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The Lancaster

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#1 of 506 Hotels in Houston
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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is the oldest family owned hotel in Houston. Staff was very helpful in anything you need. My room was in the back of the hotel and I did not hear a thing from outside. The breakfast has a very good variety of items. They will shuttle you within a 3 mile range from the hotel. You also can call...

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Thank hrcalso
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Every aspect of the hotel exceeded our expectations. Check in was quick and easy, and the room was amazing. I usually opt for cheaper chain hotels, but this one was affordable and close to all of the downtown attractions we were in Houston for. Will try to stay there every time I go back to Houston now. The continental breakfast...

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Thank Ted S
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I never write hotel reviews, but I was resolved to draft one for the Lancaster after we checked out. We visited the Lancaster because we were in town for a conference. From the moment we stepped in after a harried experience at the airport we were greeted with warmth and a relaxing atmosphere. Beautifully appointed rooms with very comfortable beds....

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New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I go to Houston pretty frequently for business, and for the past year I have been staying at the Lancaster. The hotel itself is lovely. The rooms are nicely appointed with comfortable beds, nice sheets, and an assortment of pillows for different preferences. The restaurant is elegant and the food is good, etc. But what sets it apart is the...

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LancasterManagement, Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

It is such an honor to hear this from a loyal guest. We truly appreciate you and this means so much to us to read this. Sincerely, Michelle M., Social Media Coordinator

Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The check in process was great and they fixed a problem I caused with entering the wrong day - quickly and with no problems. The ambiance is fascinating. The room was top notch! Breakfast was far better than anticipated. The staff is amazing. You will enjoy your stay here and it is within walking distance of everything in the theatre...

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LancasterManagement, Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

Thank you for recommending The Lancaster Hotel with the online community. It was a pleasure to serve you. Sincerely, Michelle M., Social Media Coordinator

Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were only here for 1 night, but the hotel was very nice. Room was spacious and clean. We were able to walk into downtown Houston from here and there were some nice restaurants in walking distance. Use Uber or Lyft to get there from the airport or around town. Much cheaper than a taxi.

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LancasterManagement, Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

So glad you had a lovely stay! Thank you for choosing The Lancaster Hotel. Sincerely, Michelle M., Social Media Coordinator

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I spent a weekend at the Lancaster recently. The hotel has a great feel - from the moment you enter the lobby. The rooms are well-appointed and generous. The location is fantastic for exploring Houston and taking in a play, an opera, a ballet, or even a movie. Great experience!

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LancasterManagement, Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

Many thanks for the review and more importantly, thank you for choosing The Lancaster Hotel. We love our guests! Sincerely, Michelle M., Social Media Coordinator

Houston
Reviewed 1 week ago

In town for a concert at Revention Center which is only a block away so we could easily walk. We had a suite that was lovely, a bottle of wine and fruit and cheese tray waiting for us on the dining room table when we checked in, great drinks and appetizers in the restaurant, the staff was very friendly, helpful,...

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LancasterManagement, Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

Well we can't wait to welcome you back. Sounds like you had a lovely time and we thank you for your comments and feedback. Sincerely, Michelle M., Social Media Coordinator

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lancaster Hotel is what I think of when I imagine the 1920s. It's a beautiful, hotel without being ostentatious, and the staff is genuinely concerned with making their guests happy. The rooms aren't giant, but they are so well laid out, extra space isn't needed. They also have great toiletries, and fantastic water pressure. The Lancaster also offers a...

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LancasterManagement, Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

We are thrilled that you are a return guest and we hope The Lancaster Hotel is your home away from home when business or leisure brings you to Houston. It brings a smile to our faces to read comments like this. Many thanks! Sincerely, Michelle M., Social Media Coordinator

Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our first time staying at the Lancaster Hotel, and we felt like Royalty! The whole ambiance of the hotel was royal. The room was beautiful, but most important it smelled clean. Perfect location, at walking distance to our venue. I will definitely recommend and stay again and again at the Lancaster Hotel.

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Thank you for recommending The Lancaster Hotel to the online community! Such a pleasure to serve you! Sincerely, Michelle M., Social Media Coordinator

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Bistro Lancaster
Bistro Lancaster
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Public Wifi
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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 

Additional Information about The Lancaster

Address: 701 Texas St, Houston, TX 77002-2712
Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Houston > Downtown
Price Range: $156 - $306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Lancaster 4*
Number of rooms: 93
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Also Known As:
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Lancaster Hotel Houston
Lancaster Houston
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Houston
#1 Luxury Hotel in Houston
#4 Business Hotel in Houston
#6 Family Hotel in Houston
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“All Good, the rooms, service, price, food, front desk, cleanliness, parking, and location.”
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“Book for extra nights if you can or you will regret it”
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“Ask to face Texas Street”
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“Great rooms,lovely beds, great hotel, great breakfast”
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