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

Houston Marriott West Loop by The Galleria
Houston Marriott West Loop by The Galleria
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8.2
Excellent
1750 West Loop South, Houston
from $109
Houston Airport Marriott at George Bush Intercontinental
Houston Airport Marriott at George Bush Intercontinental
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8.8
Excellent
18700 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Houston
from $125
Houston Marriott Medical Center/Museum District
Houston Marriott Medical Center/Museum District
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8.8
Excellent
6580 Fannin Street, (Driveway Entrance on 1730 Dryden Road), Houston
from $119
Hotel Derek
Hotel Derek
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7.8
Good
2525 West Loop South, Houston
from $109
The St. Regis Houston
The St. Regis Houston
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9.1
Excellent
1919 Briar Oaks Lane, Houston
from $205
Hilton Garden Inn Houston Galleria
Hilton Garden Inn Houston Galleria
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8.5
Excellent
3201 Sage Road, Houston
from $80
La Quinta Inn & Suites Houston Galleria Area # 963
La Quinta Inn & Suites Houston Galleria Area # 963
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8.0
Excellent
1625 West Loop South, Houston
from $69
Omni Houston Hotel Westside
Omni Houston Hotel Westside
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8.0
Excellent
13210 Katy Freeway, Houston
from $80
Hampton Inn Houston Near the Galleria
Hampton Inn Houston Near the Galleria
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8.7
Excellent
4500 Post Oak Pkwy., Houston
from $67
Holiday Inn Houston-Intercontinental Arpt
Holiday Inn Houston-Intercontinental Arpt
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7.4
Good
15222 JFK Boulevard, Houston
from $63
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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.