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Hillcrest

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   15 Lindum Terrace, Lincoln LN2 5RT, England
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Ranked #8 of 14 Hotels in Lincoln
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed for one night with my husband for my birthday. The room was lovely and clean and the bed was very comfy. The breakfast was also lovely and the owner was extremely helpful. It isn't far from the Cathedral quarters. Would stay there again.

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After forgetting to book my usual hotel, I ended up booking a midweek night at this hotel. What a peach! Forget "hotel" this is like visiting your favourite relative in the city. A private home turned small hotel, this really is a great place to stay. Clean, ultra-friendly and fantastic home cooking, this is extended family, not an amorphous city... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fab hotel in a really central location. The room was nicely decorated, clean and with a comfy bed. The breakfast was delicious and all the staff were very friendly and helpful. We would definitely stay here again.

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Olympia, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hillcrest sells itself on its good location about 15 minutes' walk from Lincoln Cathedral and castle. (Though be aware it is a stiff walk up-hill to get there...) It is very quiet after dark, as several nearby buildings belong to Lincoln Minster School, and with the Arboretum on the downhill side of Lindum Terrace, it can feel a bit... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Very friendly at reception, good value and clean. My room was well decorated and had a comfortable bed and a good shower. Good breakfast as well. I would happily stay here again when visiting Lincoln. I have no suggestions for improvement.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Stayed at this hotel once, found it so good that I have stayed several times since. Rooms on ground floor appear larger other floors, good wi fi signal and desk, good room facilities. Both breakfast and dinner is good, however on days when no dinner is available Lincoln centre is about a 10 minute stroll. Just one word of warning... More

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London, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Stayed with my husband and in-laws during the bank holiday weekend. We all found the hotel to be attractively decorated, clean and comfortable, with friendly but not in-your-face owners. The rooms were spacious enough, and the beds deserve a special mention for being incredibly soft and comfy! Breakfast was standard fare, not mind-blowing but nice, and served with a smile... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

Stayed 2 nights whilst on work. I was given a lovely room overlooking the garden and the adjacent Arboretum. Good comfortable bed. Breakfast was very good and satisfying. I like the garden seating area. Relaxing. Very friendly owner and staff.

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lancashire
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

Stayed one night at this hotel and was very disappointed at the room I was in, the bathroom was so small and smelt of mould and damp, the shower cubical was so small making it difficult to shower properly it was mouldy and full of scum and the sink wouldn't drain, the bedroom was dark and dingy although clean and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Don't be put off by the 2 star rating. The hotel is excellent and worth a full 5 stars. The hotel is family run, clean, comfy and dog friendly. We received a warm welcome and the staff were polite and friendly throughout our two day stay. The hotel is 5 mins away from the cathedral and city centre. The hotel... More

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Address: 15 Lindum Terrace, Lincoln LN2 5RT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Lincolnshire > Lincoln
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Hillcrest 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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