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“Fantastic Time”
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The Lion Hotel
Ranked #1 of 21 Criccieth B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Birmingham
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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“Fantastic Time”
Reviewed 8 April 2009

Just returned from a wonderful weekend at the Lion Hotel. Would like to thank the staff for such a fantastic time. Food was great and room was very clean. Had a relaxing time.

  • Stayed April 2009, travelled as a couple
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London
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Reviewed 7 April 2009

After a long and tiring journey it was a lovely to recieve the warm welcome. After being shown to the room, we had a few drinks and a meal downstairs. The food was lovely and the service was great. You were made to feel at home so you could relax.

The next morning after breakfast and some good advice from Sandra a lovely day was had on the beach and then a trip to Criccieth Castle, I admit we were lucky with the weather but the beach was a pleasnt surprise. That night we decided to dine back at the Lion again and we were not disappointed. it was nice the way you were able to relax and escape the city environment.

Difintely a place I would look to stay again and would have no problem in referring it to my colleagues or friends.

  • Stayed March 2009, travelled with friends
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London
1 review
Reviewed 6 April 2009

We really enjoyed ourselves at The Lion Hotel, Criccieth. All the staff were so friendly and welcoming. The views really are wonderful. We would definitely stay again.

  • Stayed March 2009, travelled as a couple
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Wimbledon
2 reviews
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Reviewed 5 April 2009

Just read a negative review on this hotel and can't stress how much I disagree. The hotel is lovely and the staff are very friendly and made our stay an absolute pleasure. The room was charming and very good value. Pay no attention to the other reviewers comments about the room being dated, some people have no taste! Great place to stay!

  • Stayed March 2009, travelled with family
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Thank Wimble-dan
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birmingham
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 19 November 2008

My partner and I recently stayed at the Lion Hotel, if I had read the reviews beforehand I might not have gone, so I wanted to give my honest opinion. The hotel was very smart, we enjoyed ourselves thoroughly the staff were so friendly and very helpful. The food was good value for money both in the bar and the restaurant, we had 3 courses and coffee for i think it was £15, I think the restaurant was a bit pink for me though! Our room was in the Castle cottages the view was fantastic(of the castle), only downside is you have to go outside to get to the room, but the weather was fine, so no problem.

  • Liked — Staff
  • Disliked — Pink Restaurant
  • Stayed November 2008, travelled as a couple
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Denbighshire
Level 5 Contributor
63 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2008

Our party enjoyed a four night stay at this hotel. The rooms were of a typical UK seaside resort standard: a place that has had its former glory. We were out on coach tours every day so we did not spend our days around the small town. The rooms were clean, and the staff were hardworking (not in the main British) The food was good, the evening meal choice was made at breakfast time. The evening entertainment was a harpist, singer, and keyboard player. This hotel has very creaky floors!

  • Liked — The food
  • Disliked — Noise from rooms above due to loose flooring.
  • Stayed August 2008
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United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
55 reviews
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Reviewed 21 May 2008

The food and service at the hotel were very good. The waiters were well organised so you weren't asked about something twice which was a pleasant change. The food was of a very good standard and quickly served by friendly staff.
We had a room on the first floor with a sea view which was clean and comfortable even if the decor was a little dated and the chairs a bit springy. My only negative comment is that the room was above the bar and so was noisy until about 1:30am which would have been OK if I hadn't had a long week at work and a long drive.
The room was also above the front door where smokers and taxi dawdlers made lots of noise that comes straight through the ill fitting single sash windows. I took earplugs so this wasn't much of a problem and we could probably have had a different room if we had asked.

  • Liked — Food and Good Service
  • Disliked — Noise
  • Stayed May 2008, 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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