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Top 10 Hotels in Retford

The Lawns Guest House
4 out of 5
97 London Road, Retford, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£60
per night
Feb 21 - Feb 22
4.5/5Wonderful! (108 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
Best Western Plus West Retford Hotel
3 out of 5
24 North Road, Retford, England
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£53
per night
Mar 12 - Mar 13
4.3/5Excellent! (167 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
Travelodge Retford Markham Moor
A1 Northbound Markham Moor, Retford, England
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Travelodge Retford Markham Moor
Number Four
2.5 out of 5
4 Churchgate, Retford, England
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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
Luxury Log Cabin - One Bedroom Apartment, Sleeps 6
17th-century One-bed Studio
The Old Vicarage, Park Lane, Retford, ENG
£40
per night
Feb 24 - Feb 25
17th-century One-bed Studio
Exceptionally Spacious Top-floor Flat on 2 Platforms-dazzling Clean! Fun & Cosy!
17th-century One-bed Studio
3 out of 5
The Old Vicarage, Park Lane, Retford, England
£37
per night
Feb 24 - Feb 25
3/5 (1 review)

"Lovely setting but no one there to give us the key even though we’d sent 2 emails requesting info regarding collection with time of arrival. Noise from 9pm TIL 4am so couldn’t sleep. Dog faeces on paths. Toilet broken. No microwave. Needs updating and cleaning of the shower room. Lounge and bedroom ..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Sep 2019

17th-century One-bed Studio
The Elms Hotel
3.5 out of 5
London Road, Retford, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£43
per night
Mar 4 - Mar 5
3.2/5 (30 reviews)

"The property in its day must have been exceptional, however the bar/dining areas are now a little tired but the room I stayed in was one of the best value for the money I have ever stayed in. The single member of staff I conversed with was pleasant enough."…"

Reviewed on 18 Nov 2019

The Elms Hotel
The Moth and Lantern
3 out of 5
Town Street Cottam, Retford, England
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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

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