Named for Houston’s rich history of oil drilling and black gold roots, Hotel Derek offers guests an innovative take on traditional Southern hospitality.

Located in the fashionable Galleria inside the 610 Loop, the contemporary, award-winning boutique hotel features stylish Texan-inspired accommodations with modern amenities, fashionable dining and drinking options, and outstanding personalized service.

Ideally situated next to the West Loop South Highway, Hotel Derek is the perfect base for both business and leisure travelers; it is close enough to explore the city and still offer a relaxing escape.

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1.Hotel Derek Rooms & Suites

Hotel Derek Rooms & Suites  

The Hotel Derek provides a range of beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites that have been designed and decorated to provide both comfort and style. Featuring bold designs and glorious floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the buzzing Galleria mall below, rooms and suites exude modern luxury with contemporary layouts, hardwood floors, luxurious fabrics in bright colors and exotic textures, and cutting-edge technology and facilities.

Every guest room and suite offers general amenities such as flat-screen televisions with premium cable channels, telephones with messaging services, iron/ironing boards, coffee makers, in-room safes, air-conditioning, fully stocked minibars, microwaves ovens, and a daily maid service. Some rooms offer private balconies with lovely cityscape views, and non-smoking rooms can be requested. All rooms and suites enjoy complimentary high-speed wireless Internet.

Standard Suites offer a refreshing blend of modernity and style with bright, spacious living areas and beautiful interior décor. Located on the higher floors of the hotel, Standard Suites boast fantastic views of Galleria or Downtown Houston and feature king-size platform beds with luxurious linens, contemporary en-suite bathrooms with showers and deluxe bath products, fully-stocked minibars, and comfortable banquette seating. For business travelers, a spacious work desk and complimentary high-speed wireless Internet are available. Superior Suites Located on floors eight through twelve, Superior Suites also feature stunning views of the bustling Galleria or Downtown Houston cityscapes and are decorated with a refreshing blend of contemporary interior décor. Spacious bedrooms have king-size platform beds with luxurious linens, lovely en-suite bathrooms with showers and deluxe bath products, and sunny living areas with fully stocked minibars comfortable banquette seating. A large work desk, chair, and complimentary high-speed wireless Internet is available for business travelers.

Located on the top two floors of Hotel Derek, the sky is the limit with the Sky Deluxe Loft, which presents sweeping views of either uptown or downtown Houston. Featuring designer interiors and contemporary décor, this magnificent deluxe hotel room offers a king-size platform bed with plush bedding and imported linens and a modern residential-style en-suite bathroom with a bath, shower, and organic bath products. A spacious living area features a fully stocked minibar, Keurig coffee brewer, and banquette seating, while a work desk, chair, daily USA Today, and complimentary high-speed wireless Internet is available for business travelers.

The sumptuous Loft offers a stylish open floor plan with modern amenities and dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows that boast spectacular panoramic views. This urban loft features a commodious sitting area, a master bedroom with a king-size platform bed with plush bedding and imported linens, and a contemporary master bathroom with a bath and shower. An office alcove with an oversized glass desk and complimentary high-speed wireless Internet is perfect for business travelers, and a fully stocked minibar offers a variety of beverages.

Spacious one-room Junior Suites add an extra level of luxury with a master bedroom featuring a king-size platform bed with plush bedding and imported linens and contemporary residential-style en-suite bathroom with a bath and shower. A spacious sitting area features an elegant chaise lounge, a fully stocked wet bar and cocktail table, and an oversized glass desk, and complimentary high-speed wireless Internet is available for business travelers.

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2.Luxury Themed Suites

Luxury Themed Suites  

Themed Terrace Suites offer exclusive retreats, each of which is individually designed and decorated to reflect different themes. The Behave Suite (Suite 1101) is a tribute to Texas-native Anna Nicole Smith, otherwise known as the state's own Marilyn Monroe. This suite features classic contemporary furnishings accented with over-the-top accent pieces and fun artwork that bring to life Anna's penchant for bold color and pattern and her larger-than-life persona.

The Daydream Suite (Suite 1130) is a haven for cosmic cowboys with bright pop art wall coverings and unique, whimsical artworks that boast the fun, quirky side of Texas. The Balanced Suite (Suite 1201) celebrates all the things that have made Houston the great city it is today, from the dominant oil and gas industry to the famous lunar landing. The suite features décor and furnishings that are modern, stylish, and inspiring, with an eclectic twist.

The Freedom Suite (Suite 1230) takes a look at Texas’ rich history and journeys back in time to the state's early roots as a part of Mexico. Warm hues, patterns, and artworks offer an ethnic feel and harken back to the origin of the American cowboy. The Wrangle Suite (Suite 1401) celebrates the cowboy spirit so central to Texas. Sophisticated, contemporary furniture is complemented with bold accent pieces, artworks of bronco riders, and cowboy hats. Walls are adorned with an abstracted barbed wire pattern that gives the suite a distinctive character unique to Houston.

