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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2012 via mobile

I revisited this odd place thinking my last bad experience was a one off . NO it was just as bad again with the fowl mouthed woman that works there and the same smelly old drunk rude farmers were still there gossiping about everyone and now I realise this place in the hands it's in will never move forward so... More 

5 Thank beac0ness
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 9 September 2012

We were attending a wedding in Builth wells Saturday 8th September and booked a room at The Lion Hotel. Our room was great, it had a lounge with a settee, chair, coffee table and television (there is only one room which has a lounge) we didn't know we were having this room so we were very pleased. I don't know... More 

Thank valeigh
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231 reviews
82 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2012

Ate here with friends whilst on a cycling holiday in wales. The pub we'd been recommended to eat wasn't doing food the night we were there so this was one of the other places they recommended. The food was excellent and the specials were extremely good value but the room we ate in was very dated and had no windows;... More 

Thank rmc12York
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 12 July 2012

Excellent, friendly hotel. Rooms are clean, spacious and affordable. Everyone will enjoy a stay at this hotel. thumbs up!

Thank HarGer10
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41 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2012

Avoid like foot and mouth the place is horrable and riddled with drunk gossiping farmers ( wyn the butcher) he put me off to start off with and then i come across a old ladie having a good swear session with another farmer . The hotel looks ok but if you look closer you can see the the cracks throughout... More 

4 Thank beac0ness

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50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2012

Family run hotel. Rooms are large and recently updated....but a few things look like they were done in a hurry...not a great finish. The hotel itself has a bar and restaurant. The food is good value and very tasty. The breakfast was cooked to order and plentiful. Would stay again if stopping in Builth Wales on way down to Cardiff.

2 Thank nmj
Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2012

A very warm and friendly hotel, the bedroom was spacious, clean and comfortable. The communal areas are in need of a refurbishment as they are rather tired. Seems a family run place that is in need of a bit of expertise, the hotel inspector could do wonders here! Food was not special, very small, very plain menu which was distinctly... More 

1 Thank valleysviz
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2011

We stayed two nights at the Lion Hotel on 30 and 31 December 2011 and urge you to ignore the previous bad reviews of the place. It is now under new management and we found it a good place to stay. The staff were friendly, the room was large and newly refurbished and the breakfast was substantial. The rates were... More 

1 Thank kirsty m
South Wales
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2011

My new husband and I stayed for two nights at the Lion hotel the day after our wedding and it was perfect for a nice, quiet mini-break which was just what we needed after the hectic-ness of the previous month! My husband had booked it as a surprise for me through late rooms and the suite that we had was... More 

2 Thank Shoegal17
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 December 2011

what can i say?? the whole experience was exellent! A***** THANK YOU VERY MUCH be back soon

1 Thank Joe S

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Address: 2 Broad Street, Builth Wells LD2 3DT, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Powys > Builth Wells
Number of rooms: 18

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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?