Lodging Options

Conference attendees seeking alternatives to the Hilton Americas-Houston can find many options. Although we cannot guarantee the availability, safety, or quality of the hotels below, we share in the hope of assisting you with your own exploration.

OTHER HOTELS DOWNTOWN

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HOTELS NEAR A METRORAIL (LIGHT-RAIL) STATION

Light Rail on Main St. Downtown

METRORail on Main St. Downtown

Visitors seeking hotels or motels that are within walking distance of a Houston METRORail station and that may be cheaper than most downtown hotels should explore the options below. Although we cannot guarantee the availability, safety, or quality of the institutions below, we share in the hope of assisting you with your own exploration. Note: METRORail tickets cost $1.25 and may be purchased at a kiosk at any METRORail station. For transit maps and schedules, visit METRO’s website.

  • Scott Inn & Suites (1.7 mi. from the Hilton Americas-Houston), 1933 Scott St., 713-222-1808: to go downtown on the METRORail from this location, walk north along Scott Street until you get to the Leeland Third Ward (northbound) METRORail Station, on Scott and between Leeland and Bell Streets.
  • Best Western Plaza Hotel & Suites at Medical Center (4.9 mi. from the Hilton Americas-Houston), 6700 Main St., 713-522-2811: to go downtown on the METRORail from this location, walk north along Main St. to Dryden Rd. Turn right onto Dryden and proceed to Fannin St. Take the METRORail northbound at the Dryden/TMC METRORail Station.
  • Wyndham Houston – Medical Center Hotel and Suites (5.2 mi. from the Hilton Americas-Houston): 6800 Main St., 713-528-7744: to go downtown on the METRORail from this location, walk north along Main St. to Dryden Rd. Turn right onto Dryden and proceed to Fannin St. Take the METRORail northbound at the Dryden/TMC METRORail Station.
  • Courtyard Houston Medical Center (5.6 mi. from the Hilton Americas-Houston), 7702 Main St., 713-668-4500: to go downtown on the METRORail from this location, walk northbound on Main St. until you get to S. Braeswood Blvd. Turn right and proceed (east) on S. Braeswood Blvd. until you reach Greenbriar Dr. Turn right onto Greenbriar. Take the METRORail northbound at the Smith Lands METRORail Station.
  • SpringHill Suites Houston Medical Center/NRG Park (6 mi. from the Hilton Americas-Houston), 1400 Old Spanish Trail, 713-796-1000: to go downtown on the METRORail from this location, walk east on Old Spanish Trail and turn left onto Greenbriar Dr. Take the METRORail northbound at the Smith Lands METRORail Station.
  • Econo Lodge Near NRG Park (6.2 mi. from the Hilton Americas-Houston), 7905 Main St., 713-667-8200: to go downtown on the METRORail from this location, proceed south on Kirby Dr. until you get to Old Spanish Trail. Turn left (i.e., east) on Old Spanish Trail and proceed until you reach Greenbriar Dr. Turn left onto Greenbriar and you will soon see the Smith Lands METRORail Station. Take a northbound train. Note: It is a 15-minute walk from this Econo Lodge to the Smith Lands METRORail Station.

Special thanks to Paul Butler, Associate Professor of English at the University of Houston, for providing some of the information on this page!

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