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Free Wifi
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3 Star Hotel
This 18th-century building has a central location in charming St Ives, a 30-minute drive from Cambridge. There is free Wi-Fi in public areas of the building, and a lively bar serving a large choice of wines, beers and local ales. Rooms at The Golden Lion Hotel have simple decor and...
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Market Hill, St Ives PE27 5AL, England
22.2 km to Cambridge Airport
47 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Mixed feelings. Large room, great location, close to Camrbidge, friendly staff. The down side is no onsite parking, uncomfortable bed. Our expeience of being stuck in our room due to the lock not working was not good. Called down to front desk but no one...More

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Response from Golden L, Front Office Manager at Golden LionResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review of The Golden Lion Hotel! We apologise for the issue with the lock on your door and that this was not rectified sooner. If you would like to speak to us further about the issues you experienced, please do not...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great hotel, the breakfasts are superb friendly servers. The extra touches in the rooms of free water and biscuits is nice. One stay there was even chocolate. Our hotel of choice when staying in St Ives to visit family.

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Response from Golden L, Front Office Manager at Golden LionResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review of The Golden Lion Hotel! We are delighted you had such a great stay with us and enjoyed the little extras in your room We hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a fantastic room (28) that was at the top of the hotel and when opened the window the Golden Lion was outside, loved the lion pictures on the wall,has had a refurbishment since last visit some 4 years ago , and all clean and...More

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Response from Golden L, Front Office Manager at Golden LionResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review of The Golden Lion Hotel! We are delighted you had such a fantastic stay with us and enjoyed the décor in the room. We hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stayed a few weeks back for a Saturday night, a little more expensive than usual, but it has had a major referb and looks amazing. Rooms are lovely, breakfast was as good as usual. Staff are always very welcoming. Will definitely be back again at...More

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Response from Golden L, Front Office Manager at Golden LionResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review of The Golden Lion Hotel! We are delighted you had such a lovely stay, and will pass on your compliments to the team. We hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards

Reviewed 6 days ago

I have only indicated poor sleep quality owing to the bedroom being over-styfling and hot with tiniest window way up in the rafters that could not be opened. Made for a very unpleasant night. Air-con should be available in all rooms

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Thank you for your review of The Golden Lion Hotel! We apologise for the heat in you room, but pleased you had a good stay otherwise. We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards

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There are 2 car parks in and around the hotel. There is public meter parking immediately outside the hotel, but a good proportion of these spaces are for blue badge holders. About 300 metres East of the hotel, near the... More
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"The hotel felt very spacious so I think all rooms were a good size. Ours was an entry level room and was..."
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"Check to see if you are staying overnight when it is market day next day re parking and noise."
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"Room 7 has a Jacuzzi bath in addition to a shower cubicle."
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