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Welcome to Lancaster's historic castle district - our flat appears on the left here, viewed from the foot of the castle mound.Castle Hill in the summer sun - and the bedroom window just in view (the very highest one!). Thanks go to Cat Prill for the lovely photo
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Neighbour to a Norman Castle - with discounts!

Cathy User Profile

Neighbour to a Norman Castle - with discounts!

3 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
3 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
Cathy is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

In a historic building, but with the modern comforts you'd want from a home-from-home, our city-centre flat is cosy, and comfortable. Situated right next to Lancaster Castle, expect charming buildings & quiet cobbled streets, yet be right in the heart of town in two minutes! We welcome people looking for a peaceful, quiet stay in a lovely residential part of the city. IMPORTANT - PLEASE NOTE: We are sorry but we cannot accommodate children below nine years nor accept pets.


Wireless Internet
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 single bed

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for children (0-12) and pets - Sash windows opening freely and we are top floor Flat; Glass furniture; Numerous lamps; Unprotected sockets, store cupboards & cleaning materials.
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 9PM and check out out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox


104 Reviews

David User Profile
December 2018
I think what distinguishes Cathy from the other hosts is that she's available and always willing to help, offer advice, meet and greet you, and generally makes you feel welcome. She also let us leave our stuff there so we could enjoy and extra day of sightseeing in Heysham. The l…
Christine User Profile
December 2018
Absolutely wonderful location in a very historic part of Lancaster. Cathy's flat was very cosy, comfortable, welcoming and clean. I wouldn't hesitate in staying there again. Thank you Cathy for your wonderful hospitality!
Andrew User Profile
October 2018
A really fantastic flat, and for exploring Lancaster it couldn't be better located - be warned, parking is not the easiest in Lancaster, I would suggest making sure you have this organised in advanced (as we had). The flat however, will not let you down - except for a niggle abo…
Margie User Profile
November 2018
This place it top notch and couldn't get much closer to the castle. I was able to control the heat which was nice. It was surprisingly quiet, even with the windows open.
Orcun User Profile
November 2018
Very clean and tidy apartment with great location and a very helpful host. We would definitely come back again.
Erin User Profile
October 2018
Our stay "at the Castle" was excellent in every way. The flat was perfectly located close to both the bus and train stations, as well as pubs and other amenities. We highly recommend Cathy's place!
Jean User Profile
April 2018
Fabulous place. Clean and very comfortable. Great location. Will more then likely we will return. Parking in rail station long stay car park is the best option and close by and reasonable rates.

Hosted by Cathy

Lancaster, United KingdomJoined in September 2010
Cathy User Profile
139 Reviews
Cathy is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I'm a happy, enthusiastic person who loves life, my family, my home and friends. I am proud of, and and delighted by, my now grown children who live in London and in Edinburgh. My husband Andy and I share many interests: music ( singing, playing and listening); gardens (- making …
Response rate: 100%
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