The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas is one of the most prominent cancer centers in the world. MD Anderson is centrally located in Houston and there are a variety of lodging options to consider. Visitors can also ask for the medical rate to receive a discount at select hotels according to MD Anderson.
Houston Marriott at the Texas Medical Center
6580 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77030, (713) 796-0080
The Houston Marriott is conveniently connected to the Texas Medical Center with a skyway. Rooms come with comfortable double beds, a nice TV channel selection and a spacious work space. The hotel’s free shuttle will take guests anywhere within a two mile radius and it comes in handy because the hotel’s parking garage charges a fee.
Hilton Houston Plaza Medical Center
6633 Travis Street, Houston, TX 77030, (713) 313-4000
Most of the rooms at this hotel are suites or studios. The suites have two full bedrooms and two bathrooms and the studios are 650 square feet according to the Hilton. All rooms have mp3 playing alarm clocks and come with gourmet coffee. The hotel is also 25 miles away from the George Bush International Airport. The Hilton Houston Plaza Medical Center also has a free shuttle available at 7 a.m. by request.
Best Western Plaza Hotel and Suites at Medical Center
6700 Main Street, Houston, TX 77030, (713) 522-2811
The Best Western Plaza Hotel is an affordable option that is centrally located to many Houston attractions. The Metro Light Rail is only a block away and the Houston Zoo, Natural Science Museum and Miller Outdoor Theatre are only a mile away. Best Western Plaza also offers a free shuttle to the hospital and internet is complimentary. Additional amenities include a fitness center, self service laundry facilities and free breakfast.
Holiday Inn Houston Medical Center
6800 Main Street, Houston, TX 77030, (713) 528-7744
The staff at this Holiday Inn is very attentive to Medical Center patients and their needs. The location is close to MD Anderson and the Metro Light Rail is two blocks away. The hotel has guest rooms and suites with kitchenettes. Holiday Inn has laundry facilities, free parking and a free Medical Center shuttle. Room service is available from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. or guests can dine at the Main Street Bar and Grill.
Crowne Plaza Hotel Houston Downtown
1700 Smith Street, Houston, TX 77002, (713) 739-8800
Guests who need to take care of business while staying in Houston should consider the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Their 24 hour business center makes it easy to get work done. This hotel is about 4 miles away from MD Anderson, but the Tempur-Pedic mattresses and the relaxing décor make up for the distance. More importantly, Crowne Plaza has extended stay options available for guests.
Guide to MD Anderson, “Lodging Information,” MDAnderson.org