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Wareham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

Fabulous night. Food was amazing and the staff efficient. Christmas party for 26 party revellers was no problem at all. Highly recommend, one of my favourite places in Wareham. Thank you to Lisa and Co. We all had a great night ☺

Thank AdeleKT
Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 November 2015

Overnight stay at the Red Lion pub/hotel. Huge ensuite bedroom with comfortable beds. Excellent breakfast and all round 5* service. Situated in the centre of the historical town of Wareham. Great for small shops,restaurants and exploring. Recommended.

Thank drmalbak
Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

We chose to stay at the Red Lion so that we didn't have to drive all the way home after attending a concert at Kingston. We arrived half an hour before the 3pm check in time, but the receptionist was perfectly happy to check us in as soon as she had ascertained that our room was ready. A super room...

Thank Caroline C
Hornchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2015

I remember this place from 12 years ago, when the bar was more 'traditional' and the rooms uninhabitable. I stayed last night through necessity, as it was the only double available in the area, and I was working locally in the evening. The room is beautifully done. Gorgeous vintage wardrobe and dressing table, king sized comfortable bed, clean, white bed...

1Thank Lainey65
Malvern, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2015

My Wife and I stayed here for a night in order to attend a family wedding. It would appear that the Pub has been recently refurbished. Downstairs is very clean and perfectly comfortable. The bedroom with en suite bathroom was clean and adequately equipped. We were given a warm welcome and although the room wasn't ready as we were early,...

Thank Nick C
Reviewed 30 September 2015

I have lived in Wareham for almost two years now, and occasionally pop into The Red Lion. It is always clean, friendly and welcoming and the staff are very polite. On the few occasions I have eaten in there, the food has been first rate. The main reason for my five stars is because I foolishly left my purse in...

1Thank Kstacey52
Reviewed 28 September 2015

What's not to like?! In the centre of the beautiful Saxon walled village of Wareham, lovely rooms, friendly staff, great beer and food and a good breakfast. My only complaint would be that the breakfast could have done with beans and black pudding but that's just me being picky. I really would recommend staying here for any purpose. My wife...

Thank timothymargaret
Kingston-upon-hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Great location for our trip to monkey world, only 5 minutes drive away. Sweet little village. Staff welcoming and friendly. Nice food. Fab room. Good wi fi. Lovely breakfast. Parking was limited though.

2Thank Princessminnie
Reviewed 17 September 2015

A repeat visit to the Red Lion. It's not easy to get to from South Wales by public transport but well worth the effort. Once again I was superbly looked after by owners and all the staff. They were chatty without being intrusive and were interested in where I was visiting in the area. My room was clean and well...

1Thank Hatt
Richmond, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Would highly recommend this accommodation. We would never normally choose to stay in a pub but this was booked for us as part of a cycling holiday. We really enjoyed our 2 night stay there. Staff were superb and the room was clean, spacious, comfortable and very quiet. The quality of food was so good we chose to take evening...

1Thank scrossland

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Red Lion Hotel Restarurant
Red Lion Hotel Restarurant
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • 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
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Wareham
Price Range: ₹ 7,776 - ₹ 11,262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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The Red Lion Wareham, Dorset
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Irvine, United Kingdom

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“Can't comment as only used the pub/restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles martynm613, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms tend to vary in size and view, so specify what you would like in advance.”
 of 5 bubbles DagmarE474, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Probably best to ask for a room at the back if you want to avoid any noise from the road.”
 of 5 bubbles TerryO632, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 if you like large rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles michelle_jane1967, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Maybe a room at the rear would be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles fernie28, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
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