We were using the hotel for one night to break up a holiday journey and it proved to be a great place to relax and set us up for our onward journey. We made full use of the pool and it gave us a great start to our holiday.
we were very pleased, the food, staff politeness, their ability and attention to our needs with excellent customer focus not usually found or expected in a standard hotel. And the breakfasts quality and choice were of very high standard,
I have always enjoyed The Lion since my first visit in 1957. It's probably better now than it was more than 50 years ago but the character and integrity remains. I had a 3rd floor room with a wonderful view of Wyle Cop and the Long Mynd on the horizon. If you need swimming pools,
Fitness centres, jacuzzis and health spas, this is not for you. Of course the staircase and floorboards creak, and the single lift is ancient and slow but it is 400 years old - well perhaps the lift is a bit younger at 299 years. Breakfasts were perfect with attentive and polite waiting staff and food quality very good. Bedroom, more than adequate and supremely comfortable four poster bed. Well equipped full size bath and shower and endless supply of teas and coffee.
I enjoyed it more than ever.
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