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The Lion Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury SY1 1UY, England
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Ranked #15 of 17 Hotels in Shrewsbury
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Clevedon, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful break in Shrewsbury complemented by an Hotel right in the centre which has parking and everywhere else was in walking distance. We had a room over the original stagecoach entrance which had three windows, two at the front and one in the back! Very unusual.The hotel is very old and so the floorboards do creak a bit but... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I will review the Hotel Separately after this to be fair to the place I love: I had a meal here a few years ago and the Food was Mindblowing! They must have a different chef now. A few years ago they served scallops, lobster, wood pigeon etc and it was Michelin star standard. Visited last night for 1st Wedding... More

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
14 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, the hotel has seen better times but there again so have I. Had to ask for a name when I phoned, always a good sign that there has been no professional customer service training (plus no name badges on staff). Delightful lovely historically important building. We only came for dinner which we both enjoyed, although would prefer slightly larger... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Two very comfortable nights in a single room of this lovely, historic hotel with a nice atmosphere in pretty Shrewsbury. Room was facing onto a busy road but no traffic sound penetrated. A couple of lovely, comfortable guest sitting rooms and bar area. Good location, helpful and friendly staff and good brekkie. It would be good if the hotel actually... More

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astbury45, General Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Helen M, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of our historic Hotel. I am pleased you enjoyed your two night stay with us this last July, and took advantage of our central location to visit the pretty town of Shrewsbury. We hope to see you back again soon. More

Greenfield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The hotel was very clean, staff friendly and very helpful. Yes floors do creak and lift is noisy (lift is not in use overnight to reduce guest disturbance) but the Lion maintains it's old character and would be spoilt if updated to modern and clinical. The weather was exceptionally hot but a fan was provided on request and promptly. Good... More

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astbury45, General Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much 'Janet B', for your fantastic review, I will relay your comments to our Chef, and trust the Lion Hotel will continue to exceed your expectations upon your return visit. Although a little more, the Dickens Suite still represents the same excellent value for money as you confirm in your review. Thank you again for your constructive... More

Leeds, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We stayed on the Saturday night the rooms where great and the level of service excellent. The meal in the restaurant was fantastic the best risotto I have had. A quirky hotel with a fantastic character I just hope that the me owners don't change it too much. Peter

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astbury45, General Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much 'Peter D', for your fantastic review, I will relay your comments to our Chef. I am certain our priority will be to continue to try to improve upon what is a historic, and character hotel located in the beautiful town of Shrewsbury. Thank you again for sharing your experience of our Hotel, and 'trust the Lion... More

Somerset UK
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
20 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Firstly, the hotel is clean and it is old and quirky but these are all the good points. I am sure there are some great rooms in this hotel but I had a single with a window overlooking a wall about 3 feet away. The two other people I stayed with on business had much better rooms but we were... More

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astbury45, General Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience of our Hotel. However, it is a pity you did not let our hotel reception team know if you were unhappy with your room, as we could have changed the room immediately . If you had booked your single reservations together, we would have ensured your party had similar standard, and type of bedrooms.... More

kent
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
293 helpful votes 293 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

if you want the same old thing then go to a chain, if you want character great location go here. Premier and other chains do have a consistency but many are not in great locations and although they portray themselves as the value end of the market they are not. premier inc breakfast £92.75 the lion £55, I hope it... More

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astbury45, General Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to read your review this morning, so many thanks for taking the time to let others know of your experience. I wholeheartedly agree with your comments, and I'm pleased that you as many of our regular guests appreciate the character, charm, and history of the Lion Hotel. Thank you again for your fabulous comments about our... More

Telford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Myself, my family & a couple of friends ate here for the second time Saturday 2nd August 2014 . This was for my 50th birthday & once again we were not disappointed. The overall presentation and the actual food is of a very high standard, with excellent service , although sometimes a little hurried. On both occasions we have purchased... More

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astbury45, General Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you ‘Adele143’ for taking the time to share your experience of our Hotel restaurant. We are glad you, your family, and friends enjoyed the birthday celebration at the Lion Hotel. I am sorry the music system was not operational when you visited our restaurant, but this has now been fixed so should not happen again. More

Hereford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
17 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This 3-star hotel oozes charm and originality, with oak beams in the bar and a lounge that looks and feels like a baronial hall. I think every floorboard creaks, which makes great entertainment at night! It's a historic hotel and you get what you see! Good points: fair price, nice breakfast, good beer, great location and on-site parking (£5 charge).... More

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astbury45, General Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments with regard to our Hotel. They are much appreciated and welcome, it's fantastic to read that you will stay with us again, and that you enjoyed your stay with us. We will strive to continue to improve our operational standards for all our guest's appreciation in the future. We look forward to welcoming you back... More

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Address: Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury SY1 1UY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Shrewsbury
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lion Hotel 3*
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