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The Lancaster Hotel

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Premium bedding, pillow-top beds, free minibar, in-room safe
Premium bedding, pillow-top beds, free minibar, in-room safe
Premium bedding, pillow-top beds, free minibar, in-room safe
Premium bedding, pillow-top beds, free minibar, in-room safe

Overview of The Lancaster Hotel

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The Lancaster Hotel

4 out of 5

4.8/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
701 Texas St, Houston, TX, 77002

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationDowntown Aquarium5 min walk
  • Popular LocationGeorge R. Brown Convention Center18 min walk
  • Popular LocationToyota Center5 min drive
  • AirportHouston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby)15 min drive

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About this area

Houston

Located in Houston, The Lancaster Hotel is in the city centre and near a metro station. Looking to enjoy an event or a match? See what's going on at Minute Maid Park or Toyota Center. Break out the clubs and hit the links on a nearby golf course, or seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails. Guests love the hotel's central location.

What's nearby

  • Revention Music Center - 3 min walk
  • Market Square Park - 4 min walk
  • Downtown Aquarium - 5 min walk
  • George R. Brown Convention Center - 18 min walk
  • Toyota Center - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • Theater District Station - 4 min walk
  • Houston Station - 11 min walk
  • Houston William Hobby Airport (HOU) - 15 min drive

Restaurants

  • Cultivated F+B — 1 min walk
  • Speedy Boy Coffee — 1 min walk
  • Sambuca Restaurant - 2 min walk
  • Perbacco - 3 min walk
  • Azuma Sushi & Robata Bar - 3 min walk

About this property

The Lancaster Hotel

Historic Houston hotel in Downtown Houston, near Minute Maid Park
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a 24-hour fitness centre and a bar/lounge. Free cooked-to-order breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, a free area shuttle and free train station pick-up. Additionally, a coffee shop/café, a snack bar/deli and a 24-hour business centre are on-site. All 93 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and pillowtop beds. Conveniences include fridges and coffee makers, and guests will appreciate thoughtful touches such as free minibar items and espresso makers. Weekly housekeeping is available.
The Lancaster Hotel offers 93 forms of accommodation with MP3 docking stations and free minibar items. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 42-inch Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and espresso makers. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, bathrobes, slippers and designer toiletries.

This Houston hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include a safe and complimentary bottles of water. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a weekly basis. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts and Historic Hotels of America.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Valet parking on site (USD 43 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Free local area shuttle up to 3 mi
  • Free train station pick-up shuttle
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Limo/town car service
  • Shopping centre shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast available daily 6:30 AM–10 AM
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness centre

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Housekeeping (weekly)
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 24-hour business centre
  • Computer station
  • A meeting room

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Couples dining
  • Romance packages available
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shampoo
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)

Entertainment

  • 42-inch flat-screen TV
  • TV channels
  • MP3 dock
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Espresso maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Free minibar
  • Fridge

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing
  • Turndown service

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Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in fee: USD 75
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: USD 75
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20.0 per day.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 80.00
  • Valet parking fee: USD 43 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Early check-in fee: USD 75 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: USD 75 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, debit cards and cash
This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
This hotel will place a USD 25 authorization on credit cards for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the cruise terminal (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Hotel Lancaster
Lancaster Hotel
Lancaster Hotel Houston
Lancaster Houston
The Lancaster Hotel Hotel
The Lancaster Hotel Houston
The Lancaster Hotel Hotel Houston

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.8

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 847 out of 965 reviews
5 - Excellent 88%
Rating 4 - Good. 90 out of 965 reviews
4 - Good 9%
Rating 3 - Okay. 12 out of 965 reviews
3 - Okay 1%
Rating 2 - Poor. 9 out of 965 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 7 out of 965 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.9/5

Cleanliness

4.9/5

Staff & service

4.8/5

Amenities

4.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This is a beautiful old hotel. Everything was exceptionally clean. Staff was awesome and free breakfast was great. So convenient for walking to the theater and dining.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Loved that complimentary snacks and drinks were included with the room.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It was a very clean and welcoming. Staff is amazing and very polite.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Property was super clean and well kept. Staff were courteous and friendly. A good selection of restaurants and bars near by and within walking distance.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The Artwork was excellent and the breakfast was beautifully presented as well as delicious Wish we were staying longer! And free treats on the room!!!
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021