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The Lion Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 136*
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Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The check in was quick but not overly friendly. Room was tiny but cosy and just what I needed. The mattress in honesty was awful but the room was clean. No hot water in the shower when I needed one in the morning, didn't complain though as was in a bit of a rush to get to a meeting. Food...

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lioncricc, Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. Thank you for describing the food as stunning I will pass this on to our Head chef and his team. Firstly may I apologise that the check in was not overly friendly, staff friendliness is typically one of our strengths. Could you let me know which...

Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Very pleased has had view of sea and castle from bedroom. Very old hotel with creaky floors so they supply earplugs lol. Happy with service and EXCELLENT cooked breakfast including cold buffet. Everything was in the room we needed ( including hair dryer) except a shower cap but I had one with me. Only negative I noticed was the macerator...

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lioncricc, Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your 5 star review, it was a pleasure serving you and I am so glad you found the service helpful and the food first class. With regards to the macerators, we used to have 12 and now only have 4 macerato, if plumbing allows us we will endeavour to get rid of them all, but...

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Stayed here for a few nights over a number of weeks on business and was delighted with my stay every time. Staff are helpful, rooms are spotless and food is great. My colleagues all have the same opinion and we wouldn't hesitate to recommend this to another. Highly recommended.

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lioncricc, Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your 5 star review, I am glad you were delighted every time with your stay and you found the food great. It was a pleasure serving you and we hope to see you again at the Lion in the near future. Best Regards Jordan

Lancashire
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here last weekend and Totally enjoyed it. I booked this through a groupon deal and got a very pleasant surprise on arrival at how immaculately presented this place is. The reception lounge is very very nice and cosy with comfy leather sofas and chairs. We were given room 34 on the second floor and it was nice, plenty of...

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lioncricc, Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for taking the time to review the Lion, I am so glad you had an enjoyable stay and found the food and drink on offer to be of a good standard. Thank you for bringing the water pressure issue to our attention, this will be resolved ASAP. Hope to see you in the summer when Criccieth...

Crewe
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Room was clean and very comfortable, Staff very friendly and obliging food was great . First visit but it wont be the last. We were made to feel very welcome by all the Staff.Really enjoyable visit Well Done Everybody!

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lioncricc, Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Hello and thank you wonderful 5 star review, we are all very happy you had an enjoyable stay. Can't wait to see you for your next visit. Best regards Jordan Burnett

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2016

had a very comfortable & cosy room no.23. the food was very good indeed & could not fault it. the staff are very good helpful & efficient & would not hesitate to recommend this hotel to anyone.the sea front was a short walk away & at this time of year the sea air was very bracing ! the town of...

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lioncricc, Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for the 5 star review, I am so glad you had an enjoyable stay. We hope to see you again in the near future. Happy New Year Jordan

American Canyon, California
Reviewed 26 December 2016

we had a lovely stay here middle December 2016 a break away from mad xmas rush. staff very helpful , happy and chatty. room comfortable, warm and clean. Food was good! my husband ordered the ribs twice there delicious. I had lamb one evening and lasagne the following evening. Criccieth was understandably quiet but ideal for casual picturesque walks with...

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lioncricc, Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for taking the time to review the Lion, I am glad you had an enjoyable stay and found the food delicious. Thorughout the year the walks are picturesque but there's something special about a winter's day here. We hope to see you again. Happy New Year Jordan

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 December 2016

December 9th-Monday 12th. This is the 3rd time this year I have stayed at the Lion hotel. Great staff, great food and a great time. Right in the heart of Criccieth. Great base to explore areas around North Wales.

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lioncricc, Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your 5 star review, I am so glad you had an enjoyable weekend, it is always good to see a familiar face. Hopefully it won't be too long before your next visit with us. Best Regards Jordan

Rugby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 December 2016

I can't speak too highly of this hotel. 3 of us stayed for 2 nights on a weekend golfing break. We had rooms in the old stable block. From check-in to check-out we had very friendly and very efficient service from all of the staff in reception, dining room, bar etc. The breakfasts were excellent. The rooms were near perfect...

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lioncricc, Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your in depth 5 star review, it is really appreciated. I am so glad you had an enjoyable stay and it is good to hear we are getting it right. Nefyn golf club is a must for any golfer, hopefully we will see you again if you are ever in this part of the world....

Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Room was acceptable, windows didn't open, shower's hose was damage and could barely take a quick shower. Instead, the food was delicious, everything was clean and good served, as well as the drinks!!!

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lioncricc, Manager at The Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us here at the Lion, I am glad you enjoyed your stay and enjoyed the food. The windows open from the top as the bottom ones have restrictors to avoid accidents. The shower hose has been replaced thank you for bringing this to our attention. We hope...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Llewelyn Restaurant
The Llewelyn Restaurant
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about The Lion Hotel

Address: Y Maes, Criccieth LL52 0AA, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Gwynedd > Criccieth
Price Range: $150 - $197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lion Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 46
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“Ask for a sea view.”
johnmZ5573WN, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“The room was very well appointed and with ample storage space.”
davidsM2826MK, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“We had sea view room with walk in shower which was much better than usual shower over bath. Chairs were provided in room but not as comfy as the ones in lounge. A coffee table would have been nice as we had to balance mugs on window sill but view was worth it. It was clean and nicely furnished.”
ward7037, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“Room 35 has a fantastic large bathroom with separate shower ”
karenbR5035GS, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a castle view!”
863mandys, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
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