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The Lancaster Hotel

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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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All reviews the theater district jones hall lion's den hobby center boutique hotel within miles free shuttle service heart of downtown favorite hotel wonderful hotel mile radius bed was very comfortable night's sleep corner room the entire staff free breakfast definitely stay here again
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

As a resident of Houston, this is our favorite "stay-cation" hotel. My husband requested a night here last August for his birthday, along with a play at the Alley Theater - which is just across the street. So glad we came before Harvey interrupted our...More

Thank MaryM10159
Response from LancasterManagement, General Manager at The Lancaster HotelResponded 29 June 2018

Dear Mary, Thank you for the review and for sharing your experience with the online community. We love that you chose The Lancaster for your husband’s birthday stay-cation in Houston’s Theater District. We strive to provide the very best service to each and every guest....More

Reviewed 13 February 2018

As a native Houstonian I have only stayed at the hotel a few times for special events in the theater district, but I have enjoyed he Lancaster Grill and Bar countless times. We have always had great service, food, and drink. It is a long-standing...More

Thank Robert L
Response from LancasterManagement, Social Media Coordinator at The Lancaster HotelResponded 14 February 2018

Hello! Many thanks for stopping by and sharing your experience. We value your loyalty and can't wait to have you return once the hotel is back in operation. We anticipate reopening this summer. Stay tuned for more updates. Sincerely, Michelle M., Social Media Coordinator

Reviewed 24 December 2017

I stayed here with my girlfriend, due to its location to another event in the area. Immediately upon my arrival I was greeted with friendly valet staff, complimentary champagne, and a pleasant check-in. I have stayed at a few 5 star hotels, and several motels...More

Thank Brian W
Response from LancasterManagement, Manager at The Lancaster HotelResponded 4 January 2018

It was an honor to host you and we thank you for referring your friend. The Lancaster is such a warm and welcoming property and we are glad that you noted this. Many thanks for sharing your experience with the online community. Sincerely, Michelle M.,...More

Reviewed 16 December 2017

August 2017: Our second time staying there. In town for a "Summer Chills" play at The Alley. An even-better experience than our first stay. Were in a lovely, elegant suite with a great view. Adelina, the person who was at the front desk when we...More

Thank Janlda
Response from LancasterManagement, Manager at The Lancaster HotelResponded 4 January 2018

Thank you for your comments and feedback. Yes, we suffered damage due to hurricane Harvey and we are currently in the rebuilding process and plan to open in the summer of 2018. It was a pleasure to host you! Sincerely, Michelle M., Social Media Coordinator

Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

We'd been in Houston for a week already, at a fancy new hotel a few blocks away but had to change for our last night in town before heading back to Australia. We honestly just booked the Lancaster because of the cheaper price but once...More

Thank Maiyella
Response from LancasterManagement, Manager at The Lancaster HotelResponded 4 January 2018

Wow - reading this review truly puts a smile on our face. Most guests, if not all of our guests, share the same experience as you and can't wait to come back. We strive to exemplify the very best customer service and quality in the...More

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Chaix D
1 October 2017|
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Response from LancasterManagement | Property representative |
We will be closed through early 2018.
5 September 2017|
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Response from LancasterManagement | Property representative |
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.
19 June 2017|
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Response from Tclichti | Reviewed this property |
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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"Great, fully renovated rooms. The 11th floor views are outstanding. Go for a corner suite!!!"
4 weeks ago
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"Get a room on Texas street"
4 weeks ago
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"Hotel is in downtown, request higher room to avoid possible traffic noise."
13 Jun 2018
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"I like the corner rooms on the front of the hotel."
21 Aug 2017
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US$216 - US$478 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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