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Awards and Accolades

Recognized By The Best ...

  • 2014 Conde Nast Gold List of Hotels
  • 2013 Conde Nast Readers' Choice "Top 15 Hotels in Texas"
  • A Member of Leading Hotels of the World
  • Virtuoso Hotels and Resorts
  • Forbes Four Star 2014
  • Forbes Four Star 2011 
  • Ospitalita Italiana 2011
  • Open Table's Diner's Choice Winners - Best Ambiance, Best Service, Best Italian
  • Houston Press Best Risotto 2009 
  • Fodor's Choice 2008
  • Houston Press Best Italian Restaurant 2008-2010
  • 2007 Audience Winner - Luxury Hotel
  • 2007 Editorial Winner - Business Hotel
  • Houston Press Best Business Hotel 2007
  • Connoisseur's Choice 2007
  • Houston Press Best Luxury & Boutique Hotel 2007

Notables and Accolades

Houston Woman Magazine

"An artful blend of elegance and comfort characterizes Granduca, a haven for one night or forever."

Jewish Herald-Voice

"If you enjoy a small, intimate setting with outstanding food and service, you must try the new Ristorante Cavour in the Hotel Granduca." Read the full article.

Houston Intown

"Conveniently located with direct access to the West Loop 610 Freeway, connecting with Houston's airports, downtown or the Texas Medical Center is easily accomplished within minutes from the front door of Granduca."

Hotel & Motel Management

"Catering to international travelers, businessmen, visitors to the Texas Medical Center, VIP guests and area residents in need of a temporary home, Hotel Granduca is filling a niche of providing old- World care and security to a new world short of both."

Houston Business Journal

"The building's architecture replicates that of Tuscany, Italy and is designed to be as opulent as a palace for Italian royalty."

Continental Airlines

"With both a meeting facility and a complete business center, this palace can double as home and office."


"The staff is uncommonly helpful, from the housekeepers preparing iced towels by the pool to the manager on duty, who is only too eager to procure earphones for the fitness-room audio equipment instantly."

Texas Journey

"Explore burgeoning Uptown Park, the European-style shopping and entertainment plaza across the street."Business Traveler
"Guestroom technology includes high-speed Internet (plus hotel-wide wireless), caller-ID phones with voicemail and plasma HDTVs with complimentary cable."


"Si buscas una experiencia diferente para hospedarte en Houston, sin duda Granduca es lo que necesitas.

(Translation - "If you are looking for a different hospitality experience in Houston, visit Hotel Granduca." )


"El Hotel Granduca es considerado un oasis de calma y tranquilidad ubicado en pleno carazon del area de Galleria/Uptown."

(Translation - "Hotel Granduca is an oasis of calm and tranquility in the heart of the Galleria/Uptown area." )


"Para sentirse parte de la realeza dormir en un lujoso palacio, hospedese en el Granduca."

Translation - Feel like royalty in a luxurious palace when you stay at Hotel Granduca.