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The White Lion Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Market Cross Place, Aldeburgh IP15 5BJ, England
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Ranked #2 of 5 hotels in Aldeburgh
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Lorna F Bedford, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bedford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent 4 nights at the hotel and really enjoyed our time there. The staff were very attentive and helpful. We had a sea view room which was very comfortable and clean. The bed was a good size. The choice of breakfast was excellent, cooked or continental. We also had a delicious evening meal there. It was our first visit... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our third visit to The White Lion and certainly won't be the last. We had brilliant service - staff very cheerful and keen that all should be just right for us. The sea view room was lovely (the window does need a bit of attention both regarding paintwork and ease of opening) and the food terrific (barring the... More

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Lincolnshire England
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Although the restaurant and bar have been updated in the last few years the rooms could do with a refurbishment, especially the bathroom fittings. For the price I would expect more attention to detail in the bedrooms and bathrooms. Staff friendly and attentive,

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Bergen, Norway
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Aldeburgh i sa smal town with lots of charm and a pebbled beach which is certainly worth a visit. I stayed at the White Lion for noe night. I found the hotel charming and the staff friendly and helpful. My room was nice and clean, with everything i needed for my stay. I had chosen a room with a sea... More

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent location, very attentive staff, slightly costly but overall a thoroughly enjoyable experience. Did not try the restaurant although the menu did look appetising. Good location for places like Minsmere Nature reserve and others close by.

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A delightful clean, relaxing hotel full of character. Excellent food with staff who go beyond the call of duty. Had all meals at the hotel and each meal a joy. Ideally situated alongside the pebble beach which is great for a stroll either along the beach or Aldeburgh.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved the position of The White Lion. It was particularly nice walking back in the dark...really atmospheric as no light pollution! Breakfast great...we were really impressed with the huge pot of coffee and friendly service. Room was clean and cosy...would like to try a sea view next time. Definitely one of the friendliest hotels I've been to. We are... More

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Bradford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to be lucky to get it, but Room 14 has one window looking over the beach and the fishing boats (you can watch them being launched at the crack of dawn without getting out of bed!) and the other looking along the coast towards Thorpeness. Very comfortable bed and a large bathroom (could have done with a big... More

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Havana, Cuba
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17 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an idyllic quaint seaside hotel in the picturesque village/town of Aldeburgh, Stayed here fore two days for work purposes and was pleasantly surprised and very happy with the choice. Situated right on the pebble beach of Aldeburgh the hotel is an old building with historic value. The food is excellent, nice relaxing bar and the service is brilliant... More

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A bulbous time spent at White Lion Aldburgh. The staff are extremely pleasant & helpful & a credit to the management. This was our second visit & will look forward to another time. Excellent food cooked by an excellent chef & served by excellent staff. Can you tell yet that we had a good time?

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Also Known As:
Best Western Aldeburgh
Aldeburgh Best Western
The White Lion Hotel Aldeburgh, Suffolk
Address: Market Cross Place, Aldeburgh IP15 5BJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Aldeburgh
Beach Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #2 of 5 hotels in Aldeburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — The White Lion Hotel 3*
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