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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

stayed for 1 night only. Rooms and hotel are clean and glitzy. everything was comfortable and service was effecient. Location is city centre so limited entertainment options but a handful of good bars and restaurants around.

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Thank Griffin257
Orcutt, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Lancaster hotel is the best kept secret downtown Houston. The rooms are very nice, clean and comfortable, plus quiet too. The hotel staff are very friendly and attentive. I plan to stay at the Lancaster during my next business trip to Houston.

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Austin, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My daughter and new son-in-law, chose The Lancaster in Houston to host their wedding reception on August the 12th. The experience and personal attention to ensuring this was a wonderful experience made the most important day in our new families lives one to remember. We had a small reception of approx. 20 immediate family members and closest friends. More than... More 

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Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We recently stayed at The Lancaster, our first time ever to stay overnight in downtown Houston. We were attending The Alley across the street and decided to try out The Lancaster's 90th-anniversary special. Glad we did that! We loved the convenience and the special "feel" of the hotel: quiet, refined, and elegant without being stuffy or fussy, hearkening to an... More 

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St. Louis, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Situated in the heart of the theatre district of downtown Houston, this family-owned historic hotel exceeded our expectations. Staff was very friendly and welcoming, and the rooms were clean and updated special extras like Bottled Fiji water and the softest sheets I've ever had in a luxury hotel added to the experience. Breakfast was high quality and filling, and included... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly staff, very cool historic feel. Great location in downtown Houston - we hit a few bars nearby. Everything was clean and in good shape. Starbucks coffee and coffee maker were a nice touch. Great view of the city from 10th floor. Great water pressure!

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Thank Gabriel L
LancasterManagement, Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review of The Lancaster! Our water pressure is definitely pretty great- we think details like this are critical for a great night's stay. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay, and hope you'll be back again to stay with us soon. Best, Lauren W, Hotel Management More 

Cypress, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter surprised us with a stay to this historic hotel. We were downtown to see a show at the Hobby Center and she decided this would be a good addition to our weekend plans. She was right! Perfect location if going to the Theater district is on your agenda. My daughter told them that it was my birthday so... More 

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Thank PinayTexan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful hotel in Houston's Theater district. The room/bed was amazing. Russell helped us get settled in and recommended and escorted us to an awesome restaurant prior to our play. Lovely view and great staff! We will definitely be back.

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LancasterManagement, Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

The BEST ever?? Well now we're blushing; you just made our day!! Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of The Lancaster. We look forward to your next stay with us. Best, Lauren W, Hotel Management More 

florida, United States
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is perfect, I arrived and left with nothing but positive memories, booked my next 2 week stays each month for the remainder of the year.... the staff is always kind and sincere, very knowledgeable of the city and provided a gift bag with all the areas maps and recommendations when I arrived. The doors are opened for you... More 

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LancasterManagement, Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

Well we can't do better than "PERFECT!" Thanks for a great review! We are so pleased to have you as a repeat guest. I agree that our hotel is perfect for business people and theater junkies too! And our fitness center offering is definitely above-and-beyond what most hotels offer. We look forward to your next stay with us. Best, Lauren... More 

London, England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pricey for the size of the standard King we had but excellent service and a good free breakfast. Valet parking guys are great but the 20 minute wait for the car when requested can be frustrating. Not much to do in the nearby area but a pleasant stay nonetheless.

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LancasterManagement, Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of The Lancaster. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us, and I hope you'll be back again very soon. You'll need to stay for longer next time because there is plenty to do in the nearby area! We are right in the heart of the Theater... More 

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Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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
Things to do
  • 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
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • 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: $181 - $582 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Lancaster 4*
Number of rooms: 93
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