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The Lancaster

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   701 Texas Ave., Houston, TX 77002 (Downtown)
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Ranked #2 of 451 hotels in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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56 reviews 56 reviews
19 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a beautiful, renovated hotel in downtown. Our room was large, the staff was friendly and helpful and it's in a great location. I will definitely stay here again. The valet was quick, too. And the breakfast buffet was very nice for being complimentary.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went to Houston last minute to celebrate our 30th anniversary when our original plans to travel out of state fell through. Found The Lancaster on Trip Advisor and am so glad I did. From the first phone call until check out, everything was lovely. The friendly attentive staff, the nicely appointed room, those luxurious robes, comfy bed, etc. We got... More

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The service at the Lancaster in Houston was excellent. It started with an exceptional greeting by the vallet attendents and continued on through out our stay. The rooms were very comfortable, the bed was excellent, and amenities were updated and clean. Loved the close proximity to the Bayou Music Center for the concert and loved the shuttle car that took... More

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Bogota, Colombia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This the perfect hotel for business purposes in down town Houston. The rooms are really confortable, and the hotel staff is really committed to guest satisfaction. Its well equipped both to rest or to work in the room.

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LancasterManagement, Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

We hope to remain your preferred hotel when your business brings you to Houston. Thank you for the comments and feedback. We look forward to seeing you again! Sincerely, Michelle More

Shanghai, Shanghai, China
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Houston for business reasons. Some potential customers recommended we stay here. We stayed here for 4 nights before returning home. Surprisingly the building was built from I think 1929, and has been well maintained. The place is clean, kept maintained. staff are attentive, and most important, the wifi throughout the hotel was most excellent! Rooms were spacious and very... More

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LancasterManagement, Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

The Lancaster Hotel has been owned and operated by the same family since 1926. In fact, our owner's Great-Grandfather, Michele DeGeorge, was the original builder. We strive to provide exceptional customer service each and every day and we hope to serve you again in the future. Sincerely, Michelle More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at The Lancaster to celebrate our anniversary. The suite was lovely with beautiful decor and an extremely clean bed and bathroom. We were so impressed with the friendly staff and all of the details of this quaint hotel. We will definitely be back! It was nice to find that there were so many restaurants and... More

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LancasterManagement, Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

Happy anniversary to you and your husband! We are thrilled that you chose The Lancaster for your special day. We hope to welcome you again in the future! Sincerely, Michelle More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love to celebrate our anniversaries with a stay at the Lancaster. Everything about this hotel is charming. It has it all - location, an amazing restaurant, and beautiful rooms. No detail is missed. You feel relaxed from the moment you arrive. We love staying here.

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LancasterManagement, Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and feedback. How kind of you to give us the label of "your favorite Houston hotel!" Congratulations on your recent anniversary. Thank you for letting be part of your special weekend. Sincerely, Michelle More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Lancaster Hotel is a charming old hotel which has been updated but has not lost its charm. Located within walking distance to the theater it is a great end to a wonderful evening out. The rooms are very comfortable without being overdone. Very neat and tidy. The linens and bed are wonderfully soft and inviting. The staff are very... More

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LancasterManagement, Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

It is our joy to pamper our guests! Clean and tidy rooms are a priority here at The Lancaster, as well as providing the very best customer service in the industry! Come back and see us. Kind Regards, Michelle More

Lake Jackson, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the Lancaster hotel after we discovered it for our wedding night hotel. (My husband's name is Lancaster, so we thought it would be fitting.) We absolutely loved our stay at the Lancaster. All the staff was overly friendly and courteous. They went above and beyond to ensure our stay was perfect. We arrived to our suite with a... More

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LancasterManagement, Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

Congratulations on your marriage! We are so glad to be a part of your special day and we wish you all the very best together! Thank you for the wonderful review and we hope to see you again. Kind Regards, Michelle More

Denham Springs, La.
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok, it is a bit pricey- but you get a nice breakfast and lux bedding. The lady who helped us when we arrived ( J-E-N-N-Y, she spelled it for us.) was awful. Scattered, couldn't find our reservation ( I offered my paperwork, but insisted we wait 15 minutes while she fails to find it.) told us the wrong check out... More

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LancasterManagement, Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and feedback. We take guest comments very seriously and we will certainly investigate the issues mentioned below. I invite you to contact me directly at 713-237-2753 to provide any further details. Thank you for choosing The Lancaster Hotel. Regards, Michelle 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*
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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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