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Golden Lion

Market Hill, St. Ives PE27 5AL, England
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Cranleigh
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

this is a very nice very clean hotel right in the middle of St Ives a good location a smooth check in friendly staff in all areas and a nice big clean room with a bath and a shower recommended we will definitely stay here again

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

We were very happy and will return to The Golden Lion in the future. The en suite was clean and quite large. The room was clean and large as well. The staff were exceedingly friendly and informative. The included breakfast was lovely. It was just such a lovely stay. It's situated right in the middle of St. Ives, so we... More 

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Golden_Lion_Hotel, Manager at Golden Lion, responded to this review

Dear TC Thank you for your comments, I was delighted to read that you enjoyed stay and that our team took such good care of you. We always strive to reach that extra mile and it’s always pleasing to hear that you found our local knowledge helpful. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit. Kind regards Rachel More 

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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

Around 30 of us pre planned breakfast and gave names for each bfast only a small handful had they're meals messed up not too bad. Table was not laid except for the cutlery, so many times asking for plates and mugs many of us even helped the staff with delivering the mugs and stuff very poor planning. My bfast was... More 

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Golden_Lion_Hotel, Manager at Golden Lion, responded to this review

Dear Wayne P I would like to thank you for taking the time to post this review. I was pleased to hear that you enjoy visiting the hotel and found your breakfast enjoyable, we source fresh local ingredients and cook our breakfasts to order. I must however clarify a couple of points in your review that I do not feel... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

Stayed for last couple of weeks. What I like is when you go down to the bar the staff are very friendly and make a lone traveller very welcome. They soon learn your likes and dislikes. The breakfast lady must be the happiest person I have ever met at 7 in the morning. What a nice change. All in all... More 

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Golden_Lion_Hotel, Manager at Golden Lion, responded to this review

Dear Miguel1989 It is always our aim to make every guest feel welcome, especially those travelling alone as it can be a daunting experience, so I was pleased to hear you found our service welcoming and friendly. Our breakfast waitress is one of the happiest people you'll meet :) Merry Christmas, Rachel More 

Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

Was woken up at 2.30 by the people in the next room laughing and shouting who had been joined by some lady friends and we're having a bit of a party could hear every word. The mattress on the bed is in need of replacing had a dip in one side and kept rolling into it but the worse thing... More 

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Golden_Lion_Hotel, Manager at Golden Lion, responded to this review

Dear beevholmfirth I was disappointed to hear of your problems during your recent stay at the hotel and would like to take this opportunity to apologise for any disruptions that you may have encountered. I have reported the mattress issue to the maintenance team, who have confirmed that there was a problem with the mattress and this was immediately replaced.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015 via mobile

Went to St Ives for a reunion so needed somewhere central and The Golden Lion was ideal, rooms comfortable if not a bit too hot, ours was over the kitchen so if you opened the window all you heard was the extractor fan which they did quickly turn off when we mentioned it, breakfast was better on one morning compared... More 

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Golden_Lion_Hotel, Manager at Golden Lion, responded to this review

Dear Michelle H Thank you very much for your kind comments, being in the centre of town certainly makes for an ideal location when visiting St Ives. I'm glad we were able to rectify any concerns you had quickly and to your satisfaction. We look forward to welcoming you next time you visit the hotel. Kind regards Rachel More 

Cheadle, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Unfortunately I did not have a great start to my stay as the towncentre was blocked off while a fun fair was erected for Michealmass. I followed the Diversion signs and drove around fruitlessly for 30 mins trying to get into the town, which proved impossible until a policeman told me to ignore the no entry sign! The Golden Lion... More 

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Thank LacrosseRef
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Bit of a delay posting this review... Nice friendly bar staff, unsure about the rooms as I haven't stayed here.... Brilliant food...Try the burgers. They are one of the best in the town easily. Defiantly back for another one.

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Thank GMSC06
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

Had a marvellous stay Cleanliness 10/10 Ambiance 10/10, Room 10/10 Quality of ingredients of the Breakfast 10/10 BUT the lady that took my Breakfast order 30/10 she is professional and happy in her work. Made a good start to ones day Thank you all

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Booked this hotel for one night as I was attending a wedding near by. The hotel itself is in a great location on the main high street, with shops all very colse. As I booked this last minute there was only a king size room left, which was large and had plenty of space, with wardrobe, tv and coffee and... More 

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