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The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality

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Wirral, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Received excellent service from a very friendly staff. Nothing was too much trouble and we were given an excellent room in a quiet part of the hotel. The food was good and breakfast excellent. The hotel is not far from the station and as we did not have our own transport on this occasion we found the bus station was... More 

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Swindon
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29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here for one night, Booked offer with travelzoo, Great value we had a lovely 3 course dinner with a glass of fizz each, The food was excellent, lovely full english breakfast all for £99 for both of us. Staff were great, nothing was too much trouble for them. Location right in centre of the town. We parked in hotel... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We love this hotel. Charming with very friendly staff and in the heart of the town. Room was very clean and the food excellent. We stayed for an overnight break and would definitely come back. Would recommend if you are staying in Shrewsbury.

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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 post a review further to your recent visit to the Lion Hotel. I am delighted the overall experience of your stay met your expectations and your room was clean, you received first class service and the food was excellent! Thank you for recommending the Lion and we look forawrd to welcoming... More 

Prague, Czech Republic
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a nice old hotel with all history features you can ask for!Room was really nice only very hot and you can't open Windows!Sometimes we had trouble to finde somebody behind the bar so to get drinks was challenging! But the staff was nice and professional! Have to say i like the hotel as I like old buildings but... 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 posting a review further to your recent visit to the Lion. I'm sorry to see you found the hotel overpriced, our rate tariff does change at times dependant on occupancy levels and when you managed to book. Your note relating to being unable to find bar staff will be discussed with the team, they are... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room was nice and clean, it was in need of a lick of paint and chairs were a bit tatty you could hear every sound from above breakfast and dinner were great, the reception area is lovely.the hotel is in a great location for visiting Shrewsbury

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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 further to your recent visit to the Lion. All guests comments good or bad are always discussed with the team and your comments will be given due attention. Delighted you enjoyed the experience of the Lounge area and your comments relating to being able to hear noise from the Resrtaurant is very... More 

Stoke on Trent
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having recently stayed at this hotel for a family party, reading reviews on site I have to say I was a little apprehensive but to be fair was pleasantly surprised. Yes the hotel is very old and tired but that almost is part of its charm in the historical town of Shrewsbury. The room/bathroom was basic, dated but clean and... 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 to the Lion. I am delighted the overall experience of your stay met your expectations and you enjoyed the standard of service and quaity of food you received. I am delighted to inform you that we are presently re-conditioning the Lion Hotel's bedrooms... More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arriving for the first time in Shrewsbury I was looking for the Lion and Pheasant Hotel. The sat nav told me I had reached my destination and I saw the words "Lion" and "Hotel" and shot into a narrow car park. I went inside to reception and found that I was in the wrong hotel. I had passed the even... More 

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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here on the 7th July for 3 nights, we'd also previously stayed her 2 years ago. It's the oldest hotel in Shrewsbury and they say that Dickens, Darwin and many, many others have stayed there in the past. It's full of character and every floorboard creaks, not a problem. However the rooms weren't cleaned every day, they were... 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 recent review further to your 3 night stay at the Lion. I was unaware of any issues with regards to the cleanliness of bedrooms of late but please be assured your comments will be given due attention and will be discussed with my Head Housekeeper. I do hope you consider returning to the Lion... More 

derby
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29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here last year and to be honest I was not looking forward to my return. I was pleasantly surprised on my return. The hotel looked cleaner and the service was much faster. the room I was given was full of old world charm. I can honestly say I would return here again

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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 to the Lion Hotel. I am delighted the overall experience of your stay met your expectations and you found the facilities and customer service had improved since your last visit in November of last year. It' great to see you would have no... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a few days of trying to find a hotel. We managed to find the lion for my mates stag do. Paid when we got there £64 for a single room for the night. Lovely room very comfy bed. Room was spacious. Didn't stay for breakfast but they do offer a room service if u fancy. This hotel is right... 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 post a review. I am delighted you enjoyed the experience of your stay, the comfy bed and the spaciousness of your bedroom! As you say the hotel is right in the heart of Shrewsbury and we look forward to welcoming you and your friends back on your next visit. Hope you... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Hayward
The Hayward
Cuisines: European, British
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • 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: $63 - $188 (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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