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Lancaster University, John Creed Building
Bank House Cottage
3.5 out of 5
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5.35 mi from city centre
Bank House Cottage
The Ashton
4 out of 5
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1.07 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)

"We have stayed several times over the years as its such a wonderful place to stay for so many reasons.Its a very relaxing place which is uniquely built and furnished.You are always made to feel so welcome by the atmosphere and staff."…"

Reviewed on 10 Nov 2019

The Ashton
The Royal Hotel and Bar
3 out of 5
6 Thurnham Street, Lancaster, England
The price is £59 per night
0.13 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (123 reviews)
Great stay in Lancaster

"Very clean and comfortable room. Continental breakfast with lots of choice."…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2020

The Royal Hotel and Bar
The Sun Hotel & Bar
3.5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £67 per night
0.15 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (126 reviews)

"Central location. Warm, friendly. Comfortable rooms great bar & eating."…"

Reviewed on 16 Dec 2019

The Sun Hotel & Bar
The New Inn Clapham
The price is £89 per night
17.19 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (28 reviews)
Night away from kids!!

"Absolutely beautiful hotel. Friendly staff and atmosphere and set in stunning surroundings"…"

Reviewed on 28 Aug 2018

The New Inn Clapham
The Mill at Conder Green
4 out of 5
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The price is £70 per night
3.98 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (97 reviews)
Great hotel but must have own transport

"Bed comfy but mattress sags when near edge so that was a mark against. Rooms in general lovely and clean and comfortable. Restaurant was the stand out part as the food was superb! Staff were all extremely friendly and attentive without being annoying. I can honestly say we will go back to this ..."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

The Mill at Conder Green
The Borough
3.5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £60 per night
0.11 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (72 reviews)
Lovely place, but.........

"We stayed in the suite room 1 on the ground floor. Beautiful room, lounge, and en-suite. The only issue we had was when the people in the room above us started walking around at 6am on a Sunday morning, we could hear every squeak of every floorboard, very loudly. We would stay again, but take ear ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Feb 2020

The Borough
Lancaster Barn B&B
4.5 out of 5
The price is £110 per night
5.64 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (21 reviews)

"All new but hard to find. Expedia did not forward map or directions sent by hostess."…"

Reviewed on 7 Oct 2019

Lancaster Barn B&B
Wagon and Horses
The price is £80 per night
0.43 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (130 reviews)
Weekend stay

"I have eaten here before and loved food beer and ambience. Having stayed in every other hotel more or less within 10 miles I wanted to stay here and want disappointed. Will stay again"…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020

Wagon and Horses
Thurnham Hall by Diamond Resorts
4 out of 5
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The price is £109 per night
4.56 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (610 reviews)

"Another amazing stay here. Opted for 2 bed this time and it was massive!!! Nice little balcony too. Even though leisure centres had been closed the day before we arrived and all restaurants, they offered take away service and it was amazing. Can’t wait to go back again."…"

Reviewed on 10 Apr 2020

Thurnham Hall by Diamond Resorts
Lancaster House Hotel
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £78 per night
2.84 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (807 reviews)
Just perfect

"This 2 night stay was just perfect made that way by the staff. A special mention to Michelle in the bar and Connor in the restaurant who were fantastic"…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

Lancaster House Hotel
Dodshon Place
3.5 out of 5
Dodshon Place Flat 3 25 St. Georges Quay, Lancaster, England
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0.41 mi from city centre
Dodshon Place
The Coach House
3.5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £90 per night
12.69 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (99 reviews)
Lovely Hotel

"A lovely old hotel with very friendly helpful staff."…"

Reviewed on 17 Feb 2020

The Coach House
The Fenwick Arms
The price is £72 per night
6.34 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (96 reviews)

"Cute and comfy pub and rooms - lovely staff, exactly what I needed"…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020

The Fenwick Arms
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Visiting Lancaster

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Lancaster, and visitors give high marks for the university vibe, lively bar scene and top-notch restaurants. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its entertainment. Top sights around the area include Blackpool Tower, Cartmel Racecourse and The Ingleton Waterfalls Trail.

