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Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2014

Stopped for lunch in Dulverton on New Years Eve armed with a good food pub guide we ended up at the Lion because the recommended pubs were full. The Lion was empty apart from 1 drinker and 1 member of staff. The menus looked dated and we started to worry a bit. Worry not was the case! We were greeted...

Thank deejay14
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2013

We make an annual pilgrimage to Dulverton for Christmas shopping to get away from the awful mass produced tat found on the high street. We had not been to The Lion for a few years, but it was much the same as we knew - but with one great exception - lovely food! Admittedly, we only had a light lunch,...

Thank eyefordetail2
Reviewed 4 November 2013

For the second time in three visits I have had to come from my room to complain about excessive noise from the bar of this hotel. on my recent visit I stayed with my elderly parents in their 80's and my 6 year old daughter and the noise was so loud in their rooms it was impossible to relax and...

1Thank Exmoorfanatic
Reviewed 14 October 2013

This was my 2nd visit to The Lion. The staff were warm, welcoming and friendly, My room was very clean and comfortable, although dated.(you must remember this place was built in 1822) Radiators were turned on at my request, and TV was replaced. One reviewer on here said breakfasts were awful!! This is just not true. The breakfasts were wonderful,...

Thank Midget159
Reviewed 22 August 2013

I stayed recently at the lion Hotel in Dulverton. The room was a bit dated but spacious, bed was comfortable. The evening meal was home made and very tasty. My only fault here was the awful breakfast served. I didn't bother having breakfast on my last day as there are plenty of other places to eat.

Thank Vooman66
Brushford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 July 2013

I have just tried some of the new range of Pizza that the Lion are offering, they are good. I ate mine in the office and - as I was busy I didnt get time to eat them - they went cold. They still tasted good and the thin crust didnt go soggy.

Thank Claire B
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 June 2013

Myself and my partner have returned to The Lion Hotel two or more times a year for twenty years. Not only is it in one of the most beautiful parts of the country, it is also as welcoming to holiday makers, (dogs included) and business people as does the town of Dulverton. The resturant food and breakfast is freshly cooked...

1Thank Alan C
Reviewed 25 May 2013

Lovely place, welcoming Thai lady who seemed to be reception, cleaner, barmaid etc Comfy beds, could do with central heating on a cold night and showers were very hopeless They've obviously just redecorated - our room had a sash window painted wide open , then manager seemed completely unaware of this, but did offer to sort it out . (...

1Thank Travelswithhairdrye
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 May 2013

Welcoming staff, hotel appeared to be having a new coat of paint upstairs could do with a general make over lacked a bit of atmosphere.However excellent service good food,clean rooms what more do you need.Those who like a drink need to be aware of the local licensing hours close at 3 open at 6 for the 4 pubs in the...

Thank happytraveller606
Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 May 2013

I have been to the Hotel before and loved the stay. It was the same again, this time around. Although I didn't eat in the Hotel like last time because it was too busy for my dog (he hates lots of people around), I stayed for 1 night (sat) - the room was the same as before. Had another great...

Thank JamesA164

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  • Free Parking
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The Lion Hotel
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Cuisines: British
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Lion Hotel

Address: 2 Bank Square, Dulverton, Exmoor National Park TA22 9BU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Exmoor National Park > Dulverton
Number of rooms: 14
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“All rooms quite large but a bit dated.”
 of 5 bubbles shish57, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Very quite at night.”
 of 5 bubbles paulinez2014, 23 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a front room if poss”
 of 5 bubbles rob12333, 3 May 2015 | Read review
“choose any room we had rooms 8&9 but have stayed in others”
 of 5 bubbles michaelsU4015RE, 17 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Don 't accept the single room in the attic!”
 of 5 bubbles Lotteh11, 13 Aug 2014 | Read review
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