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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: 6.7 / 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: 8.5 / 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: 8.3 / 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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If you're visiting Rice University, there are plenty of nearby accommodations. All hotels listed below are within an easy drive off the campus:
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Econo Lodge Houston

10.1 mi from Rice University


from $32 Book Now

828 Mercury Drive,Houston,TX

 

Hotel with Business Center

Guest Score: 5.9 / 10

Freeway access, comfy accommodations and free parking are three reasons our guests like the Econo Lodge Houston. This six-story Econo Lodge has 90 rooms complete with comfy beds and cable TV. In the evening, they can wind down while sipping beer and wine at the complimentary Manager`s Reception, which takes place Monday through Thursday. An on-site business center enables work horses to put in some extra hours, while the fitness facility provides exercise advocates a place to work out. Water lovers dive headfirst into the seasonal outdoor pool. High-speed internet access is available. The hotel is seven miles east of downtown Houston. The area offers many attractions for guests including Minute Maid Park, home of the Houston Astros baseball team, George R. Brown Convention Center and the Toyota Center, home of the Houston Rockets basketball team. The hotel is 11 miles from William P. Hobby Airport and 22 miles from Bush Intercontinental Airport. 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 No Smoking Rooms/Facilities

Guest Score: 6.4 / 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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Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Houston/Northwest Brookhollow

9.52 mi from Rice University


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12170 Northwest Freeway,Houston,TX

 

Hotel with Business Center

Guest Score: 7.5 / 10

Freebies like breakfast and Wi-Fi access are among the attractions at the non-smoking Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Houston/Northwest Brookhollow. This two-story hotel has 45 non-smoking rooms with free Wi-Fi, cable TVs with HBO, microwaves, mini-fridges and coffeemakers. Take advantage of the free deluxe continental breakfast with waffles before heading to the business center. There`s also a coin laundry and free parking on-site. Americas Best Value Inn & Suites is on the Northwest Freeway, a 17-minute drive from the dining and entertainment options of downtown Houston. Cheer on the Astros at Minute Maid Park, three miles away, or travel seven miles to do some shopping at Memorial City Mall. Space Center Houston is 38 miles away. It`s 23 miles to Houston Hobby Airport and 27 miles to George Bush Intercontinental Airport. more...

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Days Inn & Suites By Wyndham Houston North/Aldine

13.4 mi from Rice University


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10137 N Freeway,Houston,TX

 

Hotel with Business Center

Guest Score: 3 / 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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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: 4.8 / 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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Extended Stay America -Houston-Med Ctr-NRG Pk-Braeswood Blvd

1.02 mi from Rice University


from $72 Book Now

1301 S. Braeswood Blvd.,Houston,TX

 

Guest Score: 3.7 / 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 $63 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 $125 Book Now

4003 Hazard Street,Houston,TX

 

Guest Score: 9.1 / 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 $94 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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Hampton Inn & Suites Houston Medical Center - Reliant Park

1.48 mi from Rice University


from $116 Book Now

1715 Old Spanish Trail,Houston,TX

 

Guest Score: 8.6 / 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 center of Houston. more...

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The Harby House

3.99 mi from Rice University


from $146 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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Ventana At Midtown

1.87 mi from Rice University


from $90 Book Now

4001 Fannin Street 4338,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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Spacious Luxury Condo

1.57 mi from Rice University


from $120 Book Now

7575 Kirby Drive #3205,Houston,TX

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

Featuring an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness centre, and a garden, Spacious Luxury Condo offers accommodation in Houston with access to free WiFi and pool views. The apartment is 1.7 km from NRG Stadium. Spacious Luxury Condo has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, a well-equipped kitchen, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, and a spa bath. The accommodation offers a terrace. NRG Park is 1.8 km from Spacious Luxury Condo, while Rice Stadium is 2.1 km away. The nearest airport is William P. Hobby Airport, 15 km from the property. more...

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Courtyard Houston-west University

1.47 mi from Rice University


from $94 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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Camden 815

1.65 mi from Rice University


from $175 Book Now

7171 Buffalo Speedway 815,Houston,TX

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

Situated in Houston, Camden 815 offers an outdoor pool and sun terrace. Rice Stadium is 2.1 km from the property. Free WiFi is provided . The accommodation features a flat-screen TV. Some units include a balcony and/or patio with lake views. There is also a dining area and a kitchen fitted with a dishwasher and oven. A microwave and coffee machine are also offered. Each unit has a private bathroom with free toiletries. Towels are featured. Camden 815 also includes a fitness centre. Rice University is 2.5 km from Camden 815, while NRG Stadium is 2.5 km away. The nearest airport is William P. Hobby Airport, 16 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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Area Hotels & Motels

Days Inn Sugarland/stafford from 45 $ .Buffet breakfast, free Wi-Fi and free parking off the freeway are perks of the Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Stafford/Sugar Land/SW Houston. TVs with cable channels and DVD players top the list of in-room amenities at the two-story Days Inn & Suites. The 64 traditionally decorated rooms make ideal remote offices, with spacious work desks, coffeemakers and free Wi-Fi connections. A buffet breakfast, including baked goods, fresh fruit and plenty of piping hot coffee, is served every morning. An on-site fitness room helps you stick to your workout regimen. The guest laundry is a plus for on-the-go travelers. This is a pet-friendly lodging, and there`s a nightly fee for your furry friends. Parking is free. Just off the Southwest Freeway, the Days Inn & Suites has quick access to the region`s ribbon of interstate highways. Shopaholics, take note: the hotel is less than a mile from the popular Fountains Shopping Center. The Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land, a favorite with families, is six miles southwest. George Bush Intercontinental Airport is 37 miles northeast. more...

Days Inn Sugarland/stafford is 12.27 mi from Rice University located on 4630 Techniplex Drive Street in Stafford Click for Directions

The closest accommodation 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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2130 Highway 6,Houston,TX

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8850 Airport Blvd.,Houston,TX



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