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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“cromwell suite”(17 reviews)
“the pub”(33 reviews)
“low ceilings”(11 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 September 2016

My sister and I stayed for one night whilst on a book hunting trip. It was an excellent choice. The pub has it all - beamed atmosphere, well appointed rooms, real ale, good food. It's just off the main street areas, so is convenient but...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here while walking on Offa's Dyke. It was superb and a great place to relax after a long walk. Accommodation and food were excellent and the staff were wonderful - very friendly and so helpful. One member of staff even ran to the...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Hay was a delight to visit for the first time, as part of my Offa's Dyke walk, and The Old Black Lion was similarly charming. Quaint and traditional inside with welcoming, happy, friendly staff to greet you. Whilst I didn't eat here in the evening,...More

Thank Tracey B
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Whilst canoeing down the Wye we needed a pub meal at short notice for nine hungry and thirsty canoeists. The Old Black Lion in Hay fitted the bill well. Their organic Wye valley beef stew was very good, as we're their homemade sauces (especially the...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2016

Do not be put out off by the outside, as not a lot of kerb appeal in my opinion. I am not being derogatory, it is presumably an old building with character. Step inside and you will be pleasantly surprised. This is more a restaurant...More

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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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US$123 - US$175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$123 - US$175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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no, bar and restaurant on the ground floor.
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"We had rooms 3 and 4. Both lovely"
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"Make sure room is refurbished. Those that are not are very depressing."
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"Room 6 was large and comfortable."
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"Room 6 is amazing"
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