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

The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton
The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton
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8.8
Excellent
1117 Prairie St, Houston
from $119
The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa
The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa
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9.2
Excellent
111 N Post Oak Ln, Houston
from $174
Sheraton Houston Brookhollow Hotel
Sheraton Houston Brookhollow Hotel
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8.2
Excellent
3000 North Loop West Frwy, Houston
from $89
Sheraton Suites Houston Near The Galleria
Sheraton Suites Houston Near The Galleria
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8.2
Excellent
2400 West Loop S, Houston
from $93
DoubleTree by Hilton Houston Intercontinental Airport
DoubleTree by Hilton Houston Intercontinental Airport
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8.4
Excellent
15747 John F Kennedy Blvd, Houston
from $94
Embassy Suites Houston Downtown
Embassy Suites Houston Downtown
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9.0
Excellent
1515 Dallas St, Houston
from $134
Houston Marriott West Loop by The Galleria
Houston Marriott West Loop by The Galleria
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8.2
Excellent
1750 West Loop S, Houston
from $109
Hyatt Regency Houston
Hyatt Regency Houston
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8.9
Excellent
1200 Louisiana St, Houston
from $99
Courtyard by Marriott Houston Medical Center
Courtyard by Marriott Houston Medical Center
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8.7
Excellent
Houston Medical Center 7702 Main Street, Houston
from $89
Residence Inn by Marriott Houston West University
Residence Inn by Marriott Houston West University
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8.4
Excellent
2939 Westpark Dr, Houston
from $89
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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.