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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lion is a three-star hotel so we weren't expecting too much. However, the building is wonderful and it's position in town can't be beaten and the wifi was strong throughout the hotel. Our room was on the third floor and was at the front of the building. It was very hot and we quickly had to turn off the...

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foh14, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review further to your recent visit to the Lion Hotel. We really do appreciate your comments and your experience will be discussed with the team. I am delighted that overall you enjoyed the experience and the customer service was in keeping with your expectations. Kind Regards Richard Jones

Telford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Didn't stay over here but went here to a dinner and dance last week. The place is very old and is falling apart in places, needs a good revamp if I'm honest. The meal was fine to be fair, the food was hot and the service was polite...but sooooooo slow!! We sat down at 7pm. Starter at 7.30, still waiting...

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foh14, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review further to your recent visit to the Lion for a dinner dance. Please be assured all guests comments are given due attention and your experience will be discussed with the team. I am sorry to see you found the service slow and the issues you experienced in the...

Wales
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband & I stayed here Friday night on a Wowcher deal. Excellent evening meal & breakfast. Staff were all very friendly & helpful. Very comfortable room, loved the huge fluffy towels! My only complaint- never had to pay to park in a hotel car park before!

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foh14, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to post a review further to your recent visit to the Lion Hotel. It's great to read your comments and I am delighted you found the room to be comfortable with fluffy towels and the evening meal and breakfast were excellent and the team were friendly and helpful, your kind comments will...

Mold, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked for bed breakfast and evening meal. The hotel is located in center of the town with its own car park. All the staff were pleasant and helpful. Our bedroom was very clean and of more than adequate size. Both the evening meal and breakfast were of a high standard. We will certainly recommend this hotel to friends and...

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foh14, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review further to your recent visit to thh Lion Hotel. I am delighted the bedroom experience was a comfortable one and both breakfast and the evening meal were of a high standard. Thank you for recommending the Lion to friends and family and we look forward to welcoming you...

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed 9 nights back in September Dinner bed and breakfast .Would not stay anywhere else in Shrewsbury(computer problems delayed this review) This was visit number 6 to this unique hotel .Where do I start ? Central position ,on site parking(minor parking issue dealt with by the Manager immediately) Clean and tidy rooms, including bathroom ,our room...

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foh14, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest Many thanks for such a wonderfull review and I am delighted the quality of your stay met your expectations, we really do appreciate such kind comments! We look forward to welcoming you back to the Lion for another long stay very soon. Kind Regards Richard Jones

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited The Lion Hotel with my husband a few days ago and we had a fantastic time. The service we received was exceptional, especially from a kind young lady named Alice who was on reception, she was so professional and helped us with all our questions and problems. It was clear she knew what she was doing! The food...

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foh14, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Your kind comments are very much appreciated and I am delighted the experience of your stay met your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Lion on your next visit to the area. Kind Regards Richard Jones

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband booked a Saturday night at this hotel. Initial impressions from the outside and on entering is of a lovely old coaching inn. However, alarm bells were already ringing on first sight of the location, a busy t-junction, the traffic noise against which Georgian windows would offer no protection whatsoever. I satisfied myself a decent establishment would not charge...

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foh14, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review further to your recent visit to the Lion Hotel. Please be assured all guest comments good or bad are always given due attention and the issues you encountered will be discussed with my team and Head Office whom I meet with every week. I can only apologies for...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed staying at the Lion Hotel. It has its own secure carpark and you pay only a nominal sum for the whole of your stay. Car parking is very scarce in Shrewsbury. The room was a good size and comfortably furnished. As light sleepers we found the room on the front of the hotel wasn't sound proofed from...

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foh14, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review further to your recent visit. Your kind comments realting to your stay is very much appreciated, delighted you found the room size and furnishing of good quality, car parking ,food and service met your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Lion on your next...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've stopped at the Lion Hotel twice in two week's on business, both times I was looked after exceptionally by both bar staff and reception. Jack on the bar remembered my preference of drink from the previous week, a refreshing pint of cider after a long days work, nice. The girl on reception Anastasia? She was great and looked after...

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foh14, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Your kind comments are very much appreciated and I am delighted your overall stay met your expectations. It's great to see the service you received was first class with a special mention for Jack and Anastasia! We look forward to welcoming you back to the Lion on your...

Tamworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Almost the best hotel experience this year. What a TOTALLY charming venue!! we were bowled over, by the whole ambience of the place. Clearly a coaching Inn, 17th - 18th Century, the building is just amazing. in the centre of the old town of Shrewsbury, right on a High Street, it nestles amongst some very charming historic buildings. The reception...

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Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderfull review. Your kind comments relating to the history and the ambience of the LIon are very much appreciated, so wonderfull to see how much you enjoyed your stay and experience. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Lion in the not too distant future. Kind...

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The Hayward
The Hayward
Cuisines: European, British
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality

Address: Wyle Cop | Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury SY1 1UY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Shrewsbury
Price Range: RM260 - RM803 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality 3*
Number of rooms: 59
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“Probably try to get a room at the back of the hotel if you think traffic noise will disturb you.”
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