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Lion Hotel
Ranked #1 of 2 Brewood B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Stayed here as a last minute deal over Xmas and food and staff was fantastic and really kept the Christmas spirit going even though they was working on Xmas day at normal rate!!!which i find disgusting but there Xmas spirit was still there to make it enjoyable for everybody else who was paying which I admire,I had to go on another business trip on 2nd of January and decided to stay at the hotel this time..food was super clean and room was very spacious,had the burger with beef dripping chips which were amazing and once again the staff was fantastic,the receptionist was very bubbly and friendly and went past the call of duty to help with any of my querys and questions I asked(Adele)I believe the name was,then went into the bar and being a ex bar manager myself was extremely impressed with the knowledge and professionalism of the barmaid(jenny)all in all good food, friendly staff and comfy bed what else u need from a stay.

Stayed: January 2018, travelled on business
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

This was a treat for my wife's birthday and the hotel was sort of picked at random !
We had a couple of nights in a very comfortable bed and the room although small by modern standards had bags of old world charm.
Timber frame ceilings added to the feel of the place.
We did eat and drink lots in the restaurant, not cheap but first class food.
Go for fillet steak, best we have had for a while.
Will come back again when in the area.

Stayed: November 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank Andy L
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

Travelled from Leamington for a belayed 60th birthday treat at the Staffordshire Grill and thought it would be easier to stay at the Lion which is attached. My friend had stayed before and recommended. Although no parking at the hotel, it is not a problem as there is a free car park literally round the corner and certainly within walking distance. Booked on Bookings.com and got a great rate. Room was lovely and cosy with nice décor, television, comfortable bed. All mod cons with tea bags, coffee, hot chocolate, biscuits. Nice shower with large shower head and handy toiletries etc. Only slight negative and it is very slight, one of the curtains could have done with re-attaching to the curtain rail but it really is a very slight negative as really enjoyed my stay and very good value for the price I paid. Would stay again.

Stayed: December 2017
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

We stayed on a Sunday and only paid £30. I had noticed that these rooms regularly go for £90 and there is no way they are worth that. We struggled to find parking when we arrived and ended up in a car park down the road. The room was nice with beams in the ceiling. We had planned to have a drink and watch Netflix in the room, but this wasn’t possible due to the poor Wi-fi. We asked at reception about this and was told ‘it’s a bit hit and miss’, which didn’t help us. The toilet seat was twisted to one side, so you could sit down and close the door. The door was also see through? So we had a lovely site of each other pushed up against a door. There was also only 1 towel in the room and we had both showered before we noticed, so we had to share.

Stayed: December 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Stayed overnight as part of our wedding anniversary celebrations, coupled with a meal in the restaurant (separate review) although the Lion building dates back many years, and the corridors and stairway reflect this, the room are recently redecorated to a high standard, and have all the facilities offered by high end establishments. Staff excellent. Well recommended

Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank PKH624
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Additional Information about Lion Hotel

Address: Market Place, Brewood ST19 9BS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Staffordshire > Brewood
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Brewood
Price Range: ₹ 4,511 - ₹ 8,480 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lion Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Lion Hotel, built in the 18th century, was originally two establishments, namely The Giffard Arms and The Red Lion. They continued to have two different proprietors until 1850, when The Giffard Arms and The Red Lion was under a single proprietor and was presumably combined into one establishment. The name seems to have been shortened to The Lion by 1867.It was in The Red Lion that the Hon. John Byng was "put into a white-washed room, and got a miserable, neither hot - nor cold dinner" in 1792.The Giffard Arms was used as a magistrates court and the Magistrates and prisoners would enter by the now blocked off door on the far right of the building.In 1870 and for many years there were many different licensees for The Lion, including E. Bagnall and A. Bourne, and in 1937 the licensee was a Mrs Anne Ball. The combined premises subsequently had a spell as a "posh" Three Star Hotel (AA & RAC).A magnificent staircase was removed from the interior of The Giffard Arms in 1970.At present, The Lion Hotel is a Grade 11 listed building. ... more   less 
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