Hotel William Cecil at Stamford

St. MartinsStamfordPE9 2LJUnited Kingdom
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About Hotel William Cecil at Stamford

Set within the estate of Burghley House, which was built during the reign of Elizabeth I, Hotel William Cecil at Stamford is a 17th-century residence offering a selection of traditional rooms perfect for a luxurious holiday.

Exposed beams, grand fireplaces, and chandeliers are some of the charming features to be found in guest rooms. Guests can also enjoy a rain shower or a rolltop bath in the en-suite bathroom, while in-room mod cons including television and free Wi-Fi.

The hotel’s events team can help organise meetings, while the hotel is an ideal setting for indoor or outdoor weddings. Free on-site parking is provided.

Hotel William Cecil at Stamford includes a relaxed restaurant where breakfast and dinner menus are offered all week. Sunday lunch is also an option. The on-site bar/conservatory serves refreshments all day.

Half a mile from the hotel, the centre of Stamford provides shops, eateries, and historic sights, such as All Saints Church and the Corn Exchange theatre.


St. Martins, Stamford, PE9 2LJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1780)750070 | Fax: +44(1780)750071 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Car park
  • Conference rooms
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Hypoallergenic bedding
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Close to places of interest.

Guests at the William Cecil appreciated being able to stroll leisurely to the local tourist attractions including Burghley House which can be reached by a foot path at the back of the hotel. The village of Stamford is a 5-minute walk away so you can leav

Tasteful decor and quality linen.

Many guests who have stayed here have been very complimentary about the interior decoration of the common areas and the rooms themselves. Quality bed linen and nice pieces of furniture including desks and four- poster beds were also highly praised.

Helpful and attentive staff.

The hotel prides itself on having a relaxed and laid-back atmosphere which means that the staff are always on hand to assist but at the same time unobtrusive. Many guests have expressed their gratitude of being well looked after during their stay and made

Negative Reviews

Some rooms noisier than others.

Guests who were allocated rooms at the front of the hotel overlooking the car park and the busy road complained about not being able to sleep due to the noise from the traffic and guests who were arriving by car late at night.

Climbing several flights of stairs can be tiring.

As this is an old building, there is no lift which means that guests who were staying on the upper floors had to climb the narrow stairs whilst carrying heavy bags and suitcases. Those with mobility issues should ask for ground floor accommodation when ma

Low ceilings.

Guests have complained about sloping ceilings in the attic rooms as quite a few have banged their heads. Furthermore, due to ceiling height, these rooms have baths instead of showers.

Rating Overview

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8.5 out of 10 based on 448 reviews