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Buxton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've not stayed but met friends here several times for drinks. This is an old, traditional inn in the middle of the town. The food, on the one occasion I tried, was fine and the service was attentive. My bean burger was tasty and my partner's steak was good. Surprised by the mixed reviews as the staff seem pleasant and...

Thank mercuryderbyshire
Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for two nights, the staff are very friendly and the manager couldn't do enough to assist you in anyway, food was very good the room clean and newly decorated, good central hotel for a 2/3 night stay

Naples, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

Check in was interesting as the key to my room was lost! Good size room with ok bathroom, though dated. Wifi wouldn't work which was very frustrating. Lighting poor if you have to work. Breakfast was fine though buffet was limited. Evening meals good quality but service was slow.

Thank Martin W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We called in without booking and a little late for breakfast . The staff opened the kitchen and made us all a full English breakfast that was cooked lovely the table service was excellent the staff are really friendly and polite and it was lovely and clean with plenty of parking . The price was great value for money ....

Thank Mrsgreeny1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my family visited here after pondering different options in Congleton. I was a bit unsure at first as the website said that the roast dinners stopped at 17:00 but after a very quick phone call the manager said that they keep them going. So we were greeted by the front of house manager who seated us and bought...

Thank Wee L
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Very poorly run hotel took them 4 hours to serve a wedding party of about 40 there's no organization to what they do and food was very drape was thinking about going for haunting night but cant see that being any good

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed last night for a friends 40th Birthday Celebrations. Lovely building, several staff lacked in customer service. Stayed in a family room which was lovely and clean, but the mattresses on the bunk beds very awful, could feel the springs underneath. Breakfast buffet made up for this thou, the girls in the morning were brilliant and helpful. Shame management do...

Thank Stephanie K
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

A great place to stay with really friendly staff, good breakfasts, great facilities and really modern, comfortable rooms. We would happily stay again and would wholeheartedly recommend this hotel to everyone.

1Thank Emma D
Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We stayed two nights in this lovely historic old pub, room excellent nice touch's such as bath robes, slippers and comfortable bed, staff were very friendly both Tess and Peter could not do enough to make our stay enjoyable lastly the food was incredible both main meals were of high quality and taste not tasted better and the best of...

1Thank alanbe2016
Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Your sure of a warm welcome at the lion and swan. Me and my girlfriend stopped here for the night. Had a lovely welcome off rob and aly soon as i walked through the door. Had a lovely stay here again for my anniversary. Comfy beds nice rooms and a lovely well stocked bar if you fancy a drink. Also...

1Thank Neil P

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to The Lion and Swan Congleton. Visitors to The Lion and Swan Hotel Congleton frequently say that of all the hotels in Congleton it provides possibly the most welcoming service, stylish yet comfortable rooms and high quality regional food dishes of all the hotel accommodation Cheshire has to offer. A traditional coaching Inn. This family owned and operated Tudor tavern assures you of a warm welcome and invites you to experience a delightful 16th Century ambience with 21st Century style, comfort and convenience.Quality food, local ingredients. Specialising in prime beef steaks and traditional fare, we offer only high quality food made from the finest local ingredients, with a discerning wine list and good cask ales.Relax in elegance and comfort. Totally refurbished in a contemporary yet sympathetic style, every room exudes historic charm whilst enabling you to luxuriate in up-to-the-minute comforts and modern conveniences.Business and social events. With our spacious function rooms and on-site parking, we offer the ideal venue for all kinds of business meetings and conferences, and a special focus on weddings, social gatherings and local societies. Why not explore beautiful and historic Cheshire with our weekend leisure breaks? ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lion & Swan Hotel

Address: Swan Bank, Congleton CW12 1AH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cheshire > Congleton
Price Range: £58 - £77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lion & Swan Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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“Be prepared for a bit of a route march. Some rooms are deep in the sprawling building but this adds to its charm.”
 of 5 bubbles ElizabethG467, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
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  • Dirt and hair on bathroom glass shelf
  • Tea and Coffee tray covered in dust
  • Inside of bathroom door covered in dirt and stains.
  • Glass shower partition covered in dirty water marks
  • Back of toilet with urine and dirt stains
  • Bedroom windowsill, thick with dust
  • Bathroom window blind covered in dirt and dust
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