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The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality

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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.
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We purchased a deal with Compass, to stay overnight with dinner and breakfast. We were checked in at reception and had a room on the first floor. It is a quaint hotel but rooms are warm and fit for purpose. It is an aged hotel but very nice. Well used by business users over the
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Lovely room, lovely location, good breakfast with many options. Easy parking. Just across the road Only wish they had a larger TV in the room. Nothing worse when you have a room with a Tiny TV. If you fancy a beer, head to the nags head and meet the Cat!
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The disco was fantastic. The food was disgusting. The scallops starter was inedible, watery in the extreme whilst the pea puree had no taste. The soup was lacking substance and taste. The bread rolls were OK! The beef Wellington was a minute slice that we couldn't cut so didn't
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Checked in and booked dinner for evening, on looking for dinner found dining-room closed! Some people were sitting in the Oak Bar and a woman, perhaps barmaid suggested we join them. A table was hastily partially set and a menu produced. We ordered, carefully, and had a starter
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The hotel is very old but interesting. We had the Dickens Suite, named for Charles Dickens having stayed there amongst other famous people e.g.. Disraeli, William 1V. Very comfortable. Staff efficient, friendly, prepared to go the extra mile to please. Excellent breakfast,
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The Dickens Suite
A lovely view from our bedroom and the delightful bathroom!!
Can you have breakfast in your room and if so is there a charge?
Sorry we didn't have cause to request that so cannot help
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I have booked a suite, and I have early check in/late check out. Does anyone know what times these are though?
Contact the hotel for update times etc
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Are dogs welcome?
Yes dogs very welcome!
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is there good parking
Hello Henry Yes there is parking at the rear and also an overflow car park. Let reception know that you've parked and they will advise you of the cost so ignore the Pay meters in the car park. We only stayed overnight and the cost was £5 for the duration of the stay. Hope this helps.
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how many suites is there
We have two suites, The Dickens Suite and Danesis Suite
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"we did not stay in a room"
"Rooms on front noisy"
"Be aware that the building is old with squeaky stairs and floorboards but it has a lot of character and charm."
"Pay a little extra for better quality."
US$80 - US$181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
lion hotel shrewsbury
United KingdomEnglandShrewsbury
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