From Intercontinental Airport (IAH): Exit Bush Airport and follow the directional signs to the 1-45/Beltway 8 Exit. Proceed onto Beltway 8 West, then exit onto I-45 South. Follow I-45 South to downtown. Exit McKinney St. and follow McKinney St. to La Branch. Turn right on La Branch. Go down 2 blocks to Dallas and turn left on Dallas. Go down 2 blocks and the hotel will be on the right.
From Hobby Airport (HOU): Exit Hobby Airport and follow the directional signs to I-45 North. Take 45 North to the downtown destinations/Scott Street split. Follow the split to the Pease Street exit and continue down to Austin St. Turn right on Austin and continue to Dallas St. Turn right onto Dallas St. and go down 3 blocks and the hotel will be on the right.
Distance from Hotel: 25 miles
Drive Time: 30 minutes
Distrance from Hotel: 12 miles
Drive Time: 15 minutes
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