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Lancaster House
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Paralela Autonorte, 106B | 28, Bogota 11001, Colombia   |  
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Ranked #47 of 240 Hotels in Bogota
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Bogota, Colombia
1 review
“Excelent choice”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Great location, esay access, nice large suite. The best choice in this region. Easy access to the airport and "Parque 93". Some restaurants nearby, close to "Ciclovia" of Sunday (if you are in the weekend in Bogota.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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MonicaGold, Guest Relations Manager at Lancaster House, responded to this review, July 17, 2013
Dear Aharon_Yablon, We are glad to read that you feel we are the best choice in this region. We always focus on providing our guest with the best service. We hope to have you as our guest in the future.
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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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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 hotel reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

A nice welcoming hotel at a very reasonable price. I believe all the rooms are a suite type and are good value considering you get free internet (although ts quite slow) and breakfast. The breakfast is very good and not just continental style, it comes with fresh eggs and other good things. Rooms are very clean and the staff are attentive and friendly.

Room Tip: Request (f your budget fits) one of the larger suits and one at the rear of the hotel.
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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MonicaGold, Guest Relations Manager at Lancaster House, responded to this review, June 24, 2013
Dear Consultgp, We are glad to hear you had a comfortable stay with us and you enjoyed our suits and breakfast buffet.
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

We stayed for 4 nights in August 2012. We arrived about 11:00 PM on Wednesday night, when I discovered that I had lost my wallet. I called American Express and they faxed to the hotel, the next day, guarantee of payment. The Lancaster House had no problem honoring my reservation even though I had no credit card or money, but I did have my passport. The concierge helped me out tremendously. I would estimate that 25% of the staff speak English, but this was never a problem. We had a master suite. We did not use the kitchen because we were out and about most of the time. The breakfast bar was splendid and they had a chef preparing made to order omelets. Get a room rate that includes the breakfast. The rooms were very clean. I was surprised at how quiet our room was. I could not hear any outside traffic noise. The staff was very helpful and very personable. This is a good place to stay and the staff are prepared to help in any way they can. I would stay again without any hesitation.

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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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MonicaGold, Guest Relations Manager at Lancaster House, responded to this review, May 20, 2013
Dear KPJ99, We are glad to hear that your stay at the hotel was pleasant and that our staff was helpful in in your stressful situation. We hope to see you again soon.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

While the Lancaster House evokes the splendor of the Art Deco Era, it offers modern conveniences. The staff was competent and did everything to make us feel at home. The food was great in both restaurants. The room was spacious and comfortable. The extras were the access keys, weekly coctail party, and the pianist (wonderful touch to any hotel).

Room Tip: Tell the receiptionist what kind of room you would like as oppose to letting them assign the room.
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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MonicaGold, Guest Relations Manager at Lancaster House, responded to this review, May 1, 2013
Dear Mary Lou K, We are glad to learn that you enjoyed our Art Deco splendor and modern conveniences, our restaurants and most of all our service. We are certainly glad you chose us and hope to have you as our guest in the future.
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

I really enjoyed the Art Deco art pieces in the public area of the hotel. Every public space offers art. I ate at both restaurants and enjoyed them both.

We were able to make arrangements for a driver for airport pick up and to take us to see some of the sites in Bogota. All of the staff we encounter seemed committed to excellent customer service.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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MonicaGold, Guest Relations Manager at Lancaster House, responded to this review, April 23, 2013
Dear Msanush, we are glad you enjoyed the art deco art in the public areas, as well as our food. We are glad you chose us and hope to see you again the next time you visit Bogota.
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6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

although on their website and in the main pages for online booking they rate them as a 4 star hotel, they are far from it. The staff at reception is bad, no attitude and bad mood. I requested at least 5 times an iron to the hose keeping and to the reception and they hadnt any (for a 4 star hotel?), they promisse to have one early in the early morning but as expected they didnt had it. I had to go with a wrinkled shirt. Three times I asked for taxi service and not once was the taxi outside waiting for me, even though I ordered it with more than 10 hours in advance. The dining room offers simple food (eggs and juice) little variety. The rooms are good and gym is small but adequate for a routine exercise simle

