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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

A lovely quaint hotel with friendly daytime staff and a slightly grumpy night time porter who huffed and puffed a lot when trying to direct me back to the hotel. The room itself inside was lovely, but I nicknamed it the 'lift room', as the lift was right next to it and the whole room reverberated every time the lift...

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I attended the lion a week ago for an afternoon tea with my family as it was my nans birthday, we enjoyed sitting by the Christmas tree, my only complaint is the log fire wasn't lit and I would of thought this would have made the room more cosy. The receptionist Anastasia was very polite and she went above and...

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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 for Afternoon Tea. We really do appreciate your kind comments and I'm sorry the fire was not lit, I will discuss this with my team. Great to see you will be returning and I look forward to welcoming you back...

Shropshire
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had our Xmas Party here, 84 people in the Adams Ballroom. The bulk of the people stayed in the hotel. Everbody enjoyed themselves.The Staff ably led by Katie & assisted by Chris were very helpful, nothing was too much trouble. Wonderful location in the centre of town, yes parking is restricted but parking in Shrewsbury is a nightmare, the hotel...

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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 Christmas Party last Saturday. Your kind comments are very nuch appreciated, especially Katie & Chris, they do a great job here at the Lion! Thank you for recommending the Lion and I hope you pop in on your next visit to Shrewsbury. Kind Regards Ricahrd...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were a group of girlie friends from just over the border celebrating a special birthday and we had the most fabulous time at the Lion. The staff were SO helpful and were always pleasant. The rooms were clean with comfortable beds and plenty of hot water. Excellent value for money and couldn't fault anything - or perhaps just one...

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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 the girls weekend you had a the Lion. We really do appreciate your kind comments and I am delighted the bedroom experience and customer service you received met your expectations. Your comment about the Gin is noted! We look forward to welcoming you back to the...

Herefordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I always book a double room, although travelling alone. The value for money is just outstanding for a middle of town location. The staff are always pleasant and helpful as they could be. This is not the first time I have stayed here and I consider very carefully before I am prepared to give revues. All the rooms I have...

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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 Hotel. Your kind comments are very much appreciated and will be passed onto the team. We look forward to welcoming back to the Lion on your next visit to the area. kind Regards Richard Jones

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My friend and I decided to visit Shrewsbury for a bit of weekend pre-Christmas shopping. We booked the Lion Hotel as we liked its central location and on site parking. Point number one we had to pay £5 to park for a day! The Hotels prior visitors included Charles Dickens and Charles Darwin impressive!! However I believe the Hotel may...

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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. Please be assured all guest comments are taken very seriously and the issues you encountered will be given due attention. I am only sorry I was not made aware of the issues with your room as I would have made...

Wallasey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We needed to find a hotel within easy reach of the railway station. What a great choice to stay in the Lion Hotel. A really comfortable Hotel with easy acceess to the town withj a great variety of shops and places to eat and visit attractions, would highly recommend a stay at the Lion

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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. I am delighted the overall experience of your stay met your expectations and you enjoyed the sights and sounds of Shrewsbury, it's a great town! We look forward to welcoming you back to the Lion on your next visit to Shrewsbury. Kind Regards Richard Jones

Telford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My daughter had her wedding at the lion hotel Shrewsbury on the 30th November 2016 .what a beautiful venue for a wedding . We had wonderful service and the three course meal was plentiful very large portions .the staff went out of the way to make my daughter and son in laws big day run smoothly.I would recommend the lion...

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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. I am delighted your daughter's wedding was a day you will remember and your kind comments are very much appreciated. Thank you for recommending the Lion and I hope you pop in to the hotel on your next visit to Shrewsbury. Kind Regards Richard Jones

Swadlincote, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I celebrated our wedding anniversary (25th November) by booking a Friday night on line deal at the Lion Hotel, Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury with Travelzoo. We arrived at the Hotel at approx. 1.00pm to book in, the receptionist was very pleasant and and informed us that our room would be available from 2.00pm. We left our luggage in...

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

Dear Guest Many thanks for taking the time to post a review. We really do appreciate guest feedback and your experience and comments you make will be looked into and will be discussed with the team. Overall feedback we receive on the Travel Zoo offer is normally very positive and I am sorry you found some aspects of your stay...

York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lion is a three-star hotel so we weren't expecting too much. However, the building is wonderful and it's position in town can't be beaten and the wifi was strong throughout the hotel. Our room was on the third floor and was at the front of the building. It was very hot and we quickly had to turn off the...

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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 Hotel. We really do appreciate your comments and your experience will be discussed with the team. I am delighted that overall you enjoyed the experience and the customer service was in keeping with your expectations. Kind Regards Richard Jones

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The Hayward
The Hayward
Cuisines: European, British
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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: $79 - $241 (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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“Probably try to get a room at the back of the hotel if you think traffic noise will disturb you.”
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