The Moran CITYCENTRE In Houston, formerly known as the Sorella, is a relaxing oasis in the center of Houston’s busy CITYCENTRE. Here you will find comfy guest rooms, versatile event and meeting spaces, delicious dining options, an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness center. The propery is only a few miles away from the Energy Corridor and is surrounded by high end retailers and elegant dining.
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In this review, we’ll cover our magnificent stay at one of Bayou City’s most luxurious, five-star hotels.
The Moran CITYCENTRE has an ultra modern appeal to their design characterized mostly by clean, white and shining designs. The elegant lobby featured wide windows, custom graphite-colored ceramic floors and Murano glass chandeliers. The outdoor balcony was an added bonus, creating an airy feel to the open lobby space.
All of the 244 rooms and suites at the Moran CITYCENTRE is European-inspired in design and boast floor-to-ceiling windows with panoramic views of the CITYCENTRE. Each room also comes with a clean ambiance with hardwood floors, leather-like backboards and walls sporting tasteful, simple patterns.
The Premium King Room has a custom-designed bed dressed sumptuously in Egyptian cotton linens and goose down foam pillows. The white marble bathroom was furnished with an oversized walk-in shower and indulgent Lather toiletries.
The Moran has extensive meeting and event space, including two elegant VIP boardrooms, a fireside VIP lounge that accommodates up to 50 guests and a ballroom. An outdoor pool with three curtained cabanas overlooking CITYCENTRE’s central plaza and a fitness room round out the hotel’s amenities.
Food & Drink
One of the star’s of this hotel is their amazing Italian restaurant, Radio Milano. It’s quite a large restaurant as it occupies the property’s first two floors. The street level is their Milano Bar that provides indoor and patio seating, craft cocktails, light bites and popular mixology events. However, going upstairs, you will experience the main dining room that offers farm-to-table Mediterranean fare for breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch, as well as a by-reservation high tea service.
Located on the second floor of The Moran, Fireside was a European-inspired bar by the pool where we indulged in specialty wines, cocktails and light fare.
Service was top-notch with 24-hour in-room dining, complimentary newspapers, same-day laundry service, doormen and bellmen. Free shuttles were also available within a five-mile radius.
The Moran lies in the dynamic Memorial City District, just steps from CITYCENTRE near shops, dining and entertainment. The West Houston retail area has a bustling downtown feel, particularly at night and on the weekends.
Address: 800 Sorella Court, Houston.
The Moran is a modern hotel that is situated in the heart of CITYCENTRE in Houston. It boasts European-inspired design in each room that has stunning views of the outside environment including their outdoor pool and popular Italian eatery onsite. This luxury hotel has everything you need when travelling to Houston, whether it be for business or pleasure.
Looking for a similar hotel with Southern hospitality? Consider the St. Regis with a lovely outdoor pool deck, located between River Oaks and the Galleria.