We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

The Ivory Guest House

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Lincoln
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
The Ivory Guest House
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers","shims"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","shims":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'shims'))"}},"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

44 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 44: English reviews
London
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Is this establishment still open ? Tried to telephone on a number of occasions - no reply and no answerphone ! Also no reply to emails sent via their webpage. Doesn't inspire confidence. i notice all previous reviews are for 2013. It certainly looks like a good value guesthouse with a convenient location.

Helpful?
1 Thank Johnjd
Brisbane Oz
Level Contributor
113 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

We were actually looking for a B & B a little closer to the city centre as we were only visiting Lincoln for one night but it turned out to be quite a nice walk. On our arrival James met us at the door and gave us our street parking pass. Parking wasn't a problem, we got a spot right... More 

Helpful?
Thank oztripperz
Weymouth, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We had 2 rooms which were lovely, clean and comfortable. Really enjoyed our stay, breakfast was very filling and good quality. Good location excellent for touring. Hope we will return in the near future. Thank you.

Helpful?
Thank Richard S
London
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

Attending a conference in LIncoln, I stayed in The Ivory Guest House for 2 nights in April and was very comfortable and well-looked after. My room and the general facilities were clean, quiet and had everything I needed. The place is a short walk from the centre of town, and near the cathedral, so ideally placed for a visit. James... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Adrian262
Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

I went down to Lincoln for a university interview, and had to find a hotel on short notice. As i am only 17 my mother was concerned about finding a place for me to stay.It was short notice and she came across this place. Contacted the owner and arranged for me to stay. i arrived on a tuesday evening and... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank GingerMoose
Axbridge, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
110 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

We spent a very comfortable 3 nights here visiting relatives and we were allowed to arrive on Christmas Day using a key safe. Hosts were away but popped in to make sure we were ok and left a self service continental breakfast for us for boxing day morning. By the second morning normal breakfast service was resumed with excellent bacon... More 

Helpful?
Thank mendip_7
Littlehampton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

You would not expect to find accommodation of this quality on a street that has frankly seen better days. Rooms beautifully furnished and comfortable. Everything sparkling clean. Welcoming and informative hosts. Excellent and generous breakfasts, beautifully cooked. House is only a short walk away from the lively centre of Lincoln. Much to see of historic interest - more than we... More 

Helpful?
Thank Linda O
Ramsbottom, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

Do not be put off by the outside appearance of the property. This is a great value for money Guest House. The interior is first class, we stayed longer than we intended to do as it was that good, we had four nights 9th to 13th Sept. and had a great time. Our host James was excellent and produced top... More 

Helpful?
Thank James T
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

We echo Cannelloni's comments. Despite first appearances our stay from May 1-3 was excellent. Parking is on the street but we had no problem finding a space, and James had the permit in-hand as we came through the door. Our room was on the (english) first floor. If you are over 6'-2" mind your head on the stair turn. Room... More 

Helpful?
Thank Michael C
Bury, Lancashire
Level Contributor
23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

Do not be put off by the appearance fron the outside - this is an excellent value for money Guest House with a warm and friendly welcome, Rooms are spacious, clean, comfortable and nicely decorated. We stayed for 3 nights 6th - 8th April and had a great time. Breakfast was plentiful, excellent quality and thanks to James for coping... More 

Helpful?
Thank Cannelloni
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

6 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (5)
Viewed
Room/Suite (2)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (2)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Lincoln hotels
0.8 mi away
Premier Inn Lincoln City Centre Hotel
0.6 mi away
Holiday Inn Express Lincoln City Centre
0.1 mi away
202 Guest House
202 Guest House
#6 of 52 in Lincoln
5.0 of 5 stars 381 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.0 mi away
Tennyson Court
Tennyson Court
#38 of 52 in Lincoln
3.5 of 5 stars 83 reviews
0.7 mi away
Huckleberrys Bar and Grill
0.2 mi away
Brayford Guest House
Brayford Guest House
#7 of 52 in Lincoln
5.0 of 5 stars 195 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Ivory Guest House Lincoln is ideally located within minutes from Lincoln city centre, ensuring guests have easy access to all of Lincoln’s splendid attractions such as Lincoln Minster and Castle, Lincoln’s unique shops, many restaurants and riverside pubs and inns. Graded with 4 Stars by Visit England, Ivory House is a centrally located Bed and Breakfast offering excellent accommodation for both business and leisure guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ivory Guest House

Address: 258 West Parade, Lincoln LN1 1LY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Lincolnshire > Lincoln
Price Range: $46 - $79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing