Extended Stay America - Houston - Greenway Plaza

  • 2330 Southwest Fwy , Houston, Texas 77098
  • 2330 Southwest Fwy , Houston, Texas - 77098
  • 855-516-1090
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Studio, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking
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1 Queen Bed

300 sq feet


Internet - Free WiFi

In Room Entertainment - 32-inch flat-screen TV with cable channels

Food and Beverages - Kitchen with refrigerator, stovetop, and microwave

Restrooms & Showers - Private bathroom, shower/tub combination, free toiletries, and a hair dryer

Extra Features - Safe, iron/ironing board, and desk

Pleasure - Air conditioning and climate-controlled heating

Accessibility - Roll-in shower

Need to Know - Housekeeping on request

Non-Smoking

Amenities and Features

  • Non Smoking
  • AC
  • Complimentary Wifi
  • Shower-tub combination
  • Phone
  • Desk
  • Microwave
  • Full-sized freezer/refrigerator
  • Bed sheets not available
  • Bathroom (Private)
  • Stovetop
  • Kitchen
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron - ironing board
  • In room safe
  • Housekeeping - Extra Charge
  • Heating - In-room climate control
  • Housekeeping - by request
  • TV
  • TV - Cable Service
  • Flat panel TV
Studio, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking
Studio, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking
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1 Queen Bed

300 sq feet


Internet - Free WiFi

In Room Entertainment - 32-inch flat-screen TV with cable channels

Food and Beverages - Kitchen with refrigerator, stovetop, and microwave

Restrooms & Showers - Private bathroom, shower/tub combination, free toiletries, and a hair dryer

Extra Features - Safe, iron/ironing board, and desk

Pleasure - Air conditioning and climate-controlled heating

Accessibility - Wheelchair accessible

Need to Know - Housekeeping on request

Non-Smoking

Amenities and Features

  • Non Smoking
  • AC
  • Complimentary Wifi
  • Shower-tub combination
  • Phone
  • Desk
  • Microwave
  • Full-sized freezer/refrigerator
  • Bed sheets not available
  • Bathroom (Private)
  • Stovetop
  • Kitchen
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron - ironing board
  • In room safe
  • Housekeeping - Extra Charge
  • Heating - In-room climate control
  • Housekeeping - by request
  • TV
  • TV - Cable Service
  • Flat panel TV
Studio, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
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1 King Bed

300 sq feet


Internet - Free WiFi

In Room Entertainment - 32-inch flat-screen TV with cable channels

Food and Beverages - Kitchen with refrigerator, stovetop, and microwave

Restrooms & Showers - Private bathroom, shower/tub combination, free toiletries, and a hair dryer

Extra Features - Safe, iron/ironing board, and desk

Pleasure - Air conditioning and climate-controlled heating

Accessibility - Roll-in shower

Need to Know - Housekeeping on request

Non-Smoking

Amenities and Features

  • Non Smoking
  • AC
  • Complimentary Wifi
  • Shower-tub combination
  • Phone
  • Desk
  • Microwave
  • Full-sized freezer/refrigerator
  • Bed sheets not available
  • Bathroom (Private)
  • Stovetop
  • Kitchen
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron - ironing board
  • In room safe
  • Housekeeping - Extra Charge
  • Heating - In-room climate control
  • Housekeeping - by request
  • TV
  • TV - Cable Service
  • Flat panel TV
Studio, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking
Studio, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking
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2 Double Beds

300 sq feet


Internet - Free WiFi

In Room Entertainment - 32-inch flat-screen TV with cable channels

Food and Beverages - Kitchen with refrigerator, stovetop, and microwave

Restrooms & Showers - Private bathroom, shower/tub combination, free toiletries, and a hair dryer

Extra Features - Safe, iron/ironing board, and desk

Pleasure - Air conditioning and climate-controlled heating

Accessibility - Roll-in shower

Need to Know - Housekeeping on request

Non-Smoking

Amenities and Features

  • Non Smoking
  • AC
  • Complimentary Wifi
  • Shower-tub combination
  • Phone
  • Desk
  • Microwave
  • Full-sized freezer/refrigerator
  • Bed sheets not available
  • Bathroom (Private)
  • Stovetop
  • Kitchen
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron - ironing board
  • In room safe
  • Housekeeping - Extra Charge
  • Heating - In-room climate control
  • Housekeeping - by request
  • TV
  • TV - Cable Service
  • Flat panel TV
 

About The Hotel

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About Extended Stay America - Houston - Greenway Plaza Hotel

Hotel Location & Nearby Attractions

With a stay at Extended Stay America - Houston - Greenway Plaza, you'll be centrally located in Houston, within a 5-minute drive of Rice University and Greenway Plaza. This hotel is 3.2 mi (5.1 km) from NRG Park and 3.3 mi (5.3 km) from Houston Natural Science Museum.

