In the centre of Lyme Regis, just 150 metres from the beach, the Royal Lion Hotel has a pool, sauna and games room. Some rooms have sea views and balconies. All rooms have a TV with Freeview, tea/coffee making facilities and modern bathroom. The Royal Lion Inn is a 400-year-old former coaching inn, and its rooms feature classic décor. The indoor pool is next to the spa bath and sauna. The games room has full-size snooker, pool and table tennis tables. The Royal Lion also has 2 guest lounges and offers free Wi-Fi. There is an additional fee of £10 a night for parking (per car) The Oak Room restaurant serves a full cooked breakfast. Evening meals feature local, seasonal produce and children’s menus are available. The bar has original fireplaces and panelled walls and the courtyard cafe provides outdoor dining. They serve real ales, light meals and home-made cakes. Lyme Regis Harbour and the Philpot Museum are both within 10 minutes’ walk. Lyme Regis seafront is part of the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Private parking at the hotel


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Room type
Number of guests
2 single beds
2 single beds
1 double bed
1 bunk bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
Low score for Lyme Regis
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  • Kerry
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The staff were just lovely and they upgraded us. Couldn't have asked for nicer people... Nice food and drink.
  • A
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Very welcoming & friendly. Good food. Right in the centre of Lyme Regis.
  • Kevin
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Great location and very comfortable. Would have been happy to stay a few nights longer

Hotel surroundings

1 restaurant on site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Facilities of The Royal Lion Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Private parking
  • Family rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Bar
  • Beach
  • Table tennis
  • Billiards
  • Games room
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible) and costs £10 per day.
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Luggage storage
    • Fax/photocopying
    • Room service
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key access
    • 24-hour security
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Heating
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Indoor swimming pool
    Additional charge
    • Open all year
    • All ages welcome
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
      Additional charge
    • Sauna
    Languages spoken
    • English

    Sustainable initiatives

    This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

    House rules

    The Royal Lion Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!


    From 15:00


    Until 11:00



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children of any age are welcome.

    Children 3 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18


    Pets are not allowed.

    Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Cash The Royal Lion Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

    FAQs about The Royal Lion Hotel

    • The nearest beach is just 200 yards from The Royal Lion Hotel. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • The Royal Lion Hotel has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant

    • Check-in at The Royal Lion Hotel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

    • The Royal Lion Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
      • Sauna
      • Billiards
      • Games room
      • Table tennis
      • Beach
      • Swimming Pool

    • The Royal Lion Hotel is 100 yards from the centre of Lyme Regis. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at The Royal Lion Hotel on this page.

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

    • The prices at The Royal Lion Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • Room options at The Royal Lion Hotel include:

      • Single
      • Twin
      • Double
      • Family