BEST WESTERN Plaza Hotel & Suites at Medical Center

6700 S Main Street, Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 713/522-2811   |   Fax: 713/522-2607   |   125 Rooms
Check Out Time: 12:00 PM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

This Houston hotel has an excellent location for your next business, leisure, or medical stay. We are conveniently located at the heart of the renowned Texas Medical Center, within a short drive to downtown Houston and the Houston Galleria Mall.

We are located walking distance to Baylor Clinic, Methodist Hospital, and Texas Children's Hospital. We are also very near to the M.D. Anderson Hospital, Memorial Herman, Ben Taub, VA Hospital, St. Luke's Hospital, and many more. We offer a free hotel shuttle to and from area hospitals. Please check with the hotel for shuttle hours.

We are located just blocks away from Rice University, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Woman's University, and University of Texas Medical Branch.

Even if you are visiting the city for just one weekend, we should be your hotel of choice. Within a block from the hotel, you will find the Houston Metro Light Rail station. Guests can use the rail as a convenient and inexpensive method of transportation from the hotel to many area attractions like the Museum District, Holocaust Museum, Houston Zoo, downtown Houston, downtown Macy's, Reliant Stadium, Reliant Center, and much more.

Every well-appointed spacious guest room features a microwave, mini-refrigerator, cable television with HBO®, complimentary high-speed Internet and complimentary local calls.

Remember to join us every morning at the breakfast room to try our free full hot deluxe breakfast. Other hotel amenities include an indoor pool, spa, fitness center, business center, and a self-service guest laundry room.

The staff at the BEST WESTERN Plaza Hotel & Suites at Medical Center is ready to make your next stay a happy and enjoyable one.

We are a 100% non-smoking hotel.

 

Hotel Amenities & Services

  • 100% non-smoking property
  • Complimentary full hot breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice and coffee
  • Indoor pool
  • Spa, indoor
  • Exercise facility
  • Gift shop or Newsstand
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual staff
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Elevator
  • Guest laundry
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Late check out
  • Safe deposit box
  • Free parking
  • Meeting facilities
  • Business center
  • Equipment rental
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • Free wireless Internet available in public areas; All guest rooms are hardwired for Internet access
  • Interior corridor
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Wheelchairs available

BEST WESTERN Plaza Hotel & Suites at Medical Center

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Conveniently located, the best western plaza hotel & suites at medical center in Houston, Texas is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 29.708185  /  Latitude: -95.403725

 

Driving Directions to Hotel

 

From: The north. Take Interstate 45 and connect to Interstate 59 South near downtown Houston. Follow Interstate 59 to Highway 288 South. Exit 288 South at McGregor Street. Take a right on McGregor Street and follow it to Main Street. Take a left on Main. Follow Main one mile to the BEST WESTERN Plaza Hotel & Suites at Medical Center will be on the right.

From: The south. Follow Interstate 45 North to the south loop of Interstate 610. Go west on the south loop of Interstate 610. Follow Interstate 610 to Main Street Exit. Go right on Main Street. Follow Main Street two miles until you pass Holcombe. The BEST WESTERN Plaza Hotel & Suites at Medical Center will be on the left side just past Holcombe.

From: The east. Follow Interstate 10 to the east loop of Interstate 610. Take Interstate 610 South. Follow Interstate 610 South until you have to go west. Follow Interstate 610 West to the Main Street Exit. Exit at Main Street and turn right onto Main Street. Follow Main Street two miles until you pass Holcombe. The BEST WESTERN Plaza Hotel & Suites at Medical Center will be on the left side of Main Street after you pass Holcombe.

From: The west. Follow Interstate 10 to the west loop of Interstate 610. Go south on Interstate 610. Follow Interstate 610 South to the Bellaire Exit. Exit on Bellaire and take a left. Bellaire turns into Holcombe. Follow Holcombe to Main Street and take a left. The BEST WESTERN Plaza Hotel & Suites at Medical Center will be on the left hand side of Main Street.

From: George Bush Airport (IAH). Follow the signs toward Interstate 59. Take Interstate 59 South to Highway 288 South. Exit 288 South at Holcombe Boulevard. Take a right on Holcombe and follow it to Main Street. Take a right on Main Street. The BEST WESTERN Plaza Hotel & Suites at Medical Center will be on the left.