Popular Hotel Amenities and Features

Make use of convenient amenities, which include complimentary wireless Internet access and a vending machine.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour front desk, and laundry facilities.

Restaurants, Bars, Lounge & Dining options

For your convenience, a complimentary breakfast is served daily from 6 AM to 9:30 AM.

Hotel Accommodations and Guest Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 122 air-conditioned rooms featuring kitchens with full-sized refrigerators/freezers and stovetops. 32-inch flat-screen televisions with cable programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Pet Policy for Extended Stay America - Houston - Greenway Plaza
If you are thinking of bringing your pet (dog or cat) and want to know if pets are allowed at Extended Stay America - Houston - Greenway Plaza, please read the hotel pet policy. Sometimes the hotel may charge pet fees or have weight limit on pets. The pet policies of Extended Stay America - Houston - Greenway Plaza are listed below.

Pets allowed
Only dogs and cats are allowed
Maximum number of pets per room 2

Additional Hotel Details
Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
Contactless check-out is available
Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
Social distancing measures are in place
Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
Property is cleaned with disinfectant
Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
Staff wears personal protective equipment
Cashless transactions are available
Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
Masks are compulsory at the property
No cribs (infant beds) available
No rollaway/extra beds available
Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Extended Stay America - Houston - Greenway Plaza Hotel Amenities


Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible - may have limitations
  • Wheelchair Accessible bathroom
  • In room accessibility
Breakfast Services
  • Complimentary Breakfast
General Amenities
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
General Amenities
  • Braille or raised signage
General Amenities
  • Elevator & lift on property
  • Laundry Room
  • Vending machine available
Internet
  • Free internet
Internet
  • Wired Internet access - Free
Lobby Level Services
  • Safe deposit box at front desk
  • 24/7 front desk
Property Features
  • Assigned smoking areas
  • Roll in shower

About Extended Stay America Hotels Brand Hotels

Extended Stay America, Inc. is a chain of hotels that caters to some parts of Canada and the United States. This hotel chain is owned by ESH Hospitality, Inc. a real estate investment company. Although the company was incorporated in 2013, it still operates the hotels under Extended Stay America.

The hotel chain’s main headquarters is located in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, and in 2004, Extended Stay America was acquired by the Blackstone Group. After the merger, a total of 475 hotels were soon operated by Extended Stay America.

The main concept of the hotel chain is to offer apartment or lodging styled accommodations. The hotels feature free Wi-Fi, in-room kitchens, on-site guest laundry, flat screen TV, and complimentary breakfast.

Guests staying at Extended Stay America can enjoy an experience of having a home away from home. The staff at the hotels are noted for being friendly and accommodating. Plus, the hotel suites are kids and pet-friendly. In major cities, you can also find long-stay hotels run by this brand.

This hotel chain is the perfect option for those traveling for business, need a short-term relocation, looking for corporate housing, or accommodation for a weekend getaway. They offer affordable hotel rates whether for a weekly or long-term stay.

The company aims to make each travel as easy as possible by providing their clients with the best accommodation ever.

 
 

Hotel Location

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Nearest airport and around Extended Stay America - Houston - Greenway Plaza - Houston, Texas Hotel

 
 

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Greenway Plaza - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Richmond Avenue - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Rice University - 1.7 km / 1.1 mi
Westheimer Rd - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
Lakewood Church - 2 km / 1.3 mi
Menil Collection - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi
Main Street Theater - Rice Village - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi
University of St. Thomas - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
Houston Contemporary Arts Museum - 2.9 km / 1.8 mi
Houston Museum of Fine Arts - 3 km / 1.8 mi
Czech Center Museum - 3.3 km / 2.1 mi
Cockrell Butterfly Center - 3.4 km / 2.1 mi
River Oaks Country Club - 3.4 km / 2.1 mi
Holocaust Museum Houston - 3.5 km / 2.2 mi
Children's Museum of Houston - 3.5 km / 2.2 mi

The nearest airports are:
William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) - 22.8 km / 14.2 mi
George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) - 39.2 km / 24.4 mi
Houston, TX (EFD-Ellington Field) - 34.8 km / 21.6 mi

The preferred airport for Extended Stay America - Houston - Greenway Plaza is William P. Hobby Airport (HOU).

