The 6 Best Hotels in Retford

Are you planning a trip to Retford? Do you need somewhere to stay? We’ve compiled a list of the best hotels in Retford, ranked by score on We’ll discuss the location, prices and amenities of the best hotels in Retford.

The Lawns Guesthouse

The highest rated hotel in Retford on is the Lawns Guesthouse. The hotel is located on London Road, 0.6 miles from the town center. The rooms at this Georgian property benefit from free Wi-Fi and free on-site parking. The hotel doesn’t offer breakfast but there is a communal kitchen that guests are free to use.

Each room at The Lawns has an en suite shower room with complementary toiletries, tea and coffee facilities and a 32” flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Beds are dressed with Egyptian cotton sheets, comfy duvets and plenty of pillows.

Pricing is more affordable than some other options in Retford and the hotel offers free cancellation and first booking usually comes with a discount at

Kings Park Hotel

The next highest rated hotel in Retford on is the Kings Park Hotel. The hotel is on the site of the former Retford police station and only opened in 2019. The hotel is situated in the town centre across from the beautiful, award winning Kings Park. The Kings Park hotel features a bar and restaraunt on site and there is free wifi throughout.

At the hotel, the rooms come with a desk, a TV, a private bathroom, bed linen and towels. All rooms feature a closet.

The Kings Park hotel offers continental and buffet breakfast options, and breakfast is usually included in your booking.

The pricing is similar to that of other hotels in Retford but you do have the location as a benefit as well as the included breakfast.

The only downside is there isn’t parking available at the hotel, but the nearest council carpark is a 1 minute walk away.

Rooms at the Inn

The next highest rated hotel in Retford is Rooms at the Inn. Another hotel that is in the town centre and has parking. There is also free wifi.

At the hotel, rooms are equipped with a closet, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, bed linen and towels. The rooms will provide guests with a fridge.

The hotel doesn’t offer breakfast or food service on site, but there is a pub next door and there are places to eat within 5 minute walking distance.

The price is more affordable than other options in the town so that is a benefit if you need a cheap stay in Retford.

The Herbalist Rooms

The Herbalist Rooms is the next highest rated hotel in Retford on The location couldn’t be more central as it is quite literally in the town centre. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a shared kitchen and room service, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The property has an ATM, and luggage storage for guests.

The rooms in the hotel are equipped with a flat-screen TV. Certain rooms contain a kitchenette with a microwave and a fridge. At The Herbalist Rooms rooms have bed linen and towels.

There isn’t breakfast or parking offered at the hotel, but there is a council carpark 2 minutes away.

Pricing is more on the budget side similar to the last hotel.

Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa

The next highest rated hotel in Retford isn’t quite in Retford. The Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa is located in the village of Barnby Moor, a 10 minute drive from Retford town centre. The hotel has free Wi-Fi, the St Ledger Bistro and the 1650 Restaurant.

The individually styled rooms mix antique furniture with modern comforts including powers showers and free Wi-Fi. Rooms also have oak beams, a flat-screen TV and fluffy duvets, and many have period antiques.

The hotel has a day spa, including an indoor and outdoor vitality pool, sauna, snow storm walk, stone bath, herbal laconium, salt inhalation room and steam bath. These facilities do have to be booked and prepaid in advance.

The hotel has free parking and good access links to the A1 nearby.

Pricing wise, the Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa is the more expensive hotel in Retford, being almost double that of the next highest priced hotel.

Best Western Plus West Retford Hotel

The Best Western Hotel in Retford is an 18th-century Manor House close to the town centre and has over 4 acres of professionally-landscaped gardens. There is free wifi throughout the property and free parking in a private, gated carpark.

Rooms feature a 32-inch flat-screen Freeview TV, a stylish private bathroom as well as free tea and coffee making facilities and an iron and ironing board.

Guests can relax in the comforts of the hotel by enjoying a drink in the Chatsworth Bar before dining in the luxurious Orangery Restaurant, with a menu featuring traditional favorites and exciting new dishes.

There are breakfast options available at the hotel.

The price is slightly on the higher side compared to some other hotels in Retford, but the Best Western Plus West Retford Hotel seems the best option when you consider the location, parking and amenities included in the price.

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