Hotels Near MD Anderson Cancer Center

by T.L. Chancellor

MD Anderson is a leading cancer treatment and research center in Houston, Texas. The hospital was founded in 1941 and has developed a reputation as one of the best cancer treatment centers in the nation. Clients come from around the country for treatment, and for that reason there are several lodging options near the hospital that can satisfy a wide range of needs.

With Kitchenettes

Several hotels near MD Anderson offer rooms with kitchens, which can come in handy for families of patients who might need to stay overnight. America’s Best Value Inn on South Main offers kitchenettes in some rooms, but refrigerators and microwaves are available in all rooms. For those who don’t feel like cooking, the hotel offers a free daily continental breakfast and is within walking distance of several restaurants. Candlewood Suites Houston Medical Center is just a few minutes from MD Anderson. This all-suite hotel features a full kitchenette in every suite, including a dishwasher, refrigerator, microwave, range and serving dishes.

Without Kitchenettes

Other hotels near MD Anderson do not offer kitchenettes but still offer proximity to the hospital and other amenities. The Carefree Inn Medical Center is an option for those watching their money. All rooms have free wireless Internet, refrigerators, microwaves and hair dryers. The Carefree Inn also has a shuttle. The Econo Lodge Medical Center is less than a mile from MD Anderson, has a shuttle to and from the medical district and offers special rates to guests who have business at the hospital. Guests can take advantage of continental breakfast, coffee, newspapers Monday through Friday and local calls, all at no charge.

For Longer Stays

For guests who need to stay for weeks, the Extended Stay Deluxe Houston Medical Center is an option. Located on Braeswood, this hotel offers studio rooms with complete kitchenettes, including stove tops, refrigerators and microwaves. Silverware also is provided. Rooms have wireless Internet guests can use the hotel’s on-site laundry room and pets can stay for a fee. This hotel offers a free shuttle to and from the medical district, an on-site fitness center and a deluxe breakfast on weekdays. The hotel is just a few miles from several restaurants, a grocery store and two drugstores.

Luxury Option

There are several luxury hotels near MD Anderson, including the Hilton Houston Plaza Medical Center. Rooms have wet bars, refrigerators, safes and easy chairs. Eighty percent of the rooms are suites. The Hilton also has an outdoor pool, private jogging area, business center, fitness center, cash machine and a restaurant that specializes in heart-healthy dishes. The Hilton is within five miles of the Houston Galleria and 25 miles of both major Houston airports.


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  • MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX 77030, 713-792-2121
  • America’s Best Value Inn Medical Center, 9604 S. Main, Houston, TX 77025, 713-666-1411
  • Candlewood Suites Houston Medical Center, 10025 S. Main St., Houston, Texas 77025, 713-665-3300
  • Carefree Inn Medical Center, 10015 S. Main St. Houston, TX 77025, Phone: 713-667-9173
  • Econo Lodge Medical Center, 7905 S. Main St., Houston, TX, 77025, 713-667-8200
  • Extended Stay Houston Med. Center, 1301 S. Braeswood Blvd., Houston, TX 77030, 713-794-0800
  • Hilton Houston Plaza Medical Center, 6633 Travis Street, Houston, Texas, 77030, 713-313-4000

About the Author

T.L Chancellor has more than 12 years of newspaper reporting and editing experience. She has written extensively about education, business and city government. She has also worked at a public relations firm, focusing on environmental issues with clients.