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“FRIENDLY HOTEL. WE WILL BE BACK.” 5 of 5 bubbles
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The Lion Hotel
Ranked #1 of 22 Criccieth B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Scotland
Level Contributor
8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“FRIENDLY HOTEL. WE WILL BE BACK.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2011

we went to this hotel as part of our touring holiday in wales. Lovely friendly staff food was lovely we ate both Breakfast & dinner here. Bar was cosy we got speaking to the locals & had a great few nights.Rooms were clean & comfortable. Lovely stay We will be back for another visit.

  • Stayed July 2010, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 Thank shosho2212
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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English first
Blackpool, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2011

room was small and dark, kept awake by some tank in roof space constantly topping up with trickling water. decor is very dated, circa fawlty towers.

Stayed April 2011, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank benji015
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Stafford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2011

i would reccommend this hotel to anyone, they are so friendly and the food is delisous.
we love it here and feel so relaxed.
well done to all staff you deserve a medal.
Thank you xx

  • Stayed April 2011, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank shug22
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Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2011

Recently visited The Lion Hotel with our Local coach Company and had 5 lovely days. Rooms are very nice ours room 33 did have a very small bathroom but otherwise absolutely no complaints. Food was excellent and a great variety at Breakfast. Staff were extremely helpful and friendly. Overall this is a good hotel offering very good value for money and situation is first class. Would be happy to reccommend it to my best friend

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  • Stayed April 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Pearlward
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newport, south wales
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17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2011

7 of us travelled from South Wales for the murder mystery weekend - so pleased to find the hotel has its own car park. Yes, some of the rooms were dated but all were clean and comfortable. When we asked if we could change our room for one with a bath, they could not have been more helpful - the room they gave us was spacious with a double and single bed and an L shaped 'lounge' . Good choice of meals (we opted for bed, breakfast and evening meal), there was entertainment all weekend (besides the murder mystery) and the drinks were reasonably priced (house wine £10.00 a bottle) Sandra, the owner, is lovely and has made the hotel relaxing and welcoming - even provided a needle and thread in our hour of need! All in all, excellent value for money - all 7 of us thouroughly enjoyed the stay and would have no hestiation staying there again.

  • Stayed February 2011, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank GandC25
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lancashire
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15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2010

coach tour.
Situated North Wales on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park & Lleyn Peninsula.
unspoilt resort offers,good weather,resort faces south on the North Wales Coast with a the town has a ruined castle,also good weather.
Near Portmeirion ( where The Prisoner was made well worth a visit).
Also a very good town for a base to tour North Wales ie The Little trains & Snowdonia mountain Railway, & a few more like it, & very good place for walking.

  • Stayed November 2010
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank LancashirePeter
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England
Level Contributor
125 reviews
59 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2010

Be careful about their online booking system! I booked this hotel for a weekend at a reasonably good rate, which made me overlook some of the poor reviews about the outdated appearance of this hotel. I booked through the system that is directly on their own website, and received a confirmation email immediately.
However, next day I received another email from them saying that the rate on my booking confirmation was incorrect, and I was offered a rate double the one that I already paid. No apology was included. I replied objecting that according to the Sale of Goods and Services Act, they have confirmed my booking in writing via email for the agreed price, and cannot now ask for more money. After that I received an apology and reassurance that they were not trying to mislead me, and an offer of a full refund.
I believe them, and I am hoping that they will refund me, as promised. However, it is not a hotel I would ever stay in or recommend, as they don’t seem to be very organised. Surely if they make such a mistake, they should treat the problem professionally and accepted the agreed rate, rather then trying to make me pay more.

  • Stayed November 2010, travelled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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4 Thank Fidgetus
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Property: The Lion Hotel
Address: Y Maes, Criccieth LL52 0AA, Wales
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Region: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Gwynedd > Criccieth
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 22 B&Bs / Inns in Criccieth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lion Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 46
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