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Top Stamford Historic Hotels

William Cecil
4 out of 5
St Martins, Lincolnshire, Stamford, England
The price is £110 per night from 16 Feb to 17 Feb
4.2/5Very Good! (195 reviews)

"The staff at The William Cecil were excellent. They were really friendly from check-in to the staff in the restaurant. The bedrooms were a little tired though and need of a fresh kick of paint."…"

Reviewed on 11 Oct 2020

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About Stamford Historic Hotels

When you take a Stamford getaway, it's easy to decide on a modern hotel, or a chain you are familiar with. You know that your rooms will have all the essentials. But sometimes choosing to stay in a more distinguished accommodation can enrich your stay. Staying in a Stamford historic hotel still offers you with a fully-furnished room and one with loads of character. Furthermore, it affords you the opportunity to surround yourself in Stamford's history.

Grab Your Place in History

When you walk through your Stamford hotel's doors, you'll be whisked to the past. With their Victorian-style $[location.name} hotels and areas infused with a colourful history, you'll love how these historic hotels stand apart from their contemporary counterparts. While these hotels may be older, they have of the up-to-date amenities that allow you to relax or keep in touch on your getaway. You'll find rooms furnished with a comfy bed, loads of character, and about everything you'll want for a wonderful visit.

After you've explored your historic hotel, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich area by touring the art museums and famous landmarks. Stamford is home to the Stamford Museum which can help kick-off your journey into Stamford's past. If you want more ideas, it's worth asking your hotel's concierge. They may be able to lead you to the city's favourite places to have dinner or some of the best-kept secrets in Stamford. You can also look through our review section. There you'll find reviews which might provide tips on where other visitors enjoyed an incredible breakfast and some more worthwhile ventures.

Book a Stamford Historic Hotel Today

If you are wishing to get the most from your Stamford visit, staying in a vintage hotel will elevate your experience in this historically-rich city. With Expedia's 1 one-of-a-kind lodgings to choose from, you're sure to find at a great rate. But, like the past eras you're exploring, these rates won't last forever. Book soon to get your room in one of these unique properties.

Frequently asked questions

What should I expect on my historical trip to Stamford?
Significant historical sites in Stamford are probably a big part of your travel plans. While you’re out exploring, you might want to check out the bars and restaurants. You can also take some time enjoying the gardens during your holiday.
What's the best accommodation in Stamford to learn about local history?
Based on our travel expertise, THE GREEN MAN INN is a top 3-star inn for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers a bar and free WiFi. Burghley House is a short 10-minute drive away. A couple of other options close to historic sites include Central Stamford Townhouse With Parking and William Cecil.
How many historically relevant hotels are there in Stamford?
In Stamford, you’ll find 40 hotels and other accommodation options bookable on Expedia, including 4 designated as historic hotels or close to historic sites.
What are the most important historical sites and other places in Stamford?
Landmarks like Burghley House and Browne’s Hospital and Museum in Stamford might be worth a visit. Additionally, you’ll find Rutland Water Nature Reserve in the area.
What is a historic hotel like in Stamford?
A guest who chooses a historic hotel has the opportunity to stay in a place officially recognised with a historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world can take the form of castles, palaces, grand homes or even old police stations, pubs, lodges or skyscrapers — any place of special interest. These types of hotels in Stamford typically preserve authentic elements like traditional architecture and period features in guestrooms or communal spaces.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
These terms are similar. The term “historic hotel” is more common in the U.S., whereas “heritage hotel” is common in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to place more significance on the physical building and architecture. Mainly a heritage hotel draws meaning from the cultural value that the place has and how it inspired the surrounding community.
Do historic hotels in Stamford have modern facilities?
Yes. Every effort is made to preserve the historic aspects and traditions, but interiors include modern conveniences and safety features. Guests can expect the amenities you’d find in a hotel such as Smart TVs, WiFi and updated bathroom facilities. In Stamford, booking a historic hotel doesn’t mean you’re choosing a place that’s rundown.

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