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Huckleberrys Bar & Grill
3.5 out of 5
30 Clasketgate, Lincoln, England
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The price is $76 per night from Dec 16 to Dec 17
0.12 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (209 reviews)

"Beautiful building. Restaurant and bar really cosy. Amazing food and staff. Stayed in room 3, lovely and cosy. Best time booked again in 3 weeks⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐"…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

Huckleberrys Bar & Grill
Duke William Hotel
3.5 out of 5
44 Bailgate, Lincoln, England
The price is $115 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21
0.52 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (872 reviews)

"Very good covid protections, excellent food, very friendly staff, lovely bedrooms andexcellent for all attractions, great shopping. Would definitely recommend."…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

Duke William Hotel
The Red Lion
3 out of 5
Middle Street, Dunston, Lincoln, England
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The price is $83 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5
7.54 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (65 reviews)

"service and welcome from hosts, extremely helpful and friendly"…"

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2020

The Red Lion
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ATZ&H Inn
4 out of 5
1 Church Lane, North Kyme, Lincoln, England
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The price is $64 per night from Jan 3 to Jan 4
15.88 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (156 reviews)

"Excellent tandoori room - clean sleeping area bathroom needed TLC overall ok Covid related - could have had more hand sanitizer in eating area"…"

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2020

ATZ&H Inn
The Old Granary Bed & Breakfast
3 out of 5
The Old Granary, Main Street, Lincoln, England
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11.05 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (11 reviews)

"Loved this place. Would definitely go back if I was in the area. Thanks Paula!"…"

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2020

The Old Granary Bed & Breakfast
The Lincoln Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western
The price is $89 per night from Jan 3 to Jan 4
0.48 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (409 reviews)
Lincoln Hotel.

"Executive rooms are tired and have been the same for the last few years but great view of the Cathedral. Understandably that the buffet breakfast no longer exists but table of 5 had to wait nearly an hour for 5 x Full English breakfasts with toast! NOT GOOD ENOUGH! Reception and bar staff were great...breakfast ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2020

The Lincoln Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western
Lodge With hot tub Overlooking Fishing Lake With Private Fishing peg
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16.89 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (46 reviews)
Excellent site and log cabin

"Beautiful log cabin and luxurious hot tub. Everything you need in cabin and lovely welcome gifts. Would stay again."…"

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2020

Lodge With hot tub Overlooking Fishing Lake With Private Fishing peg
3 Bedroom, Lakeside Lux. Fishing Lodge, Hot Tub, Private Fishing, 5 Star Reviews
4.8/5Exceptional! (38 reviews)
Lovely break to recharge

"I cannot say anything negative about this lodge. It is very clean with lovely light decor all of which is in excellent condition. Cleaning products provided including dishwasher tablets which I forgot! Lovely welcome pack also provided. Hot tub lovely with a tranquil view across the lake. We've visited ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2020

3 Bedroom, Lakeside Lux. Fishing Lodge, Hot Tub, Private Fishing, 5 Star Reviews
The Poplars
2.5 out of 5
Beaumonth Fee, Lincoln, England
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The price is $59 per night from Dec 16 to Dec 17
0.27 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (108 reviews)

"Staff are nice and helpful. My room was nice and clean. It's only a few minutes to bars,shops,castle and cathedral. Enjoyed my stay at The Poplars."…"

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

The Poplars
Charlotte House
3.5 out of 5
The Lawns, Lincoln, England
The price is $55 per night from Jan 3 to Jan 4
0.42 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (57 reviews)
Great value & style fir a weekend break

"Great value in lovely converted building, Covid measures very reassuring"…"

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2020

Charlotte House
Best Western Plus Bentley Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
Newark Road, South Hykeham, Lincoln, England
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The price is $81 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 10
4.91 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (399 reviews)

"Lovely room and friendly staff. We were in a quiet room and it was very clean."…"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

Best Western Plus Bentley Hotel & Spa
The Old Palace
3 out of 5
Minster Yard, Lincoln, England
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0.34 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (279 reviews)
Good location, but room too small

"Staff were good, we were in the chapel , I though we would be in a beamed, raked ceiling room, but it was a very small room on the lower level of the chapel. So make sure you know what room you have before."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2017

The Old Palace
The Old Wesleyan Chapel Bassingham is an Award Winning Chapel Conversion
The price is $662 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 10
8.1 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Stunning and unique

"An absolutely beautiful venue, it certainly had the wow factor. Beautifully renovated but still maintaining its original charm. We had a lovely girly weekend away. Would definitely go back (especially if there is a hot tub in the future)."…"

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

The Old Wesleyan Chapel Bassingham is an Award Winning Chapel Conversion
Bail House
3 out of 5
34 Bailgate, Lincoln, England
The price is $56 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21
0.5 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (51 reviews)
short break.

