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Houston Marriott at the Texas Medical Center Hotel Review: Overlooking the world-famous Texas Medical Center, this hotel is frequented by visiting medical professionals and families with loved ones making use of the nearby facilities, including MD Anderson Cancer Center, Methodist Hospital, Texas Children's, Memorial Hermann, Baylor Medical and St. Lukes Episcopal. Architecturally it's quite conservative, and its subdued sand-colored exterior could almost pass for a modern hospital were it not for the bright red Marriott sign at the top. This 26-floor hotel includes an executive floor, fifteen meeting rooms and air-conditioned walkways to nearby hospitals and medical schools. Its 373 rooms (including 21 suites)are decorated with the busy business-medical specialist in mind. Whether staying a day or a month, guests will find everything they need for a smooth visit. Work desks, speaker phones, voicemail and data ports make this an office on the road, while kitchens in some rooms provide convenience and a homey touch. So you won't have to interrupt your stride simply to take a break, the hotel offers in-room daily newspaper, coffee, cable TV and movies. The Museum District is close by, as are Rice University and the pedestrian-friendly Rice Village shopping area.