A one night business stay was well served by the Lion, a very old and characterful hotel. A room over the bar and facing the road I feared would be noisy but not the case. A good sleep was had in a well appointed, clean room. Lots of hot water ,towels, coffee and tea. A good choice for breakfast. Nice to be offered fish, thoroughly enjoyed the kippers. Very good value.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to The Lion at Buckden, Cambridgeshire, one of the oldest coaching inns in England. Dating back to 1492, we continue to retain much of our wonderful charm, character and atmosphere. Whether you are looking for a quiet drink with friends, a Sunday lunch with the family or a place to rest weary legs we would be delighted to see you. You can rest assured your time at The Lion, however long, will be very enjoyable. Located in the heart of Cambridgeshire, Buckden is a small village just off the A1 giving you excellent access to London and The North not to mention all the local places of interest including the historic Buckden Towers. If you are dining or staying with us, we recommend a reservation however this is not a requirement so please feel free to drop in at any time for a bite to eat, a place to stay or just a refreshing drink. ... more less
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