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4.0 of 5 Inn   |   North Street, Wareham BH20 4AB, England
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Ranked #8 of 20 Wareham B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Isle of Wight
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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40 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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15 hotel reviews
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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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29 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Just returned from a 3 night stay at the Red Lion. Excellent stay from first been greeted to the staff saying goodbye. I was allocated a clean, comfortable, spacious room with all the expected amenities. All the staff, without exception, were professional and very friendly. Most impressed that on the second evening they could remember what I'd ordered the previous... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Stayed here for one night and rooms are very spacious and clean. Whilst no shower, the bath was great. As I only have a shower at home it made a great change. Food was very good and very well presented. Breakfast was cooked to order and great too. Local council empting bins very early did not help but not much... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Stayed one night,18 February 2014. Service Beginning to End very good. Room Spacious, clean & quite. Ideal location in Wareham, driving distance of Corfe Castle, Arne RSPB & Swanage. Well recommended, would stay again.

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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Stayed at the Red Lion for a weekend break to celebrate my birthday.We loved our room which was spacious,spotlessly clean and quiet(as requested). The service whilst we were there was of an excellent standard from friendly attentive staff.Plenty of hot choices on the breakfast menu. I sampled the traditional breakfast which was enormous and filled me up for the whole... More

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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We stayed for one night in october and were very impressed with our large room, complete with very comfortable large double bed, sofa and chair also a large bathroom. The place was spotlessly clean and the staff were courteous and friendly. The food in the restaurant was very good and the breakfast quality and choice were excellent. We would have... More

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Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

This is a fantastic place, steeped in history and lovingly restored by the owners. The rooms are luxuriously spacious and decorated to a high standard. It is located in the centre of Wareham and there is some parking if you get there early enough in the afternoon. The food is excellent and the service friendly and swift. We'll be back!

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Address: North Street, Wareham BH20 4AB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Wareham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Red Lion 4*
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Red Lion Hotel Wareham
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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