Hotel The Golden Lion (Northallerton, United Kingdom)


Hotel The Golden Lion (Northallerton, United Kingdom)

About Hotel The Golden Lion

Conveniently located in the centre of the village of Northallerton, the Golden Lion is the premier place to stay in the bustling market town and features 28 spacious en-suite rooms, and plenty of free parking. The hotel is close to attractions like Joe Cornish Galleries and the Romanby Golf and Country Club. The 28 beautiful rooms at the Golden Lion offer flat screen televisions, coffee, tea and hot chocolate facilities plus complimentary biscuits, free Wi-Fi, hair driers, and en-suite bathrooms, plus tastefully decorated decor and room options for families and groups. Hotel The Golden Lion is a first-class lodging and offers its guests spacious rooms, lots of free parking, conference rooms, a beautiful lobby, free Wi-Fi throughout, a restaurant/bar, porter service, and room service. There is also a lounge area, and some updating of the hotel includes new carpets. The hotel’s on-site restaurant also features a bar/lounge area, and the full menu includes starters, main dishes, and plenty of great ales and cocktails to choose from. The bar even features free music for guests. Located close to the hotel are the A1 and A19, nearby landmarks like the historic Mount Grace Priory and parks like the Animal Park & Hayrack Farm.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby

  • Free WiFi

  • Pool

  • Spa

  • Parking

  • Pets

  • A/C

  • Restaurant

  • Hotel bar

  • Gym


114 High Street, DL7 8PP, Northallerton, United Kingdom

Rating overview

  • Location
    Excellent  8.8 / 10
  • Rooms
    Good  7.8 / 10
  • Service
    Good  7.5 / 10

Positive Reviews


Helpful, welcoming hotel and restaurant staff.

Most of the guests raved about how friendly, welcoming, and helpful the staff of the Golden Lion are, from the reception area to the restaurant and bar, and also very accommodating to the guests’ needs.


Delicious made-to-order breakfasts, top-notch meals in the restaurant.

The hotel’s on-site restaurant offers up great dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner; some of the restaurant’s popular dishes include Steak & Ale Pie w/Chips, Grilled Gammon Steak, and the traditional Fish & Chips w/Mushy Peas. The made-to-order breakfas


Comfortable, spacious rooms with clean en-suite bathrooms.

The hotel’s 28 suites feature lovely décor, plenty of space for enjoying a long or short stay, very clean en-suite bathrooms, and guests were also fond of the tea/coffee/hot chocolate facilities available in each suite.

Negative Reviews


A bit rundown, somewhat dated and old-fashioned suites.

Although the owner of the hotel has been doing updates on the Golden Lion, some guests still complained of the rooms being drafty, sometimes cold, and some of the beds had lumpy mattresses. Upgrades to the hotel are supposedly continuing, and new carpets


Steeps stairs might hinder guests who have trouble walking/climbing.

This historic inn does have several steep staircases and no lift in the building, which might make getting around the hotel hard for those who have disabilities or trouble getting up and down stairs.


Street-facing rooms a bit noisy, as well as rooms near the events area.

Some guests were unhappy with the amount of noise in the rooms that face the busy High Street and market place (avoid parking on Wednesdays during the busy market day), as well as suites that are located close to the hotel’s event spaces. Weddings and oth

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Entrance Hall/lobby
  2. Express check-in
  3. Parking
  4. Porter service
Room amenities
  1. Shower
  2. Openable windows
  3. Television
  4. Hairdryer
  1. Accessible parking


114 High Street , DL7 8PP , Northallerton , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1609)777411 | Fax: +44(1609)773250 | 

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