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    Black Lion Hotel

    The Green, Long Melford, Babergh District CO10 9DN, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent56%
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    “four poster bed” (29 reviews)
    “market menu” (11 reviews)
    “top floor” (11 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 444 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Our first visit since it reopened, what a difference. The hotel has been refurbed, work was still going on but didn't disturb us in any way. We stayed in room 7, described as a snug room but was very spacious, nice big bed, lovely bathroom...More

    Thank Neale P
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Just re opened was in need of refurbishment, the new owners have gone to great lengths to re position the offering and style of the establishment, so far it is looking good for the future, some drinks( glasses of wine expensive) food was good and...More

    Thank Michael H
    Response from ChestnutGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Black Lion HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Michael H, Thanks for the lovely review. We are delighted to glad you enjoyed your experience with us. I will pass on all your kind words to our team! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Thanks again, The Black Lion

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The Black Lion Hotel cancelled our wedding this year prior to the refurbishment. They called 6 weeks before the day and cancelled our whole wedding. We were disgusted at the way we were treated as they must have known this way before they told us....More

    2  Thank katieturner804
    Response from ChestnutGroup, Manager at Black Lion HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Katie, We are genuinely sorry for the anguish we caused you as a consequence of being required to refurbish the Black Lion. As we have explained to you previously, we were unaware of any of the business that was booked in although we were...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We had dinner for two of us on an evening shortly after it had opened under its new management. The refurbishment had definitely improved the look of the interior but the business is now, in my opinion, aimed at a much younger clientele than the...More

    Thank 91Milly
    Response from ChestnutGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Black Lion HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear 91Milly Thank you for taking the time to review the Black Lion. I’m sorry you found the menu unexciting; we have had so much fantastic feedback about the food - the Ham Hock and Chicken with Squid dishes in particular. We are not deliberately...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    I don't often do trip advisor but feel compelled to write about this experience. To my horror the chicken had not defrosted. A great opportunity to treat the wife and daughter. Having not booked we were sceptical about whether we could be accommodated but accommodated...More

    1  Thank MarK G
    Response from ChestnutGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Black Lion HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear MarK G, Thank you so much for the lovely review. We are so glad that we have impressed you on so many levels. We are absolutely delighted to hear such lovely comments about Christian (Our bar man) and i will ensure he reads your...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
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    • Restaurant
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    • $93 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
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    • East Anglia >
    • Suffolk >
    • Babergh District >
    • Long Melford
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    • Black Lion Hotel Long Melford, Suffolk
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    Room Tips
    "Top floor has the best views."
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    "Top floor can be very hot in hot weather (ask for a fan)"
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