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The Red Lion

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   East Street, Chulmleigh EX18 7DD, England
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Ranked #2 of 4 Chulmleigh B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for a weekend in August 2014. Stayed in room 2 lovely big room and massive shower , lots of lovely fluffy white towels and toiletries . Breakfast was the full monty with all the trimmings very nice and all fresh. Had an evening meal in the pub great quality food again and lovely service.... More

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Christine G, General Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. I will pass your comments regarding the quality of the food and service to the staff mentioned and on behalf of them I would like to thank you for taking the time to post this review. We all look forward to welcoming you back... More

Dorchester, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Red Lion for half a night .... we left at 2.00 am as we couldn't stand the noise any longer. - We booked a Saturday night in late July through Late Rooms. - We were not informed that our Saturday night booking was during Chulmleigh Fair. - When we got to our room... More

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Christine G, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

I was dismayed to read this review and would like to take this opportunity to address the issues raised. Chulmleigh Fair was founded in 1253 when King Henry III granted the town a Royal Charter. It starts on the Tuesday at 6.30pm and continues all week with lots of family fun activities for all the community and visitors to enjoy... More

Cobham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Really lovely pub, very comfortable room, fantastic cooked breakfast and great value. We stayed for 2 nights during a very cold spell in April but our room was lovely and warm. Staff were very welcoming and the breakfast was served downstairs in the pub's restaurant area. Would highly recommend.

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Christine G, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Hello thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. I am very happy that you found the accommodation warm and comfortable, the staff welcoming and food good. I hope that we will welcome you back in the near future. More

Bordon, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

I have decided to write a complaint on tripadvisor as I have not had a response from the Red Lion about the following email I sent 2 weeks ago. It has now been 12 days since we left your establishment very displeased, we left our complaint with a member of staff and have waited to hear from you, as to... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

I recently stayed for one week with my family at the Red Lion in Chulmleigh and we had a really enjoyable stay. Unlike many English pubs which still suffer from bad taste and variable food, the Red Lion has been done up with style and also serves great food. In particular, the Red Lion boasts that it probably serves the... More

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Although the Red Lion knew we were coming on Oct 9th we arrived after a fairly long journey just after 3pm to find the pub was closed until 5pm. Fortunately we met the barmaid leaving the building who let us in and showed us to our room. Particularly check access on Monday’s as the pub only opens at 5pm, so... More

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Christine G, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

As the manager at The Red Lion Hotel I would like to respond to your review. Obviously I am most diasappointed at some of your negative comments and would like the opportunity to respond to them. Firstly can I add that I am somewhat bemused that none of your concerns were raised with me during your stay - it was... More

Cranbrook, Kent
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

We had booked a stay for 3 nights but had to leave after two because of lack of sleep. We were in room 3 which is above the bar and the noise from this was horrendous. Thumping music and much bar noise until 11.20 on the first night and 12.30 the second (and then only after we complained). After that... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Really enjoyed a 1 night stay at The Red Lion. Comfy bed, excellent shower, great breakfast, friendly staff. Can highly recommend the pizzas on the menu for evening meal. Decor and fittings are all high standard and modern but still in keeping with the traditional style of the building which I also like.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Stayed one night last weekend. Large room, comfortable bed but a couple of things would make it better. Another pillow, only one flat pillow and no headboard so had to jam cushions under pillow to avoid losing it. Shower lovely static shower head though so as a female I would have liked a shower cap as didn't want to get... More

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

We were staying a nearby property and visited the pub 3 times - twice for drinks and once for dinner. The restaurant (at the back of the bar) is a lovely area - beautiful solid wood tables of varying sizes meant our party of 8 was very easily accomodated. The menu was mainly pizza (which is the house speciality and... More

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Christine G, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review - we are glad that you enjoyed your visit to The Red Lion and that you found the food and drink to be good value for money. We hope that you will visit us again when you are next in the area. More

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Additional Information about The Red Lion

Address: East Street, Chulmleigh EX18 7DD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Chulmleigh
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Chulmleigh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Red Lion 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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