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The BEST WESTERN Red Lion Hotel, is one of Salisbury’s premier venues for both conference and banqueting events. We have the capacity to hold events from ranging from 2 up to 120 delegates.

ROOM Theatre Boardroom U-shape Classroom Cabaret Banqueting
Malborough 110 40 40 40 36 80
Wellington 40 20 20 25 12 30
Chelsea 40 22 22 16 10 16
Boardroom N/A 8 N/A N/A N/A 8
Churchill N/A 5 N/A N/A N/A N/A


Located right in the centre of the city, The Red Lion has easy access by all means of transport. From the first telephone call, a dedicated Events Manager will ensure your event will run smoothly and efficiently from beginning to end.

Our conference Suites can be reserved on a daily or half daily basis, either on a simple room hire rate or on a daily or 24 hour delegate basis. We have set daily and 24 hour packages or a package can be personally designed around your needs and requirements.

The hotel has a wide range of the latest equipment on site which caters for the majority of needs, including complimentary WI-Fi throughout. We also have a good relationship with local audio visual suppliers for those conferences requiring specialist equipment.

Call the Red Lion Conference department direct on 01722 323334 option 2 or e-mail

Rooms and Suites for Hire

Dimensions: 4x3m
Layout Capacity (no. people): Theatre: N/A, Boardroom: 5, U Shape: N/A, Classroom: N/A, Cabaret: N/A, Banqueting: N/A
About: Churchill – Ideal for smaller interviews and meetings with plenty of natural daylight.
Dimensions: 5x5m
Layout Capacity (no. people): Theatre: N/A, Boardroom: 8, U Shape:N/A, Classroom:N/A, Cabaret:N/A, Banqueting: 8
About: This Oak panelled room is the epitome of a traditional board room. Beautifully furnished it is ideal for smaller meetings.
Dimensions: 8x6m
Layout Capacity (no. people): Theatre: 40, Boardroom: 20, U Shape: 20, Classroom: 25, Cabaret: 12, Banqueting: 30
About: Wellington Room – This room is the second room in the Court Yard Suite; it has the option of being interconnecting with the Marlborough Room through double doors or as a private conference room in its own rights. This room also has a fitted sprung pine dance floor, ideal for parties and weddings

Dimensions: 9x5m
Layout Capacity (no. people):
Theatre: 40, Boardroom: 22, U Shape: 22, Classroom: 16, Cabaret: 10, Banqueting: 16
About: This very light and airy room enjoys one wall of floor to ceiling windows allowing for plenty of natural day light. With high ceilings and privately located in a quiet part of the hotel this suite is perfect for business meetings and conferences
9L x 5W x 3H Metres
Dimensions: 13x6m
Layout Capacity (no. people):
Theatre: 110, Boardroom: 40, U Shape: 40, Classroom: 40, Cabaret: 36, Banqueting: 80
About: Marlborough Room – The Largest of the BEST WESTERN Red Lion’s meeting rooms and one of the two rooms which make up the Court Yard Suite is the Marlborough Room.

With its own access from the Court Yard making it very private, away from the activities in the main hotel. With one wall being all windows the room is bright with natural day light and suits most lay-ups, with good ceiling heights it can take most equipment.

courtyardTwo beautifully appointed rooms with full natural day light made up of the Marlborough Suite and the Wellington Suite with connecting doors, with their own entrance cloakrooms and bar, this area of the hotel is very private, perfect for weddings private functions or important meetings.