The Mockingbird Suite (Suite 1430) is inspired by Texas' state bird and celebrates the bird’s ability to transform at will with oriental-inspired wall coverings and bold abstract artworks. One of the suite’s unique features is its beautiful birdcage lounge chair.

Located on the top floor of the hotel, the luxurious Penthouse Suite takes opulence to new heights. The two expansive 1,200-square foot Penthouse Suites offer luxury and comfort at every turn with dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows that provide exceptional views over the city and have beautifully furnished living spaces. The magnificent urban-style suites flow effortlessly from sumptuous living and dining areas into chic king-size bedrooms, two separate bathrooms with showers, residential-style baths, a toilet and bidet, and Gilchrist & Soames products. A large private balcony offers spectacular views. Modern amenities in each suite include an office alcove with oversized glass desk and chair, 52" flat-panel televisions with premium cable channels, a fully stocked wet bar, and a dining table for six people.

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3.Dining at Hotel Derek

Dining at Hotel Derek  

Hotel Derek is home to the newly launched Revolve Kitchen + Bar, one of Houston’s hottest dining destinations. The new space lives up to its already unrivaled reputation by offering both hotel guests and visitors a trendy, edgy spot to wine, dine, and enjoy Houston’s vibrant culture and burgeoning culinary scene.

Designed and decorated to celebrate Texas’ chic, cosmopolitan vibe, Revolve Kitchen + Bar features décor in deep reds, vibrant purples, glossy black lacquer, and touches of designer cow print textures to create an inviting and comfortably approachable place to hang your hat for a while. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and drinks from 6 a.m. to midnight, Revolve Kitchen + Bar has several menus that feature dishes made from locally sourced ingredients, which are presented by friendly, welcoming staff.

Revolve offers two breakfast options each morning – a Starbucks coffee bar for those on the go and a delicious breakfast buffet or á la carte menu featuring mouthwatering Southern dishes like chilaquiles, omelets, waffles, steak and eggs, and burritos.

Lunches are light with dishes such as pizza, burgers stacked with egg, bacon, and hash browns, salads, pasta, and sweet desserts, while dinners offer an all-American menu of steaks, burgers, pasta dishes, salads, tacos, nachos, and an array of delicious desserts. Revolve Kitchen + Bar also serves an array of fine wines from around the world, craft beers on tap and by the bottle, and a variety of imported spirits to accompany the cuisine.

Located within Revolve Kitchen + Bar, Tap & Pour is a pop-up bar and trendy space that serves up more than 18 rotating Texas craft beers on tap every day from the late afternoon until midnight. Taking center stage in Revolve Kitchen + Bar, the horseshoe-shaped bar presents an array of trendsetting craft cocktails, regional and international beers, and some of the world’s finest wines by the glass. Guests can enjoy reds from Chile or crisp whites from New Zealand courtesy of a newly appointed wine cuvenée preservation technology.

Two sleek black lacquer pool tables coated in royal purple felt offer a classy Hotel Derek form of entertainment. Tap & Pour also offers a small bar menu of delicious pub-style fare, including roasted pork belly with Brussel sprouts, chicken and waffles, or prosciutto, fig, and goat’s cheese pizza.

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4.Weddings, Reunions & Conferences

Weddings, Reunions & Conferences  

Hotel Derek offers a variety of modern function and events facilities for all occasions. For business conferences and meetings, the hotel provides a range of newly designed contemporary meeting rooms, stylishly furnished and equipped with state-of-the-art technology and audio systems.

The tastefully decorated meeting rooms cover more than 10,000 square feet of exclusive space and present flexible floor plans designed to accommodate groups of 10 to 500, and they also provide amenities such as multi-media equipment, catering services, a fully-equipped business center, and wireless high-speed Internet.

For celebrations that deserve a distinctive flair such as weddings, receptions, anniversaries, and other special occasions, Hotel Derek sets the scene with beautiful venues designed with an unforgettable experience in mind. Newly designed ballrooms boast over 10,000 square feet of high design space that can accommodate seated dinner groups of up to 350 people. The hotel’s creative wedding specialists take care of every detail from the décor and entertainment to custom catering services and a complimentary bridal suite complete with chilled champagne.

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5.Plan This Vacation

Plan This Vacation  

Hotel Derek has a range of excellent facilities for guests to enjoy, including a relaxing outdoor swimming pool with sun deck and terrace, a 24/7 fitness center and gym, and a drive-in style movie wall. Hotel Derek amenities and special guest services include multilingual staff, personalized concierge services, car rental, babysitting and childcare services, a laundry room and laundry/dry cleaning services, 24-hour room service, currency exchange, a gift shop, and complimentary wireless Internet throughout the hotel.

Hotel Derek is conveniently located in the heart of Houston’s Downtown District and is close to the fashionable Galleria, Highland Village Shops, and Uptown Park, which offers excellent shopping, dining, and nightlife options. More ideas: 32 Best Romantic Things to Do in Houston and Best Things To Do in Houston with Kids.

2525 West Loop S, Houston, TX 77027, Phone: 713-961-3000

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Hotel Derek, a Fashionable Place to Stay in Houston, Texas