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The Red Lion

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked the room for one night as we were visiting Wareham for a millatory parade in the town. We arrived fairly late in the evening and the staff were very accommodating in serving us in the restuarant. The food was good pub good and the service very friendly. The landlord has a very large selection of gin and this... More 

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Thank Pineapplepaul
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23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A late arrival in Wareham after making the mistake of driving out of London a couple hours late and into peak hour, and upon arrival, the service was great. Happy greeting after a long drive, shown to the room, and very spacious and comfortable it was. Kids were very happy with the size of the room (and believe me they... More 

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Thank Jim0171
Worthing, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
26 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fabulous staff, lovely very large rooms which are decorated very nicely. Great pub, service is fantastic. Menu is large and varied, sadly the food isn't as perfect as everything else. Wifi is very good in the bar but not so good in the top floor rooms. If the food was top notch I would have given this place 5 stars.... More 

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Thank MistyW79
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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just popped in to have something to eat. The pub was empty (that should have set alrms bells ringing). We chose the chicken burger with home made coleslaw. It was quite pricey (have paid the same for a to die for burger) when it arrived it looked nice on the plate. The burger was just a plain chicken breast... More 

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Thank Kath B
Northampton, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed with our two Grandchildren in the Family Room No 8. The Room was clean but needs decorating and had only one Wardrobe and two draws to store all out Clothes. Breakfast was average and took twenty minutes to arrive after ordering. We did not eat in the evening because we were told that because we were with two... More 

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Chippenham
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19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in Room 1 which was dual aspect and absolutely huge with a super king size bed and large shower room off it. I felt quite spoilt as I was on my own stopping over for one night on business. the room had good views ob both North and West Streets which have a good range of both independent... More 

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Thank michelle_jane1967
Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Red Lion is a great old coaching inn, newly refurbished. the bar was great and welcoming and the beer was good. Unfortunately the food on Saturday was really disappointing, over cooked, dried out and tough as old leather. They even managed to basdly cook a cheeseburger for our 7 year old. Hopefully they will have a new chef if... More 

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Thank Bursledon B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten there four times already during our 2 week stay in Wareham, very friendly and welcoming team with a good stocked bar and great home cooked meals on offer with lots of variety . We have dined out every night of our stay in the varying pubs and restaurants in the town , I work in hospitality and... More 

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Thank Paul W
Felbridge, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

OK for 1 night, staff were pleasant, but service a bit lacking during dinner. Room clean and nice touches like water, coffee, biscuits. Our bathroom was quite small, but again clean and nice toiletries. This is no reflection on what the hotel can control, but we had a room at the front and on Saturday there was a lot of... More 

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Very warm greeting on arrival, and a comfortable room (though with a slightly medical feel to the bed, for some reason). Very good meal - ham, egg, chips and peas - only let down by the slightly dried up peas. Would happily stay again.

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about The Red Lion

Address: North Street, Wareham BH20 4AB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Wareham
Price Range: $122 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Red Lion Hotel Wareham
The Red Lion Wareham, Dorset
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