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The Lion Hotel

Y Maes, Criccieth LL52 0AA, Wales
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Ranked #6 of 8 hotels in Criccieth
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks 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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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wakefield
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having being given a voucher whilst sitting on the front at Criccieth for 10% off the Sunday carvery we decided to book. At the bar we paid for four small carverys (£7.50 each = £30-£3 = £27) a glass of lemonade, a soda water and two glasses of tap water. My elderly Dad was charged £31.00. When he questioned the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found this hotel via booking.com & must admit value came into the decision to book. My partner has family in Criiccieth & knows the area well. On arrival I was surprised at the size of the hotel. The decor is dated but in some ways could be classed as retro. The reception is warm & the rooms are comfy... More

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four nights for £120. We stayed for a few days over February half term and really enjoyed the stay. The room was a bit tired and the central heating didn't work so well one evening but everything else was spot on. The bar downstairs was full of friendly local characters which also served nice food. Criccieth was ideally located to... More

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Blaenau Ffestiniog, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I chose this hotel as I found a really good deal on booking.com (£60 for 2 people, for two nights). The lobby is lovely - an open fire with sophisticated furniture and portraits/pictures on the walls. There was even an old cat wondering around! Room was clean but quite old fashioned. There was a decent sized bathroom (shower was ok... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Quite happy with my stay. Clean room, comfy bed and warm shower. Welsh beef burger from the bar was very good! Breakfast was good. Old fashioned, says free WiFi but its only available in the lobby, bar has poor lager on tap options.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in the cottage out the back as we had our dog with us for an extra charge of £5 per day. Room was a little small but clean bed was comfy. Lovely views of the castle and sea, excellent location. Food average. Overall lovely stay.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
29 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We have eaten many times in this bar, this year the kitchen was being renovated but fortunately was finished for us to have lunch the next day. As usual the pie was lovely this is a lovely area to visit we always stay at the local beautiful hotel bron efion or camp in the summer. We would fully recommend eating... More

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Porthmadog, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

One of the better bars in Cricceith, poor qulaity of food and service, try not to visit have eaten in there on more than one occasion and always feel let donw, however you pay for what you get so its cheap and cheerful, if you enjoy that ............ go there

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Seven of us went to this hotel late November for a Turkey & Tinsel holiday. We all enjoyed the experience and the staff were friendly and helpful, the food excellent and the entertainment kept us amused ! My room was warm and comfy and I have no complaints. I would recommend this hotel.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Sue and I spent Christmas at the Lion Hotel in Criccieth with Barnes Coaches Swindon. We left on 20th.Dec. and returned 27th.Dec.. Every thing about this break was brilliant. The coach trip to North Wales was very good, with comfort stops and lunch on the way. The hotel was family run and very homely. Food was exceptionally good and the... More

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Also Known As:
Lion Hotel Criccieth
The Lion Hotel Criccieth, Wales
Address: Y Maes, Criccieth LL52 0AA, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Gwynedd > Criccieth
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 8 hotels in Criccieth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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