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The Lancaster Hotel

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Travelers' Choice 2019 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
The Lancaster Hotel is a historic luxury boutique hotel in the heart of Houston's vibrant downtown Theater District. The landmark hotel enjoys a legacy of nearly 100 years of providing exceptional service and hospitality. Taking inspiration from the classic Regency style, the redesigned hotel is accented with clean, elegant lines and an intimate yet open floor plan. Each of our 93 guestrooms and suites offer Frette linens, Waterworks bath fixtures, Bulgari bath amenities, luxurious bathrobes and slippers, Carrera marble and more. Our guests will also enjoy personalized stellar service with additional amenities that include an inclusive gourmet breakfast buffet, car service within the downtown area, premium high-speed wifi, in-room complimentary snacks and beverages, Nespresso in-room coffee and turn down service. The Lancaster Collection of over 200 pieces of contemporary works of art by artists with strong ties to Texas is displayed throughout the guestrooms and public spaces.
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Property amenities
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Historic Hotel
Centrally Located
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155Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
41Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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We stayed for the first time since the renovation and were very impressed. The lobby and restaurant are stunning, the staff is delightful and efficient, rooms are great with wonderful beds and bedding. We will be back for future fine arts events!
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I have stayed here 3 times and found the entire experience first class. I would highly recommend the hotel and its staff. Russell, David, Karen, Nora, Bob, thank you for a wonderful stay. The rooms are very nice, the food is very good, the renovation has been done well, but
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Jay Shinn's hotel is a gift to the art community, and to anyone that is fortunate enough to revel in the unparalleled hospitality offered by every single person on his staff. From Russell's welcome to his send off at the front door two days later, my stay exceeded expectations.
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Great staff and amenities, location, shower, and bed. Would recommend to anyone travelling to Houston. I was amazed at the renovations to the property after Harvey. This is an Art hotel with a very cozy vibe.
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Response from LancasterManagement, General Manager at The Lancaster Hotel
Responded 4 days ago
Thank you for choosing The Lancaster Hotel. We're so glad you loved our property and found the accommodations to be most comforting. We hope to see you again soon. Tom Harwell, General Manager
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Beginning with Russell welcoming us back at check-in, to the efficient service of the valets, and the amenities with such attention to detail, our stay at the Lancaster was superior. We’ve stayed here before, and we look forward to coming back. Always exceptional!
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Response from LancasterManagement, General Manager at The Lancaster Hotel
Responded 4 days ago
Our loyal guests are invaluable and we consider it an honor to serve you. Thank you for choosing The Lancaster Hotel, where hospitality is fine art! Tom Harwell, General Manager
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Is this hotel pet friendly?
We allow service dogs.
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We will be closed through early 2018.
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We will be closed for the foreseeable future due to damage sustained during Hurricane Harvey. We will have updates on our website and social media. Thanks for understanding.
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We stayed in the grand executive suite. We had coffee pots in each bedroom and a refrigerator in the main hallway, but no microwave.
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Hello. The following district courts are within a 3 mile radius: Harris County 113th District Court (201 Caroline Street) Harris County District Court (49 San Jacinto Street) Thanks for choosing The Lancaster!
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"Perfect for going to a theater or concert"
"Rooms are light and airy. Beds are luxurious and room amenities are excellent."
"Any room. Make restaurant reservations well in advance, it books up. Great Shrimp Scampi."
"Rooms on the 12th floor are very luxurious"
"Great, fully renovated rooms. The 11th floor views are outstanding. Go for a corner suite!!!"
$238 - $457 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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