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The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I stayed three nights, the first was atrocious, the room I was first given was tiny, cold and threadbare. I spoke with a young girl with dark hair on reception and she moved me to another room which was slightly larger, but still cold and...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Spent a lovely, leisurely afternoon in the Hayward restaurant then onto the bar at the Lion Hotel. Although very busy, the staff could not have been more friendly and attentive. Food fantastic, could not fault anything. Will definitely be going on my next visit to...More

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Response from foh14, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass HospitalityResponded yesterday

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to post a review and your kind comments are much appreciated. I will be sure to share your experience with the team, they take great heart from comments such as yours. We look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Initial room had a malfunctioning WC but were moved to another room without fuss or bother. Parking good, hotel location good, food & drink good Decoration of public rooms looking a bit tired in places Overall a good experience primarily because of the staff.More

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Response from foh14, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass HospitalityResponded 3 days ago

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to post a review, your feedback is much appreciated. It's great to see we reacted quickly to the issues with your room and you found the level of customer service met your expectations. We are constantly refreshing...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We popped in for lunch while shopping and it was at first as if we were invisible none of the staff noticed us. We were then told we could sit in the lounge to eat if we wanted to! We ordered and then we waited...More

1  Thank 15Bae
Response from foh14, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass HospitalityResponded 3 days ago

Dera Guest Thank you for taking the time to post a review and be assured your experience will be shared with the team. I'm sorry for the delay you encountered and let me assure you remedial action is being taken to ensure this type of...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After a week away in Wales we decided to make a detour to Shrewsbury for a bite to eat, the place from the outside looked inviting with its natural character. we walked in and were slightly confused where to go, the waitress just looked at...More

3  Thank Matthew A
Response from foh14, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass HospitalityResponded 3 days ago

Dear Guest As you will see fromTripadvisor I take time to respond to all reviews good or bad. I was made aware of the issues last friday luchtime and just missed you, my sincere apologies your experience shoud have been so much better. I did...More

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henry h
24 January 2018|
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Response from Suzanne S | Reviewed this property |
Hello Henry Yes there is parking at the rear and also an overflow car park. Let reception know that you've parked and they will advise you of the cost so ignore the Pay meters in the car park. We only stayed overnight and... More
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Nigel H
23 May 2017|
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Response from foh14 | Property representative |
We have two suites, The Dickens Suite and Danesis Suite
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bully003
18 March 2017|
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Response from 785Barbara | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it has a car park which is £5 for the whole stay.
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"Quieter rooms at rear.Guest lift ,however there are a few steps."
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"Ask for the Dickens Suite."
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"Standard rooms are very poor and in need of refurbishment"
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"We were at the front, but not troubled by noise until 6am. It is on a busy road and a hill"
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