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Hilton Houston Plaza/Medical Center

0.46 mi / 0.74 km from Rice University


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Guest Score: 8.4 / 10

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Houston Marriott at the Texas 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


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Guest Score: 8.4 / 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




Where To Stay

A lot of good accommodation options in the area are available and the best of them are listed below:
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Red Carpet Inn

5.44 mi from Rice University


from $38 Book Now

6161 Gulf Freeway,Houston,TX

 

Hotel with Laundry

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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Modo Inn

14.02 mi from Rice University


from $40 Book Now

1040 Freeport St,Houston,TX

 

Hotel with Free Internet Available

Guest Score: 5.7 / 10

Located 12 miles from Minute Maid Park, Modo Inn provides rooms with air conditioning in Houston. This 2-star motel offers a 24-hour front desk, room service and free WiFi. Private parking can be arranged at an extra charge. At the motel, each room is equipped with a desk, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom. Guest rooms will provide guests with a microwave. BBVA Compass Stadium - Houston Dynamo is 12 miles from Modo Inn, while Wortham Center is 12 miles away. The nearest airport is William P. Hobby Airport, 18 miles from the accommodation. more...

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Econo Lodge Houston Hobby Airport

9.77 mi from Rice University


from $40 Book Now

9000 Airport Boulevard,Houston,TX

 

Hotel with Airport Shuttle

Guest Score: 5.8 / 10

Free wired internet access, free continental breakfast and an outdoor pool and hot tub near the airport are enticing features at the value-priced Econo Lodge Houston Hobby. This two-story hotel has 40 rooms, all with comfy beds, cable TVs, microwaves and refrigerators. Plug in and enjoy free wired internet access. The hotel offers a free continental breakfast of muffins, bagels, toast, coffee and juice. Splash in the seasonal outdoor pool or soak in the hot tub. Guests can get last-minute work done in the on-site business center. Park your ride for free at the hotel`s lot. Located on Airport Boulevard, the Econo Lodge could hardly get much closer to William P. Hobby Airport (it is one and a half miles east). An airport shuttle is available for a fee. But that`s just the beginning of convenience: Space out at NASA`s Johnson Space Center where you can see what astronauts here on Earth and in space, a 20-minute drive southeast. Watch the NFL Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium, a 20-minute drive west. Minute Maid Park, home of the Houston Astros baseball team, and the adjacent George R. Brown Convention Center are a 30-minute drive north. more...

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Motel 6 Houston, TX – West

15.35 mi from Rice University


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14833 Katy Freeway ,South Houston,TX

 

Hotel with Free Internet Available

Guest Score: 5 / 10

Set in a prime location of Houston (TX), Motel 6 Houston West - Energy Corridor puts everything the city has to offer just outside your doorstep. The property features a wide range of facilities to make your stay a pleasant experience. Service-minded staff will welcome and guide you at the Motel 6 Houston West - Energy Corridor. Comfortable guestrooms ensure a good night`s sleep with some rooms featuring facilities such as air conditioning, heating, desk, telephone, satellite/cable TV. Access to the hotel`s outdoor pool will further enhance your satisfying stay. Motel 6 Houston West - Energy Corridor is an excellent choice from which to explore Houston (TX) or to simply relax and rejuvenate. more...

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HomeTowne Studios Houston -West Oaks

14.67 mi from Rice University


from $42 Book Now

2130 Highway 6 South,Houston,TX

 

Hotel with Free Internet Available

Guest Score: 6 / 10

This HomeTowne Studios Houston - West Oaks is located in Houston and especially designed for longer stays. The hotel offers free WiFi. Every kitchen at HomeTowne Studios Houston - West Oaks is equipped with a stove, microwave and a fridge. Dishes are available for purchase. The hotel also provides guests with laundry and ironing facilities upon availability and upgraded bedding with extra pillows. The room is equipped with a HD flat-screen cable TV. Free onsite parking, weekly housekeeping service and free local and long distance phone calls are offered. Attractions within close proximity to the hotel include the West Oaks Mall, the Laser Quest and the Houston Masonic Library and Museum. more...

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Mid-Range Hotels
Extended Stay America -Houston -Med. Ctr. -NRG Park -Braeswood Blvd.

1.02 mi from Rice University


from $71 Book Now

1301 S, Braeswood Blve,Houston,TX

 

Guest Score: 6.6 / 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 $70 Book Now

2330 Sw Frwy,Houston,TX

 

Guest Score: 7 / 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: 9.2 / 10

This modern Houston bed and breakfast serves a gourmet, organic breakfast and private rooms with free Wi-Fi. It is just 5 miles from downtown Houston. Each guest room at Modern B&B is furnished with a cable TV, a DVD player and an iPod docking station. Hairdryers and ironing facilities are also available. The Modern B&B Houston has a full kitchen, where guests can prepare their own meals and take advantage of the espresso bar, 24 hours a day. A fitness area and a guest office space are among the property’s other conveniences. The Galleria Mall has upscale shopping and dining, just 5 miles from the Modern. Rice University is within a 10-minute drive. more...

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Courtyard Houston-West University

1.47 mi from Rice University


from $85 Book Now

2929 Westpark Drive,Houston,TX

 

Guest Score: 8.9 / 10

Free Wi-Fi, easy freeway access and free parking equal happy guests at the non-smoking Courtyard by Marriott Houston West University. The non-smoking Courtyard by Marriott Houston West University has three floors and 100 rooms that feature cushy beds, microwaves, mini-fridges, work desks and free Wi-F. The Bistro is open for breakfast, dinner, Starbucks coffee and evening cocktails. Work out in the fitness room or on the sports court, or splash in the outdoor pool and hot tub. Parking is free. 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-NRG Park

1.48 mi from Rice University


from $159 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 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


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4001 Fannin Street 4338,Houston,TX

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

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Museum District 2001

1.19 mi from Rice University


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,Houston,TX

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

Offering free WiFi and free private parking, Museum District 2001 is located in Houston, just a 9-minute walk from Houston Museum of Natural Science. The property is 1.7 miles from Rice University and 2 miles from Texas Southern University. This air-conditioned apartment has 1 bedroom, a satellite TV, and a kitchen with a dishwasher and a microwave. Hermann Park/Rice U Station is a 15-minute walk from the apartment, while Houston Zoo is 1.3 miles away. The nearest airport is William P. Hobby Airport, 13 miles 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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Comfort Suites near Texas Medical Center -NRG Stadium

2.08 mi from Rice University


from $160 Book Now

1055 Mcnee Road,Houston,TX

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

Along with comforts including a free hot breakfast and extra-spacious accommodations, the non-smoking Comfort Suites Houston is a reliable choice and easy walk or short hop to many areas attractions. The four-floor hotel makes it easy for guests to settle in with 52 spacious rooms equipped with separate seating areas, microwaves, coffeemakers, mini-fridges, satellite TVs and free local calls. The hotel dishes out scrambled eggs, bacon or sausage, pastries, fresh fruit, yogurt and a choice of hot waffle flavors at the daily complimentary breakfast. Unwind under the waterfall in the outdoor pool or with a soak in the hot tub after visiting the business and fitness facilities. Parking is complimentary. Situated in quite a handy locale with some of the country`s most cherished restaurant chains and retail giants within a five-minute stroll, Comfort Suites is strategically positioned between Reliant Park, a 10-minute walk, and Texas Medical Center, about a five-minute ride. Rice University, Houston Zoo and the 18-hole municipal course at Hermann Park are a 10-minute drive away. George Bush Intercontinental Airport is 25 miles north, and William P. Hobby Airport is 10 miles east. 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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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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