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The Lion Hotel

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Nestled in the centre of Dulverton this lovely old hotel is quintessentially English, and a traditional Exmoor hostelry. You feel the welcome as you pass under the portico and into the front door. A blazing log fire and good mood lighting gives a pleasant autumnal feel. A good selection of real ales and national brands of beer will suit all...

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South Wales United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Just returned from a four night stay at The Lion Hotel. Thank you to Angela and Ian for making me feel so at 'home'. It was my first time travelling alone with my dog and we had a lovely time. The breakfasts and evening meals were excellent and the staff were very helpful. Couple this with the beautiful Somerset countryside...

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West Molesey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We thought that as we could find no mention that dogs were not allowed but decided to ask anyway. So pleased we did as not only was our cockapoo made so welcome but the food was great, huge portions and nothing was too much trouble! Will definitely be back!!!!!!!!

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Thank William_Mc81
Churchdown, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a spot of dinner Hosts Angela & Ian always cheery and welcoming Good Falafel burger (looked and tasted homemade) which was stacked in a bun with chips Very tasty and finished off with a lovely liqueur coffee Definitely be back on next trip

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Thank Chris M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We enjoyed our two day visit to the Lion. Angela and Ian and the rest of the staff go out their way to make you feel at home. Diner and breakfast were both high quality and served with care and attention in comfortable surroundings in a delightful Somerset town.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

The owners of the hotel and their staff were most welcoming and friendly throughout our stay. The hotel itself needs a bit of tlc especially the bedrooms. The room we had was spacious but the decor needed updating and the hot water took an age to come through. We had a meal one night and the food and service were...

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Thank wales65
Southampton
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Stayed at the Lion Hotel as our first stop on a tour of the West, The owners were very friendly and welcoming. The rooms are basic decor with an en-suite, all clean and totally adequate for an overnight stay. A Full english breakfast the following morning was spot on with ample tea/coffee. Ive stayed at hotels for twice the price...

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2016

All the rest of the pubs in Dulverton were fully booked so we went here for a meal. The welcome was friendly and all of the staff were very helpful. There were only a few other diners in the restaurant so there was very little atmosphere to the place. The food was OK but not special. The decor was drab...

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Thank Mary D
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Excellent dinner with good choice and well prepared. My steak was superb and very nice wine. Service very friendly. Breakfast was fine and although not huge choice of cereal fresh fruit was available. Cooked breakfast nice and cold ham superb. Again service really friendly. Very good value and down to earth with lovely fire in bar where one eats. Recommend...

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Shaldon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Reasonably priced hotel. Good for families, dogs and walkers. Hosts and most of the staff very affable and certainly make an effort. Angela (mine host) was a star and wasn't phased when eight of us booked in and our reservation hadn't been carried forward from late last year. Nothing was too much trouble. The breakfasts were excellent and I gather...

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
The Lion Hotel
The Lion Hotel
Cuisines: Bar, Pub, British
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Lion Hotel

Address: 2 Bank Square, Dulverton, Exmoor National Park TA22 9BU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Exmoor National Park > Dulverton
Number of rooms: 14
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“Ask to see room before staying”
rambomaureen, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms quite large but a bit dated.”
shish57, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Very quite at night.”
paulinez2014, 23 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a front room if poss”
rob12333, 3 May 2015 | Read review
“choose any room we had rooms 8&9 but have stayed in others”
michaelsU4015RE, 17 Nov 2014 | Read review
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