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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: 8.3 / 10

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Houston Marriott Medical Center/museum District

0.46 mi / 0.75 km from Rice University


Houston Marriott Medical Center/museum District
 
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Guest Score: 8.7 / 10

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Wyndham Houston - Medical Center Hotel And Suites

0.57 mi / 0.92 km from Rice University


Wyndham Houston - Medical Center Hotel And Suites
 
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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:
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Crossland Houston-northwest

11.65 mi from Rice University


from $33 Book Now

5959 Guhn Road,Houston,TX

 

Hotel with Free Internet Available

Guest Score: 3.2 / 10

Offering complimentary parking, a convenient location and in-room kitchenettes, Crossland Houston - Northwest is just what our guests need. A three-floor, exterior-corridor property, Crossland offers 145 spacious studio suites that feature kitchenettes complete with two-burner stovetops, microwaves, mini-fridges, sinks, coffeemakers, pots, plates and essential utensils. Non-smoking rooms are available by request. The hotel hooks guests up with free Wi-Fi. Guest laundry facilities are on-site to make packing light a lot easier, and parking is free of charge. Right off Highway 290 in Houston`s bustling northwest burbs, Crossland is located directly across the road from a handy shopping center with plenty of stores and restaurants. Speaking of restaurants, the headquarters for Pappas Restaurants, Inc. is situated directly next door, too. Other high-profile companies include Hewlett-Packard, a 20-minute commute north. Pleasant diversions include Bear Creek Park/Bear Creek Golf World, one of the country`s be more...

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Intown Suites - Houston 290 Fairbanks

12.02 mi from Rice University


from $34 Book Now

14041 Nw Freeway,Houston,TX

 

Hotel with Free Parking

Guest Score: 6.6 / 10

InTown Suites - Houston 290 Fairbanks features air-conditioned rooms with cable flat-screen TV in Houston. The property is around 9 km from CityCentre, 12 km from Houston Arboretum and Nature Center and 13 km from Memorial Park. The property is 14 km from The Galleria and 15 km from the Williams Water Wall.Certain rooms here will provide you with a kitchenette. The kitchenette is complete with a refrigerator and microwave. All guest rooms will provide guests with a private bathroom with a shower.Lakewood Church Central Campus is 16 km from the hotel. George Bush Intercontinental Airport is 22 km away. more...

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Crossland Houston West Oaks

14.67 mi from Rice University


from $35 Book Now

2130 South 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. Hob more...

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Intown Suites Houston West

17.37 mi from Rice University


from $36 Book Now

5055 Highway 6 North,Houston,TX

 

Hotel with Free Parking

Guest Score: 7.1 / 10

Located within 12 km of CityCentre and 21 km of Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, InTown Suites Houston West provides rooms with air conditioning and a private bathroom in Houston. The property is set 22 km from The Galleria and 22 km from Memorial Park. The property is 22 km from Water Wall and 24 km from Lakewood Church Central Campus.At the hotel, the rooms include a desk and a flat-screen TV. Certain rooms come with a kitchen with a microwave. All units will provide guests with a fridge.Buffalo Bayou Park is 27 km from InTown Suites Houston West, while Rice Stadium is 27 km from the property. George Bush Intercontinental Airport is 33 km away. more...

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Intown Suites West Oaks

14.61 mi from Rice University


from $37 Book Now

3000 Highway 6 South,Houston,TX

 

Hotel with Free Parking

Guest Score: 6.7 / 10

InTown Suites West Oaks is situated in Houston, 10 km from CityCentre. The property is set 18 km from The Galleria, 18 km from Water Wall and 19 km from Houston Arboretum and Nature Center. The property is 20 km from Memorial Park.The units in the hotel are fitted with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels.Lakewood Church Central Campus is 20 km from InTown Suites West Oaks, while Rice Stadium is 23 km away. The nearest airport is William P. Hobby Airport, 37 km from the property. more...

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Mid-Range Hotels
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: 7.1 / 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 lo 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: 5.3 / 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 cent more...

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Modern B & B

1.41 mi from Rice University


from $125 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 more...

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Courtyard Houston-west University

1.47 mi from Rice University


from $85 Book Now

2929 Westpark Dr,Houston,TX

 

Guest Score: 8.7 / 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 more...

