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    The Red Lion Inn

    Main Street | Hawkshead, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NS, England
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    Traveller (60)
    Room & Suite (9)
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    Overview
    • Excellent51%
    • Very good33%
    • Average9%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “the pub” (66 reviews)
    “dog menu” (5 reviews)
    “lake district” (34 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Bar/Lounge
    Pets Allowed
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    1 - 5 of 387 reviews

    Reviewed 7 November 2017

    This was our 8th year visiting the Red Lion and once again we were not disappointed. A perfect weekend with great staff and wonderful food and great hosts in Lynne and Paul. They really know how to look after you in here nothing is to...More

    1  Thank ianpierce
    Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

    We had scampi and chips with side order of onion rings, freshly cooked and very good. Lovely friendly staff, loved the doggy meal option our little dog had the chicken and enjoyed it! Very reasonable price and good selection of beers

    1  Thank Fi117
    Reviewed 20 September 2017

    11 people and 2 dogs arrived at lunch time on 20th Sept. we had not booked. They were more than willing to accommodate us for lunc, including offering a dog menu. The food was great, our order arrived quickly and the staff were warm and...More

    Thank Lorraine F
    Reviewed 2 September 2017

    During our stay in Hawkshead we were looking for somewhere for a light meal after all the cafes had closed. We wandered into The Red Lion and asked what they had on the menu and were told by the friendly bar staff that they would...More

    Thank Chriss502015
    Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

    Food was OK service was rubbish. Staff were consistently rude. They turn off the WiFi so they can run a pub quiz which then means their credit card machine doesn't work so i had to pay cash for a meal for 7.

    Thank Adrian L
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Internet
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$40 - US$54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • England >
    • Cumbria >
    • Lake District >
    • Ambleside >
    • Hawkshead
    • Also Known As
    • Red Lion Ambleside ,
    • Hawkshead Red Lion
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    Traveller (60)
    Room & Suite (9)
    Dining (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (53)
    Bathroom (1)
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    aussiegirl33
    10 August 2017|
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    Response from Mick S | Reviewed this property |
    There are not many spaces to the front (It's a general use car park with only about 10 spaces), but there is a large Car Park about 200M away (You have to pay though).
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    jomo06
    19 November 2014|
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    Response from RandCCheshire | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Guys, I don't think there is one in the rooms, but they are so good there, they would probably get you one on request...
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    Room Tips
    "Cannot comment on the rooms as we only went for a meal."
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    "All rooms seemed to be accessed by steep stairs, so sadly unsuitable for anyone with mobility problems."
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    "not sure about wi-fi as dont use or need it on holiday"
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    "we stayed in room 9 and it was a lovely size."
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