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The Lancaster

4.0 of 5 701 Texas Ave., Houston, TX 77002
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Richmond, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our second time at The Lancaster, and even better than the first. Wonderful people, perfect location for the Arts Center, the Bistro is delightful - and open late after the concerts, and the best value in downtown Houston.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed here for four nights in November 2014. It is a recently renovated, older building. A great value. My room on the 11th Floor was very quiet and comfortable (terrycloth robe, new bed), and the staff were all really friendly and helpful. There is a definite "small hotel" feel to the place. The hotel has a free limo service,... More

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Houston, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The newly remodeled rooms are very nice. The entire staff is very friendly and helpful. This is the place to stay if you want a romantic evening enjoying the Houston Arts scene or just a quick get-away.

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Katy, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed at the Lancaster for a few days (Nov 2014) as part of a wedding weekend. Let me tell you - it was a wonderful surprise! The rooms are beautiful, the people are so friendly and so willing to help make sure my stay was pleasant. The location in downtown Houston is great as well, and the valet service... More

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Cresson, Texas, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This month (November 2014), I had a training seminar in downtown Houston. Since I drove in to town instead of flying, I wanted to stay somewhere close to the training facility to minimize my time on the road, and maximize my time in the classroom. Fortunately, the training facility listed The Lancaster as one of the closest choices. When I... More

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LancasterManagement, Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

Reading comments like this make our day here at The Lancaster. We are so glad that you had such a wonderful stay and we hope to serve you again when your travels bring you back to Houston. Sincerely, Michelle M., Sales Mgr. More

Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From start to finish our stay at The Lancaster was excellent. Great location, great facility and outstanding staff. Their in house restaurant, the Bistro, had excellent specials on the night we were there. Couldn't ask for a better experience. We stayed on the top floor and had the room next to the elevators. Didn't hear a thing all night. Love... More

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LancasterManagement, Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

Our sound proofed windows help insulate any street noise, making the rooms very quiet for a good night's sleep. Thank you for your feedback! Sincerely, Michelle M., Sales Mgr. More

College Station, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on a previous dinner at the Lancaster and on the recommendation of a good friend I booked one night at this historic downtown hotel to celebrate my wife's birthday and our wedding anniversary the following day. When we arrived, my reservation for a standard king room had been upgraded to a suite on the top floor and we found... More

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LancasterManagement, Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

What an honor to be your hotel of choice when celebrating a special event. We are so very glad that you had an exceptional stay and we hope to help you celebrate many more birthdays! Sincerely, Michelle M., Sales Mgr. More

Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just had a fantastic experience at this hotel, the rooms were comfortable and quiet, the staff was excellent and friendly, and it has a great atmosphere, I was here for a wedding and it was great to go down to the complimentary breakfast and eat with friends

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LancasterManagement, Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

We are glad that you particularly enjoyed our breakfast buffet as we strive to make this a special amenity with fresh options for our guests! Sincerely, Michelle M., Sales Mgr. More

Collinsville, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in town on a two-day business trip and the Lancaster was highly recommended by a peer. Very elegant, dark-wood kind of place. My room was very nice with two windows - one staring a a building and the other staring at another building. But the room itself was good and had good Wi-Fi coverage. We ate in the... More

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LancasterManagement, Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

Many thanks for the comments and feedback. We hope to welcome you again in the future. Sincerely, Michelle M., Sales Mgr. More

Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an historic hotel in an historic building. If you are looking for "trendy" then look elsewhere. But if you are looking for quality accommodations and service, then this family run hotel will not disappoint. It's not old-fashioned, it's not stuffy, and my room -- which I think was a standard king -- was huge, quite and the bathroom... More

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LancasterManagement, Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

As you noticed, the hotel is a historic landmark and was recently renovated, providing modern amenities with classic charm. Our hosted wine hour gives us the chance to interact with our guests and learn more about your stay. We are thrilled you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to serving you again. Sincerely, Michelle M., Sales Mgr. More

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Address: 701 Texas Ave., Houston, TX 77002
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Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Houston > Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Lancaster 4*
Number of rooms: 93
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