Welcome Rice University Visitors

Located halfway between the Galleria Mall and Downtown Houston, our hotel is ideally suited for business and leisure travelers. By day you can attend meetings and conferences, and at night you can enjoy the many shops, restaurants, and attractions around the city.

The Crowne Plaza Med Ctr-Galleria Area is 100% non-smoking and is situated on the Southwest Freeway near Greenway Plaza.

We are a short drive to The Texas Medical Center, Rice University, and the University of Houston.

Are you visiting for fun? Staying at the Crowne Plaza Med Ctr-Galleria Area means easy access to attractions such as Houston Zoo, Toyota Center, Minute Maid Park, and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

Whether you’re vacationing or attending a meeting, we’re the best place to stay near Downtown Houston. Hotel amenities you are sure to enjoy include an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and the on-site 2712 Bistro and Bar.

Amenities include:

  • 354 non-smoking guest rooms and suites
  • Handicapped accessible
  • Minimum age to check-in: 21 years old
  • Complimentary internet access in all guest rooms and common areas
  • 2712 Bistro & Bar
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Complimentary 24-hour fitness center
  • Complimentary 24-hour business center
  • Self-serve and valet laundry service available
  • Banquet and meeting space available
  • Pets permitted (fee applies)
  • Languages spoken: English, Spanish