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The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

The hotel itself is beautiful, really old and charming interior however if you're looking for a relaxing stay I'd suggest choosing another hotel. As we were out and about in the days our experience was only limited to the evenings and mornings. The hot water was at best tepid. The shower was a dribble of cold water. The bar staff...

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Welwyn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel which has been in place for 100s of years has a good position in the town and a good atmosphere. The food was generally very good. At times the hotel was under-staffed so service varied but was OK overall. My main complaint was our room 119. We had a booked a Twin but the hotel was unable to...

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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. Its good to see your overall stay was in line with your expectations. I will look into the points you raise about your bedroom, the room does have a wooden floor feature and a rug by the bed. We did inform your group of the changes to your...

Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a one night stay early in the week, general impression was of a Quaint Old Fashioned Country House Hotel set in the Town! Our Room was Fine and Bathroom was excellent, Staff were friendly and the Hotel was well run. It does need some attention but was generally OK. Three Main suggestions for improvement. Breakfasts - certainly not worth...

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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. Your kind comments on how the hotel is run and customer service are very much appreciated and will be shared with the team. I'm sorry your breakfast experience did not meet your expecations and your comments will be discussed with my Head Chef....

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Recently visited here for a Birthday Afternoon Tea Treat with my friends. Such a disappointment - no welcome, no atmosphere, no pre laid table welcoming us. Felt like we were in the way. Food disappointing, cakes pre bought, sandwiches stale, scones burnt. The waiter was completely clueless. We felt so let down as we had been looking forward to it...

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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 visit for afternoon tea. It is so disappointing to read comments such as yours and very unusual, we have a very good reputation for Afternoon Tea and it also great value for money so please be assured the issues you encountered will be discussed with...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I attended an event at the lion yesterday. When I got there I couldn't park and I found out the lift was broken. Both of these were going to be a challenge as I have limited mobility. The staff though were brilliant. I was able to park out front and a wonderful young lad helped me by carrying my boxes...

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

Dear Guest Thank you for posting a review further to your attendance at a recent function at the Lion. Sorry, yes we unfortunately had issues with the Lift last weekend which has now been repaired. Delighted we managed to assist you with being able to park and carrying boxes to your car. I do hope to welcome you back to...

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed last weekend with a group of 5 other gents on a social weekend. I chose this hotel as I used to stay here on business regularly between 2006-2008. I am sad to say that in that time not a lot has changed, years ago you forgave some of the bad points as this place has charm in abundance....

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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 visit to the Lion. Be assured all guest comments good or bad are always taken very seriously and will be discussed with the team and Head Office with whom I communicate with daily. I'm sorry you found certain aspects of your stay disappointing, we...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Last Christmas I visited my hometown of Shrewsbury for a month visiting family and friends and booked into the Lion hotel for a couple of nights with my boyfriend for some time to ourselves. I have known of the Lion Hotel for years and years, as I have lived in Shrewsbury for 20 years myself, however have never stayed there...

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Neath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

we stayed here for 2 nights we had a good deal with groupon the rooms were clean and tidy and the bed was comfortable the resturant was presentable and the breakfast was good we enjoyed our short stay but a week later after arriving home i recieved a parking fine from a company employed by them for 100 pounds for...

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

Dear Guest Thank you taking the time to write a review, your kind comments relating to your experience are very much appreciated and will be passed on to the team. I'm sorry to see after arriving home you received a fine from parking eye, not sure how this happened but glad to see the team dealt with this issue quickly...

Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes the hotel is elegant, aged and full of character, and there is no denying a colourful and substantial past. Staff are helpful and it has a magnificient position. BUT, weary travellers throughout the centuries are ultimately looking for a hot bath/shower and a good nights sleep. The shower needs clear instructions as it is difficult to switch from bath...

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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 hotel elegant, full of character, in a perfect location and the service you received met your expecations. My apologies for the issues you encountered with the shower and bed,I have instructed my housekeeping and...

Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Five stars for ignoring guests! I arrived at 8:30 after a long drive, booked in with no problem. Receptionist was a really nice and polite person. Starving due to a long and arduous day, I went to the bar and entered a different world, not one I'm used to, bars usually have bar staff, this kept me amused all evening...

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

Dear Guest Firstly, thank you for taking the time to write a review further to your recent experience at the Lion Hotel. Please be assured all guests comments good or bad are always taken very seriously and the issues you encountered with service at the bar will be given due attention and your comments will be discussed with the member...

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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: €65 - €174 (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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“Ask whether it has been renovated recently”
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