Five Valencia Hotel Group Properties Named Among the Best in the Country by U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT

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Luxury Properties in Houston, San Jose, San Antonio, and College Station Rank in the Top of Their Markets

Roy Kretschmer, VP of Operations for Valencia Hotel Group said, "We strive for exceptional locations with a lifestyle living component, putting travelers steps from an array of complementary restaurant, retail and entertainment offerings.”

Valencia Hotel Group is proud to announce that five of their hotel properties, including Hotel Alessandra, Hotel Valencia Santana Row, Hotel Valencia Riverwalk , Cavalry Court, and The George Hotel were recognized by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hotels in the USA 2020 lists as top luxury hotel offerings in their respective cities. The annual U.S. News & World Report travel rankings are based on an analysis of expert and user opinions taking into account reputation among professional travel experts, guest reviews and hotel class ratings.

Hotel Alessandra was named #3 hotel in Houston, Texas and received a gold badge signifying they are in the top 10% of ranked hotels in the USA. According to U.S. News and World Report, “Hotel Alessandra is located in the heart of Houston, near many of the city's restaurants and shops, and some of its top attractions. The hotel's 223 rooms and suites come with floor-to-ceiling windows, monogrammed robes, LED TVs, minibars, free Wi-Fi access and Nespresso coffee machines. Accommodations are decked in white, cream and gold hues, with emerald-green furniture and pillow accents. Recent travelers praised the clean and modern (albeit minimally appointed) rooms and appreciated the various luxury amenities they were able to take advantage of.”

Hotel Valencia Santana Row was named the #2 hotel in San Jose, California and recipient of the silver badge. U.S. News and World Report says, “Travelers describe this boutique hotel as cozy and romantic, and couples enjoyed bedding down in the trendy guest rooms, which are dressed in leather furnishings, custom beds and 50-inch flat-screen TVs. The free Wi-Fi access and business center make it easy to stay connected. When you're not out exploring the area or craving some alone time, visitors suggest indulging in drinks at the swanky Vbar or a meal at the on-site Cielo rooftop bar, open seasonally.”

Hotel Valencia Riverwalk was rated #6 in San Antonio, Texas as a silver badge winner. The summary as indicated by U.S. News and World Report says, “This trendy see-and-be-seen enclave on San Antonio's River Walk attracts the hippest and wealthiest lodgers. Dorrego's restaurant set the chic tone of the property, as stylish guests and locals sip impressive cocktails. The guest rooms are just as elegant: The European-style accommodations center around a cozy bed and feature deluxe amenities like flat-screen TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi, Egyptian cotton linens and private bars.”

Cavalry Court was rated the #1 in College Station, Texas and the silver badge. According to U.S. News and World Report, “Across the street from Texas A&M University's campus, the Cavalry Court sits near the center of the action in College Station, Texas. There are numerous restaurants, shops and attractions within walking distance of this boutique hotel, and both Kyle Field (home to the Texas A&M Aggies football team) and The Golf Club at Texas A&M are less than 2 miles away. However, you don't need to leave this property for entertainment, as the hotel features an on-site bar and grill with live music in the evenings Thursday through Saturday.”

The George was ranked #2 in College Station, Texas. U.S. News and World Report says, “Situated adjacent to Texas A&M University, The George serves as an oasis for those visiting College Station, Texas. Travelers from all walks of life will appreciate the 162-room property's luxurious accommodations and proximity to shopping and dining options. Each contemporary room comes equipped with a 50-inch flat-screen TV, complimentary Wi-Fi access, a coffee maker and more.”

Roy Kretschmer, VP of Operations for Valencia Hotel Group said, “Valencia Hotel Group specifically focuses on designs to create natural social gathering spaces with great food and beverage programming central to that goal. We also strive for exceptional locations with a lifestyle living component, putting travelers steps from an array of complementary restaurant, retail and entertainment offerings.”

About Valencia Hotel Group
Houston-based Valencia Hotel Group is a fully integrated hospitality company that provides management, development, branding and repositioning services for independent, full-service hotels owned by the company, in addition to third parties. Exceptional service, style and location have become brand trademarks. Earning both national and international recognition for their distinctive designs, amenities and settings, Valencia Hotel Group properties are destinations and gathering places within their respective communities, some further benefitting from and enriching their space within the cultural heart of a city. The company continues to forge a niche with hotels that anchor and add value to urban, mixed-use environments, which further support or enhance the guest experience with superior residential, restaurant, retail and office components. The Valencia Hotel Group portfolio currently includes the Valencia brands: Hotel Valencia Santana Row in San Jose, CA and Hotel Valencia Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX. In partnership with developer, Midway, include Valencia Hotel Group’s The George™ in College Station, TX and Hotel Alessandra in Houston, TX. The Court concept brands include Lone Star Court in Austin, TX, Cavalry Court in College Station, TX, Texican Court in Irving, TX and coming soon Cotton Court in Lubbock, TX. For more information, please visit

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