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Top Preston Historic Hotels

Samlesbury Hall
4 out of 5
Preston New Road, Samlesbury, Preston, England
The price is £130 per night from 30 Sep to 1 Oct
4.7/5Exceptional! (24 reviews)
Cosy lodge

"Cosy lodge with a great free standing bath. Only issue is due to not being a hotel no staff available to check you in or out after 17.00 and when you leave."…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar 2020

Samlesbury Hall
FERRARI S COUNTRY HOUSE HOTEL
3 out of 5
Chipping Lane, Thornley, Longridge, Preston, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £81 per night from 30 Sep to 1 Oct
4.6/5Exceptional! (122 reviews)

"Absolutely stunning hotel, gorgeous gardens and amazing food! Absolutely perfect 1st stay and we will be coming back again soon. Fabulous customer service from Anna who worked endlessly to meet eveyones needs. Lovely room full of character, everything was just perfect and afgordable, thank uou ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug 2020

FERRARI S COUNTRY HOUSE HOTEL
Bartle Hall Country Hotel
4 out of 5
Lea Lane, Bartle, Preston, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £126 per night from 30 Sep to 1 Oct
4.5/5Wonderful! (95 reviews)

"A little gem. It truly feels like a country house and every member of staff really made us welcome and went out of their way to ensure we enjoyed our stay. The food was great too."…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb 2020

Bartle Hall Country Hotel

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The Priory
3 out of 5
The Square, Scorton, Preston, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £89 per night from 30 Sep to 1 Oct
4.4/5Wonderful! (82 reviews)

"Excellent food"…"

Reviewed on 16 Oct 2019

The Priory
The Birley Arms Hotel
4 out of 5
Bryning Lane, Preston, England
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4.4/5Wonderful! (108 reviews)
Excellent pub stay.

"We chose the birley arms as we were going to a wedding at ribby hall. It was approx 3 miles away.We found our room spacious and very clean. We had towels, mini toiletries tea/coffee making facilities . The breakfast was plentiful with a good choice. The manager julie was very pleasant and helpful. ..."…"

Reviewed on 27 Aug 2019

The Birley Arms Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Preston - South
3 out of 5
Reedfield Place, Preston, England
Free cancellation
The price is £39 per night from 2 Oct to 3 Oct
4.4/5Wonderful! (507 reviews)

"Check in and check out process was very simple. Good facilities for dogs."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jul 2020

Holiday Inn Express Preston - South
Legacy Preston International Hotel
3 out of 5
Marsh Lane, Preston, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £45 per night from 1 Oct to 2 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (705 reviews)

"Despite staying during a COVID19 pandemic, I enjoyed my stay as the bed was really comfortable, central location, free car park and the staff."…"

Reviewed on 21 Sep 2020

Legacy Preston International Hotel
Barton Manor Hotel & Spa, BW Signature Collection
4 out of 5
746-768 Garstang Road, Barton, Preston, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £51 per night from 25 Oct to 26 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (207 reviews)
Average stay

"Hotel was nice though had a dated feel. Good room and a added bonus was free sky with movie's. Evening meal was good though it would appear that there is or has been a cat in the restaurant as my alarges were set off and my eyes were swolen by the end of the meal. Breakfast was poor - full english ..."…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar 2020

Barton Manor Hotel & Spa, BW Signature Collection
Lea Gate
3 out of 5
Blackpool Road, Preston, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £45 per night from 1 Oct to 2 Oct
4.2/5Very Good! (38 reviews)
Greene King was a pleasant surprise.

"We were staying overnight to meet up with friends. The room was comfortable and clean. Beds were very comfortable. We had a good night’s sleep. Nice to have the pub/restaurant next door. It was a good starting point to our evening. The staff were welcoming and friendly. First time at a Greene King ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

Lea Gate
Preston Marriott Hotel
4 out of 5
Garstang Road, Broughton, Preston, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £68 per night from 8 Oct to 9 Oct
4.2/5Very Good! (715 reviews)

"Very friendly staff, room lovely and clean, breakfast absolutely fantastic"…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar 2020

Preston Marriott Hotel
Mercure Preston Samlesbury
4 out of 5
Preston New Road, Samlesbury, Preston, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £62 per night from 4 Oct to 5 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (345 reviews)

"Good value stay, addition for breakfast a little expensive though. Comfortable rooms and secure"…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar 2020

Mercure Preston Samlesbury
Holiday Inn Preston
3 out of 5
The Ringway, Preston, England
Free cancellation
The price is £39 per night from 2 Oct to 3 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (381 reviews)
Thank you

