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Best Western Salisbury Red Lion Hotel

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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 1056 traveller reviews
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Excellent Break

19/02/2018 John S, Fareham, United Kingdom

This is a lovely hotel, very welcoming and friendly. The hotel certainly has charm and the décor is impressive. Our room which we upgraded was well worth the extra £20, very clean and well equipped. T... more


Quaint Hotel

06/02/2018 G H, Uckfield, United Kingdom

We had overnight stay using Travelzoo deal. What a delight. This is a lovely warm and welcoming very old English hotel. Very central to Salisbury. Staff wonderful food great couldn't fault it. Th... more

Owner Response
William W, General Manager at Best Western Red Lion Hotel, responded to this review
Dear GH, Thank you for taking the time to post your review of our hotel and your kind comments. I do hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you back at some point in the near future to allow you to explore our area and hotel even further. Sincerely, William Weis General Manager

Lovely Hotel

29/01/2018 Beachgod, Cheltenham, United Kingdom

The Red Lion was built for the draughtsmen of the cathedral in 1220. What a lovely place to stay. Rooms are very comfortable and modern in contrast to the old fashioned feel of the hotel. Staff were ... more

Owner Response
William W, General Manager at Best Western Red Lion Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Beachgod, From all of us at the Red Lion, we would like to extend our appreciation for not only staying with us, but your warm review of our hotel. I do hope you will come back and visit us again in the near future. Sincerely, William Weis General Manager


27/01/2018 Philcooper1000, Chester, United Kingdom

Excellent hotel. The parking is a bit tricky but I found a car park just behind the hotel which worked for me. The TV was not working but I was so tired I didn’t really need it. Internet was good. Bed... more

Owner Response
William W, General Manager at Best Western Red Lion Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Philcooper1000, Thank you for taking the time to post your review for our hotel. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and I am happy to report the fault with the television's reception has been rectified. I would recommend our White Bear Suite with its four poster bed for a spacious room and a soft mattress if you would have the opportunity to visit us again. Thank you once again. William Weis General Manager

Highly recommended

25/01/2018 David H,

Four of us stayed for 2 nights on a special deal and reserved a slot in the small car park. The staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful - they would have kept the bar open all night for us if we... more

Owner Response
William W, General Manager at Best Western Red Lion Hotel, responded to this review
Dear David H, Please accept my personal thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and I do hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you back to the Red Lion in the near future. Sincerely, William Weis General Manger