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“Not v friendly, not good food, ok bar atmosphere”
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The Lion Hotel
Ranked #1 of 21 Criccieth B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Porthmadog, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
166 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
“Not v friendly, not good food, ok bar atmosphere”
Reviewed 14 January 2014

One of the better bars in Cricceith, poor qulaity of food and service, try not to visit
have eaten in there on more than one occasion and always feel let donw, however you pay for what you get so its cheap and cheerful, if you enjoy that ............ go there

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with family
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 January 2014

Seven of us went to this hotel late November for a Turkey & Tinsel holiday. We all enjoyed the experience and the staff were friendly and helpful, the food excellent and the entertainment kept us amused ! My room was warm and comfy and I have no complaints. I would recommend this hotel.

Room Tip: I had a room on the first floor on the side of the hotel - this was not noisy.
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with friends
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Bath, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2014

Sue and I spent Christmas at the Lion Hotel in Criccieth with Barnes Coaches Swindon. We left on 20th.Dec. and returned 27th.Dec.. Every thing about this break was brilliant. The coach trip to North Wales was very good, with comfort stops and lunch on the way. The hotel was family run and very homely. Food was exceptionally good and the staff were very helpful and friendly, the rooms were comfy and clean. The lounges were very comfortable....with roaring fires and lovely arm chairs to relax in. The entertainment every night was very good, and the drinks at the bar were at bar prices. All in all a wonderful holiday, full marks to The Lion Hotel and full marks to Barnes Coaches

Room Tip: grab the armchairs by the fire !!
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  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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london england
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2013 via mobile

We our just about to leave the lion and am very sad to go. have been here for 7 days over the Christmas holidays.
The hotel is in good location and we were offerd a very friendly welcome after horrendous journey. offer of assistance was kindly taken and it was lovely to chill out in front of open fires.
The hotel is very nicely decorated in older style but that is perfect for us .
plenty of moden faceless hotels for those people like that.

but here you get a family run and friendly. very clean.
food in dining room was very varied and plenty of choice each evening and local welsh products.

Good entertainers each night varied to suit most tastes.

I was also taken back by jordan who worked there he was very freindly helpful and went the extra mile makeing you feel special. not that often this day and age.



Will be coming back already booked.

You will enjoy a stay here true welsh hospitality

Stayed December 2013, travelled with family
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Caerleon, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2013

My wife and myself have just returned from a 3 night break at the lion hotel. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.All the staff were lovely and very helpful.The room was smashing,and all the meals were lovely,evening meals and the breakfast.Would recommend it to anyone.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2013

Just arrived back after a five day stay at the Lion Hotel, very good food and compfortable rooms although the furniture in our room was from all our yesterdays but we did see other rooms and they were very modern, very friendly staff, entertainment average, Criccieth itself has nothing of interest only a ruined castle, would deffinately use the hotel again if it was in another place,

Room Tip: number 14 and 17 very nice fooms
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with friends
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 November 2013 via mobile

Good clean room, very comfortable. Friendly staff. Breakfast good. Easy access to here via the bus services and train to next towns and within walking distance to some great pubs and dining places. Would stay here again on our next visit...

Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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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 21 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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