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Room type

Classic Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 infant)

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Deluxe Double Room

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Deluxe Suite, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Presidential Suite, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Executive Suite, Multiple Beds

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Get an overview of this hotelOld-world charm in downtown Houston theater district

With a stay at The Lancaster Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Houston, steps from Jesse H. Jones Hall and Alley Theater.

This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Houston JPMorgan Chase Tower and Wortham Center.

Make yourself at home in one of the 93 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Cable programming and MP3 docking stations are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Bathrooms feature shower/tub combinations, designer toiletries, and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones with free local calls.

Make use of convenient amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and tour/ticket assistance. Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the complimentary area shuttle that operates within 3 mi.

Enjoy a meal at a restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's 24-hour room service. Mingle with other guests at a complimentary reception, held on select days. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and a computer station. This hotel has 3 meeting rooms available for events. A train station pick-up service is provided at no charge.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Situated within walking distance of several of Houston's world-class performing arts venues – the Hobby Center, the Alley Theatre, and the Jones Hall for the Performing Arts (home of the Houston Symphony) – the 12-story, 93-guestroom Lancaster Hotel offers old-world soul in the heart of Texas. A metro station is also nearby.

The Lancaster Hotel lobby recalls a British country house, with a profusion of flowers and elegant, antique-style furnishings. Drawing both hotel guests and theater-bound locals, the Bistro Lancaster serves Gulf Coast-influenced American bistro fare in a lovely setting on the hotel's ground floor. A complimentary hot buffet breakfast is available between 7 AM and 10 AM daily, and in the evening Monday through Thursday, the hotel also hosts a wine hour in the lobby.

Business amenities include a 24-hour business center with a computer station. The 3 meeting/conference rooms make up the event facilities. A complimentary area shuttle takes guests to destinations within 3 miles (4.8 kilometers) of the hotel, and guests can also arrange pick-up service from the train station with the hotel. Multilingual staff can assist with tours and tickets. The property is smoke free.

  • Computer station
  • Free reception
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free train station pickup
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM/banking
  • Year Built 1926
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Free breakfast
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)
  • Express check-out
  • Free WiFi
  • Luggage storage
  • Free area shuttle
  • Concierge services
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Meeting rooms
  • Number of floors - 12
  • Total number of rooms - 93
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3
  • Smoke-free property
  • Free use of nearby fitness center
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Phone
  • Bathrobes
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Cable TV service
  • In-room safe
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Designer toiletries
  • Free local calls
  • Hair dryer
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • MP3 docking station
  • Free newspaper
  • Climate control
  • Premium TV channels
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
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Where to Eat

A complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast (2 per room) is served daily.

Bistro Lancaster - American bistro serving American Cuisine with a Mediterranean Flare. Menu highlights include Bistro Lancaster's famous crab cakes and homemade bread pudding dessert. Intimate room seats 65 for breakfast, lunch, dinner, desserts, cocktails, and is popular for pre-theater dining, post-theater coffee and cocktails. Open early morning till late evening.

Room Service - A limited menu is available 24 hours-a-day.

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Nearby Things to Do

The Lancaster Hotel offers complimentary use of a nearby fitness center called Houstonian Lite. The Houstonian provides the following: strength training equipment, treadmills, elliptical trainers, upright exercise bikes, recumbent exercise bikes, step trainers, elliptical step trainers, stretch trainers, free weights, a Pilates training studio, stretch mats, as well as sound and video headsets with individual controls.

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

  • Golfing nearby
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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

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Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Destination fee: USD 14.95 per accommodation, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Valet parking fee: USD 30 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Early check-in fee: USD 75
  • Late check-out fee: USD 75
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 25 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the cruise terminal (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details on arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

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