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The Old Palace

3.0 of 5 Minster Yard, Lincoln LN2 1PU, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I only stayed one night but this was a very comfortable hotel in a great location - a few minutes walk to the cathedral and the old quarter. It was very quiet and the staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The breakfast room is bright and well furnished and served a very good breakfast with very fresh food.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've just returned from a lovely three nights stay at the Old Palace and of many boutique hotels I had stayed in Lincoln in the past few months, this is by far my favourite hotel. My friends from Australia accompanied me on this trip to Lincoln for sight-seeing whilst I attend to work at nearby town, They had such a... More

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Mold, Wales, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I haven't been to Lincoln before, it is one my partners favourite places. He wanted to return to the Old Palace & share the experience with me. I wasn't disappointed. Situated just below the cathedral, steeped in history, a beautifully converted building, full of character & charm. Our room was in the lodge, a must! The room was warm &... More

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Ashby de la Zouch, United Kingdom
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36 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have stayed in Lincoln several times, we decided to stay somewhere different from our norm. So after reading the reviews of the old palace on trip advisor decided to book. Was not disappointed lovely quirky place fantastic location next to cathedral and steep hill. We had a room in the converted church across from the main... More

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Ben O, General Manager at The Old Palace, responded to this review

Dear ericfreeman53. Thank you very much for posting such a positive review of our Hotel. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us, and very much hope to welcome you back on your next visit to Lincoln. With Very Best Regards Ben Orton General Manager The Old Palace. More

Scarborough, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just arrived home after a lovely stay at the old palace what a gem of a place and so handy for all the restaurants and quaint shops from the moment we arrived we had a friendly welcome the lady on reception was very helpful the room was cosy and extremely clean and overlooked a lovely garden, breakfast was... More

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Ben O, General Manager at The Old Palace, responded to this review

Dear stephen o Thank you very much for your very kind review of our hotel. I am very grateful for your positive comments, particularly regarding our staff which I will be sure to pass onto them. We very much look forward to seeing you again the next time you visit Lincoln. With Very Best Regards Ben Orton General Manager The... More

Troy
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37 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed for one night in late August. Other than being a bit difficult to find, this hotel is definitely worth staying in. It was the building that housed the archbishops who ran the diocese of Lincoln. This building is gorgeous. There is even a little chapel that still holds services today. Our room was just lovely,... More

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Ben O, General Manager at The Old Palace, responded to this review

Dear chacha7602 Thank you very much for taking the time to post such a positive review of our hotel. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us so much, and that the weather allowed you to take advantage of our garden area. I very much hope that we can welcome you back to The Old Palace in the... More

Leicester
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had an overnight stay here in late July. Arrived early evening and had trouble parking because there was a wedding reception taking place. Eventually got a space. Check in was very efficient and to our surprise we'd been upgraded to a suite. The room faced the cathedral, was nicely decorated and very clean. Upstairs we had a lounge room. Access... More

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Ben O, General Manager at The Old Palace, responded to this review

Dear pjhfps. Thank you very much for your kind review, and I am delighted that you enjoyed your time in our Tower Suite. Hopefully on your next visit we can accommodate you in Room 24, our Bridal Suite located in the old church section of our Lodge. I very much look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here with family for high tea which was organsied by my partner. Been there once before for a performance of midsummer nights dream. Great family picnic and performance. Fantastic setting. Already booked to stay for the Lincolnshire Christmas Market. Cakes were great and the new tea range was varied and very nice. Great place to while the time away.... More

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Ben O, General Manager at The Old Palace, responded to this review

Dear Alexander W. Thank you very much for your recent visit, and for leaving such a kind review. We are very proud of our Afternoon Tea product, and it is very nice to hear of it spoken of in such a positive manner. We very much look forward to welcoming you back for Lincoln's fabulous Christmas Market in December. With... More

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right in the heart of the old city, with stunning views of the cathedral, this hotel is a real gem. The building itself is the former bishop's palace (mostly Victorian), next to the ruins of the mediaeval palace. The directions supplied by the hotel were in fact very good: without them we might still be looking for it! The room... More

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Ben O, General Manager at The Old Palace, responded to this review

Dear Ivor P. Thank you very much for such a kind review. I am particularly grateful for your comments regarding our staff, which I will ensure are passed on. I very much look forward to welcoming you back in the future. With Very Best Regards. Ben Orton General Manager The Old Palace More

Halifax, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is excellent, although must admit we did struggle to find the drive down to the Hotel, but once we did, first impressions were wow! The receptionist was very friendly and helpful and directed us to our room on the second floor, which had amazing views over Lincoln and beyond. The Hotel is very clean and well maintained and... More

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Ben O, General Manager at The Old Palace, responded to this review

Dear Diana W. Thank you very much for posting such a positive review. It's really great news that you will get the chance to visit more regularly and we very much look forward to welcoming you back in the future. With Very Best Regards. Ben Orton General Manager The Old Palace More

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Address: Minster Yard, Lincoln LN2 1PU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Lincolnshire > Lincoln
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Old Palace 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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