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The Blue Lion

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Dining (4)
Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“courtyard room”(24 reviews)
“the pub”(43 reviews)
“main building”(21 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Pets Allowed
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a really relaxing meal with excellent service and fine dinning food! All was beautifully presented. I had mackerel to start followed by chicken supreme it was delightful; hubby had scallops then halibut also wonderful!Thank you we will be back again!

Thank Rozalyn I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights and had booked 2 rooms - one in the main hotel and one in the courtyard. Upon arrival I immediately asked for my room to be hoovered as the carpet was covered in hair and dust clumps. By the time...More

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Response from hk20, Owner at The Blue LionResponded 3 weeks ago

I'm very sorry about the problems you seem to have encountered during your stay with us. I would be grateful if you could send me an e mail to: enquiries@thebluelion.co.uk, for my attention, with details of when you stayed and which rooms you were in....More

Reviewed 12 July 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our three night break at the Blue Lion. The inn is very tastefully furnished and to a high standard, the bar and restaurant are particularly charming. We had three superb meals- quality ingredients, expertly cooked. The wine list was interesting and varied...More

Thank Mick T
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Upon arrival it would appear from the outside a pleasant perspective however upon entering the bar area in a bid to find the reception the staff uniform for the male members of white aprons and black trousers brought to.mind bygone days of beer served from...More

1  Thank smiffy35
Response from hk20, Owner at The Blue LionResponded 11 July 2018

That's the first time we have ever been criticised for dressing our staff in smart uniforms! We have a Blue Lion cricket team which goes on tour in Oxfordshire every year, and has done for 25 years, hence the cricket balls. A pint of beer...More

Reviewed 4 July 2018

My wife & I were having a walking break in the 'Dales' & I thought we would make it special by booking a ( what I thought from the reviews) a good place to stay. I booked a ( supposedly) better room for four nights...More

3  Thank albert b
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Amenities
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast Available
Things to do
Restaurant
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Price range
US$ 122 - US$ 181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 122 - US$ 181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (93)
Room & Suite (13)
Dining (4)
Pool & Beach (1)
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Lovefoodhaterude
12 June 2017|
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Response from Helen S | Reviewed this property |
There were dogs in there when we went!
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Peter h
2 April 2016|
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Response from AABUK | Reviewed this property |
The dining room looked wheelchair accessible but not sure if there is an accessible toilet.
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benedicite
22 July 2015|
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Response from hk20 | Property representative |
Yes, we have a large car park at the back of the building.
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Room Tips
"Don't pick room 3."
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"Threre are some nice rooms, ours was no 16 you can stay above the pub also. The room we were in was in..."
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"All rooms quiet. Some are accessed on the ground floor."
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"Probably better in annex?"
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