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Top Peterborough Historic Hotels

Falcon Hotel
3 out of 5
The price is £60 per night from 24 Sep to 25 Sep
3.5/5Good! (145 reviews)

"Very pleasent staff; a little aged but clean. Really nice breakfasr."…"

Reviewed on 15 Jan 2020

Falcon Hotel
River Nene Cottages
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5/5Exceptional! (11 reviews)

"Thank you for a wonderful stay at Rivernene Cottages. Hosts Stephen and Phil were amazing and could not do enough for all the guests. We stayed in the Yew Tree Cottage, as a family of 4 (2 teenagers) this was perfect! The entire place is immaculately kept. The sweeping garden was a great place to ..."…"

Reviewed on 22 Aug 2020

River Nene Cottages
Castle Farm Guest House
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £100 per night from 26 Sep to 27 Sep
4.9/5Exceptional! (40 reviews)
A night away

"A most relaxing stay with welcoming hosts, a hearty breakfast and a beautiful area. What more do you need for a night away."…"

Reviewed on 7 Jun 2019

Castle Farm Guest House

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The Talbot Hotel
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £68 per night from 4 Oct to 5 Oct
4.5/5Wonderful! (205 reviews)

"The hotel steeped in history but with modern day appeal. Room was excellent- very spacious and comfortable big bed. Food very good. Staff helpful, professional and friendly."…"

Reviewed on 10 Feb 2020

The Talbot Hotel
Best Western Plus Peterborough Orton Hall Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
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The price is £70 per night from 29 Sep to 30 Sep
4.2/5Excellent! (487 reviews)

"The spa was excellent, the rooms large with all you need and clean. Some of the communal areas especially outside need updating and maintaining. The food in the restaurant was below par for a place like that - lazy cooking. Very reliably priced and handy for Peterbough and links to other areas like ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

Best Western Plus Peterborough Orton Hall Hotel & Spa
Park Inn by Radisson Peterborough
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £63 per night from 27 Sep to 28 Sep
4.1/5Very Good! (722 reviews)

"Clean and comfy and overall a good stay. Check in longer than it needed to be"…"

Reviewed on 13 Aug 2020

Park Inn by Radisson Peterborough
The Sibson Inn Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £67 per night from 26 Sep to 27 Sep
4.1/5Very Good! (226 reviews)

"This was a wonderful break. I was made to feel welcome and part of the family from the start, I felt very spoiled and pampered :-) The food was excellent - I highly recommend the donuts!!"…"

Reviewed on 2 Sep 2020

The Sibson Inn Hotel
The Bull Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £63 per night from 27 Sep to 28 Sep
4/5Very Good! (429 reviews)

"Very clean and comfortable. Lovely staff. It would have been good to have known in advance that there is no cooked breakfast. What is provided in the room is inadequate."…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2020

The Bull Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western
The Great Northern Hotel
The price is £67 per night from 26 Sep to 27 Sep
3.9/5Very Good! (219 reviews)

"Very nice and comfortable room. Very helpful. reception staff. Great location next to railway station for our trip on the Saturday."…"

Reviewed on 21 Jul 2020

The Great Northern Hotel
The Haycock Hotel
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3.6/5Good! (264 reviews)
Good value accommodation in nice surroundings.

"my family, of 4 adults, have regularly used this hotel and we find the accommodation and breakfast excellent. We do not use the bar or restaurant as these are, in our opinion, overpriced."…"

Reviewed on 27 Jan 2020

The Haycock Hotel
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Your Guide to Historic Hotels in Peterborough

When you take a Peterborough getaway, it is easy to pick a chain you are familiar with, or a modern hotel. You know that your accommodation will have all the essentials. But sometimes opting to stay in a more unique location can elevate your stay. A stay in a Peterborough historic hotel still offers you with a fully-furnished room that is also overflowing with personality. Furthermore, it allows you to immerse yourself in Peterborough's history.

Grab Your Place in History

Many of the historic accommodations in Peterborough give you a feel for a historic period as soon as you step into the front door. With Victorian-style architecture and addresses in the heart of Peterborough, you'll soon understand what makes Peterborough a must for travellers. Thankfully, you won't have to actually live in the past. Although these accommodations may be historic, they have many up-to-date amenities to help you keep in touch or relax on your stay. You'll discover rooms outfitted with a comfy bed, lots of character, and just about anything you'll need for a wonderful stay.

Once you have explored the historic hotel property, you can explore the prominent landmarks and museums to take in more of the region's culture. Of course, all this perusing through the past is going to stimulate your appetite. Feel free to read Expedia's 2748 guest reviews for tips from other travellers to help make your Peterborough visit that much better. You can also ask your hotels' front desk staff to point to where some of the local areas to grab a pint or high tea in Peterborough are.

Your Peterborough Hotel Is Waiting

If you want to get the most from your Peterborough visit, staying in one of these vintage hotels will elevate your time spent in this renowned city. With Expedia's choice of 10 one-of-a-kind lodgings to select from, you are sure to find at a great rate. However, like the historical locations you're exploring, these deals won't last forever. Reserve soon to get a place in one of these distinctive properties.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history buff expect from a stay in Peterborough?
On a trip to Peterborough, those interested in local history will likely want to explore the a cathedral. While you’re here, you can visit the spas and countryside. And also relish a stop at the lively bars in this culturally rich area.
Where's the best place to stay in Peterborough to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Castle Farm Guest House is a top 4-star guesthouse for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Fotheringhay Castle is a short walk away. A couple of other options close to historic sites include The Bull Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western and Park Inn by Radisson Peterborough.
How many historically relevant hotels are located in Peterborough?
In Peterborough, you’ll find 119 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 10 hotels designated as historic or close to historic sites.
What are the must-see historical places and other sights in Peterborough?
Peterborough is notable for its a cathedral and landmarks like Fotheringhay Castle, Flag Fen and Longthorpe Tower. Additionally, in the area, you’ll find Burghley House and Rutland Water Nature Reserve.
What is a historic hotel like in Peterborough?
By booking a historic hotel, guests can sleep in a place that has an officially recognised national historic designation. A castle, stately home, palace or even a pub, lodge, old police station or skyscraper can be considered a historic hotel provided that it’s a place of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are often found in the public spaces and guestrooms of such hotels in Peterborough, giving a real sense of character.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is a term often used in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is more common in the U.S. though overall the terms are quite similar. The architecture and building of historic hotels are generally the most important aspect. For a heritage hotel, mainly, it’s cultural value as well as how it influenced the community.
Do historic hotels in Peterborough have modern facilities?
Hotels include modern conveniences and safety features you expect to find, while every effort is made to preserve treasured traditions and historic facades. Private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, free WiFi and the popular amenities found in most hotels will be available in a historic hotel. When you book a historic hotel in Peterborough, don’t worry that you’ll find yourself staying at a place that is rundown or uncomfortable.

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