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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Yall...I'm not kidding when I say that The Lancaster Hotel is the best hotel in which I've ever stayed. I booked a surprise weekend getaway for my husband and me having never been to this hotel and I am so happy I chose them. Being a surprise weekend, I was a total maniac and showed up at the hotel with...

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Hayes LA
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This is a beautiful hotel located among the theatre district of Houston. Upon arrival my wife and I were greeted with smiles. Everyone there was very friendly and welcoming. The room we stayed in although small, was very comfortable and well laid out. The bed was very comfortable and the cleanliness was superb. The complimentary breakfast was unexpected but certainly...

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North Houston, Texas
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Russell Casanovas Concierge went "Above and Beyond" to make Our Stay there Extra Special! I purchased tickets to see "STOMP" at Jones Hall for my Husbands Birthday. Being it was also the weekend before Valentine's Day we decided to spend it in the City! The Lancaster is conveniently located right beside Jones Hall! I thought since it was a last...

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Harker Heights, Texas
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wonderful staff took care of us, kitchen accommodated vegan order, the valets and bellhops and gentlemen opening doors were a picture of hospitality. The hotel was pristine down to the floorboards (I have a thing for details) and the breakfast buffet was divine. I don't think you can go wrong here. I will be back and will not hesitate to...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Have been staying here for business and this place is amazing! The rooms are very comfortable, the amenities are top notch and the staff is wonderful! The concierge, Russell Casanovas, makes you feel like family and takes care of anything you need! The bellhops are so friendly and helpful as well, Joseph Chisobam, makes sure you get where you need...

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Aransas Pass, Texas
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were attending a performance at Jones Hall and were looking for a place near by. We chose the Lancaster and are very glad we did. It is across the street from Jones Hall and within easy walking distance of other venues. While we were looking for proximity, we also gained a very pleasant hotel. The Lancaster is an older...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I never write reviews, but I absolutely had to for The Lancaster. This is the second Valentine's Day my fiance and I have spent there, and we were so pleased with our experience that we plan to book a suite there for our wedding night! The Lancaster is centrally located on Texas Ave., but because of their reinforced windows and...

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LancasterManagement, Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

We love that you mention our windows as we have an extra sound proof barrier that keeps the rooms so quiet! Many guests love street facing rooms because you have a great view along with a quiet and peaceful space. Many thanks for sharing your experience with the online community! We are honored that you will come back to stay...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here as a last minute in-town get away and loved it! Russell Casanovas gave us an incredible welcome and concierge service. Russell's recommendations were fantastic. Great robes and delicious breakfast. We will definitely be back.

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LancasterManagement, Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

The Lancaster Hotel is a favorite for locals as it has everything you would need for the perfect "staycation." Comfort, cleanliness, superb dining, 5 star amenities - you name it and we have it. Come back soon! Sincerely, Michelle M., Social Media Coordinator

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was in Houston for the Super Bowl and was lucky enough to stay at the Lancaster. Great location, great room, and wonderful staff. Brenda (mgr), Laura and Russell (concierge) and Deandrea (restaurant) were are incredibly responsive to whatever I needed and were all very funny as well. Great place

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LancasterManagement, Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

Super Bowl was a fantastic time and we could not be more happy to have shared in your memorable weekend. Thank you for your comments and feedback. Sincerely, Michelle M., Social Media Coordinator

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a special hotel: perfect location, nicely appointed rooms (particularly the showers), and absolutely top notch team. My buddy and I spent 3 nights here during the Super Bowl weekend and we feel very lucky. Amazingly, the entire team was easy-going, helpful, and always smiling. On weekends like that you expect people to be fed up with spoiled visitors...

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LancasterManagement, Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

You chose the right place and we are smiling as we read your comments. Thank you for your compliments. It is our goal that each and every guest feels like royalty! Sincerely, Michelle M., Social Media Coordinator

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Bistro Lancaster
Bistro Lancaster
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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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
Region: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Houston > Downtown
Price Range: $226 - $665 (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:
The Lancaster Hotel Houston
Lancaster Hotel Houston
Lancaster Houston
The Lancaster Houston, Texas
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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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“Very quiet rooms. I did't hear a sound all night and we faced the street.”
 of 5 bubbles alexandraburt1, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Any room is gorgeous. I've stayed here on 3 occasions and each room was spectacular!”
 of 5 bubbles WendyC663, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Make sure to book early if you want to secure a suite or a room on a higher floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Rose_Pose0617, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Weekend breakfast has something for everyone”
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