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Vacation rentals in Houston

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Top-rated vacation rentals in Houston

Guests agree: these vacation rentals are highly rated for location, cleanliness, and more.

Rental unit in Downtown Houston
King Size Loft Suite in Downtown
Right in the heart of Downtown Houston, you'll find this 1 bedroom apartment is conveniently located walking distance to so many attractions in the city like Minute Maid Park, George R Brown Convention Center, Discovery Green, & many more bars/restaurants. The metro rail is right across the street, that takes you to all of the main museums, Hermann Park, and the Medical Center. This 1 Bedroom loft has and an open floor plan. King size soft bed, 1 queen size air mattress, (2) 50 inch Smart TVs.
$89 per night
Rental unit in Downtown Houston
Coolest Luxury Place Downtown Houston
Home away from home! Relax in a comfy and private 1 bedroom apartment with the balcony over looking the pool. Located in Downtown Houston, minutes away from several restaurants and tourist attractions. Near the Galleria Mall. Wifi and Smart TV!! In-unit washer and dryer, over sized tub/shower for you to relax in after a tiring day. Note: If you are looking to have a party this is not the place for you! You will be fined!!
$93 per night
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Rental unit in Neartown - Montrose
1BR Duke's Montrose Manor 02 | Downtown Med Center
Private one-bedroom unit with 1 off-street parking (Rear parking lot), plus Free Street Parking. This property is the perfect balance of great location, fantastic customer service and impeccably maintained spaces. Centrally located near Downtown, the Texas Medical Center, all Sports Stadiums, University of Houston, TSU, Rice University, Galveston, Hobby Airport and Bush Intercontinental Airport.
$68 per night

Stay near Houston's top sights

Photo of The Galleria
The Galleria1,871 locals recommend
Photo of NRG Stadium
NRG Stadium773 locals recommend
Photo of Minute Maid Park
Minute Maid Park638 locals recommend
Photo of Houston Zoo
Houston Zoo1,069 locals recommend
Photo of Hermann Park
Hermann Park586 locals recommend
Photo of Discovery Green
Discovery Green934 locals recommend

Weekend vacation rentals in Houston

Rental unit in Neartown - Montrose
Viva Roma Montrose w/Parking, Coffee And Netflix
$48 per night
Rental unit in Downtown Houston
Luxury City View King Suite|Pool|Wifi|Rooftop|
$77 per night
Rental unit in Downtown Houston
Downtown Houston/King Bedroom/Pool/Parking/Wi-Fi
$85 per night
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Rental unit in Downtown Houston
Best 5* Luxury Livin Palace Downtown kingbed Suite
$76 per night
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Rental unit in Downtown Houston
Lovely Downtown one bedroom
$69 per night
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Rental unit in Neartown - Montrose
Duke's Montrose Manor C | Downtown, Medical Center
$50 per night
Condo in Neartown - Montrose
❤️ POOL★Med|UH|NRG★STUDIO ★Kg Bd+FREE PRK★5*host ❤️
$73 per night
Rental unit in Braeswood Place
Frontdesk | Bright 1 BR in Medical District
$82 per night
Rental unit in Downtown Houston
Downtown Luxury 1 Bedroom Apartment with Pool View
$84 per night
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Rental unit in Houston
Poolside Viewz - MSG for Winter Pricing - Med Ctr
$93 per night
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Rental unit in Downtown Houston
Luxury King Suite Downtown/ SkyLounge/ Pool/ Gym
$82 per night
Rental unit in Downtown Houston
Downtown view, rail to midtown.
$86 per night
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Downtown Houston vacation rentals

Rental unit in Downtown Houston
- Downtown Apart - FREE Parking & WiFi -
$87 per night
Rental unit in Neartown - Montrose
1BR Keys To Montrose 06 | Downtown, Medical Center
$42 per night
Rental unit in Downtown Houston
Luxury Living Downtown Houston Kingbed.
$79 per night
Rental unit in Downtown Houston
Frontdesk | 1BR Downtown Apt W/Parking
$93 per night
Rental unit in Braeswood Place
Frontdesk | 1 BR Close to Texas Medical Center
$92 per night
Rental unit in Washington Avenue - Memorial Park
Boutique & Chic | Walk to Washington
$61 per night
Rental unit in Southwest Houston
NRG Stadium/ Med Center Apartment
$64 per night
Rental unit in Braeswood Place
Resort Style Queen Suite in Med center w pool view
$63 per night
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Rental unit in Texas Medical Center
Lovely Houston Med. Center Apt.
$65 per night
Home in Houston
Home in Houston Perfect location! nrg, with center
$71 per night
Serviced apartment in Downtown Houston
Luxury Boho/Apartment/Downtown/Toyota Center/Gym
$99 per night
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Rental unit in Neartown - Montrose
G1 - Lovely 1BR King Suite in the Heart of Houston
$63 per night

Tips from Houston locals

Get advice about the city from the people who know it best. Local hosts share their tips and recommendations for travelers like you.

