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.

Canal View Bed And Breakfast has been welcoming guests since 17 Sept 2013.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free

Free private parking available on-site


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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Canal View Bed And Breakfast

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
Property questions and answers
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  • Hi . Let me ask you if I booking room no one share me the room and is there toilet in the room ? Best wishes
    Hi, yes you are the only one who uses the room and you have a shower and toilet in a room inside the bedroom. Regards Roland
    Answered on 4 October 2021
  • Hi. When do we have to cancel by, should we have to cancel due to Covid. Can we pay the full amount at your property, or would you require a deposit?
    During COVID our policy is that you can cancel up to 24 hours before your stay. We take full payment the day before you arrive. No deposit is needed, we just need a valid payment card.
    Answered on 25 February 2021
  • If we book we might not be able to book in till 2300 is this OK?
    No, I'm sorry but our latest check-in is 9pm
    Answered on 15 November 2021
  • Do you have twin rooms?
    Yes we have one room that can be made up with two single beds, it is called "Double or Twin room with shower" on this site, just select two single beds when you reserve it. All our rooms are ensuite.
    Answered on 2 August 2022

Hosted by Roland and Louise

Host review score

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.
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 *
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Facilities of Canal View Bed And Breakfast
  • 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 Off-site
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
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!


16:00 - 21:00


06:00 - 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

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Maestro Mastercard Visa JCB American Express Canal View Bed And Breakfast accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.

Quiet hours

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


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please let the property know your expected arrival time in advance.
You can use the Special Requests box when booking or contact the property.

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.

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.

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.

FAQs about Canal View Bed And Breakfast

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

  • Canal View Bed And Breakfast is 5 miles from the centre of Lincoln.

  • Room options at Canal View Bed And Breakfast include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Double
    • Single

  • Guests staying at Canal View Bed And Breakfast can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free

  • 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.

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

    • Cycling
    • Fishing