The InterContinental Houston - Medical Center opened next to the Texas Medical Center, the world's largest medical complex.

The 354-room, 21-story hotel features Club InterContinental Lounge, a Mediterranean restaurant Safina Restaurant & Bar, an outdoor pool, fitness center and meeting space.

InterContinental Houston - Medical Center features 124 deluxe king bed guest rooms, 193 deluxe double queen guest rooms and 37 suites. The brand’s Club InterContinental Lounge combines highly personalized service and exclusive privileges.

The hotel includes expansive conference facilities designed to host large groups and conventions, with 18,000 square feet of meeting space.

That total includes board rooms and a 7,646-square-foot grand ballroom.

An additional 6,000 square feet of prefunction event space, an outdoor terrace mezzanine and supplementary outdoor pool terrace event space all combine to make the hotel the largest conference space of any building on the Texas Medical Center campus.

"We look forward to welcoming [travelers] to experience the personalized service, modern elegance and sophistication that are synonymous with the InterContinental brand, and becoming a landmark destination at the Texas Medical Center and the greater Houston area," said Nathalie Urban, general manager of InterContinental Houston-Medical Center.

Safina Restaurant, tucked into the lobby of the hotel, serves Mediterranean cuisine. The Naturalist cafe and lounge is another food and beverage offering at the hotel.

Texas Medical Center (TMC), home to Texas Children's Hospital and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, is the largest medical complex in the world, and boasts 10 million patient encounters each year and 50 million square feet of developed space.

Information is based off a news release from InterContinental Hotels Group.