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Celebrate your Valentine with a staycation at Houston's top hotels

Valentine's Day at Hotel Derek Houston
Valentine's Day at Hotel Derek Houston
Photo by Hotel Derek

Valentine's Day is quickly approaching and some of you may still be searching for the perfect way to say "I love you". If they haven't been dropping any hints lately, and you have exhausted all ideas, then a staycation may be the choice for you. Instead of spending the extra dollars for a romantic retreat in another city, there are several options located right in your own backyard. Houston has a lot to offer and for Valentine's Day local hotels are taking the stress out of planning the ideal getaway.

Valentine's Day at Hotel Derek Houston
Valentine's Day at Hotel Derek Houston Photo by Hotel Derek

Valentine's Day at Hotel Derek Houston

With a name like "The Ultimate Valentine's Day Package", it would be fitting to come along with a hefty price tag. Starting at $2,999, you can spoil your sweetheart with a package that includes overnight accommodations in a Terrace Suite, a five course dinner served in your room, rose petal turn down service, champagne, and breakfast in bed the following morning. In addition, they include a $500 personal shopping session at Tiffany's.

Valentine's Day at Hotel Granduca Houston
Valentine's Day at Hotel Granduca Houston Photo by Hotel Granduca

Valentine's Day at Hotel Granduca Houston

The "With Love from Granduca" Valentine's Day package wants you to fall in love all over again. This package is VIP all the way and includes Butler service along with accommodations in their Villa Suite. Start your evening off with dinner by candlelight (wine pairings included), a dozen red roses, and chilled Prosecco. Cognac from their private reserve, turndown service, monogrammed robes, handmade truffles, and a signature Granduca breakfast on your private balcony is all for your enjoyment as well. Prices start at $2,014.

Valentine's Day at Hotel Icon Houston
Valentine's Day at Hotel Icon Houston Photo by Hotel Icon

Valentine's Day at Hotel Icon Houston

Located in downtown Houston, Hotel ICON is offering not one, but two package options for Valentine's Day. Whether it is just the two of you or you prefer to make it a double date, Hotel ICON has you covered. The “Double Date Valentine’s Dinner” package, priced at $2,014, includes two rooms, a four-course dinner (with wine pairings) for four in the Wine Vault, champagne with strawberries delivered to your room, breakfast for four at LINE & LARIAT, valet parking and late checkout. The second package, “Love Blooms”, features a suite filled with flowers, a four-course dinner for two in LINE & LARIAT, champagne delivered to your room, bath butler service, breakfast in bed and valet parking. Rates start at $1,214 for a deluxe room or upgrade to a three-story penthouse for $2,014 per night.

Valentine's Day at Hotel Sorella CITYCENTRE
Valentine's Day at Hotel Sorella CITYCENTRE Photo by Hotel Sorella CITYCENTRE

Valentine's Day at Hotel Sorella CITYCENTRE

Hotel Sorella CITYCENTRE has become quite the destination in Houston. Named one of the top hotels in Texas in 2013, there are many reasons why they deserve the title. Can't find the words to say "I love you"? Let Hotel Sorella say it for you with their “Ti Amo – I Love You” Romance Package. With rates starting at $295 per night, this package includes overnight accommodations and breakfast for two in your room or dine at the hotel's restaurant, The Bistro. Champagne, chocolate covered strawberries, and complimentary valet are also included.

Valentine's Day at Hotel Zaza Houston
Valentine's Day at Hotel Zaza Houston Photo by Hotel Zaza Houston

Valentine's Day at Hotel Zaza Houston

Some of the most unique and luxurious suites are located in the Museum District area at Hotel Zaza Houston. The Valentine's Day package for 2014 is just what you would expect from this trendy destination. For $419, you will receive overnight accommodations, a four-course dinner for two at Dragonfly or Monarch, champagne, and the 'Five Senses' Turndown (24/7 romantic playlist, ZaZa scented candle, massage oil, eye masks, and miniature desserts).

Valentine's Day at The Houstonian
Valentine's Day at The Houstonian Photo by The Houstonian

Valentine's Day at The Houstonian

Another hotel offering two Valentine's Day options is The Houstonian. Known for their wonderful spa, you can opt for the "Valentines Luxury Package" (prices starting at $560) or the "Valentine Rekindle Package" (prices starting at $310). The first package includes overnight accommodations, one dozen roses, your choice of a bottle of champagne or wine, $100 gift card to use at their spa, a spa gift basket, breakfast in room or at the Olivette restaurant, complimentary valet parking, and late checkout. Forgo the spa inclusions, valet parking, and exchange your one dozen roses for a single rose and the second package is yours.

Valentine's Day at Hotel Magnolia Houston
Valentine's Day at Hotel Magnolia Houston Photo by Hotel Magnolia

Valentine's Day at Hotel Magnolia Houston

Another downtown option can be found at the Magnolia Hotel. From $179 per night, you and yours can enjoy overnight accommodations, an evening beer and wine reception, champagne, cookies and milk delivered at bedtime, breakfast in your room, and complimentary valet parking. This Valentine's Package is a steal and would be perfect for those choosing to dine within the downtown area.