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The White Lion Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
Market Cross Place, Aldeburgh IP15 5BJ, England
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Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Aldeburgh
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Awayagain2014 Essex, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Essex, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Not spoilt for choice in Aldeburgh so we went here and simply had to pay the going rate. Comfortable bed but rattling sash window and creaking floorboards and a slight cooking aroma gave the place a slightly faded feel (though the decor was fine). We had a dodgy toilet that needed attention which was a shame and can happen anywhere.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to this hotel and I chose it specifically because I wanted to see the fishing boats and little fish sheds. We upgraded to the Superior Seaview and were not disappointed. The bedroom and view were perfect. The service in the restaurant (Brasserie) was excellent. The staff were very friendly and helpful at both breakfast and... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our sea view room, right opposite the fishing boats on the beach. The room was a bit tired-looking but perfectly OK. We enjoyed the restaurant and bar - very stylish and a great menu, although some of the staff seemed a bit inexperienced! We would go back!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for just the one night whilst visiting friends. Twin room quite small beds pushed close together. (Very comfortable though) well equipped with tea making facilities, iron and ironing board, hair dryer and dressing gowns. Lovely location for visiting the town. Best thing was the breakfast....great choice all freshly cooked to order. Staff friendly and helpful. Plenty of free parking... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A super three day break in this lovely hotel in a beautiful town. Absolutely delightful, and the service was excellent. The assistance to cope with a major bicycle race coinciding with our arrival was exemplary. Staff were, without exception, friendly and very helpful. Very highly recommended!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely stay - room was excellent, champagne on arrival, and the staff were very welcoming and helpful. The only points which could have been improved was the afternoon tea (this used to include tea, cakes and sandwiches, but now only contains a single scone), the dinner - which was served unbelievably quickly (5 mins after we ordered - we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first visit to The White Lion. The hotel staff were very welcoming and attentive and worked hard to make our stay enjoyable. The food was good. However our room was extremely basic and quite tatty - in need of decoration. For the price I expected much better.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Aldeburgh is a lovely little seaside town and the White Lion complements it very well. We booked a superior seaview room and were not disappointed as we were right at the front. It was a bit noisy at times but this was due to the local population of seagulls really rather than the hotel itself. Lovely, clean room and communal... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I say homecoming because it is so wonderful to return for the fourth time to this gem of a hotel, overlooking the sea and Suffolk sky in beautiful Aldeburgh, and to be cosseted once more by the friendly, efficient, courteous dynamic young staff under the superb direction of Gneral Manager Peter Osborne. This time 'team White Lion' surpassed itself. I... More 

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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just fancied staying in a hotel by the sea and as I don't know Suffolk I thought I'd stay there so turned up un-booked. Aldeburgh is an old town, built on past prosperous times and has many interesting buildings. The White Lion was welcoming and comfortable. My single room was of a decent size as single rooms go and... More 

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