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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 WiFi and an intimate dining experience at Cultivated F+B, which serves American cuisine. 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 enjoy coffee from Speedy Boy Coffee, the on-site coffee shop. Car service to downtown attractions and a multilingual concierge service are available. The Lancaster offers a complimentary buffet breakfast each morning in the Mezzanine. The on-site restaurant also offers a made-to-order breakfast menu. The Houston Museum District is less than 5 km from the hotel. The George R. Brown Convention Center is within a 5-minute drive. An airport shuttle to Bush Intercontinental is available for a fee.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

The Lancaster Hotel has been welcoming guests since 11 Jun 2009.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan

Private parking at the hotel

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Room type
1 extra-large double bed
1 sofa bed
1 extra-large double bed
2 extra-large double beds
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 2
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Houston
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  • Rebecca
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Mark in the restaurant was so lovely after a long day driving. We had the best meal and he was so accommodating
  • Kapil
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Everything - it’s an amazing boutique hotel with special and happy service.
  • Dominique
    Stylish hotel, nicely decorated. The rooms are spacious, luxurious and very clean. Comfortable bed, luxurious toiletries from Bvlgari. Very good breakfast buffet. The free minibar with drinks and sweets is really an exceptional bonus that you...
  • Nicholas
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Friendly staff got to know me by name as i stayed for over a week.
  • Linda
    Big comfortable room. Good quality breakfast and free snacks in the room.
  • Charles
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    A wonderful historic building, with good sized bedrooms and comfortable beds.
  • Kitty
    We really enjoyed our stay at the Lancaster. It is a very comfortable hotel and conveniently located to downtown Houston. The staff were excellent! I recommend this hotel.
  • Sven
    Breakfast was tasty, simple but complete - but not at all in class with European Hotels for the same price range. Luxurious bed, very comfortable. A nice bathroom, however not really with modern hardware (again, thinking in relation with the...
  • Daffeyo
    United StatesUnited States
    I adore boutique hotels and The Lancaster is perfect! The solicitousness of the staff, the delightful service and sumptuous room is wonderful! The Lancaster is my new favorite hotel in Houston!!!
  • Michele

Property questions and answers
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  • Do you have Handicapped Parking?

    We only provide Valet parking whom will be more than happy to assist!
    Answered on 22 April 2021
  • Where is there free parking?

    Good afternoon, Meters are FREE after 6 pm Monday-Saturday and all day Sunday. Kindest regards, Laura
    Answered on 12 November 2019
  • Is there shuttle service available from the George Bush IAH Airport? If so, what is the cost?

    Our shuttle service has been suspended since the pandemic began, we apologize for any inconvenience. However our third party car service can accommoda..
    Answered on 30 October 2021
  • Is there a pool?

    We don't have a pool. Thank you.
    Answered on 5 August 2022
  • Good Evening, my husband and I are due to stay with you soon. We’d like our family to join us for breakfast. Please let me know if this is possible?

    Absolutely! The charge will be $16.00 per Guest. Looking forward to your stay! Laura
    Answered on 20 December 2021
  • is there a deposit for the rooms?

    Depending on how you book ( Advanced Purchase, Book Now, Pay Now ), a deposit may be required for the stay. All rooms require a $100 security deposit.
    Answered on 25 October 2021
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Hotel surroundings *

1 restaurant on site

  • Cultivated F+B
    • Cuisine
    • Ambiance

Facilities of The Lancaster Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 9.4

Most popular facilities
  • Private parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Room service
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • City view
  • Coffee machine
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Cycling
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • iPod dock
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/champagne
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed) and costs US$49 per day.
  • Valet parking
Reception services
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Trouser press
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business centre
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Minimarket on site
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Wake-up service
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Heating
  • Car hire
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
  • Lower bathroom sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Fitness
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Fitness centre
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

The Lancaster Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


Until 12:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 18 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 21


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express Cash is not accepted The Lancaster Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

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.

Please inform The Lancaster Hotel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about The Lancaster Hotel

  • Room options at The Lancaster Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Single

  • The Lancaster Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness centre
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Fitness

  • The Lancaster Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Cultivated F+B

  • The Lancaster Hotel is 350 yards from the centre of Houston. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at The Lancaster Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan

  • Check-in at The Lancaster Hotel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • The prices at The Lancaster Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.