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Black Lion Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   The Green, Long Melford CO10 9DN, England
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Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Long Melford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

so disappointed with the whole place, settees in lounge look like they have come out of skips, carpets are threadbare through out the hotel, there are more flies than guests in lounge area, paint is peeling off the walls and ceilings, pretty grotty to be honest. There is damp on the walls in the bedroom,the bath tap is constantly dripping... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I have just spent 3 nights away here. Our first room shown to us was very uninspiring. Holes in the bedspread, carpets stained and very old thin towels, just for starters. We requested a different room and fortunately as they were not full we were offered a complimentary upgrade to the Sancerre room. This was much better... More

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This was a good all round experience. We were walking the St Edmund Way either side of Long Melford and this was our overnight stop. The hotel could not have been more friendly and helpful and allowed us to park our car for a full 2 days. The room was full of character with great decor and a 4 poster... More

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We visited the Black Lion for a meal with friends, we had an excellent dinner, very good food and reasonable prices. This was a Saturday evening and we enjoyed a drink in the bar, well kept Adnams beer was available as well a good selection of wines by the glass. The fixed price menu was a real bargain - a... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We chose to stay at the Black Lion as we were attending a wedding nearby and wanted to stay in comfort. We were welcomed warmly by Michael and the other staff and they even let us check in early as we had been dropped off before we had planned. We were shown to a lovely room, complete with dressing gowns... More

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

For any future brides looking for the perfect bridal suite I would fully recommend the Black Lion Hotel. On the morning of the wedding we had photographers, videographers, family and friends all coming and going from our room and the team of staff at the hotel could not do enough to help it all run smoothly. We also loved the... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We have just returned from our daughters wedding and stayed at the Black Lion, Michael greeted us on Friday with a lovely warm welcome, he could not have been more helpful. Nothing was too much trouble. Even coming to the rescue when one of the roses in the bouquet got broken. The rooms were lovely, loads of room, lovely bed.... More

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Essex, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Delightful setting in a lovely location. The Black Lion is a building full of character. Great for a special treat away for one night. Very attentive and extremely pleasant staff throughout. On the down side, we found the bathroom water pressure was so low that the toilet cistern took 40 mins to fill up after each flush and the bath... More

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Colchester, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

From the very beginning, when we first broached the idea of asking the Black Lion to host the wedding of our daughter and Paul, manager Michael Ruthven was most informative, helpful and supportive. We enjoyed having exclusive use of the Hotel and rooms over the weekend for our families including an excellent (as usual) evening meal on the night before.... More

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
15 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Visited this delightfully situated hotel with a very old friend for lunch. Service was patchy by young ladies who speared to be not terribly well trained regularly asking whether everything was alright! food disappointing ordered smoked haddock kedgeree that was more rice than fish! Not a good experience

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Address: The Green, Long Melford CO10 9DN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Long Melford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Black Lion Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Black Lion Hotel Long Melford, Suffolk

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