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The Golden Lion Hotel

3.0 of 5
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The Green, Hunstanton PE36 6BQ, England
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a 4 night stay. Zoe should be proud of her staff as they were all friendly and helpful. It was great that we could take our dog and the location on the seafront was ideal. Our room was clean and had everything you need. There was a good choose of food on the breakfast and... More 

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Cromer, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very comfortable small hotel. Friendly and courteous staff.Clean well appointed bedrooms and bathrooms.The meals are well cooked and wholesome but the set menu on half-board basis are pretty basic. There is however an a la carte alternative (at extra cost). Altogether a well run operation and well worth a visit.

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Goldenlion16, General Manager at The Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and recommend the hotel. We look forward to seeing you both again in the future. Regards, Zoe. More 

Birmingham, UK
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We popped in here for lunch with our one year old mainly because the queue for the chip shop opposite was massive. Frankly I wish we had joined the queue! Service was rubbish, menu was lacklustre and expensive (you'd actually get a better burger at a Weatherspoons) and the toilets were like a fridge. We tried to talk to staff... More 

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Goldenlion16, General Manager at The Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am so sorry that you had this experience with us. Regards, Zoe. More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Great hotel at a great location by seafront. Close to nearby bus station and shops. Very clean hotel with top food. Friendly management and staff including Barbara, Zoe the hotel manager and her assistant manager. Also the fantastic bar staff including Vanessa who was very helpful also Luke and Alex was very fun and friendly. Clean room with nice seafront... More 

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Goldenlion16, General Manager at The Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review. We hope to welcome you back in the future. Regards, Zoe. More 

Norfolk, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Wine came in dirty glass, beer put on table overflowing but no offer to wipe it up, would have been nicer if barman had smiled, I felt as if we were putting him out.Only one vegetarian option on menu which at £12.99 was vastly overpriced. Went for starter but was later informed as it had been bank holiday they had... More 

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Goldenlion16, General Manager at The Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your experience. I am sorry that you had this experience whilst visiting the bar. I am now investigating your comments. Regards, Zoe. More 

Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

The room itself was fine but very warm. Pleasant hotel. I found the staff were not very warm and welcoming. The breakfast I ha e to say was horrible. Microwaved bacon, soggy hash brown and all Luke warm. We were also asked to pay on arrival yet we saw the same member of staff taking payments from older couples as... More 

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Goldenlion16, General Manager at The Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am sorry that your experience with us was so disappointing. I have passed your comments onto the team. Regards, Zoe. More 

Colchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Small hotel in a superb position overlooking The Wash. Late booking at very reasonable rate Did not worry about tiny room which was clean and well appointed. Food was good and staff a credit to the hotel very friendly and efficient. Only minus was there was limited hot water due to a boiler problem.

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Goldenlion16, General Manager at The Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your stay at the Hotel. I am so sorry that one of our boilers went down during your stay. Regards, Zoe. More 

Peterborough, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

Went for lunch with my friend and both our dogs. Not been here before, warm welcome from Simon. Lunch was very nice, Beer batter fish n chips and ploughman's. Nice to be able to sit comfortably in the warmth with the dogs.

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Goldenlion16, General Manager at The Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your meal with us. I am pleased to read that you had a pleasant experience. Regards, Zoe. More 

Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

I was a bit apprehensive after reading some of the reviews but glad I ignored the petty complaints. On arrival I was very pleasantly surprised that the hotel looked so nice, the reception staff were very friendly. II was there on business and had booked a single online the price was £175 for 4 nights which included breakfast and an... More 

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Goldenlion16, General Manager at The Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. It is great to see you back again this week. Regards, Zoe. More 

MATLOCK
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67 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

We have stayed at this hotel on at least two previous occasions. Our room 208 had been refurbished and the dining area extended and we found all the staff pleasant and very helpful. The hotel is in a good position in Hunstanton and we had no problems parking in the public spaces in front of the hotel. So far so... More 

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Goldenlion16, General Manager at The Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Hotel. I am sorry that you didn't feel that the food was up to our usual standard. I have passed your comments onto James our Head Chef. Regards, Zoe. More 

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