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The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality

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Wyle Cop Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury SY1 1UY England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
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3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My sister booked the four of us in for Afternoon Tea. We turned up promptly to be shown in to an empty room full of various sofas and armchairs which looked slightly out of place for quite a nostalgic and prominent hotel. We were then...More

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Response from gmthelion, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass HospitalityResponded today

Dear Guest, I am extremely concerned to read your comments on Tripadvisor with regards to your experience of afternoon tea at the hotel. It is always our highest priority to us to ensure that our guests and customers leave the hotel happy and satisfied at...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

On a recent visit we were warmly welcomed to this very old hotel. The food was good when we ate at breakfast. We did not eat in the hotel for dinner. The only disadvantage was that as the hotel has been extended over the years...More

Thank Tony H
Response from gmthelion, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass HospitalityResponded today

Dear Tony, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel The Lion Shrewsbury. We really appreciate your positive feedback as it boosts our motivation to excel in meeting our guest’s expectations. Your feedback is shared with entire tea, I look forward to welcome...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

The staff were friendly, helpful and willing to please, especially the reception staff, who gave us an upgrade due to sleeping the first night in the most uncomfortable, hard bed we have ever had the displeasure of sleeping in. The new 'superior' room, although with...More

Thank Jean W
Response from gmthelion, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass HospitalityResponded 3 days ago

Dear Jean, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury. We very much appreciate constructive criticism as it enables us to ensure we are meeting our guest’s expectations. I appreciate your comments on restaurant decor and breakfast portion size...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The write ups sounded great and the outward appearance looks impressive. Once inside however, the truth became apparent. The hotel in general is desperately in need of updating - carpets are worn and threadbare, paintwork scratched and marked. Our bedroom continued with this theme -...More

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Response from gmthelion, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass HospitalityResponded 6 days ago

Dear Tina, Thank you for taking the time to post your valuable feedback for our hotel. We try our utmost to deliver on our service promise. I was concerned to read that the write up did not justified your stay. I also appreciate constructive criticism...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at the lion on a busy Saturday. Great central location. The staff were friendly, welcoming and attentive. Our room was clean and the bed was super comfy. breakfast the next morning was tasty with lots of choice. We would definitely stay...More

Thank Amy M
Response from gmthelion, General Manager at The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass HospitalityResponded 1 week ago

Dear Amy, Thank you for taking time out to share your feedback on TripAdvisor. We endeavour each day to exceed the expectations of our guests and create a sense of personalised and memorable stay. Once again, thank you for your visit and feedback and we...More

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Description
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 More 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. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
59
Price range
US$75 - US$202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Lion Hotel Shrewsbury
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The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury By Compass Hospitality Shropshire
Location
United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Shrewsbury
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
59
Price range
US$75 - US$202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Lion Hotel Shrewsbury
,
The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury By Compass Hospitality Shropshire
Location
United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Shrewsbury
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Room Tips
"Ask for a back room, the ones at the front of the hotel get all the traffic noise on one of the roads out..."
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"Don't go - stay elsewhere!"
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1 week ago
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"Ask for a quiet room away from Wyle Cop when you book."
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"The rooms overlooking the Wyle Cop can be noisy at night so keep windows shut."
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