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The Allotment House
Ranked #18 of 48 Lincoln B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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“Superb B&B”
Reviewed 14 May 2013

I stayed here in April 2013 and was absolutely blown away by my hostess who was kind and accommodating and by the high standard of accomodation.

I booked an en suite double bedroom and found my room beautifully appointed with a neutral relaxing decor. The en suite shower room was very clean and even the toiletries were a little treat, hand made orange hand soap! There was even a shower cap which in my experience many B&B owners aren't considerate enough to provide.

The bed was very comfortable and there was ample room to store/spread/strew my things as needed. The view of Lincoln Cathedral is gorgeous at night and I think there were two or three rooms that face that direction.

There was a small refrigerator on the landing outside my room where my excellent hostess left a jug of fresh milk and bottled water for me to help myself, she even made sure there was cake for me in my room when I got there.

I walked a short distance to Burton Road to get a takeaway one night and on my return found that the table in the dining room had been set for me to sit and have my meal like a civilised young woman instead of pigging out in my room which was MUCH appreciated!

Other than the smoked salmon and scrambled eggs I had requested the night before, there was a breakfast spread of fresh fruit, yogurt, cereal and juices.

I cannot fault this B&B on any account and the price was on par with what you would expect to pay for a quality B&B in uphill Lincoln. I was very pleased, will definitely return and can wholeheartedly recommend to anyone visiting Lincoln.

Room Tip: Highly recommend the double en suite room, sunny and spacious, very quiet as it overlooks a large al...
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Property: The Allotment House
Address: 76 Yarborough Crescent, Lincoln LN1 3LX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Lincolnshire > Lincoln
Hotel Style:
Ranked #18 of 48 B&Bs / Inns in Lincoln
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Allotment House offers bed and breakfast accommodation a short walk from Lincoln Cathedral. It has two quiet, very comfortable rooms, both with views of the Cathedral: one double en-suite and the other twin/triple with private facilities, plus the use of a sitting room and garden patio. There is ample off road parking. Choice of Breakfast menu cooked using locally sourced produce. ... more   less 

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