Golden Lion Hotel

The Green, Hunstanton, PE36 6BQ

Situated in the centre of this charming coastal town, The Golden Lion Hotel is the oldest property in Hunstanton and a magnificent historic building. The hotel boasts a prime location overlooking the beach, which guests can take advantage of and enjoy a morning paddle in the sea. The on-site pub, The Lion Inn, serves delicious food, and there is a large beer garden which boasts spectacular sea views – perfect for relaxing after a day out exploring the local sights. Outdoor enthusiasts can take advantage of the many coastal walks, and there are a number of fantastic heritage sights in the surrounding area.

3 nights from £199pp

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Most popular facilities

  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Free Wifi

Meals Included

Half Board

Breakfast and evening meals are included in the price of your stay.

Hotel Location

Famed for its unique striped cliffs and magnificent sunsets, Hunstanton is a wonderful seaside resort. The town retains its Victorian character and charm from an age gone by, and boasts all the traditional delights of a delightful coastal town, including amusements, golden beaches and pretty gardens. Boston Square provides a view across the Wash to Boston in Lincolnshire, and on a clear day, you can see the Boston Stump, and at the top of the cliffs, visitors will find the ruins of St Edmunds Chapel, which date back to 1272. Hunstanton is also the perfect base for days out, with the impressive Sandringham Royal Estate, Houghton Hall and Gardens, and Holkham Hall all within driving distance, whilst those the Norfolk Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is brimming with walking trails, wonderful wildlife and beautiful beaches.

Local Transport

  • Hunstanton Bus Station
    0.1 miles
  • King's Lynn Train Station
    16.4 miles
  • Norwich Airport
    43.0 miles

Location: The Green, Hunstanton, PE36 6BQ

Things to do and local attractions

  • SEA LIFE Hunstanton : 1.0 miles
  • Hunstanton Cliffs: 0.6 miles
  • Hunstanton Heritage Centre: 0.1 miles
  • Norfolk Lavendar: 2.6 miles
  • Sandringham Royal Estate: 8.9 miles
  • RSPB Snettisham: 7.1 miles
  • Holkham Hall: 16.0 miles
  • King's Lynn: 16.7 miles
  • Muckleburgh Military Collection: 29.7 miles
  • Thursford: 24.9 miles

Hotel Facilities

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  • Room Service Available
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Iron at Reception
  • Laundry Service
  • Dogs Allowed on Request
Food & Drink
  • Vegetarian Meals
  • Gluten Free Menu
  • Lactose or Dairy Free Menu
  • Vegan Menu
  • 3 Star
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • TV
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Non-Smoking Rooms Available
  • Telephone
  • Shower or Bath
  • Free Wifi
  • Fridge Available for Medical Requirements
  • Disabled Rooms Available
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Ground Floor Rooms on Request
Additional Information

Selected rooms at the hotel are dog-friendly. There is a maximum of 2 dogs per room at a charge of £12 per night per dog, and this should be added to your booking before travel. The majority of hotels do not allow dogs to join you in the restaurant, bar or public areas of the hotel, with the exception of assistance dogs. If you have an allergy to dogs, unfortunately we cannot guarantee that any rooms are completely dog-free.


3 Out of 5 ( 8 Reviews )




3 / 5

Value for Money

3 / 5

Irena Henderson, 0 years ago

Staff very friendly and helpful. Excellent location.

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John Woodcock, 0 years ago

Meals served very slow. Problem in the kitchen? Sorry for waitress' not their fault.

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CFG Cockerill, 0 years ago

Hotel staff were very friendly. Food was first class. My bed mattress was tired but the room was well equipped. I will stay there again.

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Christine Henny Harris, 0 years ago

The hotel was adequate the staff made it amazing, the service from shearing was less helpful, we requested a downstairs room with shower due to mobility issues and on arrival was given a first floor room with bath, the polar opposite to what was required. The staff were more than happy to help us, but the embarrassment of it all should not have had to be endured if shearing had booked it properly in the first place.

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June Roberts, 0 years ago

The Golden Lion Hotel at Hunstanton was absolutely very well situated right by the sea with a Green in front of it. Ideal for walks around town or the costal path. Very dog friendly. An old tired place, but clean and the staff are very friendly. It’s in need of a refurb but apart from that is a little gem by the sea.

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Our customer service reviews

Rated 4.3 / 5

Based on 5561 reviews

9 hours ago

Very friendly lady completely satisfied with my conversation made me feel very welcome too.

Elizabeth Mcloughlin

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13 hours ago

Excellent. Helpful salesman.

Robert Downes

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14 hours ago

Guy who took our booking was. very helpful and polite. Made it easy to book forgot his name.


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16 hours ago

One of my holidays was cancelled I spoke to Leone who was most helpful and sorted everything out for me

Kathleen Allen Kathleen Allen

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18 hours ago

We have recently returned from another Self Drive holiday to Llandudno, staying at the Marine Hotel. We had the most wonderful time - Hotel was again clean and comfortable and was beautifully warm (which was needed). All staff are wonderfully friendly and welcoming and we could not fault this holiday - we always enjoy our stay and cannot wait to return.


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