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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the Lion Hotel this weekend to meet up with family. Had a lovely room on the first floor - very comfortable bed. I had dinner with my family in the restaurant area and we had a great meal. The desserts made on the premises were absolutely amazing. The hosts, Angela and Ian, were very welcoming and I will...

Thank Librarygirl1902
Weymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Nestled in the centre of Dulverton this lovely old hotel is quintessentially English, and a traditional Exmoor hostelry. You feel the welcome as you pass under the portico and into the front door. A blazing log fire and good mood lighting gives a pleasant autumnal feel. A good selection of real ales and national brands of beer will suit all...

Thank nickk355
South Wales United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Just returned from a four night stay at The Lion Hotel. Thank you to Angela and Ian for making me feel so at 'home'. It was my first time travelling alone with my dog and we had a lovely time. The breakfasts and evening meals were excellent and the staff were very helpful. Couple this with the beautiful Somerset countryside...

1Thank JohAnnTravels
West Molesey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We thought that as we could find no mention that dogs were not allowed but decided to ask anyway. So pleased we did as not only was our cockapoo made so welcome but the food was great, huge portions and nothing was too much trouble! Will definitely be back!!!!!!!!

Thank William_Mc81
Churchdown, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a spot of dinner Hosts Angela & Ian always cheery and welcoming Good Falafel burger (looked and tasted homemade) which was stacked in a bun with chips Very tasty and finished off with a lovely liqueur coffee Definitely be back on next trip

Thank Chris M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We enjoyed our two day visit to the Lion. Angela and Ian and the rest of the staff go out their way to make you feel at home. Diner and breakfast were both high quality and served with care and attention in comfortable surroundings in a delightful Somerset town.

Thank ccl337
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

The owners of the hotel and their staff were most welcoming and friendly throughout our stay. The hotel itself needs a bit of tlc especially the bedrooms. The room we had was spacious but the decor needed updating and the hot water took an age to come through. We had a meal one night and the food and service were...

Thank wales65
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Stayed at the Lion Hotel as our first stop on a tour of the West, The owners were very friendly and welcoming. The rooms are basic decor with an en-suite, all clean and totally adequate for an overnight stay. A Full english breakfast the following morning was spot on with ample tea/coffee. Ive stayed at hotels for twice the price...

Thank Steveo007
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2016

All the rest of the pubs in Dulverton were fully booked so we went here for a meal. The welcome was friendly and all of the staff were very helpful. There were only a few other diners in the restaurant so there was very little atmosphere to the place. The food was OK but not special. The decor was drab...

Thank Mary D
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Excellent dinner with good choice and well prepared. My steak was superb and very nice wine. Service very friendly. Breakfast was fine and although not huge choice of cereal fresh fruit was available. Cooked breakfast nice and cold ham superb. Again service really friendly. Very good value and down to earth with lovely fire in bar where one eats. Recommend...

Thank Oscarcat1234

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Cuisines: British
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Parking

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Address: 2 Bank Square, Dulverton, Exmoor National Park TA22 9BU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Exmoor National Park > Dulverton
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
The Lion Hotel Dulverton, Somerset
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“All rooms quite large but a bit dated.”
 of 5 bubbles shish57, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Very quite at night.”
 of 5 bubbles paulinez2014, 23 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a front room if poss”
 of 5 bubbles rob12333, 3 May 2015 | Read review
“choose any room we had rooms 8&9 but have stayed in others”
 of 5 bubbles michaelsU4015RE, 17 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Don 't accept the single room in the attic!”
 of 5 bubbles Lotteh11, 13 Aug 2014 | Read review
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