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With a stay at The Lancaster Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Houston, steps from Alley Theater and minutes from Wortham Center.
This 4-star hotel is close to Discovery Green and George R. Brown Convention 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. Private bathrooms have 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 a television in a common area. Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the complimentary area shuttle that operates within 3 mi.
Grab a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, which features a bar, or stay in and take advantage of 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. A complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast is served daily from 6:30 AM to 10 AM.
Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and express check-out. This hotel has 3 meeting rooms available for events. A train station pick-up service is provided at no charge.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us! Opens in a new window
The Lancaster Hotel
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.
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. Extended gourmet continental breakfast is available between 6:30 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. Multilingual staff can assist with tours and tickets. The property is smoke free.
- Free use of nearby fitness center
- Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
- Coffee/tea in common areas
- Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)
- 24-hour front desk
- Free breakfast
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Year Built 1926
- Express check-out
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Free WiFi
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Computer station
- Smoke-free property
- Free area shuttle
- Number of meeting rooms - 3
- Free reception
- Luggage storage
- 24-hour business center
- Concierge services
- Free train station pickup
- Airport transportation
- Total number of rooms - 93
- Television in common areas
- Number of floors - 12
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Multilingual staff
- Free newspapers in lobby
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Valet parking (surcharge)
- Air conditioning
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free bottled water
- Private bathroom
- Cable TV service
- In-room safe
- Designer toiletries
- Free local calls
- Hair dryer
- Daily housekeeping
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Iron/ironing board
- Flat-panel TV
- Free WiFi
- MP3 docking station
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Free newspaper
- Premium TV channels
- Room service (24 hours)
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
Where to Eat
A complimentary breakfast (2 per room) is served daily in the lobby. It features fresh pastries, juices, artisan jams & jellies, gourmet meats and cheeses, hard-boiled eggs, house-made granola, assorted cereals, yogurt, as well as seasonal items.
The Bistro - Gulf Coast-influenced American bistro fare. 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.
Start your day with a free hot/cold buffet breakfast, available daily from 6:30 AM to 10 AM. The hotel hosts a free manager's reception for you to enjoy on select days. Room service is available around the clock.
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
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age is 21
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Children 2 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.00 per night.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- Pets not allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
- The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
- Valet parking fee: USD 30 per night (in/out privileges)
- Early check-in fee: USD 75
- Late check-out fee: USD 75
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.00 per night
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We should mention
This property offers transfers from the cruise terminal and airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 2 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. 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.
Awards & Affiliations
- The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.