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ALLEY ALL NEW FESTIVAL 2022
 

Accommodations

Hampton Inn

The nearby Hampton Inn, located at 710 Crawford Street, will offer reduced rates for Alley All New Festival attendees.

Hampton Inn is offering an Alley All New Festival rate of $79/night for their Hampton hotels. Reservations must be booked by June 17th in order to receive the discount. Make your reservations here.

Staying at the Hampton Inn:

  • Fifteen-minute walk or a six-minute car ride from the Alley Theatre.
  • Free shuttle service which will drop off or pick up anywhere in the downtown area until 10:00 PM each day. 
  • Complimentary hot breakfast served daily, free Wi-Fi and refrigerator in each room.

For more information on parking and hotel facilities, directions, and surrounding attractions, visit the Hampton Inn website here.

In order to make your reservation at our reduced rate, please follow this link to Hampton InnReservations must be booked by June 17th in order to receive the discount.

The Lancaster Hotel

Across the street from the Alley Theatre is The Lancaster Hotel, located at 701 Texas Avenue.

The Lancaster will offer Alley All New Festival guests a rate of $229/per night for the weekend of June 24- 26. This rate includes complimentary breakfast, complimentary in-room snacks and high-speed Wi-Fi. Guests simply need to use the code name AANF22. Please follow this link to The Lancaster Hotel

 

Transportation to and from the Airport

Uber & Lyft

Like all other taxi services in Houston, Uber and Lyft charge a fee of $2.25 on trips that originate at Bush Intercontinental Airport and $1.25 for trips that originate at Hobby Airport. Trips between Hobby Airport and downtown are estimated to cost $18-20. Trips between Bush Intercontinental Airport and downtown are estimated to cost $25-35. Rates are subject to fluctuation based on demand.

Uber picks up passengers at Hobby Airport just outside the baggage claim doors at carousel 4. At Bush Airport you may specify your terminal and door number for your Uber driver.

Lyft allows travelers at both Bush and Hobby Airport to select a pickup zone using their app.

Create an Uber account here.
Create a Lyft account here.

Taxi

Taxis are usually available and waiting for passengers at the airport. They can also be booked ahead of time, online or by telephone. Taxis in Houston offer a flat rate for airport transit, with a small additional fee of $2.25 levied on trips that originate at Bush Intercontinental Airport, and $1.25 for trips that originate at Hobby Airport. Flat rates from Bush Intercontinental to downtown Houston are about $52-54 during the day (6AM-8PM) and $53-55 at night (8PM-6AM). Flat rates from Hobby Airport to downtown Houston are about $26-27 during the day (6AM-8PM), and $27-28 at night (8PM-6AM). Rates can vary by a few dollars depending on the taxi service.

Three popular taxi services in Houston are Yellow Cab, United Cab, and Lone Star Cab. They can be contacted by phone or online:
Yellow Cab: 713-236-1111
United Cab: 713-699-0000
Lone Star Cab: 713-444-4444

Super Shuttle

The Super Shuttle offers shared and non-stop shuttles and can be booked ahead of time. A shared round trip from Bush Intercontinental Airport or Hobby Airport to downtown will cost $20-$35. Non-stop shuttles for 1-3 cost about $60 round trip. Super Shuttle rides to and from the airport can be reserved ahead of time on their website.

Rental Car

It is easy to stay in downtown Houston during the Alley All New Festival without a car. The hotels we recommend are within walking distance of the theatre and near many dining options. The hotels also offer a complimentary shuttle service within the downtown area.

If you prefer to rent a car during your stay in Houston, there are rental options available that can be picked up near the airport:
For rental car options near George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), go here.
For rental car options near William P. Hobby Airport (HOU), go here

The majority of parking options in downtown Houston are paid parking, with an average price of $8-15 per day. The Hampton Inn offers valet parking only for $30 per day. The Lancaster Hotel offers valet parking only for $38 per day.

