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The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality

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  • Very good37%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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.
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98Great for walkers
Grade: 98 out of 100
242Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
83Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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So close to giving this hotel a five star review. First the negatives... Only things that let it down were A) My wife and I asked to exchange our pints of lager from the bar for bottles, as they didn't taste right. Was just slightly...More

Thank RyanG396
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely old building, perfectly located in the middle of town with its own parking garage. Equal measures of charm and out-datedness. Room was small, nicely furnished, but at times noisy due to its proximity to the ageing elevator. Breakfast good value but a bit of...More

Thank GregH1415YX
Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading some reviews arrived with some trepidation! The postcode will not take you to hotel so use google for last bit of journey by car! The car park is not for the faint hearted! Unless you have a tiny car or are a seriously...More

Thank Exploration760144
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've stayed here a few times using Travelzoo or Groupon deals, and keep coming back because we enjoy the ambiance and the food, as well as its location near the centre of Shrewsbury. Sure it's a little tired and threadbare in places, but it's clean...More

Thank David95
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed twice in the past 6 weeks.The hotel is a bit tired but homely and atmospheric. The evening meal is average. However, the location is fantastic with cost-effective parking. Even without the evening meal, the two nights bed and breakfast/evening meal represents a brilliant...More

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"Ask for a room away from the elevator"
GregH1415YX
5 days ago
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"Room 107 was a bit noisy in the morning due to the extraction system kicking in at 6.00 am."
Grandad6868
1 week ago
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"Some rooms are reached by a lot of stairs and are not suitable for anyone with mobility issues"
AnneD616
2 weeks ago
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"rooms could be bigger. and bigger telly otherwise nice. lovely bed"
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PRICE RANGE
US$67 - US$182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
59
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