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The Red Lion Hotel

Dorchester property with restaurant, aimed at LGBTQ guests

  • Free WiFi in lobby and free parking
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€116

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8.4.Very Good.
  • Very good bar food. Ideal location for Lulworth cove, Bovingdon Tank museum. Room could…

    Oct 13, 2020

  • Excellent position for visiting Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove and on main road to…

    Aug 4, 2020

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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 parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 5 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Weekly housekeeping
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free WiFi in lobby and free parking

What’s around

  • Durdle Door - 3.4 mi / 5.5 km
  • Weymouth Bay - 3.3 mi / 5.2 km
  • Monkey World Ape Rescue Center - 4.1 mi / 6.6 km
  • Lulworth Cove - 4.2 mi / 6.8 km
  • Lulworth Cove Beach - 4.2 mi / 6.8 km
  • The Tank Museum - 4.6 mi / 7.3 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Superior Suite, Ensuite
  • Comfort Double Room, Ensuite
  • Suite, Ensuite, Garden View

Location

  • Durdle Door - 3.4 mi / 5.5 km
  • Weymouth Bay - 3.3 mi / 5.2 km
  • Monkey World Ape Rescue Center - 4.1 mi / 6.6 km

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Durdle Door - 3.4 mi / 5.5 km
  • Weymouth Bay - 3.3 mi / 5.2 km
  • Monkey World Ape Rescue Center - 4.1 mi / 6.6 km
  • Lulworth Cove - 4.2 mi / 6.8 km
  • Lulworth Cove Beach - 4.2 mi / 6.8 km
  • The Tank Museum - 4.6 mi / 7.3 km
  • Tutankhamun: The Exhibition - 9 mi / 14.5 km
  • Man Of War - 3.5 mi / 5.7 km
  • Durdle Door Beach - 3.5 mi / 5.7 km
  • South West Coast Path Section 50 Trailhead - 4.2 mi / 6.8 km

Getting around

  • Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.) - 49 min drive
  • Wool Station - 4 min drive
  • Dorchester Moreton Station - 10 min drive
  • Wareham Station - 14 min drive

At a glance

Size

  • 5 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-11:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

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
  • Caters to LGBTQ guests
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink

  • Breakfast (surcharge)
  • Restaurant

Things to do

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby

Services

  • Multilingual staff

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Polish

In the room

More

  • Weekly housekeeping provided

Small print

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

Optional extras

Self parking costs GBP 50 per night

Policies

This property caters to LGBTQ guests.

This property does not have elevators.

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.

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

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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 - 11:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
  • Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include The Red Lion (4-min walk), The Countryman Inn (10-min walk), and Sailor's Return Free House (2.2 mi).
  • Have fun with nearby activities like fishing, hiking, and kayaking.
8.4.Very Good.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Amazing, friendly staff. Booked last minute and everything was ready for us. The breakfast included was delicious and everything was clean and sanitised.

    Sophie, 1 night trip with friends, Jun 24, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Very good location and nice area close to local beaches

    1 night romance trip, May 8, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    The Red Lion is a very good place to stay.

    Our room was well decorated and clean. Plenty of tea, coffee snd biscuits. Staff were friendly and helpful. Food was good and plentiful. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

    Penny, 2 night trip, Dec 27, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Exceeded expectations

    Jolene was very accommodating, nothing was too much trouble. Food was superb. Room was great, it had a really deep bath, very clean, plenty of parking spaces. I would definitely recommend this hotel.

    Teresa, 2 night business trip, Dec 2, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Stayed for one night, staff were lovely and friendly, room was perfect and breakfast was great!

    1 night trip with friends, Oct 26, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great stay in a lovely old traditional pub.

    The Red Lion is conveniently situated to explore Dorset and the staff, room and cleanliness were excellent. Would stay here again without a second thought.

    susan, 2 night trip, Oct 18, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    Lovrly place to stay . The lady who did the breakfast and room was very nice.

    Greville, 2 night family trip, Oct 4, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    Friendly staff, good choice of beer, great food (both Evening meal and breakfast) and comfortable room.

    1 night romance trip, Sep 28, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    The property was a period property with a lot of interesting features

    1 night romance trip, Sep 15, 2019

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  • 4.0.Fair

    Room was too small. No facility for charging toothbrush or shaver. Clothes from previous occupant still in wardrobe. We stayed two nights but the room was not cleaned during that time.

    2 night romance trip, Sep 13, 2019

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