Budget Accommodation near University, in City Center

The Royal Kings Arms

LA1 1HP, Lancaster, Market Street

This city-centre hotel is 200 metres from Lancaster Castle and 500 metres from Lancaster Rail Station. It has free Wi-Fi. Guests at The Royal Kings Arms can enjoy drinks in the lounge. Each room also... read more

1137 reviews 7.4
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£ 49.50

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Holiday Inn Lancaster

LA1 3RA, Lancaster, Waterside Park, Caton Road

Set on the banks of the River Lune, Holiday Inn Lancaster offers an indoor swimming pool, and sauna. Located just off Junction 34 of the M6 motorway, Lancaster’s centre is a 30-minute riverside walk away.... read more

1502 reviews 8.4
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£ 49.00

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The Lodge Lancaster

LA2 6AZ, Lancaster, Main Road

The Lodge Lancaster is situated in the village of Slyne and offers fine ale, rooms and food. There is ample on-site parking, a beer garden and convenient transport links to the M6 motorway, Morecambe and... read more

1073 reviews 8.7
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£ 50.60

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Lancaster House Hotel

LA1 4GJ , Lancaster, Green Lane

Situated just 2 miles from the centre of historic Lancaster and near the university, the Lancaster House Hotel offers an award-winning restaurant and a leisure club. It is 5 minutes' drive from Junction 33 of... read more

1114 reviews 9.1
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£ 89.00

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The Sun Hotel & Bar

LA1 1ET, Lancaster, 63-65 Church Street

This 17th century, luxury, boutique hotel is the only 4-star hotel in the centre of Lancaster, and is superbly situated in the heart of the city centre. The hotel was originally built in the 17th... read more

679 reviews 8.8
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£ 65.00

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Toll House Inn

LA1 1XT, Lancaster, Penny Street

Overlooking Lancaster Canal, Toll House Inn - a Thwaites Inn of Character is a classic, elegant hotel just metres from shops and restaurants. It has free Wi-Fi access, a stylish bar and a relaxed restaurant.... read more

679 reviews 9.2
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£ 85.00

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Station Guest House (Room Only)

LA1 1TX, Lancaster, 25 Meeting House Lane

In the centre of Lancaster, opposite the city’s train station, this small, family-run guest house offers charming, high-quality, affordable accommodation. There is a large, floodlit, gated secure car park for guests. Free WiFi is also... read more

517 reviews 8.7
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£ 50.00

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The Royal Hotel and Bar

LA1 1YD, Lancaster, Thurnham Street

This charming hotel overlooks historic surroundings, The Royal Hotel and Bar provides comfortable, modern en-suite rooms. Opened in 2008, the Royal Hotel and Bar has spacious rooms with double glazing, a plasma-screen TV, and free... read more

403 reviews 9.1
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£ 59.00

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The Ashton

LA1 3JJ, Lancaster, Wyresdale Road

Situated just 1 mile from Lancaster’s historic and vibrant centre, The Ashton offers free Wi-Fi and free private parking. This 18th century Georgian manor house is just 30 minutes’ walk from Lancaster Railway Station. Individually... read more

53 reviews 9.7
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£ 115.00

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Wagon & Horses

LA1 1RD, Lancaster, 27 St Georges Quay

Right alongside the River Lune in central Lancaster, this traditional pub serves real ales and hearty full English breakfast. The shops of the city centre are just a 5-minute stroll along the river, and a... read more

568 reviews 9.2
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£ 80.00

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Premier Inn Lancaster

LA1 3PE, Lancaster, Lancaster Business Park, Caton Rd,

Lancaster Premier Inn will suit all visitors, and is just a 10-minute taxi ride from Lancaster Train Station and Lancaster Business Park. Within easy reach are the M6 and the historic city centre. Besides the... read more

63 reviews 8.4
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£ 132.00

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Crows Hotel

LA1 1JN, Lancaster, King Street

Located in Lancaster city centre, the Crows Hotel offers guests free WiFi. Lancaster’s bus and rail stations are 2 minutes’ walk away. All of the modern en suite rooms have a digital TV with Freeview... read more

472 reviews 8.5
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£ 50.00

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Sun St Studios

LA1 1EW, Lancaster, 29 Sun Street

In the centre of historical Lancaster, Sun St Studios is set in a Grade II listed building and offer stylish, modern apartments with free Wi-Fi. More basic rooms with en suite showers are also available.... read more

509 reviews 8.9
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£ 60.00

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Scarthwaite Country House Hotel

LA2 9HR, Lancaster, Crook O Lune

Offering spacious rooms with free Wi-Fi, this former Victorian country residence is set in its own extensive grounds. With lovely riverside scenery on the doorstep, guests are 5 minutes’ drive from Lancaster. Bright rooms at... read more

300 reviews 8.6
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£ 72.25

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Green Bank Farmhouse

LA2 9BA, Lancaster, Abbeystead

Greenbank Farmhouse is located just 20 minutes’ drive from the centre of Lancaster. A beautifully converted former cheese dairy, it boasts extensive gardens and free on-site parking. Each of the 3 cosy, individually designed bedrooms... read more

215 reviews 9.8
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£ 68.00

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Lancaster University

LA1 4YW, Lancaster, Bowland Hall, Lancaster University

Lancaster University Guest Rooms provides bed and breakfast accommodation set in 560 acres of parkland, situated a 10-minute drive from the city centre. Each guest room has an en suite bathroom, desk, wardrobe, iron, ironing... read more