  • There are 76 hotels and other accommodation options in Lancaster
  • The closest major airport is in Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), 48 mi (77.2 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing and Staying in Lancaster

Cultural venues in the city include Lancaster City Museum, The Dukes and Grand Theater. Favourite family attractions include Lune Aqueduct and Yorkshire Dales Falconry and Conservation Centre. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Lancaster Castle, Ashton Memorial, and St John's Historic Church.

Other top sights in Lancaster include Yorkshire Dales National Park. Top places to see around the area include Blackpool Tower, 19.1 mi/30.8 km from the heart of the city, and Lake Windermere, which is 22.3 mi (35.9 km) away.

Getting around Lancaster

If you'd like to explore more of the area, ride aboard a train from Lancaster Station, Wennington Station or Bentham Station. Lancaster might not have as many public transport choices so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

Dressing for Lancaster

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 11°C, whilst night-time temperatures stay around 0°C
  • From April to June, the average is 19°C during the day and 3°C at night
  • July to September sees average temperatures of 20°C during the day and 8°C at night
  • Between October and December, you can expect 15°C as the daytime average and 2°C as the night-time average
  • Lancaster gets about 21 millimetres of rain per year
  • August and July are usually the hottest months averaging 19°C, while February and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 1°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Lancaster?
Toll House Inn is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 4-star inn offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Reviews from our site also recommend The Coach House and Holiday Inn Lancaster as top options for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Lancaster, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel reservations are fully refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before check in. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to view the best deals available in Lancaster.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Lancaster?
Based on reviews, The Sun Hotel & Bar is a popular 3.5-star inn for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and a restaurant. Other options for your budget-friendly stay include Royal Kings Arms and Holiday Inn Lancaster.
What's the best accommodation option for a family holiday in Lancaster?
Thurnham Hall by Diamond Resorts is a top 4-star aparthotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and a restaurant. Other good options for your family trip include Holiday Inn Lancaster and The Sun Hotel & Bar. Also, attractions such as Lune Aqueduct and Yorkshire Dales Falconry and Conservation Centre are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a romantic holiday in Lancaster?
Thurnham Hall by Diamond Resorts is a favourite 4-star aparthotel for couples, and features in-room kitchens and flat-screen TVs. Other good choices for a romantic stay include The Sun Hotel & Bar and The New Inn Clapham.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Lancaster?
Lancaster House Hotel is a top dog-friendly hotel, and offers a full-service spa along with free WiFi for its human guests. Holiday Inn Lancaster is another good choice for a stay with your pet.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in Lancaster?
Toll House Inn is a top 3-star hotel for a beach holiday, and features a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good choices to stay near the beach include The Ashton and The Sun Hotel & Bar. Head to Morecambe Beach or Half Moon Bay for some quality time by the water.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Lancaster?
Thurnham Hall by Diamond Resorts is a 4-star aparthotel with a restaurant and spa services, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. The Ashton and Lancaster House Hotel are two other upscale options for your holiday.
What's the best boutique accommodation in Lancaster?
The New Inn Clapham is a favourite 5-star inn with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and free breakfast. Royal Kings Arms and The Sun Hotel & Bar are other choices for a boutique stay.
What's the best golf hotel in Lancaster?
Royal Kings Arms is a 3-star hotel featuring a restaurant and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice for playing a round of golf. Visit Forrest Hills or Bentham Golf Club to perfect your golf swing.
Where's the best place to stay in Lancaster to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, The New Inn Clapham is a top 5-star inn for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features free breakfast and a restaurant. A couple of other options to soak up the local history include Crows Hotel Lancaster and Toll House Inn. Also, notable landmarks to visit include Lancaster Castle, St John’s Historic Church and Church of St Mary.

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