Set in Combe Martin, in a historic building, 2.3 km from Combe Martin Beach, Lion House Bed & Breakfast with Restaurant is a guest house with a bar and shared lounge. This 4-star guest house offers a 24-hour front desk and full-day security. There is a sun terrace and guests can make use of free WiFi and free private parking. The units come with a flat-screen TV with streaming services, a kettle, a walk-in shower, bathrobes and a desk. Guests can have wine or champagne and chocolates or cookies delivered to their room. All units feature a private bathroom, a hair dryer and bed linen. Guests can dine in the on-site modern restaurant, which serves British cuisine and also offers vegetarian, vegan and dairy-free options. Wild Pear Beach is 2.6 km from the guest house, while Lundy Island is 36 km away. The nearest airport is Exeter International Airport, 93 km from Lion House Bed & Breakfast with Restaurant.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Free private parking available on-site


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Room type
Number of guests
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
2 single beds
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Combe Martin
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Guests who stayed here loved

  • Jacqui
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Fantastic breakfast. Lots of added touches in bedroom - dressing gowns, coffee machine and flask.
  • Lorna
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Lovely B&B. Great location. Fab breakfast. Host Andrew was so friendly and helpful.
  • Vicky
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Lion house, lovely bnb well presented and fully equipped with surprising little extras in the room. Comfortable bed and the owner was very friendly and welcoming.

Managed by Andrew Bates

Company review score: 9.9Based on 617 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Property information

A former Public House/Inn built in 1890, Lion House offers Bed and Breakfast accommodation with four light and spacious rooms providing our guests with the highest levels of quality and comfort. Free, super-fast Wi-Fi is available throughout the entire building and outside areas. Ample free parking avaiable and storage for bicycles available upon request. Come to Combe Martin and you’ll have all the ingredients for a perfect North Devon holiday, dramatic coastal scenery and lots to do nearby. Secluded sandy beaches, dramatic coastal scenery and nearby Dinosaur Park For fans of the great outdoors, hike along to Little Hangman (the tallest sea cliff in mainland Britain), or follow the 230 hidden steps down to Golden Cove for some spectacular views. Situated on the South West Coast Path, Combe Martin is also home to several dog-friendly pubs and local stores; great for provisions along your journey. If you fancy getting out on the water, book a chartered fishing or wildlife trip (leaving from Ilfracombe harbour), or alternatively hire a kayak and take to the calm waters in the bay.

Languages spoken


Property surroundings

1 restaurant on site

  • Lion Lounge
    • Cuisine
      British • Indian • Seafood • Steakhouse • Local • European
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Dinner • Cocktail hour
    • Ambiance
      Modern • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Facilities of Lion House Bed & Breakfast with Restaurant
Great facilities! Review score, 9.8

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Additional toilet
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Children's high chair
  • Dining table
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Horse riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Diving
    Additional charge
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Fishing
    Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Fast free WiFi 74 Mbps. Suitable for streaming 4K content and making video calls on multiple devices. Speed test carried out by the host.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
    Additional charge
  • Adult only
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Soundproofing
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Portuguese

House rules
Lion House Bed & Breakfast with Restaurant takes special requests - add in the next step!

From 14:00 to 21:00
You'll need to let the property know in advance what time you'll arrive.
From 07:00 to 11:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required option.
Children and beds

Child policies

Children older than 15 years are welcome.

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Cot and extra bed policies

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

Age restriction
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Pets are not allowed.
Accepted payment methods
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Smoking is not allowed.
Quiet hours
Guests must be quiet between 23:00 and 07:00.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Please inform Lion House Bed & Breakfast with Restaurant in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Quiet hours are between 23:00:00 and 07:00:00.

FAQs about Lion House Bed & Breakfast with Restaurant

  • Lion House Bed & Breakfast with Restaurant has 1 restaurant:

    • Lion Lounge

  • The prices at Lion House Bed & Breakfast with Restaurant may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Check-in at Lion House Bed & Breakfast with Restaurant is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Lion House Bed & Breakfast with Restaurant is 1.1 miles from the centre of Combe Martin. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Lion House Bed & Breakfast with Restaurant offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Horse riding

  • Room options at Lion House Bed & Breakfast with Restaurant include:

    • Double
    • Twin