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Retford hotels and places to stay

Hampton By Hilton Sheffield
3 out of 5
West Bar Green, Sheffield, England
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The price is £52 per night
23.54 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,379 reviews)

"Need room service, bar way too expensive. Cheers.please let me go, please let me go"…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar 2020

Hampton By Hilton Sheffield
Best Western Plus West Retford Hotel
3 out of 5
24 North Road, Retford, England
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The price is £65 per night
1.71 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (172 reviews)

"The bath in the bedroom and it was our own lodge plus four poster bed!"…"

Reviewed on 17 Feb 2020

Best Western Plus West Retford Hotel
The Lawns Guest House
4 out of 5
87-97 London Road, Retford, GBR
The price is £60 per night
1.08 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (113 reviews)

"I travelled here for business and was really impressed with the cleanliness of the room and the kitchens which are a great facility when working away from home."…"

Reviewed on 27 Jan 2020

The Lawns Guest House
17th-century One-bed Studio
3 out of 5
The Old Vicarage, Park Lane, Retford, England
The price is £74 per night
4.05 mi from city centre
3.5/5Good! (2 reviews)

"Lovely little place for the money. Gorgeous grounds will visit again during the summer."…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb 2020

17th-century One-bed Studio
The Garrison Hotel
3.5 out of 5
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24.64 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (294 reviews)

"Perfect location for our needs - very friendly staff who booked taxi to a hospital, early morning call was bang on time. Room was very clean with all the facilities we needed for a very short stay, TV, tea, coffee making facilities.Comfy double bed too. We just needed to know how to regulate the ..."…"

Reviewed on 29 Feb 2020

The Garrison Hotel
Travelodge Retford Markham Moor
A1 Northbound Markham Moor, Retford, England
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4.46 mi from city centre
Travelodge Retford Markham Moor
The Elms Hotel
3.5 out of 5
London Road, Retford, England
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The price is £43 per night
1.08 mi from city centre
3.2/5 (33 reviews)

"We were made to feel welcome, the manager Stuart was very helpful."…"

Reviewed on 27 Dec 2019

The Elms Hotel
Number Four
2.5 out of 5
4 Churchgate, Retford, England
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1.31 mi from city centre
3.5/5Good! (6 reviews)

"The blinds in the first room i had were awkward to operate and didn't shut out the light efficiently. Cleanliness and comfort were spot on. The themed bar restaurant downstairs is very good."…"

Reviewed on 14 May 2019

Number Four
The Moth and Lantern
3 out of 5
Town Street Cottam, Retford, England
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5.62 mi from city centre
The Moth and Lantern
Luxury Log Cabin
3.5 out of 5
The Log Cabin, Park Lane, Retford, England
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4.03 mi from city centre
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Visiting Retford

Visitors to Retford are sure to enjoy the gardens and bars. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its festivals. Top sights around the area include Sherwood Forest Country Park, Lincoln Castle and Lincoln Cathedral.

  • There are 13 hotels and other accommodation options in Retford
  • The closest major airport is in Doncaster (DSA-Robin Hood), 12.2 mi (19.6 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Nottingham (NQT), 28.7 mi (46.2 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Retford

Attractions like Sundown Adventureland and Wetlands Animal Park are fun for everyone, not just kids. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Bassetlaw Museum and Idle Valley Nature Reserve.

As you plan your holiday, you'll find 13 hotels and other accommodation options to select from in Retford. Here you'll find top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • The Lawns Guest House - Amenities at this 4-star guesthouse include free WiFi and free parking. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its convenient parking and helpful staff.
  • Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa - Our customers like the dining options and quiet location at this hotel. This 4-star hotel features 2 restaurants, free breakfast and free WiFi.
  • Best Western Plus West Retford Hotel - This 3-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi and free parking. Expedia customers like its breakfast and overall value.

Outside the city, popular places to see include Sherwood Forest Country Park, 10.3 mi/16.6 km from the city centre, and Lincoln Castle, which is 16.4 mi (26.4 km) away.

Getting around Retford

If you want to explore the larger area, ride aboard one of the trains from Retford Station. Retford might not have many public transport choices so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Dressing for Retford

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 10°C and the night-time average to be 2°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 19°C during the day and 3°C at night
  • July to September averages 20°C during the day and 9°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 15°C during the day and 3°C at night
  • About 559.40 millimetres of rain falls on Retford each year
  • 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

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Retford?
Based on our traveller data, Best Western Plus West Retford Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay. This 3-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good choices for your trip include Kings Park Hotel and Number Four.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Retford, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel reservations are refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to review the best deals available in Retford.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Retford?
Based on reviews, Best Western Plus West Retford Hotel is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic holiday in Retford?
Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features 2 restaurants and 4 bars.
What's the best luxury place to stay in Retford?
Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa is a 4-star hotel with 2 restaurants and 4 bars, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay.
What is the best spa hotel in Retford?
Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa is a top spa hotel featuring 4 bars, a 24-hour fitness centre and a hair salon. Enjoy a facial, massage or manicure/pedicure at the on-site spa.
What's it like staying in Retford?
Visitors to Retford will definitely enjoy the gardens and bars. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its festivals. Top sights around the area include Clumber Park, Sherwood Forest Country Park and Yorkshire Wildlife Park. In Retford, there are 15 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I see while I'm in Retford?
Attractions like Sundown Adventureland and Wetlands Animal Park are fun for everyone. Additionally, you’ll find Clumber Park and Sherwood Forest Country Park in the area.
How can I get around Retford?
If you want to venture outside the area, take a train from Retford Station. Retford might not have many public transport options, so consider renting a car to explore more.
What's the weather like in Retford?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 5°C. Average annual rainfall for Retford is 559 mm.

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