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Hilton Houston Plaza/medical Center

0.46 mi / 0.74 km from Rice University


Hilton Houston Plaza/medical Center
 
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Guest Score: 8.5 / 10

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Houston Marriott Medical Center/museum District

0.46 mi / 0.75 km from Rice University


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Guest Score: 8.8 / 10

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Wyndham Houston - Medical Center Hotel And Suites

0.57 mi / 0.92 km from Rice University


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Guest Score: 8.2 / 10

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Rice University

Address: 6100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005, United States


Phone: +1 713-348-0000


Website: www.rice.edu


Stadium: Rice Stadium




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A lot of good accommodation options in the area are available and the best of them are listed below:
Budget Hotels
Days Inn & Suites By Wyndham Houston North/aldine

13.4 mi from Rice University


from $36 Book Now

10137 N Freeway,Houston,TX

 

Hotel with Business Center

Guest Score: 7 / 10

Freebies like in-room Wi-Fi and a seasonal outdoor pool draw our guests to the Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Houston North/Aldine. This hotel has three floors and 85 non-smoking rooms that include flat-panel cable TVs, coffeemakers, microwaves, mini-fridges and free Wi-Fi. Enjoy a free continental breakfast before heading for the business center or the seasonal outdoor pool. Parking is free. The hotel is on I-45 North, a 20-minute drive from downtown Houston, where you`ll find the Downtown Aquarium and Houston Rockets action at the Toyota Center. Willowbrook Mall and the Sam Houston Race Park are each a 15-minute drive away. The hotel is 10 miles from Bush Intercontinental Airport and 24 miles from William P. Hobby Airport. more...

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Comfort Inn & Suites Sw Houston Sugarland

10.28 mi from Rice University


from $37 Book Now

11050 Southwest Freeway,Houston,TX

 

Hotel with Business Center

Guest Score: 8 / 10

Set in a prime location of Houston (TX), Comfort Inn & Suites puts everything the city has to offer just outside your doorstep. The property offers a wide range of amenities and perks to ensure you have a great time. Service-minded staff will welcome and guide you at Comfort Inn & Suites. Each guestroom is elegantly furnished and equipped with handy amenities. The property offers various recreational opportunities. Discover all Houston (TX) has to offer by making Comfort Inn & Suites your base. more...

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Hometowne Studios Houston - West Oaks

14.67 mi from Rice University


from $38 Book Now

2130 Highway 6,Houston,TX

 

Hotel with Free Parking

Guest Score: 6.2 / 10

Full kitchens, free Wi-Fi and proximity to the tollway make the Crossland Houston West Oaks a good choice for our guests. This hotel has two floors, 145 rooms and exterior corridors. Guests can get cooking in a full kitchen with stovetop, microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher, cookware and tableware. Pop open your laptop on a spacious work desk and surf the web with free Wi-Fi. Guests can freshen up their wardrobes in the guest laundry. Local calls and parking are free. The Crossland Houston West Oaks is two miles from the Westpark Tollway and three miles from I-10, putting the Houston area within easy reach of guests. You can take a stroll through George Bush Park, four miles away. Guests can shop `til they drop at the Galleria, Houston`s mega-mall extraordinaire, a 20-minute drive. Swing like the pros at Memorial Park Golf Course, one of the top-rated municipal golf courses in the country, a 25-minute drive. The hotel is 35 miles from George Bush Intercontinental Airport and 29 miles from William P. Hobby Airport. more...

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Red Carpet Inn

5.45 mi from Rice University


from $38 Book Now

6161 Gulf Freeway,Houston,TX

 

Hotel with Free Internet Available

Guest Score: 3.7 / 10

Featuring free Wi-Fi access, this Houston motel also has complimentary breakfast offerings. A cable TV, a microwave, and a refrigerator are provided in each guest room at Red Carpet Inn. A private bathroom with free toiletry items is also featured in each room. Guests can wash travel clothes with an on-site laundry facility. Outdoor BBQ facilities are available for preparing meals. The property offers free gated parking with security patrol for added comfort. The inn is 15.1 km from The Galleria, 8.5 km from Houston Medical Center and 10.1 km from Reliant Stadium. Hobby Airport is less than 15 minutes- drive away. more...

