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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I love this boutique hotel! Great history so read the info in the room. Rooms vary in size but no matter what size, comfortable and clean! Wonderful robes provided. Nice bathroom. Excellent service! Small but good restaurant and bar downstairs. Wonderful free breakfast ! Once it was a buffet that I actually enjoyed more than the meal off the menu...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

My husband and I wanted a last minute getaway before Christmas Eve and Christmas Day to spend by ourselves and rest. We called a few days before hand and were greeted by Jenna who was more than helpful, she booked us and made sure we had a great room with a view. And she checked on us to make sure...

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Thank Ashkan R
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Lancaster exceeded my expectations. The downtown location can't be beat as it is right by Main St which hosts a variety of restaurants/bars. The hotel restaurant was also tasty and the service was quick during my lunch time visit. Staff was friendly from check-in to check-out. Thanks to housekeeping who did a great job of keeping my room tidy...

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Laredo, Texas
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great room. Great bed. Great shower. And the service is fantastic. I muttered something about a massage and Russell Casanova at the front desk responded. "can get you one in 15 minutes." He did and it was great. Room service was in our room faster than any I've ever ordered. Our car was there when we went to retrieve it....

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Staff were very friendly, our room was comfortable and spacious, the building has great character. We very much enjoyed our stay at the Lancaster. What a fantastic atmosphere, this hotel has so much character. The location was good for us and is perfect if you are attending the theatre, other attractions are within walking distance. The staff were all friendly...

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Teufen
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

After reading many good reviews I wanted to give it a try. My experience is mixed. The interior design is not really my favorite, but taste is debatable. Location is good when you're looking to be in downtown. My suite was very spacious and clean. The downside is the level of service (especially for the price level), don't expect Four...

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Thank Alex Z
F'burg
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Lancaster is our destination of choice in downtown Houston. We love the location across from Jones Hall and walking distance to MinuteMaid Park as well as many of the super restaurants, bars and magic of this exciting and diverse urban place. That The Lancaster is locally owned and operated lends the staff to offer a very personal experience that...

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Henderson, Texas
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've reviewed The Lancaster before but each visit seems to get better and more enjoyable so another review is in order. The Lancaster is not a hotel. Hotels are places with a bed and bath and a sofa or two where you go to spend the night and then go on. The Lancaster is a luxurious experience with appointments that...

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Thank James M
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed here for a night. They offer complimentary fresh-baked cookies in the lobby and a very nice continental breakfast buffet with cooked options included. The rooms are comfortable and quiet. The staff are quite friendly and attentive. It's a great place to stay.

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Thank Vincent S
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a wonderful boutique-style hotel, but still quite affordable. Its location is awesome, in the heart of the Downtown area, and a great place to start any excursion in Houston. The hotel is cozy, well maintained, and a nice alternative to the standard luxury or box-style hotels. The breakfast is terrific and very extensive, with a number of staff...

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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 glad to know that you found our accommodations comfortable, amenities great, and staff friendly and helpful! As a family-owned, independent hotel it is our goal to provide personalized service and always exceed our guests' expectations. I hope you'll be back again very soon! Best,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Bistro Lancaster
Bistro Lancaster
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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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: $231 - $560 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Lancaster 4*
Number of rooms: 93
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Lancaster Hotel Houston
Lancaster Houston
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“We enjoy the view of Jones Hall across Texas Avenue.”
 of 5 bubbles nanacake, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The rooms have an updated window seal with an additional insulating airspace, so street noises were barely audible.”
 of 5 bubbles williamdF3455HU, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“From my impression all the rooms were excellent and the location is great!”
 of 5 bubbles ajheater13, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The 2nd floor business center offers any necessary amenities and the M floor level provides spacious areas to meet business associates.”
 of 5 bubbles JuliaAnnRoss, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There is one side of the hotel that faces the parking lot...if you don't like that request another room...”
 of 5 bubbles jsheanow, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
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