The nearby Hampton Inn, located at 710 Crawford Street, will offer reduced rates for Alley All New Festival attendees. Single king and double queen rooms will be offered at the reduced price of $99/night from January 25-January 28, 2018. In order to make your reservation at our reduced rate, please go here. After Thursday, January 11, 2018 the hold on the rooms will be released and all other rooms will be based on availability.
The Hampton Inn is a fifteen-minute walk or a six-minute car ride from the Alley Theatre. The hotel offers a free shuttle which will drop off or pick up anywhere in the downtown area until 10:00 PM each day. The Hampton Inn also offers a complimentary hot breakfast and free wifi. For more information on parking and hotel facilities, directions, and surrounding attractions, visit the Hampton Inn website here.
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 $14-20. Trips between Bush Intercontinental Airport and downtown are estimated to cost $26-35. 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.
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
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.
It is easy to stay in downtown Houston during the Alley All New Festival without a car. The Hampton Inn is within walking distance of the theatre and near many dining options. They 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.
There are many dining options conveniently located in downtown Houston.
A map and list of select restaurants is available here.
If you have any questions, please contact contact the Box Office at 713.220.5700 or firstname.lastname@example.org.