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Travelodge By Wyndham Houston Hobby Airport

9.59 mi from Rice University


from $40 Book Now

8850 Airport Blvd.,Houston,TX

 

Hotel with Airport Shuttle

Guest Score: 5.5 / 10

Included breakfast, Wi-Fi and airport transit make up a few of the welcome freebies guests can enjoy at the Travelodge by Wyndham Houston Hobby Airport. The three-story Travelodge by Wyndham furnishes 55 rooms with free Wi-Fi, flat-panel HDTVs, mini-fridges and tea/coffeemakers. Non-smoking rooms are available. Rise and dine each morning over complimentary continental breakfast goodies. The hotel also provides free on-site parking and 24-hour airport shuttle service. Pets are allowed for an additional fee. Off I-45, the Travelodge by Wyndham lands guests less than two miles east of William P. Hobby Airport and within a 20-minute drive of downtown Houston sites including the BBVA Compass Stadium, the George R. Brown Convention Center and Minute Made Park. Academics are within 10 miles of the University of Houston and Texas Southern University and a 25-minute drive from Rice University. Drive 22 miles southeast to stroll along the Kemah Boardwalk or tour the NASA Johnson Space Center, 16 miles away. more...

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Fairbridge Inn & Suites At Houston Medical Center

1.02 mi from Rice University


from $52 Book Now

6712 Morningside Drive,Houston,TX

 

Guest Score: 6.8 / 10

Easing life on the road with complimentary breakfast and free Wi-Fi, Rodeway Inn & Suites Medical Center is especially convenient for our guests headed to Rice University, Texas Medical Center and Houston`s westside attractions. A two-floor, exterior-corridor lodging with 33 smoking and non-smoking accommodations, Rodeway Inn & Suites is where all guests can enjoy the comfort of free Wi-Fi, refrigerators and cable TVs. Guests can start the day with a free continental breakfast buffet, and tap into the free coffee brewing any time they like. The on-site laundry facilities are a welcome, sight, too. Parking is complimentary. A five-minute drive to Rice University, Rodeway Inn & Suites puts guests equally close to the myriad of hospitals that comprise Texas Medical Center, including Baylor College of Medicine and Shriners Hospital. The hotel is one block to Holcombe, a mecca for good eateries and retail shops and the main thoroughfare to hospital central. Houston Zoo at Hermann Park is within a five-minute trip, too. William P. Hobby Airport is 10 miles from the property, while George Bush Intercontinental Airport is 23 miles away. more...

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Extended Stay America -Houston-Med Ctr-NRG Pk-Braeswood Blvd

1.02 mi from Rice University


from $81 Book Now

1301 S. Braeswood Blvd.,Houston,TX

 

Guest Score: 5.5 / 10

Full kitchens, free continental breakfast and a location near Texas Medical Center are some of the perks at the Extended Stay America-Houston-Med Ctr-NRG Pk-Braeswood Blvd. The three-story hotel has 130 rooms with comfy beds, work desks and ironing equipment. You can get cooking in the full kitchens equipped with refrigerators, stovetops and microwaves; cookware and tableware are also included. Wi-Fi is free. The hotel offers a free grab-and-go breakfast that includes a variety of breakfast bars and muffins, hot cereal, coffee, and tea, and you can work it off in the fitness center. Pets are permitted for a fee, and parking is free. This Extended Stay is a half-mile from Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world. The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle to the medical center area. The Houston Zoo and Hermann Pare are one-and-a-half miles from the hotel. You can catch professional football action with the NFL Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium, also one-and-a-half miles away. The hotel is located 14 miles from William P. Hobby Airport and 25 miles from Bush Intercontinental Airport. more...

