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Downham Market, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very expensive for what is was. Had lunch with the family and although the service was about average, I will not be going again at Christmas. I found the vegetables difficult to eat as being a pensioner my teeth were not up to chewing half raw sprouts, call it any fancy name you like but el Dante to me is...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed 2 nights in a very comfortable room with a huge bed. The food is exceptional - great selection freshly cooked for breakfast and a varied dinner menu with classic dishes and more adventurous choices. I had venison and quail egg scotch eggs which were amazing. The meeting rooms provided were very pleasant with fast WiFi and the staff super...

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked the William Cecil for a business breakfast event. My booking was dealt with very quickly and efficiently, the whole process was very smooth and they were very helpful. On the day of the event everything was set up perfectly to what we had asked for and all the staff were lovely and extremely helpful throughout the event. Thank...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is full of history, historic portraits of people from the era of Elizabeth 1st and it has charming varied and quirky rooms. Not far off Christmas and I loved the decorations, not over the top, but adding to a warm cosy feel. Glowing! We had a fabulous time and it's a 10 minute walk down into historic Stamford,...

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Peter B, General Manager at The William Cecil at Stamford, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review. I am delighted you enjoyed the festive atmosphere at the hotel. I will ensure I pass on your feedback as regards efficiency of service during breakfast to the entire team. I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future and please do book into our Restaurant on your next visit.

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here with my wife and little dog for 2 nights 24/11/16 to 25/11/16 for Christmas shopping at Stamford market and Burghley house Christmas fair. What an experience this hotel and its staff are a credit to their business, nothing was too much trouble the staff were polite civil and attentive without being over the top. The food was interesting...

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Peter B, General Manager at The William Cecil at Stamford, responded to this review

Thank you for your delightful review. I am genuinely thrilled that our entire team made such an impression during your short stay with us. We love to make a fuss when our four legged friends check in - I hope you managed to order from the pet menu? Have a wonderful Christmas and we look forward to welcoming you back...

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The William Cecil is neither overwhelming nor underwhelming. Well that was our experience anyway. We stayed for 2 nights with some friends. We ate there both nights - once in the restaurant and once in the Conservatory. We also had lunch there as well. We stayed in the Lodge, which is located down a dark (literally) side access path. The...

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Peter B, General Manager at The William Cecil at Stamford, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback. Firstly, I am pleased that you enjoyed our food offering, wine and local ale. I am also delighted to hear you received 5* service from our team. I am disappointed that you did not enjoy your stay in our Lodge and apologise that you found some aspects of your...

Sheffield
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stayed for 2 nights from nov 13 the hotel is old and creeky our room dapne was ok apart from the dripping shower which kept my partner awake for most of the night is was rectified the next day though we had a table booked in the restaurant the first evening which to our amazement we shared with the...

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Peter B, General Manager at The William Cecil at Stamford, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review. We receive such fabulous feedback on our hospitality at breakfast and I am pleased to hear you agree with all our other guests on this point. We do have beans available and next time you stay with us please ask a member of staff who will be happy to accommodate your requirements. I will...

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed two nights where a Wedding and Reception were being held. Easy access from the road systems around - on the edge of town, parking good. Nice greeting and information about the rooms from Reception. I was in a double room on the ground floor; it was spacious and comfortable. However, don't take your electric toothbrush or shaver (if needed)...

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Peter B, General Manager at The William Cecil at Stamford, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments. Firstly, I apologise that we were unable to provide you with an adaptor on this occasion. We now have several in stock when you visit again :) We do have a young team here at the William Cecil and have recently been shortlisted as a finalist of the Small Business...

High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A one nighter stop off for a group of us heading from Norwich to Newcastle. Delicious dinner and breakfast. Comfy bed with well equipped rooms. Had to be careful of steps down into the bathroom at night, but it is an old building so had lots of character.

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Peter B, General Manager at The William Cecil at Stamford, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. I am so pleased your party enjoyed your stay with us. Next time you must stay for longer - we have beautiful private dining rooms that are perfect for larger parties. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were married here on 5th November 2016 and cannot fault the hotel in any way. From arrival on the Friday to check out on the Sunday the staff could not do enough for us, decorating different rooms, setting out games and generally ensuring the smooth running of the whole day. The food, drinks and rooms were all amazing. The...

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Peter B, General Manager at The William Cecil at Stamford, responded to this review

Wow - thank you for your kind review. I am thrilled that we played such a big part in making your wedding day so special. I will pass on all of your wonderful comments to the team who I know will be delighted with your feedback. We wish you a happy honeymoon and look forward to welcoming you and your...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service

Additional Information about The William Cecil at Stamford

Address: St Martins, Stamford PE9 2LJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Lincolnshire > Stamford
Price Range: $112 - $210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The William Cecil at Stamford 4*
Number of rooms: 27
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“Did not say overnight”
 of 5 bubbles donru17, yesterday | Read review
“Rooms vary in size, shape and quirkiness! Also re noise. What a relative found irritating I found interesting. Ours lovely, and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles janetmferry, 1 week ago | Read review
“there are 5 rooms that are dog friendly”
 of 5 bubbles lambretta134, 1 week ago | Read review
“the rooms at the front arre near the road so some noise it didny really bother us though”
 of 5 bubbles shaunozzy, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“All rooms are individual - no lift access - something to be considered if disabled/infirm.”
 of 5 bubbles 860annp, 3 weeks ago | Read review
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