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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Arrived on spec looking for somewhere to stay for couple nights which allowed dogs. Bingo... Golden lion. £90 plus £10 for dog. Food in bar looked good so ate there, was very nice.. Rooms very clean, mattress lumpy but breakfast good. Staff friendly, plenty of dogs in and out. Obviously for dog lovers, which suits us, but no doggy smell....

2Thank alison p
Richmond, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We had lunch here on a Saturday.It was quite busy but did not effect the service.The food was very good and reasonably priced.We also took our two dogs.Our grandchildren where well catered for also.The staff were very helpful ,and the food arrived promptly.

1Thank Shirleytunstall
Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We visited with friends, our rooms were very clean, decorated and furnished beautifully. Given it was a bank holiday weekend we found the management and staff to be friendly. Very reasonable tariff, homely ans welcoming pub plus a lovely breakfast. Definitely would stay again.

1Thank molky848
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed overnight with our children and 2 dogs for a family christening. Pub very popular. Lovely, large, clean room. Debbie, Dave and staff brilliant and really helpful with our dogs! Breakfast delicious. Such a good value country pub. Thank you for a fab stay. 🐶xx

1Thank Sarah O
Carnforth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Called here after a tireing day at Wensleydale show. We had a friendly greeting and a fuss of the dog. The place seemed clean and tidy plus accepted children and dogs plus had wifi. Drinks prices were reasonable.

1Thank Bertwoodie
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Looked OK from outside. No music or atmosphere inside which would have made it instantly more friendly. Girls working were friendly enough but zero interaction with guests (first thing you should do when someone walks in - the people working are the face of the business) Asked for sandwiches to be plain (for a child) with no salad and some...

3Thank Jo B
Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2016

It was about a year since our last visit when we had already noticed improvements. This time was even better. The welcome offered to visitors is warm and friendly and the land-lady even remembered us from last year which is an amazing feat of memory and a wonderful example of customer care. The room was bright and fresh with very...

1Thank honeysrascal
Locking, Somerset
Reviewed 20 August 2016

A carvery that permits dogs in the bar area is unusual. A carvery with crisp vegetables is almost unheard of - they are so often over-cooked. A choice of three meats and two portion sizes. A good selection of beers at the bar and very friendly staff made this a great Sunday lunch while visiting the Dales. The only improvement...

1Thank Chris C
Almere, The Netherlands
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We enjoyed a lunch there and the food was very good as well as the local beers. The hotel is well located close to the car park and that makes it very conveniënt. The staff is friendly and very helpful, so it's a recommendation to stay there or to have a meal and some drinks.

1Thank Huurman1968
Leyburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We visited the Golden Lion today for the Crafty Ladies craft fair, the Manager David & all his staff are lovely. They are making a lovely job of the refurbishment in the dining room where the craft fair was happening, We had hot chocolate drinks (strange in August but my favourite hot drink!) it was a lovely drink served with...

1Thank Ash1739

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about The Golden Lion Hotel

Address: Market Place, Leyburn DL8 5AS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Leyburn
Price Range: $102 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
The Golden Lion Hotel Leyburn, Yorkshire
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“On weekends there is some noise on the marketplace side. It doesn't go on until very late but might affect young children.”
 of 5 bubbles honeysrascal, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The better rooms are at the from overlooking the market square.”
 of 5 bubbles l_a_tweed, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Front looking over market square”
 of 5 bubbles mrl11, 14 May 2016 | Read review
“Best views at front overlooking the large market square”
 of 5 bubbles HenrykSara, 12 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Not the one above the bar !”
 of 5 bubbles V2783SOjohnf, 26 Jul 2015 | Read review
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