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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from a Secret Escapes dinner, bed & breakfast deal of which we have done several all around Suffolk and this hotel needs some serious TLC to keep up with its competitors. Although I cannot speak highly enough of the staff and service first impressions really count and we were greeted by shabby hotel signs and a... More 

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Thank harvey000
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely atmosphere at this hotel. Food was excellent. We had an evening meal and fantastic breakfast. The rooms were clean and roomy. Staff were exceptionally helpful and pleasant. Would recommend this hotel.

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Thank barbarapooley1
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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168 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrival went smoothly with a friendly welcome and the great news of an upgrade for us which went down very well! The deal we had booked was explained clearly which made for a relaxing time. The room was in actuality a suite following the upgrade and it was tastefully decorated and warm despite the weather outside. The restaurant was really... More 

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Thank Azardamus
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here with my Mother (88) for three nights and we were extremely well looked-after, from our arrival to our departure. From altering the room my aged parent was staying in as it was top floor, to supplying her with a duvet, nothing was too much trouble and all carried out with stellar customer service. Nikki has to be... More 

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Thank Robin B
Bromley Kent
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely welcome at the Black Lion Hotel with us able to access the room early. Room attractively decorated and named after a wine as were all the rooms. Each room is individual and furnished with good quality antiques. Our four poster bed was a good size but needs attention to the noise made by the frame when you get in... More 

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Craig1313, Public Relations Manager at Black Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and leave such lovely comments. The team will be thrilled you had such a pleasant stay. I will pass on to the team. Regards More 

Salisbury, United Kingdom
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268 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here as were in the area and I had had a nice lunch a couple of years ago. The dining room really does need a bit of a face lift and the table mats need replacing. There is shabby chic and there is shabby. The menu sounds very edgy and modern but it really doesn't deliver. The... More 

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Thank HoneyD337
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We have visited this hotel before for lunch and the food has been very good. The building is old and quaint and slightly shabby in places. On this occasion we stayed one night as we were attending a function at a nearby restaurant. Our expectations were quite low so we were not too disappointed but there were several things in... More 

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Thank Christine R
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Such attentive and friendly staff together with excellent food made our short break a real treat. The only down side was the hotel could do with a bit of a refresh. Still worth a visit though because of the incredible staff ( Roberto and Nikki), delicious food and excellent value.

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Thank Cracknells
Wickford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Nice welcome from the Manager (Varinder) who showed us to our room. Large room (Yquem) with 4 poster bed, nice bathroom, loved the shower. Outside sash window could do with replacing and the windows cleaned. Bed rattled one side whenever you moved or got out of bed which was a bit disconcerting. Our deal included breakfast and dinner and the... More 

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Thank Gina B
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We've stayed at the Black Lion a number of times before and were looking forward to a return visit. Yes, there was a lived-in shabbiness to our room (Chablis) but for us that was part of the charm. The room was spotlessly clean and the bathroom excellent. It was also one of the most comfortable beds I have slept in.... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about Black Lion Hotel

Address: The Green, Long Melford, Babergh District CO10 9DN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Babergh District > Long Melford
Price Range: $182 - $249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Black Lion Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Apparently the rooms facing East have a lovely view”
 of 5 bubbles ChristineR83, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“high up, over looking The Green is further away from road”
 of 5 bubbles ginab816, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles mick677, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“1st floor rooms noisy from rooms above. Rooms at front of hotel suffer bad traffic noise. Request room overlooking green or courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles gwenday, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Julienas or Barolo”
 of 5 bubbles 365holidaylover, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
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