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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MonicaGold, Guest Relations Manager at Lancaster House, responded to this review, April 18, 2013
Dear Jonaz, As much as we want to be the perfect hotel for everyone, we know that no hotel can be all things to all guests. Different travelers value different things. We take great pride in our service and our facilities. As you see from our comments, our guests appreciate that we simply strive to have a cozy, warm, and spotlessly clean, home away from home with a touch of Art-Deco charm, not to mention our very kind and helpful staff.
I would like to clarify to TA readers that our 4 star rating was given to us by SGS and the Colombian Ministry of Tourism. I am sorry if you were not satisfied with our breakfast buffet, which other guests are always complimenting us on. For the benefit of fellow members of TripAdvisor here is what we serve in our breakfast buffet: Fresh juices, Fresh tropical fruits, several cereals, cold cuts, cheeses, fresh breads, waffles, yogurts, eggs made any style, special of the day, hot chocolate, tea, and coffee.
We have a fleet of taxis always waiting at the entrance of the hotel, there is no waiting. If you choose to call for your own taxi service we cannot be responsible for their service or punctuality.
Finally let me assure you that we focus on the service we provide to our guests and as such we will continue to do all we can to keep our guests comfortable.
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Albina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

It had been at least a year since my last visit. Went back and enjoyed new decor in both restaurants, new access keys and enjoyed the weekly cocktail party. Nice to see the hotel continues to update and add services. Will certainly go back again next time in Bogota.

Room Tip: ask for a suite on the second floor with private terrace
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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MonicaGold, Guest Relations Manager at Lancaster House, responded to this review, April 11, 2013
Dear Dineshr649, It is with great pleasure we read your review. It is always rewarding to hear from repeat guests who appreciate the changes and upgrades we do. Thinking of our guest’s comfort is a driving force behind all of us at the hotel. We hope to see you again very soon.
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Additional Information about Lancaster House

Address: Paralela Autonorte, 106B | 28, Bogota 11001, Colombia
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Location: Colombia > Bogota
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Bogota
#15 Romantic Hotel in Bogota
#17 Best Value Hotel in Bogota
#22 Luxury Hotel in Bogota
#23 Business Hotel in Bogota
#25 Family Hotel in Bogota
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Lancaster House 4*
Number of rooms: 55
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Lancaster House is an all-suite, seven-story, Art-Deco style hotel in northern Bogota. It is located in the upscale neighborhood of Chico-Navarra, near major business, commercial and residential districts, and only 20 minutes from the International Airport. The hotel offers 55 very ample suites ranging from 500 to 900 square feet. There are 45 Junior Suites with one bedroom and one bathroom, and 10 Master Suites with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Suites on the second floor offer an outdoor private terrace as well. All suites feature a living room that includes sofa-beds, LCD's, Home Theaters, dining room and full kitchen. For your convenience, suites offer complimentary high-speed internet, Wi-Fi, international Satellite TV channels, mini-bar, direct dial, and a safety box. The hotel has 2 restaurants. Gatsby Restaurant offers international cuisine, and monthly culinary festivals. Bistro 106 serves light fare meals, and pizzas in a casual environment. Kosher and Vegetarian meals are available on request. The Chimney Bar features international cocktails, and live music. A business center is equipped with computers, Wi-Fi and broadband internet connection, faxes and more. Six conference rooms are ideal to host business and social events. Fitness center contains cardiovascular, weight-training equipment and a sauna. Other services provided by the hotel include 24-hour room service, turn down service, concierge desk, Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, underground parking, 24/7 security surveillance, and transportation. Lancaster House is ideal for families, business guests and others needing extra space; as well as for those who need extended stay services. ... more   less 
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