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The Lion & Key Hotel

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Egyptian cotton sheets, desk, free WiFi, bed sheets
Egyptian cotton sheets, desk, free WiFi, bed sheets
Classic Triple Room, 3 Single Beds, Ensuite | Egyptian cotton sheets, desk, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of The Lion & Key Hotel

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The Lion & Key Hotel

3-star property

8.8/10 Excellent

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar
  • Room service
475-477 High Road Leyton, London, England, E10 5EL

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationWestfield Stratford City12 min drive
  • Popular LocationExCeL Exhibition Centre22 min drive
  • Popular LocationFinsbury Park28 min drive
  • AirportLondon (STN-Stansted)47 min drive
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Room options

About this area


The Lion & Key Hotel is located in Waltham Forest, a neighbourhood in London. O2 Arena and The British Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Tower Bridge and Big Ben. Check out an event or a game at ExCeL Exhibition Centre, and consider making time for London Eye, a top attraction not to be missed.

What's nearby

  • Westfield Stratford City - 12 min drive
  • ExCeL Exhibition Centre - 22 min drive
  • O2 Arena - 26 min drive
  • Finsbury Park - 28 min drive
  • Tower of London - 36 min drive

Getting around

  • Stratford International (DLR) Station - 4 min drive
  • London Leyton Midland Road Station - 8 min walk
  • London (STN-Stansted) - 47 min drive


  • Sahara Grilll - 3 min walk
  • Dim Sum Cafe - 4 min walk
  • Deeney's - 5 min walk
  • Five Lads - 6 min walk
  • Leyton Technical - 9 min walk

About this property

The Lion & Key Hotel

3-star hotel located in Waltham Forest
At The Lion & Key Hotel, you can look forward to a cafe, a bar and a restaurant. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi.
You'll also enjoy the following perks during your stay:
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge), a TV in the lobby and multilingual staff
  • Smoke-free property, luggage storage and a lift
  • A 24-hour front desk
  • Guest reviews say great things about the dining options and overall value
Room features
All 55 rooms boast comforts such as air conditioning, in addition to amenities such as free WiFi. Guest reviews highly rate the overall comfort rooms at the property.
More amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with showers and free toiletries
  • 32-inch flat-screen TVs with DVD players
  • Coffee/tea makers, daily housekeeping and desks


Arabic, English, Italian, Romanian, Spanish, Turkish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • On-site parking available only on request
  • Limited on-site parking

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 9:00 AM–1:00 PM: GBP 8-16 for adults and GBP 8-16 for children
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Family friendly

  • DVD player


  • Lift

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible (may have limits)


  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Egyptian cotton sheets


  • Free toiletries
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower


  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • DVD player

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Desk
  • Phone

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Breakage deposit: GBP 50.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 8 and GBP 16 for adults, and GBP 8 and GBP 16 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve on-site parking
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

Property is also known as

Lion Key Hotel
Lion Key London
Lion Key Hotel London
The Lion & Key Hotel Hotel
The Lion & Key Hotel London England
The Lion & Key Hotel London
The Lion & Key Hotel Hotel London

Frequently asked questions

Is The Lion & Key Hotel pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much does it cost to stay at ?

As of 27 Jan,2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at on 29 Jan,2023 start from S$167.72, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at The Lion & Key Hotel?

Limited spots are available.

What time is check-in at The Lion & Key Hotel?

Check-in is from 3:00 PM - anytime.

What time is check-out at The Lion & Key Hotel?

Checkout is at 10:00 AM.

Where is The Lion & Key Hotel located?

Located in Waltham Forest, this hotel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and within 3 miles (5 km) of Westfield Stratford City and London Stadium. ABBA Arena is 2.7 mi (4.3 km) away. London Leyton Midland Road Station is 8 minutes by foot and Leyton Underground Station is 12 minutes.

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Lion & Key Hotel and receive a full refund?

Yes, The Lion & Key Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Lion & Key Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.




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8/10 Good

Stephen, Gate Helmsley

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Liked its cleanliness, food, proximity to bus service to go where i wanted to

10/10 Excellent

Lisa, Phoenix

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The desk reception staff is extremely welcoming, friendly and SO HELPFUL! The spacious room itself was perfect for our 4 day stay. Windows open to let in that cool rainy air freshness. The room had everything we needed. My favorite part was the out of this world delicious food from their kitchen. Best falafel I’ve ever had. Hummus and tzatziki out of this world. The entire neighborhood is so diverse in its residents and therefore food selection. Bakeries, Turkish fpod, Chinese, burgers, doners, Indian, Lebanese, seafood grill and the obvious fast food like KFC. It’s a safe, easy 10 min walk to the Leyton station, which will take you straight to city center London. Pharmacy next door. TK Maxx down the road and several convenience stores with everything from toiletries to fresh fruits. Lots of coffee shops, too. My only downside is that they don’t serve breakfast until 9am. Beds aren’t very large and pillows were hard and mattress was rock but despite that; we’d stay there again in an instant. The kitchen and lobby was so festively decorated for Christmas so that was a charming touch. Also, the airport pay our luggage so we didn’t have any toiletries and rhe lovely female working the desk upon our checkin gave us so many extras because it was late, no stores were open by the time we checked in. Quality hotel- safe, profitable and very clean! Highly recommend!

8/10 Good


Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
It was a great location. Liked that they had a bar and restaurant. Wished they had more parking and a fridge in the rooms
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2022

2/10 Terrible

Verified traveller

Travelled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Rude check in / receptionist
Very rude receptionist checked in my elderly parents quite late at night and was demanding photo ID from them which people in their 70s don’t tend to carry around. They’ve stayed here at least 15 times before and never been asked for ID so it was very stressful for them on check in. We won’t stay again.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent

patrick earl

Liked: Staff & service
Clean well landed out
Stayed 6 nights in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent


Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent


Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent

Robert William

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The room was clean and comfortable. When I first arrived, I was worried about using the Tube the next day. The desk clerk (a man, but I don't have his name) explained it for me and even googled directions about which routes to take to get to my destination.
Stayed 5 nights in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

8/10 Good


Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022