The Lancaster Hotel
Address701 Texas Avenue HoustonSee nearby area
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Lonely Planet review
Original marble and old-fashioned decor make this gracious hotel feel more like London than Houston. Say cheers with a gimlet in the Lancaster Bistro, where old-school bartenders preside over a chatty post-theater crowd.
Our independent authors have visited The Lancaster Hotel and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Houston.
Description provided by property
Located in the lively Theatre District of Houston, Texas, this boutique hotel is listed as a Texas Historical Landmark and a Historic Hotel of America. The hotel features free Wi-Fi and an intimate dining experience at the Bistro, which serves contemporary American cuisine.
Elegantly appointed guest rooms at The Lancaster Hotel have a seating area with a sofa and flat-screen TV. A work desk and ironing facilities are also provided.
Guests can also enjoy complimentary coffee and local newspaper in the lobby. Town car service to local attractions and a multilingual concierge service are available.
The Lancaster offers a gourmet continental breakfast buffet, including fresh pastries, juices, artisan jams & jellies, Italian coffee, teas, cold meats, cheeses, smoked salmon, hard-boiled eggs, cottage cheese, house-made granola, assorted cereals, yogurt, fresh fruit, oatmeal, muesli, toast and bagels, as well as seasonal items that change throughout the year. The Bistro, located in the hotel’s lobby, also offers a made-to-order breakfast menu.
The Houston Museum District is 3 miles from the hotel. The George R. Brown Convention Center is within 5 minutes’ drive. An airport shuttle to Bush Intercontinental is available for a fee.
You must be at least 21 years of age to check-in to this hotel. You must show a valid photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all special requests cannot be guaranteed and are subject to availability upon check-in. Additional charges may apply.
Please note: Breakfast is included for 2 persons only. All other guests will incur an additional charge.
Guests can contact the property on 1-800-231-0336 to arrange for airport transportation. Additional charges are applicable. Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
Services & facilities
- Family rooms
- Breakfast in the room
- Concierge service
- Non-smoking throughout
- Non-smoking rooms
- Facilities for disabled guests
- Room service
- 24-hour front desk
- VIP room facilities
- Snack bar
- Shuttle service (free)
- Airport shuttle (surcharge)
- Free WiFi
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