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The Red Lion Inn

4.0 of 5 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 5 weeks ago

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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Perth, Australia
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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9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Stayed two nights in a courtyard room with our little dog. Very comfortable bed and good size rooms. The food was excellent both the evening meal and a great breakfast . Nine real ales to choose from and really helpful staff. Only gripe I'm a little tall for the shower my head touched the ceiling .

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Preston, United Kingdom
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47 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Arrived late afternoon and the place was just ticking over and lots of dogs. Later on a total transformation. It was very busy, a good atmosphere, luckily we booked the restaurant this is a popular choice. The food was excellent and the menu recommended the beers to complement the meal. If you like your beer this is the place to... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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29 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

As a certain uk drink advert of the past would say...... probably the best B&B in the world or in its area at least. This pub not only has high class accomodation and food, it is a beer (and drink) conisseur's delight. There were ten real ales including four from the pub's own microbrewery, four ciders (plus the normal brands),... More 

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16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We stayed at the Red Lion for two nights (Thursday and Friday), and ate there both nights; it was a very pleasant experience. The Red Lion balances the roles of restaurant and pub very well. The Red Lion serves meals both in the bar and in the restaurant, with separate menus, except that it’s restaurant-only on Friday & Saturday evenings.... More 

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We stopped at the Red Lion on a Thames Path walk and had a wonderful experience. The staff were friendly and helpful, the room was spacious, comfortable and very attractive. We had a pizza from the outdoor oven made with local salami for dinner and a fine English breakfast the next morning before setting off on the next stage of... More 

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Address: 74 High Street, Cricklade, Swindon SN6 6DD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Swindon > Cricklade
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Red Lion Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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