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Buckhurst Hill, United Kingdom
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187 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Second visit, which is acclaim in itself. All pretty good, lovely place to relax and wander around the area. Easily accessible from North East London. Communal space good. Only negative is that it could do with a deep clean, then a fresh cleaning policy. Oh, plus the multitude of small stair cases on upper floors; take small manageable luggage.

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Winsford, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I had a pleasant large room (No.1). It was clean and tidy but the exterior of the bay windows had not been cleaned in a very long time. The bathroom is small but was clean. The shower is over the bath something I think is very dangerous. Unfortunately the WiFi is not very robust. I tried to log on but... More 

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West Malling, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just a single night away with my wife. Didn't think much of Aldeburgh. ..awful drive from London and not a fat lot there. ..all a bit " Wimbledon on sea" if I'm honest, but the hotel and it's people very much made up for it. One of those things that you can't put your finger on. .. but it just... More 

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Thank Ian F
WLAldeburgh, Manager at The White Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ian, thank you for your lovely comments about the team at the White Lion. Its always great to hear that they went out of their way to make your stay comfortable and that nothing was too much trouble Hopefully we will see you again very soon Kind regards Peter More 

Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a 2 night stay at the White Lion where I have to admit we had a very nice stay other than the fact that our room had no shaving point. (Room 23). This I feel is simply not good enough for a hotel of this standing and the nightly price, It would have been all the same... More 

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Thank kingman49
WLAldeburgh, Manager at The White Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, thank you for taking the time to review the Hotel, unfortunately we do have a couple of rooms that don't have shaver points, however we do provide an adaptor for this item should anyone require it. Later next year we will be updating some of the rooms and I will make sure we take this comment on board... More 

Ware, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

From entering the reception, the girls were helpful and very smiley, the young lady in the bar was lovely, very helpful and full of information, it was a few minutes walk to the beach and the high street near all bars and restaurants.

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Thank CHRISTINE M
WLAldeburgh, Manager at The White Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Christine, thank you for your encouraging words regarding the team at the Hotel I do hope to see you very soon, maybe in the winter months when Aldeburgh is magical and full of twinkly lights as we have plenty of amazing offers running through this period Kindest regards Peter More 

Newmarket, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel was lovely and warm, very cosy room, bath robes a plus. Having the dog was not a problem, room was large enough as there was a dressing room aswell. Great location and we were able to get a parking space on the street outside the hotel which was free. The restaurant was very relaxing and service was good, the... More 

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WLAldeburgh, Manager at The White Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Maxine, thank you for your kind words regarding the team at the Hotel as they all work extremely hard to go the extra mile for their guests I believe it was our newest recruit Jay that greeted you upon your arrival which says to me she's doing a great job, which is lovely to hear I do hope to... More 

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31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate at the Indian restaurant recently , menu was meagre and no real explanation of what was in the dish. However it was comfortable and clean and the waiters were very efficient and attentive, we found the prices to be exorbitant. Especially the drinks. I know it has recently opened, some work to be done for the future I feel.

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1 Thank Diane W
WLAldeburgh, Manager at The White Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Diane, thank you for your comments regarding the Indian restaurant Sea Spice I will endeavour to speak to the restaurant staff and encourage more interaction with the guests regarding the dishes on the menu Kind regards Peter More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recently stayed at the White Lion. I was really excited when I won a night stay for raising the most money for a local charity event. I called the hotel and booked my stay and received an e mail confirming my sea view room! Upon arrival I was told by a rather rude and abrupt lady on the front... More 

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WLAldeburgh, Manager at The White Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Nicci, thank you for taking the time to review the Hotel. I was sorry to hear that your first impressions of the Hotel were that of embarrassment, I can assure you its not our normal service for anyone of the reception team to make you feel humiliated and was numb founded to hear it was one of my girls... More 

St Ives, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights , excellent resturant and Bar . nice little touch as on boking mentioned it was Partners birthday we were given a free upgrade , bottle of Prosseco , birthday card and chocolates.

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Thank Kevin T
WLAldeburgh, Manager at The White Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kevin, I was pleased to hear you enjoyed your birthday celebration with us and that the team went out of their way to make it a special occasion We look forward to welcoming you bak to the Hotel Kind regards Peter More 

Peterborough, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice seaside hotel in a lovely, unspoilt town. All the staff were very friendly, welcoming and helpful. Our room was clean but had a slightly worn out feel to it even though it appeared to have been redocorated not so long ago. The bathroom was on the small side. The restaurant is very modernly decorated and our evening... More 

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WLAldeburgh, Manager at The White Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Glad to hear that you would recommend us to others as the team are aware some work is required in the rooms but they really do try to make up for it by offering a warm and friendly environment where people can relax and enjoy Aldeburgh after a hearty breakfast We look forward to welcoming you back to the Hotel... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Brasserie Bleue
Brasserie Bleue
Cuisines: European, British
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about The White Lion Hotel

Address: Market Cross Place, Aldeburgh IP15 5BJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Aldeburgh
Price Range: RM527 - RM852 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The White Lion Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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“Sea views are great, if at a premium.”
 of 5 bubbles peterbI4649HJ, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Avoid Room 23”
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“Lifts to al floors is useful if guests have mobility issues.”
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