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The Lincoln Hotel

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love It

  • The hotel is in the city centre, on the hill opposite Lincoln Cathedral, and five minutes' walk from Lincoln Castle
  • You can see ruins of the Roman city wall and East Gate in the hotel's grounds
  • Lonely Planet praises Lincoln is praised for its "tangle of cobbled medieval streets" and its "colossal 12th-century cathedral" 

Enjoyed This
(206 Member Ratings)
"Location and food"
Feb 03, 2019
Coventry, United Kingdom

Map & Directions

Parking costs £5 per car, per night. The hotel is just off Eastgate and Nettleham Road, close to the A15. Lincoln railway station is less than 10 minutes' drive away or 15 minutes' walk.

Rooms & Rates

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The Lincoln Hotel is a restored 1960s hotel next to Lincoln Cathedral and a great base from which to explore the medieval city. The hotel is close to the Westgate Water Tower, The County Assembly Rooms, the Priory Arch and the Medieval Bishops' Palace.

Lincoln Castle, a Norman castle constructed in the late 11th century by William the Conqueror, is five minutes' walk away. The Collection Usher Gallery which houses an eclectic range of works by famous artists, decorative arts and timepieces and the Museum of Lincolnshire Life, which celebrates the culture of Lincolnshire and its people from 1750 to the present day, are both 10 minutes' walk away.

Doddington Hall and Gardens is 15 minutes' drive away and the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is 35 minutes away.

The hotel's AA-Rosette Green Room restaurant combines traditional flavours with a contemporary twist and sources local ingredients. "The Green Room has a striking, design-led interior, with candles and fresh flowers adding a homely touch", says The AA -- which also praises the hotel's "superb uninterrupted views of Lincoln Cathedral".

You can relax in the lounge with a coffee and a cake or have a pre-dinner aperitif in Bar 67 which has a retro décor -- its name is an ode to the spirit of 1967, when Jimi Hendrix played a sell-out gig at Lincoln's ABC Cinema.

Rooms are decorated with modern designs and all come with Wi-Fi and tea- and coffee-making facilities. Superior Rooms have views of Lincoln Cathedral or garden views, and some have a private patio.

An outstanding 98% of over 840 Travelzoo members who visited on a previous deal and rated their experience said they loved it.

The Lincoln Christmas Market takes place from 6-9 December in the medieval square between the castle and the cathedral.

We've also negotiated an afternoon tea for two for £24 or dinner and wine for two for £39.



  • Bar
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • No pets allowed
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service

Room amenities

  • Coffee / tea-making facilities


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel


  • Hair-dryer
  • Bathtub (in some rooms)
  • Bathtub or shower


  • Parking (fees apply)


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible


Check-in: Standard Time is 2pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.

Children and additional guests: Baby cot only suitable in Standard Room only.
Infant's cot/crib are available, free of charge, for children aged 2 and under. Extra beds are not available for older children and adults.

Pets: No pets allowed.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: Car parking is subject to availability and charged at £5 per night.

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Customer service available Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm GMT + 8.

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

Enjoyed This
(206 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Eastgate Hotel Limited (t/a The Lincoln Hotel) over the past 15 months.
3.9 Ambiance
4.9 Location
4.0 Rooms
4.4 Quality of Service
4.5 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Great location
Other Comments
Everything about the hotel apart from when we ate on Friday night in the restaurant, which was cold.
David Feb 04, 2019 Sheffield, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Location and food
Other Comments
It was such a lovely experience everything was great
Eileen Feb 03, 2019 Coventry, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
We paid for an upgraded room and were very pleased with the result.
Other Comments
Very close to uphill Lincoln and a nice walk ìnto town or a bus stop outside the hotel.
Derrick Jan 28, 2019 Louth, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Position of the hotel. Lovely food in the dining room.
Other Comments
Would love to go back.
Brian Jan 28, 2019 Fakenham, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Excellent food
Peter Jan 27, 2019 Retford, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Had a fabulous view looking at Lincoln Cathedral
Other Comments
Very helpful and friendly staff :-)
bob Jan 27, 2019 Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Lovely hotel in a great location It was a shame we were woken up by the fire alarm however this cannot be helped, still had a lovely break
Michelle Jan 27, 2019 Sheffield, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The location was amazing - literally right next to the cathedral. Pleasant and helpful staff
Other Comments
The en-suite was very chilly (no heating or heated towel rail and cool air coming out of the extract). The water in the shower was scalding and could not be adjusted, but there was a bath to use.
June Jan 26, 2019 Solihull, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The meal was excellent . Location fabulous and staff very helpful and friendly.
Other Comments
Rooms bit tired and bathroom had damaged shower that wouldn't switch off and temperature variations dangerous. Staff very helpful though.
heather Jan 23, 2019 Little Ribston, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Location to the attractions of uphill Lincoln can't be beaten
Other Comments
If you go out for the evening make sure the staff let you back in! Food very good for both evening meal & breakfast.
Karen Jan 22, 2019 Lincoln, United Kingdom

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