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The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality

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Grade 1 Listed 16th Century Coaching Inn & Hotel. The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality we are located in the heart of the beautiful historic town of Shrewsbury in Shropshire. The Lion Hotel combines stunning 16th Century architecture with every classical comfort. Famous for its warm and friendly hospitality and traditional character, the hotel is perfectly situated to enable guests to enjoy all that this unique area has to offer. Our 59 bedrooms which include standard doubles, twins and singles as well as suites, each have their own unique character and include all the comfort and facilities you would expect. The Hayward Restaurant is open for lunch and dinner and offers a quintessentially British menu with a few subtle twists, using fresh local ingredients. The Oak Bar offers a more informal dining option and is open all day for teas and coffees, homemade cakes, healthy light bites, delicious lunches and exceptional value dining. The hotel has a number of outstanding function rooms including the magnificent domed Adam Ballroom; creating a very special atmosphere for events including Weddings, Christmas Parties, Private Dining and Conferences. Free Wi-Fi is available in the bar and lounge areas of the hotel.
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242Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews charles dickens hayward restaurant creaky floorboards car park historic hotel coaching inn travelzoo voucher wyle cop lovely old hotel old building glass of prosecco steeped in history on site parking centre of town lots of character course meal high street
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After reading some reviews arrived with some trepidation! The postcode will not take you to hotel so use google for last bit of journey by car! The car park is not for the faint hearted! Unless you have a tiny car or are a seriously...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We've stayed here a few times using Travelzoo or Groupon deals, and keep coming back because we enjoy the ambiance and the food, as well as its location near the centre of Shrewsbury. Sure it's a little tired and threadbare in places, but it's clean...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed twice in the past 6 weeks.The hotel is a bit tired but homely and atmospheric. The evening meal is average. However, the location is fantastic with cost-effective parking. Even without the evening meal, the two nights bed and breakfast/evening meal represents a brilliant...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back from a one night Travelzoo deal which we thoroughly enjoyed. Given what we paid we found the Lion Hotel deal excellent value for money. Yes the place is dated and in need of a refurb but then the prices would increase to get...More

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Response from gmthelion, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass HospitalityResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time out to share your feedback on TripAdvisor. I appreciate your positive comments and my team will be motivated with such a positive comments especially housekeeping staff. I look forward to welcome you back at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I visit Shrewsbury frequently with a friend and this is the first time we had stayed at the Lion, and we both decided that it would also be our last! We except that it is a historic building and indeed that should add to the...More

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Response from gmthelion, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass HospitalityResponded 1 week ago

Dear Anne, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury. Firstly, Please accept my sincere apology for not able to deliver our brand promise. I really appreciate your constructive criticism as it enables us to ensure we are meeting...More

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"Room 107 was a bit noisy in the morning due to the extraction system kicking in at 6.00 am."
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"Some rooms are reached by a lot of stairs and are not suitable for anyone with mobility issues"
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"rooms could be bigger. and bigger telly otherwise nice. lovely bed"
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"we had room 206 which was on the front and looked over the street we really liked it"
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