This family-run Victorian coaching inn, set in the beautiful village of Waddesdon, offers comfortable accommodations with a warm, friendly atmosphere.

Guests can take a walk through the famous Waddesdon Manor. Built in 16th century French chateau style, here you will find an impressive array of art including work by Gainsborough and Reynolds.

The house is set in beautiful Victorian gardens, with a rococo style aviary that houses exotic birds.

Aylesbury is 5 miles away, offering all the facilities of a busy market town, while Bicester village, a designer outlet center, is only a 20 minute drive away. Heathrow, Birmingham and Luton airports are all within an hour's drive.

The hotel offers classic British food from a la carte menus.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

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Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

Free Private Parking Available On Site

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About The Lion Waddesdon

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  • Facilities

    We are a village Bed and Breakfast with 10 rooms.


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    Answered on October 12, 2021
  • If I arrive on a Wednesday, what is the earliest that I could check-in?

    The earliest you can check in is 2pm, Monday to Thursday's check in is between 2pm and 3pm we then close between 3pm and 5pm and all check in's will then be 5pm to 10pm. Kind Regards Lucy Lee Reservations Manager


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    Answered on February 19, 2020
  • Hi I would like to book a room but please can you tell me if I can leave my suitcase before check in as I arrive quite early . thank you Pamela

    yes not a problem please advise date of arrival and the time you will be arriving to drop off your bags.


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    Answered on March 17, 2021
  • Hi. Do you have any rooms with two single beds please?

    yes we have two twin rooms


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    Answered on October 12, 2021
  • are breakfasts included in this price

    yes they arebut not at the moment due to covid-19. all rooms will include breakfast from Monday 17th May 2021 at the moment we are only doing room only until this date.


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    Answered on March 17, 2021
  • Hi can you tell me if you would be doing food on evening of Sunday 28th November if we are staying with you 6 people Thanks

    I'M AFRAID WE ONLY DO SUNDAY LUNCH


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  • how close to Waddesdon Manor are you?

    10 min walk or 2 minute drive to the manor


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  • Hi are you still open to take bookings for accommodation for this Friday?

    yes we are taking booking for this Friday but room only at the moment until we open properly on the 17th May 2021.


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    Asked about: Double Room • Answered on March 17, 2021
  • Hi we’re looking fir somewhere to stay on Sunday 28th November Will you be doing food that evening? Thanks

    I am afraid we only do sunday lunch and no food sunday evening


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  • Do you have a room suitable for a disabled lady

    Hi there, Yes we have a room available for a disabled person, it is on the ground floor twin bedded room with a wet room (bathroom)


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  • Do you allow a small dog?

    only in the garden not in the rooms


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  • Do you serve food on Sunday nights?

    I'm afraid not


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  • Can the double bed be changed to a twin?

    no I'm afraid not


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Area Info *
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What's nearby
  • Aylesbury Park Golf Club
    4.3 miles
  • Notley Abbey
    5.1 miles
  • Oxfordshire Golf Club
    9.1 miles
  • Oxford Services M40
    10.5 miles
  • Ashridge Artisans Golf Club
    12.1 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Chineese Take Away
    0 miles
  • Restaurant Chadnis Indian Restaurant
    0.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • London Luton Airport
    23.4 miles
  • London Heathrow Airport
    32.8 miles
  • London City Airport
    47.8 miles
How to get to The Lion Waddesdon from London Luton Airport
    Car
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of The Lion Waddesdon
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Garden
Activities
  • Live music/Performance Off-site
  • Darts
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
  • Secure parking
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private check-in/out
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Hair/Beauty salon
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Adults only
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules The Lion Waddesdon takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

Please note that check-in takes place from 14.00 until 22.00 on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property can only accept bookings from essential workers/permitted travelers on dates where such guidelines exist. Reasonable evidence must be provided on arrival. If it isn't provided, your booking will be canceled on arrival.

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

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

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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

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

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

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Please inform The Lion Waddesdon of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about The Lion Waddesdon

  • The prices at The Lion Waddesdon may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Guests staying at The Lion Waddesdon can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • À la carte

  • Room options at The Lion Waddesdon include:

    • Double
    • Twin

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Lion Waddesdon by:

    • Car 50min

  • Check-in at The Lion Waddesdon is from 5:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Lion Waddesdon (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Street parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • The Lion Waddesdon is 800 feet from the center of Waddesdon.

  • The Lion Waddesdon offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Darts
    • Live music/Performance