Great Gay Honeymoon Hotels in Austin, Galveston, and Houston
3 sumptuous Texas suites: Archer Austin, Hotel Icon in Houston, and Tremont House in Galveston
The Vibe: Invite your closest friends to celebrate your big day on the spacious roof terrace of the hotel’s 1,000-square-foot, tri-level Penthouse Suite (from $1,299), which is on the 12th floor of the 1911 former Union National Bank building. The covered terrace with lounge chairs leads to an entertainment room with a full bar, from which a staircase descends to the elegant bedroom and bath with an antique clawfoot tub and period-style furnishings.
Favorite Features: Walk-in rain shower, Acca Kappa bath products, sweeping views of downtown Houston, superb mod-Tex dining in Line & Lariat restaurant.
The Vibe: Anchoring the swanky Domain retail-residential village, Archer Austin boasts a nifty pool terrace and scene-y restaurant. The 520-square-foot Archer King Balcony Suite (from $314) has floor-to-ceiling photo murals of wild mustangs, and romantic freestanding oval soaking tubs.
Favorite Features: Balcony with limestone fireplace, Frette robes, Malin+Goetz soap.
The Vibe: With its ornate 15-foot vaulted ceilings and antique-tile bathrooms, the 850-square-foot Belmont Suite (from $389) captures Galveston’s gracious Victorian charm and offers plenty of space for pre- or post-wedding entertaining.
Favorite Features: Separate dining–sitting area with powder room, soaring windows overlooking The Strand Historic District.
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