We have reserved a block of rooms for
MALCA participants at the Crowne Plaza Houston Medical Center,
6701 S. Main, Houston, TX
77030—within walking distance from Rice University.
The website for viewing the hotel is:
Registrants may call 713.797.1110 to make reservations and ask
for the MALCA rate or group. Two levels of rooms (with different
types of amenities) have been reserved. Ask for the difference
and make your choice. You are strongly encouraged to make your
reservation by April 1, 2004.
Airport Express (713.523.8888) is a good option from the Intercontinental
Airport to the hotel. The rates are $20, one-way or $36, round
trip. From Hobby, $15, one-way and $26 round-trip. Cabs are the
other option if people arrive in groups and then it may be slightly
cheaper. If you cannot share the cab, it’s substantially
The hotel’s complimentary shuttle
service is available to a number of sites, the Rice village,
the museums, the medical center
and the shopping area of the Galleria.