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Best Western Red Lion Hotel

Stay with us in Salisbury!

The Best Western Red Lion Hotel is just 5 minutes away from Salisbury Cathedral, putting you in a great position to explore this wonderful city, as well as wider Wiltshire.

Thanks to it's original features, stunning courtyard and award-winning restaurant, this city centre hotel has everything you need for some quality time away in Salisbury.

Salisbury itself is a place of real interest. You'll also find plenty of things to see near the Best Western Red Lion Hotel, with Stonehenge and The Medieval City both within easy reach.

Maintaining high brand standards and excellence in quality is second nature to the Best Western Red Lion Hotel in Salisbury. We have proven that going that extra mile during our annual Best Western quality assurance assessments really does pay off. Our hard work and dedication to cleanliness and quality of both guest rooms and public areas has gained us the Best Western International Quality Award. A global recognition of excellence given to only a few selected hotels throughout the world, this award shows that we take pride in offering high levels of excellence in quality and brand standards our guests expect.

***Parking information: The hotel has 6 parking spaces which are gate protected, sold on a first come first served basis at £15.00 per space per night. It is advisable to reserve your space when making your reservation to avoid disappointment. Other chargeable car parks are available nearby, please contact hotel for further details.***

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Milford Street
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6033*


Parking restrictions - please see Explore Hotel section for more details.
Bars, Free WIFI, Restaurants, Twenty Four Hour Service, Lift to all floors
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is parking available nearby.
Pets: No Pets accepted Guide and hearing dogs only
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00


Dining and Bars


The Vine Restaurant

When you dine in our oldy-worldy restaurant you'll be surrounded by period features, friendly staff and good food. Great British food in fact, with an AA Rosette to its name!

Opening hours

Breakfast: 07.00 - 09.30
Weekend times may vary

'1220' Bar

Relax by the warm log fire and enjoy the friendly table service and seasonal menu. We serve bar meals, lite-bites, jacket potatoes, bangers and mash, and steak & kidney pudding with a smile!

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary


In addition to an idyllic courtyard, original features and spacious function rooms, you'll also find a dedicated Events Organiser and experienced Toastmaster here at the Best Western Red Lion Hotel.


Wedding service and reception venue

We can help you arrange entertainment and take the hassle out of booking bands, discos and DJs. That's got to be music to your ears!


When it comes to wedding food, the decision is down to you. The hard work, planning and fantastic service is down to us!

Honeymoon Suite

With a four poster bed, original features and a luxurious bathroom with gold taps and showerhead, you'll love the luxury of our Honeymoon Suite.


Registry office:
Wiltshire Council
50 Bedwin Street, Salisbury, SP1 3UW
0300 003 4571

Get in touch with our wedding organiser on

For any enquiries please call Rachael Adams on 01722 323334

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: M27, J2, 14.00 miles
Nearest train station: Salisbury, 1.00 miles
Nearest airport: London Heathrow, 75.00 miles

Milford Street

What's nearby?


  • Rose Bowl Cricket Ground (15 miles)

  • St Mary's Southampton Football Club (15 miles)

  • Fraton Park Portsmouth Football Club (20 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Stonehenge (2 miles)

  • New Forest (8 miles)

  • Longleat (12 miles)

  • Salisbury Cathedral (0.1 miles)

  • Old Sarum (1 miles)


  • City Centre (0.1 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

We pride ourselves on our standards and attention to detail. But our conference rooms are equally impressive, with controllable lighting, heating and ventilation that means we can cater for large meetings comfortably.

Available room set ups

U shape

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Marlborough 120 50 40 40 70
Wellington 40 30 20 20 30
Chelsea 30 23 22 22 22
Churchill 0 0 0 6 0
Alderman 40 30 24 20 0
Board Room 0 0 0 8 0
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 951 traveller reviews
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Beautiful historical hotel!

22/05/2017 MyScenicViews, Seattle, Washington

Comfort, history, good food and fantastic atmosphere at the Salisbury Red Lion Hotel on Milford St. The 13th century coaching inn has an ideal location practically across the street from the market sq... more



10/05/2017 TOWNEATER, Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom

I recently visited this hotel with a friend for afternoon tea. It is very conveniently placed for the shopping centre and market, and the tea is excellent value and nicely served for a very reasonabl... more


Great location, hotel with character.

05/05/2017 Chipfire,

The Red Lion is a great base for Salisbury. Located close to the historic medieval city centre and Cathedral. The rooms are ample, clean and comfortable. The hotel is full of character and has a wo... more

Owner Response
William W, General Manager at Best Western Red Lion Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Chipfire, Thank you for your kind review of the Red Lion. Our team are happy you enjoyed your stay and we do hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you back to the Red Lion again in the near future. Sincerely, William Weis General Manager

Very dissapointing

02/05/2017 Donald L, Swansea, United Kingdom

I chose the hotel because it was so old. I was grateful though for the lift to our room which I knew beforehand was refurbished in a modern style. Sadly though as in the case of so many hotel rooms it... more

Owner Response
William W, General Manager at Best Western Red Lion Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Donald L, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I would like to extend my personal apologies your stay did not fully meet your expectations. I fully appreciate how other guests' behaviour can impact your stay and would like to apologize this had a negative effect on your experience at the Red Lion. We greatly appreciate all of our guest's comments as we strive to improve not only our product, but the services we offer. I do hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you back to the Red Lion to see the improvements we are constantly making. Sincerely, William Weis General Manager

A restaurant in a prime location - Salisbury

30/04/2017 incrediblehulk2016, Reading, United Kingdom

We visited for Saturday lunch for my Mother's 90th birthday. A brilliant location, good venue, reasonable food but service was a struggle - but they did try hard. But with only 2 people looking after ... more