 
 

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Helpful Info & FAQs

What is the check-in policy?

The checking times for Extended Stay America - Houston - Greenway Plaza are between 3:00 PM and midnight. The minimum age to check-in is 21.

What is the check-out time?

This Extended Stay America - Houston - Greenway Plaza's check-out time is 11:00 AM.

What brand is Extended Stay America - Houston - Greenway Plaza?

Extended Stay America - Houston - Greenway Plaza is a part of Extended Stay America Hotels.

What is the street address for Extended Stay America - Houston - Greenway Plaza?

The address for Extended Stay America - Houston - Greenway Plaza is 2330 Southwest Fwy, Houston, Texas 77098

What is the price for tonight?

Based on recent averages, the price for tonight can start at 80.

What is the nightly room rate for this weekend?

Based on recent averages, the room rate for this weekend can be as low as 80 per night.

When was the Extended Stay America - Houston - Greenway Plaza built?

The Extended Stay America - Houston - Greenway Plaza in Houston was built in 1998.

How many guest rooms are at Extended Stay America - Houston - Greenway Plaza?

The Extended Stay America - Houston - Greenway Plaza has a total of 122 guest rooms.

How many floors does the Extended Stay America - Houston - Greenway Plaza have?

This Houston hotel has 3 floors. The hotel has 1 building/tower.

What is the hotel theme?

Travelers find this hotel Good for Business Travelers, Pet Friendly. Other themes include Family.

Recommended landmarks, attractions or things to do around EXTENDED STAY AMERICA - HOUSTON - GREENWAY PLAZA?

EXTENDED STAY AMERICA - HOUSTON - GREENWAY PLAZA is within minutes from Greenway Plaza - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi , Richmond Avenue - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi and Rice University - 1.7 km / 1.1 mi

Which the best airport near EXTENDED STAY AMERICA - HOUSTON - GREENWAY PLAZA?

The preferred airport for Extended Stay America - Houston - Greenway Plaza is William P. Hobby Airport (HOU). The airport is conveniently located when visiting this Houston hotel.

 
 

Guest Reviews

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Extended Stay America - Houston - Greenway Plaza Reviews Summary

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Extended Stay America - Houston - Greenway Plaza Reviews Summary

UserGeorge
10/10
 
Exceptional
Pros: Staff and the manage are especially attentive to guests.
UserVerified Hotel Guest
1/10
 
Very Poor
Pros: That can’t be a serious question.
Cons: Parking lot party upon arrival till 2a, security non existent. Nobody had on a single mask. Had to go get a remote and neither worked for tv. No bathing towels and smoking in the hallways.
UserCrystal
10/10
 
Exceptional
Pros: Staff is friendly and helpful you can get everything you need
Cons: There is nothing that I do not like
UserReba Freeman
10/10
 
Exceptional
Pros: Very clean, great location. Friendly and courteous staff.
UserJennifer
1/10
 
Very Poor
Pros: That there was an armed guard in the lobby for protection
Cons: The people sitting on the doorsteps doing drugs, smell of room, and horrific state of room
UserVerified Hotel Guest
4/10
 
Disappointing
Pros: kitchen with full size refrigerator
Cons: bed sheets had not been changed cupboards dirty
UserVerified Hotel Guest
8/10
 
Very Good
Pros: large size of the room
Cons: how to work the bathtub water and get it warm
UserVerified Hotel Guest
10/10
 
Exceptional
Cons: Sunday at 7 am was carpet cleaning!! [Check out at 11 am] Very strange ...
UserCedric
10/10
 
Exceptional
Pros: The location what's great clean comfortable rooms
UserJarrad
10/10
 
Exceptional
Pros: The staff was helpful, communicative, and very friendly! Everyone here is a person that actually cares. Couldn't recommend them higher.
UserVerified Hotel Guest
10/10
 
Exceptional
Pros: Checking in is fast. Very quiet and comfortable.
Cons: Nothing to complain about.
UserArmando
5/10
 
Fair
Pros: The price
Cons: It was smoke free but the hallway and room smells like cigarettes.
UserRoman
1/10
 
