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Rochester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Massive thanks to Paul and the team for a perfect night on 24th Nov, the night before my wedding. Catered for 23 of us and really flexible with the menus etc. Friendly staff who couldn't have been more helpful. I was a bundle of nerves that night and they just kept congratulating me. A few laughs with them too. Food... More 

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We eat here quite often while visiting family in hythe and always enjoy the meals we have. The menu is even better lately than previously (new management?) Have enjoyed Sunday lunch here too. Hubby really enjoyed a bacon and onion suet pudding which we have never seen on any menu before. Hope this dish continues. Recommend this pub.

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France
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60 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Simple B&B in a room above the pub. Everything worked, the people were nice, the room was quiet and the bed Ok. Nice dinner washed down with good beer. The breakfast was adequate (better quality juice, jams, sausages etc. would help).

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Cheshire
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25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here overnight on a trip to France through the tunnel. Location is very convenient - about 20 minutes from the Tunnel. The Red Lion is a traditional Pub/Hotel. Rooms are basic, but nicely laid out and clean. (Refurb just being completed). The Pub has also just been refitted, in a stripped back style, which was well done. The Beer... More 

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In town on a railway trip with a group of friends and found this place via TripAdvisor app whilst randomly looking for a lunch venue. Stunning food, great quality,... plentiful portions, all hot and fresh... service was excellent and the desserts are to die for.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Rooms were clean and nicely decorated with everything we needed....the staff were very friendly and helpful....the food and service was quick and tasty...a great place to stay especially for the venue as its only a few minutes down the road...we had a large group and they accommodated us very well...would 100% stay again and would recommend...10/10

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

We stayed here for a Wedding nearby and the hotel was easy to find, with a car park at the back. The lounge and bar area looked great, it looked like they had recently been done up and they have done a great job with it. The hotel part is looking old and dated, however hopefully this is due to... More 

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Red L, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Red Lion, As new owners we value feedback, We took over the Red Lion in Mid August and you are correct we have started the renovating the pub through out. We are currently working our way up to the rooms and plan to start these early... More 

Dover, England, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Went with a colleague after work one evening. Good friendly service, great menu choice, tasty food, good portion size, fair price. Has parking. Its clean. It was comfortable with a welcoming atmosphere. I recommend is pub for food. Cant comment on hotel/rooms as didnt stay.

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Red L, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you, for your Review and look forward to seeing you again Regards The Red Lion More 

London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This place is excellent value for money. The room, a kingsize at the back, was large, clean and had a really comfy bed. The shower was good. Breakfast was basic (a couple of cereals, choices of fruit juice, toast, standard full English) but tasty and well cooked. Staff were pleasant, friendly and efficient. All that said, there were some niggles... More 

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Red L, Owner at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for your reviewing your stay at the Red Lion, I am Glad you enjoyed your stay. we took over in mid August and we are currently renovating the Pub and are working our way up to the rooms and plan to start these in early in the new year. i would like to thank you again for your... More 

Kent, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This was the first time we had visited the Red Lion in Hythe to eat. We went on a Saturday evening, booking beforehand. The new owners are very friendly and made us feel very welcome. The menu was varied and the food very good. The restaurant and bar area are nice and clean and warm. We all thought it would... More 

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Red L, Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank You For reviewing your evening at The Red Lion, I am Glad you enjoyed your Dinner and we look forward to seeing you again best wishes Paul More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are proud to announce the recent management change. Situated in the beautiful town of Hythe, the Red Lion is a perfectly situated for all types of visitors. Close to the beach and only 30 minutes away from Canterbury. Close to Dover, why not spend a few nights before traveling to Europe. Whether its for one night, a short break or a longer holiday you can be assured of a comfortable relaxing stay with us. Each room features individual decor, en suite facilities, TV, WiFi and tea & coffee making facilities. We offer some deliciously tempting menus from lunches to evening meals and some fantastic mid-week meal promotions. Our Sunday lunches are very popular and we would recommend pre-booking your table to avoid disappointment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Red Lion

Address: Red Lion Square, Hythe CT21 5AU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Hythe
Price Range: £63 - £68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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Hythe Red Lion
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“All the rooms were good as we had 8 of them...it is on a main road but did not bother any of us”
 of 5 bubbles 0pamelaa, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Didn't stay, we only ate lunch time”
 of 5 bubbles 270sueg, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Go for a room at the rear, we had a little road noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Weekendartisan, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
“only used the pub restaurant not the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles thechelskiranger, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Maybe the front is noisier due to main road”
 of 5 bubbles angelal952, 29 Apr 2016 | Read review
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