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The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality

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Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury SY1 1UY England See on map
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Breakfast Buffet
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3 Star accommodation
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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 lots of history steeped in history on site parking course meal centre of town high street
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice traditional feel, very comfortable and friendly staff. We went on a Travelzoo deal and got great value for our money. Food was very good for what we paid. We also encountered the obnoxious customer in the restaurant who protested loud and strong with no...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a travelzoo deal. Lovely old rustic charm uneven floors etc. Shabby chique but charming. Very good location. Staff were great even when faced with some abnoxious elderly man and women in the dinning room behaving badly.They meal was lovely and exactly the size...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is an amazing hotel if you like living history. It was built 400 years ago and Charles Darwin even stayed the night here. The interior of the building is amazing with beautiful wooden fittings and a real sense of being back in time. You...More

Thank MerseysideKevin
Response from gmthelion, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass HospitalityResponded 2 days ago

Dear Kevin, Thank you for taking time out to share your feedback on TripAdvisor. I really appreciate your positive and very elaborate description of the hotel. About Air condition, We do have heating system however, most of the heaters are concealed and looks like part...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Priced at 89 pounds my wife enjoyed a lovely stay at this traditional coaching inn. The room was comfortable and clean. Choice for dinner was limited to four options, but the food was excellent and the service good. Breakfast was equally satisfying. Staff were friendly...More

Thank John B
Response from gmthelion, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass HospitalityResponded 6 days ago

Dear John, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel The Lion Shrewsbury. We really appreciate your positive feedback as it boosts our motivation to excel in meeting our guest’s expectations. Your feedback is shared with my entire team. I look forward to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister booked the four of us in for Afternoon Tea. We turned up promptly to be shown in to an empty room full of various sofas and armchairs which looked slightly out of place for quite a nostalgic and prominent hotel. We were then...More

Thank Pilchard74
Response from gmthelion, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass HospitalityResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, I am extremely concerned to read your comments on Tripadvisor with regards to your experience of afternoon tea at the hotel. It is always our highest priority to us to ensure that our guests and customers leave the hotel happy and satisfied at...More

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24 July 2018|
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"Ask for a back room, the ones at the front of the hotel get all the traffic noise on one of the roads out..."
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