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4-star hotel in Downtown Houston

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free WiFi
Restaurant
24-hour business center
Smoke-free property

Location

Located in Downtown Houston, this historic hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Minute Maid Park, George R. Brown Convention Center, and Toyota Center. University of Houston and Rice University are also within 6 mi (10 km). Theater District Station is only a 4-minute walk and Preston Station is 5 minutes.

Hotel Features

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a 24-hour fitness center and a bar/lounge. Free cooked-to-order breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, a free area shuttle, and free train station pick-up. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, a 24-hour business center, and valet parking.

Room Amenities

All 93 rooms offer thoughtful touches like free minibar items and espresso makers, as well as comforts such as pillowtop beds and premium bedding. Free WiFi and MP3 docks are standard, as are flat-screen TVs with cable channels.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Policies

Payment types

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 80.00 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 43 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Early check-in fee: USD 75 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: USD 75 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is: 21

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be 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

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

This hotel will place a USD 25 authorization on credit cards for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-out is available.Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.The property affirms that it adheres to the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines.

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Credit card pre-authorization

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are not available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Protective clothing is not available to guests

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is not available

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service

Debit cards

gap period enforced between guest stays 48 hours

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20.0 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the cruise terminal (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

The property affirms that it adheres to the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines.

Hotel Names

  • Hotel Lancaster
  • Lancaster Hotel
  • Lancaster Hotel Houston
  • Lancaster Houston
  • The Lancaster Hotel Hotel
  • The Lancaster Hotel Houston
  • The Lancaster Hotel Hotel Houston

Awards & Affiliations

The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

Hotel Amenities

Property Features

Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. A computer station is located on site and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 4-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center, a meeting room, and limo/town car service. This romantic hotel also offers a 24-hour fitness center, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. An area shuttle within 3 mi and a train station pick-up service are complimentary for guests. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

The Lancaster Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Free use of nearby fitness center
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Couples/private dining
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)
  • Elevator
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free breakfast
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Express check-out
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built - 1926
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Computer station
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Free area shuttle
  • Luggage storage
  • Proposal/romance packages available
  • 24-hour business center
  • Concierge services
  • Free train station pickup
  • Airport transportation
  • Total number of rooms - 93
  • Television in common areas
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • One meeting room
  • Number of floors - 12
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Room Amenities

The Lancaster Hotel offers 93 accommodations with MP3 docking stations and free minibar items. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 42-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and espresso makers. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include complimentary newspapers and safes, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and irons/ironing boards. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.

  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Free newspaper
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Free local calls
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Espresso maker
  • Designer toiletries
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Premium bedding
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Premium TV channels
  • Slippers
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • MP3 docking station
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Minibar (stocked, free items)
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet paper
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Grab bar - near toilet
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste available on request

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food & Drink

A complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast is served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10 AM.

Cultivated F+B - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Speedy Boy Coffee - Onsite coffee shop. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • In-room accessibility

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center.

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

  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

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