From: Hobby Airport (HOU). Follow the signs toward Interstate 45. Take Interstate 45 North to the south loop of Interstate 610. Take Interstate 610 West. Follow Interstate 610 to Main Street Exit. Go right on Main Street. Follow Main Street two miles until you pass Holcombe. The BEST WESTERN Plaza Hotel & Suites at Medical Center will be on the left side just past Holcombe.

BEST WESTERN Plaza Hotel & Suites at Medical Center

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary

The Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary is located on the Bolivar Peninsula in the Galveston Bay. The sanctuary is comprised of salt marshes, mudflats, uplands and beaches. Thousands of wading birds, wintering shorebirds, including endangered Piping Plovers and threatened Snowy Plovers live in the sanctuary. Bird watchers from across the globe visit this Houston sanctuary each year.

The mudflats, near the mouth of the Galveston Bay, were formed by the sediments in the North Jetty that have built up since the 1800s. Invertebrates live in the mudflats and are joined by the shellfish and marine organisms living in the adjacent salt marshes. Visitors love to catch the blue crabs, flounder and trout that live along the Peninsula. Stay close to the sanctuary, in a comfortable Best Western guest room and enjoy your time in beautiful Houston.

Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo

Known as the Show With a Heart, the three-week Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo is held each March at Reliant Park. Said to be the largest live entertainment and livestock exhibition in the world, Houston's HLSR features major rodeo events – also known as RodeoHouston – livestock shows, massive concerts, food, games, and shopping.

Established in 1931, HLSR now draws more than 2.5 million attendees, and requires the assistance of over 28,000 volunteers from the Houston metro area. Other events include the Star Trail of Fame, the World’s Championship Bar-B-Que, and Rodeo Uncorked!

Minute Maid Park

Opened in 2000, the 40,000-seat Minute Maid Park is the current home of MLB’s Houston Astros. Located in downtown Houston on the Texas Gulf Coast, Minute Maid Park is owned and operated by Harris County’s Houston Sports Authority.

Formerly known as the Ballpark at Union Station, Enron Field, and Astros Field, the ballpark also hosts soccer games, major concerts, and even mass weddings. Visitors are encouraged to get a good spot on the Conoco Home Run Porch.

Reliant Park

Formerly the Astrodomain, Reliant Park is a lively event complex set in central Houston on the Texas Gulf Coast. Encompassing 350 acres, Reliant Park is home to five major sites: Reliant Stadium, Reliant Center, Reliant Arena, Reliant Astrodome, and the Carruth Plaza.

Reliant Park features the world’s largest parking lot at 26,000 spots – yet is also served by the Houston METRORail’s Reliant Park Station. The complex is the homebase for the NFL’s Houston Texans, and hosts approximately 750 annual events.

Rice University

Rice University encompasses 295 acres of land in Houston. This private research university, named after William Marsh Rice, opened on September 23, 1912, the anniversary of his death. The development of the university was funded by Rice's estate. The first seventy-seven students enrolled at the university enjoyed a tuition-free education, thanks to Mr. Rice. In 1962, Former President John F. Kennedy gave his speech proclaiming that the United States would reach the moon before the end of the decade, in Rice Stadium.

The more than 6,000 enrolled students, pursue bachelor, master and doctoral degrees from the university's eight schools. Students abide in the Honor Code, established in 1912, where students complete exams on their own time, without any aid. While in Houston, enjoy time on campus to watch the Rice Owls compete in a NCAA Division 1 football, baseball or basketball game. Enjoy your Houston area visit, as a guest of Best Western hotels, where comfortable accommodations and excellent guest services await.

Shell Houston Open

The Shell Houston Open is an annual golf tournament held at the Redstone Golf Club in Humble. This star-studded golf event not only allows fans to see their favorite player up close, but it also benefits local charities. Pro-Amateurs have the opportunity to play on Monday and Wednesday, before the Professional golfers play their first round on Thursday. 144 of the world's best Professional golfers begin playing on Thursday in pursuit of more than five million dollars in tournament winnings.

Player autographs are permitted after tournament play is done, so be sure to bring your paper and pen for a chance to meet your favorite player. If traveling in the Houston area, be sure to attend this wonderful golf tournament. Stay close to the course in one of the area's Best Western hotels and enjoy comfortable accommodations and excellent guest services.

Space Center Houston

Space Center Houston was established in 1992 as the visitor center for the NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center.

This Houston center strives to educate its visitors on all aspects of the United States space program through its exhibits, films and activities.