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Hampton Inn & Suites Houston Medical Center - Reliant Park

1.48 mi from Rice University


from $93 Book Now

1715 Old Spanish Trail,Houston,TX

 

Guest Score: 8.4 / 10

Free wired internet access, free hot breakfast, outdoor pool and free parking are a few reasons our guests dig Hampton Inn & Suites Houston Medical Center/Reliant Park. This five-story hotel has 120 rooms, all with plush signature bedding, microwaves, mini-fridges and cable TVs. Plug in with free wired internet access. Enjoy a hot breakfast of eggs, sausage, hash browns and more at the free hot breakfast or just grab a breakfast bag (water, fruit, muffin and cereal bar) to go. Guests can work in the business center or work out in the fitness center. Dive right into the seasonal outdoor pool. Free parking is available as well. Located on Old Spanish Trail near Reliant Park, the hotel is 25 minutes northwest of William P. Hobby Airport and 35 miles south of Bush Intercontinental Airport. Catch football action at Reliant Stadium, the home of the NFL Houston Texans (one mile to the south). The Museum District and its 11 different museums are a 20-minute ride north on the Metro Light Rail that runs through the cen more...

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Super 8 By Wyndham Houston/dtwn/i-610

8.84 mi from Rice University


from $56 Book Now

5550 Homestead Road,Houston,TX

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

Free internet access, free continental breakfast, free parking and a sparkling outdoor pool all provide a super value for our guests at Super 8 Houston/Downtown/I-610. This two-story hotel has 50 rooms with comfy beds, mini-fridges, coffeemakers and cable TVs. Plug into free wired internet access and stay in touch. A free continental breakfast is available for early-morning munching. Head over to the outdoor pool (open seasonally) for fun in the sun. Parking is free. Super 8 Houston/Downtown/I-610 is just a 15-minute drive to downtown Houston. Downtown Houston has a number of attractions, including the Downtown Aquarium, Minute Maid Park (home of the Houston Astros baseball team) and Toyota Center (home of the Houston Rockets basketball team). The hotel is located 13 miles from William P. Hobby Airport and 18 miles from George Bush Intercontinental Airport. 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.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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Greenway At Montrose

1.75 mi from Rice University


from $82 Book Now

3115 Norfolk Street,Houston,TX

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

Located in Houston, within 1 km of Lakewood Church Central Campus and 2.3 km of Rice Stadium, Greenway at Montrose offers accommodation with free WiFi, air conditioning and a fitness centre. This apartment provides barbecue facilities.Offering direct access to a balcony, this apartment comes with 1 separate bedroom. The kitchen is equipped with a dishwasher and an oven.The apartment offers an outdoor pool.Rice University is 2.6 km from Greenway at Montrose, while Hermann Park/Rice U Station is 3.2 km from the property. The nearest airport is William P. Hobby Airport, 17 km from the accommodation. more...

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Royal Corporate Housing

4.34 mi from Rice University


from $275 Book Now

1750 Sky Lark Lane,Houston,TX

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

Situated in Houston, 1.1 km from The Galleria, Royal Corporate Housing features accommodation with free WiFi, air conditioning and access to a garden with an outdoor swimming pool. The accommodation has a hot tub.All units come with a living room, a seating area with a sofa, a TV, a fully equipped kitchen with a dining table and a private bathroom with shower. A dishwasher is also featured, as well as a coffee machine and a kettle.At the apartment guests are welcome to take advantage of a fitness room. Guests can also take advantage of the business centre and an ATM machine.This property offers BBQ facilities.Water Wall is a 16-minute walk from Royal Corporate Housing, while Houston Arboretum and Nature Center is 2.5 km away. The nearest airport is William P. Hobby Airport, 21 km from the property. more...

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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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Super 7 Inn Houston - Jersey Village from 45 $ .This Houston motel is 1 mile from Jersey Meadows Golf Course and 15 minute`s drive from The Galleria Mall. It features an outdoor pool and rooms with cable TV.A work desk and a telephone with free local calls are standard in every modern room at the Motel 6 Houston - Jersey Village. All rooms include an en suite bathroom, wood-effect flooring and access to Wi-Fi internet.Free coffee is served each morning in the lobby at the Jersey Village Motel 6. A launderette is also available on site.George Bush Intercontinental Airport is 30 minute`s from the motel. Sam Houston Race Park is 7 miles away. more...

Super 7 Inn Houston - Jersey Village is 15.54 mi from Rice University located on 16884 Northwest 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 more...
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BenchfieldPet Friendly Hotels Near Rice University

959 Benchfield Drive,Houston,TX

Crossland Houston-northwestPet Friendly Hotels Near Rice University

5959 Guhn Road,Houston,TX

Crossland Houston West OaksPet Friendly Hotels Near Rice University

2130 South Highway 6,Houston,TX



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