Additional Options

Further information about ground transportation from both Hobby Airport and Bush Intercontinental is available on the airport websites:
Hobby Airport
Bush Intercontinental

DINING

There are many places to eat in downtown Houston, so we have compiled a list of restaurants for off-site dining in between festival activities.

*Outdoor Dining Available

Near the Alley Theatre 

(starting point for all distances is the Alley Theatre)

Coffee

  • Boomtown Coffee: 800 Capitol St (located in Understory in the base of the Bank of America Tower, 5 min walk, open Friday during the day)
  • Minuti Coffee*: 909 Texas Ave (2 blocks away, closes at 5 p.m.)
  • Niko Niko’s: 301 Milam St, in Market Square (5 min walk, 10 a.m.- 9 a.m.)
  • The Italian Job: 409 Travis St, in Bravery Chef Hall (5 min walk, open all day)
  • Prelude Coffee: 609 Main St (6 min walk, open Friday until 3 p.m., closed Sat/Sun)

Food Halls

  • Understory: 800 Capitol St (5 min walk, access through the tunnels, open all day Friday/Saturday, closes at 6 p.m. Sunday)
  • Bravery Chef Hall*: 409 Travis St (6 min walk, open 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri/Sat, closes at 9 p.m. Sunday)
  • POST HTX*: 401 Franklin St, (5 min walk, open 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri/Sat, closes at 9 p.m. Sunday)
  • Underground Hall: 1010 Prairie St (7 min walk, open 11 a.m.-1 a.m. Fri/Sat, closes at 9 p.m. Sunday)
  • Finn Hall: 712 Main St (7 min walk, closes at 8 p.m. Friday, closed Sat/Sun)

Restaurants

  • Birraporetti’s: 500 Louisiana St (next door, 500 Louisiana St, open 11 a.m.-12 a.m. Fri/Sat, closes at 11 p.m. Sunday)
  • Cultivated F + B*: 701 Texas Ave (located inside the Lancaster Hotel across the street, open 6:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri/Sat, closes at 9 p.m. Sunday)
  • Sambuca*: 909 Texas Ave (3 min walk, open Friday 11 a.m.-12:30 a.m., Saturday 4 p.m.-12:30 a.m., and Sunday 11 a.m.-4 p.m.)
  • Common Bond*: 800 Capitol St (7 min walk, open Friday 7 a.m.- 9 p.m., Saturday 5-10 p.m., and closed Sunday)
  • El Big Bad*: 419 Travis St (5 min walk, open Friday 11 a.m.-2 a.m., Saturday 4 p.m.-2 a.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.)
  • Frank’s Pizza: 417 Travis St (5 min walk, open Fri/Sat 11 a.m.-3 a.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-11 p.m.)
  • Solecita*: 413 Travis St (5 min walk, open Fri/Sat 11 a.m.-9 p.m., closed Sunday)
  • Niko Niko’s*: 301 Milam St (no indoor seating, 6 min walk, open 10 a.m.-9 p.m.)
  • Barnaby’s Cafe*: 801 Congress Ave (6 min walk, open Fri/Sat11 a.m.-3 p.m., closed on Sunday)
  • Hearsay Market Square*: 218 Travis St (7 min walk, open Fri/Sat 11 a.m.-11 p.m., closes Sunday at 10 p.m.)
  • Batanga*: 908 Congress Ave (7 min walk, open Fri/Sat 11 a.m.-10 p.m., closes Sunday at 9 p.m.)

Bars

  • Cultivated F + B*: 701 Texas Ave (located inside the Lancaster Hotel across the street, 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.)
  • Lawless Spirits & Kitchen*: 909 Texas Ave (4 min walk, Fri. 4 p.m. to 2 a.m., and Sat. 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.)
  • Sambuca*: 909 Texas Ave (3 min walk, Fri. 11 a.m. to 12:30 a.m., Sat. 4 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., and Sun. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • Secret Garden*: 408 Main St (inside Bravery Chef Hall, (6 min walk, Fri. 4 p.m. to 2 a.m., Sat. 3 p.m. to 2 a.m., Sun. 2 p.m. to 11 p.m.)
  • Molly’s Pub: 509 Main St (6 min walk, 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.)

