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Hotels in Houston near MD Anderson Cancer Center

MD Anderson Cancer Center Introduction

Founded in 1941, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is widely renowned as one of the top hospitals for cancer care in the United States, drawing more than 100,000 patients from around the world each year. It's affiliated with two nearby research-based medical schools, the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and Baylor College of Medicine. The hospital is a short drive from downtown Houston, in a lively area near the Rice University campus and the Houston Zoo. The neighborhood offers a variety of casual restaurants and fast food eateries.

Hotels near MD Anderson Cancer Center

There's a broad range of hotels near MD Anderson, with the closest ones falling in the middle and lower end of the price scale. These include mid-range hotels and simple, budget-friendly motels that offer traditional rooms, as well as some extended-stay properties featuring family-friendly suites. Many of the high-end hotels in downtown Houston have outdoor pools, roof decks, and spas. Room costs can be lower on weekdays or during the summer months when temperatures soar. Bargains may be hard to find during major events at the nearby universities, such as graduations or football games.

Where to stay near MD Anderson Cancer Center

The area immediately surrounding MD Anderson features many casual bars and restaurants, and is popular with a lively student crowd, thanks to its proximity to the Rice University and the University of Texas Health Science Center campuses. Bustling downtown Houston, offering a range of mid-range and luxury hotels, is rich in dining and nightlife options. It's also home to a number of sports and performing arts venues. The nearby Uptown neighborhood, a thriving business district, draws a mixed corporate and tourist crowd, and offers a wealth of shopping and casual dining options.

Things to see near MD Anderson Cancer Center

MD Anderson is less than a mile from both the Houston Zoo, housing over 6,000 animals, and the Rice University Campus. Lively downtown Houston is about 6 miles away, and features numerous restaurants, bars and performing arts venues, as well as the arenas of the Houston Astros baseball team and the Houston Rockets basketball team. NRG Stadium, home of the Houston Texans football team, is 2.3 miles from the hospital. Houston's Museum District, featuring the popular Museum of Fine Arts, the Children's Museum of Houston and the Holocaust Museum of Houston, is 2 miles away.

How to get to MD Anderson Cancer Center

MD Anderson Cancer Center is easy to reach from central areas of Houston, as well as other parts of the country. George Bush Intercontinental Airport is 24 miles from the hospital, while Amtrak offers train service to Houston station in downtown. The sprawling Houston metropolitan area is serviced by an extensive public transportation network, with a number of light rail stations and bus stops within walking distance of the hospital, offering access to downtown and greater Houston. There are several major highways that connect the city to surrounding parts of the state.

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