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Carefree Inn Houston Medical Center
Ranked #339 of 518 Hotels in Houston
Reviewed June 16, 2013

Rooms have been remodeled to the point that they feel like home. Close to the Medical Center, they have a wonderful medical rate and to top it off, they have a shuttle to help you get back and forth. This is my second time staying here and will come here again when I need to come back to Houston. Love this place!!!!!

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled on business
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Latehours, General Manager at Carefree Inn Houston Medical Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2013

Madam Nonya,

We are overjoyed to hear that you had a great stay at our facility! We work daily to try to improve overall customer satisfaction and appreciate the time you took to review us. We hope to see you soon!

At your service,

Marie P.

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Reviewed June 4, 2013

If you are looking for high prices don't look here. Lots of comfort. Feels warm and inviting and is reasonably priced. It looks like someone took time to choose the furniture, pictures etc. I had to ask if it was family owned. It is a great place to go if you need a place to stay and don't want to spend a fortune.

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled on business
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Latehours, General Manager at Carefree Inn Houston Medical Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2013

Mr. Langford,

We very much appreciate the time you took to review us! We work daily to improve overall customer satisfaction so we are glad to hear you had a great stay, please come visit us again!

At your service,

Marie P.

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Reviewed May 20, 2013

I think my title says it all. I was there for the 3rd time a few weeks ago and I guess the only thing I'm sad about was that due to medical appointment scheduling, I was unable to have breakfast at the kitchen this time. I was looking forward to those waffles! :-)

I was only there for a couple of nights this time, but it was as warm a place as ever. When you're sick and going through something hard, a friendly smile goes a long way. :-) Thank you, Sophia, again, for your hospitality, your smile and your willingness to accomodate us always.

The thing about "reviews" like this is...you have to make up your own mind about what suits your particular needs. If what you're looking for is total luxury, then that's what you should be shopping for. On the other hand, if you need a clean and pleasant stay close to your hospital, a friendly staff that will go out of their way to make sure you feel comfortable and get to your appointments on time...then Carefree Inn may just be for you. :-)

I'll be back!

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled solo
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Latehours, General Manager at Carefree Inn Houston Medical Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2013

Madam Sylvianne G,

We deeply appreciate the time you took to give us a review! We are overjoyed to hear you very much enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again!

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Marie P.

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Reviewed May 17, 2013

Stayed here for ten days while having cancer surgery. Hotel is older with exterior room entrances. Two story building with no elevator.
Rooms are kept very clean!
Breakfast included is fresh cut fruit, cereal, donuts, waffles, etc. Nothing fancy but the price is right.
Staff is extremely accommodating!
Price was about 66.00 per night including the high Texas tax.
Located next to Whataburger (clean with great food - do not have them where I come from), Taco Bell/Pizza Hut, Golden Coral Restaurant.
They run a shuttle every hour to all of the medical places.
Simply, this place was perfect for my needs with a great price.

  • Stayed: May 2013
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Latehours, General Manager at Carefree Inn Houston Medical Center, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2013

Mr. Greg,

On behalf of our entire staff, we want to thank you for choosing Carefree Inn as your lodging choice for your stay in Houston, Tx! We deeply appreciate the time you took to review us and are working daily to improve overall customer satisfaction. We hope to see and serve you again!

At your service,

Marie P.

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Reviewed March 20, 2013

Was on a business trip and had a pleasant stay at carefree inn it is perfect for when the texans are playing a home game for you can walk @ 15 minutes no need worry about traffic or parking. and rates are reasonable

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled on business
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Latehours, Manager at Carefree Inn Houston Medical Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2013

Dear Sir/Madam:

Thank you for taking the time to review us here. We know your time is valuable, and that you had other options in lodging in the area.

We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, as we strive to give each of our customers a superior experience. We hope to see you soon!

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Orpha P.

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Reviewed March 10, 2013

My family and I have had to come to Houston every three months for the last 6 years for my son's medical care. We have stayed in many places in Houston, but we have stayed at the Carefree Inn for the last 4 years because it truly is a great place to stay. It may not be as plush as some as the other hotels, but I really like the "Texas" decor. It is always very clean and the community kitchen is a really nice feature. Plus they have everything that you could need inside the room. The rooms have little fridges, coffee makers, microwaves, etc....and all for a very reasonable price. And, I absolutely love the staff! They will go out of their way to provide whatever assistance that they can. They have been truly amazing. Traveling for medical treatments can be very stressful, but they make the experience a lot easier. I absolutely, hands down recommend Carefree Inn Medical Center in Houston!

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled with family
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Latehours, Manager at Carefree Inn Houston Medical Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2013

Dear Madam:

Thank you for taking the time to review us here. We know your time is valuable and that you had other options in lodging in the area.

We are very delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, as we strive to give each of our customers a superior experience. We hope to see you soon!

At Your Service,

Orpha P.

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Reviewed March 8, 2013

This place caters to cancer patients visiting the Houston Medical Center. It provides excellent shuttle service to and from all the major treatment centers such as MD Anderson and Baylor College of Medicine. You WILL NOT miss a treatment or an appointment. The prices are better than anywhere else, and the staff is simply some of the most friendly and empathetic people I have ever met.

There is a community kitchen that has everything you need to to make a great meal. I must emphasize community. It was great to see patients interact with care givers (care givers also receive a discount and stay there often.) as they prepare breakfast.

This is not the Hilton or the Marriott. These chains would never divert or make an emergency shuttle run for an individual patient late for a treatment. It may not be a fancy place, but they really do care. For this, I will never forget them. I will also stay there in a heartbeat, when I return to Houston.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled on business
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Latehours, Manager at Carefree Inn Houston Medical Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2013

Dear Sir/Madam:

Thank you for taking the time to review us here. We know your time is valuable and that you had other options in lodging in the area.

We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with u,s as we strive to cater to our customers individually and give them a superior experience with every stay. We hope to see you again soon!

At Your Service,

Orpha P.

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Additional Information about Carefree Inn Houston Medical Center

Address: 10015 Main St, 610 S. Loop and South Main, Houston, TX 77025-5209 (Formerly Carefree Inn Medical Center)
Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Houston
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
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Ranked #339 of 518 Hotels in Houston
Price Range: $86 - $88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Carefree Inn Houston Medical Center 2*
Number of rooms: 54
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Houston Medical Center Lodging.CareFree Inn is the best kept secret in Houston, TX. Our staff and service is top of the line and we offer comfortable and affordable accommodations. Our hotel is uniquely designed to embody an exotic place with a magical concept that represents the State of Texas. CareFree Inn is one of the leading hotels near Reliant Stadium and offers a family rate, group booking rate, government rate, Corp rate, student rate, AAA rate, AARP rate and TMC Texas Medical Center rate.Medical Patient Rate Hotels.When seeking accommodations near the Houston Medical Center, CareFree Inn provides recovering guests with a number of valuable amenities and services not found at many hotels. In addition to comfortable accommodations featuring a full continental breakfast, our guests will find they have access to a number of shopping and recreational opportunities. CareFree Inn is central to Reliant Stadium, shopping, dining and entertainment in Houston, TX.Houston Medical Center Lodging.Whether traveling to Houston, TX for business, medical treatment or vacation, CareFree Inn offers a friendly team of employees who make certain our guests have an enjoyable visit. As one of the leading Houston Medical Center hotels, our pledge is to provide customers with comfortable and affordable lodging. ... more   less 
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