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Chinatown overview

Chinatown is unique for its live music, and known for its theater and museums. You'll appreciate the coffee and bar choices. Families will find plenty of fun at Downtown Aquarium and Houston Zoo. Make some time to see popular sights such as University of Houston and Toyota Center. A business-friendly area, Chinatown also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Chinatown

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Chinatown can comfortably accommodate all visitors. There are 597 hotels in the Chinatown area and you can shop as many as 255 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 55%.
  • • 185 2-star hotels with an average price of $51 per night
  • • 324 3-star hotels with an average price of $69 per night
  • • 61 4-star hotels with an average price of $89 per night
  • • 6 5-star hotels with an average price of $133 per night

How to get to Chinatown

Fly in to Houston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby), 7.8 mi (12.5 km) from downtown Chinatown. Houston, TX (EFD-Ellington Field) is the next closest major airport, 14.6 mi (23.5 km) away.

What to see around Chinatown

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • Toyota Center
  • • Minute Maid Park
  • • Hofheinz Pavilion
  • • Robertson Stadium
  • • Rice Stadium
Live music, museums, and theaters stand out with top cultural places to visit like:
  • • House of Blues Houston
  • • Jesse H. Jones Hall
  • • Alley Theater
  • • Wortham Center
  • • Verizon Wireless Theater
Some popular places in the area include:
  • • University of Houston
  • • Downtown Aquarium
  • • Houston Children's Museum
  • • Houston Natural Science Museum
  • • Menil Collection

When to visit Chinatown

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 77°F day, 43°F night
  • • April-June: 93°F day, 56°F night
  • • July-September: 96°F day, 66°F night
  • • October-December: 86°F day, 42°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 10.0 inches
  • • April-June: 14.3 inches
  • • July-September: 11.7 inches
  • • October-December: 13.8 inches