Visitors arriving at Courtyard Houston Intercontinental Airport hotel via George Bush International Airport can enjoy use of the free shuttle service to reach their day rooms. Those driving in can make use of free parking, and the hotel has free Wi-Fi and a fitness center to keep in touch and in shape. The hourly rooms have a plethora of attractions within easy reach, such as the NRG Stadium and Sam Houston Race Park, with many museums and other sites to see nearby.
Diverse Dining – Familiar Chinese treats are yours to try at Nee Hao, but if you’re hankering for Mexican head along to Refresqueria Y Taqueria Morelia for great meals and friendly staff. Pappadeaux serves up New Orleans-style seafood, alongside steaks and salads to cover pretty much every diet. Casual Mediterranean fare is on the menu at Alwadi, where visitors can choose from falafel, shawarma, gyros, and more.
NRG Stadium – NRG Stadium is a gigantic stadium that plays host to the NFL’s Houston Texans, and if you’re in luck you’ll be able to catch some live major league sporting action. The stadium is part of NRG Park, and even when the Texans aren’t playing there are plenty of other live shows to enjoy, including concerts and rodeos.
Sam Houston Race Park – Sport on four legs is available to the west, at the Sam Houston Race Park. This horse racing venue comes with an extensive buffet as well as betting options for those who like to add a little risk and reward to watching the nags.
Houston Zoo – Thousands of animals await you at Houston Zoo, a wildlife center that recreates natural habitats in varying exhibits to help their exotic residents feel more at home. Gentle giants from giraffes to gorillas are on display, as are magnificent elephants and regal lions. Just to the north of the zoo is the Houston Museum of Natural Science, a great site to learn more about creatures past and present, and featuring a fantastic dinosaur hall.
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Complimentary airport shuttle (George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)).