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Red Lion Hotel

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Room & Suite (86)
Dining (17)
Ratings and reviews
Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
Pool
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Suites
Fitness centre
Kitchenette
4 Star Hotel
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Location and contact
48 The Quay, Clovelly EX39 5TF, England
74.6 km to Exeter Airport
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent five glorious days at the Red Lion in Clovelly staying in one of their cosy and very comfortable Sail Loft rooms with a balcony overlooking the harbour. The staff were so welcoming and friendly throughout our stay. The food served at breakfast as...More

Thank Jacqui3333
Response from sally s, Manager at Red Lion HotelResponded today

Thankyou for leaving us such a nice review, I will pass your comments on to the other members of staff.

Reviewed 5 days ago

Although the pub sits on the quay at Clovelly village, and is very picturesque. The staff and food service was very poor. We were the second group of lunch time to order food. 2 Ploughmans,1 sandwich and a scampi and chips.,, it took over half...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The family walked down to the harbour, whilst my wife and I took the local landrover. We were all hungry and as the Red Lion was the only restaurant, we managed to seat all eight of us together in a back room. The food was...More

Thank Derrick S
Response from sally s, General Manager at Red Lion HotelResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us, I am so pleased that you enjoyed your meals at The Red Lion

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First the good part: we stayed in Room 4 which has the loveliest view straight out over the sea. Room is comfortable, quite large and bathroom fine with good shower. Not having seen rooms in the 'modern' block, this and Room 5 (with small terrace...More

1  Thank makeitspecial
Response from sally s, Front Office Manager at Red Lion HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a generally good review, we do keep soya milk as we have many guests who are dairy free, also if you had asked for a continental breakfast the Chef would have freshly cooked you croissants &...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place. Highly recommend the beautiful beachfront building which is stunning. Great food, good bar snacks too and an amazing harbour location in a heritage village! Tip: don’t try walking anyway in Clovelly in flip flops or heels. Cobbled, extremely steep streets!

Thank kimking55
Response from sally s, General Manager at Red Lion HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review - I am so pleased that you enjoyed the hotel, village & gin!!

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$131 - US$212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$131 - US$212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (329)
Room & Suite (86)
Dining (17)
Pool & Beach (9)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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KVA5000
19 January 2018|
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Response from Janet R | Reviewed this property |
There is a ground floor bedroom but there are 3 steps to access it and it is not a disabled bathroom. Clovelly itself is definitely not suitable for wheelchair users but if you are staying at the hotel you can drive... More
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Kathy B
16 September 2017|
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Response from Janet R | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed in the bar area, not sure about breakfast. Give them a call they are very friendly.
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Tiish
2 April 2017|
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Response from Cappycat | Reviewed this property |
We've stayed here twice. Parking is free right next to the hotel on the Red Lion.
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Room Tips
"Sail Loft rooms with a balcony overlooking the habour, large comfortable rooms with all you need for a..."
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"ask for a room with harbour view"
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"No.15, 16 and 17 are fab."
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"All room photos on their website are true to what you book"
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