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Extended Stay America - Houston - Med. Ctr. - Greenway Plaza

1.26 mi from Rice University


from $58 Book Now

2330 Southwest Freeway,Houston,TX

 

Guest Score: 5.1 / 10

Full kitchens, free Wi-Fi and convenient highway access make Extended Stay America - Houston - Med. Ctr. - Greenway Plaza a good stop for guests. This non-smoking hotel has three floors and 122 rooms well-equipped with spacious work desks, free Wi-Fi and full kitchens with stovetops, microwaves, refrigerators, cookware and tableware. Jumpstart your day with a free grab-and-go breakfast that includes a variety of breakfast bars and muffins, hot cereal, coffee and tea. You can copy, fax or mail important documents at the front desk and freshen up your wardrobe at the guest laundry. Local calls and parking are free, and pets are allowed for a fee. Extended Stay America is on I-59 (Southwest Freeway) about three miles from Houston`s Museum District, which has 18 museums including the Museum of Fine Arts, one of the largest in the nation. Guests can stroll leisurely through Hermann Park or walk on the wild side at Houston Zoo, both less than four miles from the hotel. Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world, is three miles away. The hotel is 14 miles from William P. Hobby Airport and 26 miles from Bush Intercontinental Airport. more...

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Modern B & B

1.41 mi from Rice University


from $99 Book Now

4003 Hazard Street,Houston,TX

 

Guest Score: 9 / 10

Clean lines and an urban feel meet warmth and comfort in the outstanding Modern B & B, where the gourmet breakfast is made with organic ingredients, espresso is always available and the neighborhood is lively and fun. Choose from eight rooms, each with a personality of welcoming minimalism, iPod docks, cable TVs and Wi-Fi access. While some rooms share a bathroom, others have private baths with jetted tubs, kitchenettes, balconies and fantastic views. Use the espresso bar in the guest kitchen for a shot of espresso any time and absolutely don`t miss the complimentary breakfast, which often consists of fresh fruit, caramel pecan rolls, smoothies and local, organic eggs. Take a cappuccino to the shaded veranda and enjoy the view of the city. Ask about borrowing DVDs from the library, using the photocopier, wedding services, conference facilities and how to work the espresso machine. Off-street parking is available and free. Guests should note that the hosts have a cat that lives on the property. Almost exactly the midpoint between downtown Houston, four miles east, and the Galleria, four-and-a-half miles west, the Modern B & B enjoys a spectacular location. Walk to the Menil Collection, a free modern art gallery, six blocks away. Rice University is less than two miles south. The George Bush Intercontinental Airport is 24 miles away. more...

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Courtyard Houston-west University

1.47 mi from Rice University


from $76 Book Now

2929 Westpark Dr,Houston,TX

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

Free Wi-Fi, easy freeway access and free parking equal happy guests at the non-smoking Courtyard by Marriott Houston West University. This hotel has three floors and 100 rooms that feature cushy king-size or double beds, microwaves, mini-fridges and work desks. You can Google away contentedly with free Wi-Fi in the room. Start and end your day at the on-site restaurant which serves yummy breakfast and delicious dinner fare. If you feel the need to stretch your arms, then head down to the on-site fitness center or the sports court to limber up. You can jump into the outdoor swimming pool or ease into the soothing hot tub. Free parking is also available. Located one block from a major freeway, the Courtyard by Marriott is two and a half miles from Rice University, a private research university in Houston. The hotel offers a free local shuttle to destinations within three miles. For outdoor fun, Hermann Park and the Houston Zoo are just three miles away. In a two-and-a-half-mile drive, you can visit the Houston Museum of Natural Science and come up close to fossils. The hotel is located 24 miles from Bush Intercontinental Airport and 14 miles from William P. Hobby Airport. An airport shuttle service is available for a fee. more...

