The Lancaster Hotel

701 Texas Ave., Houston, TX 77002 United States (USA) near Exit 47b on I-45 (~0.6mi)
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4.0 Star Property
29.761396-95.364914
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4.0/5

Based on 918 guest reviews

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  • The Avg. Group Saves 5.5%!
  • Access to gym on-site
  • 93 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • 12 floors in property
  • 9 suites in property
  • Check in: 3:00 pm
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 7.0/10
  • 3 meeting rooms in property

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Local Attractions

Central in the Heart of Houston's Downtown Theater district ~Across from Jones Hall and Jones Plaza, and Alley Theater. Proximity of Worthan Theater Center, The Hobby Center and the Bayou Place (Bayou Place, a mixed use development that include Angelika Film Center, Verizon Wireless Theater, restaurants and clubs. Complimentary Transpotation gets you everywhere within the Greater Houston Downtown area, including: Minute Maid Park, Toyota Center, George R. Brown Convention Center and the Shops at Houston Center. Complimentary transportation within the Greater Houston Downtown area.

Verified Reviews of The Lancaster Hotel

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"We had a great time. Really enjoyed the hotel."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
The hotel was wonderful. Everyone was very friendly. We plan to come back again.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
18-Dec-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Dec 15 to Thu Dec 16 2021 at a $188.99 average nightly rate.
"Value!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
A great value! So many amenities for the price.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
12-Nov-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Sun Nov 07 to Mon Nov 08 2021 at a $175.99 average nightly rate.
"Warm, elegant, welcoming, pretty, luxurious and attentive!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
I love this hotel! The size, the decor, the service, the location. We call it the Houston Plaza Athenee. Our favorite hotel ( was) in NYC. That's my highest compliment.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
12-Nov-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Sun Nov 07 to Mon Nov 08 2021 at a $175.99 average nightly rate.
"Personal,, very clean, beautiful, charming."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Beautifully appointed hotel with excellent service and a friendly staff. The room was very clean with crisp linens and towels. Inclusive snack bar was perfect for our wedding weekend. Full breakfast was varied and all the food was very good. A wonderful choice for a special occasion.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
09-Oct-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Oct 02 to Sun Oct 03 2021 at a $205.59 average nightly rate.
"Had a wonderful time."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Great Place
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
17-Sep-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Tue Sep 14 to Wed Sep 15 2021 at a $223.99 average nightly rate.
"Very wonderful and love the atmosphere was peaceful, friendly staff."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
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(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
17-Feb-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Sun Feb 10 to Mon Feb 11 2019 at a $202.00 average nightly rate.
"Excellent Hotel"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Wonderful experience.Very charming but quaint hotel. The attention to detail made the stay very comfortable. The entire staff was professional and very pleasant.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
11-Feb-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Feb 09 to Mon Feb 11 2019 at a $304.00 average nightly rate.
4.0 out of 5. Based on 918 guest reviews

Property Description

The perfect balance between history and luxury, The Lancaster hotel is Houston's only Small Luxury Hotel (SLH) and the inhabitant of the designated historic landmark building on the corner of Texas and Louisiana avenues in the vibrant theater district, home to the major restaurants and exciting downtown nightlife. This central location is one of the best in Houston, offering easy walking access to all of the Houston downtown area attractions: the Theater District, Minute Maid Baseball Stadium, the famed Wortham Center for Houston Grand Opera and Houston Ballet, the government corridor and federal courthouses. The hotel is traditional in design and the guest rooms and suites are spacious and beautifully appointed. Deluxe king and queen rooms allow the guest to complete their day at an executive style desk with easy Internet access, two line speakerphones, CD, VCR's and 24-hour room service from our restaurant, Bistro Lancaster. Nine luxury one-bedroom suites offer separate parlors with dining for 2 to 6 guests and perfect for the traveler that requires some additional space. Luxury private dining and meeting rooms are located on the second level overlooking the lobby, these rooms are residential in décor and perfect for a more intimate wedding reception, corporate meetings and social functions. Bistro Lancaster and Bistro Bar feature Chef Pawlowski's creative interpretation of American French Bistro cuisine. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with soft jazz on weekends until 1:00 a.m. The Bistro is the perfect gathering place for guests and local socialites alike to enjoy relaxed conversation and good food.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00 pm
Check Out: 12:00 pm
Year of Last Renovation: 2008
Floors: 12
Rooms: 93
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 93
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 9
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 3 View Spaces
Meeting Space: sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: On-site
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
72 Hours
Nightly Parking: $30
Typical Group Deposit: 10%
Total Taxes: 17.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Dinner available
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Hair dresser
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Kitchenette in room
  • Mini bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Office in room available
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hours room service
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Nearest Airport: Hobby (HOB)- 12 milesBest Airport: Bush Intercontinental (IAH)- 25 miles

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Previously known as:
Lancaster Hotel, The Lancaster Hotel Houston, The Lancaster

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at The Lancaster Hotel

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at The Lancaster Hotel.

Feel free to use the The Lancaster Hotel meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Houston event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Berkshire Room 26 x 14 x 9 57040/50--40--2224--/--506040
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Berkshire Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
570 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
26 x 14 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
8
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Stratford Room 20 x 20 x 9 40024/30--16101110--/--304040
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Stratford Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
400 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
20 x 20 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
6
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Cambridge Room 16 x 18 x 9 288--/10--------10--/--------
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Cambridge Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
288 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
16 x 18 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System

FAQs about The Lancaster Hotel

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3:00 pm based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 12:00 pm based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does The Lancaster Hotel have?

There are 93 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

Is there any meeting space at The Lancaster Hotel?

Yes, they have 3 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

Can I get a AAA rate at The Lancaster Hotel?

Yes, they have stay dates that support AAA hotel discounts. Example room type: AAA AARP Members Artist Suite 1 King Downtown View 750 Sqf WiFi Rmsvcbfst Living Wetbar 55intv Nespr

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at The Lancaster Hotel?

Yes, they have stay dates that support Senior hotel discounts. Example room type: AAA AARP Members Artist Suite 1 King Downtown View 750 Sqf WiFi Rmsvcbfst Living Wetbar 55intv Nespr

Is there a gym at The Lancaster Hotel?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

Testimonials:

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"Our stay was far beyond our expectations!! Everyone was thrilled with the service, the rooms and most of all the price!! I have recommended you to everyone I know. I spoke with the head of our Volleyball Club and he is anxious to check you guys out for the next year." K.F. - Evansville, IN

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