Hotels near Galleria / Uptown
The Galleria area of Houston is best known for its namesake, The Galleria Mall, and is located in Uptown Houston. The largest shopping center in Texas, and the eighth largest in the United States, the Galeria Mall receives over 35 million visitors each year, and has luxury department stores, stylish boutiques, and even an indoor ice skating rink! Connected to the Galleria Mall is the Williams tower, the tallest building in the United States outside of a city center. For those looking to stay in the area, La Quinta Inn and Suites Houston Galleria and Club Quarters are good options for luxury on a budget.
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High-End Shopping and Nightlife

If you're looking to shop until you drop, The Galleria neighborhood is the place for you. You wouldn't expect an area famed for its shopping center to be so popular, but The Galleria shopping mall is the most visited attraction in the Greater Houston area. Much like the shopping, the nightlife scene around the Galleria is also extremely high-end. You can opt to stay inside the mall at the Westin Galleria, or outside to save money. Other hotels in the Galleria area include the Hotel Indigo At The GalleriaHotel Derek Houston GalleriaEmbassy Suites Houston-Near The Galleria, and The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa.

Visit in the Fall to Avoid the Notorious Traffic Jams

The Galleria is at its busiest over the holiday season, when people arrive in their droves to shop for Christmas presents. Aim to avoid the crowds by visiting during the fall. You'll still be able to do your holiday shopping, but it'll be far less chaotic. The Galleria has infamous traffic jams throughout the year, but they're especially bad over the holidays. By visiting in the fall, you'll be able to avoid the worst of them.