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The Red Lion Hotel

Dorchester property with restaurant and bar/lounge

  • Free WiFi in lobby and free parking
From
S$170

Restrictions related to your trip

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A352, Dorchester, DT2 8LE, England, United Kingdom
8.0.Very good.
  • The location and general feel of the pub/hotel was nice; great part of the world. I liked…

    May 7, 2022

  • Despite being only one of two groups dining that night we had to chase up our food after…

    Dec 30, 2021

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property uses a professional cleaning service
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

Easy parking
Convenient
Quiet
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 5 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Weekly housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Free WiFi in lobby and free parking

What’s around

  • Durdle Door - 3.6 mi / 5.9 km
  • Lulworth Cove - 4.3 mi / 7 km
  • Weymouth Bay - 3.5 mi / 5.7 km
  • Durdle Door Beach - 3.6 mi / 5.8 km
  • Man Of War - 3.6 mi / 5.8 km
  • Dorset and East Devon Coast - 3.6 mi / 5.9 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Double Room, Ensuite
  • Suite, Ensuite
  • Suite, Ensuite

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Durdle Door - 3.6 mi / 5.9 km
  • Lulworth Cove - 4.3 mi / 7 km
  • Weymouth Bay - 3.5 mi / 5.7 km
  • Durdle Door Beach - 3.6 mi / 5.8 km
  • Man Of War - 3.6 mi / 5.8 km
  • Dorset and East Devon Coast - 3.6 mi / 5.9 km
  • Monkey World Ape Rescue Center - 4.1 mi / 6.6 km
  • South West Coast Path Section 50 Trailhead - 4.3 mi / 6.9 km
  • South West Coast Path Section 51 Trailhead - 4.3 mi / 6.9 km
  • Lulworth Cove Beach - 4.3 mi / 7 km

Getting around

  • Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.) - 47 min drive
  • Wool Station - 4 min drive
  • Moreton Station - 11 min drive
  • Wareham Norden Station - 14 min drive
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A352, Dorchester, DT2 8LE, England, United Kingdom

At a glance

Size

  • 5 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-10:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • This destination may have COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging. Check any national, local and health advisories for this destination before you book.

Special check-in instructions

The host will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
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At the property

Food and drink

  • Breakfast (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/cafe

Things to do

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/bodyboarding nearby

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages Spoken

  • English

In the room

More

  • Weekly housekeeping provided

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

The property is professionally cleaned; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Policies

This property does not have elevators.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

This property accepts credit cards.

Also known as

  • Red Lion Inn Dorchester
  • The Red Lion
  • The Red Lion Hotel Dorchester
  • The Red Lion Hotel Bed & breakfast
  • The Red Lion Hotel Bed & breakfast Dorchester
  • Red Lion Dorchester
  • Red Lion
  • Dorchester

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FAQs

  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • You can check in from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
  • Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include The Countryman Inn (8-min walk), Sailor's Return Free House (2.3 mi), and The Ship Inn (2.4 mi).
  • Have fun with nearby activities like cycling, fishing, and hiking.
8.0.Very good.
  • 6.0.Good

    The pub itself is really old and dated, but thats fine. Waited ages for dinner in the pub (over an hour) and eventually had to go and ask the staff to check where it was as the kids were starving after a long day and others who had ordered after us were served food 20 minutes or more before us. The room was large however the walls were thin and we were awoken at 12pm by noise from the pub downstairs. It finaly died down at 1am after we could hear everyone say goodby 50 times. The bathroom was a shambles, a macerator toilet that was so loud you couldn't flush it at night and a shower that took over 10 mins to warm up and then literally dribbled out, if you have long hair you'll be in there for an hour trying to rinse it! We were asked to order breakfast the night before which was fine, so we got ourselves ready for 8:30am as we had advised and went down to an empty locked up pub. A 45 minute wait later, the staff finally turned up and began to open up, we then had to wait for it to be cooked so by the time it arrived the kids were starving - again. Its unfortunate as the lady working behing the bar in the evening was lovely.

    Denise, 1 night family trip, Oct 23, 2021

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  • 4.0.Fair

    No hot water in the shower. Loud music played past 11pm. Bed was not comfortable. Breakfast definitely wasn’t worth over 30 min wait.

    Mia, 1 night family trip, Sep 3, 2021

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  • 4.0.Fair

    The staff were great and friendly but didn’t get the room I chose and hot water wasn’t working at the shower

    Ridhi, 1 night trip with friends, Aug 30, 2021

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  • 6.0.Good

    A bit run down property off an highway. Vrey expensive for what it is. Booked it as there was noting else available

    Nicu Catalin, 1 night family trip, Aug 29, 2021

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  • 6.0.Good

    It’s ok if you are on a budget, location was good, room was a lot smaller than the picture I had to walk sideways to get to the bathroom. Could do with some TLC the paintwork is tired and shower quite small. As for cleaning, webs on the ceiling and dust over the room lamps. When the cook came in you could hear the start up of the fans early in the morning. First morning breakfast was late should of been 8-10 but opened at 0820. One of the breakfast staff was shouted at by the cook a few times and she kept getting orders wrong. Second morning a lot more organised. Overall as I said if your on a budget then it’s ok, one thing very positive is the food.

    Barrie, 2 night romance trip, Aug 28, 2021

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  • 4.0.Fair

    Poor stay in a tired scruffy hotel

    Very scruffy room with damp patch on the ceiling, cobwebs all over the walls, and mould and limescale in the bathroom. Creaky bed. Feeble thin window blind that barely blocked out any light, also a big gap under the door that let in light from the corridor. Breakfast service was very slow and the food was poor. Nice fresh new towels and the staff were friendly at least! Would not recommend this hotel.

    Gareth, 1 night family trip, Aug 15, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    The accommodation was vlean and modern even though the pub itself is probably over 100 years old. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful and I would happily recommend Thd Red Lion as a base to explore south Dorset.

    4 night romance trip, Jul 12, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Lovely place, excellent food, nice staff.

    1 night family trip, Jun 7, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Great location close to Durdle Door and the room itself was kept well and clean. Highlight was amazing breakfast and proximity to the pub and open spaces. Straightforward check-in procedure that was very quick and enabled us to enjoy our trip.

    1 night family trip, Jun 5, 2021

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  • 6.0.Good

    Very good bar food. Ideal location for Lulworth cove, Bovingdon Tank museum. Room could be modernise but not expensive.

    Peter, 2 night trip, Oct 13, 2020

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