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The Duke William Hotel

44 Bailgate, Lincoln LN1 3AP, England
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The Duke William Hotel
Ranked #49 of 50 Lincoln B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a stay in the hotel for September 2 months ago. Usually I take my time in choosing a hotel and looking at the reviews but on this occasion, I went by the pictures both on the hotel's website and Booking.com (which is the company I booked through) which actually looked reasonable for the price and location of the... More

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After booking the duke william for a 1 night stay we weren't expecting great things after reading reviews and we weren't disappointed. On arrival we were shown up to our room which could only be described as a grimy mish mash of a place. It was full of old mis matched furniture with dirt and grime everywhere. The beds had... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

visited 4 to 6-july- 2014 arrived at 14-30 to find pub closed and hotel entrance closed no information on doors found a rear entrance and eventually checked in. the room was small but clean, however the shower in my wifes words was "mankey" and was not used, my son his wife had a family room in a similar state. problems... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On arrival i was not expected my name was not on the list. Anyway i managed to find my transaction i had paid by visa. They up graded me to the annexe, where i was told this is a lot nicer and more modern than the main hotel. Omg i had to walk down a dirty corridor, through a kitchen... More

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Southport, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We arrived early and sat outside in the car as the 'front door' was locked. Much later, we discovered that the Reception entrance was about 5 mins walk away round the back. There was no notice at the front to this effect. During the whole of our stay, we only met one member of staff, who admittedly was very pleasant... More

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Burscough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Luke and partner where pleasant but I feel this establishment needs someone to lift it out of its tiredness . Management could wield a paintbrush , remove old light fitments , and generally give it some love. It's a beautifully old building and you except creaky , wandering passageways. Make the most of what you have. Time and effort and... More

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is not a proper hotel. This could be lovely but is not. We stayed one night, there was no hot running water, there were no shower gels/shampoo, there was no hairdryer. The plug sockets were dangerously overloaded, the hotel lacked privacy and the quality of the fixtures and fittings was intolerably bad. It wasn't particularly dirty but incredibly scruffy.... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

What a dirty place. We stayed in the family room with a double and single. The double bed was a "put u up" and the legs gave way underneath if you didn't sit on it right. The single bed was very lumpy, both had seen better days. The carpets, horrible furniture and bathroom were ditched. If you can afford a... More

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We booked this, so called, hotel through " booking.com" for my birthday treat, just the 1 night, ! What a shock my wife and I found when looking through our room,! It was smelly, damp, the drawers were full of filth the carpet was filthy full of cigerate burns and sticky, I don't think the carpet had been hoovered for... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

Myself and the wife,were looking for a cheap break for good friday.so we came across the duke of william and deceided to give it a chance.on arrival we were given a lovely warm welcome from june behind the bar,before being taken up to our room.the room itself was a bit tired looking,but waw clean,and considering what we had paid for... More

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Address: 44 Bailgate, Lincoln LN1 3AP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Lincolnshire > Lincoln
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Located within the heart of the picturesque Bailgate area of Lincoln and only a few minutes away from the historic Cathedral and Castle. Extensive free car parking at the rear and free wi fi for all guests.We also offer a self catering beautiful cottage next door to the Hotel. Perfect for business or vacation and long stays. We have a large warm and friendly bar with Traditional ales and a good selection of wines and spirits. Excellant value for money with an English Breakfast included. ... more   less 
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