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Houston, America's fourth-largest city, is a cosmopolitan destination, offering world-class dining, arts and culture, shopping and exciting nightlife. Discover a thriving arts scene, with ballet, opera, symphony and theater.


Houston Space Center Houston Space Center
Space Center Houston is a leading science and space learning center, the official visitor center of NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston and a Smithsonian Affiliate museum.
Houston Zoo Houston Zoo
The Houston Zoo is a 55-acre zoological park located within Hermann Park in Houston, Texas, United States. The zoo houses over 6,000 animals from 900 species.
Hermann Park Hermann Park
Hermann Park is a 445-acre urban park in Houston, Texas, situated at the southern end of the Museum District.
Sam Houston Park Sam Houston Park
Sam Houston Park is an urban park located in downtown Houston, Texas, United States, dedicated to the buildings and culture of Houston's past.


The Royal Sonesta is just blocks from the 6th largest mall in America with its stunning architecture, exceptional worldclass shopping and distinctive style of entertainment, The Galleria has established itself as the #1 shopping and tourist destination in Houston. The Galleria features 375 shops, an ice rink and restaurants set beneath spectacular glass atriums.

Shopping opportunities in Houston include:


The Museum District in Houston is the country's fourth largest with 18 cultural powerhouses within a few minutes of the Royal Sonesta Hotel. The Royal Sonesta offers guests a prime location with easy access to all of the museums, eleven which are free to guests at all times!

Museums in Houston include:


Houston's Theater District spans 17 blocks and has nearly 13,000 seats in a concentrated area located just minutes from the Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston. There is something culturally enriching for every taste!

Houston's theater scene includes:

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