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The Lion Hotel

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Y Maes, Criccieth LL52 0AA, Wales
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    • Location
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Sleep Quality
      4 of 5 stars
    • Rooms
      4 of 5 stars
    • Service
      4 of 5 stars
    • Value
      4 of 5 stars
    • Cleanliness
      4 of 5 stars
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    Cheshire
    2 reviews
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

    Great location, lovely staff, room very spacious & comfortable, the only downside is the bar area, which is very busy & a bit cramped, the food is very nice but a bit expensive & tables are very close together.

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    Holywell, United Kingdom
    1 review
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

    The hotel was easy to find, the room was quite spacious and clean. The staff were helpful and friendly. There was continental & cooked b/fast. I was impressed with cooked b/fast and there plenty of it.

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    4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

    Paid for a double room and got 2 singles pushed together which wasn't comfy at all. Did give us a 10% discount for the inconvenience though. Had a bar meal when we arrived and was given a dirty fork but food was actually nice .

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    Blackburn UK
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    2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    On a recent visit to North Wales, my wife and me ate the restaurant at this place. On our first visit the food was V good. So much so that we elected to eat there the next evening. Total disaster. Food was terrible. Only conclusion I can come to is that we arrived too near the cut off time. To... More 

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    lioncricc, Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this review

    Thank you for taking the time to review the food at the Lion, should this not be two separate reviews? I am sorry that you had two very different experiences, I assure you that we strive for consistent excellence in everything we do. I do hope you give us another go and we will prove that our food like on... More 

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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    hotel convenient in centre of village; at first glance hotel looked'old fashioned' but inside furnished to high modern comfort with excellent facilities;room well furnished, spacious(3 chairs !!) and comfortable; good selection menu at various prices; all staff very welcoming with excellent service

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    lioncricc, Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this review

    Thank you for taking the time to review the Lion, we are glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you in the not so distant future. Thanks again. More 

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    3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    A nice hotel well located in the quiet town of Criccieth. 5 mins from the castle. A good base for Snowdon etc. Very quiet town though. Perfect for a romantic weekend. A bit expensive for the area albeit a nice place.

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    lioncricc, Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this review

    Thank you for taking the time to review the Lion, we agree Criccieth is the perfect place for a romantic getaway. Hope to see you again. More 

    Driffield, United Kingdom
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    3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Stayed here for 4 nights on a golfing holiday with 5 mates. A couple sharing and the rest in single rooms. Easy to find, very central for a the 5 courses we played and nicely placed in Criccieth to enjoy the amenities. Checked in quickly. Rooms are OK. Not massive but functional. Everything worked as it should. En suite was... More 

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    lioncricc, Owner at The Lion Hotel, responded to this review

    Thank you for your taking the time to review the Lion Hotel, as a whole I am glad you enjoyed your stay. With regards to the food I am sorry it was not up to our usual standards, however I can assure you that the steak pie is home made. With regards to breakfast I think it is just personal... More 

    London, United Kingdom
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    4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This was a very pleasant stay with friends. The room was clean and well presented. Breakfast was fantastic. The staff were all friendly and helpful. Cannot fault this hotel. (lost one star as a friend had a broken radiator that was stuck on and the room was very hot. The fault was rectified as soon as reported with no complaints... More 

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    lioncricc, Owner at The Lion Hotel, responded to this review

    Thank you for your kind comments, next time hopefully we will get the 5 stars. More 

    Malvern, England, United Kingdom
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    3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Arrived at 1720 to get the last onsite parking space. For some reason one space was occupied by a hotel trailer with junk that had not yet made it to the tip! Rooms adequate, if a little dated. We were surprised to find that from July 10 (no warning on hotel's web site) Friday night is Curry night in the... More 

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    lioncricc, Owner at The Lion Hotel, responded to this review

    Thank you for taking the time to review the Lion, I am sorry your experience with the bar food was not up to our usual standard, with regards to not being able to dine in the restaurant this is a communication error on our behalf as this should not have been the case. Thank you I have now updated this... More 

    Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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    3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Our room was very nice and modern and the bathroom was beautiful, looking like it had been recently refurbished. Very good for disabled. Slept well until people in the room above decided to run a marathon at 6 am on the very creaky floorboards. Some of the outside areas looked a bit untidy and the main lounge looked a bit... More 

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    lioncricc, Owner at The Lion Hotel, responded to this review

    Thank you for taking the time to review the Lion, we have recently refurbished many of the bathrooms I am happy you noticed. With regards to the dining room we wanted you to have the same table for your entire stay as we do with all our residents. I will pass on your kind comments about the staff and the... More 

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