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The Lion Hotel

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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good49%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“four poster bed”(17 reviews)
“nice village”(4 reviews)
“coaching inn”(8 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for just one night en route to Hastings. We normally do the journey in one day but fancied stopping this time. I d read the reviews and I was really looking forward to staying in this place. We only booked the day before...More

Thank 660lynnel
Response from Kevan P, General Manager at The Lion HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your excellent review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and wish to congratulate you both on your engagement. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel, possibly for a wedding?! Best wishes Kevan Potter

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely, friendly, stay, the rooms are lovely modern, clean,the breakfasts are tasty, plenty of choice, a great choice of meals, the staff are so friendly, nothing is to much trouble, I will be stay again

Thank Sue H
Response from Kevan P, General Manager at The Lion HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words, it was a pleasure to have you stay with us and we look forward to having you back to stay with us again in the future.

Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

The staff here were lovely- friendly and helpful. Room ok- bed comfortable and although room basic, it was hard to find faults. The breakfast was ok- could have been really lovely. The jam and marmalade selection really awful. I’ve never understood why certain places have...More

Thank Clarey37
Response from Kevan P, General Manager at The Lion HotelResponded 5 weeks ago

Good afternoon and thank you for your review of The Lion, It was a pleasure to have you stay with us and we hope we can welcome you back again in the near future. I have passed on the comments about the Jam and Marmalade...More

Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

I am sorry to say that I was extremely disappointed with the last time I visited this pub. My parents live in Buckden and I was a resident but have since moved away to university. I regularly visit when I’m back with my family or...More

4  Thank Anna P
Response from Kevan P, General Manager at The Lion HotelResponded 20 March 2018

Thank you for your review and the points you make, We will take everything on board that you have said. We take complaints like this very seriously as customer service is a big thing in our industry and it disappoints us to here that we...More

Reviewed 14 March 2018

The room was dirty, the bathroom grubby. The food was quite awful and when i saw two restaurant staff outside having a cigarette and one coughing his head off, it should have been a warning. Avoid this placeMore

4  Thank Bill W
Response from Kevan P, General Manager at The Lion HotelResponded 16 March 2018

Thank you for taking time to write a review of our hotel albeit very untrue and misleading. We have a smoking area for staff which is totally hidden from all customers and away from the main areas of the hotel. Secondly, we do not have...More

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Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Breakfast Available
Things to do
Restaurant
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Price range
US$104 - US$107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$104 - US$107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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"Room 8 was very good but not much of a view."
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"Room 6 is massive, a huge window, 4 poster bed and a huge bath!"
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"Choose the annex if you want a quiet room."
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"Do NOT stay in the twin room!"
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