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The Castle Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Westgate, Lincoln LN1 3AS, England
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Ranked #2 of 14 hotels in Lincoln
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was an on the spur of the moment decision to have a night in Lincoln; a city I had last visited some 45 years ago. We chose the Castle Hotel on account of its location; a stones throw from the stunning Cathedral and in the middle of this ancient city. Arriving late morning, we parked up and checked in.... More

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33 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is situated on the North side of WestGate in Central Lincoln. It has limited on-site parking. The Reform Restaurant is located on the Ground Floor and serves non-residents. Booking is recommended. Service is a little slow, but the quality of food (and wine) served here is outstanding. Haut Cuisine beautifully presented, in sufficient quantity (so often not the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had booked a table for 6 people to celebrate my daughters graduation. We asked for pre dinner drinks to be served outside but we're told this was not possible as the outside area was closed because of an issue with licensing. The bar was oppressively hot and I could not face the prospect of dining in such conditions and... More

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SarahA, Owner at The Castle Hotel, responded to this review

I was interested to read your review but unsure why it was left as you had not actually had a drink, food or stayed at the Hotel but seemed to be simply judging us on the heat of the day. Something clearly out of our control. We are unable to serve drinks outside due to our Licensing restrictions and not... More

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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel has a great location, near the castle and cathedral, in a very pleasant and bustling small city, Lincoln. It's a great place and walking up and down Steep Hill is good fun - strenuous on the way back. We stayed in one of the newly renovated (newly acquired?) cottages next to the hotel. These are neat two-bed terraced... More

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the hotel for a weekend break with some friends. We loved it, we stayed there last year for my birthday and we loved it so much we went back this year . If i have to say anything bad about it , it would be that the bedrooms were very very hot and that was with a... More

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

We stayed at this hotel to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We were greeted by a friendly quietly spoken receptionist who was very welcoming. We asked for a late checkout and even though they didn't normally do them on a week day they didn't hesitate with allowing us one absolutely free of charge. We were shown to a beautiful room called... More

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West Yorkshire, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently stayed at the Castle Hotel for a weekend break in Lincoln and to attend the nearby Waddington airshow. We had not been to Lincoln before so did not know the hotel from personal experience at all but we were not disappointed in any way shape or form. From the minute we arrived to when we left we received polite... More

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Yateley, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Castle Hotel has been excellently modernised and has views to the cathedral and castle. Its location in the heart of the old city cannot be beaten. We arrived early, but were able to leave our bags so that we could go off for a wander before coming back to check-in. Room was modern, clean and comfortable and looked out... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just got back. Really good base for a stay in Lincoln. May be a hill climb too far for elder or disabled City explorers. But it is only stones throw from the Cathedral, castle, tourist shops and restaurants. The main shops are accessible via a pretty steep hill. Very friendly and helpful staff. Better than average breakfast. Get there as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Calling on spec a couple of hours before we booked the junior suite - a stunning room overlooking the cathedral and castle and since it was nearly 8pm by the time we arrived, decided for dinner. The menu ws fresh and varied and tasty, and the staff helpful and courteous. The whole experience was faultless with the owner even moving... More

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Address: Westgate, Lincoln LN1 3AS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Lincolnshire > Lincoln
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Castle Hotel 3*
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Lincoln #5 Business Hotel in Lincoln
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Following a recent £1million refurbishment the Castle hotel is a luxury standard hotel located at the heart of Lincoln's historic quarter, nestled between the historic castle and magnificent cathedral offering views of both the Castle is the perfect location for both leisure and business guests. Reform restaurant at the Castle has recently been voted the "best restaurant in Lincolnshire 2011/2012" by Tastes Of Lincolnshire & Lincolnshire Life magazine and serves modern European cuisine in a decadent yet relaxed setting ... more   less 
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