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Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2015

We visited the Boatyard last Saturday to celebrate my wife's birthday. We had not previously booked and as there were seven in the party we thought it might cause a problem about seating. Nothing was further from the truth, we were greeted by the friendly staff who quickly arranged for two tables to be put together. The food was very...

Thank anthony s
Reviewed 20 February 2015

Everything was fine - as far as a business trip was concerned. By far and away the best bit however, was the staff. They went out of their way to look after me - they were attentive, thoughtful and always willing to help. If only every hotel had the same!!!

1Thank Julian P
Reviewed 17 January 2015

Hi This Hotel reads that pets are allowed. Unfortunately shortly after booking I had a call from the Manager to say they do not allow pets in accommodation. Very disappointed as it was what I was looking for

3Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 2 January 2015 via mobile

Buffet menu 2 served with Cold chips and folk less coleslaw - both uneatable When brought to the attention of the manager, a rude, defensive and dismissive response was received Very expensive buffet considering price person and parts not eatable

3Thank RebeccaJane1980
Reviewed 22 November 2014

Just back from the boatyard inn, went for my husbands birthday never been before. We enjoyed it wasn't really busy but it is November. We had a meal which was lovely, you make look and think bit pricey but you do get loads to eat, well delicious, Now to the room WOW it was lovely and big the bed was...

Thank shazy85
Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2014

My wife and I broke up our journey to the Lake District with the recommendation from a friend that we spend the night at this Inn beside the canal. Located conveniently adjoining the motorway system and yet at the same time nestling in some delightful Lancashire countryside, this was the perfect respite from a car journey blighted by a jammed-up...

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 15 September 2014

Good location next to canal. 6 large rooms nicely decorated. Free wifi. Soap dispenser awkwardly located on bathroom wall. Clean on arrival and cleaned for our second night. Well serviced. Comfortable bed. Breakfast no menu - " you can have anything you would like" Toast served on same plate as hot meal so you might get egg or beans on...

1Thank Northumberlandscout
Reviewed 14 September 2014

We chose The Boatyard for a stop - off on the way home. The images on the web look nice but in reality the rooms are a bit tired looking and quite disappointing. The bed was quite comfortable and the room and ensuite spacious but the wash basin was cracked and chipped and the bath panel hanging off. We ate...

1Thank MUALanarkshire
Lancashire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2014 via mobile

Visited the boatyard on a summer lunch time. Was sceptical about going because the good had been hit and miss over the last 12 months. The food was poor and wasn't cheap so it's a shame but until we hear good recommendations from friends we won't be going again.

1Thank I_have_standards2014
Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2014

Myself and my two parents stayed here for two nights. When we got home we noticed that we had been charged for 8 breakfasts. We were also charged for the tea and coffee in the rooms. I therefore wrote to the owners over two weeks ago asking for an explanation but no response. I would advise anyone to check their...

3Thank Dave646

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our canalside location is a winner in the sunshine - sit back and relax with a long, cool drink as you watch the narrowboats float quietly by. And if the weather's not quite so pleasant, we've got loads of room inside with a choice of comfy sofas or dining chairs and tables.With great value food made on-site from locally sourced ingredients, our menu has something for everyone and the quality of our food is superior.Our bar has four beers on hand pump and we've got a great selection of lagers, cider, wines and soft drinks.And there's no rush to drive home after an evening at The Boatyard - why not stay in one of our six recently decorated and well appointed rooms.Then wake up to a hearty breakfast and grab a latte in our coffee shop before leaving. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grill & Grain at the Boatyard

Address: 2 Bolton Road, Hoghton PR5 0SP, England (Formerly The Boatyard)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Hoghton
Price Range: $131 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Grill & Grain at the Boatyard 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“I didn't use the bedrooms.”
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“All rooms have a good view.”
 of 5 bubbles anthonys192, 26 Mar 2015 | Read review
“we had room 1 but think they only have 1-6 if they are same as number one you will not be disapointed,xx”
 of 5 bubbles shazy85, 22 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Just ask the management.”
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