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The Lancaster Hotel, Houston

4-star4 stars
701 Texas StHoustonTX77002United States of America

4-star hotel with restaurant, near Downtown Aquarium
  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast and free WiFi
Good internet service
Tasty breakfast
Rather comfortable
Value for money
Best value for money
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The Lancaster Hotel, Houston

from $169
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • X Weekend Rate
  • X Advance Purchase
  • Deluxe Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Presidential Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Executive Suite, Multiple Beds
  • Classic Room, 1 King Bed

About The Lancaster Hotel, Houston

This Houston hotel is within a block of the Jones Hall for the Performing Arts. The Alley Theatre, Houston JPMorgan Chase Tower, and the Downtown Aquarium are within one-quarter mile. A metro station is also in close proximity.

The Lancaster Hotel has a restaurant and bar. Join the hotel Monday through Thursday in the evening, when there is a wine hour in the lobby. A complimentary hot buffet breakfast is available between 6:30 AM and 10 AM daily. 24-hour room service is available. Business amenities include a 24-hour business center with computer station and meeting rooms. The multilingual staff can arrange dry cleaning services and tour assistance. A free area shuttle can take guests to destinations within 3 miles (4.8 kilometers) of the hotel. A Train station and airport transfer service is available upon request (surcharge). This is a smoke-free property.

Guestrooms have 42-inch LCD televisions with cable programming and premium TV channels. Business-friendly amenities include voice mail and complimentary wireless Internet access; local calls are complimentary. Amenities include coffeemakers and compact refrigerators. Bathrooms feature bathrobes and designer toiletries. All guestrooms at The Lancaster Hotel are non-smoking.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 93 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 12 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Required at check in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • Children (2 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

  • Free train station pickup

  • Cruise terminal shuttle *


  • Valet parking *


  • Free area shuttle within 3 mi

  • Shopping center shuttle *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free reception
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Free use of nearby fitness center
  • Golfing nearby
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting rooms 3
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Year Built 1926
  • Elevator/lift
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 42-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • MP3 docking station
Stay connected
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


The Bistro - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Awards and affiliations

  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

The Lancaster Hotel, Houston’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Lancaster
  • Lancaster Hotel
  • Lancaster Hotel Houston
  • Lancaster Houston


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. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 75

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 75

Valet parking costs USD 30 per night with in/out privileges

Rollaway beds are available for USD 25.00 per night

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Shopping center shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around The Lancaster Hotel, Houston


  • In Downtown Houston
  • Discovery Green - 16 min walk
  • George R. Brown Convention Center - 20 min walk
  • Downtown Aquarium - 7 min walk
  • Minute Maid Park - 18 min walk
  • Toyota Center - 23 min walk
  • Alley Theater - 1 min walk
  • Houston JPMorgan Chase Tower - 2 min walk

Getting around

  • Houston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby) - 21 min drive
  • Houston, TX (IAH-George Bush Intercontinental) - 25 min drive
  • Houston, TX (EFD-Ellington Field) - 30 min drive
  • Houston Station - 4 min drive
  • Main Street Square Station - 12 min walk
  • UH - Downtown Station - 13 min walk
  • Downtown Transit Center Station - 21 min walk
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Free area shuttle
  • Free train station pick-up
  • Airport shuttle
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)

The Lancaster Hotel, Houston

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