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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Swift reception service, very friendly staff all up for a laugh, super quick to resolve any sort of issue. Spacious, clean room, warm Restaurant is very nice food and very clean.. will not hesitate to return.

Thank Sarah M
Ronald W, General Manager at The Windmill Hotel, responded to this review

We thank this guest for her glowing comments, it makes all the hard work seem totally worthwhile. We sincerely hope she has the opportunity to visit us again.

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay in this hotel. The room was basic but warm and comfortable. The Indian cuisine served in the restaurant is excellent and the staff are both helpful and friendly. I would definitely stay here again.

Thank tazul292
Ronald W, Manager at The Windmill Hotel, responded to this review

We thank this guest for their positive review of our hotel and offer an invitation to stay with us again in the future.

Reviewed 25 September 2016

Not somewhere I would be returning to in a hurry, Not worth the money, wasn't very clean, all mattresses were loopy, stained n smelt fusty, the sofa bed was filfy towels smelt damp, carpet was dirty (socks went in the bin), none matching bedding all mismatched, one double plug socket so if u wanted to watch tv (kept loosing signal)...

1Thank Leanne L
Ronald W, Manager at The Windmill Hotel, responded to this review

We apologise if this guest did not enjoy their stay with us however, there are some comments which need clarifying. Firstly, our rooms are cleaned thoroughly and bedding/towels are changed every day. There is no lift as we are a grade 2 listed building and do not have room for on, but a 1000 steps is an exaggeration. All rooms...

Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed for one night in room 203 (family room) and it was just what we needed to be near our beach hut at Sutton on Sea. Our room was spacious and comfortable. They arranged a travel cot for our baby which we really appreciated. The bathroom could do with updating however as it was very clean we were not...

1Thank CatherineHill
Ronald W, Manager at The Windmill Hotel, responded to this review

We thank these guests for their honest review. It is always gratifying to receive a good review. We always strive to satisfy the needs of our guests. We accept that the rooms are dated, but they are in keeping with the age of the building. However, we will be updating and re-decorating the rooms this autumn/winter. We hope these guests...

Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This hotel is a family run business and is really nice. The rooms are really clean with tea and coffee making facilities. Downstairs there is an Indian restaurant that doubles up as the breakfast room. The Indian food is so tasty as well. There is also a bar with jukebox and pool table. The bar prices are not bad. I...

Thank Colin L
Ronald W, Manager at The Windmill Hotel, responded to this review

This guest was a pleasure to accommodate and we wish to extend an invitation to stay with us again. The positive comments make all our efforts seem worth while. We are a family run business and always strive to create a comfortable environment which we evidently achieved in this instant.

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2016

basic but clean, no ghosts this time, breakfast very good. thanks to Ron and his team++++++++++++++++ we use this hotel ,because its close to mabelthorpe,struby,and cadwell park, ideal for overnight stops,

Thank graham e e
Ronald W, Manager at The Windmill Hotel, responded to this review

We are always delighted to welcome returning guests. We thank them for their honest comments and trust they will return again. They will always be more than welcome here.

Oldbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We stayed at The Windmill Hotel for one night whilst we were in the area for a wedding. The room was really comfortable, the breakfast delicious and the staff extremely friendly and helpful. We would definitely stay there again 😀.

Thank kemarsh
Ronald W, Manager at The Windmill Hotel, responded to this review

We would like to thank these guests wholeheartedly, for their kind and positive review. It was a pleasure accommodating them and we invite them to come and stay again.

Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Went for a weekend in skegness/mablethorpe. Pet friendly hotel so that gets it some points but other than that it's a very dated room for a steep price. The breakfast is standard but with no juice or cereal on offer just jam. We had some disturbance at closing time but that's not their fault it's a pub ! The Indian...

1Thank Rick G
Ronald W, Manager at The Windmill Hotel, responded to this review

We thank these guests for their honest review and comments. The hotel is 18th century and grade 2 listed which limits our options for refurbishment etc. However, whilst we accept that the rooms are in need of some tlc, something we will do once the summer rush is over, we firmly believe that our prices are extremely competitive when compared...

Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 July 2016

staff are friendly carrying your bags up to our room couldn't do enough for us.offered a drink as we came downstairs which was lovely animal friendly as we had our dog with us he loved all the attention from there 2 girls which was very well behaved and chatty .rooms were very clean no bad smells as commented in last...

Thank sammy684
Ronald W, Manager at The Windmill Hotel, responded to this review

These guests were a pleasure to accommodate and we wish to thank them wholeheartedly for their very kind and positive review. It is extremely gratifying when guests enjoy staying with us as it makes all the hard work worthwhile. Should these guests visit us again they will be greeted with open arms.

Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

I stayed here with friends for one night as we were at a wedding a few miles from this lovely little village. Cheap and cheerful, & as we didn't really spend much time in the hotel I can't say much other than it was clean and the staff were lovely. I actually lost my sunglasses, the manager found them at...

1Thank tlg8
Ronald W, Manager at The Windmill Hotel, responded to this review

We thank this guest for the kind and honest review. It is our policy to always return items left anywhere in the hotel, providing we have contact details or are contacted by guests/patrons. We thoroughly enjoyed looking after all the guests who stayed with us and attended the wedding. The two little girls had beaming smiles all over their faces...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel is an 18th-century coaching house located in the historic market town of Alford, Lincolnshire, England. If you are planning a trip to the Lincolnshire coast, whether it be a one night stop over to a full week, the Windmill will endeavour to accommodate your needs. All of our rooms are en-suite and offer value for money. We have a well stocked bar offering a wide range of beers, wines and spirits. In addition our Indian restaurant offers top quality cuisine. We are also a pet friendly hotel. You will always find a warm and pleasant atmosphere awaiting you from the staff at the Windmill Hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Windmill Hotel

Address: 10 Market Place, Alford LN13 9EB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Lincolnshire > Alford
Price Range: £55 - £73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Windmill Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“nothing could be changed thank you so much”
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