This was a nice hotel to stay at during a weekend trip to Houston. It is next door to the Medical Center and Reliant Stadium. It's a little "out of the way" from the heart of the city, but there is a free shuttle that takes you to the lite rail and from there it is easy to get to downtown.
We really appreciated the mini fridge in the room and the free parking. The rooms were clean and staff very friendly.
The only negative thing about our stay was the slamming doors. Unfortunately, the doors don't slow down when you let go, and if you don't close the door carefully it slams shut. Our partying neighbors had their doors opening and shutting late into the night. However, when I reported this problem to the front desk, security came up and spoke to them.
Overall, this is a nice hotel for budget conscious travelers, business people or somebody going to the Medical Center or a sporting event/concert. I don't believe it is ideal for a romantic getaway or somebody wanting to party late into the night in the Uptown area.
(NOTE: We booked this hotel through a third-party system so we got a discounted rate. I am unsure of the normal rates of this hotel. For our rate I believe we got excellent value for our money)
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hello and welcome! We would like to invite you to come and experience a stay at the 8080 Main. Whether you are coming in for business or pleasure, see how we can make your stay a personal and unique one. We are conveniently located near the Texas Medical Center, Rice University, the Museum District, and NRG Stadium. Just minutes away from Houston's world renowned MD Anderson, Memorial Hermann, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's & St. Luke's hospitals, our hotel may be just what you need for your home away from home. For all you sports fans out there, we have just the thing for you too. Come and enjoy Houston s very own Texans, or see your favorite college or soccer teams battle it out on the field. The NRG Stadium is also located nearby. Shuttle service is available to the Medical Center area and Reliant Stadium. Taxis are available for all other locations. Relax in our elegant yet modern rooms with amenities such as a microwave, mini-fridge, and coffee maker. High-speed Internet access, both wireless and wired, along with a variety of movie channels are also provided free of charge. Enjoy a deluxe complimentary breakfast, Smart Roast coffee and choices of hot items. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites Houston Medical Center
- Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Houston Medical Houston
- Holiday Inn Express Houston
- Holiday Inn Houston