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The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury

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The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury we are located in the heart of the beautiful historic town of Shrewsbury in Shropshire. Famous for its warm and friendly hospitality and traditional character, the hotel is perfectly situated to enable guests to enjoy all that this unique area has to offer. Our 59 bedrooms which include standard doubles, twins and singles as well as suites, each have their own unique character and include all the comfort and facilities you would expect. The Hayward Restaurant is open for lunch and dinner and offers a quintessentially British menu with a few subtle twists, using fresh local ingredients. The Oak Bar offers a more informal dining option and is open all day for teas and coffees, homemade cakes, healthy light bites, delicious lunches and exceptional value dining.
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Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
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Non-smoking hotel
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Non-smoking rooms
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Historic Hotel


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Grade: 98 out of 100
133Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
48Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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Had a 3 course meal on a groupon voucher. The meal was edible and that was it. The soup was obviously microwaved, the first attempt at a bread roll was FROZEN in the middle. The chicken was tough as old boots and seemingly poached, no sign of peppercorn sauce, limp veg, gravy
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We stay at the lion hotel the 10 to11 March 2019 the bed comfy the next morning wen for breakfast the restaurant was very cold the heting was not on Mr Mrs rowson the people on next table were saying the same Mr Mrs rowson
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Friends and I visited yesterday for afternoon tea and were very disappointed. One of the waitresses was nothing short of a nuisance. She insisted on showing us to the table even though our friend was in the ladies and we expressed that we would prefer to wait for her to come
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I have returned to The Lion many times over the years - it doesn't change which is good and then, maybe, not so good. I booked the Dickens Suite again - I love it's charm and history. Fortunately I remembered the ear plugs as it is right over the main street with no double
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The dinner at lunchtime is either out of a packet or tin. The so called tomato soup was basically a tin of tomatoes. The bread rolls were obviously bought in. The main course of pan fried chicken breast had never been pan fried, more poached If anything. Grossly over priced, On
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The Dickens Suite
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Standard Double Room
A lovely view from our bedroom and the delightful bathroom!!
Can you have breakfast in your room and if so is there a charge?
Sorry we didn't have cause to request that so cannot help
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Contact the hotel for update times etc
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Are dogs welcome?
Yes dogs very welcome!
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is there good parking
Hello Henry Yes there is parking at the rear and also an overflow car park. Let reception know that you've parked and they will advise you of the cost so ignore the Pay meters in the car park. We only stayed overnight and the cost was £5 for the duration of the stay. Hope this helps.
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how many suites is there
We have two suites, The Dickens Suite and Danesis Suite
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"The Dickens Suite is the most charming."
"Try elsewhere"
"we did not stay in a room"
"Rooms on front noisy"
"Be aware that the building is old with squeaky stairs and floorboards but it has a lot of character and charm."
US$76 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
lion hotel shrewsbury
The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality
United KingdomEnglandShrewsbury
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