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Hotels Near Rice (For Move-In)

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  • ricemomtooricemomtoo Registered User Posts: 25 New Member
    We have also stayed at several of the hotels along Main Street. If you have a car we like the Best Western or the Holiday Inn because they both have free parking and you can easily take a small side street to Rice without having to cross/deal with Main Street. This is not a big deal at some times, but Main can be quite busy at other times.

    Also - you may want to try Priceline. Since there are so many good hotels in Houston there are good deals available. The Medical Center zone is the one close to Rice. I know that the Marriott (3*) and the Holiday Inn (2 1/2*) have been available through Priceline. I used Priceline last fall when we took my daughter back to Rice, and we got a 4* hotel in the Galleria zone for $46. I couldn't decide between a nicer hotel or being close - if I do it again I think I'd opt for Medical Center.
  • solar2005solar2005 Registered User Posts: 5 New Member
    I'd suggest looking at the SpringHill Suites (by Marriott) down on Old Spanish Trail. It's not far from campus (about 5 minutes) and the Rice rate was only 75, I think. Pretty good deal if you plan on buying a lot of stuff and want the extra space that the suite gives you. I stayed there last year for move-in and it worked well for us.
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