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The Lion Hotel

Y Maes, Criccieth LL52 0AA, Wales
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Ranked #8 of 8 Hotels in Criccieth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
ianandjade Hastings, New Zealand
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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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Hastings, New Zealand
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106 reviews 106 reviews
29 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The staff at reception were pleasant, our room was in an outbuilding in the car park which didn't look very pleasant from the outside and was just ok inside, a bit dated and although fairly clean felt very grubby and the carpet felt (due to its look) like you didn't want to walk on it without shoes on, although the... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went in for lunch one day during our recent stay in Criccieth. It's main dining room is like something out the 60s with wallpaper that would give you a migraine! Luckily it was sunny so we sat outside. Grumpy bar man together with overpriced & dry over cooked lunch = no return visit!

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Hotel and its staff is head and shoulders above most in the area. The staff can not be faulted. The rooms were clean and well presented. The food was excellent. The bar area and reception area were lovely. We had a great stay.

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Boston, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Lion Hotel is a great place to stay. Close to the sea and shops. We spent four nights in a clean, comfortable en-suite room. The hotel is very, very clean and nicely decorated and furnished. The restaurant offers a superb variety of food which is beautifully cooked, attractively presented. and always hot. The staff were all very friendly and... More

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Shropshire, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Maybe it was 3 star but will it keep it, not sure about that. Our room was cold and not surprising as the main window which had been screwed shut had massive gaps which I had to use toilet paper to stop the wind blowing in, this is bad maintenance. 2 of the light bulbs had gone and I had... More

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Wolverhampton
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Just returned from a 4 night stay at this hotel. Twin room (14) was Ok. Comfortable beds and nicely furnished. The breakfast is self service and a very good selection of cereals, fresh fruit, etc. etc. We found the young staff very friendly and helpful. The evening meals were very good with unusual starters and desserts. Plenty meat and vegetables... More

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Sussex
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Our coach party travelled from South East England on a Grand Coastal Tour of Wales. The first night of our 3-night stay was marred by bar/kitchen staff with raised raucous voices and rattling of empty bottles at 11.45 p.m. beneath our bedroom window. I was forced to get up and complain at the noise and that we needed some rest... More

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south wales
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Stayed at the Lion hotel for 2 nights to attend a friends wedding. 1st impressions of the hotel was that it could do with a little tlc. Our room was spacious enough and we had lovely views from our 2 windows but unfortunately the decor needed modernising. The bathroom was lovely and modern so I think work is in progress.... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I was on a coach Holiday up from Plymouth for 5 days staying at this hotel.The hotel was in a good location.Very disappointed with hotel annex room 43 to cramped could not drink the water in room bed to big for room upstairs floor boards creaking .Every thing else at the hotel was very good.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
32 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Stayed 2 nights in this hotel in the centre of town. Our room was outside the main hotel adjacent to the car park. The room was small and as others have said in need of some TLC. The main income for the hotel seems to be coach parties containing senior citizens which really sets the scene. On one night there... More

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Address: Y Maes, Criccieth LL52 0AA, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Gwynedd > Criccieth
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