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Reviewed 13 December 2016

Lancaster center is a great place visit. This hotel is right in the middle of town. Lot's of restaurants and very walkable. The staff at the Lancaster Hotel were very friendly and helpful. The rooms were what you expect from a good hotel. We were very pleased.

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Reviewed 13 December 2016

For a short overnight stay, I would have to say this hotel was convenient for me. The room was a bit dated, but for the most part was pretty clean. The location of the hotel was nice, as there were many places to eat close by and it was an easy drive back to the interstate. The wifi was good...

Thank Penmon2616
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Who wants to open their room door to see huge stains all over the carpet. Dirt on the bathroom floor and in the tub. What does it really take to replace carpet or at a minimum remove the heavily soiled area. Heck I would have been happy if they covered the stains with bathroom rugs from Walmart. I will never...

1Thank BVI2011
Lori H, General Manager at The Hotel Lancaster, responded to this review

We apologize that your room was not cleaned to our usual standards. We have addressed this issue with our Team and the carpet in the room you stayed in have been cleaned. We hope that if you travel to our area again, you will reconsider and give us a second try. Please know that what you experienced with room cleanliness...

Reus, Spain
Reviewed 2 December 2016

As a retired journalist I have spent a good many days and nights in hotels of every description around the world. Some were good, some not so good but none were more pleasant than my eight days and nights at The Hotel Lancaster. I arrived in Lancaster at night in the middle of a November sleet storm and when I...

1Thank Michael B
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 December 2016

I wish I could rate different parts of my experience separately, so I'll break it down. Here's the background info: I booked 9 guest rooms and 2 conference rooms for 10 days: 5+ Stars- Gary Davis, the sales manager, was very accommodating and great to work with. He's an extremely pleasant guy and really just wants to do a good...

1Thank Steph1226
Newark, Delaware
Reviewed 22 November 2016

This is a locally owned and operated hotel. The owner really cares about his guests and shows it. The people are friendly and very helpful. This is a great place for a group stay. We had our sports team there. It was comfortable, quite and the service is great.

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Indiana, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

It's clean and the staff is friendly. It does get a little noisy but that is to be expected in the center of town. Breakfast is not really worth the effort. Rooms are a nice size but the bathrooms are small. I would stay again.

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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

It was little noisy. I can hear the traffic and kept me up all night. Room was clean and staff was nice. Few blocks away from Central Market and walking distance. Public parking garage right next to the hotel was convenient. Discounted rate of $10 a day with in and out privilege.

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Marshfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Not great ambience, but served the purpose. Rates all over the place---we even were charged $25.00 more for the 2nd night in same room. Hotel has no parking---you pay for public garage. Location is good----you must go to The Central Market.

Thank BOB796
Lori H, General Manager at The Hotel Lancaster, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review about your stay. Our hotel is conveniently located next to a city-owned parking garage and we offer our Guests discounted parking. We apologize if you were unaware of this. We are glad you enjoyed your visit to Central Market - it is truly a must-see when you visit Lancaster. Thank you for staying with...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Stayed here as well as 25 other family and friends for a wedding, had to pay for parking, (outragious) the noise level at night was unexceptable . Security was notified said they coudn't do anything , bathrooms need to be updated.

Thank supercisp
Lori H, General Manager at The Hotel Lancaster, responded to this review

We apologize that you did not enjoy your stay with us. We strive to meet the needs of our Guests and one of those ways is by offering discounted parking for our Guests. Again, we apologize your stay did not meet your expectations.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover Downtown Lancaster and stay with us, The Hotel Lancaster! We're the perfect location for your business, leisure and romantic trip to Lancaster. Enjoy free WIFI, a free "Lancaster" continental breakfast and our crisp newly designed and spacious rooms. Relax in our bright new lobby and enjoy the very best of our historic Lancaster neighborhood, featuring dozens of restaurants, museums and cultural sites! Plus, The Hotel Lancaster is the closest independent hotel to the Lancaster Convention Center, and footsteps to the Fulton Theater, Central Market and many nearby corporate Headquarters. Spooky Nook, Sight & Sound, Amish attractions and outlet shopping are minutes away from The Hotel Lancaster! Come be our guest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Hotel Lancaster

Address: 26 E Chestnut St, North Queen & Chestnut Streets, Lancaster, PA 17602-2702
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Lancaster County > Lancaster
Price Range: RM522 - RM839 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Hotel Lancaster 2.5*
Number of rooms: 134
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“dont stay there”
 of 5 bubbles supercisp, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“You can't go wrong with the ninth floor. I was in room 930 and it was quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles divadonna2015, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms away from the elevators are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles jmgrmg, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“They strive to not place people by stairways or elevators. The higher the better as it mutes the street sounds.”
 of 5 bubbles milkglassmaven56, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“just make sure its not musty”
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