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The Red Lion

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North Street, Wareham BH20 4AB, England
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Downton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

As a group of walkers/golfers looking for a comfortable night to stay in Wareham, the Red Lion hit just the right spot. Wonderful staff who were friendly and so helpful, they were just delightful. The rooms were very spacious and comfortable and even though out of the 4 rooms only one had a shower that didn't bother us as a... More 

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Windsor, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed two nights at The Red Lion. The bed, room & shower were comfortable. The staff were very helpful & friendly. The breakfast was big & tasty. We did not have an evening meal. The pub/hotel was a good location to take various walks around Wareham & the local area. The only downside was the town hall clock located... More 

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Buxton, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've just spent 3 nights at the Red Lion. Everything about the stay was very good. Our room was spacious and comfortable, breakfast was great and all of the staff are friendly and helpful. We would definetly stay here again.

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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a lovely weekend in Wareham staying in the Red Lion right in the centre of the lovely small Dorset river side town. The rooms are newly decorated to a high level and spotless, the pub is also very well maintained with good real ales and wine. The huge breakfasts are magnificent with fresh Dorset sausages, bacon, eggs and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the Red Lion with a few friends on Sunday and after a long hike we couldn't wait to have a nice meal. The staff were inattentive and impolite. Two meals came out very quickly, (however the steak was burnt to a crisp, certainly not medium rare). The meals were finished before anyone else had been served. Finally all... More 

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LisaMS_11, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

We are quite happy to accept fault and criticism when it is fair, however a lot of this review is untrue or the whole story has not been told! When the first person came up to order I explained that if the orders go through separately the food would come out staggered, to which the response was "that's ok, we're... More 

Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff and management at the Red Lion make you feel very welcome and comfortable. Breakfast was good as was our evening meal. We reserved a ground floor room for my mother who has mobility problems but this was only accessible to her via a side door around the corner of the hotel in the main street which was not... More 

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LisaMS_11, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We do normally inform guests who request a ground floor room that access to these rooms is still via a few steps but we will ensure that staff remember to re-iterate this upon booking. During the summer months our side gates are open a lot more regularly or you can... More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely relaxing hotel. A very friendly hotel. Staff very attentive. All rooms are individually decorated and very comfortable.Delicious food. Great value for money. A great place to explore dorset and a good base.

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LisaMS_11, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We're very pleased that you enjoyed your stay, hopefully we'll see you again when you explore some more of Dorset! More 

Bradford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just had the most wonderful meal at the red lion.Beautifully presented and so delicious. The atmosphere was really good. The music was unintrusive.Plenty of room between tables. Very pleasant staff. Wecwill visit again when we come to this part of the world again.

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LisaMS_11, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your evening and meal, thank you very much for your lovely review : ) More 

Pinner, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at The Red Lion for one night on our way to a Wedding. Our family room was just what we needed. Clean, comfortable, and the staff were very helpful. The cooked breakfast was delicious. I would highly recommend this hotel. Thank you!

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You're very welcome! Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review : ) More 

Seaton, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A bit pricey. The room was spacious but tHe furniture was not brilliant. Lovely old walnut bed, comfortable but no drawers at all, just a wardrobe. Shower over bath ran either hot or cold with nothing in between. Service was very good but calling tHis a boutique hotel is a bit pretentious

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LisaMS_11, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear that your room wasn't as good as you'd hoped. We haven't had any complaints about the shower in your room before so we will be sure to investigate. We did not provide drawers in the room as there are shelves at the bottom of the wardrobe so helps to ensure the room is as spacious as... More 

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