The Feel of Space and Kids Space Place are popular exhibits in the center for children.

Stroll through the center to view the Mercury 9 capsule, Gemini 5 capsule, Apollo 17 command module, Saturn V and the Astronaut Gallery. Be sure to partake in a NASA Tram Tour through the Johnson Space Center for a behind-the-scenes look.

At the end of a busy day, choose one of several Houston Best Western hotels for comfortable accommodations and excellent guest services.

 

Texas Southern University

Established in 1927, Texas Southern University is found in the Houston area, and is just minutes to the west of the University of Houston. A public university, Texas Southern features a 150-acre campus that is situated just south of downtown Houston. Texas Southern boasts an array of undergraduate degree programs, including degrees from schools like the College of Continuing Education, the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and the College of Science and Technology.

Texas Southern fields competitive teams in sports like basketball, football, and baseball. The Texas Southern Tigers football team plays home games at BBVA Compass Stadium – check out a game during the fall. Basketball plays home games at the H&PE Arena, while the Tigers Baseball teams plays their home games at MacGregor Park.

Toyota Center

A 19,000-seat indoor arena, the Toyota Center is located in downtown Houston on the Texas Gulf Coast. Opened in 2003, the Toyota Center is home to the NBA's Houston Rockets, and the AHL’s Houston Aeros.

Owned by Harris County’s Houston Sports Authority, the Toyota Center hosts basketball and hockey games, plus concerts, award ceremonies, and professional boxing and mixed martial arts events.

University of Houston

University of Houston was established in 1927, as the Houston Junior College, with 232 students attending night classes. In 1934, the college became a four-year university and the name changed to University of Houston. After a donation of 110 acres and a donation of funds for construction, the university's first building was completed in 1939. By 1951, the university became the second-largest higher-education institution in the state. The university encompasses 667-acres of land in southeast Houston.

Over 39,800 students attend this state research university, in pursuit of undergraduate and graduate degrees, from its nearly 300 programs. There are over forty research institutes and centers on campus, conducting almost $130 million in research, each year. University of Houston fans cheer on the Houston Cougars, with the help from mascot, Shasta, during their NCAA Division I sporting events. While in Houston, rest comfortably at one of the local Best Western hotels, before touring the beautiful campus.

William P. Hobby Airport

William P. Hobby Airport was originally a 600-acre private landing field, W.T. Carter Field, located in southeast Houston. In 1937, the airport was renamed to Houston Municipal Airport and began offering commercial flights. It's the oldest airport in the Houston area. The airport added an expanded terminal building in 1954 to allow for additional flights. In 1967, the airport was renamed to honor previous Texas governor, William P. Hobby.

Commercial flights were discontinued in 1969, after George Bush Intercontinental Airport opened in north Houston. Commercial flights resumed in 1971. The 80-acre airport offers flights through six commercial airlines. Terminal amenities include, Wi-Fi internet access, dining, shopping, convenient parking and ground transportation. Before your flight, stroll through the 1940 Air Terminal Museum to learn more about the city's aviation history. While in Houston, choose one of the several Best Western hotels, to enjoy comfortable accommodations and excellent guest services.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Holocaust Museum Houston
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Natural Science Museum
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Miller Outdoor Theatre, variety of shows
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Houston Zoo
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Fine Arts Gallery
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Reliant Stadium, Houston Texans football stadium
  • 3.00 mile(s) from George Brown Convention Center
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Minute Maid Field, Houston Astros baseball stadium
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Galleria Mall

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 30.00 mile(s) from Galveston
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Beaumont
  • 0.25 mile(s) from Rice University
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Baylor College of Medicine

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Indoor pool
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Herman Park, golf, playground

Nearby Restaurants

  • 0.25 mile(s) from Burger King, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 1.30 mile(s) from Jason's Deli, fast food, Deli, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 1.60 mile(s) from French Corner, cafe, French, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 1.60 mile(s) from Olive Garden, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 2.50 mile(s) from Houston's, full service, Steak House, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 2.71 mile(s) from Miyako, full service, Japanese, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Pappadeaux Seafood, full service, Seafood, open for: lunch, dinner,

BEST WESTERN Plaza Hotel & Suites at Medical Center

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Houston. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

April 2014

May 16-18, 2014
41st Annual Passadena Strawberry Festival

Taking place at the Pasadena Fairgrounds this festival is filled with fun for all ages. Times vary per day.

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