Near the Hampton Inn & Main Street

(Starting point for all distances is the Hampton Inn)

Coffee

  • Tout Suite: 2001 Commerce St #2379 (14 min walk, Fri. 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Sat./Sun. 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.)
  • Common Grounds: 1401 McKinney St (15 min walk, Fri. 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

Restaurants

  • Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse: 1510 Texas Ave (2 min walk, Fri. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Sat./Sun. 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.)
  • Potente: 1515 Texas Ave (3 min walk, Fri./Sat. 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.)
  • Osso & Kristalla*: 1515 Texas Ave (3 min walk, Fri. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Sun. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.)
  • Irma’s Original: 22 N Chenevert St (12 min walk, Fri. 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sat. 4 a.m. to 9 p.m.)
  • Irma’s Southwest*: 1475 Texas Ave (4 min walk, Fri. 1a a.m. to 10 p.m., and Sat. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.) 
  • Xochi*: 1777 Walker St (2 min walk, Fri./Sat. 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Sun. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
  • The District Bar and Grill*: 610 Main St (9 min walk, 10 a.m. to 9p.m.)
  • Flying Saucer Draught Emporium*: 705 Main St (9 min walk, 11 a.m. to 11p.m.)
  • Bovine & Barley*: 416 main St (12 min walk, Fri. 4 p.m. to 2 a.m., Sat. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m., and Sun. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.)

Bars

  • Little Dipper Bar*: 304 Main St (5 min drive, 14 min walk, 4 p.m. to 2 a.m.)
  • Captain Foxheart’s: 3018 Main St (5 min drive, 14 min walk, 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.)
  • Notsuoh*: 314 Main St (5 min drive, 13 min walk, 2 p.m. to 2 a.m.)

Around Houston

(starting point for all distances is the Alley Theatre)

Coffee

  • Common Bond*: 1706 Westheimer Rd (11 min drive, Fri./Sat. 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sun. 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.)
  • Siphon Coffee: 701 W Alabama (7 min drive, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.)

​Restaurants

  • Coltivare*: 3320 White Oak Dr (5 min drive, Fri./Sat. 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., and Sun. 5 p.m. to 9 a.m.)
  • Pho Saigon: 2808 Milam St (5 min drive, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.)
  • The Breakfast Klub: 3711 Travis St (7 min drive, Fri. 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
  • The Original Ninfa’s*: 2704 Navigation Blvd (8 min drive, Fri. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Sun. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.)
  • The Pit Room*: 1201 Richmond Ave (10 min drive, Breakfast 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Lunch/Dinner 11 a.m. to 9 a.m.)
  • Pepper Twins: 3915 Kirby Dr (11 min drive, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.)
  • Goode Company BBQ*: 5109 Kirby Dr (12 min drive, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.)

Bars

  • Little Woodrow’s*: 2306 Brazos St (5 min drive, 1p.m. to 2 a.m.)
  • Miss Carousel: 1201 Saint Emanuel St (8 min drive, Fri. 4 p.m. to 2 a.m., Sat. 12 p.m. to 2am, and Sun. 12 p.m. to 12 a.m.)
  • Better Luck Tomorrow*: 544 Yale St (6 min drive, 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.)
  • Postino Heights*: 642 Yale St (7 min drive, Fri. 11a.m. to 12 a.m., Sat. 9 a.m. to 12 a.m., Sun. 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.)
  • Montrose Cheese & Wine: 1618 Westheimer Rd (11 min drive, Fri. & Sat. 12 to 10 p.m., and Sun. 12 to 8 p.m.)
  • Anvil Bar and Refuge: 1424 Westheimer Rd (11 min drive, 4 p.m. to 2 p.m.)


If you have any questions, please contact contact Guest Services at 713.220.5700 or boxoffice@alleytheatre.org.