Set in the picturesque market town of St Ives, Cambridgeshire, The Golden Lion Hotel, St Ives, Cambridgeshire is a delightful 18th Century Coaching Inn steeped in charm and history. The hotel is a 30-minute drive from Cambridge. The property offers free WiFi in its public areas, a lively bar and restaurant.

The bright and airy bedrooms at The Golden Lion Hotel, St Ives, Cambridgeshire are complimented with a simple décor. Each room offers an en suite bathroom, tea and coffee facilities, a hairdryer and flat-screen TV with Freeview channels.

The hotel offers a full English breakfast each morning as well as varied menu of freshly prepared food for lunch and dinner. Local seasonal produce is used where possible. There is also a large selection of wines, spirits, draught beers and local real ales.

The Golden Lion Hotel, St Ives, Cambridgeshire is a 40-minute drive away from Newmarket and Ely, with its magnificent cathedral and town. The hotel is close to the A14 making is easily accessible.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

The Golden Lion Hotel, St Ives, Cambridgeshire has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 28 Mar 2012.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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4 reasons to choose The Golden Lion Hotel, St Ives, Cambridgeshire

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Cambridge Services A14
    4.6 miles
  • Girton Golf Club
    8.4 miles
  • Girton College
    9.3 miles
  • Institute for Manufacturing, IfM, University of Cambridge
    10.4 miles
  • Fitzwilliam College
    10.6 miles
  • Murray Edwards College
    10.8 miles
  • Cambridge Castle
    11.1 miles
  • Cambridge Science Park
    11.1 miles
  • Robinson College
    11.1 miles
  • Clare Hall
    11.2 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant The Cock
    0 miles
  • Restaurant The Taproom
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/bar
    1.5 miles
Top attractions
  • St John's College
    11.3 miles
  • University of Cambridge
    11.4 miles
  • King's College
    11.5 miles
  • Cambridge Corn Exchange
    11.6 miles
  • Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
    11.7 miles
  • Botanic Garden Cambridge
    12.3 miles
Natural beauty
  • River River Great Ouse
    0.2 miles
  • Lake St Ives Lakes
    0.3 miles
Closest airports
  • Cambridge Airport
    13 miles
  • London Stansted Airport
    33.2 miles
  • London Luton Airport
    33.3 miles
How to get to The Golden Lion Hotel, St Ives, Cambridgeshire from London Stansted Airport
    Taxi
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1 restaurant on site

    The Golden Lion Eatery & Coffee House

    Cuisine: British, International, European

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner, High tea

Facilities of The Golden Lion Hotel, St Ives, Cambridgeshire
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Parking options available
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Services
  • Pet bowls
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Packed lunches
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
  • Room service
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
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Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules The Golden Lion Hotel, St Ives, Cambridgeshire takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:00 hours

Check-out

Until 11:00 hours

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 room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
£10 per stay
Adult (18+ years)
Extra bed upon request
£10 per stay

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

Groups

When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express The Golden Lion Hotel, St Ives, Cambridgeshire accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

When booking 8 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements will apply.

Children are allowed on request. Contact property with your requirements. Additional fees apply.

Pets are allowed in the classic rooms upon request. Additional fees apply, please contact property in advance to ensure a pet-friendly room is allocated.

The hotel is a popular venue at weekends with various events and can have live music playing until late, they do their best to ensure this is kept to a minimum.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries, during dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

FAQs about The Golden Lion Hotel, St Ives, Cambridgeshire

  • Room options at The Golden Lion Hotel, St Ives, Cambridgeshire include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Twin
    • Family
    • Suite

  • The Golden Lion Hotel, St Ives, Cambridgeshire offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Golden Lion Hotel, St Ives, Cambridgeshire by:

      • Taxi 50min

    • Check-in at The Golden Lion Hotel, St Ives, Cambridgeshire is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

    • The Golden Lion Hotel, St Ives, Cambridgeshire has 1 restaurant:

      • The Golden Lion Eatery & Coffee House

    • The prices at The Golden Lion Hotel, St Ives, Cambridgeshire may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • Guests staying at The Golden Lion Hotel, St Ives, Cambridgeshire can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.0).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Full English/Irish

    • The Golden Lion Hotel, St Ives, Cambridgeshire is 0.8 miles from the centre of St Ives.