Very Poor
Pros: Nothing.
Cons: The room smelled like someone had been smoking in it and wasn’t very clean at all. The staff was not very helpful in anything.
UserBennett
9/10
 
Wonderful
Pros: It is a very nice hotel. Location and room size are very good. Reception was good. I will recommend this hotel.
Cons: None.
UserMichael
10/10
 
Exceptional
Pros: Location staff very friendly
Cons: Hard to see when driving
UserVerified Hotel Guest
2/10
 
Poor
Pros: Very clean hotel and room
Cons: The hotel shower barely had hot water and the drain for the tub immediately clogged. After asking the front desk they could not have someone fix it until Monday. My only day there was on a Friday? Front desk also mentioned no open rooms!
UserVerified Hotel Guest
8/10
 
Very Good
Pros: Clean bed sheets, new bathroom. .
Cons: Old appliances thou. Tv height to low And not enough Dish channels
UserJohn
10/10
 
Exceptional
Pros: I travel a lot for work so price is first for me. Extended stay offers a great price and I give their facilities and staff 4 stars!
UserGeorge
6/10
 
Pleasant
Cons: Advertised free breakfast in the morning....Didn't even have coffee pots in rooms????
UserZachariary
10/10
 
Exceptional
Pros: This staff was really nice and helpful.
 
Hotel Location & Nearby Attractions

With a stay at Extended Stay America - Houston - Greenway Plaza, you'll be centrally located in Houston, within a 5-minute drive of Rice University and Greenway Plaza. This hotel is 3.2 mi (5.1 km) from NRG Park and 3.3 mi (5.3 km) from Houston Natural Science Museum.

Popular Hotel Amenities and Features

Make use of convenient amenities, which include complimentary wireless Internet access and a vending machine.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour front desk, and laundry facilities.

Restaurants, Bars, Lounge & Dining options

For your convenience, a complimentary breakfast is served daily from 6 AM to 9:30 AM.

Hotel Accommodations and Guest Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 122 air-conditioned rooms featuring kitchens with full-sized refrigerators/freezers and stovetops. 32-inch flat-screen televisions with cable programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Pet Policy for Extended Stay America - Houston - Greenway Plaza
If you are thinking of bringing your pet (dog or cat) and want to know if pets are allowed at Extended Stay America - Houston - Greenway Plaza, please read the hotel pet policy. Sometimes the hotel may charge pet fees or have weight limit on pets. The pet policies of Extended Stay America - Houston - Greenway Plaza are listed below.

Pets allowed
Only dogs and cats are allowed
Maximum number of pets per room 2

Additional Hotel Details
Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
Contactless check-out is available
Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
Social distancing measures are in place
Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
Property is cleaned with disinfectant
Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
Staff wears personal protective equipment
Cashless transactions are available
Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
Masks are compulsory at the property
No cribs (infant beds) available
No rollaway/extra beds available
Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Extended Stay America - Houston - Greenway Plaza Hotel Amenities

Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible - may have limitations
  • Wheelchair Accessible bathroom
  • In room accessibility
Breakfast Services
  • Complimentary Breakfast
General Amenities
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
General Amenities
  • Braille or raised signage
General Amenities
  • Elevator & lift on property
  • Laundry Room
  • Vending machine available
Internet
  • Free internet
Internet
  • Wired Internet access - Free
Lobby Level Services
  • Safe deposit box at front desk
  • 24/7 front desk
Property Features
  • Assigned smoking areas
  • Roll in shower

About Extended Stay America Hotels Brand Hotels

Extended Stay America, Inc. is a chain of hotels that caters to some parts of Canada and the United States. This hotel chain is owned by ESH Hospitality, Inc. a real estate investment company. Although the company was incorporated in 2013, it still operates the hotels under Extended Stay America.

The hotel chain’s main headquarters is located in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, and in 2004, Extended Stay America was acquired by the Blackstone Group. After the merger, a total of 475 hotels were soon operated by Extended Stay America.

The main concept of the hotel chain is to offer apartment or lodging styled accommodations. The hotels feature free Wi-Fi, in-room kitchens, on-site guest laundry, flat screen TV, and complimentary breakfast.

Guests staying at Extended Stay America can enjoy an experience of having a home away from home. The staff at the hotels are noted for being friendly and accommodating. Plus, the hotel suites are kids and pet-friendly. In major cities, you can also find long-stay hotels run by this brand.