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The Harby House

3.99 mi from Rice University


from $131 Book Now

4309 Harby St,Houston,TX

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

Boasting barbecue facilities, The Harby House offers accommodation in Houston, 1.5 km from University of Houston and 2.4 km from BBVA Compass Stadium - Houston Dynamo. Free WiFi is available in this holiday home, set 2.6 km from Texas Southern University and 2.8 km from George R. Brown Convention Center.The holiday home is equipped with 3 bedrooms, a kitchen with a dining area, and a bathroom. A flat-screen TV is offered.Toyota Center is 2.9 km from the holiday home. The nearest airport is William P. Hobby Airport, 11 km from the property. more...

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Economy Downtown Houston Apartments

3.18 mi from Rice University


from $69 Book Now

1617 Fannin Street,Houston,TX

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

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Museum District 2001

1.19 mi from Rice University


from $118 Book Now

,Houston,TX

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

Museum District 2001 is situated in the Houston Museum District district of Houston, 700 metres from Houston Museum of Natural Science and 1 km from Hermann Park/Rice U Station. Complimentary WiFi is offered throughout the property. This apartment is equipped with 1 bedroom, a living room and a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher. A flat-screen TV is featured. Houston Zoo is 1.6 km from the apartment, while Rice University is 2 km from the property. The nearest airport is William P. Hobby Airport, 14 km from Museum District 2001. more...

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Courtyard Houston-west University

1.47 mi from Rice University


from $76 Book Now

2929 Westpark Dr,Houston,TX

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

Free Wi-Fi, easy freeway access and free parking equal happy guests at the non-smoking Courtyard by Marriott Houston West University. This hotel has three floors and 100 rooms that feature cushy king-size or double beds, microwaves, mini-fridges and work desks. You can Google away contentedly with free Wi-Fi in the room. Start and end your day at the on-site restaurant which serves yummy breakfast and delicious dinner fare. If you feel the need to stretch your arms, then head down to the on-site fitness center or the sports court to limber up. You can jump into the outdoor swimming pool or ease into the soothing hot tub. Free parking is also available. Located one block from a major freeway, the Courtyard by Marriott is two and a half miles from Rice University, a private research university in Houston. The hotel offers a free local shuttle to destinations within three miles. For outdoor fun, Hermann Park and the Houston Zoo are just three miles away. In a two-and-a-half-mile drive, you can visit the Houston Museum of Natural Science and come up close to fossils. The hotel is located 24 miles from Bush Intercontinental Airport and 14 miles from William P. Hobby Airport. An airport shuttle service is available for a fee. more...

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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Houston - Memorial Park Area

6.03 mi from Rice University


from $63 Book Now

7625 Katy Freeway,Houston,TX

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

Hitting the spot with a complimentary breakfast and internet, Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Houston - Memorial Park Area makes its mark with our guests for its non-smoking accommodations and speedy I-10 access. Offering 82 rooms, this seven-floor, pet-friendly property is where guests score solid comforts that include nicely styled rooms with free high-speed internet access, triple-sheeted beds, 27-inch, flat-panel TVs, microwaves and refrigerators. Mornings are a little sweeter too, with those signature cinnamon rolls dished out at the daily hot complimentary buffet breakfast. Rain or shine, the heated indoor pool and hot tub are a hot attraction, as is the fitness center with cardio equipment for working up a healthy sweat. Thanks to help from the business center, guests don`t have to sweat it workwise. Parking is also free of charge. Conveniently located off I-10, Holiday Inn strikes a smart compromise between downtown Houston and the Energy Corridor. ExxonMobil is a 10-minute commute, while Westlake/Energy Park residents including BP America, ConocoPhillips and Citgo are a 15-minute ride. Better yet, guests are a 10-minute escape to Memorial Park, home to an 18-hole course and plenty of serenity. For high-end shopping, dining and people-watching, Galleria Mall is a 10-minute shot south. George Bush Intercontinental Airport is 25 miles north. more...

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Midtown 4023

2.5 mi from Rice University


from $94 Book Now

,Houston,TX

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

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Universities and Colleges in About Rice UniversityAbout Rice University

Rice University, offcially called William Marsh Rice University, is a private coeducational research university located in Houston, which is the seat of Harris County, situated in the US state of Texas, a city with a population estimated at a number of more than 2 200 000 inhabitants, during the 2010 census, fact which makes it the fourth-largest city in the country and the largest city in the state of Texas.

