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The Lancaster

#1 of 473 Hotels in Houston
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701 Texas Ave., Houston, TX 77002
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sacramento, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I decided to book a room on a Saturday night in order to take in a show at the Wortham Theater. Our original motivation to stay at the Lancaster was the close proximity to the venue - it's literally a block away. We arrived around 1:00 and was told that our room wasn't quite ready, although they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a stunning, old school hotel in the heart of the theater district. Prepare to be spoiled by beautiful rooms and excellent service. Check in was a breeze and quite entertaining as Russell shared stories of the hotel and the local area. We were upgraded to a suite - so beautiful. The area is lively and perfect for weekend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great experience staying in this boutique hotel. Quiet, historical setting and comfortable beds and room. Hotel staff is very accommodating and friendly. Russell assisted me at the concierge desk and gave me some great tips on restaurants. He makes the guests feel welcome and has a very engaging personality. The hotel also offers a shuttle service in the area which... More 

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texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our second time to stay at the Lancaster and was not disappointed. From being greeted upon arrival by the doorman and valet to the easy check in, everyone was very nice and accommodating. We were upgraded to a corner room on the 11th floor. Great city views and the decor was very English with nice amenities . The... More 

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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love boutique hotels. They are so real and make me feel like a person, not a cog in a great maze of concrete and glass. I am frequent business traveler, and unfortunately I often stay in behemoth, faceless places. But this was different. This was my first visit to the Lancaster, but there will be many more. The staff... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a very nice and convenient hotel, good service from the front desk and house keeping. Very nice rooms, great decor and comfortable bed. Downside: The bellboys are not the most helpful (i.e. me leaving with 4 suitcases and doing all the heavy to the taxi while they just stare at my and my wife) and the breakfast could... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fantastic stay had a wonderful suite. Service was supreme. Arrived and was greeted at reception by Michael, an absolute breath of fresh air. He booked us in quickly and was fAntastic. Room was well appointed with cellphone charging station and big screen tv. Also shower was great. I can recommend this to anyone. Feel like a king with doors being... More 

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

A unique, family-owned boutique. Unbeatable location, right in the heart of the business AND theatre districts! The decor is fabulous, particularly the tie-back to the history of the hotel via historical photos and photo montages, food is great too!

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a wonderful time at this hotel recently. Attended a wedding close by, and was so pleased with our room and the great service throughout the hotel. The front desk staff were professional and friendly. Helpful with information about the local places which we wanted to visit. We ate lunch at the restaurant upon our arrival, and the food was... More 

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LancasterManagement, Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

We love hearing great things about our Bistro and our wonderful staff, so thank you for your review! We are perfectly located in the Theater District, and convenient to many of the wedding venues in downtown Houston. I hope you had the opportunity to utilize our free downtown shuttle service. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay, and hope... More 

Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was refreshing in that it was not a "name brand" hotel in downtown Houston. It was very nicely appointed with check-in handled at a desk rather than a counter - and a glass of wine offered as registration occurred. The room was unusual in its layout, but beautiful in both form and furnishings. I was only there overnight... More 

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LancasterManagement, Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

We appreciate your review and hope you stay with us again soon- for business or pleasure! Sincerely, Lauren W., Hotel Management More 

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