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Bail House & Mews

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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“honesty bar”(113 reviews)
“four poster bed”(62 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Free Parking
Free Breakfast
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Fitness center
Pets Allowed
3 Star Hotel
Bail House Hotel is a luxury small boutique hotel in the heart of historic Lincoln. This historic building dates back to 1350 and enjoys an enviable location in Lincolns Cathedral Quarter with its wealth of independent retailers, bars and restaurants.Our spacious bedrooms, most with...
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Bail House 34 Bailgate, Lincoln LN1 3AP, England
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25.2 miles to Humberside Airport
65 restaurants are within a 0.25 mile radius
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

no ensuite bathroom. We had to share a bathroom and toilet with another room. The place itself was very difficult to find and we were lucky to get a space in the car park. staff were very friendly and gave us a warm welcome ....More

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Response from CharlotteHouse1, Manager at Bail House & MewsResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review.

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Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

Lovely old mews property with views of both the cathedral and castle. A huge living room with kitchen for guests to use if they wish and an honesty bar. The receptionist Emily was wonderfully helpful - a true asset! Breakfast at the tapas bar across...More

Thank Linda F
Response from CharlotteHouse1, General Manager at Bail House & MewsResponded February 1, 2018

thank you for your kind review.

Reviewed June 7, 2018

Wonderful old building, the oldest part dated 1350. Lots of character and history in the old part of Lincoln. Friendly and helpful staff. Within walking distance of everything we wanted to see. A carpark which is essential in the middle of cities in the UK....More

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Response from CharlotteHouse1, Manager at Bail House & MewsResponded June 9, 2018

Thank you so much for you words.

Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

We booked this as the reviews seemed to be good, and also a great location. Very mislead by other reviews, stating clean friendly would go back there. All I can say is we were put in the annex which was a filthy dirty self catering...More

Thank SueM7648KY
Response from CharlotteHouse1, Manager at Bail House & MewsResponded June 4, 2018

Dear guest. Many thanks for your review, we're disappointed that you did not enjoy your visit to us. Please accept my apologies, however I am unsure what you are tying to represent with the attached images? I can see a cupboard containing sufficient glassware &...More

Reviewed May 30, 2018

We have stayed in a mews cottage previously and this time had a room in the house. Both were lovely, with pretty good facilities. The Bail House is a quirky place in a great location for exploring Lincoln. Their well-stocked self-service bar is a great...More

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Response from CharlotteHouse1, Manager at Bail House & MewsResponded May 30, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review, it's very much appreciated.

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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$83 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Price range
$83 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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March 29, 2017|
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Response from Lorraine2266 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is parking on a first come first serve basis that you have to pay for (well we had too for the Christmas market !!! )
Room Tips
"Very comfortable room and amenities"
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"Lucky dip, but make sure you get at least what you asked for."
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"Mews 3 is utterly fabulous and quiet too with a prime view of the top of Lincoln Cathedral from the main..."
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"Our room was at the front, which was lovely with four poster bed"
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