"Overnight stay to attend a surprise birthday party. Arrived earlier than check in time and Georgia on Reception was really helpful. She allowed me to check in 1hour early. She was also very helpful in giving me directions. Restaurant staff were friendly and helpful too."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

Holiday Inn Preston
Macdonald Tickled Trout Hotel
4 out of 5
Preston New Road Samelsbury, Samlesbury, Preston, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £67 per night from 1 Oct to 2 Oct
4/5Very Good! (776 reviews)
Great wee hotel

"Only stayed one night but the service & helpfulness of the staff was exceptional."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

Macdonald Tickled Trout Hotel
Trivelles Park Hotel
3 out of 5
209 Tulketh Road, Ashton on Ribble, Preston, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £40 per night from 30 Sep to 1 Oct
3.9/5Good! (233 reviews)
Better than expected.

"Three things I want. Decent shower. Comfy bed. Clean everything. Exceeded expectations."…"

Reviewed on 26 Jun 2020

Trivelles Park Hotel
ibis Preston North
2 out of 5
Garstang Road, Broughton, Preston, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £34 per night from 4 Oct to 5 Oct
3.9/5Good! (704 reviews)
Ibis hotel

"Enjoyed our stay the room was adequate and everything on the whole was ok. The staff were friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on 29 Mar 2020

ibis Preston North
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Your Guide to Historic Hotels in Preston

Travelling to new places can be more than just going somewhere different for your trip, it can also be about experiencing the culture and history of an area. One of the best ways to experience the culture of an area is to learn about its past. Exploring landmarks or museums is a fine start, but a stay in a Preston historic hotel can send you back in time. Pack your suitcases (you won't need a time machine) as your Preston famous hotel awaits.

If These Walls Could Talk

Many of the traditional hotels in Preston transport you to a past period as soon as you pass through the front door. With vintage charm and mesmerising histories, you'll discover that these hotels stand apart from most hotels. Don't worry, you aren't required to live like the hotel's past guest. Although these accommodations are historic, they have modern conveniences to help you take it easy on your trip. You will find rooms outfitted with a comfy bed, lots of character, and just about anything you'll need for a marvellous stay.

After you have checked-in and had time to look around your historic hotel, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich area by exploring the renowned landmarks and museums. Preston has around five museums. You'll be able to spend your time at places like the Queens Lancashire Regiment Museum, Lancashire County Museum, or the National Football Museum. You may have to add a couple more days to your stay to see everything you are interested in. If you still need more things to do in Preston, be sure to scan our comments section. You'll find suggestions on where to go and what to see in this area.

Your Preston Accommodation Is Ready for You

If you want to get the most from your Preston visit, a stay in a vintage hotel will elevate your experience in this historic region. With Expedia's choice of 21 one-of-a-kind lodgings to decide from, you are certain to discover at a great rate. But, like the historical locations you're exploring, these rates won't last indefinitely. Book soon to get your room in one of these historic properties.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history buff expect from a stay in Preston?
A trip to the significant historical sites in Preston is likely at the top of your sightseeing list. Why not make your visit more savoury and check out some of the lively bars?
Where's the best place to stay in Preston to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, The Priory is a top 3-star B&B for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features a coffee shop and parking. A couple of other options to soak up the local history include Legacy Preston International Hotel and Holiday Inn Preston.
How many historically relevant hotels are located in Preston?
In Preston, there are 175 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 17 designated as historic hotels or close to historic sites.
What are the top historical places and other sights in Preston?
Preston is notable for landmarks like Preston Docks, Samlesbury Hall and St. Wilfrid’s Church. Cultural venues include Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Museum of Lancashire and Palace Cinema. Additionally, in the area, you’ll find Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Sandcastle Waterpark.
What is a historic hotel like in Preston?
When you book a historic hotel, you’ll sleep in a building that has a national historic designation. A palace, castle, grand home or even an old police station, pub, lodge or skyscraper can be considered a historic hotel provided that it’s a place of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are typically found in the public spaces and guestrooms of such hotels in Preston, giving a historical feel.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is more common in Asia and Europe, wheareas the term “historic hotel” is more commonly used in the U.S. though overall the terms are quite similar. The physical building and architecture of a historic hotel tends to be what’s most significant. For a heritage hotel, it’s often the cultural value as well as how it shaped the community.
Do historic hotels in Preston have modern facilities?
Hotel interiors feature the modern conveniences and safety features you might expect, while every effort is made to preserve treasured traditions and historic facades. Private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, free WiFi and the normal amenities found in a hotel will be available in a historic hotel. When you book a historic hotel in Preston, don’t worry that you’ll be staying at a place that is rundown or uncomfortable.

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