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Shrewsbury
Reviewed yesterday NEW

A return after 12 months with a party of eight adults for a very enjoyable evening in the restaurant. With out exception all of us said that they had enjoyed the evening. Between us we had a full selection of the courses available. The food was excellent and the beef selection was superb. The service was polite and professional with...

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Llanbedrog, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Three days to celebrate, on the middle day, 'n' years since I met my wife!! The Hotel is close to the top of Wyle Cop and so exploring the centre is virtually at the same level!! Cars are parked under cover in the Hotel garage! Splendid breakfast and a very comfortable room. Hotel staff went out of their way to...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I arrived at the lion hotel on the 13th of January, it's such a quirky hotel and I'm glad no major changes have happened since the company has changed over. On arrival the receptionist Anastasia was very welcoming and she even gave us a hand with our luggage, in which most hotels in Shrewsbury will leave you to struggle. The...

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Church Stretton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

What a lovely place to stay in central Shrewsbury! We had a wonderful dinner and were very well looked after by Chris, the food and beverages manager. The staff here are friendly, polite and ready to help with anything. The atmosphere is so relaxing and yet everything runs like clockwork. We will do this again!

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food comfortable rooms recommend situated in a great town location parking however is a issue beware there is a sign outside the side if the hotel saying lion garage how ever it is a private owned garage with a ten pound per day charge not the end if the world but however should be more transparent when booking ....

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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. I am delighted the rooms were comfortable and it was a great location. We have signage on each pay and display machine and in each car park that guests and visitors are required to report to reception with vehicle reqistration,...

Wombourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb 3 course lunch yesterday. All 3 course were delicious-couldnt fault any of the food. The beef main was one of the best meals I have eaten in a long time. The restaurant was not very busy and I have no idea why when the surroundings were so nice and the staff polite and attentive We will definitely be back...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting such a lovely review further to your recent visit for lunch at the Lion. The Ala Carte is a fantastic menu and great to see you found the beef main course was one of the best meals you have had in many a long time. We look forward to welcoming you back to the...

staffordshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had such a fabulous time last New year at the lion and several other stays over the past 3 years here that we decided to stay 2 nights for the gala dinner on New year. We booked this in November, we had to call about 3 times to get any information on our stay,the lady we booked with never...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review further to your recent visit to the Lion for New Year's Eve. I am sorry you had to contact us three times prior to Alex returning your call to confirm all your details, be assured this is something I will look into to ensure type of incident does not occur again. I...

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 5 nights which included the Christmas package,this was our third year and have already booked for next Christmas. Lovely atmosphere,good food and mainly good staff,especially Chris who was always approachable and accommodating as were Jack and Gabby.Christmas day lunch was excellent. Our suite was spacious,comfortable and clean.The log fire could have been more in evidence. The Hotel,steeped...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review further to your visit during the Christmas period. I am delighted the overall experience of your stay met your expectations and the service you received from the team was of good quality especially from Chris, Jack and Gabby. The comment you make regarding the log fire will be discussed with my food...

Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here for a family celebration, booked well in advance. On arrival my partner and I were told that the double room that was booked for us had turned into a twin room, OK we can deal with that, no problem, then that option disappeared and only two singles were available... Quite enraged to say the least. The tiny single...

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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. Please be assured all guest comments good or bad are always given due attention and are discussed with the team and taken very seriously. I would welcome the opportunity to discuss the issues you encountered with you personally and would...

Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely quaint hotel. We booked a new years eve gala dinner. The food was lovely well cooked and fitting for a Gala dinner. The service from all the staff - reception, bar and the event servers was really excellent. They were Friendly and attentive. What a pity the evening was marred by the shocking DJ. He seemed...

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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 visit to the Lion for our New Year's Eve Gala Dinner. Your kind comments are much appreciated and will be shared with the team. I have noted your comments regarding the DJ and will discuss this with the agency he is supplied from. I do...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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The Hayward
The Hayward
Cuisines: British, European
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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: $77 - $232 (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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