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Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

Good points.The room was ok nice clean comfortable bed Overall nice .. Bad points . Every thing else.. the evening meal was over priced . I had sausage and mash which was £11.50 for three tiny sausages and a small amount of mash . The breakfast was ok in taste but one tiny and I mean tiny sausage like half...

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1Thank Mark K
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Enjoyed a great lunch in the relaxed atmosphere of the lion's dining room. Service was good, with the waitress giving us plenty of time to chose our meal. The food was good and the prices reasonable. Well worth a visit.

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1Thank Patricia W
Cheddington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2015

I share the comments of the previous contributor. We called in for a drink after a morning of house hunting in Waddesdon. As we were quite thirsty I was looking forward to the refreshment and a seat in the sunshine. At the bar were a group of Bicester Hockey Club players and there was a wedding party in the corner....

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2Thank Ian S
Potters Bar, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2015

WMy wife & I visited Waddesdon, we usually visit the manor and have lunch at The Five Arrows. Today we wanted to visit the area and we finished up at The Lion. We had sausage and mash, which although rather salty was enjoyable. However it all fell apart thereafter because it appeared there was only one lady looking after both...

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2Thank Michael P
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 August 2015

This is more a good pub with accommodation rather than an hotel. I was not staying the night but on a wet and windy day we found the bar of The Lion to be quiet, hospitable and comfortable. A quick look at the bar menu and we decided on soup of the day which happened to be french onion, but...

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1Thank Roddy A
Hinckley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 July 2015

After a Tour of Waddesdon Manor, my wife and I stayed in Room number 1 at this hotel. While the Lion is an old pub/hotel, we felt that the standard of the room we booked did not warrant the £90 price tag. While we had a bathroom door that didn't close and very steep approaching stairs, the main problem was...

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1Thank Clifford C
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Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

I liked this place in the pretty village of waddesdon. There is parking at the front and there is a larger car park through a 10 foot canopy. The room was nice with a good bed and a good shower but the TV was a bit small for the room.i had fish and chips on my visit but I was...

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Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 June 2015

The Lion caters for wedding parties regularly, given that there are a number of local wedding venues and it is located conveniently on the A413 close to Aylesbury. We took all 10 rooms for 2 nights and they kindly organised a private buffet for us on the first night; the buffet was excellent in terms of both variety and quality....

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Wirral
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Recently attended a wedding at Waddesdon Manor and required accommodation for two nights. Arrived at 3pm to check in on the Friday - wedding on the Saturday. Rooms were of 'average' condition but fulfilled all our needs. Tea, coffee , ironing facilities, Wi-Fi, tv - bed, shower and toilet!!!! Breakfast was of decent standard - however 08:30 - 09:30 only!!...

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1Thank WirralNeil
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 May 2015

I am not a prolific reviewer but I do feel strongly enough to leave a review on this inn/hotel. This Inn/Hotel is NOT worth £90 for a double room, it over charges on the back of a wedding at Waddesdon Hall (Monday Night). To access the room at night you have to climb a fire escape and unlock the door,...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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The Lion
The Lion
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Lion Waddesdon

Address: 70a High St, Waddesdon, Aylesbury HP18 0JD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Buckinghamshire > Aylesbury > Waddesdon
Price Range: RM462 - RM555 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Lion Waddesdon 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Make sure you do not face the road”
 of 5 bubbles Sebastian399, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“One at the back of the building or in the separate annexe”
 of 5 bubbles HertfordshireMissy, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The showers seem to work better in the annexe”
 of 5 bubbles travelincomfort01, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
“If you stay at this pub/hotel ask for a room at the back”
 of 5 bubbles CliffordC651, 3 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Steer clear of the front over looking the road”
 of 5 bubbles BrianS294, 9 Sep 2014 | Read review
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