King’s Lynn accommodation in historic locations

Looking for somewhere to stay in King’s Lynn? There are some excellent accommodation options in the town centre giving easy access to museums and galleries, entertainment, shopping and eating out. You’re assured of a warm welcome in our friendly town centre.

The town centre offers accommodation to suit couples, families, friends and solo travellers. If you’re looking for hotels with heritage, then King’s Lynn is the place for you. You’ll find the perfect place to lay your head and get a good night’s sleep.

King’s Lynn hotels

Typical questions about accommodation in King’s Lynn include: What hotels in King’s Lynn are good for couples? Which hotels in King’s Lynn are best for families? What about hotels for trips with best friends? There are options to suit everyone here – even your pooch! You can choose from single, double, twin, triple, wheelchair access and family friendly rooms.

King’s Lynn town centre offers a range of accommodation including a stylish riverside hotel, an elegant hotel overlooking a market square, a national pub hotel chain and self-catering accommodation. There is even a dog-friendly hotel in King’s Lynn. They all have one thing in common – they are in historic locations.

King’s Lynn hotels: History on your doorstep

King’s Lynn is steeped in history and was ranked as the third most important port in England during the 14th century. Its rich maritime heritage and historic buildings make visiting a must for history buffs and a pure joy for everyone. King’s Lynn is the location for period films and has a variety of museums where you can discover the town’s fascinating past. 

There are several places to stay in King’s Lynn with history on the doorstep:  

Bank House: An elegant Grade II listed Georgian Townhouse by the quayside with a hotel, restaurant, bar and brasserie. Described by Sir Nikolaus Pevsner as ‘one of the finest houses in King’s Lynn’, Bank House was built for one of King’s Lynn’s richest merchants in the early 18th century. Two of the bedrooms are dog-friendly, so well-behaved pooches can stay too! 

Dukes Head Hotel: A Georgian hotel with a striking blue powder façade overlooking Tuesday Market Place, political icons and princesses have stayed there. Massey & Co Bar and Turners Restaurant are open to hotel guests and non-residents alike. 

The Wenns Chop & Ale House: If you prefer self-catering accommodation in King’s Lynn, you’ll find a one-bedroom apartment in this property with a bar which also serves food. It’s located on Saturday Market Place where you’ll be close to King’s Lynn Minster and the quayside. There is also a double bedroom.

Wetherspoon Globe Hotel: A former coaching inn combining a modern hotel and a bar close to the Tuesday Market Place. The bar serves food and drink. King’s Lynn hotels combine a strong heritage with contemporary good service. The hotels all have interesting tales to tell. You can find out more about the stories of King’s Lynn in the town’s heritage attractions.

Excellent location

The excellent location of King’s Lynn hotels is one of many reasons to visit. Wherever you are staying in the town centre, you will only be minutes away from museums, art galleries, shopping, entertainment and a vast array of food and drink options.  King’s Lynn has a number of car parks should your hotel not have on-site parking.

The Borough Council of King’s Lynn and West Norfolk offers a number of cashless ways to pay for parking including a smartphone app. King’s Lynn railway station and the bus station are within walking distance of town centre accommodation. King’s Lynn is the ideal place to base yourself for a West Norfolk holiday. You can easily explore the Norfolk coast including Hunstanton beach.

Popular heritage attractions close by include the Royal Sandringham Estate, Oxburgh Hall and Castle Acre Priory. You can also reach the University city of Cambridge and the Cathedral city of Ely easily from King’s Lynn train station. There is a direct bus to the historic city of Norwich from King’s Lynn.

Here at Discover King’s Lynn, we are big fans of a staycation, perhaps you live locally and could do with a mini break to recharge your batteries. Whether you’re here for an overnight stay, a weekend trip or a holiday, it’s easy to find the perfect place to stay in King’s Lynn town centre. You’re sure to sleep soundly after a busy day sightseeing in King’s Lynn and beyond.

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