This hotel chain is the perfect option for those traveling for business, need a short-term relocation, looking for corporate housing, or accommodation for a weekend getaway. They offer affordable hotel rates whether for a weekly or long-term stay.

The company aims to make each travel as easy as possible by providing their clients with the best accommodation ever.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Greenway Plaza - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Richmond Avenue - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Rice University - 1.7 km / 1.1 mi
Westheimer Rd - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
Lakewood Church - 2 km / 1.3 mi
Menil Collection - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi
Main Street Theater - Rice Village - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi
University of St. Thomas - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
Houston Contemporary Arts Museum - 2.9 km / 1.8 mi
Houston Museum of Fine Arts - 3 km / 1.8 mi
Czech Center Museum - 3.3 km / 2.1 mi
Cockrell Butterfly Center - 3.4 km / 2.1 mi
River Oaks Country Club - 3.4 km / 2.1 mi
Holocaust Museum Houston - 3.5 km / 2.2 mi
Children's Museum of Houston - 3.5 km / 2.2 mi

The nearest airports are:
William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) - 22.8 km / 14.2 mi
George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) - 39.2 km / 24.4 mi
Houston, TX (EFD-Ellington Field) - 34.8 km / 21.6 mi

The preferred airport for Extended Stay America - Houston - Greenway Plaza is William P. Hobby Airport (HOU).

User
George
 
10/10
Exceptional
Pros: Staff and the manage are especially attentive to guests.
User
Verified Hotel Guest
 
1/10
Very Poor
Pros: That can’t be a serious question.
Cons: Parking lot party upon arrival till 2a, security non existent. Nobody had on a single mask. Had to go get a remote and neither worked for tv. No bathing towels and smoking in the hallways.
User
Crystal
 
10/10
Exceptional
Pros: Staff is friendly and helpful you can get everything you need
Cons: There is nothing that I do not like
User
Reba Freeman
 
10/10
Exceptional
Pros: Very clean, great location. Friendly and courteous staff.
User
Jennifer
 
1/10
Very Poor
Pros: That there was an armed guard in the lobby for protection
Cons: The people sitting on the doorsteps doing drugs, smell of room, and horrific state of room
User
Verified Hotel Guest
 
4/10
Disappointing
Pros: kitchen with full size refrigerator
Cons: bed sheets had not been changed cupboards dirty
User
Verified Hotel Guest
 
8/10
Very Good
Pros: large size of the room
Cons: how to work the bathtub water and get it warm
User
Verified Hotel Guest
 
10/10
Exceptional
Cons: Sunday at 7 am was carpet cleaning!! [Check out at 11 am] Very strange ...
User
Cedric
 
10/10
Exceptional
Pros: The location what's great clean comfortable rooms
User
Jarrad
 
10/10
Exceptional
Pros: The staff was helpful, communicative, and very friendly! Everyone here is a person that actually cares. Couldn't recommend them higher.
User
Verified Hotel Guest
 
10/10
Exceptional
Pros: Checking in is fast. Very quiet and comfortable.
Cons: Nothing to complain about.
User
Armando
 
5/10
Fair
Pros: The price
Cons: It was smoke free but the hallway and room smells like cigarettes.
User
Roman
 
1/10
Very Poor
Pros: Nothing.
Cons: The room smelled like someone had been smoking in it and wasn’t very clean at all. The staff was not very helpful in anything.
User
Bennett
 
9/10
Wonderful
Pros: It is a very nice hotel. Location and room size are very good. Reception was good. I will recommend this hotel.
Cons: None.
User
Michael
 
10/10
Exceptional
Pros: Location staff very friendly
Cons: Hard to see when driving
User
Verified Hotel Guest
 
2/10
Poor
Pros: Very clean hotel and room
Cons: The hotel shower barely had hot water and the drain for the tub immediately clogged. After asking the front desk they could not have someone fix it until Monday. My only day there was on a Friday? Front desk also mentioned no open rooms!
User
Verified Hotel Guest
 
8/10
Very Good
Pros: Clean bed sheets, new bathroom. .
Cons: Old appliances thou. Tv height to low And not enough Dish channels
User
John
 
10/10
Exceptional
Pros: I travel a lot for work so price is first for me. Extended stay offers a great price and I give their facilities and staff 4 stars!
User
George
 
6/10
Pleasant
Cons: Advertised free breakfast in the morning....Didn't even have coffee pots in rooms????
User
Zachariary
 
10/10
Exceptional
Pros: This staff was really nice and helpful.