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Holiday Inn Lincoln

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Brayford Wharf North, Lincoln LN1 1YW, England
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Ranked #11 of 14 hotels in Lincoln
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011
Julie487 Thirsk, England, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Thirsk, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011

Stayed here with my Mother and Daughter at the end of October whilst visiting my Son at the nearby University. Could not fault it at all. The rooms were spotlessly clean and the service was second to none. Beautiful location and we were lucky enough to have a view of the quay. Just wish we had been staying for more... More

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London, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2011

This was just so convenient as a tourist on foot around the city centre. Easy enough to park in the hotel car park at the rear, then just walk along to the end of the wharf and there are the city centre shops. Although in the centre it's only a couple of minutes off the main ring road, eg 10... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011 via mobile

We stated for two nights when attending a training course in central Lincoln. Excellent hotel location. We didnt use the car until we were ready to leave. Easy to park but at the prices charged it would have been nice to have it included in the cost. The receptionist was friendly but a bit vague. The area round reception feels... More

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2011

The standard of the rooms and customer service is second to none here; views over the waterfront, a choice of pillow firmness and comfortable rooms equipped to a very high standard all at a reasonable rate. No wonder we returned for a second visit!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2011

Hotel is looking over a Marina unfortunate we didn't get a room over looking the marina. we asked for a room over looking the marina we was told they was no rooms left the hotel didn't seems that full for the amount of rooms they have looking over the marina. we was put over looking the carpark not a very... More

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London, United Kingdom
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177 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2011

Holiday Inn in Lincoln looks pretty good from the outside. It's located in an attractive riverside location with boats bobbing around and there is a good selection of restaurants on the door step. The hotel itself is absolutely shocking though. I arrived to check in to find that the (cheap, plastic) Christmas decorations had been put up - it was... More

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HISouth, General Manager at Holiday Inn Lincoln, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am disappointed your stay with us was not all you had expected, please accept my apologies. Firstly I must apologise if the Christmas decorations at reception offended you on your arrival, we did actually have our first Christmas Party on the 29th of September so unfortunately there was an expectation of the areas being decorated, in turn... More

Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2011

Recently stayed at this hotel. Very convenient for all the Lincoln sites. Parking no problem. Very good service at checking in. Room very comfortable. Very good breakfast and staff most helpful. Would have no trouble in recommending this hotel.

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HISouth, Manager at Holiday Inn Lincoln, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words, regarding your recent visit. We do value all guests comments, but particularly value the positive ones as this gives us all the motivation to continue to work hard to exceed our guests expectations. I do hope to have the opportunity of welcoming you back to Lincoln in the near future, kind regards... More

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21 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2011

Let's start with the positives. The bathroom is nice, bed comfortable and breakfast is plentiful. Rooms are dated but clean. However, there was painting going on in the hallway during my stay and the smell of paint filled our room. The first afternoon, I came out of the shower and there was a knock at the door. Before I could... More

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HISouth, Manager at Holiday Inn Lincoln, responded to this review

Firstly thank you for your kind comments on the hotel. I know the fumes from the redecoration are noticeable currently, but they will soon be completed allowing us to air the property. It will be fantastic to have a completely refurbished hotel, we are all very excited about the completion. I was however very disturbed to hear of your experience... More

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2011

Very poor service at check in: we werre given the wrong rooms after being specific on booking and the rectification of their mistake was slow; they also queried payment when it had been made in advance. Beware the 'discretionary ' service charges automatically on the bill; I ended up paying this for poor bar service when,had I seen the small... More

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HISouth, Manager at Holiday Inn Lincoln, responded to this review

I was sorry to hear of your initial experience when checking in to the hotel, please accept my apologies. On a more positive note though I was pleased to see your experience at Breakfast was a more pleasant one. As you say when we have finished the refurbishment works we will have a great product and look forward to welcoming... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2011

Visited Lincoln for a birthday surprise and stayed at Brayford Wharf, Lincoln. Really pleased with the choice of hotel. Situated at Brayford Wharf, it was a little confusing to reach the hotel as the street sign states 'Pedestrian Access' however ignore that and you'll reach the hotel car park. The location is lovely & swans a plenty (so don't forget... More

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HISouth, Manager at Holiday Inn Lincoln, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to pass your kind words on. It is always lovely to hear our guests have had a pleasant stay. Funnily enough we do have mixed reviews on the front and rear facing bedrooms, each with thier own loyal fans, whether it be the Brayford Water views at the front or the Fantastic views of... More

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Address: Brayford Wharf North, Lincoln LN1 1YW, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Lincolnshire > Lincoln
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Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Lincoln 3*
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The Holiday Inn Lincoln hotel, set in the centre of this contemporary city, contrasted by architectural treasures that reflect its rich history. When you're looking for a hotel in Lincoln for business travel or a weekend break, the Holiday Inn Lincoln is ideally located in the city centre on the Brayford Marina, near shopping, entertainment and major routes. At the Holiday Inn Lincoln, you'll be met with outstanding service, amenities and a spacious air-conditioned guest room with an en-suite bath and shower, ergonomic workspace, high-speed Internet for a fee, and a view of either the waterfront or Lincoln Cathedral and Lincoln Castle. We offer Full English Breakfast and dinner, the Sports Bar shows all sporting events on our large array of screens with a menu to compliment your dining experience and views of the Brayford Waterfront - 'Kids Stay and Eat Free'. Throughout the day, you can enjoy delicious fare. A sought after conference and meetings facility, the Holiday Inn Lincoln hotel offers 3 well-designed meeting rooms filled with natural light, accommodating up to 35 delegates, with a large, secure car park behind the hotel. Events: Christmas Market, Waddington Air Show, LLAMA. ... more   less 
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