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Red Lion Hotel

Market Place, Wirksworth DE4 4ET England
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Wine / champagne
Non-smoking hotel
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ianatcambridge wrote a review 13 Jun
St Ives, United Kingdom477 contributions253 helpful votes
A large selection of very good quality cask and craft beers along with all the other drinks. These change rapidly so something new on. An outside bar operates on the busy evening and weekends. Majority of patrons sit in the garden on benches (the car park) but great atmosphere on both the very hot nights we were there. Someone about to play music on the Saturday evening as we left. Staff very friendly. The pub is not serving food but there is a shack serving a choice of 6 things from Poland,sri lanka and Malaysia when we were there. I read in another review that this changes. However provided you are drinking you can bring in fish & chips from nearby if there is nothing on the menu suitable.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Joan C wrote a review 10 Jun
Nottingham, United Kingdom14 contributions2 helpful votes
Great to see this old coaching Inn being revitalised, and stumble on a safely lively evening in the courtyard. We had good and interesting street food from pop-up style Umami Wirksworth (Weds to Sundays, offering one veg or vegan & one non-veg dish from each of three different countries each week, find them on Facebook, website or Insta). Good choice of beers, and sitting in the courtyard we were then treated to live music - great to see singers finding their voice again coming out of lockdown, and it felt like a real & friendly community event.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
cleethorpeshotlatte wrote a review Aug 2019
Cleethorpes, United Kingdom123 contributions83 helpful votes
If I was rating the staff, location and quality of the breakfast I'd have selected 4 stars HOWEVER I can't because the accommodation is what I'm reviewing. The room was jaded and quirky but that wasn't an issue because a building of that age is bound to have dips and uneven floors etc. What was unacceptable was my frightening encounter with the huge overhead drench shower that fell off the wall and that I saved with my head, (huge lump now there that I'm talking to my doctor) almost slipping in the shower and really hurting myself. On inspection my husband noticed more than one Rawl plug in situ but no evidence of professional repair so clearly this had happened before. Lack of attention to maintenance is a reflection on poor management and hints at an owner that wants to see money rolling in without money rolling out. Not only that but one side of the bed, room 6, was lumpy and very uncomfortable and oh my goodness the single glazed window was directly opposite a bank of air conditioning units that burst into action through the night causing us interrupted sleep. 14 of going back to Wirksworth in September but we wouldn't stay there again.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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chris m wrote a review Jul 2019
Hayle, United Kingdom73 contributions20 helpful votes
My wife and I stayed here as we were breaking up a journey from Cornwall to Liverpool and decided to visit Matlock Bath as we hadn't been there for years. The prices in Matlock itself are quite high, as is normal for that type of place, however, this is 10 minutes away and served by an excellent bus service, right outside the door. The young lady who checked us in was very polite and friendly, she also gave us good advice as to how to get to the places we wanted to visit, infact, her boyfriend actually gave us a lift into Matlock as he was going that way. Room was very spacious and clean, with plenty of tea and coffee. Nice quiet location with plenty of varieties of real ales on tap. Breakfast the next day was superb, served by an equally friendly and helpful member of staff. Would I stay again ? Definitely it's a much cheaper alternative to staying in Matlock itself.
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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JM82 wrote a review Jun 2019
1 contribution2 helpful votes
We booked for 2 nights initially, but called up 5 days in advance to say we couldn't make one of the nights. The manager cleared it and said it would be fine. When we arrived at the hotel for our one and only nights stay, we had been charged for both nights with some of it taken out of our deposit. We were informed that an employee had a phone call to say that we were actually coming for both nights, when we had clearly not made another phone call. There was no communication of who made this call. We definitely didn't. Deeply disappointed in service and will be trying to gain our money back through our bank now that the management are unwilling to do anything about this. A real shame as the room wasn't bad, although very noisy from bar guests. Avoid this hotel.
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Date of stay: June 2019
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Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: avoid like the plague
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US$88 - US$104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandDerbyshireWirksworth
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Frequently Asked Questions about Red Lion Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Red Lion Hotel?
Nearby attractions include The Northern Light Cinema (0.1 km), The Feather Star (0.1 km), and StarDisc (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Red Lion Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Red Lion Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Red Lion Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Red Lion Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Le Mistral Wirksworth, Sour Cow, and The Hope and Anchor.
Is Red Lion Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.08 km away from the centre of Wirksworth.
Are there any historical sites close to Red Lion Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Cromford Mill (3.1 km), Sherwood Foresters Regiment Memorial (6.2 km), and Leawood Pump House (3.4 km).