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Long Stratton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

After just reading the recent review I was shocked. I'm not sure when they had lunch so can't comment on their experince but my wife had lovely ploughmans on saturday 15th April which she said was the largest and best ploughmans that she had ever had. I had the tuna sandwich which was very nice, I really enjoyed my pint...

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Kettering, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Please read this review. My wife's salad was contaminated with 'Sanitab'. This is a cleaner that is used when washing salad and vegetables and it should be thoroughly removed via thorough rinsing. We were initially told that my wife could taste vinegar but when I spoke to the duty manager she accepted that the 'Sanitab' had not been properly removed...

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Walsall. West Mids
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the Golden Lion for a weekend break from Friday 7th until Monday 10th April.It was not our first coast and country break and was treated to a good stay. Our room had recently been upgraded and was very comfortable with great views over the green, which was busy due to the glorious sunshine and...

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Goldenlion16, General Manager at The Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Good Evening Susan J. Thank you for taking the time to review your recent break with us. I am glad that you had a nice stay however I would like to apologise about how we made you feel on Saturday night I can ensure you that is not the case. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future....

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't stay here.. officially. Having been locked out of the hotel I had paid to stay at, and not given the correct key to get in, I sought a spare room and help from the night reception here who did everything they possibly could to help me and my partner get back in to the hotel ( this was...

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Goldenlion16, General Manager at The Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Good Evening Zoe H. I am pleased that we could help, just wish we could have been able to over you a room. Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Regards, Zoe.

Buxton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in for a drink and ended up dining, staff very friendly and sandwich lunch was excellent, beautifully presented and very good value for money, The weather was quite blustery but they offered a couple with dogs a table away from diners rather than them sitting outside

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Goldenlion16, General Manager at The Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Good Evening Patmcky. Thank you for your review. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Regards, Zoe.

Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel looked good and the room was clean and tidy. The staff were excellent and very helpful. The resteraunt food was very poor , and sometimes inedible. Food often cold, and food on menu not available. Not enough tables in resteraunt and we had to wait 2 hours for a table. One of our party was 87 years old,...

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Goldenlion16, General Manager at The Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Good Evening Sue M. Thank you for your review. I am very sorry to read that we did not meet or exceed your expectations on your recent visit. I can ensure you that I will fully investigate your comments as I can not understand how a 2 hour wait for a table could have occurred. I will pass your comments...

Marlow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location and staff excellent. Value for money excellent. If being VERY 'picky' the food on the Sunday night was barely warm but in fairness they had experienced a very busy 'Mother's Day' and the floor of the room was creaky. However, this hotel is over 100 years old. The room otherwise was brilliant as was the bathroom and shower. The...

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Goldenlion16, General Manager at The Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Stephen A. Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit with us. As previously commented my team do read these comments so will be really pleased to hear that you had a good stay with us. I would however like to apologise for your meal on Sunday night. We look forward to welcoming you back...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found the hotel very welcoming. The room had just been refurbished, in fact most of the hotel has been refurbished. We had a large triple aspect room that was most comfortable. The food was excellent and we had the opportunity upgrade the menu with discount prices. The bar was also very comfortable and clean. The only wi-fi was in the...

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Goldenlion16, General Manager at The Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Good afternoon Phil T. Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel I am pleased to read that you had a great weekend with us. The team do review all comments so will be over the moon to read your review. Regards, Zoe.

Oldbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am somewhat surprised to see a comment of "Awful Food". We use Shearings/Coast and Country Hotels a lot and this was some of the best food we have experienced. The room was comfortable, we had a "standard plus", so not the higher grade of room, but it was lovely with a sea view over The Wash. Will certainly return!

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Goldenlion16, General Manager at The Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Good Evening Mike J. Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Regards, Zoe.

Kettering, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

4th visit to the golden lion but we won't return. Food has never been a strong point here but this stay was the worst. Very poor quality ingredients and served overcooked, reheated badly. The chefs special on our first night was Turkey a la king which resembled something you would have expected from a care home in the 1980's. our...

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Goldenlion16, General Manager at The Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Good Evening thebrocks2015. I would firstly like to apologise for your recent stay, I can ensure you that I will fully investigate your comments. Regards, Zoe.

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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
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The Golden Lion hotel
The Golden Lion hotel
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Golden Lion Hotel is a magnificent historic building. It is the oldest property in Hunstanton, and the oldest hotel in the area. The Golden Lion hotel overlooks a beautiful sandy beach, with sea views for most rooms. The hotel has recently been refurbished to the highest standards, and offers outstanding facilities. A limited number of parking spaces are available. The peace and serenity of the Hunstanton area offer wonderful opportunities for leisure travellers and lovers of the outdoors. Hiking, fishing, sailing and horse riding are all available nearby.The Hotel houses all of the amenities and facilities you would expect from a Coast & Country venue. In addition, our staff will offer you a warm, friendly welcome, and ensure that your stay is as relaxing and memorable as possible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Golden Lion Hotel

Address: The Green, Hunstanton PE36 6BQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Hunstanton
Price Range: $105 - $3,294 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Golden Lion Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Golden Lion Hunstanton
Golden Lion Hotel Hunstanton
The Golden Lion Hotel Hunstanton, Norfolk
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“We didn't stay overnight.”
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“No lift to upper floors. Great location for beach, high street shops and buses”
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