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Residence Inn Houston The Woodlands/Lake Front Circle
Ranked #13 of 19 Hotels in The Woodlands
Certificate of Excellence
Houston, Texas
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“They will bump you”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2011

Had reservations here 11 months in advance. Two weeks before the our reservation I called to confirm. I was told that I had been "bumped" because they had oversold the hotel and platinum members take presedence. Apparently I was not important enough. The customer service was ridiculous!! Tamera, the sales coordinator, was of absolutely no help. I will not be staying at Marriott hotels anymore.

  • Stayed May 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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5 Thank AnnFal
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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49 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2011

My stay was great but I am use to more upgrades in the rooms. The beds were comfortable and I had a king bed and it was similar to european furniture (low to the ground). Pillows were fluffed and room size was average. Recommendation for the TV to be on a swivel to turn it while in bed. Had an awesome gym so my wife could work out. Lastly the kitchen in the room was benefical to have if needed. Overall it was a great stay

  • Stayed February 2011
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank wbush3579
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New Delhi, India
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2010

This hotel is not structured in the classical sense but built more like a residential agglommoration. One almost feels like this is a (vast) personal residence, till one enters and sees the obvious giveaways. It is quite comfortable, but not plush. Bathrooms are a tad small, but each room also has a kitchenette. Probably due to high employee costs it seems to be a little under staffed, but is fairly efficient. Good if you look to keep cost down (approx USD 170); those not keen on this could opt for the nearby Marriott Waterway.

  • Stayed December 2010, travelled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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Thank babagul
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Memphis, Tennessee
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107 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2010

Everything is right in it's place like every other one of these Residence. Five things;
Quietest shower I have ever been in, ever, period. I didn't know the water was on.
The eggs here on the included buffet were better than at other stops within this brand.
The cookies were hard. Fail

The signage is the issue here. The locals have a rule so it is low to the ground, and the trees have over grown it. You can not see the hotel or the sigen from the end of its block. Hint: look for the city water tower, the hotels are under it.

last there is a second Residence one block away. So punch the address into your phone or GPS device and save yourself the trouble of getting out in the wrong hotel.

  • Stayed October 2010, travelled on business
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Fitzit
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Texas
Level Contributor
42 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2009

This is a cozy and comfortable Residence Inn. It is a little older but fine. The room was very clean and spacious. The indoor pool and hot tub were nice, although the pool was too cold. My daughter and her friend also enjoyed the small tennis and basketball court. The complimentary hot breakfast was great, plenty to choose from. The large flatscreen TV in the eating area was nice. The staff members were pleasant and helpful. The location is convenient to the mall and shops at Market Street. The only negative I encountered was the computer in the lobby needs to be replaced. The screen is tiny and the computer was extremely slow and kept having problems. Overall, this is a nice, quiet hotel that we would stay at again.

  • Stayed December 2009, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank j'smomTexas
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Additional Information about Residence Inn Houston The Woodlands/Lake Front Circle

Property: Residence Inn Houston The Woodlands/Lake Front Circle
Address: 1040 Lake Front Cir, The Woodlands, TX 77380-3235 (Formerly Residence Inn Houston The Woodlands I)
Region: United States > Texas > The Woodlands
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in The Woodlands
#9 Business Hotel in The Woodlands
Price range (per night): $154 - $290
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Houston The Woodlands/Lake Front Circle 3*
Number of rooms: 90
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Woodlands Residence Inn Lake Front the premier extended-stay hotel in The Woodlands. We are conveniently located within minutes of the esteemed Market Street and Woodlands Mall adjacent to a multitude of restaurants and night-time entertainment. Each guest receives unparalleled service and upgraded amenities including a complimentary extended hot breakfast buffet daily, evening manager's social Mon-Wed, free high speed WiFi and Mon-Fri grocery shopping. With a new look and added amenities each of our rooms is equipped with a kitchen including full size refrigerators, stove top, microwave, sink, dishwasher and all the items you will need to feel at home. Our king size beds, large well-lit work desks and over-sized couches provide the perfect space for working and relaxing. With a state-of-the-art outdoor experience and sports court, indoor pool and whirlpool, fully equipped fitness center, you can maintain your health and wellness around your work schedule. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Residence Inn Houston The Woodlands i Hotel The Woodlands
Residence Inn The Woodlands
The Woodlands Residence Inn
Residence Inn Houston The Woodlands/Lake Front Circle Texas

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