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Stunning Luxury Townhome walk to museums, close to med center & downtown- pool!

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The Museum House
Open Stairway to 2nd Bedroom
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2 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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Stay at the Museum! The Museum House has 1650+ sqft on 3 stories. The *ENTRANCE LEVEL* features a large living area with walls of artwork, a wood burning fireplace, high ceilings, comfortable leather furnishings, a huge 55' flat screen TV featuring Dish Network with 120 channels. The adjoining dining area has a glass table with 4 chairs and a small bar-area with 2 bar stools looking into the kitchen, a gourmet equipped kitchen with Cuisinart microwave/oven, Jenn-Air stove and dishwasher, toaster an 2 coffee makers. There is a KEURIG Coffee system with free K-Cups for your Coffee or Tea enjoyment or you may use our traditional filter coffee maker. On this floor you also find an office area with a large executive desk in case you have some work to do There is also desktop computer f...Stay at the Museum! The Museum House has 1650+ sqft on 3 stories. The *ENTRANCE LEVEL* features a large living area with walls of artwork, a wood burning fireplace, high ceilings, comfortable leather furnishings, a huge 55' flat screen TV featuring Dish Network with 120 channels. The adjoining dining area has a glass table with 4 chairs and a small bar-area with 2 bar stools looking into the kitchen, a gourmet equipped kitchen with Cuisinart microwave/oven, Jenn-Air stove and dishwasher, toaster an 2 coffee makers. There is a KEURIG Coffee system with free K-Cups for your Coffee or Tea enjoyment or you may use our traditional filter coffee maker. On this floor you also find an office area with a large executive desk in case you have some work to do There is also desktop computer for your use and you can print your boarding pass. Enjoy free WIFI, an iPOD docking station with speakers and DISH cable TV and a Wifi game console. You will find a washer and dryer and an iron for your needs. The *OPEN UPSTAIRS* overlooks the living/dinning area and features a comfortable queen-size bed and a full bath with shower. *DOWNSTAIRS* is the master bedroom with a stunning king size Versage bed and dresser with a 'Simmons Beauty Rest' mattress which has a 3 inch topper and premium linens. The bathroom has a large round Jacuzzi bathtub (enjoy!) and a separate shower. The *BACK YARD* is open for our guest from 11 am to 5 pm. Here you can enjoy the huge pool, relax on the lounge chairs and soak up in the hot tub. The Museum House is light and bright with high ceilings and blinds on windows for privacy. Since artwork is displayed on several levels and shelves, the Museum House may not suitable for children under 12 years. For liability reasons the Museum House is not suitable for parties or events.. Located in an exclusive area, the Museum House has a private entrance, 3 stories with 2 small balconies in an unbelievable location, location, location! Let's talk about what surrounds this jewel: For museum lovers and outdoor attractions: Houston's world famous museums and attractions which are in *WALKING DISTANCE*: Museum of Fine Arts Houston Contemporary Arts Museum Houston Natural Science Museum, The Cockrell Butterfly Museum IMAX Planetarium Houston's Children Museum (rated #1 in the US) Holocaust Museum Hotel ZAZA (for Sunday brunch, Happy Hour and an unforgettable dinner) Miller outdoor theater with summer performances (I'll tell you how to get free tickets, or just take a blanked, a bottle of wine, some cheese and enjoy the performance on the hill). The Menil Collection The Rothko Chapel Rice University Art Gallery The Jung Center of Houston (1 block) all in about a few feet to 1 mile radius and in easy walking distance - leave your car parked at the Museum House and enjoy what Houston has to offer on foot. Coming for Downtown business or a Convention? Downtown and the George R. Brown Convention Center is just a short 3 miles away and you can take the Light Rail (in walking distance) to several Downtown Stations. It's nice not to have parking hassle in Downtown! The Engery Corridor is only a short Freeway drive away. Want to enjoy Houston's Performing Arts? The Theater District, including the Wortham Center for Opera and Ballet, Jones Hall for our famous Symphony, Alley Theater, Hobby Theater for the Performing Arts and Music Hall for Musicals - all located in Downtown and about 3 miles from the Museum House. Want to see your sports team? Minute Maid Baseball Stadium The new MLS Soccer Stadium Houston Toyota Center Reliant Football Stadium and the home of the largest Rodeo in the World (February) all stadiums are less than 4 miles from the house and most can be reached via light rail which is walking distance. Are you coming for Medical treatment or visiting a patient? You found the ideal and perfect location: M.D. Anderson , St. Lukes, Memorial, Texas Heart institute, Texas Children Hospital and the Medical Center are all just 2 miles away and can be easily reached with light rail (only 3 stations). So, leave your car at the Museum House and don't worry about finding a spot in the labyrinth of parking garages in the Medical Center. Love to Shop? It takes you only a short 6 mile drive to the world famous Galleria and the Houston Design Center. We also have plenty of outlet stores which are a few miles away along the Freeways. Beach? In less than an hour you are in Galveston and ready to enjoy this charming Seaport. How far is it from the Airport? Intercontinental (IAH) - 23 miles, Hobby (HOU) - 12 miles Other points of interest near by: Memorial Park, Greenway Plaza, Uptown Park, Montrose Area restaurants and bars. If you arrive late, I am happy to get the groceries you need and I just leave the receipt with you.. The Museum House is in a very quiet residential setting and away from traffic in the most perfect location you can find. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Minimum age is 12 years. 4 person maximum occupancy. No unregistered guests. Thanks
