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The Golden Lion Hotel

3.0 of 5
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The Green, Hunstanton PE36 6BQ, England
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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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Snettisham, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Alot of people recommend this place but I really cant see why? Decor is outdated and amateur I asked when it was done and apparently it was last year,staff look depressed,on buying drinks they where unable to do a double Jameson only just over a single and had no replacement bottle,drinks are ridiculous price! I've been to real high end... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Picked this hotel for a two night break primarily for its location on the front at Hunstanton and proximity to the Sandringham estate. We were blessed with good weather which made the weekend and sightseeing excellent. We had booked through Coast & Country and paid extra for dedicated parking (a must as the surrounding available parking is limited) and a... More 

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mossley
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room we had was on the ground floor with a view of the car park from a small window with a car parked in front of the window,the room was dark most of the time. The service at meal times was terrible and the staff must have been fed up saying sorry for the delay. The house keeper was... More 

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melton mowbray
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here with family on a four day break with Shearings on a self drive holiday. We knew before we went but we found the absence of a lift difficult as three of our party struggle walking. It is, as advertised the oldest hotel in Hunstanton and for that reason it is difficult to maintain. Our rooms were very... More 

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

Staff very friendly and very helpful and food okay for money paid, but décor in need of attention, particularly in guest rooms. Though clean, bathroom suite and accessories such as shower, shower curtain and bathmat seen better days.

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

Thank you for reviewing your recent break with us. We have an on-going refurbishment programme so I hope that you decide to book another break to see the improvements. Regards, Zoe. More 

london uk
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

this should be the best hotel in Hunstanton by miles, but sadly it's just a little sad, it's okay and you may have a better experience, but it was just not good enough for how special this building is to Hunstanton....!

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

Thank you for your review. I am sorry to read that we did not meet your expectations as you are completely right the building is wonderful. Regards, Zoe. More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Spent a long weekend at the Dragon and thoroughly enjoyed it. The hotel's main attribute is the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff. We enjoyed the superior room with a terrific view of the sea and beautiful green. The room was huge, very clean and equipped with everything one would hope for. A complimentary fruit basket was left for us... More 

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

Thank you for such a lovely review and your kind words about the staff. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Regards, Zoe. More 

Gosport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

A pleasant old lady sat on the green above the seashore. We had a pleasant weekend staying at the golden lion with lovely weather and pleasant company. The food and service were good but I feel they need to modenise and update the rooms. We had a pleasant room overlooking the wheelie bins and the carpark. A little TLC in... 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. Its nice to read that you had a nice break with us. Regards, Zoe. More 

Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Lovely approach to this hotel, situated on a village green which over looks the sea. We booked on line, noticed it had reserved parking only but no where on the website to do so! We therefore 'wrongly' assumed that as we had booked a three night stay we would get parking. How wrong we were! Had to find parking in... 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 your break with us. I am so sorry that you encountered the problems with your room however I am pleased to hear that you felt they were resolved for you quickly. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Regards, Zoe. More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

Paid £99 to stay here was not very impressed with what i got for the exteroinate price i paid to stay here. My room 201 had problems with a blocked toilet so it took several flushes for whatever was in the bowl to go down . Plus this resulted in lots of water spilling on to the bathroom floor. My... More 

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

Thank you for your review. I very much appreciate you bringing to my attention the issue with your toilet as we were not aware of the problems that you encountered. I am sorry to read that you feel that your break with us was not good value for money. I was very surprised to read your comment about our housekeeping... More 

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