Robinwood Motor Lodge – Houston

7611 Katy Rd. (now Katy Freeway) – Houston TX (build date unknown; demolished 1971; also on property – Robinwood Griddle Shop; Uncle Van’s Pancake House)

 

This property is currently a Crowne Plaza Hotel, built in 1972 and was a Red Carpet Inn.

 

From Houston Magazine, June 1955:

 

At 7611 Katy Rd., on US Highway 90 (West), this AAA recommended lodge, a member of “Best Western Motels,” offers 61 beautiful units (20 just completed), plus swimming pool and wading pool . . . coffee shop . . . dining room . . . room phones with 24-hour service . . . wall-to-wall carpeting . . . Beautyrest mattresses . . . covered roomside parking . . . various connecting lounge and bedroom suites . . . tile baths . . . one day laundry and valet service . . . complete hotel service. Robinwood Lodge is of solid masonry construction and is completely air-conditioned, of course.

 

Robinwood Lodge - Houston TX

Robinwood Motor Lodge - Houston TX

Robinwood Motor Lodge - Houston TX

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