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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I booked a suite here for a short break but the following day got the flu and was unable to go. The landlady said they had a 48hr cancellation policy and I would be charged £180 for the room, in spite of being sick and having only booked less than 24 hours ago. What a horrid thing to do, they...

1Thank Bumblebump
TheLionInnWinchcombe, General Manager at The Lion Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Bumblebumb for your review, which I'm sure many reading will understand that cancellation policies are put in place to "not profit from someone's misfortune" but to protect small businesses. May I suggest next time you book any hotel in the world that you see their cancellation policy first, as I recently found out that many London hotels have...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've stayed at the Lion several times. We were disappointed this time by the lack of details which have always made our stay special and enjoyable. Room service has disappeared for complimentary tea & coffee - the sort of thing which makes being on a break just that - and is replaced by a cheap white plastic travel kettle and...

Thank Theshaws12345
Usk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate in the restuarant and stayed overnight, an experiance not to be recommended or repeated. It could be a gem but only if someone takes on site responsibility and cares a bit more about the customer. The positives - the staff were friendly and tried. The negatives - over priced bar and restuarant, pokey room lacking in facilities, the...

3Thank dylanstuart2016
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don't live too far from Winchcombe so have been to various pubs and restaurants in the town. However, this was my first visit to The Lion on North Street. It's absolutely lovely, one of those places that you walk into and immediately feel comfortable and valued as a customer. The service was quick, efficient and friendly. We were all...

1Thank Nesbonce
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I normally look at reviews before booking anywhere, but my husband booked it as it was to have an evening out with friends who live in Winchcombe, big mistake! First impressions of our £140 room were it was very small, dark, dingy and 2 single beds when we booked a double, with just some coat knobs to hang clothes. We...

2Thank Teresah44
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Paid for a 'superior' room that was small, noisy & had a broken window & bedside light. No hot water one night/day. Shower temperamental & leaked. Food mediocre. Couple of nice staff but mostly service not very good & slow. Very quaint & had potential to be superb although parking could be a problem Not having a TV was actually...

2Thank jancQ5144HG
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Popped in for a quick lunch after our walk. Menu looked interesting if overpriced. We chose crab sanwiches and at £7.95 expcted more than just smear of crab in a massive roll. We spent ent them back and they came back with more crab. Still not generous but just about acceptable. This was accompanied by an apology, saying that it...

Thank crellston
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed for just one night and unfortunately did not need to eat in the restaurant but friends tell us it is very good and certainly we liked the look of the menu. Everyone was very friendly and could not have been more helpful. The barman even lent me his cufflinks as I had left mine at home! Our room...

Thank PandP719
Tetbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We arrived at the Lion Inn on Friday evening - we were nearly an hour late at 9pm after a badly timed 20 mile walk and were worried we'd have missed the restaurant altogether. We were met by the warmest of welcomes and were told to take a few minutes R&R in our room before coming down to dinner -...

1Thank Ruthcath2014
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Stayed for one night as attending a party in town . Was very pleasantly surprised ! Staff very obliging , nothing was to much trouble , very polite especially the two young lads working there . Room comfortable ,clean with lovely ensuite . Breakfast very nice god variety. Would highly recommend this venue and will definitely re visit .

Thank gill e

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lion Inn started life as a coaching inn in the 15th Century. Over the years it has gone through many changes and played an important role in the village and surrounding areas; providing food, drink and accommodation for both people and horses, in a variety of guises. Having fallen in love with the building, Annie Fox-Hamilton took over ownership of the Lion in October 2011 and spent six months on a major renovation of the building and grounds. We were determined not to lose any of the inn’s original quirky charm; we unearthed quite a lot more than we had anticipated such as Minnie Mouse – the vintage wall painting in Room 1 we couldn’t bear to lose.The Lion has a bar, snug, restaurant, garden (ideal for alfresco dining), 6 double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and a mini suite. All have extremely comfortable beds, their own individual character and ambiance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lion Inn

Address: 37 North Street, Winchcombe GL54 5PS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cotswolds > Winchcombe
Price Range: ₹ 7,445 - ₹ 14,822 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Lion Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Old White Lion Hotel Winchcombe
The Lion Inn Winchcombe, Cotswolds
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“No idea as didn't have one!”
 of 5 bubbles jancQ5144HG, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Our room was in area to the back of the pub with own access . RM 5 . Nice and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 826gille, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask if they have any rooms that aren't over the pub.”
 of 5 bubbles cphannah, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Only had the misfortune to eat there so I don't know about the rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles gribbly, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Did not stay”
 of 5 bubbles ArgentReynard43, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
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