Birring NDE Center recommends the following nearby hotels to visiting students. Rates given below may vary, please check current rates with the hotel (there is a 17% hotel tax). Click here for Taxi/Uber:

  • Studio 6, 15313 Gulf Freeway, Houston, TX 77034; This is a budget hotel and is 15 minute walk from the NDT Training School. Rooms include kitchenette, Internet and fitness center. Tel: (281) 484-1500.
    BNDE Rates are:  $ 55/day + tax  ($ 64.35),  $300/week + tax ($ 351).
  • Marriott Towne Place, Clear lake: All suites hotel. Complimentary full hot breakfast, free high speed internet, fitness center, fully equipped kitchen and on-site laundry. Walking distance to restaurants. Full access to Stones Gym. Hotel is located at 1050 Bay Area Blvd, 77058 about 10 min drive to BNDE. Call hotel and ask for BNDE rates  281-286-2132. BNDE rates are $ 94/day for 1-11 nights, $ 89/day for 12 +  nights. Hotel is 10 minute drive from BNDE. BNDE Rate booking link
  • Candlewood Suites.  Spacious suites, fully equipped kitchen, refrigerator, laundry facility on site, Internet, flat screen TV  and fitness Center. Walking distance to  restaurants. Hotel is located at 2737 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, TX 77058, with a 10-15 minute drive to BNDE. Reservations can be made by calling  281-461-3060 and ask for the Birring NDE rates or using the link below.  BNDE rates are 1-6 nights is $95 per night.  7-29 is $79 per night.  Birring NDE-Candlewood Hotel Reservation Link
  • Homewood Suites by Hilton Houston-Clear Lake is located at 401 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, TX 77058 and is  only  a 10 minute drive to the BNDE training facility.  Our hotel is the largest suite property in Clear Lake that feature fully equipped kitchens, refrigerators, microwaves, laundry facility on site, fitness center and pool. Our patrons begin their day with a complimentary “Suite Start” breakfast (daily) and end it with a “evening social that includes dinner and complimentary beer/wine (Monday-Thursday). We offer our guests free wi-fi  We are within walking distance of many restaurants. Call 281-486-7677 and ask for the Sales Department to book the best available rate.
  • Holiday Inn, Webster/Clear Lake. Full service restaurant, wi-fi, Gym, pool and spa, spacious guest rooms.24 hr business center. Next to many good restaurants. Hotel is located 302 W. Bay Area Blvd., Webster, TX 77598 . Tel: 281-335-6272.10 minute drive from BNDE. Special rate is $ 112 with breakfast (depends on availability). BNDE/NDE Associates link is NDE Booking Link Holiday Inn Webster
  • Hilton Garden Inn Clear Lake. Walking distance to restaurants. Several restaurants Hotel is 10 minute drive from BNDE. Location is 750 West Texas Avenue, Webster, TX 77598. Tell (281) 332-6284. BNDE rates


  • Subway, 15327 Gulf Freeway, Ste H, Houston, TX 77034. (281) 464-2701.Distance – 0.5 mile
  • Jack in the Box, 11911 Galveston Rd, Ste A1, Houston, TX 77034. (281) 484-7895. Distance – 0.4 mile
  • Starbucks, 13914 Hwy 3, Webster, Texas, 77598, Drive time – 4 min
  • Dan’s Pizza, 15148 Hwy 3., Houston, TX, 77598, 281 480 9700, Drive time – 6 min

UberTAXI/Shuttle – check current fares on

Uber(requires App on smartphone):  Fare on Uber from Hobby Airport is $15 approx and from Intercontinental Airport (IAH) is $50-$60. Uber requires App downloaded on your smart phone along with a US cell number. New Uber users may use promo code vikramb24 to get first ride free (up to $30).  Enter promo code when signing up.

Taxi: The taxi fare to Howard Johnson Hotel or to our office is approximately $90 (Zone 7) from Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and $25 (Zone 1) from Hobby Airport (HOU).

Super Shuttle: The fare on  Super Shuttle (Tel 713 523 8888) from George Bush Intercontinental Airport to the Howard Johnson Hotel or our office is about $ 40 per passenger.