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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
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Rooms & Rates


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


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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 915 traveller reviews
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Afternoon Tea

19/02/2017 Moden2014, Andover, United Kingdom

We were a party of four adults and had pre-booked "afternoon tea with bubbly". We all were very pleased with the variety and quality of foods presented.Nicely washed down with the bubbly and plenty o... more


This place doesn't seem confident of what it is about

18/02/2017 jujutu, Cambridge, UK

We stayed for one night, just the two of us, when visiting my godmother in Salisbury. What we needed was a conveniently located hotel, with restaurant, and something out of the ordinary. On the web,... more


Regularly visit for Lunch. Recently refurnished. Old Coaching Inn

14/02/2017 arthurb578, Salisbury, United Kingdom

Excellent service, restful atmosphere and their food is a treat to eat! Especially try their Fish & Chips - Beautiful batter and white flakey cod. Some quiet music to help the digestion and surrounded... more


Mini break

13/02/2017 JanSpe, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Lovely historic hotel in great location. Centrally situated, comfortable, cosy hotel, within easy walking distance of tourist attractions,i.e. Cathedral ( best original Magna Carta) historical city c... more

Owner Response
, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN Red Lion Hotel, responded to this review
Dear JanSpe Thank you so much for taking the time and the trouble to feedback such lovely comments. I am delighted that you have enjoyed your stay with us, I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel soon. Regards Elaine Falconer

What a Gem

13/02/2017 Ben H,

From the time we arrived to the moment we left all of the staff could not do enough for my wife and I, The room was spacious, very clean and comfortable ,everything we wanted. As it was valentines nig... more

Owner Response
, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN Red Lion Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Ben H Thank you so much for taking the time and the trouble to feedback such lovely comments. I am delighted that you have enjoyed your stay with us, I am also so pleased that your Valentines evening was so enjoyable for you both I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel soon. Kind Regards Elaine Falconer