The City of Palms, McAllen, Texas is the largest city in Hidalgo County. One of the fastest-growing cities in Texas, McAllen is easily accessible via air and road. It is among the safest cities in Texas.
Being a major center of trade and commerce in the region, especially international trade, it is only natural that there has been a significant increase in visitors to the region. The hospitality industry has kept up with these changes, and a number of hotels service the area. Here is a list of some of the best hotels to stay when in McAllen, Texas.
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Casa De Palmas, Trademark Collection by Wyndham
Three miles from McAllen’s international airport and situated right in the heart of the city’s Art District, the Casa De Palmas, Trademark Collection by Wyndham is a historic hotel in the best location. The hotel is close to the University of Texas, McAllen Convention Center, Sharyland Business Park, and the Rio Grande Valley.
The structure of the hotel is gorgeous – combining historic Spanish architecture with modern conveniences. The hotel amenities include free Wi-Fi in the business center, a courtyard pool and a gym. Free parking, airport shuttle and same-day dry-cleaning are available to guests who might need these facilities.
Cambria Hotel McAllen Convention Center
Located at the entrance of the McAllen Convention Center, the Cambria Hotel McAllen is right at the heart of this bustling city. The convenience of this location allows guests easy access to dining, shopping and entertainment options throughout the city.
The Cambria Hotel McAllen also offers a free shuttle to and from the airport. This upscale hotel is designed for style and comfort and offers a number of amenities for its guests. Bathrooms are designed with spas as inspiration, oversized showers and luxe bathroom products.
WiFI is available through the hotel, and the Cambria also offers spaces with customizable layouts for business and other meetings.
Hilton Garden Inn McAllen Airport
The Hilton Garden Inn, less than 10 minutes away from the McAllen airport, offers their guests a free shuttle service to and from the airport. The hotel amenities include an outdoor pool free Wi-Fi, an in-house fitness center as well as fee access to the nearby Gold’s Gym. The Hilton Garden Inn also offers their guests a cooked to order breakfast, hot off the grill, with a seasonal menu of flatbreads. The staff at the Hilton Garden Inn McAllen Airport are known for going out of their way to accommodate guest requests and provide exemplary service every time.
Residence Inn by Marriott, McAllen
Known as the ideal hotel for an extended stay in McAllen, the Residence Inn by Marriott offers all the modern amenities that guests might need. The suites have full equipped kitchens, well lit work desks with ergonomic chairs, and sofa beds for unexpected guests. The Residence Inn by Marriott in McAllen also welcomes any pets that guests might want to bring along for a small pet fee. Guests are encouraged to avail of the easy grab-and-go complimentary hot breakfasts and grocery service.
On site amenities include a fitness center, a sports court, a hot tub and an outdoor pool.
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton McAllen
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton in McAllen is located in the Rio Grande Valley hospital area. The McAllen Convention center is four miles away and the hotel offers a shuttle service to other important areas of interest like the airport, La Plaza Mall and the Las Tiendas Shopping Center. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. Other amenities include an indoor pool, meeting rooms, a business center, and a fitness center. Free parking is available for all guests. Guests travelling on business are also assured of services like A/V equipment rental, complimentary printing services and fax services. This hotel is accessible to people with special needs, including assistive listening devices that can be made available for meetings upon request.
Wyndham Garden McAllen At La Plaza Mall
The Wyndham Garden McAllen At La Plaza Mall is the second-largest hotel in McAllen, Texas. It is located five minutes away from the international airport and offers a free shuttle between the hotel and the airport for its guests. The Wyndham Garden McAllen is right beside the La Plaza Mall and five minutes away from the McAllen Convention Center. The hotel itself is surrounded by 100-feet high palm trees that have given McAllen the name the ‘City of Palms’. There are two pools on the property, one indoor and the other outdoor, ideal for the Texas heat. Suites offer additional space and kitchen amenities, but all guests may access the free Wi-Fi and the fitness center.
Radisson Hotel McAllen Airport
The Radisson Hotel McAllen Airport offers free shuttles to the airport and to the local areas to its guests. The McAllen Convention Center and McAllen Performing Arts Center are both minutes away from the hotel and easily accessible.
The hotel has about 150 rooms and suites, and each has its own in-room refrigerator and microwave. Business Class rooms also offer bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary drink vouchers.
The Radisson Hotel McAllen has three meeting rooms that guests can use for business meetings that can accommodate between 60 – 300 attendees. Complimentary breakfast is offered to all guests at the onsite restaurant. The restaurant also has discounted drinks and complimentary appetizers during happy hour.
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham McAllen Convention Center
The La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham McAllen Convention Center is located within walking distance of the McAllen Convention Center. It also offers easy access to the La Plaza Mall and the State Farm Arena.
The La Quinta Inn & Suites are pet-friendly and offer free shuttles to the local attractions of McAllen, Texas. The amenities include free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking, and the option to check-in via mobile.