954 reviews 7.9
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£ 39.60

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The Borough Lancaster

LA1 1PP, Lancaster, 3-5 Dalton Square

Offering an award-winning restaurant, The Borough Lancaster is located in Lancaster. This Grade II listed building has free WiFi access in all areas. Each room here boasts an en-suite Italian marble wet-room and a flat-screen... read more

819 reviews 9.2
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£ 75.00

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Knotts Farm Holiday Cottages

LA2 9LU, Lancaster, Knotts Farm, Quernmore, Lancaster

Situated in Lancaster, Knotts Farm Holiday Cottages features accommodation with a kitchen. Complimentary WiFi is featured. Each unit is fully fitted with a washing machine, a flat-screen TV, a sofa bed and wardrobe. The holiday... read more

63 reviews 8.9
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£ 58.50

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Golden Ball Hotel

LA3 3ER, Lancaster, Golden Ball Hotel

Golden Ball Hotel is located in Lancaster and features a garden, a terrace and a shared lounge. Built in 18th century, the property is within 5 km of Trough of Bowland. Cathedral Church of St... read more

547 reviews 8.7
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£ 50.00

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Lancaster City Apartment

LA1 1BB, Lancaster, Apartment 308, The Old Bus Depot

Set in Lancaster, this apartment features a balcony. The unit is 600 metres from Trough of Bowland, and guests benefit from free WiFi and private parking available on site. There is a dining area and... read more

52 reviews 9.2
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£ 61.20

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Welcome to Lancaster, a city characterised by history and intrigue. Residing on the River Lune, this small city is one of the finest cultural and educational centres in Lancashire and the north of England. This town maintains a close relationship with the monarchy and was granted city status in 1937 due to its long lasting relationship with the crown.

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A city characterised by history and intrigue


Lancaster is a realm of stunning architecture and this can be enjoyed by visiting the university, castle, memorial and numerous location around the city centre. Evidence depicted from Roman coins suggests that this town dates back to before the 1st century AD, when there was a small fort on the same hill which is now occupied by the castle.

Archaeological evidence also suggests that there was a monastery present here from around the 7th or 8th centuries and although there is little documentation to suggest inhabitance of this town between the 5th and 11th centuries, many historians believe there was a colony present.

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The city centre is accessible via the A6 road and this town can also be accessed from the M6 motorway which passes to the east of the town. There is an abundance of overnight accommodation in central Lancaster as the city is quite popular with tourists. Close by is the seaside town of Morecambe and Heysham ferry port. Blackpool hotels and beaches are within easy reach as well.

So whether you are looking for cheap hotels and low cost b&b’s for one night or something a little more upmarket, you will find what you are searching for.

Due to the volume of accommodation here, finding last minute rooms will not present many challenges, even if you have to settle for a modest bed and breakfast. There is plenty in this beautiful city to keep you occupied including regular live performances at the Dukes and the Grand Theatre.

There are also a number of incredible performances which can be enjoyed at the universityvenues such as peter Scott Gallery and Nuffield Theatre. The arts community in this city is huge and for 1 night in November, one of the most impressive firework displays in the north west occurs here.

Staying in B&B’s or cheap hotels here will also situate you within close range of the local football ground ; Giant Axe stadium.

If you want to stay in central Lancaster, check our cheapest rates for cheap 3 star rated The Royal Kings Arms. This very popular city center hotel can be found nearby the Castle and main Rail Station. It has free Wi-Fi, a restaurant and a bar. Full English breakfast is available in the morning.

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Overnight Stay near University of Cumbria – Lancaster University


Address University of Cumbria Campus : Bowerham Rd, Lancashire LA1 3JD, United Kingdom

Address Lancaster University : Bailrigg, Lancaster LA1 4YW, United Kingdom

Several overnight accommodations can be found within easy reach of the university grounds. Hotels and bed & breakfasts for one night, 1,2,3,4 nights, for the weekend and more nights just off the A6 road and M6 motorway ( junctions 33 and 34).

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Lancaster in Lancastershire England UK


Location : this large town is located in the north-western side of the country, to the north of Preston UK and Blackpool, well known for Pleasure Beach theme park. It lies on the banks of the River Lune.

There are direct train connections between the town and London Euston Railway Station, New Street Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester Piccadilly, central Oxford and major cities in Scotland.

Region : North West of England

County : Lancastershire

Nearby Tourist Attractions and Sights


Lancaster Castle

(Castle Parade, LA1 1YJ England UK)

Castle owned by HM Queen Elizabeth. Take a tour and learn more about the history of the castle, the prison blocks and the law courts.

The City Museum

(Market Street, LA1 1HT United Kingdom)

Very interesting museum located in the former town hall. It gives you a good incite into the history of the city and the surrounding area. It includes also the museum of the King’s Own Royal Regiment. Entrance is free.

Williamson Park

(Lancastershire LA1 1UX, England UK)

Large beautiful parkland with enchanting woodland walks and play areas. The park includes a cafe, butterfly house and the iconic Ashton Memorial.

The Dukes

(Moor Lane, LA1 1QE United Kingdom)

Brilliant theatre, formerly known as the Duke’s Playhouse, offering a great variety of productions and plays.