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The Golden Lion Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   The Green, Hunstanton PE36 6BQ, England
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We very much enjoyed our stay at the Golden Lion. This is a charming hotel with lovely spacious public rooms, nicely decorated and pleasant floral (silk) arrangements. There are good views across the Wash and of the seafront. Our room was comfortably appointed and the bathroom had recently been refurbished and was spotlessly clean. Laundry was as you would expect... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here in November for 3 nights. hAve visited many times before but not so recently. I feel that it has gone down a bit in the intervening time. The food was not so good. We were given a very small room, and when we complained we were moved to a larger room, why could we not have had the... More 

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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed with a group of friends for a long weekend, self drive deal with shearings. Lovely hotel excellent location on top of cliffs. Food was good. Plenty to do in area went to theatre nice place for a drink on the terrace before the show. I highly recommend this hotel we stayed on top floor with excellent view over... More 

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Louth Lincolnshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came for a late season mid week break, we were pleasantly surprised to see the amount of other guests at such a late time of the year, at the seaside. The reception staff made us feel most welcome and were always pleasant and obliging. The food was delicious albeit portion sizes not being too large, but we wouldn't really... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just spent the weekend at this charming hotel situated in a delightful Victorian seaside town. The hotel offers, good clean accommodation and the chefs produce attractive food which is also delicious. On entering the hotel on a rainy Friday evening, we were greeted by a lively young lady who was attending the bar, named Vanessa. She was immaculately dressed and... More 

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I must admit that we were a little anxious having read some previous reviews but we had a pleasant stay over Half Term. The portion sizes whilst not huge were fine for us.We were pleased to be able to eat from 6.15 pm onwards. Staff helpfully sorted out a free standing radiator for us when the bedroom radiator was not... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This has to be the worst hotel we have every stayed in. before we arrived we phoned the head office and asked for a ground floor room, we were told that that it would be £10 to get a ground floor room upon arrival we found that we had room 301ground floor !!! Upon entering the room we found that... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We recently spent 3 days at the Golden Lion and can only say a big thank you to Zoe (Manager) and all the staff particularly Hannah, Joe and Vanessa who were so helpful and friendly. On the arrival of 4 70+ pensioners, as there is no lift, these young girls offered to carry our luggage up to our rooms. We... More 

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Goldenlion16, General Manager at The Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. I hope you have a lovely Christmas and a great New Year. Regards, Zoe. More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

10 of us staying at another local hotel had pre arranged to eat at the Golden Lion, the front of house staff were very nice but this is where the good review ends. Some of the meals and in particular the Chick Pea Curry which two of our party had ordered was undoubtly the worse presented meal that I have... More 

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Goldenlion16, General Manager at The Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. All I can do is apologise for the standard of meals that you received that evening. As you have said we refunded certain meals and as an apology for the fact that this was not our usual standard we offered free desserts. Once again I am very sorry that you had this experience with us.... More 

Warrington, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Having visited all but two of Shearings Hotels,we were looking forward with some trepidation to our visit to the Golden Lion this last week 13 to 17th October/14. The reviews of this hotel submitted by other Tripadivisor travellers did nothing to reassure us,that we had made a good decision. However,my wife,son and daughter in law,and myself, found that the hotel... More 

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Goldenlion16, General Manager at The Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Hotel in such depth. I appreciate all of the comments that you have made good and bad. I have passed your comments regarding the level of service you received onto Amy my Restaurant Manager. I am sorry that the service and food did not meet or exceed your expectations. Please be... More 

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Address: The Green, Hunstanton PE36 6BQ, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Hunstanton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Golden Lion Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 27
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