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The Red Lion Inn

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74 High Street, Cricklade, Swindon SN6 6DD, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Hertfordshire UK
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8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We sampled some of the Ale which was very nice , we didn't try any food but may do next time. We were visiting friends and Cricklade is a beautiful place to visit. With good pubs too. The red lion is warm with a cosy atmosphere. We look forward to another Ale on another visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here after a family occasion and the room itself was beautiful. Pros: lovely decoration, in a building separate to the pub so it's not noisy, good price. Cons: the roof is low in the bathroom and when you're in the shower your head is practically rubbing the ceiling! (I'm only 5'6 and I struggled to avoid whacking my... More 

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England
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch on Monday = most of the menu sold out, but they can manage a burger without a bun! Very busy and only 2 members of staff working. This place needs better management. Drive an extra 10 minutes to The Spotted Cow, pub lunch how it should be done! Sorry Red Lion, lovely staff but no idea about customer service!

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London UK
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Thank heavens I stayed here and not some faceless place in Swindon...lucky find! The staff were very welcoming ,food was delicious and all freshly cooked using local suppliers. My room was very well decorated and spacious,lovely large bathroom too. Only thing missing were the under pillow slips on the pillows with larger pillow slips needed too...they said they would mention... More 

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Popped in for a pint this afternoon, really impressed they have a very impressive variety of their own brewed beverages which are well kept and tasty. Will be back! Rather nice atmosphere with roaring fire and Cricklade is a nice spot to visit.

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Huddersfield
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16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Cricklade is a few minutes north of Swindon. It has a classic high street with no traffic wardens and the Red Lion is a well above average local pub/restaurant/hotel. My room reminded me of a French Gite; a stone walled appartment style massive room with gigantic bathroom. All a bit rustic, but clean with a great bath/shower and good huge... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I stayed for 2 nights and was very pleasantly surprised by the delightful and spacious bedroom and bathroom which were clean and very well equipped, and an added very nice touch were some treats and a blanket and towel for my dog. The staff were all very pleasant and helpful and the breakfasts were delicious. I was particularly impressed with... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Stayed one night. Very clmfortable room. Traditional English pub well frequented by locals. Really nice dinner and superb breakfast. Basically the food is exceptional local ingredients cooked really well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I've stayed at a lot of places around swindon and without doubt will say the red lion is one of the best. The service is friendly and helpful. The pub itself is busy yet comfortable. We had a double onsuite with breakfast for £80 which I felt was extremely good value. I don't have any complaints but do book your... More 

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Stopped off here on the way to Cheltenham for lunch. We had booked which was just as well for it was very busy, but our table was ready and waiting. The barmaid was a little brusque but there was an excellent range of real ales and we had two different but excellent steak burgers followed by excellent coffee. Would very... More 

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