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Red Lion Hotel Basingstoke

Red Lion Lane, Basingstoke RG21 7LX, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Newcastle, Australia
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Close to the main Station, buses, restaurants and a Mega shopping centre....very convenient. The staff were friendly and the restaurant quite good, BUT the water pressure on our first floor room was unreliable, the toilet and shower plumbing made odd noises when used, and the window wouldn't open very far to let fresh air in because wooden crates had been... More 

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Southsea
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 3 nights. Granted it was a hot week, but in a hotel with NO air con and windows you can only open a certain amount. They had wire to stop you opening them. I was so so hot I couldn't sleep at all. However to be fair even if it did have air con I wouldn't have... More 

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A C, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Basingstoke, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for taking the time to complete your review I was disappointed to read your feedback regarding your stay here at The Red Lion and only wish you had bought these matters to our attention at the time of your stay in order that we may have made your stay more comfortable for you. That said I would... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite asking just after I arrived for the radiator in the bathroom to be turned off (there was no control knob on it and it was corroded) it was still blasting away two days later when I left. Always nice to have the side of you leg extra roasted when you go to the loo and the outside temperature is... More 

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A C, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Basingstoke, responded to this review

Dear Jake Thank you for completing your review on Trip Advisor following your recent stay I only wish you had bought this maintenance issue to our attention at the time of your stay in order for us to be able to rectify this at the time. That said I am delighted to be able to inform you that we are... More 

Paisley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for one night and were informed when checking in that they had a party on that night until midnight. This turned out not to be an issue since we couldn't hear the noise up in our room. Room was tidy and well presented. Location is good if you don't have transport, and close to the nightlife, restaurants and... More 

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A C, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Basingstoke, responded to this review

Thank you for completing your review on TripAdvisor following your stay with us I was delighted to read your comments and do hope we will have the opportunity to serve you again soon. With kind regards Annette Cave General Manager More 

southampton
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed one night in a twin room and was much better than expected. Room was clean and tidy. Location is close to places to eat and drink. Would stay here again and recommend for anyone looking for a hotel near the city center. Overall hotel was great value for money.

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A C, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Basingstoke, responded to this review

Thank you for completing your review on Trip Advisor I was pleased to read your review. I will of course be passing on your feedback to the team who will be equally pleased to receive your comments. Thank you. Regards Annette Cave General Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would stay here again. Hotel is very centrally placed in Basingstoke for shopping and only a short walk from the train station. It's not the plushest of hotels and the bed was firm (much prefer a softer mattress but that's personal choice). Breakfast wasn't bad but nothing exceptional. Front of house staff pleasant and polite and that includes the... More 

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A C, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Basingstoke, responded to this review

Dear Andrew Thank you for completeing your review on TripAdvisor. I was pleased to learn that you have enjoyed your stay wih us overall. I am delighted to be able to advise you that we are just about to embark in an investment programme here at the hotel which will include upgrading our facilities, refurbishing the groud floor restaurant/bar area,... More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The hotel is situated in the old part of the town which has a great market town feel. With the theatres only a walk away and a lot of independent shops and bars and a pedestrianised area right outside the hotel, this is the perfect place to stay. The staff were brilliant, happy, helpful and professional and the room was... More 

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A C, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Basingstoke, responded to this review

Thank for for taking time out to complete your review on Trip Advisor I was delighted to read your feedback and have had pleasure in ensuring that the team are also made aware of your comments. Thank you once again and I hope we will have the pleasure in welcoming you back again soon. Regards Annette Cave General Manager More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Pros - friendly staff and a fab cooked breakfast as good as you'll see anywhere. I think we spoke to the chef and he was so helpful. Cons - the hotel can't control this but everyone in our party was disturbed until nearly 1am with noise you couldn't sleep though outside as this is really city centre. Unfortunately we were... More 

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A C, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Basingstoke, responded to this review

Thank you for completing your review on Trip Advisor following your stay with us recently. I was delighted to read your feedback concerning the team and the food here at The Red Lion I will of course pass on your feedback to the team who will be equally pleased to learn of your comments. I am delighted to be able... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

On my way home i stop in Basingstone and stayed just 1 night over at Red Lion Hotel , decent looking rooms a bit noisy at night since there is a nightclub close. The service is good and friendly as well the accessibility. Very good restaurant and good food, lots of choice at breakfast. Free parking was a great bonus... More 

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A C, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Basingstoke, responded to this review

Dear Alistair Thank you for completing your review on trip advisor following your stay with us recently I was pleased to learn that you had enjoyed your stay and will be passing on your feedback to our team. Many thanks once again. Annette Cave General Manager More 

Hampshire
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55 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

When we arrived the receptionist was lovely and helpful. Our room was a good size with everything we needed. Clean, lots of tea and coffees, towels and toiletries which I thought was great for the price. When we returned late, the night porter was helpful and friendly. Breakfast was great, good quality produce. Breakfast staff were excellent. The only down... More 

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A C, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Basingstoke, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete a review on Trip Advisor following your recent stay with us here at the Red Lion Hotel. I was so pleased to read your feedback and have had pleasure in passing your comments on to our team. Thank you once again for your feedback and I do hope we will have the... More 

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