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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is set in the middle of town so it's an easy walk to see the local attractions. The staff were excellent and very friendly. They even organised an early check in for my family so the my girls could get changed. Food. I attended for a wedding and the meal. Starter main and desert were all fantastic. I...

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foh14, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post such a wonderfull review further to your attendance at a Wedding at the Lion Hotel. Your kind comments are much appreciated and will be shared with the team, its great to see you enjoyed the history and the charm of the Lion! We look forward to welcoming you back to...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely weekend. Great room, lots of space. Shower a little tricky but eventually managed to sort the temperature. Friendly staff, Anastasia and the lady on breakfast duty were particularly helpful. The food on the first night was very good. Ate from the lounge menu second evening also good but had a very long 2hr wait for food as a big...

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foh14, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to post a review, great to see you enjoyed your bedroom experience and the service you recieved was attentive and friendly, especially from Anastasia. I am delighted breakfast and food on the first night was of good quality, Im sorry it took so long a wait on the second night and I...

Shropshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped at the lion a couple of weeks ago along with some friends for a girlie break and trip to the theatre. The lion is a beautiful old building, full of many original features, apparently haunted but we didn't get a visit! The lounge area is split into lots of books and crannies giving it a real homeliness. Whilst...

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foh14, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your five star review, your kind comments are very much appreciated. I am delighted your overall experience met your expectations and the service you recieved from the team was attentive and friendly.Its great to see you enjoyed a good nights sleep and a hearty full English breakfast, as you say, a great way to start...

Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the heart of town, so very convenient if you are visiting Shrewsbury. On-site car park - £5 if you are staying - reasonable value for the added convenience. A classic rural town centre hotel, once part of the Trust House Forte portfolio I assume, and still very traditional. There is a fine line between "historic" and "dated", and the...

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foh14, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review further to your recent visit to the Lion Hotel. We appreciate all guest feedback and enables us to assess our performance and make any necessary adjustments to our operation. We continue to refresh the facilities and upgrade areas, a project is in place this year to recondition furnishings....

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good clean hotel close to the city Little bit dated decor and was worried the lift might not make it but on the whole nice stay and friendly staff Took a while for the shower warm up. But great information pack and detail in the room

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foh14, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review further to your recent stay. I am delighted to see the overall experience of your stay met your expectations and your kind comments are much appreciated and will be relayed to the team, I am sorry the shower took a little time to warm up. We look forward...

Daventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at The Lion Hotel, Shrewsbury for one Saturday night in February 2017. Was a rather late decision to spend the weekend in Shrewsbury and The Lion was the only reasonably priced hotel with available rooms at time of booking but was definitely not disappointed. We stayed in a standard Double Room on a B&B rate of £89, booked through...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Myself and my partner enjoyed our stay at this oldy worldy hotel Very close to the town centre with parking facilities (£5 for 2nts). On our first morning however I was awoken by the sound of the very old lift from about 7 am through to 11.45pm so beware if you are in a room by it! Luckily the lovely...

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foh14, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review further to your recent stay. Your kind comments are very much appreciated and it's so good to see the issues you had with the noise from the lift were dealt with swiftly and smoothly, Sam is a great asset at the Lion! Thank you for recommending the Lion...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice hotel. It's not a chain hotel style, it's unique. It was clean and tidy. Reception needs work in terms of confused and inexperienced staff. The walls are thin and conversations from adjoining rooms were audible. The room was warm and the bathroom quite acceptable. The pillows were possibly the most ghastly I've experienced in a long...

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foh14, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review further to your recent visit to the Lion Hotel. I'm sorry to see you found the service you received at reception disappointing, this will be discussed with Alex my Front Office Manager as will the comment you make about our pillows. Great to see you enjoyed breakfast and...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a few nights here recently. Very quaint hotel which did not surprise us as we expected an olde world atmosphere! Room small but perfectly adequate however the TV was minuscule! We could barely see the screen or hear it so didn't bother watching anything. Wi-fi very slow also. We did not dine in the restaurant but had breakfast which...

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foh14, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review further to your recent stay at the Lion. I am delighted you found the service friendly and helpful and the location as you say is central to Shrewsbury town centre, perfect for visiting the shops and surrounding area! I'm sorry the WI-FI was slow and I look into...

Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

It is my second visit at the lion hotel I got checked in by Anastasia who again never fails with elegance and superb customer service. The chicken wings we had to the room were excellent, they melted in my mouth. I'm looking forward to coming to the lion again over the next coming months. Thanks everyone.

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foh14, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for such a wonderful review! I am delighted to see the service you received from Anastasia was first class and the ckicken wings melted in your mouth, your kind remarks will be passed on to all concerned. We are loooking forward to welcoming you back to the Lion very soon. kind Regards Richard Jones

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The Hayward
The Hayward
Cuisines: European, British
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Grade 1 Listed 16th Century Coaching Inn & Hotel. The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality we are located in the heart of the beautiful historic town of Shrewsbury in Shropshire. The Lion Hotel combines stunning 16th Century architecture with every classical comfort. Famous for its warm and friendly hospitality and traditional character, the hotel is perfectly situated to enable guests to enjoy all that this unique area has to offer. Our 59 bedrooms which include standard doubles, twins and singles as well as suites, each have their own unique character and include all the comfort and facilities you would expect. The Hayward Restaurant is open for lunch and dinner and offers a quintessentially British menu with a few subtle twists, using fresh local ingredients. The Oak Bar offers a more informal dining option and is open all day for teas and coffees, homemade cakes, healthy light bites, delicious lunches and exceptional value dining. The hotel has a number of outstanding function rooms including the magnificent domed Adam Ballroom; creating a very special atmosphere for events including Weddings, Christmas Parties, Private Dining and Conferences. Free Wi-Fi is available in the bar and lounge areas of the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality

Address: Wyle Cop | Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury SY1 1UY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Shrewsbury
Price Range: ₹ 4,544 - ₹ 10,955 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality 3*
Number of rooms: 59
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“Away from that lift!”
 of 5 bubbles davidhW2307OB, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We have a street room can be a bit noisy as we always have the window open”
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“Lots of steps even if you use a lift to most upper areas. Some traffic noise which is inevitable given the location”
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“Quiet room at rear”
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“The lift is shut late at night, if you struggle with mobility a lower floor may be more suitable”
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