Located about a 5-minute drive from Texas Medical Center, just north of Interstate 610, the Econo Lodge Medical Center is suitable for travellers who require a hotel with easy highway access, a free breakfast and a free shuttle to Texas Medical Center.
Each of this hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms is equipped with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a desk, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Some rooms also have coffeemakers and the hotel is wheelchair accessible.
The hotel also offers an outdoor pool, free coffee in the lobby, a business centre, free parking and a free breakfast. A free shuttle to Texas Medical Center is also available (please contact the hotel for details). Pets are not permitted.
Reliant Astrodome can be found about 15 minutes away on foot, while Shops at Kirby Drive are a 5-minute walk away. Downtown Houston is a 15-minute drive from the hotel and George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) is a 35-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets not permitted, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: September 11, 2013)
Guest reviews consulted for this analysis showed positive responses towards the hotel's staff, value and location.
Many lodgers praised the hotel's staff, characterizing them as helpful, caring and attentive. One guest remarked, "What impressed me about this hotel is it's compassionate intention. The focus of this location is to serve patients and their families who are in Houston to receive treatment at the cancer medical centers".
Several guests were pleased with the hotel's value. They described the rates as inexpensive, budget friendly and good value for the money, and also cited the hotel's free shuttle to Texas Medical Center as adding to the hotel's worth.
The hotel's location was complimented by several reviewers. They found it to be close to Reliant Park, Houston Convention Center and Texas Medical Center.
Guest critiques consulted for this review showed negative responses towards the hotel's breakfast and rooms.
Some reviewers were disappointed with the hotel's breakfast. They described it as limited and cheap, with coffee and donuts only, and also mentioned there was no seating area for guests.
Although some lodgers found their rooms to be clean and comfortable, some patrons were disappointed with their accommodations. They reported worn decor and fixtures, musty smells and some cleaning issues.
guest reviews ranked the hotel #348 of 441
Houston hotels with an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 from 13 reviews.
Hotels.com guest reviews rated the hotel 3.6 out of 5 from 9 reviews.
The author called the hotel on September 11, 2013 to verify some information.