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The Red Lion Inn

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74 High Street, Cricklade, Swindon SN6 6DD, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here while we were walking the Thames Path. The criteria for the booking was that the path went past the front door of this pub, so no added miles to our journey! It was such a bonus to find that I had booked a flourishing, bustling gem of a place. The staff were friendly and efficient. Our room... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed over New Years travelling with our indoor cat, and had a super stay. NY eve, the Cricklade was offering a closed music and dining event in the pub.. which we joined at the last minute thanks to the kindness of the owner. The food was beyond amazing, lots of local friendly people and the whole evening was just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is no downside. The service is personal and friendly. The food is great. The beer is very, very good. And the accommodation is great. This is a real find and I will be back for sure. This is definitely one to make a point of visiting and I guarantee you will not be disappointed.

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Cheshire, UK
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40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked here with a slight degree of desparation as I had been unable to extend a stay elsewhere to a third night and almost everywhere else I tried to book was already full. To make life a little simpler I booked into the Red Lion's restaurant for dinner as well as into the hotel for the overnight room. First impressions... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent room very clean nice extras such as cookies and fresh coffee / caffetierre in room etc, all tea and breakfast items best quality, very comfortable bed, staff friendly and service brilliant lovely pub, lots to do in local area

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swindon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Starters were small and the crayfish a joke. I had to shell it myself and then the 'meat' inside was pathetic, hardly a crayfish salad. The vegetables were cold and the gravy was luke warm and extremely watery. The beef was very fatty and minimal portions. All in all very disappointing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good, large sized, twin room overlooking the courtyard (room 4). We were up very, very early the next morning (4.30am!) so they had brought us a breakfast tray to have in our room before we departed. Room was a bit warm - not sure why as the radiator wasn't on - but other than that great room. Very friendly staff,... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We'd stopped here for a pint after completing the upstream section of the Thames Path,and liked what we saw so decided we'd stay after we'd walked the next section to Lechlade. Our room (2) was a really generous size, with a verycomfy bed, great qulaity bedlinen, and the en-suite was equally generous, and the Bramley toiletries were noticebly good. We... More 

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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always welcoming, The Red Lion is a regularly haunt! Rarely quiet due to its excellent food and friendly staff plus the fact that canine friends are always made welcome with biscuits at the bar. The pub also boasts a lovely sunny garden, paved area and does B&B! What more could you ask for?

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Bexleyheath
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This public house is a perfect place to stay if you wish to explore the Cotswolds, This is the third time we have stayed at the 'Red Lion and it is unfortunate that small irritating things exist. This time around our rooms were not cleaned and management at least reduced our bill. However, a really noisy extractor fan in the... More 

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