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84% would recommend it to a friend
Red Lion Wendover
Obviously, travelling single is the most uneconomical way, and these prices are pretty standard, but it still seems expensive to me.
The room was perfectly adequate, clean and comfortable, and if you stay at an inn you expect a bit of noise til at least midnight. Breakfast was the clincher, though - cooked to perfection and very generous. Dinner too, was exceptional, with attentive, friendly service. So, a good way to end a day's walking and an even better start to another.
Last minute decision to break journey. (2 days before traveling)
We found this delightful little hotel/ public house/ restaurant just south of Aylesbury, at Wendover,when we had chosen Aylesbury itself for a good place to break our journey.
Initial contact was very helpful as I am disabled as far as walking any distances ia concerned and they gave us a room on ground level with easy access to the restaurant area even though that night was a busy night for guests. Both bar and restaurant staff were very helpful and accommodating both in the evening and at breakfast. Standard of food and choices were very good indeed. We were able to compare the costs most favourably with the same style of accommodation we had stayed overnight in on our journey northwards. We would not hesitate to use The Red Lion on further occasions as we travel.
My room was fine.
There was some noise from the bar, which I'd already seen commented on under previous reviews, but to be honest that didn't really bother me too much. My main issue was my COLD SHOWER!. I couldn't get any hot water in my shower in the morning. I left the shower running for a while, but the shower tray was filling up so much and not draining properly that I couldn't leave it running any longer otherwise it would have overflowed, so this did not impress me at all. I did complain to the receptionist and she apologised but I really would have expected to have had something knocked off the bill as I don't expect to stay in accommodation in this day and age and have a cold shower and poorly draining shower tray. Everything else was fine but on that basis I wouldn't be inclined to stay here again I'm afraid.
A lovely little coach inn with lots of character.
A warm welcome at reception, a clean room with a great meal in the bar.
A toilet I could sit on and a hot bath..not much to ask for at £79 a night!
Room and furniture very dated.
Bathroom was very low standard, toilet was very difficult to sit on as toilet roll holder stuck out of wall over the toilet so there was no way you could sit back without holder burying itsef painfully into your arm. Water was luke warm which I only realised after putting plug in and half running, hoping it would warm up as it ran...it never did, bath plug then had no means of being removed. Also not very clean in general. I did mention all this at check out and receptionist took £10 off of the bill but I still think £79 was far too high a rate for this accommodation.
Breakfast was lovely though I felt for the two ladies who were doing their best to serve everyone..really needed another member of staff. much credit to those two ladies.
Great spot to head out to mtb trails
Friendly helpful staff.
Locked our mountain bikes away securely. A great full English set us up for a good days riding. Definetly stay there again.
Nice people - Dated room
Hotel is fine but the room and bathroom was dated and need a refurb.
Perhaps a room fridge and curtains that actually stopped the light coming in. Hard to regulate temperature too.
On the upside really nice people and great breakfast!
In the first room allocated to us, the TV didn't work so we were offered an alternative room, if we wanted to change.
We took up the offer and were given what was described as the 'Best Room'. This room had it's own front door, a four-poster bed and Jacuzzi bath; it really was a lovely room. We were also given a 10% discount for the inconvenience of having to move rooms.
Worth every penny then some
Friendly, clean and lively.
V quiet. Central and with decent food
Very nice place but wouldn't recommend staying there on Fridays or Saturdays as bar is open till midnight with heated outdoor area facing the residential wing that can be very noisy.