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Reading
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Have had several meals at this hotel when visiting relatives in the area but was very disappointed with the whole experience last night. The menus themselves are a health hazard as they are very grubby and could do with replacing. The bar and the dining table we ate at were both in need of a thorough clean. We should have...

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was my choice to book here & thankfully the 16 of us weren't disappointed. The food was excellent, I personally had the ribs & service was excellent too. Being a Guinness drinker I was glad that this was a good standard as well.

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St Neots, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Chose the hotel due to its location (which was excellent) for a weekend away to watch the rugby. Booked a superior room which was nice and spacious. Settled down in the bar to watch the first half of the England game, ale was good and a good atmosphere. However we popped out to look at a restaurant at half time...

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cardiff
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in a family room 10/02/17 for two nights, I have to say that the staff were so friendly and welcoming, nothing was to much trouble. the room was a good size as was the bathroom, generally I have no complaints about the room or service that was provided, the only issue I had was the problem we had...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Visit regularly for a lunchtime coffee with a group of friends Coffee is ordered and paid for at the brand is promptly served at the table by cheerful waiting staff with milk sugar and individually wrapped biscuits The coffee here is a consistent quality and never disappoints the group of grumpy old men

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knutsford
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

One of those places where you can get a reasonable meal most times served efficiently by good staff. No Michelin stars but reasonable stuff in a comfortable setting. A good range of drinks too, a decent pub too

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St Neots, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took 40 mins to get drinks & had to chase bar staff 3 times took money but no drinks as served others instead. Food arrived quicker but a burger arrived without the burger. Very little apologies.rank!

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St Ives
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff, good clean room, very good breakfast, happy with the evening meal and bar service. Good location for my business meeting next day in Cambridge shame there wasn't time to look around St Ives as hotel was a perfect location for this.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location in pretty market square.... promising. Nothing really wrong, but neither really good, either. Arrived to my room to find no quilt cover on the duvet. More irritating than anything else, quickly rectified when they were advised of it. Everyone makes mistakes... Sadly breakfast was a disappointment, set up the bar area just wherever there was space, so left...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked at the last minute as a Christmas catch up with friends. Well priced. Very clean room, large bathroom with toiletries and a good breakfast . I slept well and will be returning . Right in the centre of town too . Parking nearby .

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This 18th-century building has a central location in charming St Ives, a 30-minute drive from Cambridge. There is free Wi-Fi in public areas of the building, and a lively bar serving a large choice of wines, beers and local ales. Rooms at The Golden Lion Hotel have simple decor and traditional wooden furnishings. Benefits include a flat-screen TV, tea and coffee making facilities and an en-suite bathroom with a hairdryer. A full English breakfast is available in the morning and the restaurant serves a range of meals made from seasonal local produce. There is also a regularly changing specials menu for you to choose from. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Golden Lion

Address: Market Hill, St Ives PE27 5AL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > St Ives
Price Range: $112 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Golden Lion 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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Golden Lion Huntingdon
Golden Lion St Ives, Cambridgeshire
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“Only went for snack”
 of 5 bubbles 408rogero, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I had a corner room with lots of windows, so bright, it was lovely”
 of 5 bubbles carolw784, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had a downstairs room with a sky-light which very effectively kept out any noise from the pub at night.”
 of 5 bubbles 181SueS, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had room 4 - larger but bath panel damaged and signs of leakage round the screen.”
 of 5 bubbles Astronaught, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here at all if you want a good night's sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles 611steved, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
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