Hotels near Rice Stadium
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Staying close to Rice Stadium is a fantastic option if you're a sports fan. Located on the Rice University Campus in Houston, TX, it's been home to the Rice Owls football team since 1950, and seats 70,000 people. Rice Stadium is one of only three University campuses to have hosted a Super Bowl competition. It's not all about sports, though. Rice Stadium has also acted as a music venue over the years to bands such as Pink Floyd, The Eagles and Elton John. 

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Rice Stadium

Ramada by Wyndham Houston Intercontinental Airport South
Ramada by Wyndham Houston Intercontinental Airport South
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6.2
Good
15350 John F Kennedy Blvd, Houston
from $52
The Lancaster Hotel
The Lancaster Hotel
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9.6
Excellent
701 Texas St, Houston
from $159
Sheraton Houston Brookhollow Hotel
Sheraton Houston Brookhollow Hotel
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8.5
Excellent
3000 North Loop W, Houston
from $74
Houston Marriott West Loop by The Galleria
Houston Marriott West Loop by The Galleria
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8.3
Excellent
1750 West Loop South, Houston
from $109
Magnolia Hotel Houston, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
Magnolia Hotel Houston, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
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8.6
Excellent
1100 Texas Avenue, Houston
from $119
The St. Regis Houston
The St. Regis Houston
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9.2
Excellent
1919 Briar Oaks Lane, Houston
from $205
Crowne Plaza Suites Houston - Near Sugar Land
Crowne Plaza Suites Houston - Near Sugar Land
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7.6
Good
9090 Southwest Freeway, Houston
from $71
Hyatt House Houston/Galleria
Hyatt House Houston/Galleria
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8.6
Excellent
3440 Sage Rd, HOUSTON
from $79
Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria
Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria
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8.9
Excellent
2222 West Loop South, Houston
from $96
Candlewood Suites Houston Medical Center
Candlewood Suites Houston Medical Center
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7.7
Good
10025 South Main Street, Houston
from $71
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Entertainment All Year Round

Inexpensive transportation can take you from the center of Houston to Rice Stadium within an hour. Opt to take theMETRORail from downtown Houston to Rice Stadium, stopping off at Fannin South station. Rice Stadium is in the Museum District, which means there are plenty of interesting things to do when you're not catching a game at the stadium. 

For visitors who want to relax in a swimming pool after a long day of sightseeing, the Wyndham Houston - Medical Center Hotel and Suites, Crowne Plaza Medical Center, and Hilton Houston Plaza / Medical Center have outdoor swimming pools, and the Best Western Plaza Hotel Houston has an indoor swimming pool. If you can't get through the day without coffee, the Houston Marriott at the Texas Medical Center has you covered with a Starbucks coffee shop inside. In terms of hotels near Rice Village, Wyndham Houston Medical Center Hotel and Suites are great options, with both offering a free shuttle bus for visitors who are looking to visit nearby attractions, shopping centers and restaurants. 

Free Parking for Customers

For customers of Rice University athletic events who arrive at the stadium by car, there's free parking at the Rice Stadium Football parking lots. There's also a drop-off at the entrance available for handicapped visitors. The parking lots open 2 hours before the game starts.

If you get hungry, there are plenty of restaurants and stands to check out. From hot dogs to cheeseburgers, chicken nuggets to nachos, you'll find all the sporting event essentials here. One of the rare features of Rice Stadium is the beer lounge, which is in the north end zone -- something you don't usually get to experience at college football games.