Bathrooms
1 Half bath, 2 Full baths
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Meet the host
Hans R
Hosting since August 2012
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Within a day
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Reviews (6)
Flyer769697
Flyer769697
1 contribution
What an amazing stay! Walk to Hermann Park, the zoo, any of Houston’s amazing museums, the children’s museum... this house has an amazing layout and tons of character. Can’t wait to go back!
Visited November 2020
Written 2 December 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Josost
Josost
Paris, France2 contributions
Situation parfaite dans le quartier des musées. Maison très originale et décorée avec goût. Excellent accueil de Hans le propriétaire.
Visited August 2013
Written 13 September 2013. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Mannie -:- Houston
I can't find the words to express how amazing and beautiful this home is. Hans was an amazing host whom it was always a pleasure to communicate with. The location of the home is perfect being tucked away in the museum district and Rice Village area. So you get a unique part of Houston, a beautiful place to stay with stunning artwork and a wonderful host.
Visited February 2013
Written 29 March 2013. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Thank you Mani for your kind words. It was a pleasure having you and I look forward hosting you again. Hans
Written 29 March 2013. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Nicole -:- Dallas
I booked this Townhome for NBa Allstar weekend. Great location! With all the people in town and all the crazy traffic. I was able to take the streets everywhere and beat all traffic. The home is so cozy and has the best decor ever. I suggest if your looking for a nice, quiet, cozy place to stay during your stay in houston. Book this!
Visited February 2013
Written 20 February 2013. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Mary Ann -:- Cleveland
We really had a wonderful stay at the Museum House. Hans was there to great us at the arrival and the house was spectacular. The place is even more beautiful than the pictures in the listing. We used the kitchen for breakfast and the counter and dinner at the large glass table. The kitchen had everything we needed. Since the weather was cold we did not use the pool but the outdoors are really beautiful. I walked to all the museums in the area while my husband had business in downtown. Don't miss the live Butterfly Exhibit, also in walking distance. I did not know that Houston had so much to offer and we definitely would like to stay again at the Museum House when we come back to Houston. We were lucky that it was available for our dates. Mary-Ann
Visited January 2013
Written 3 February 2013. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Dolores -:- Los Angeles
I had to come to Houston for medical treatment and did not want to stay in a 'blah' hotel room where everything is always the same. . I am so happy that we choose the Museum House. It's contemporary but also warm. It's big but also cozy. Just hard to describe. We just loved to be surrounded by all the original art works and the high ceiling with all the natural light. Although it had a wonderful kitchen, we were more into discovering some wonderful restaurants in the neighborhood. Hans was very helpful with his recommendations and I enjoyed sharing my afternoon coffee with him on the terrace by the pool - Check in and checkout was easy, the place was spotless and we really appreciated the beautiful welcome basket and personal attention.. We only used the Versace Bed - and it was heaven. We promised to come back and take a swim and use the hot tub during our next stay. This place is not a cheap rental but a jewel and an experience. It's well worth it and can only highly recommend the Museum House rating: +++.
Visited September 2012
Written 24 September 2012. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
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Internet Access
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Parking
Patio
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Cable/satellite TV
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
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About the neighbourhood
For museum lovers and outdoor attractions: Houston's world famous museums and attractions which are in WALKING DISTANCE: Museum of Fine Arts (just 700 feet) Houston Contemporary Arts Museum (just around the corner) Houston Natural Science Museum, The Cockrell Butterfly Museum IMAX Planetarium Houston's Children Museum (rated #1 in the US) Holocaust Museum Hotel ZAZA (for Sunday brunch, Happy Hour and an unforgettable dinner) Miller outdoor theater with summer performances (I'll tell you how to get free tickets, or just take a blanked, a bottle of wine, some cheese and enjoy the performance on the hill). The Menil Collection The Rothko Chapel Rice University Art Gallery The Jung Center of Houston (1 block) all in about a few feet to 1 mile radius and in easy WALKING DISTANCE - leave your...
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  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 8 weeks before check-in
  • 25% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available if you cancel thereafter

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Frequently Asked Questions about Stunning Luxury Townhome walk to museums, close to med center & downtown- pool!

Stunning Luxury Townhome walk to museums, close to med center & downtown- pool! is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

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