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Red Lion Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   London Road | Cosham, Portsmouth PO6 3EE, England
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Ranked #28 of 39 Hotels in Portsmouth
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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English first
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57 reviews 57 reviews
13 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

A nice pub hotel and easy to access. It is located at the main road between M3 and city centre. The car park have always some space left for costumers and lighted during night hours. The costs already covered or you can redeem it in the bar. The rooms are small but sufficient for everything you need. No AC but... More

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Milton Keynes
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

There were several confusions over our booking but the staff sorted it out without a fuss. The room was clean and pleasantly decorated but we were there on a couple of the hottest nights of the year. The management must know that these rooms are very hot as a fan was supplied without being requested. Despite this, which was very... More

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Notts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We stayed for 4 nights, the staff where all friendly and chatty without putting on any airs and graces. room was very clean and well serviced each day.beds very nice , comfy . Ian made us very welcome on arrival and helped suggesting places to visit. Great breakfast at a small extra charge , well worth it. My wife and... More

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Hitchin, Hertfordshire
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78 reviews 78 reviews
22 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

First - the poor parts : the whole hotel really needs a little maintenance and better daily cleaning. Our bathroom door would not close fully, the toilet seat/cover was insecure and wobbly, and grouting missing around bath surround tiles. Complimentary shower/shampoo gel dispenser was still empty after two requests to fill. (We were later told that they had run out).... More

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Odiham, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We stayed for 1 night on sat 12 July. The pub is lovely and loved the decor. Felt very happy and relaxed and great selection of drinks on offer. We didn't get chance to sample the food but did glance at menus and it all looked promising. The room was nicely decorated and had everything we expected for our visit.... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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216 reviews 216 reviews
107 hotel reviews
259 helpful votes 259 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

How awesome can it be to stay at a pub? The rooms are fine, good showers, enough plugs, not too sound proof but ok. Great value. The pub downstairs is great and serves fantastic pizza. Try it!!! Staff very nice. I loved it

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Our family with a small child spent a night here. The showers in our rooms which were electric did not work when we tried them. It sounded like the water pressure wasn't high enough as the machine was working over time but no water came out. The staff and management were less than helpful and made us feel like idiots... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We just wanted somewhere comfortable to relax overnight having been to Portsmouth for the day. We booked online for the first time ever and were a bit concerned that the hotel would not be great. However, we were warmly greeted by Ian and his staff and the service was excellent. Room very clean, comfortable bed and the shower was super.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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244 reviews 244 reviews
49 hotel reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This small hotel is very welcoming and the staff are all very pleasant. You have to walk through the bar / restaurant to get to the reception area. My room was nice, nothing fancy but nice. The bed was very comfy, sheets spotless, room was clean and so was the bathroom. There were tea and coffee making facilities, wifi, a... More

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Southsea
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Since it's recent refit, this has become a really nice pub. The food is good although a limited style and the ales are well kept and very reasonably priced. The staff are very helpful and accommodating and the furnishings very comfortable. Over all, a good local pub!

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IanRedLion, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind words. It really is appreciated by all the team here when we read these positive compliments. I hope you took time to enjoy our freshly made pizzas - they really are doughlicious! I look forward to welcoming you again. Best wishes, Ian & the team. More

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Address: London Road | Cosham, Portsmouth PO6 3EE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Portsmouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Red Lion Hotel 3*
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