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Red Lion Hotel

3.0 of 5
London Road | Cosham, Portsmouth PO6 3EE, England
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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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Bulkington, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would not recommend this place to anyone despite the price being cheaper! You get what you pay for..... Room is tiny like a box. Double bed is shoved in the corner. I have to climb over the mrs to get on it. Banging and drunken behaviour started around 2.30am and continues. No phone in room to complain and no... More 

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

I chose to stay here when my husband was having major surgery at QA. It is a 10 minute walk from the hospital, up some steps, along an alleyway to the East Entrance. Fine during daylight hours, but I took a taxi when it was dark - cost only £2.70. My room, at the rear of the pub had been... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I have just left the red lion hotel in cosham absolutely disgusted with the foul language from a blond large woman behind the bar telling someone to f___off on the other side of the bar,she clearly has no people skills and should not be working in this environment.we went to meet a friend from Ireland who is staying there and... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I stayed for a business trip at the last minute whilst travelling around trying to find somewhere to stay and found a very pleasant hotel for the price along with friendly staff. The food is good, although the menu is a bit limited if you don't fancy pizza. Reasonable selection of beers in the bar which seemed to have a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I have been to the Red Lion hotel on 2 occasions. The first time we went we were tasted the sticky board. It is a board full of delicious finger food with a number of dressings. It has become a firm favourite. We also had pizza. Amazing experience. As we watched it being made using fresh ingredients including dough. Stone... More 

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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Don't expect the Ritz with regards to the decor (as its a pub) but the service from the staff is as Good as it gets. My parents stayed and I dropped them off to make sure they got in okay and the staff couldn't do enough for them for the whole weekend. I left at night with the staff very... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I suppose you can't expect anything fancy in a town centre pub, but this place is a bit tatty and the room wasn't very clean. There were bits on the floor and worse still one of the twin beds hadn't had it's sheets changed and had all sorts of hairs in the bed. Luckily the other bed was OK, but... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

I haven't stayed in the hotel, but would certainly recommend the pub. The pizzas are excellent and freshly cooked to order, there are some interesting toppings on the menu but staff always happy to vary those to suit individual tastes. We last visited over Christmas as group of 30, staff were very accommodating and reserved tables for us around the... More 

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villeneuve
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

we stayed at the red lion on the way home to france, it was only a couple of minutes from the Brittany ferry port the staff were simply lovely to us, very helpful and friendly the food was excellent we shared a mexican platter and duck with pancakes the room was clean with lots of hot water and a real... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Yes it has carpet and I don't like it, yes to no lift and it's fine, yes to a bit more maintenance and yes to it's SO confortable, cozy and restful... besides, the restaurant has great burgers unlike the fast food ones. If I need to go back, I will.

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