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The Golden Lion Hotel

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The Golden Lion Hotel is a magnificent historic building. It is the oldest property in Hunstanton, and the oldest hotel in the area. The Golden Lion hotel overlooks a beautiful sandy beach, with sea views for most rooms. The hotel has recently been refurbished to the highest standards, and offers outstanding facilities. A limited number of parking spaces are available. The peace and serenity of the Hunstanton area offer wonderful opportunities for leisure travellers and lovers of the outdoors. Hiking, fishing, sailing and horse riding are all available nearby.The Hotel houses all of the amenities and facilities you would expect from a Coast & Country venue. In addition, our staff will offer you a warm, friendly welcome, and ensure that your stay is as relaxing and memorable as possible.
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Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Historic Hotel
Great View
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96Great for walkers
Grade: 96 out of 100
42Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
9Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
100Room tips
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I stayed with my father having booked the hotel and a show at the theatre for his Christmas present. My dads room was great with no issues, mine however had a leak that had occurred in the bathroom meaning the ceiling had a small area where the plaster had blown and fallen on
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Fantastic friendly staff, we arrived earlier than expected but this wasn't a problem, room was ready and they were happy for us to check in early, lovely comfortable warm rooms (we stayed in October) Breakfast was self-service, plenty of choice and very nice The hotel is
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Response from Giles N, General Manager at The Golden Lion Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Kathryn224488 Thank you so much for such a great review. I was over the moon to read you thoroughly enjoyed your peaceful stay with us. We are indeed in a fantastic area for sight seeing and relaxing with absolutely stunning views over the sea. I look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future. Kind regards Giles
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Just returned from our second four night stay at the Golden Lion, a wonderfully located historic hotel right in the heart of Hunstanton. The hotel team lead by Giles are great, always very friendly and polite. The food is excellent, with a good choice, served in a lovely
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Stayed here on a shearings self drive, the staff are what make this hotel. Gilles and Danny on reception were very helpful with Peter running himself ragged in the restaurant and Paul behind the bar all were very good ambassadors for this hotel. The food was very tasty and
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The Golden Lion is not salubrious in any way - but as a "basic end" hotel it is very good value for money with good food and helpful service. We stayed in a room on the top floor and, we would suggest, that this is avoided if at all possible in the winter since the heat just
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Sorry for the slow response but I've been away. Hunstanton is a small town so all bars are all within walking distance. Sorry again for delayed reply but hope you enjoyed hunstanton
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hi trevor I don't know if they have a separate room for baby as we went there as couples the best thing to do is to phone the hotel and ask for jiles the manager he is the best person that can help you,i wish you luck and a very merry Christmas and happy new year best wishes bix.
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No idea I am just a member on here too. Maybe like some others have suggested it could be the TripAdvisor people have held it back.. I will say privately that although the service and standards they were ok they were just about borderline with others I try to be fair and as this was an old sea side hotel I was not expecting much to be fair on this point they met it :(
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do you have room service?
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Sadly there are no lifts but staff offered to carry luggage to our room which was on the first floor. From memory, there were two flights of stairs
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"Don’t ask for a top floor"
"104 was 1st floor with decent part sea view"
"Sea view is a must."
"Old fashioned hotel, no lift so if you need assistance ask when booking"
"All a bit old but quaint"
$50 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United KingdomEnglandEast AngliaHunstanton
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