Beautiful rooms, private entrances and central cathedral quarter location

Amazing location, tucked away on award winning cobbled street in the heart of the Historic Bailgate district, The Rest is the most central of hotels in Lincoln to stay in for Lincoln University, Cathedral, Castle and City Centre.

All rooms are ensuite and have their own private outside entrances, offering the independence of a luxury private hideaway with all the benefits of a cosy boutique hotel including plentiful breakfast options and a friendly team on hand to greet you and assist with your stay.

Book securely online or call reservations on 01522 247888 between 10am to 8pm daily.
We hope you enjoy your stay.
— Laura and everyone at The Rest

What to expect from our rooms:

For as little as £78 for a standard room midweek stay and weekends starting from £98 you get the lot

  • Individual Private Entrances

  • All ensuite

  • Beautifully designed and furnished

  • High quality mattresses, linens and pillows

  • Fluffy Towels and Luxury toiletries

  • TV with alarm clock function

  • Kettle and welcome tray with complimentary tea, coffee and water

  • An iron and ironing board

  • Mini safe

  • Full size salon hairdryer

  • Rooms are priced for two adults and include breakfast options.

  • Free WiFi

Rated as excellent by our guests

The Best Location

One of the best located hotels in Lincoln

The Rest is a wonderful base for your visit to Lincoln. Sitting between Castle, Cathedral and City Centre, its the most central hotel getaway location possible in Lincoln.

The Rest is in the historic Cathedral district of the Bailgate, on Steep Hill, which was awarded Britain's Best Street 2012. Just 100m from the Castle Square where the Cathedral & Castle begin and the Magna Carta is housed. Then 100m the other direction to the shopping district.

Location Map of THE REST Lincoln

We’re right in the centre of things…

In the Cathedral quarter between the city centre and the Bailgate.

100m to Castle, Cathedral, Shopping and more

Surrounded by restaurants, cafes and places to drink

Around a 12 min walk from bus and train stations

If you are visiting for the University of Lincoln and Bishop Grosseteste University, the hotel is ideally located for both and for graduation venues.

Park the car and leave it. Walk to shops, restaurants, pubs, universities and night life.

Delicious Breakfasts at The Rest

We believe starting the day with a hearty breakfast is an essential part of your stay at The Rest. The ingredients we use for breakfast are top quality and, wherever possible, locally produced. 

Breakfast is cooked to order and service is relaxed and informal. Whether you prefer an english breakfast or continental, we hope we can provide a perfect start to your day.

Please let us know if you have an early check out or if you have any specific dietary requirements and we will do our best to help.

If you prefer to skip breakfast or enjoy breakfast in one of the many cafes nearby then we offer a choice of room only as well as bed and breakfast when booking so you have the flexibility to select which option you need.


Lounge at The Rest

The lounge is also open to our room guests with Free Wi-Fi throughout

We serve Coffees, Teas, Cold Drinks, Beers, Wine, Champagne.