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Old-world charm in downtown Houston theater district

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Performing arts hub

Tastefully retrofitted into a renovated 1926 building, The Lancaster Hotel lies within a block of the Jones Hall for the Performing Arts, and 4 blocks from the multi-venue Hobby Performing Arts Center.

Gulf Coast bistro

In a Houston hotel infused with British country-manor style, the restaurant features seasonal American bistro fare with local fresh ingredients and Gulf Coast accents for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Classic bed, gifts

Down duvets and pillows top two-poster beds. Amenities at The Lancaster Hotel include 42-inch LCD TVs with HBO, bathrobes, Lather toiletries, and complimentary wireless Internet access in every room.

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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 complimentary wired (high-speed) Internet access and a 24-hour business center with a computer station. 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.

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

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

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

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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.

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

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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