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Grade 1 Listed 16th Century Coaching Inn & Hotel in Shrewsbury

Welcome to The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury by Compass Hospitality we are located in the heart of the beautiful historic town of Shrewsbury in Shropshire. The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury combines stunning 16th Century architecture with every classical comfort. Famous for its warm and friendly hospitality and traditional character, the hotel is perfectly situated to enable guests to enjoy all that this unique area has to offer.

Our 59 bedrooms which include standard doubles, twins and singles as well as suites, each have their own unique character and include all the comfort and facilities you would expect. The Hayward Restaurant is open for lunch and dinner and offers a quintessentially British menu with a few subtle twists, using fresh local ingredients.

The Oak Bar offers a more informal dining option and is open all day for teas and coffees, homemade cakes, healthy light bites, delicious lunches and exceptional value dining. The hotel has a number of outstanding function rooms including the magnificent domed Adam Ballroom; creating a very special atmosphere for events including Weddings, Christmas Parties, Private Dining and Conferences. Free Wi-Fi is available in the bar, lounge areas and conferences rooms of the hotel.


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We are located in the heart of the beautiful historic town of Shrewsbury in Shropshire.The many historic streets and shops of central Shrewsbury can be reached within 5 minutes on foot. Pride Hill and Darwin shopping centres are both less than 10 minutes’ walk away, and Shrewsbury Rail Station is a 15-minute walk from The Lion.

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Special Event

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Enjoy our Lion Hotel Shrewsbury Events of year 2018 with a wide choices for your special dinning & wedding.

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Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin is Shrewsbury’s most famous son, born on 12th February 1809 and it is from The Lion Hotel that Darwin caught the coach south to meet HMS Beagle and begin his epic voyage of discovery. Darwin’s curiosity, natural inquisitiveness and desire to understand his world made him the ideal person to accompany Captain Fitzroy as his companion and naturalist on HMS Beagle.

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Rooms - Lion hotel

The incredible architecture of that 16th century coaching inn has been sympathetically maintain to create a uniquely traditional atmosphere, while each of the bedroom has it own unique character which include all the facilities and traditional luxuries you would expect.

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Unparalleled Convenience

  • The Hive - HMM Arts Ltd 5 minutes walk
  • Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery 6 minutes walk
  • St Mary's Church 6 minutes walk
  • St Nicholas Shrewsbury 8 minutes walk
  • Blind Tiger (Night Life) 9 minutes walk
  • Pride Hill and Darwin Shopping Centres 8-10 minutes walk
  • Sabrina Boat Trips 11 minutes walk or 3 minutes drive away
  • Theatre Severn 12 minutes walk or 6 minutes drive away
  • The Quarry Park 13 minutes walk or 5 minutes drive away
  • Shrewsbury Rail Station 15 minutes walk