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The Golden Lion Hotel

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The Green, Hunstanton PE36 6BQ, England
The Golden Lion Hotel
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Ranked #4 of 4 Hotels in Hunstanton
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Golden Lion was a very good B&B experience on our road trip around the coast - the food and value for money was excellent - quirky booking in procedure that could be improved, but the whole visit was worth it as the hotel has great views over the sea and minutes walk to all that Victorian seaside experience.

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cambridge
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have just returned from a five day stay at the coast and country hotel.The deal was excellent value for money .Wepaid extra for a sea view room .As the hotel has a stunning position opposite the sea with just the cliff gardens between you and the beach it is well worth it.The downstairs is nicely decorated but our spacious and... More 

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Cheshunt, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My Mum and I booked last minute to stay at the Golden Lion in January for one night and enjoyed our experience. The location of the hotel was great as it's right on the sea front and easily accessible for everything in Hunstanton. In the summer I'm sure it'd be a great spot to stay for the attractions. We were... More 

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

We have just returned from a long weekend at The Golden Lion and I would like to thank all the staff for there Friendly and professional approach. James, one of the managers couldent have been more helpful. He went out of his way every night to make sure that my wife, a confirmed veggie was happy with the menu and... More 

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LINCOLNSHIRE
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just returned from a weekend break at the Golden Lion. The hotel is an excellent location and looks out onto lovely views. We have stayed in about ten Shearings hotels and we felt this one measured to most.They sometimes get negative reviews about being old but we have always been satisfied. Our room was really lovely and well... 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. It is great to read that you had a pleasant break with us however I am sorry that you did not enjoy one of your evening meals. I hope to see you both again in the future. Regards, Zoe. More 

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

It is some years since we have been to Golden Lion when we had a delightful January break. We should have come back sooner. All the staff were very helpful and pleasant and were happy to go out of their way to ensure that guests enjoyed themselves. Booking is very simple and if you state what you are wanting for... More 

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

Thank you for such a lovely review. I am pleased to read that you had such a wonderful break with us. Let’s hope that you don’t leave it so long again to come back and visit. Regards, Zoe. More 

Peterborough, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

second visit to this hotel, Same room which was a pleasant surprise. The feeling at the hotel has improved and breakfast is greatly improved and excellent. This time had evening meal and was impressed with the menu - also if you did not want something from this menu then allowance for food from main menu. Only downside these is NOTHING... More 

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

It is great to read that you felt the Hotel had improved from your last visit and that you would recommend the Hotel. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Regards, Zoe. More 

Minster, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Have just got back from our second stay at the Golden Lion. It lived up to our expectations and had been refurbished since last stay. Lovely big room with sea view. The staff were all very attentive and friendly? Breakfast was good and the meal we had on valentines night was of good quality. The bathroom was a little tired... 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. I am pleased to read that you had a nice Valentines weekend with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Regards, Zoe. More 

Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Yet another early break at the Golden Lion in Sunny Hunny. The hotel has a warm and friendly atmosphere, the rooms are clean and comfortable and the staff, without exception, are among some of the nicest hotel staff I have encountered - even had help connecting my new ipad toy to the internet! The set menus are generally very good... More 

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

Thank you for such a great review. I must admit the crème brulee is a favorite of mine too! We look forward to welcoming you back in the autumn. Regards, Zoe. More 

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5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for a last min night away and our first visit to the norfolk Coast. Everything exceeded our expectations of The Golden Lion. We had a few drinks in the bar on Sat night and the staff were friendly and professional (yet extremely busy!) Thank you all for a wonderful night-we will defiantly return soon!

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

Thank you for such a lovely review. I am so pleased to read that we exceeded your expectations. We look forward to seeing you both again soon. Regards, Zoe. More 

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