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

Homewood Suites by Hilton Houston Near the Galleria
Homewood Suites by Hilton Houston Near the Galleria
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8.5
Excellent
2950 Sage Rd, Houston
from $92
Courtyard by Marriott Houston by the Galleria
Courtyard by Marriott Houston by the Galleria
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8.6
Excellent
2900 Sage Road, Houston
from $87
Hyatt Regency Houston Intercontinental Airport
Hyatt Regency Houston Intercontinental Airport
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8.2
Excellent
425 N Sam Houston Pkwy E, Houston
from $91
The Whitehall Houston
The Whitehall Houston
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8.4
Excellent
1700 Smith St, Houston
from $135
Holiday Inn Houston S - Nrg Area - Medical Center
Holiday Inn Houston S - Nrg Area - Medical Center
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8.0
Excellent
8111 Kirby Dr, Houston
from $109
Aloft Houston by the Galleria
Aloft Houston by the Galleria
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7.8
Good
5415 Westheimer Road, Houston
from $89
JW Marriott Houston Downtown
JW Marriott Houston Downtown
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9.1
Excellent
806 Main Street, Houston
from $179
The St. Regis Houston
The St. Regis Houston
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9.1
Excellent
1919 Briar Oaks Ln, Houston
from $205
La Quinta Inn & Suites Houston Galleria Area
La Quinta Inn & Suites Houston Galleria Area
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8.1
Excellent
1625 West Loop S, Houston
from $69
Hilton Americas - Houston
Hilton Americas - Houston
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9.0
Excellent
1600 Lamar Street, Houston
from $129
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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.