What should I pack?

“The weather is unpredictably warm Even in the winter months, you can find yourself in 70-80 degree weather, depending on if jack frost is on paid time off. be sure to bring something for warm weather as a precaution to save from having to go shopping.”

Julius
JuliusLives in Houston

“Umbrella and light jacket Our weather is bi-polar november is getting cooler variety of layers is suggested”

Leonie’s Luxe Flats
Leonie’s Luxe FlatsLives in Houston

What should I book before I arrive?

“Houston city pass This is a package deal that gives you a choice of several of our main attractions as a package deal. options include admission to the nasa space center and the downtown aquarium, just to name a couple.”

David
DavidLives in Houston

What's the best way to get around?

“Car is the best way to get around here Houston is so huge, buses and subways only work if you are in downtown and even that, it's just so hassle to get around this way. bring a car, or rent a car is cheaper method for your transportation. getting a cab or uber can get expensive real quick, especially if you want to go sightseeing.”

Drew
DrewLives in Houston

“Avoid 1960 from 7-9 am and 5-7 pm Use the backroad with your google maps to travel to the major highways during the heavy traffic hours.”

Julius
JuliusLives in Houston

“Houston traffic I'll be frank: houston traffic is terrible. but with the right planning, you can avoid much of it. just be sure to not to travel during the times of 7a-9a and 4-7p, and you'll miss the worst of it.”

Michael
MichaelLives in Houston

“Uber! It's pretty cheap and you don't have to worry about parking.”

Leonie’s Luxe Flats
Leonie’s Luxe FlatsLives in Houston

How can I save money on this trip?

“Try turo app for better deal on rental car! Free app that lets you rent a car from a private individual from a beater to a luxury vehicle. prices lower than rental companies. worth a look. houston is a city that is better navigated by car. weather doesn't typically permit pedestrians and with how vast houston is a car is best.”

Amanda
AmandaLives in Houston

What are some useful phrases?

“Howdy in texas It is way to say hello in texas”

Ash
AshLives in Houston

Your guide to Houston

Introduction

Southern culture weaves through America’s fourth-largest city, an enormous metropolis that people from around the world call home. From its location on the Gulf of Mexico, it embodies the stereotype of everything being bigger in Texas, while also taking everything slow, as befits its Southern nature. The city is home to Rice University, the University of Houston, and NASA and much of the American space industry, while an exciting culinary scene stems from the many immigrant entrepreneurs. Downtown Houston’s bustling urbanity hosts a variety of professional sports teams, theaters, and live music venues, while suburbs offer slower options, like the greenery of Pearland, or the small-town feel of Sugar Land and Cypress.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Houston?

Houston’s spring tends to be pleasant, with average high temperatures in the 70s Fahrenheit and lows in the 50s and the least amount of rain of the year. Winter is a bit cooler, but similarly comfortable. Summer teeters toward extremely hot, with average highs hitting the mid-90s and the lows staying well above 70 degrees, accompanied by significant humidity. The hot weather comes in tandem with the rain — especially in June, which averages more than six inches. Summer also brings hurricane season in Houston, which can bring wild rains until fall — so you should always be aware of the current forecasts when visiting.


What are the top things to do in Houston?

Space Center Houston

The public is invited to explore one of the country’s main training, research, and flight control centers. The giant center offers tram tours, galleries, interactive exhibits, and displays of artifacts that show off the history of human space flight. Moon rocks, simulated capsule rides, and shuttle replicas help you understand space and what’s involved in exploring it.

Buffalo Bayou Park

This 160-acre park is located along a 2.3-mile stretch of the Buffalo Bayou near downtown. You can hike, stroll, bike, or paddle here; boat and kayak rentals are available. Along with traditional park amenities, the space includes a decorative fountain and a bat colony with observation deck, while a dog park, nature play area for kids, and a skate park mean the park has something for everyone.

Houston Museum District

Just outside the city’s downtown core, the Museum District brings together many of Houston’s most important cultural institutions. The walkable neighborhood features 19 institutions, including the Museum of Fine Arts, one of the biggest art museums in the country; a children’s museum; museums that focus on local African-American, Czech, and Asian culture; and a chapel.

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