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The Lion & Key Hotel
Ranked #11 of 580 London B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Stayed here as a couple for 2 nights while getting our son settled in for uni',
didn't check in until quite late evening and it was friendly and straightforward.
Nice atmosphere at reception and bar/restaurant area was pleasant and welcoming.
Very friendly staff throughout.
The double room was well equipped very clean and exactly as we had hoped for after a long day.
Handy to get to and from with a little pre-planning and would have no hesitation staying in the future. We stayed on room only basis.

  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Nice and clean hotel with friendly staff, the rooms are tidy and still fitted out to a good standard. The shower was good and the Internet system allowing connectivity between my mobile and the TV meant watching programs on full size for once. Fairly quiet neighbourhood but it is surrounded by roads on two sides but on street parking only meant having to move on before 8am. I would stay again.

Stayed: October 2017, travelled on business
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Stayed at this hotel before a big cycling event at the Olympic Park. The welcome was very friendly and extremely efficient. The customer service was exceptional. A really great room that was immaculately clean and very modern. My whole experience was excellent. I would highly recommend this hotel

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  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled solo
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We had a trip to the Olympic velodrome and stayed here at the lion and key,it really is a decent contemporary hotel with bar and restaurant which serves mainly Turkish style food with a good choice. The staff are excellent and very happy to serve and help. Very clean,decent sized room. Shower cubicle a bit small but good shower. It is the only place to stay in this area in my opinion as the surrounding area itself is a dump.

Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Stayed here on a business trip. Booked a double room just for myself. Was really lovely. Big comfy bed beautiful bathroom with huge shower. Interactive tv. Air con. Restaurant was really good and cheap. £9 for a fantastic chicken salad. Staff were helpful and polite. Really enjoyable stay. No parking at hotel but you can park on a side street a short walk away. Will definitely use again.

Stayed: September 2017, travelled on business
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Address: 475-477 High Road Leyton, London E10 5EL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > East End / East London
Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 580 B&Bs / Inns in London
Price Range: R762 - R1 814 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lion & Key Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 50
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Lion and Key Hotel offers accommodation in Leyton, 1.5 miles from the Olympic Village in Stratford. Rooms at the hotel feature a modern design with a private bathroom, flat-screen TVs, complimentary tea and coffee making facilities, a hairdryer and a minibar. The property offers guests 24-hour room service and luggage storage facilities for those that want to explore the capital as soon as they arrive. The Lion & Key Hotel is less than 1 hour from the Natural History Museum, Science Museum and the Royal Albert Hall. Guests can enjoy shopping at the Westfield Stratford City shopping mall, which is 2 miles from the hotel. Central London and its theatres and galleries can be reached in 50 minutes via public transport. The nearest airport is London City Airport, 5 miles from the property. The closest tube station is Leyton, served by the Central line and Leyton Midland Road rail station, which is over 10 minutes' walk away. ... more   less 
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