The Black Lion Hotel

The Green, Long Melford

  • Wi-Fi

  • Breakfast

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About the hotel


You need to know

  • This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.
  • Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Optional fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for English breakfast: GBP 15 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: GBP 10 per pet, per day
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: GBP 10 per day

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

Check-in Instructions

  • 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
  • This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, and cash

Check-in Special Instructions

There is no front desk at this property. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. The host will greet guests on arrival.

Minimum Age



General description

Overlooking the green The Black Lion has an award-winning restaurant and views of Melford Hall. Rooms are furnished with antiques and modern artefacts from around the world.Most rooms overlook the green and have views of Long Melford. Some rooms have soft robes and handmade toiletries.The restaurant has won an AA Rosette award and serves fresh seasonal produce.The restaurant has antique furnishings with doors opening onto the Victorian walled garden. Guests can also dine on the terrace with views of Melford Hall a Tudor mansion.Children are welcome at The Black Lion. Pets are welcome too and the green is suitable for dog walking.


With a stay at The Black Lion, Long Melford in Sudbury, you'll be within a 5-minute walk of Holy Trinity Church and Melford Hall. This 4-star inn is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Long Melford Heritage Centre and 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Kentwell Hall.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Holy Trinity Church - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Melford Hall - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Long Melford Heritage Centre - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Kentwell Hall - 1.7 km / 1.1 mi
Gainsborough's House - 6.4 km / 4 mi
Giffords Hall Vineyard - 6.7 km / 4.2 mi
Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul - 7.6 km / 4.7 mi
Corpus Christi Guildhall - 8.1 km / 5 mi
Little Hall Lavenham - 8.1 km / 5 mi
Clare Castle Country Park - 9.6 km / 6 mi
Great Cornard Country Park - 9.6 km / 6 mi
Clare Ancient House Museum - 10.1 km / 6.3 mi
Lavenham Falconry - 14.6 km / 9.1 mi
Dedham Vale - 16.2 km / 10.1 mi
Nowton Park - 17.5 km / 10.9 mi

The nearest airports are:
Stansted Airport (STN) - 48.8 km / 30.3 mi
Cambridge (CBG) - 50.3 km / 31.3 mi

The preferred airport for The Black Lion, Long Melford is Stansted Airport (STN).


At The Black Lion Hotel, enjoy a satisfying meal at the restaurant. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. English breakfasts are available daily from 8 AM to 10 AM for a fee.


Make yourself at home in one of the 10 guestrooms featuring espresso makers and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature spring water baths and hair dryers. Conveniences include electric kettles and complimentary bottled water, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Take in the views from a terrace and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access.

Business, and other amenities

Free self parking is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

  • Wi-Fi

  • Non-smoking hotel

  • Restaurant

  • Parking


Internet Access
  • Wi-Fi
  • Non-smoking hotel
Front desk services
  • Luggage storage
Food & drink
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
Parking & transportation
  • Parking
  • Does The Black Lion Hotel offer free breakfast?

    No, The Black Lion Hotel does not offer complimentary breakfast. It is available at a surcharge.

  • Does The Black Lion Hotel have non-smoking rooms

    No, The Black Lion Hotel doesn't have non-smoking rooms.

  • Does The Black Lion Hotel provide a shuttle service?

    No, Please contact the hotel for more information.

  • Does The Black Lion Hotel have a swimming pool?

    No, The Black Lion Hotel does not have a swimming pool.

  • Does The Black Lion Hotel have free Wi-Fi?

    No, The Black Lion Hotel does not offer free Wi-Fi.

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