 

Rice University was established in 1891 and opened in 1912, first starting as he William Marsh Rice Institute for the Advancement of Letters, Science and Art, adopting its current name in 1960. Rice was founded several years after the murder of its namesake, the prominent Houston businessman William Marsh Rice, who made the founding possible, by leaving a $4.6 million ($111 million in current dollars) funding endowment in his will.

 

Since it first opened its doors to students, the university has constantly grown, offering today its students, which number approximately 3,500 undergraduate, 900 post-graduate, and 1,200 doctoral, 40 undergraduate degree programs, 51 masters programs, and 29 doctoral programs, through 8 schools, among which there are: The Rice University School of Architecture, The Rice University School of Humanities, The Rice University School of Social Sciences and The Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies.

 

Athletics

Rice's athletic teams are known as the Rice Owls, who compete in in NCAA Division I, as part of Conference USA, in various sports, including in baseball, in which they won the 2003 College World Series, defeating Stanford, giving Rice its only national championship in a team sport, and football, in which they qualified for their first bowl game since 1961, in 2006, ending the second-longest bowl drought in the country at the time.

 

Notable Alumni

Among the most resonant names, on the list of notable alumni, there are: Howard Hughes - former aviator, engineer, industrialist, film producer and director, Peggy Whitson - NASA astronaut, Candace Bushnell - author of Sex and the City, Steven Schafersman - President of Texas Citizens for Science, Robert Woodrow Wilson - co-discoverer of cosmic microwave background radiation and Nobel laureate, and James A. Kahle - IBM Fellow and chief architect of the POWER4 and Cell microprocessors, among many others.

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Deluxe Inn Motel from 49 $ .Located 19 km from the Galleria shopping mall, this Houston motel offers free WiFi and guest rooms with satellite TV. Each guest room at Deluxe Inn Motel comes complete with a microwave and a compact refrigerator. Featuring a shower, private bathrooms also come with a bath and a hairdryer. A 24-hour front desk is available to serve guests at Deluxe Inn Houston. The property offers free parking. The motel is 19 km from Houston Medical Center and 15 minutes` drive from NRG Stadium. George Bush Airport is 14.5 km away. more...

Deluxe Inn Motel is 11.63 mi from Rice University located on 8505 North Freeway Street in Houston Click for Directions

Hotels offering a wide selection of accommodations are located within minutes from campus.
The closest hotel near Rice University Campus is Hilton Houston Plaza/medical Center - 0.46 mi located on 6633 Travis Street Street in Houston

A heated outdoor pool and private jogging track make it easy to stay in shape while visiting the non-smoking Hilton Houston Plaza/Medical Center in the heart of Houston`s medical corridor. Whether you choose one of the 42 rooms or 141 suites in this 19-story hotel, you can get a drink from the wet bar, grab a snack from the fridge, nestle into the overstuffed armchair and enjoy an HBO movie before crawling into your signature bed with pillowtop mattress and down duvet. You`ll also have a cordless speakerphone, mp3 clock radio, work desk, coffeemaker and Wi-Fi (for a fee). Staying fit on the road is no problem here, thanks to a state-of-the-art fitness center, year-round pool and outdoor jogging track. If you`re feeling more low-key, enjoy a drink at the garden terrace that overlooks the pool. A full meal is available any time of day at the restaurant, which includes heart-healthy options and serves a daily breakfast buffet. There`s also a business center with complimentary printing and valet parking for a fee. If you`re on medical business, you`re perfectly located within a 10-minute walk of all the major Houston hospitals. Rice University is two blocks away. The Houston Zoo is a mile away, the museum district a half-mile further and downtown three miles past that. George Bush Intercontinental Airport is 24 miles from the hotel. more...
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959 Benchfield Drive,Houston,TX

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2130 Highway 6,Houston,TX

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8850 Airport Blvd.,Houston,TX



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