Hotel ICON

220 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002  USA

One of the country’s earliest skyscrapers. A neo-classical interior with a colonnade of 30-foot Doric columns. Bath Butler service where all you need to do is slip into the bubbly. Welcome to the Hotel ICON.

Housed in the Union National Bank Building which was completed in 1912, Hotel ICON continues to make history. Located in the downtown historic district near major financial, cultural, entertainment and sports attractions, the ICON is situated directly on light rail, providing easy access to other points of interest along the 7.5-mile line.

The 135 guest rooms and penthouse level suites feature thoughtful appointments and unique bathing experiences, ranging from claw-footed tubs and garden baths to Jacuzzis.

Property Highlights

  • Completed in 1912 as the Union National Bank Building, the hotel’s structure is one of the nation’s earliest examples of steel and concrete skyscraper construction.
  • For a glimpse into the hotel’s banking past, check out the exterior keystones depicting Hermes, the Greek god of trade, commerce and fortune.
  • One look at the lobby’s colonnade featuring two rows of 30-foot Doric columns and you’ll be transported to the gilded past of the building’s origins.
  • For an even clearer picture of the building’s history, check out the enormous bank vault door behind the front desk.
  • The ICON features the only multi-story penthouse suites in the city, one with a private, roof top terrace for grand views of Houston.
  • The Line & Lariat Restaurant features mouthwatering dishes that reflect the bounty of Texas’ coast, waterways, farms and ranches. Saddle up to the L&L Bar for a unique brand of mixology that includes both iconic and contemporary craft cocktails, along with a selection of regional draught beers and fine wines.

  • Experiences: Urban Excitement, Culinary Delight, Historic Explorations
  • Setting: City Center
  • Interests: Fine Dining, History, Spa
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220 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77002

Phone: 1-713-224-4266
Fax: 1-713-223-3223
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