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The Lancaster

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is worth the little extra you might pay - a luxurious and historic building, very well appointed rooms, and a good breakfast available to all guests. The service was smart and snappy, and the locale was ideal. A great find for our 2 days in Houston.

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Marble Falls, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After living in Houston for many years, I finally had the opportunity to return for an overnight hotel stay downtown. I jumped at the chance to stay at the classic Lancaster Hotel of which I had heard so much. Room reminded me of some of the hotels I frequented in London - rather small but very comfortable and stylish. Location... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Lancaster is the perfect blend of historic features, modern convenience, and genuine hospitality. The check-in experience set the bar for all future hotel stays. They have a chair at a normal desk! Much appreciated after traveling all day. The evening wine sip was such a treat. The ambience is relaxed, friendly, respectful. I will definitely go back at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was the hotel chosen by my daughter for out of town wedding guests. We were there from Thursday to Sunday. It's a beautiful hotel with old time comforts. The lounge on mezzanine looked like a parlor with all the comforts of today added. In addition, there were cozy seating areas throughout outside the main lounge. The continental breakfast buffet... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From the moment of check in until we checked out there was nothing that the staff of this family owned and operated boutique hotel wouldn't do to make our stay better. They aim to please!!! There is no big check in desk with lines, here check in is a desk with the most personable staff ever. The Lancaster is a... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

While traveling the country by car we stopped over in Houston and in need of a place to stay we found this wonderful hotel. Built in 1926 it still has the "character of back in the day" but it has been completely modernized. However, the architect and designer gave it as much roaring '20s character as possible. There are plenty... More 

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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Delightful window into bygone days of luxury with modern 21st century updates. The amenities include a complimentary wine sip daily. Breakfast is a sumptuous array of everyone's favorite plus chef prepared eggs. Do order the crab cake, a substantial portion over a little bed of greens.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our family converged on the Lancaster from several states for a family wedding, expecting the usual hotel experience. From the moment we walked in, we felt as though we were in a grand home and we were the most important guests staying there. The Lancaster has central air which is controlled by a thermostat in each room...no noisy window unit.... More 

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Washington, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our third visit to the Lancaster and we were not disappointed. The place is beautiful and the staff amazing. Our room was quiet and the bed so comfortable that we slept all through the night. A good night's sleep was worth the trip downtown. They valeted our car and when time for our dinner/theater evening, drove us right... More 

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Lumberton, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, I very rarely give 5 stars for a hotel. It has to be absolutely perfect in order for me to do that. I will address the two issues I had then let you know how amazing this place is. The parking is valet only. Wish I would have known that. I book a fair amount of hotels... More 

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Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Bistro Lancaster
Bistro Lancaster
Cuisines: American, French, Contemporary
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • 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 Avenue, Houston, TX 77002
Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Houston > Downtown
Price Range: $167 - $339 (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 Luxury Hotel in Houston
#1 Romantic Hotel in Houston
#4 Business Hotel in Houston
#6 Family Hotel in Houston
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