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Golden Lion

located in the town center | St. Ives, St. Ives PE27 5AL, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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Llansanffraid Glan Conwy, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had booked an overnight stay Sat/Sun in order to attend a very important exam at Huntingdon early on Sunday morning. The hotel personnel knew of these circumstances; and they knew that I came by car. The room was advertised as "bed AND breakfast", "parking available, no reservation required". NONE of these basic requirements was met: a) Not only was... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I took my vegetarian mum here for lunch, we ordered from the specials board in the pub and went for a spinach, Parmesan and baby to tomato quiche for my mum and I ordered the duck with dauphinois potatoes. The potato on my dish was over cooked and dry, the duck was over cooked and fatty. My mums dish arrived... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in this hotel for two nights during my business trip and I can say this hotel is ok and I can recommend it. Positive: - Very good location and nice surroundings - Large, clean rooms with comfortable bed - Good and friendly staff - Good English breakfast Negative - some technical issue with wi-fi connection Recommended hotel and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little gem in the heart of Cambridgeshire this little hotel was a real find. The staff could not have been more helpful, nothing was too much trouble, for instance when I asked for more tea bags and some fresh milk (we don't like the little sachets of long life milk) we had them delivered straight to our room with... More 

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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were welcomed efficiently on Wednesday evening and were pleased with our room - the more so when we realised how comfortable the bed was. Such a good night's sleep is rare for us for one night stays...............and the chef knows how to cook a fried egg! Pleasant staff and overall good value for money.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although this was just an overnight stay it was a very good experience. The food was excellent and the staff were very helpful and friendly. The location was very good and although I do not believe that the hotel has private parking there was on road parking immediately outside. Very good value.

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

Lovely hotel lots of character stayed here lots of times over last 15 yrs .. Great location good breakfast friendly staff .. Good bar for drink always busy lots of local bars near by and plenty of places to eat .

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We stayed in room 19 which a previously commented on by another reviewer because it overlooked the smokers zone outside. We were well aware (from reading previous reviews) that we would hear bar noise up to 12.30am so I don't think it is fair to moan about that. Positives: 1) town centre location 2) decent breakfast 3) large, modern and... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We were in room 19, a lovely surprise of it was modern and spacious. Staff were great, helped me to the room with all the bags. We had food in the bar which was good. Bath was amazing and huge! Breakfast at £5 was well worth it. No wifi in the room - only in the bar. And not much... More 

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Norwich
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

A two night stay at the weekend, in an ideal location for the town and beyond. The Friday night crowd were in the bar when we arrived and it was very lively. Good job our room was well away from the noise . Nice clean room, if a bit cosy. Good shower and comfy bed. Breakfasts were excellent, if the... More 

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