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The Red Lion

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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Kaatsheuvel, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Red Lion is the kind of hotel Im always looking for when travelling to the UK. Great hospitality, friendly staff, reasonable pricing, good breakfast, a restaurant and a bar. With me the room always has a different place. Ofcourse the beds have to be good but its also the atmosphere and the possibillity of keeping everything tidy and clean.... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Expected much more from this overnight stay. Room could do with refurbishment and fans running much of night. Parking as it is is a farce, move to other spot, make sure it is straight etc etc. Breakfast was good and freshly cooked but to be told the people yesterday used all the juice. Unacceptable at £115 per night overpriced and... More 

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blandford
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went in on a Bank Holiday Monday for lunch. It was about 1pm yet there was hardly any customers, just a big telly showing the news. That, at least, provided some sign of life. The staff were clearly bored. The food was OKish but what a dismal place. You can do much better in Wareham than this.

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wiltshire
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Faultless from start to finish fantastic room best sleep ever dinner superb and breakfast wow thank you so much wonderful stay we feel so refreshed wish we could of been able to stay longer the bedding quality was amazing

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

Glad you had a fabulous time and were able to go home feeling refreshed. Happy anniversary! More 

Northwich, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Large room, some family rooms even have the rooms separated for privacy. Lovely big bathrooms, Simple but effective use of furniture & décor. A million miles away from a standard hotel. The breakfast was of excellent quality & loads of it. The usual buffet with cereals, juice etc. & a good choice of cooked breakfast including a massive full English... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to post your very nice review : ) We are very proud of our nice big breakfasts.. they certainly get you ready for the day! We're glad to hear that you had a lovely stay More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

11 friends travelled down from Norfolk for a few days birdwatching in Dorset. It proved difficult to find a hotel where we could all be "billeted " together until we found The Red Lion. This little family run hotel is superb. A warm welcome from the manager as she attempted to find us all a parking spot. Being in the... More 

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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 to hear that you all enjoyed your stay, and that the clock tower didn't bother you too much! More 

London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We were in Wareham for a wedding and needed a bed for the night. We arrived very early and, inspite of being far in advance of the official check in time, our room was ready and we were allowed to check in. We went through the formalities and were given a card with an emergency contact number should we need... More 

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

We're very glad that you liked your room. Some of our rooms do have double beds in order to keep the room as spacious as possible. We will always do our best to meet guest requests, so just let us know if you would prefer a larger bed in the future and we will do our best to honour the... More 

Downton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

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

Thank you for your wonderful review. We're so pleased that you all enjoyed your trip, the Purbecks' have some wonderful scenery.. and golf course! We're glad the food, wine and ale hit the spot and we'll be very glad to welcome your group back in the future : ) More 

Windsor, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

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

It's lovely to hear that you enjoyed your room and breakfast and the staff looked after you well. Just that bloomin' clock again - Trust me, we wish we could turn it off too!!!! ; ) More 

Buxton, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

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

Thank you for your review. We're glad you enjoyed everything about your stay - It's nice to hear that you were so well looked after and that you hope to return in the future. More 

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