The award-winning Canal View Bed and Breakfast offers luxurious accommodation in Saxilby, just 15 minutes’ drive and 10 minutes by train from Lincoln. Canal View offers en suite rooms with free on-site parking and WiFi. All rooms are on the first floor and have an en suite shower room, and beds are dressed with fine cotton linens and goose and down duvets. Each room has a Freeview TV, mini-fridge, hairdryer and tea and coffee facilities. Breakfasts make use of the best local produce, including Lincolnshire bacon and sausages, free range eggs, and jams and preserves made in Lincoln. There is also cereal, fruit, juice, tea and coffee, as well as vegetarian and Coeliac breakfasts. A number of recommended pubs, cafés and coffee shops can be found in and around Saxilby. A visit to historic Lincoln could include seeing the Gothic cathedral, 16th-century Guildhall or Lincoln Castle, dating back to 1068. Saxilby is also close to the Nottinghamshire border, with towns including Retford and Newark-on-Trent around 30 minutes away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free

Free private parking available on-site


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Room type
Number of guests
2 single beds
1 large double bed
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Guest reviews


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  • M
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    The ovners are a very friendly couple and the village is very welcoming
  • Baby
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Hosts very accommodating and friendly. B &B feels quite homely and comfortable. Every thing is clean and tidy. Great hot bevy drawer in your room and Mini fridge. Also a well presented breakfast.
  • Kiera
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    The property was immaculately clean and tidy. We were met on arrival by the owners and showed the room, which was a nice welcome. The room was comfortable and had everything required. It was also straighten and bed made everyday without...

Hosted by Roland and Louise

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Roland and Louise
A modern detached house converted to a Bed and Breakfast, decorated and furnished in a contemporary style. The property has 3 Ensuite Rooms, a Guest Lounge and Dining room. There is a wired Fire Alarm covering the whole premises and Fire Doors to all rooms add further reassurance. All rooms are lockable and you will be given a key to your room and a front door when you check-in.
We are a family run business and work hard to ensure you have a great stay. We live in the house and are usually around if you need us. We have been running our business since 2008.
Saxilby is a picturesque village of medium size bordered by the Fossdyke, the UK's oldest working canal. It has a Post Office, Supermarket, Convenience store, two Pubs, two takeaways and a Fish and Chip shop. The village is close to the A57 main road and also has regular bus services. There is a train station in the village with hourly trains to Lincoln, Sheffield, Gainsborough and Doncaster.
Language spoken: English

Property surroundings

Facilities of Canal View Bed And Breakfast
Great facilities! Review score, 9.5

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
Living Area
  • Seating Area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Special diet menus (on request)
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Private check-in/check-out
    • Express check-in/check-out
    Reception services
    • Invoice provided
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key access
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Hardwood or parquet floors
    • Heating
    • Fan
    • Ironing facilities
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
    Languages spoken
    • English

    House rules

    Canal View Bed And Breakfast takes special requests - add in the next step!


    From 16:00 to 21:00


    From 06:00 to 10:00



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children of any age are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18

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    Smoking is not allowed.

    Quiet hours

    Guests must be quiet between 22:00 and 07:00.


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print
    Need-to-know information for guests at this property

    Please let the property know your expected arrival time in advance.

    You can use the Special Requests box when booking or contact the property.

    Please inform Canal View Bed And Breakfast in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

    Quiet hours are between 22:00:00 and 07:00:00.

    In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries, during dates where such guidelines exist.

    In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

    Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

    Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

    Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size.

    FAQs about Canal View Bed And Breakfast

    • Canal View Bed And Breakfast is 5 miles from the centre of Lincoln. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Room options at Canal View Bed And Breakfast include:

      • Twin/Double
      • Single

    • Canal View Bed And Breakfast offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Cycling
      • Fishing

    • Check-in at Canal View Bed And Breakfast is from 16:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

    • The prices at Canal View Bed And Breakfast may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • Guests staying at Canal View Bed And Breakfast can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.5).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Full English/Irish
      • Vegetarian
      • Gluten-free
      • À la carte