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The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ate in the restaurant for the first time for a few years and were pleased to see it was maintaining its traditional standards. The staff were helpful and on the strength of our visit we will certainly be thinking of making the Lion our base for our next visit to Shrewsbury.

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Larkhall, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Lion hotel in Shrewsbury is very oldie world. The character is very suitable to the surroundings. Rooms are very comfortable. These types of hotels should be supported and very good price for what you get.

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a bit of trouble finding somewhere in Shrewsbury to eat as most places were full on a Saturday night. Found myself in the Lion hotel, didn't expect much so I ordered fish and chips. This was by far one of the best fish and chip meals I have had. The fish was perfectly cooked, and as a bonus the... More 

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foh14, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for such a wonderfull review further to your recent visit to the Lion. Our chef and team will be so pleased to see that the Fish 'n'Chips you had in our Bar lounge was one of the best you had ever experienced and traditionally presented! Chef has been here with me now for over a year... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Anazing time and great food well recommended. Service was outstanding. Rooms were clean and anything you wanted the staff were happy to help if they could. Even for the bride and groom things were so amazing they had a lovely wedding a day to remember

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foh14, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review further to you attending a recent wedding at the Lion. Your kind comments have been passed on to all concerned and are very much appreciated. I am delighted you, the bride and groom and all other guests had an amazing time at the Lion Hotel and it was... More 

Hawkinge, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The situation is ideal for accessing the town centre. This has been a prestigious hotel in the past and it is sad to see the decline. The staff are friendly but not 'professional' in their manner. The upstairs corridors are surprisingly light and airy as was our bedroom. The cold tap on the bath had a poor flow so we... More 

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foh14, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review further to your recent visit. The comments you make about the staff are very unusual and will be discussed with my team and my managers. Al issues you raise with regards to bedroom defects will be investigated, it's an old building and I really instill into my team... More 

London
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12 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location, easy to walk everywhere. Very nice, friendly staff. The hotel needs a bit of updating in terms of decor. My room was quiet, as requested. I only had breakfasts there which were very good.

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foh14, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your recent review and great to see you found the staff friendly and you enjoyed your overall experience. Delighted to inform you that a planned refurbishment of the Lobby and lounge are is shceduled for later on this year and we continue to re-condition the bedrooms and is a key project this year and next.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have enjoyed a three course meal here. I had goats cheese for starters, pork belly for main and strawberry cheesecake for desert. My boyfriend had chicken and garlic pate, brevet of beef and creme brûlée. We also enjoyed a lovely bottle of Malbec/Shiraz. The food was delicious, quality rather than quantity and presented in a contemporary way. The restaurant... More 

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foh14, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review further to your dining experience at the Lion. Your kind comments will be passed on to all the team and is always very much appreciated. Thank you for recommending the Lion and we look to your next visit. Kind Regards Richard Jones More 

Higham Ferrers, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although we did not eat at this pub we stopped for a quick pint on the way back to Ludlow. It was a hot sunny day and the river was full of locals taking a dip. There are plenty of outside tables and the whole place was immaculate. Inside the décor is modern and high spec. Food others were eating... More 

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foh14, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. Not sure your review realtes to the Lion as we do not have any tables outside and we are not adjacent to a river. Kind Regards Richard Jones More 

London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We returned this year with two dogs and had a lovely stay at The Lion. The staff are so nice they do make your stay special. There isn't enough staff mid week and they seemed to be left to manage themselves but to make up for that they are fantastic and hard working. Bar food has improved since last year,... More 

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Thank Mary M
foh14, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your recent review, delighted you found the hotel had improved since your last visit and you enjoyed the Flower Show Weekend! Great to see the comments regarding the team, they do a great job here at the Lion. We look forward to your return visit! Kind Regards Richard Jones More 

hertfordshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The bar keeper Randy was one of the most helpful guys I have had the pleasure of serving me. He's an asset to the Hotel. The grumpy night porter, conversely had an attitude and was vituperative. This place has character.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Food & drink at the hotel
The Hayward
The Hayward
Cuisines: European, British
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Grade 1 Listed 16th Century Coaching Inn & Hotel. The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality we are located in the heart of the beautiful historic town of Shrewsbury in Shropshire. The Lion Hotel combines stunning 16th Century architecture with every classical comfort. Famous for its warm and friendly hospitality and traditional character, the hotel is perfectly situated to enable guests to enjoy all that this unique area has to offer. Our 59 bedrooms which include standard doubles, twins and singles as well as suites, each have their own unique character and include all the comfort and facilities you would expect. The Hayward Restaurant is open for lunch and dinner and offers a quintessentially British menu with a few subtle twists, using fresh local ingredients. The Oak Bar offers a more informal dining option and is open all day for teas and coffees, homemade cakes, healthy light bites, delicious lunches and exceptional value dining. The hotel has a number of outstanding function rooms including the magnificent domed Adam Ballroom; creating a very special atmosphere for events including Weddings, Christmas Parties, Private Dining and Conferences. Free Wi-Fi is available in the bar and lounge areas of the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality

Address: Wyle Cop | Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury SY1 1UY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Shrewsbury
Price Range: $62 - $210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality 3*
Number of rooms: 59
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