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The Lancaster

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   701 Texas Ave., Houston, TX 77002 (Downtown)
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Ranked #4 of 447 hotels in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Saratoga Springs, New York
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This boutique hotel was fantastic. Nicely restored rooms and a pleasant staff made it a wonderful stay. The valet service was prompt and helpful. The mattress was the most comfortable I have slept on in a hotel. The one negative was that we arrived at the hotel around noon and asked if there were rooms ready. I was told there... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed one night but it was a very nice and clean room and the bed and pillows where extremely comfortable. The price wasn't bad either! It was perfect distance from the bayou music center!

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Chicago, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful hotel and phenomenal service. Only 2 downsides were that during my stay the elevators were non operational and hotel should have provided me with an email communication since i had numerous files i needed to carry back and forth and secondly that I finished business a day prior to checking out and was not able to fly back home... More

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at The Lancaster to be close to Houston Grand Opera. We had a lovely large room, and enjoyed buffet breakfast daily. The room was clean and convenient. The only inconvenience was that one of the elevators was out of service, so that waits were sometimes unreasonably long.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently had the eminent pleasure of staying at the Lancaster for a couple of days while on business, and I LOVED IT! This hotel is absolutely one of the best I have ever visited! I had read some older reviews about the smell and a bit run down so I was a bit weary. Upon my arrival I found... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I have stayed at The Lancaster Hotel in Houston for the last eight years for a pre-Christmas holiday celebration with local friends. We just love staying at this lovely family-owned hotel in comparison to the large corporate ones. I can’t say enough good things about the hotel. The staff is outstanding! Each year they welcome us with... More

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Tulsa, OK
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123 reviews 123 reviews
35 hotel reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here March 2014 for a weekend. This hotel is no longer special. Asked hotel to arrange transport from airport for my boss, his wife, my girlfriend & myself. Was told it would be black SUV, with driver waiting in baggage claim with sign. On arrival, not there. Called hotel, told driver had written down wrong day. So, took taxi.... More

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LancasterManagement, Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

Our sincerest apologies for your less than favorable stay last weekend. We apologize for the mix up with your driver and we hope to make this up to you during your next stay. I would love the opportunity to discuss this with you over the phone. My direct line is 713-237-2753. Again, we are truly sorry for the negative experience... More

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Lancaster is a downtown Houston gem that's been restored into a sweet boutique hotel, with excellent rooms, a terrific bar and free wines at 5:00. As boutique hotels go, this one is a winner. Very comfortable, attentive staff and an excellent central location, walking distance to the bars and restaurants popping up in and around Main St. If you... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In Houston for business. I work in the television industry and have to lug around quite a bit of equipment. Boutique hotels are usually tricky when it comes to gear. This hotel was very accommodating with storage. Great rooms, free breakfast, and a happy hour wine tasting everyday.

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taylor lake village, tx
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4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In-out car privileges an excellent perk with personable, polite valet service. Free wifi throughout without pin, great perk. Fruit bowl at check-in added air of friendly accommodations to come. Good quality bed/bath linens ; loved the brass work in the bath, the quality and design of the window sheers and drapes, the furniture style, and *piping hot* coffee dispenser (although... More

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Additional Information about The Lancaster

Also Known As:
The Lancaster Hotel Houston
The Lancaster Hotel
Lancaster Hotel Houston
Lancaster Houston
Address: 701 Texas Ave., Houston, TX 77002
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Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Houston > Downtown
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Houston
#22 Business Hotel in Houston
#35 Family Hotel in Houston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Lancaster 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Recently accepted into the Historic Hotels of America with Stately elegance and Outstanding service in a Historic Downtown location with Luxurious accommodations. These are the hallmarks of The Lancaster hotel. Here at The Lancaster Hotel in Downtown Houston, Texas, classic luxury and a grand tradition of hospitality blend perfectly with modern technology and warm, personalized service. Our stylish boutique hotel combines classic modern design, pampering services, amenities and superior comfort to exceed the expectations of the discriminating business or leisure traveler. The Lancaster is perfectly situated in Houston’s theater district near all the entertainment in downtown Houston, including Houston’s finest culinary, cultural and entertainment destinations. Experience luxurious comfort in our 93 tastefully appointed guest rooms and suites designed with the amenities and ambiance you have come to expect from a luxury boutique hotel. Unwind in the plush comfort of down duvets and feather pillows, Crabtree & Evelyn toiletries, plush bathrobes; complimentary wireless high-speed Internet, complimentary courtesy car service to nearby attractions and businesses and much more. Relax with the knowledge that we are completely at your service. ... more   less 
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