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Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, pillow top beds
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, pillow top beds
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, pillow top beds

The Lion

4 out of 5

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationBlaenavon Ironworks9 min walk
    Popular LocationBig Pit National Coal Museum4 min drive
    Popular LocationAbergavenny Museum and Castle18 min drive
    AirportCardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.)69 min drive

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  • Deluxe Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Executive Twin Room, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Large Single Bed
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  • Classic Double Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Executive Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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About this area

Pontypool

The Lion is located in Pontypool. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Brecon Beacons National Park and Clytha Park, while Blaenavon Ironworks and Big Pit National Coal Museum are cultural highlights.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Blaenavon Ironworks - 9 min walk
  • Big Pit National Coal Museum - 4 min drive
  • St Mary's Priory Church - 17 min drive
  • Borough Theatre - 18 min drive
  • Abergavenny Museum and Castle - 18 min drive

Getting around

  • Cwmbrân Station - 16 min drive
  • AirportCardiff International Airport (CWL) - 69 min drive

Restaurants

  • Butterflies - 3 min walk
  • Bridgend Inn B&B - 7 min drive
  • The Village Fish Bar - 13 min drive
  • The Hardwick - 16 min drive
  • Spice Lounge - 17 min drive
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About this property

The Lion

4-star hotel with full-service spa and free breakfast
A full-service spa, a restaurant and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free cooked-to-order breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a fireplace at reception. All 12 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and pillowtop beds. Guests will appreciate conveniences such as electric kettles and free tea bags/instant coffee, while flat-screen TVs with digital channels and DVD players provide a bit of entertainment.
The Lion offers 12 forms of accommodation with DVD players and complimentary bottles of water. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels.

Bathrooms include bathrobes, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. This Pontypool hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, The Lion. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room.

The spa is open 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 or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • On-site parking is wheelchair accessible

Food and drink

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast available daily 8:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Full-service spa

Family friendly

  • DVD player
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • Terrace

Spa

  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

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  • Fireplace in reception
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Linens
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Climate control (heating)
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Entertainment

  • Digital channels
  • DVD player
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee

More

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Soundproofing

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 10:00 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
The host will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Host will greet you

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: GBP 50.0 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

Reservations are required for spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Lion Hotel Blaenavon
Lion Hotel Pontypool
Lion Pontypool
Hotel The Lion Pontypool
Pontypool The Lion Hotel
The Lion Pontypool
Lion Hotel
Lion
Hotel The Lion
The Lion Hotel
The Lion Pontypool
The Lion Hotel Pontypool

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Lion and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Lion offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Lion cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at The Lion?
As of 2 Mar 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Lion on 1 Apr 2021 start from £105, including 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 pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at The Lion?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at The Lion?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM - 10:00 AM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at The Lion?
Checkout is at noon.
Where is The Lion located?
Situated in Pontypool, this spa hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Blaenavon Ironworks and Big Pit National Coal Museum. Brecon Beacons National Park and Pontypool Park are also within 9 miles (15 km).
3.9
Good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 4 out of 12 reviews
5 - Excellent 33%
Rating 4 - Good. 5 out of 12 reviews
4 - Good 42%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 12 reviews
3 - Okay 17%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 12 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 12 reviews
1 - Terrible 8%

4.1/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

5.0/5

Amenities

3.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 5 nights in Nov 2020

3/5 Okay

Was ok.
Comfortable enough hotel. Food was decent and facilities reasonable. Could do with some attention to customer service. Room was not cleaned when originally requested. Staff were pleasant and efficent enough without being overly welcoming.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service
Room was a little tired. However was ok for a one night stay. Friendly staff and food was good. Breakfast was limited but freshly cooked.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Lovely place to stay
I had a warm greeting and easy check in with additional local advice. Really lovely refurbished room. Great breakfast choices too.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

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