysterette and Ouisie’s Table. And in case you forgot something, the hotel also happens to be across the street from Target.
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Rooms: 200 rooms, 32 suites. From $215. Check-in: 3 p.m.; check-out: noon. Dining options:Beautiful and intimate, the Remington restaurant is known for its modern American dishes with a Texas twist. Standouts include lobster crab bisque, southwest Caesar salad, and fresh, local meat entrees. Set in a cozy corner of hotel, the Remington Bar has dark wood walls, bold art, and moody lighting, and just enough menu options to satiate. Try the burger, and enjoy live music Friday and Saturday nights. For a midday breather, there’s also a Tea Lounge honoring the tradition of afternoon tea every day with English teas, finger sandwiches, and miniature pastries, all set to the music of a harpist. We recommend the St. Regis Tea Special Blend, a loose-leaf tea. In-room dining is also available 24 hours. Spa and gym details:The Spa at The St. Regis is a full-service holistic spa with exotic offerings such as Ayurvedic body treatments, massage, and facials (caviar, organic, and more). It’s open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fit your workout in between 5 a.m. and 11 p.m. at the exercise room, equipped with LifeFitness cardio and training equipment as well as free weights, lockers, and dry saunas. Or go for a swim in the outdoor heated pool.
Who's it for: Luxury travelers with traditional taste. Our favorite rooms: The 2,500-square-foot Royal Suite is a retreat with a living room and fireplace, state-of-the-art kitchen, Jacuzzi tub, and glimmering custom chandeliers. Classic cocktail:If you’re a fan of Bloody Marys, this is the place to order one. The iconic vodka drink was first created in 1934 by a bartender at the original St. Regis in New York, and it’s still one of their signatures.