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The Red Lion Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Market Place, Spalding PE11 1SU, England
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We found this hotel at the very last minute and we were given a lovely welcome. I thought the £80 was a little steep for 1 night but that did include breakfast which was absolutely lovely. The restaurant was lovely although we only had breakfast in there. Only downside I found was the creaking floorboards in our room they were... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Assuming you're staying for business I would advise to look elsewhere. Room was tired, bathroom was functional (just) and although outside temperature was cool the room was decidedly hot. Other guests complained of the same. Was hoping to use the restaurant only to find its Indian cuisine only. Staff ok but messed up my breakfast order even though they weren't... More

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Stayed one night with work and thoroughly enjoyed it, friendly staff, big room on the top floor windows, heating, comfortable furniture and a good breakfast. Additionally you can enjoy the Jimi Hendrix experience as far as it goes - about as close as I will get to it anyway. The parking is remote from the hotel but hassle free and... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Well what can I say, friendly staff, slightly odd people tend to frequent the bar. But you are better off jumping in the nearby stream to get clean! The shower was abysmal, even stopped at one point! Top floor rooms in an area as flat as a pancake need a pressure boost! Breakfast reasonable, staff helpful and rooms clean.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Stayed here for my business trip. good size of room, clean and not too expensive. good things about this hotel is very good location and Gurkha Oven is not too far from here. highly recommend, will return next month.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights the room above was really noisy due to squeeky floor boards. My floor was really squeeky aswell making me feel i had to tip toe around. I stayed in room 2 Shower was discusting never again. Needs some money spending here no way is worth the £55 per night my firm paid

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Newark, England
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Good points: staff are friendly. Breakfast basic but acceptable . Bed surprisingly comfortable . Towels clean and fluffy. Bad stuff: everything else; parking a total mare, even the sat nav does not get you to it! For info the car park is not on Francis street, it's on Drapers Place! Room was stupidly hot and had humming sound all night... More

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Hunstanton, United Kingdom
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23 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

Basic rooms above a pub in a town centre location with no road access, which is difficult if your with young kids, elderly or loads of luggage. The parking was close but involved a long drive around the ring road - fortunately a staff member came with me to show me the way as I would never have found it!... More

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Spalding, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

What can i say I was unaware of the history surrounding this hotel. It was once host to the Legend that was Jimi Hendrix. For anyone who wants to walk in the footsteps of a legend Its a must stay place. However its far from a one trick pony. Not only do you get a very nice welcome and a... More

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Oxford, England
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55 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

This is a perfectly OK pub and hotel. My room was clean, large, comfy bed, OK shower, nice and clean, big towels, tea making facilities, quiet at night ( it was a Sunday ) all the normal facilities. The surrounds and the carpets are a bit dark and dingy. Downstairs is a bit dark but the bar was warm and... More

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Address: Market Place, Spalding PE11 1SU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Lincolnshire > Spalding
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — The Red Lion Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Red Lion Lincolnshire
Lincolnshire Red Lion
The Red Lion Hotel Spalding, Lincolnshire

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