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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

Guest reviews

4.8 out of 5 Exceptional
987 reviews
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
  • 48-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationDowntown Aquarium6 min walk
Popular LocationDiscovery Green15 min walk
Popular LocationGeorge R. Brown Convention Center18 min walk
AirportHouston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby)21 min drive

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  • Deluxe Double Room

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 495 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsDeluxe Double Room
  • Penthouse Classic King

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 238 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsPenthouse Classic King
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 301 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDeluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Director's Penthouse Suite

    Room amenities

    • 904 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDirector's Penthouse Suite
  • Penthouse Deluxe King

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 400 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsPenthouse Deluxe King
  • Producer's 2 Bedroom Suite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 1097 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsProducer's 2 Bedroom Suite
  • Artist's Suite - 1 King Bed

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 850 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsArtist's Suite - 1 King Bed
  • Room, 1 King Bed

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 238 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed
  • Classic Room, 1 King Bed

    4.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 256 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsClassic Room, 1 King Bed
  • Playwright's Suite

    Room amenities

    • 1100 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsPlaywright's Suite

About this area

Houston

Located in Houston, The Lancaster Hotel is in the city centre and near a metro station. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Discovery Green and Memorial Park, while Downtown Aquarium and Houston Natural Science Museum are popular area attractions. 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.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Downtown Aquarium - 6 min walk
  • Discovery Green - 15 min walk
  • Minute Maid Park - 17 min walk
  • George R. Brown Convention Center - 18 min walk
  • Toyota Center - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Theater District Station - 4 min walk
  • Houston Station - 11 min walk
  • AirportHouston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby) - 21 min drive

Restaurants

  • Cultivated F+B — 1 min walk
  • Speedy Boy Coffee — 1 min walk
  • Frank's Pizza - 4 min walk
  • Molly's Irish Pub - 4 min walk
  • Flying Saucer Draught Emporium - 5 min walk

About this property

The Lancaster Hotel

Historic Houston hotel in Downtown Houston, walk to Downtown Aquarium
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. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, a 24-hour business centre and valet parking. All 93 rooms offer thoughtful touches such as free minibar items and espresso makers, as well as comforts such as pillowtop beds and premium bedding. Complimentary wireless Internet access and MP3 docking stations are standard, as are flat-screen TVs with cable channels.
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 bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include complimentary newspapers and safes, as well as telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and an iron/ironing board. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.

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 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 industry sanitisation guidelines of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitiser provided
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: USD 43 per night
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • 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

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free area shuttle
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Fridge

Conveniences

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

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

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

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
  • 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

  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Linens
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shampoo
  • 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
  • Free local calls
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3:00 PM and midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
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)

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)

Property payment types

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 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • 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 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

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

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Lancaster Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Lancaster Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Lancaster Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is The Lancaster Hotel pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at The Lancaster Hotel?
Valet parking is available for USD 43 per night.
What time is check-in at The Lancaster Hotel?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM to midnight. Early check-in is available for a fee of USD 75 (subject to availability). Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at The Lancaster Hotel?
Checkout is at noon. Late checkout is available for USD 75 (subject to availability).
Does The Lancaster Hotel provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of USD 80.00 per vehicle, roundtrip, applies.
Where is The Lancaster Hotel located?
Located in Downtown Houston, this historic hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Minute Maid Park, George R. Brown Convention Center and Toyota Center. University of Houston and Rice University are also within 6 mi (10 km). Theater District Station is only a 4-minute walk and Preston Station is 5 minutes.
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5/5 Excellent

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It was super clean, very well designed, super comfortable bed and pillows, very good service, and fantastic breakfast.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
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This is an absolutely beautiful hotel located in the theater district downtown. The hotel is very clean and the staff is wonderful. Within walking distance lots of food and drinks. We had a blast. Will definitely be going back again and again.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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I love this historic hotel! Completely renovated. Beautiful artwork everywhere! Complimentary breakfast was delicious. Also complimentary water and snacks in the room is a treat. Nespresso machine with pods in the room alao complementary! The staff was the best in the world and I have traveled the world!
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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Very comfortable and clean really soft beds great customer service rooms could be bigger for the price but overall great stay
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
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super first class, excellent staff, it was amazing!
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

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