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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted a mid week stay in Belper, to have a look round the area and do a bit of walking. The reception staff were a bit hit and miss, it took us a long time to check in. Our room was a good size but with some minor maintenance issues, the worse being a crack in the basin. The... More 

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2 reviews
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

I really like to eat out and every single thing I've ordered food-wise has been excellent. Even very routine things like garlic bread are well done and when I've ordered specials, they've been very memorable. I'd have no hesitation spending a lot of money at The Lion on a special occasion. Well done guys, the food is a breath of... More 

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Victoria C, Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sebastian, Thanks for your review. At The Lion we really do pride ourselves in the food that we serve. We're extremely pleased that you've enjoyed your visits to The Lion and look forward to seeing you again soon Kind regards Victoria More 

St Helens, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Stayed here for a couple of days with our dogs. Very happy with it. Nice room and friendly staff. Special mention to the housekeeping staff who were excellent and very friendly. However the stay was let down when we got to checking out. The bill was presented and was significantly higher than expected. The room rate had gone up by... More 

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Victoria C, Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Alan, Thank you for your comments. Here at The Lion customer feedback is always important as it allows us to continually improve the service we provide. I apologise that the check out process was not as smooth as it should have been and I will ensure that the reception team are made aware of your comments. I hope that... More 

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Reviewed 24 October 2016

Stayed here this weekend for one night. It's a sort of pub with a pizza takeaway attached. On arrival we had some food in the bar which was pretty nice and good value. We then went up to the room, which had damp patches on the wall and the wallpaper hanging off the wall. The bathroom was a decent size... More 

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Victoria C, Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear John, I apologise that your stay was not up to expectations or our usual standards. I can assure you that room renovations are beginning imminently. I hope that after these renovations have been completed you will return to The Lion to stay and enjoy another delicious breakfast. Kind regards Victoria Crooks Marketing Manager More 

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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Our wedding day was meant to be special and unique since my husband and I are sort of a quiet couple and The Lion Hotel offered us a chance to enjoy a quiet wedding meal together with our few family and friends guests We were offered a separate room and the menu was tailored to suit each guest with a... More 

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Victoria C, Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jane, Thank you for your review. Congratulations on your wedding and I am pleased that you celebrated your special day with us here at The Lion, where we believe that every wedding is individual to the couple. I hope that we are able to welcome you back in the near future Kind regards Victoria Crooks Marketing Manager More 

Belper, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Staff were very helpful including changing one previously ordered meal and serving the full three courses to 8 people in the party who were 90 minutes late. The celebration was a golden wedding and places for the cake we brought and presents etc were provided. The cake was also cut and served at our request. Only one comment from one... More 

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Victoria C, Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear John, Thank you for your review. I am pleased that overall you enjoyed the celebration of the golden wedding anniversary and that we were able to cater for your needs. We hope to see you at The Lion again soon Kind regards Victoria Crooks Marketing Manager More 

Bedlington, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Plus points - free parking adjacent - handily located for shops etc. Staff are very good, friendly and helpful. Food is excellent Public facilities are good - dining rooms, lounge and bar. Minus points - try & avoid rooms 4,5 & 6 (I think) on weekend nights especially - likelihood of noise outside until early hours - or bring your... More 

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Victoria C, Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tony, Thank you for your review and I will certainly pass your comments on. We are in fact giving the rooms a revamp imminently. We look forward to seeing you again soon Kind regards Victoria Crooks Marketing Manager More 

Sutton in Ashfield, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Sayed here for my friends wedding our room was above the toilets so all we could hear was the hand dryers till late. Then there was fighting outside the hotel early hours of the morning till the police came so didnt have the best night sleep. Room was clean but basic expected more for the price,room looked dated. Breakfast very... More 

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Victoria C, Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, customer feedback and reviews are important to us here at The Lion as it allows us to improve the service we provide. I apologise that your stay was not up to our usual standards, we are beginning our room renovations soon. Kind regards Victoria Crooks Marketing Manager More 

Hereford, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Nice over night stay - room was lovely and very spacious - every thing was clean and shiny! We were called the day before arrival to be informed that the bar was open until 1am so to expect some noise - i think it finally went quiet at 1.30am which was fine as it was only one night! Evening meal... More 

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Victoria C, Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am glad that you enjoyed your recent visit and we hope to welcome you back again soon Kind regards Victoria Marketing Manager More 

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26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Lived in Belper all my life and my grandad used to own this place but it's the 1st time I've ever been. Took my Nan for her 82nd birthday. Food was lovely and my Nan didn't complain. Now that's a big compliment as she complains about anything. Would recommend and I'll defo go again

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Victoria C, Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. I am pleased that yourself and your Nan enjoyed your visit to The Lion. We look forward to welcoming you again soon Kind regards Victoria Marketing Manager More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning

Additional Information about The Lion Hotel

Address: 24 Bridge Street, Belper DE56 1AX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Belper
Price Range: $95 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lion Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Lion Hotel Belper
Best Western Belper
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“Back Rooms are quiet.”
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“Avoid rooms 4,5&6 at weekends”
 of 5 bubbles 57tonyj, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Request a room away from the bar if you want a quiet night”
 of 5 bubbles jojomorris18, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Only used the restaurant not the hotel”
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