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Top tips for finding Lincoln hotel deals
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Lincoln, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Lincoln in January and May.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Lincoln if you stay on a Saturday. The opposite is true for, Tuesday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book at least 38 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Lincoln accommodation.
Hotels in Lincoln’s historical Cathedral Quarter offer direct access to the city’s top sights, including its soaring cathedral and ancient castle. For a luxury stay in antique-furnished bedrooms with views of the cathedral just outside your window, choose the White Hart Hotel on Bailgate. Or, there’s the comfortable Lincoln Hotel, situated just behind the North Tower of the Roman-built East Gate and offering bright, modern rooms, some with a private balcony or terrace.
For quirky and unique accommodation in Lincoln’s Cathedral Quarter, try the Old Palace on Christ’s Hospital Terrace, steps away from Lincoln Cathedral and directly opposite the medieval Bishop’s Palace. This boutique B&B occupies a converted chapel and has bedrooms brimming with character, featuring stained glass windows, exposed wood beams and Victorian bathroom fittings.
Business travellers looking for some of the best mid-range hotels within a short drive of Lincoln Central train station will find several well-known chains along Brayford Wharf North, a buzzing area near the University of Lincoln. These include the 4-star DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, with fantastic features including a rooftop restaurant, signature bedding and luxury bathroom toiletries. Just nextdoor is the Holiday Inn, with free wifi, meeting rooms and a Starbucks coffee shop.
Families and groups of friends looking for apartments in Lincoln will find them at the 4-star Tennyson Court on South Park, just around the corner from the green expanse of West Common and less than a 10-minute drive west of the city centre. Choose from four serviced apartments sleeping up to six people with wet rooms, modern fittings and with free parking on site.
For good-value hotels in Lincoln, try a small, friendly B&B in a quiet residential area west of the city centre. These include Admiral Guesthouse, tucked away on Nelson Street, with a Victorian-style breakfast parlour and patio garden, and the cheap-but-cheerful Queen In The West on Moor Street, a traditional pub with rooms whose hearty breakfast is legendary among guests.
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The Hillcrest Hotel in east Lincoln, overlooking Lincoln Arboretum from Lindum Terrace and a 10-minute walk from the Cathedral Quarter, offers cheap rates for travellers looking to stay in a single or double room for longer than a month. The rate includes daily housekeeping and a weekly change of bedding, and free parking is available on a ‘first come first served’ basis.
The Holiday Inn Express at Brayford Enterprise Park on Ruston Way, just south of the University of Lincoln, has wheelchair accessible bedrooms featuring grab rails, roll-in showers and a visual alarm. The hotel also has ramp access, lifts and designated disabled car parking, and can provide a communication kit for guests to use.
The boutique Tower Hotel on Westgate in the historic Bailgate area, a 5-minute walk north of the Cathedral Quarter, has a spacious family-sized room with a double bed and sofa bed, a small dining area, en-suite bathroom and a TV with complimentary Sky Movies. Also on Bailgate is the 14th century Bail House, offering a luxury family-sized suite with a double bedroom, twin bedroom and en-suite shower, as well as a communal living area and outdoor swimming pool.
A luxury break at the centrally-located Castle Hotel on Westgate, directly opposite Lincoln Castle and just a 3-minute walk from Lincoln Cathedral, comes with free parking for all its guests. Likewise, the Duke William Hotel on Bailgate offers free parking to those bedding down for the night inside this atmospheric 17th century pub with rooms.
Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Lincoln. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.
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