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The Red Lion Inn

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   74 High Street, Cricklade, Swindon SN6 6DD, England
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Ranked #1 of 4 Cricklade B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited after reading about this inn's awards. I found nothing to warrant an award. Dated dining room, and had to wait an extremely long time for the meal! We all had beef, when it did come the beef was tough, veg basic and poorly done, I had one roast potato! Meal was also luke warm. There were four people in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After 15 miles of walking from the Kemble train station to the Thames Head and then to Cricklade...we were just happy to stop. But we were even more pleased with our decision to make that stop at the Red Lion. The staff were so welcoming and the room updated, large and lovely. This location is not only lodging and a... More

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Verwood, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We decided to visit the Red Lion on recommendation, with friends. We opted for soup followed by roast beef and pork. The soup arrived which was delicious and so was the homemade bread. After quite a wait we eventually received the roast beef and pork.....what a disappointment. The beef was very tough, the roast potatoes (all 2 of them) were... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a little gem with a great atmosphere and food. We were visiting family in the area and although the place was very very busy and boiling hot day the staff were efficient and friendly. We were lucky enough to get a seat in the spacious beer garden, the food was lovely. I had tge spicy bean burger which... More

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Holywell, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed for a couple of nights while visiting the National self build and renovation centre in Swindon. We were intending to stay in Swindon, but I discovered this inn on Trip advisor and found it would only be a twenty minute journey to the centre. We stayed in room five, which was located in the courtyard up some metal... More

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Great Missenden, Bucks, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The paeons of praise that follow should be read in the context of an archetypal English pub: not against a template for a five star hotel. On the accommodation front there are some significant idiosyncrasies, some just quaint and others somewhat irritating: like the lack of a mirror within flex-length of a hair-dryer (the built-in dryer in the bathroom was... More

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Hook, Hants, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We booked the Red Lion because of the great reviews here and one personal recommendation a few months ago. There were four of us: my wife and I and another couple, planning to walk a section of the Thames Way. We arrived on Friday evening and stayed one night. Our room was very good: quite large with low ceilings (it... More

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Worcester Park, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We have just returned from a 5 day stay in South Cerney and we ate at this pub twice in the 5 days we were there! My husband had read about the Red Lion in the CAMRA beer guide so was desperate to try it out especially as they are now brewing their own beers under the name Hop Kettle... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I stayed in the Red Lion overnight on the last leg of my walk to the source of the Thames, and am glad to chosen this establishment. The staff were polite and attentive, my room was very spacious, clean, very well appointed (including free wifi), and looked to have been recently refurbished. My bed was very comfortable and allowed for... More

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Thame, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Whilst walking the Thames Path last week we were most impressed by our first nights stop at this lovely inn. Our room was modern and contained all you need for a comfortable nights stay. The inn itself is vibrant and there is a wide variety of ales, including their own brews. The menu was less extensive than detailed in their... 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*
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