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Red Lion Lodgings, 17th Century Coaching Inn.

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Red Lion Lodgings, 17th Century Coaching Inn.

4 guests2 bedrooms2 beds1 bathroom
4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bathroom
Entire home
You’ll have the apartment to yourself.
Sparkling clean
2 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great communication
100% of recent guests rated Martin 5-star in communication.

The Red Lion in Soham, around ten minutes from both Newmarket and Ely, and half an hour from Cambridge, has recently undergone a complete renovation. This quintessential 17th Century pub has been reinvented as a unique restaurant, winning many plaudits, including a glowing review from the Guardian's Grace Dent.

Furnished with antiques and original works of art, the first floor flat combines period features with modern services to ensure a luxurious and memorable stay.


Free parking on premises
Hair dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed



6 reviews
Tim User Profile
December 2019
A gem of an all apartment - which is very well appointed. Quality is evident everywhere with furnishings, shower, space, breakfast supplies & linens. It is a great base to explore the surrounding areas & think you will be hard pushed to find a better place to stay. Martin was…
Sarah User Profile
November 2019
Perfect place for exploring Ely and surrounding areas, bus stop literally on the door step, fabulous food options in every direction, the host was charming and even provided breakfast provisions and the accommodation is stylish yet very homely ! We had a fab stay.
Glyn User Profile
November 2019
This apartment is superbly laid out and equipped with everything as described in the previous reviews. The supplied breakfast is a wonderful thought by the host and his support was excellent throughout. There is however a problem with noise that is not openly advertised. As you…
Josh User Profile
November 2019
Stay here now, Stop looking. I've been using airbnb for a long time and got used to distant 'management' of properties that have been purpose built for a short stay and a quick clean with zero character. If i'm being honest I actually forgot what it was like to stay at a place…
Brian User Profile
September 2019
Quite splendid. It was a privilege to be the first guests in such elegant, comfortable accommodation. We delighted in the adroit mix of country house style, remaining faithful to an old building, with post industrial light fittings, conduit runs and door handles. The…
Adam User Profile
October 2019
Everything was great with this place!

Hosted by Martin

London, United KingdomJoined in April 2016
Martin User Profile
6 Reviews
Having worked in London for 10 years as an Interior design stylist, I now divide my time between London and Soham where my partner and I own the Red Lion restaurant and bar.
Interaction with guests
I will be available during your stay should you have any queries.
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 3PM
Check-in: After 3PM

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No parties or events
  • Pets are allowed