A business center and meeting room is available for guests to access for their business needs. Other amenities include a fitness center, 24-hour reception desk, an outdoor pool and a bar.
Best Western McAllen Medical Center
The Best Western McAllen Medical Center is a 100% smoke-free hotel. Located at 300 E Expressway 83 McAllen, Texas, the Best Western hotel is right by the Rio Grande Regional Hospital and 4 miles away from the McAllen Convention Center. It is also only a mile away from the International Airport.
Amenities available at this hotel include a complimentary full breakfast with hot food, a cocktail lounge and an outdoor pool. A meeting room, photocopy services and banquet facilities are available to guests who might need them. Free Wi-Fi is also present throughout the hotel and in in the rooms. Free parking is available to all guests, including guests driving trucks or RVs, but there is limited space for these vehicles.
Hampton Inn & Suites McAllen
Three miles away from the McAllen Convention Center and two miles away from the airport, the Hampton Inn & Suites is known for its spacious rooms and professional staff.
Guests are offered free hot breakfasts every day and free Wi-Fi in all of the hotel’s spaces. The amenities available to guests include an outdoor pool, a spa, a golf course, a fitness center, meeting rooms and a business center. The hotel also hosts events customized to the requirements of its guests.
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham McAllen
Located a few minutes away from the McAllen International Airport, the Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham McAllen offers both an airport shuttle and a local shuttle to its guests. These shuttles are available daily from 6AM to 11PM.
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham McAllen is an extended stay hotel, and all suites are furnished to meet all the needs that guests might have on a long stay. All guests are offered free hot breakfasts, free Wi-Fi, a business center, an outdoor pool, a barbeque area and 18 holes of mini-golf. A pantry store and a co-op laundry room are other amenities that guests of the Hawthorn Suites might find useful. The meeting rooms in the hotel can accommodate 80 seated or 120 free-floating guests. The rooms are known to be excellent, clean, and very spacious.
Drury Inn & Suites McAllen
Drury Inn & Suites McAllen is one of the best hotels in the city of McAllen for a long stay. The hotel has standard rooms and suites available to its guests. The suites are well furnished and laid out with a living room, kitchen and bedroom. Located near the McAllen International Airport, the Drury Inn & Suites McAllen has a number of amenities around the hotel. All these facilitate a comfortable long stay like the nearby supermarket and stores with wine and beer. The hotel offers its guests a free hot breakfast every day, as well as free cold drinks at happy hour.
The amenities available include free Wi-Fi, a microwave, a refrigerator, iron and ironing board and a hairdryer.
There is also a fitness center with more than adequate facilities that is accessible to all guests.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites McAllen - Medical Center Area
The Holiday inn Express & Suites McAllen is within walking distance of the La Plaza Mall. Complimentary shuttle service is offered to guests with 24-hour notice by appointment to locations within 3 miles of the hotel’s radius. The attractions nearby include the McAllen Hidalgo International Bridge, the Pharr Reynosa International Bridge, and the Anzalduas International Bridge.
The hotel is designed to feel modern, stylish and comfortable, with safety and privacy features in mind. The rooms have noise-cancelling built into the windows, which have blackout curtains and the parking lots are well-lit. All rooms are spacious and welcoming, with a lot of USB ports and LED lights. Amenities available to all guests include free Wi-Fi and wired internet access, a 24-hour fitness center and a business center. There is an onsite convenience store and hot breakfast available every day.
Super 8 by Wyndham McAllen/Downtown/La Plaza Mall
Super8 by Wyndham McAllen offers a clean, comfortable stay, located close to popular restaurants and entertainment areas. The hotel is close to the McAllen International Airport and a few minutes away from the border of Mexico. It is also close to the La Plaza Mall and McAllen Convention Center. Free breakfast at this hotel includes cinnamon rolls. Other facilities available to guests include free Wi-Fi, microwaves, refrigerators, flat-screen TVs, guest laundry and free parking. Super 8 by Wyndham McAllen is a pet-friendly hotel.
Early and mobile check-in is available to guests on request and R parking is available.
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott McAllen Airport
The Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott McAllen is close to the La Plaza Mall and the McAllen International Airport. It is known for its friendly, courteous and professional staff as well as its large and clean rooms.
Guests have access to a fitness center, a swimming pool, and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Free hot breakfast is also available to all guests staying at the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott McAllen. Guests who are interested in having dinner delivered from the local restaurant may do so. Senior citizens who are 62 years or older are eligible for a senior discount at this hotel.
Courtyard by Marriott McAllen Airport
The Courtyard by Marriott McAllen is close to the international airport and two miles away from the McAllen Convention Center. An airport shuttle service is made available to all guests at the hotel. The facilities available to guests include a 24-hour business center, a fitness center, outdoor pool, a whirlpool, and boarding pass printing service.
The Courtyard by Marriott McAllen has developed a new lobby experience for its guests. This includes spaces developed to work and lounge in and a board displaying essential news. Guests also have access to healthy food and beverage offerings throughout the day and dinner service with cocktails at night.