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    The Lion Hotel

    Y Maes, Criccieth LL52 0AA, Wales
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    Overview
    • Excellent41%
    • Very good39%
    • Average14%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “bar food” (11 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Wheelchair Access
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 783 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    From the initial phone call to book five twin rooms to check out we were delighted with the Lion Hotel. The rooms were very comfortable (lovely beds), it was clean, the staff were friendly and competent, the self serve breakfasts were great and dinner deliscious...More

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    Reviewed 11 April 2017

    My husband and I stayed in the Lion hotel for 3 nights. I can honestly say it was a very pleasant experience. The staff were very kind and helpful. The food was very good and if you didn't want to go to the restaurant for...More

    5  Thank Scorp10n
    Response from lioncricc, Manager at The Lion HotelResponded 17 April 2017

    Hello and thank you for your wonderful 5 star review, it is very much appreciated. We are elated you found the hotel to be excellent. We hope you choose the Lion for your second visit to Wales, however it is a beautiful country with plenty...More

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    The average rating is because parts of the experience were wonderful, but other parts unfortunately were quite poor. Starting with the positives, when we arrived we were given room 37 which we found a little pokey, so the extremely helpful receptionist found us another room...More

    Thank Claire G
    Response from lioncricc, Owner at The Lion HotelResponded 2 days ago

    Hello and thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us at the Lion. I am delighted you found the food to be excellent and the staff to be friendly. We have lovely wooden sash windows throughout the hotel, unfortunately these are...More

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Looking for an inexpensive overnight stay we were very pleased with our 2 en-suite rooms for 3 people that included an extensive breakfast menu in the room price. Everything was clean and comfortable, staff friendly and helpful. We also enjoyed an evening meal in the...More

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    Response from lioncricc, Owner at The Lion HotelResponded 2 days ago

    Hello and thank you for your wonderful review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and found the staff to be friendly and helpful, the room to be clean and comfortable and that you enjoyed your evening meal. We hope to see you again in...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We went to The Lion on a very windy and rainy evening at around 7:30 hoping to get a meal. Almost all of the tables had signs on saying they were reserved for a quiz at 9:30. The barman wouldn't acknowledge us until he had...More

    Thank LRJHK
    Response from lioncricc, Manager at The Lion HotelResponded 5 days ago

    Hello and thank you for your feedback, I spoke with the member of staff in question Wednesday morning as I had received the review on facebook. This is not the customer service I expect of my staff, I am so dissappointed. The gentlemen has apologised...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$95 - US$148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 46
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    • Criccieth
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    SarahJHurm
    20 March 2017|
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    Response from lioncricc | Property representative |
    Hi Have you advised us that you have a dog with you already? Can you advise when you are staying so I can check suitability of the room allocated. We like to give guests with dogs rooms that have ease of access to the... More
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    22 February 2015|
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    Response from lioncricc | Property representative |
    Hi are you looking for somewhere for meals only or with accommodation. We offer full breakfast for £10.00 per person and serve food all day in the Bar and the restaurant from 7-8.30pm.
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    "Plenty of wardrobe and drawer space if you were bringing suitcases of clothes for a long stay. Traditional..."
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    "Toilet doesn't flush very well have to wait and flush it again"
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    "I have a favourite room, which I am normally allocated."
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    "we were placed in the Lion Cottage. Could be a bit noisy in the early hours.."
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