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The Lion Hotel

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“four poster bed”(17 reviews)
“nice village”(4 reviews)
“the pub”(20 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
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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...
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High Street, Buckden PE19 5XA, England
19.6 miles to Cambridge Airport
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All reviewsfour poster bednice villagethe pubcoaching innhuge bathroomst neotssloping floorsan evening mealfriendly hotellots of characterfish and chipslick of paintsunday lunchtwin rooman enjoyable staybit datedgrafham water
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Hotel is lovely, full of character features, homely and welcoming. Room was clean and comfortable. Staff very friendly and efficient. We stayed two nights, eating in the restaurant on the first night. The food was excellent, staff very attentive. Our stay included the 'light' breakfast...More

1  Thank Benoris
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As regulars to The Lion, we recently decided to go for a drink in the garden there on a warm evening. We knew there was a new chef so had a look at the menu out of interest whilst there and were so impressed we...More

2  Thank Jugson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Lion on 30/6/18 where they have a new young chef and a new a la Carte menu,the restaurant is traditionally old English and nicely set out, the food was superb and beautifully presented,portions were very generous and all three courses we a delight,they...More

5  Thank nitramau
Response from Kevan P, General Manager at The Lion HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words, I am delighted to report that overall our new menu has been very well received. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Lion soon, Kind regards

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went in here for a meal a couple of days ago (June 2018), We felt the pub needed a coat of paint but it was obviously very old and had a nice main bar area with a big fireplace, comfy chairs, etc. The food...More

3  Thank Reflectorgo
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

This is the authentic English Pub experience. We had the best room in the house with four-post bed and wonderful view of Buckden Towers - it was great, comfortable and clean. Yes there are areas that need investment and it is a bit shambolic in...More

Thank Larry K
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Wheelchair access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$97 - US$118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$97 - US$118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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"Room 8 was very good but not much of a view."
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"Room 6 is massive, a huge window, 4 poster bed and a huge bath!"
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"Choose the annex if you want a quiet room."
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"Do NOT stay in the twin room!"
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