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Overview of The Lion Inn

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Terrace/Patio
Living Area
Hypo-allergenic bedding, down comforters, iron/ironing board
Hypo-allergenic bedding, down comforters, iron/ironing board

The Lion Inn

4 out of 5

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationWinchcombe Folk and Police Museum2 min walk
    Popular LocationSudeley Castle16 min walk
    Popular LocationHailes Abbey6 min drive
    AirportOxford (OXF)65 min drive

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Exclusive Room

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed

Classic Double Room

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Comfort Room

No guest room rating
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

About this area

Cheltenham

The Lion Inn is located in Cheltenham. Notable landmarks in the area include Sudeley Castle and Cheltenham Town Hall. Cotswold Farm Park and Croft Farm Water Park are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Winchcombe Folk and Police Museum - 2 min walk
  • Sudeley Castle - 16 min walk
  • Hailes Abbey - 6 min drive
  • Stanway House and Foutain - 7 min drive
  • Cheltenham Racecourse - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • Toddington Railway Station - 6 min drive
  • Birmingham Airport (BHX) - 55 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Plaisterers Arms — 4 min walk
  • The Corner Cupboard — 9 min walk
  • Pheasant Inn — 4 min drive
  • The Gardeners Arms — 8 min drive
  • The Royal Oak — 9 min drive

About this property

The Lion Inn

4-star inn near Sudeley Castle
A restaurant, a bar/lounge, and concierge services are available at this inn. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, free newspapers, a garden, and a picnic area are onsite. All 8 rooms offer free WiFi, coffee makers, and down comforters. Other amenities available to guests include free bottled water, phones, and free toiletries.
The Lion Inn offers 8 accommodations with complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature down comforters. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Hypo-allergenic bedding and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Cribs/infant beds (complimentary) are also available. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 8:00 AM–10:00 AM: GBP 15 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Family friendly

  • Free cribs/infant beds

Conveniences

  • Ballroom
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Down comforter
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 10:30 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property for check-in information

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of GBP 15 per pet, per stay
Dogs only
Food and water bowls are available
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 30.0 per day
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: GBP 15 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: GBP 15 per pet, per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 30.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Old White Lion Cheltenham
Old White Lion Inn Cheltenham
Lion Inn Cheltenham
Lion Cheltenham
The Lion Inn Inn
The Lion Inn Cheltenham
The Lion Inn Inn Cheltenham

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Lion Inn and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Lion Inn offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Lion Inn cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at The Lion Inn?
As of Apr 15, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Lion Inn on Apr 20, 2021 start from CA $156, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is The Lion Inn pet-friendly?
Yes, dogs are allowed at this property. There's a fee of GBP 15 per pet, per stay.
What time is check-in at The Lion Inn?
Check-in is from 3 PM - 10:30 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at The Lion Inn?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is The Lion Inn located?
Situated in Cheltenham, this inn is within 1 mi (2 km) of Winchcombe Folk and Police Museum and Sudeley Castle. Hailes Abbey is 2.1 mi (3.3 km) away.

Overall score and ratings

4.2

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 15 out of 29 reviews
5 - Excellent 52%
Rating 4 - Good. 7 out of 29 reviews
4 - Good 24%
Rating 3 - Okay. 6 out of 29 reviews
3 - Okay 21%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 29 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 29 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.1/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

4.1/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
V nice touches like coffee machine and bottled water, power shower and high quality toileteries and towels. Food in restaurant v good. No on-site parking but council car park behind pub v cheap. Highly recommended
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

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