The nearby Lancaster Hotel and Club Quarters will offer reduced rates for Alley All New Festival attendees. Club Quarters is located at 720 Fannin Street, just a ten-minute walk from the Alley Theatre. The Lancaster Hotel is located at 701 Texas Avenue, across the street from the theatre.
Club Quarters Reservations:
In order to make your reservation at our reduced rate, please call Club Quarters’ member services at 203.905.2100 during the hours listed below and mention the code AT0209.
Rates are based on availability:
Thursday, February 9 - $109
Friday, February 10 - $96
Saturday, February 11 - $96
Sunday, February 12 - $96
Member Services hours:
Monday - Friday: 7:00 am – 11:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
After Monday, January 9, 2017 the hold on the rooms will be released and all other rooms will be based on availability at the rate of $134/night. For more information on parking and hotel facilities, directions, and surrounding attractions, visit www.clubquarters.com.
The Lancaster Hotel Reservations:
Please call Danny Seibert at 713.237.2753 and mention the Alley All New Festival to make your reservation.
Rates are based on availability:
Thursday, February 9 - $149
Friday, February 10 - $149
Saturday, February 11 - $149
Sunday, February 12 - $149
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
Uber is a convenient and slightly less expensive option than using a traditional taxi service. Uber cannot be reserved ahead of time and the wait time is likely to be longer than for taxis, which are often waiting outside the airport. Like all other taxi services in Houston, Uber does 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 increased “surge” pricing during peak travel times.
To procure a ride through Uber you must create an account on their website.
The Super Shuttle is a convenient mode of transit between the airport and your hotel. Shared and non-stop shuttles are available, 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.
Club Quarters does not offer an airport shuttle.
The Lancaster Hotel offers a town car service at a flat rate:
Bush Intercontinental Airport one-way: $65
Bush Intercontinental Airport round trip: $120
Hobby Airport one-way: $45
Hobby Airport round trip: $80
To arrange a town car with The Lancaster Hotel, call 1.800.231.0336.
It is easy to stay in downtown Houston during the Alley All New Festival without a car. Both the Club Quarters and The Lancaster Hotel are within walking distance of the theatre and near many dining options. 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.
From George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)
From William P. Hobby Airport (HOU)
Club Quarters offers onsite valet parking for $25 per day until noon on the day of checkout.
The Lancaster Hotel offers valet parking for $30 per day on weekdays and $20 per day on the weekend.
There are other paid parking options available in the downtown area, but there is very little free parking.
If you choose not to rent a car during your stay there are many options for transportation to and from the airport.
Further information about ground transportation from both Hobby Airport and Bush Intercontinental is available on the airport websites:
There are many dining options conveniently located in downtown Houston.
A map and list of select restaurants is available here.
Weekend Packages no longer available.
For questions, or to be added to the wait list for any performances currently at capacity, please contact contact the Box Office at 713.220.5700 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the News
Why Should Audiences Attend a Reading of a Play? The Alley’s All New Festival Has the Answer - February 2, 2017
Hand to God Playwright Robert Askins Returns to Houston - January 24, 2017
All New Festival Gives Houston Theater Audiences a Free Look at New Plays - January 25, 2017
Playwrights, Directors and Actors Arrive for All New Festival - January 30, 2017
To help you get excited for your visit, enjoy Houstonian Solange Knowles’s video Cranes in the Sky, filmed in Houston and at the Alley Theatre.