"Fabulous place, check in very good, super friendly really informative staff. Great location in one of the best parts of Lincoln."…"

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2020

Bail House
White Hart Hotel
3 out of 5
Bailgate, Lincoln, England
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0.38 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (361 reviews)

"Location, Location, Location! Fabulous view of the Cathedral from our rooms. Good food at the Grille."…"

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

White Hart Hotel
Tennyson Court
3 out of 5
3 Tennyson Street, Lincoln, England
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The price is $76 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
0.69 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (14 reviews)
stong wifi and geat for cooking while travelling

"Great stay at tennyson court. Apartments have great amenities and strong wifi so perfect for long work trip where you want to cook in and work from hotel."…"

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

Tennyson Court
DoubleTree by Hilton Lincoln
4 out of 5
Brayford Wharf North, Lincoln, England
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The price is $68 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5
0.31 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (956 reviews)

"Very clean property but rooms are very dark due to the close proximity of the building next door. Room that are advertised as city view are most certainly not!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Lincoln
ibis Lincoln
2 out of 5
Runcorn Road Off Whisby Road, Lincoln, England
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The price is $38 per night from Dec 27 to Dec 28
3.67 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (712 reviews)

"Stay was very brief. Checked in late Friday evening. Limited staff on duty. Night receptionist very welcoming and professional."…"

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

ibis Lincoln
Tennyson
4 out of 5
7-8 South Park, Lincoln, England
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The price is $83 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
1 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (360 reviews)
Great and unusual place

"Booked this place for a 1 night trip to Lincoln due to its high user ratings. I would certainly agree with them. The place has no onsite staff and access is via a key code. Not tried this style before. The room is clean and small double bed comfortable and room facilities are great with the usual ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2020

Tennyson
Holiday Inn Lincoln
4 out of 5
Brayford Wharf North, Lincoln, England
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The price is $62 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21
0.25 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (572 reviews)

"The location was great (not the view) carpark. Lots of places to eat within 2min walking distance, lovely city.Room was comfortable and clean (except for the carpet this was very dirty) Breakfast was great and very well organised. Disappointed you had to pay extra for the carpark as it is owned by ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2020

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Visiting Lincoln

History buffs will enjoy exploring Lincoln, and visitors give high marks for the cathedral and lively bar scene. Welcoming and rural, this city also attracts tourists with its university setting. Top sights in the city include Lincoln Cathedral and Lincoln Castle.

  • There are 105 hotels and other accommodations in Lincoln
  • The closest major airport is in Hull (HUY-Humberside), 25.7 mi (41.3 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Doncaster (DSA-Robin Hood), 26.3 mi (42.3 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Lincoln

Its cathedral and historic sites are notable and landmarks include Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln Castle, and Usher Gallery. University life is a highlight in the city and campuses to tour include University of Lincoln and Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Joseph Banks Conservatory and Newport Arch.

In Lincoln, there are 105 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have a variety of choices for your holiday retreat. These are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Brant House - B&B - Amenities at this 5-star bed & breakfast include free WiFi and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and quiet location.
  • Brayford Guest House - Our customers like the breakfast and convenient parking at this B&B. Amenities at this 3.5-star bed & breakfast include free breakfast and free WiFi.
  • The Duke William Hotel - This 3.5-star hotel features a restaurant, free parking, and a bar. Expedia customers like its overall value and central location.

One of the top places to see outside the city is Sherwood Forest Country Park, 21.7 mi/35 km from the center of the city.

Getting Around Lincoln

If you'd like to explore more of the area, ride aboard a train from Lincoln Station, Lincoln St Marks Station, or Hykeham Station. Lincoln might not have very many public transit choices so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for Lincoln

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 51°F during the day and 34°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 67°F, while the average at night is 38°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 70°F with nighttime averages of 48°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 60°F and nighttime averages of 37°F
  • About 0.75 inches of rain falls on Lincoln each year
  • Usually August and July are the hottest months with an average of 68°F, whereas February and January are often coldest, averaging 35°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Lincoln?
Creston Villa Guest House is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 5-star guesthouse offers free WiFi and free parking. Reviews from our site also recommend Langdale Lodge Bed & Breakfast and Duke William Hotel as top options for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Lincoln, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to get the top deals on offer in Lincoln.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Lincoln?
For more details about updating your trip to Lincoln or cancelling it, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Lincoln?
Based on reviews, ibis Lincoln is a popular 2-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good options for your budget-friendly stay include Damon’s Hotel and Tennyson.
What's the best place to stay when traveling with kids to Lincoln?
The Old Palace is a top 3-star B&B on Expedia for families, and features free parking and free breakfast. Other good choices for your family trip include Holiday Inn Express Lincoln City Centre and Duke William Hotel. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a visit to Woodside Wildlife & Falconry Park.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic getaway to Lincoln?
Branston Hall Hotel is a favorite 3-star hotel for couples, and features slippers and flat-screen TVs. Other good choices for a stay with your sweetheart include Duke William Hotel and ibis Lincoln.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Lincoln?
Ibis Lincoln is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet include Washingborough Hall Hotel and The Old Palace.
What's the best hotel to stay near Lincoln Cathedral?
Adjacent to Lincoln Cathedral, The Lincoln Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star hotel offers 2 bars and a restaurant. Other good options within a short distance include DoubleTree by Hilton Lincoln and Holiday Inn Express Lincoln City Centre.
What about the best place to stay near Lincoln Castle?
One of the top choices for your stay is The Lincoln Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western, located next to Lincoln Castle, and this 4-star hotel offers 2 bars and a restaurant. DoubleTree by Hilton Lincoln and Holiday Inn Express Lincoln City Centre are a couple of other good and close options.
What's the best luxury place to stay in Lincoln?
The Rest is a 5-star B&B with a bar and a café, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for an elegant place to stay. Another upscale option for your trip is DoubleTree by Hilton Lincoln.
What's the best boutique accommodation in Lincoln?
The Rest is a favorite 5-star B&B with our travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring 10 guestrooms, a bar, and a garden. Duke William Hotel and The Old Palace are other boutique-style choices.
What are some accommodations with pools in Lincoln?
Best Western Plus Bentley Hotel & Spa is a popular 4-star hotel featuring an indoor pool, a full-service spa, and a restaurant. Branston Hall Hotel is an additional hotel that features an onsite pool.

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