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The Lion & Swan Hotel

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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
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“old building”(7 reviews)
“honeymoon suite”(3 reviews)
“water bed”(3 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Bar/Lounge
3.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewsold buildinghoneymoon suitewater bedcoffee machinenice place to stayfunction roomfour poster bedlarge roomcar parkwould stay againbooked this hotelstayed here for two nightswedding receptionsteakfull english breakfasta lovely stayfriends and family
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Well what can I say it was absolutely beautiful food. The atmosphere was great the service was great we eat out every Xmas day and this was by far the nicest Xmas dinner we've ever had. Congratulations to all the staff for putting on a...More

Thank Wattywatso
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Very impressed with the 3 course christmas meal. The turkey was beautiful and all veg cooked well. The courses were all presented well , really enjoyed it. Function room was good with disco, waiters polite. Only downside the ladies toilets need a bit of a...More

Thank Morris133
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Very impressive black and white building in a great location in the centre of Congleton. Stayed in room 18 which was very large with, strangely, a huge waterbed which was surprisingly comfortable. Service was ok and most of the staff very pleasant. Bar and restaurant...More

Thank mike_moores
Response from PeterJepson123, Guest Relations Manager at The Lion & Swan HotelResponded 21 November 2017

Hi Mike_moores Thank you for reviewing our hotel. Unfortunately we aren't a 24 hour reception. When you return at 11pm last orders had already been called and the staff had already closed down. We are glad you enjoyed the waterbed in room 18.

Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I attended the lion and swan for a private party, which was held in a separate function room at the back of the quaint pub. Surprisingly spacious, the room itself held a separate bar which served the guests for the duration. There was also a...More

Thank Sarah N
Response from PeterJepson123, Guest Relations Manager at The Lion & Swan HotelResponded 21 November 2017

Hi Sarah N Thank you for reviewing our hotel. We have a stunning listed building, The steps and stairs are something that we can not change. Our chefs pride themselves on creating a good buffet.

Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Stayed for the weekend for a wedding. Was a nice clean room we needed to stay for 2 days. The room was cleaned each day, the shower was amazing and was tidy. We had a small issue with the drains starting to smell in room...More

Thank Chris C
Response from PeterJepson123, Guest Relations Manager at The Lion & Swan HotelResponded 21 November 2017

Hi Chris c, Thank you for reviewing our hotel. We are glad you enjoyed the wedding, And unfortunately the electricity is something we cant control. We look forward to seeing you soon.

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
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Breakfast included
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US$123 - US$217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$123 - US$217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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"Any walking difficulties would seem to preclude comfortable access - convoluted and uneven levels, very firm..."
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"All rooms seemed nice"
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"Pay the little extra for a suit which was a big space"
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"Check where wifi works."
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