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Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

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Customer rating 9 / 10
Based on 525 reviews

Stylish interior and friendly staff

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At a glance

Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible
Dogs welcome
Civil weddings

The Admiral Rodney, a former coaching inn, is located in the picturesque town of Horncastle. Public areas are mostly open plan with a large lounge and bar area to relax in. The spacious bedrooms are well appointed and feature up-to-date technology including Sky TV; free WiFi is also available throughout the hotel. A brasserie-style menu is served throughout the day and evening, and guests can eat in either the Courtyard Restaurant or alfresco when the weather's warmer. Large function rooms and extensive parking are all available. The staff are very welcoming.


  • En-suite rooms: 31
  • Family rooms: 4
  • Ground-floor rooms: 7
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Dogs allowed in bedrooms
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Free satellite TV in rooms
  • Freeview TV in rooms
  • Hearing loop

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Night porter
  • Lift available
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 60


  • Accessible bedrooms: 1


  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu


  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 140
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 60
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 40


  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 100

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