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Worthing, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Got my room last minute at a reasonable £65, but wouldn't pay any more than that for the prices the website charges. Reasonable enough size room, comfy enough bed, and in a brilliant location with links to everywhere you need to get to in London. Staff were friendly and the room was clean and comfortable. Was made to feel very...

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Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We traveled to London for our first time and chose to fly .We arrived at the Black Lion at 12-20 and was 40 minutes before check in .The pub was closed and a sign said visitors ring the bell .Rang the bell and the door was opened by a woman , I asked if I could check in to be...

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bm202, Manager at The Black Lion, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate your time and feedback. We apologise that you didn't enjoy your stay with us. We take all feedback very seriously and try to provide the best solution for the problems. If you like to visit us again in the future we will try our best to provide you with the best service. Regards Hotel Management

Milano
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was spacious, quiet and clean, tough our bathroom was really small. The pub downstairs is stunning and serve delicious hamburgers, but the breakfast was not one of the best..I'd recommend to add some hangers in the room, as we were four people and it was not easy to access the wardrobe.

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bm202, Manager at The Black Lion, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your feedback. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and liked our hotel. Please do visit us in the future. Kind Regards, Management

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this pub. Really beautiful decor, buzzing atmosphere and yummy cocktails. Also absolutely love their tapas style bar menu. Have eaten in the restaurant a few times as well and was very impressed with the food. Not cheap, but definitely not really expensive either.

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bm202, Manager at The Black Lion, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your feedback. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and liked our hotel. Please do visit us in the future. Kind Regards, Management

Province of Alicante, Spain
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Sorry I said a naughty word on my first review of this place, but I would never stay here again if it was given to me. The staff weren't very friendly the room was cold and you had to go past all the smokers to get in the back door ,to add to that you had to pass guys having...

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bm202, Manager at The Black Lion, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate your time and feedback. We apologise that you didn't enjoy your stay with us. We take all feedback very seriously and try to provide the best solution for the problems. If you like to visit us again in the future we will try our best to provide you the best service. Regards,

cornwall
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This guest house is above a rather wonderful Regency/Victorian pub, the accomodation is somewhat basic but comfortable. This review comes with the caveat that it is not accessible to people with mobility issues (and neither is the local underground station, we discovered) as there are two sets of stairs and a further steeper set to the top floor. I cannot...

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bm202, Manager at The Black Lion, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your feedback. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and liked our hotel. Please do visit us in the future. Kind Regards, Management

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Well a great weekend away with friends accommodation was good for what we wanted 30 of us stayed we were 4 to a room room tidy and clean bathroom and shower en suite very good .breakfast continental and basic staff very friendly and helpful pub great and food good

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Dear Guest, Thanks for your review and we are happy that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. Regards, Hotel Management

Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

The Blacklion was great! Will definitely go back next time I'm in London. Room is a good size with everything you need. Staff were fantastic - Mary in particular was sooooo helpful and friendly. Having the bar downstairs was great with the discount on food/drinks for staying at the Blacklion. Couldn't have been happier with our stay!

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bm202, Owner at The Black Lion, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your nice review and we are happy that you enjoyed your stay and services. Please visit us again in future. Regards, Hotel Manager

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Im stunned and speechless, I had a late flight so I left my luggage at reception until the evening, went for a pint and some idiot spilled it over me, so I came back to the hotel and even though I didnt have a room, I was offered one for free, to take a shower and change. It was prompt,...

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Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your review. We appreciate you taking the time to write it. We hope to have you again as our guest in the future. Blacklion

Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Me and a friend stayed here on 26/27 Nov. I read up on some of the reviews and was a bit worried,I had no need to be. We were greeted politely and had no trouble checking in.We went up to our room and while it is outdated for the £30pn price which included breakfast then i thought we got a...

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Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your review. We appreciate you taking the time to write it. We hope to have you again as our guest in the future. Blacklion

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Black Lion Guesthouse is a beautiful period building based in Kilburn, North West London. We combine a bar and restaurant downstairs with stunning features and Grade II listed interior with 14 guesthouse rooms above. We are proud to offer affordable quality accommodation. The bar is friendly and popular and directly opposite London’s famous Tricycle Theatre. The bar also serves a range of premium dishes.Perfectly placed for your visit to London, we are very close to both Kilburn Tube Station and Brondesbury Stations. We are also well served by local buses that run from our door step to Marble Arch, Paddington & Victoria. The night bus from Central London also passes our guesthouse door, making travelling around London when staying with us very easy and your stay more enjoyable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Black Lion

Address: 274 Kilburn High Road | Kilburn, London NW6 2BY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $121 - $261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Black Lion 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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  • Right hand chair was broken and a table from where , notice the heater we were given .
  • Large shower unit , OK for a smurf or child .
  • Again supposed to have been refurbished , our rooms window
  • Notice the large gap under the room entry door
  • Supposed to have been refurbished , hmmm
  • Look how clean this is NOT .
  • Taps that move from side to side .
  • Very small
mm3pts, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Quieter at the back overlooking a park”
oldandbold, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room facing the Park is good away from the traffic noise.”
haddletonmrrogerh, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“First floor facing the park.room 10”
MikeE334, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Needs decorating ”
kirstym419, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
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