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4.0 of 5 Inn   |   North Street, Wareham BH20 4AB, England
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Ranked #9 of 20 Wareham B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Virginia H Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading such positive reviews we thought we would try this for Sunday lunch. A mix up with our order ( they ran out of beef) meant we had to wait a bit, which was fine and not the issue. The waitress that was trying to sort it out though had a real attitude with us and basically blamed the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed for two days for my friends wedding. The rooms and bathrooms are huge and really well presented. Beds are very comfortable. The food for breakfast was really good and of a high quality and served by very smart friendly staff. The owners are keen to do all they can to make the stay brilliant. There is a good... More

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Beaconsfield, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is lovely - clean, nicely decorated etc. The staff are helpful and there is even parking. The location is good - right in the centre of Wareham. Unfortunately the room we were allocated (room 6) was unventilated due to painted shut windows. Even though it was a large room with high ceilings, after half an hour it was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant at the Red Lion was excellent! The staff behind the bar were very polite and helpful, especially a young girl called Kara. It was a busy night and she politely explained to me the wait for the food which in fact came very swiftly and was definitely worth the half an hour wait. The price on average for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed in the hotel for 2 nights. The room was fantastic as was the breakfast. I would highly recommend The Red Lion to anyone staying in Wareham. The rooms were very clean, comfortable and had easy access to local shops etc.

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My girlfriend brought me to the red lion in wareham for my 25th birthday. The location is fantastic, right in the middle of Wareham with easy access to local supermarkets, cafés, restaraunts and a stones throw from the quay (which do lovely ice cream). The pub area of the hotel is clean, tidy and decorated nicely. The staff behind the... More

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Isle of Wight
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10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Stayed here at the weekend overnight after attending a wedding near to Corfe Castle. Room was clean, comfortable and well appointed with great facilities. Nice full English breakfast in the morning! Friendly, helpful staff and great service! Will recommend to family and friends.

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Hampshire England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Stayed here over the weekend with a small group. This hotel could not be more centrally located. Walking distance to everywhere with shops, cafes, walks, boat trips all on the doorstep. Easy reach to Swanage or Poole or the wonderful Jurassic coast. The rooms were large, clean and comfortable. Staff and service excellent in very way. We ate here one... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The room: Huge, tastefully and modernly furnished, free wi-fi , dependent on how close you are to the bar. Really comfortable bed, but beware of chiming clock, dependent on where your room is. location: On main high street in Wareham, parking out the front but limited. Food: Breakfast cooked fresh to order, but yogurts and juices available. Dinner was great... More

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Thatcham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We stayed for 1 night in Room 1 which has clean, welcoming and HUGE!! The food and wine was exceptional and the staff were absolutley charming. We will be back to stay in a family room with our little one cant wait!

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Address: North Street, Wareham BH20 4AB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Wareham
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Hotel Class:4 star — Red Lion 4*
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Red Lion Wareham, Dorset

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The Red Lion, after years of neglect, has undergone a refurbishment totaling around half a million pounds. The Red Lion now boasts 8 individually designed bedrooms, all of which are en-suite and some are suites. We have a formal restaurant, a relaxed snug dining area and comfortable bar with a great selection of lagers, ales, wines, premium spirits and champagnes. We are situated on the town cross in the centre of Wareham, the gateway to the Jurassic coast. Wareham is beautifully placed to tour the South coast. NB Please disregard any comments pre-July 2011 as they relate to previous operators. ... more   less 
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