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Top 10 Hotels in Gainsborough

Cleatham Hall
4.5 out of 5
Cleatham Hall, North Lincolnshire, Gainsborough, England
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5.78 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)

"Beautiful furnishings. A lovely stay. Recommended."…"

Reviewed on 10 Oct 2019

Cleatham Hall
Black Swan Guest House
4 out of 5
21 High Street, Marton, Gainsborough, England
£77
per night
7 Apr-8 Apr
7.72 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (37 reviews)

"Excellent breakfast and pleasant hosts. Very clean. Recommended."…"

Reviewed on 11 Dec 2018

Black Swan Guest House
The Horse & Jockey
2.5 out of 5
42 Church Street, Gainsborough, England
£40
per night
3 May-4 May
5.36 mi from city centre
3/5 (4 reviews)
Cheap and cheerful

"Don’t expect too much from this hotel it’s above a lively boozer. It was fine for a one night stay. Very dated but did the job"…"

Reviewed on 23 Aug 2019

The Horse & Jockey
The George
4 out of 5
20 High Street, Kirton in Lindsey, Gainsborough, England
£65
per night
7 Apr-8 Apr
4.3 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (92 reviews)

"nice village unfortunately stayed ,when the worlds in shut down , but a good shower, comfortable bed a decent sized room , if the world goes back to normal i'd recommend"…"

Reviewed on 26 Mar 2020

The George
The Black Horse Inn
4 out of 5
93 High Street, Blyton, Gainsborough, England
£75
per night
7 Apr-8 Apr
2.71 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (253 reviews)

"We were made very welcome, the room was lovely and clean and very comfortable. Breakfast was really good and so was the coffee and tea. All in all a good experience."…"

Reviewed on 15 Dec 2019

The Black Horse Inn
The Red Lion Hotel
3 out of 5
Main Rd, Redbourne, Gainsborough, England
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6.29 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (69 reviews)

"The bar and restaurant area was cosy and warm and tastefully decorated. The bedroom and bathroom was fine for the star rating. Bed was comfy."…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb 2020

The Red Lion Hotel
The Becketts
3 out of 5
25 High Street, Corringham, Gainsborough, England
£60
per night
1 May-2 May
2.06 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (29 reviews)

"Check In and greeting was first class the room was clean, comfortable and tidy plenty of parking unfortunately the pub was closed on a Monday so I had to travel a few miles down the road to get an evening meal"…"

Reviewed on 10 Sep 2019

The Becketts
Campbell House
3 out of 5
57 Campbell Street, Gainsborough, England
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5.6 mi from city centre
Campbell House
Hemswell Court
3.5 out of 5
Hemswell Cliff, Gainsborough, England
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3.96 mi from city centre
Hemswell Court
The White Swan
4 out of 5
The Green, Gainsborough, England
£78
per night
27 Apr-28 Apr
4.86 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)

"Friendly staff, very comfortable room with a great bath/shower and excellent food. I stayed for one night on a business trip."…"

Reviewed on 30 Jan 2020

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Pocket Guide: Gainsborough

Visiting Gainsborough

Budget-minded travellers will find a good deal in Gainsborough, but all guests will undoubtedly appreciate the bars and horseback riding. Visitors who travel to this welcoming, cosy city can discover its restaurants, beer and coffeehouses.

  • There are 6 Gainsborough hotels
  • May is the most expensive month to travel here, whereas January is the most economical
  • Closest major airport is in Doncaster (DSA-Robin Hood), 15.2 mi (24.5 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around Gainsborough

  • Top activities include horseback riding and golfing, whereas Elsham Golf Club is a great place to visit
  • Lincoln Castle and Lincoln Cathedral are noteworthy landmarks

Getting around Gainsborough

There are plenty of options for getting around Gainsborough. If you want to venture outside of the area, take a train from Gainsborough Lea Road Station.

Staying in Gainsborough

You might like one of these top-rated, small-scale inns and unique properties for a romantic getaway or boutique stay:
  • Black Swan Guest House
  • The Black Horse Inn

A favourite with Expedia travellers is Black Swan Guest House with a 5 out of 5 user rating, whereas The Black Horse Inn has a 4.5 rating by guests.

Dressing for Gainsborough

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 11°C during the day and 1°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 20°C, while the average at night is 3°C
  • July to September has daytime averages of 21°C with night-time averages of 9°C
  • Between October and December, you can expect daytime averages of 16°C and nighttime averages of 3°C
  • About 19 millimetres of rain falls on Gainsborough each year

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Gainsborough?
The Black Horse Inn is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4-star inn offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Traveller reviews also recommend Black Swan Guest House and The George as top options for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Gainsborough, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel reservations are refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your arrival date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to get the best options available in Gainsborough.
What's the best hotel for a family holiday to Gainsborough?
Brampton Dales Farm Bed and Breakfast is a top 3.5-star B&B on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Other options for your child-friendly holiday include Black Swan Guest House and The George. Also, attractions in the area such as Yorkshire Wildlife Park and Sundown Adventureland are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Gainsborough?
Black Swan Guest House is a top dog-friendly guesthouse and offers free WiFi for its human guests. The Becketts is another option if you’re bringing your pet along.
What is staying in Gainsborough like?
Travellers give high marks for the top-notch restaurants in Gainsborough, which is also known for its bars. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its coffee shops. Lincoln Castle, Lincoln Cathedral and Yorkshire Wildlife Park are some of the top sights around the area. In Gainsborough, there are 21 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What is there to see in Gainsborough?
Horse riding is a top activity, and Blyton Park Driving Center is one place to visit. In the area, you’ll also find Lincoln Castle and Lincoln Cathedral.
How can I get around Gainsborough?
If you’d like to explore more of the area, take a train from Kirton Lindsey Station, Gainsborough Central Station or Gainsborough Lea Road Station. Gainsborough might not have very many public transport options, so consider renting a car to explore more.
What's the seasonal weather in Gainsborough?
The hottest months are usually August and July, with an average temperature of 20°C, while the coldest months are February and January, with an average of 2°C. Average annual rainfall for Gainsborough is 586.50 mm.

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