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Old Black Lion

Lion St., Hay-on-Wye HR3 5AD, Wales
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Heywood, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for the one night passing through Hay on Wye on business. I always stay in town or village pub when away on business. Key thing here was good room, comfy bed , great bath room , complete with a bath- wonderful! Breakfast cooked fresh to order and a good choice. The pub to my tastes was more of a... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Stayed for 1 night in Cromwell Suite and very friendly staff. When we got there, the room was not heated, but they turned it on promptly and gave us a small heater and extra blankets. Within an hour the room was very toasty. Excellent included breakfast of yoghurt/dried fruit, scrambled eggs, baked beans, potatoes, toast – huge portion and could... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

First class food and friendly and attentive service. A beautifully maintained old inn in the lovely surroundings of Hay on Wye with views out into the countryside from the terrace. Highly recommended.

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Brynmawr, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Took my boyfriend for a meal for his birthday. We were seated at a lovely table. Waitress staff were excellent and attentive. Food was fantastic. We had mackerel and pigs cheek to start then duck and beef for main. Food was well presented and really tasty. Highly recommend for a romantic meal.

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Wales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Stayed over night at The Old Black Lion. Such a warm welcome, felt like home. Lovely friendly staff. Had a meal in the evening and it was beautiful. Breakfast in the morning was delicious and set us up well for the long day of shopping ahead. Such a 'croeso cynnes' (warm welcome). Would definitely stay there again and recommend it... More 

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Talgarth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Having lived in the locality for more than 20 years we had never visited here despite hearing good reviews. Combining this with a stay locally we booked a table and dined on a stormy November evening. Our food was beautifully cooked the service was excellent and friendly and there was no waiting, faultless in essence. I cannot recommend this more... More 

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Thank Nome2014
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

2 night stay and really enjoyed the very good food and atmosphere in the pub and restaurant. The staff were very welcoming and pleasant. Our room was not in the main building, but in the adjacent annex which was a pity as it was small, dingy and pretty tired. If we were to return we would only do so if... More 

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

While visiting Hay on Wye stayed at the Old Black Lion. Car park to the side and behind the building Staff friendly and accommodating to our needs. Evening meal was great. Our room for the night was warm and comfortable. Breakfast absolutely set us up for the day. Easy walking distance to the centre of the town along Bear street.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

This is a Great Place To Eat. We eat out a lot and all over the country. So where do I start. The staff here are so helpful and super friendly. The atmosphere is relaxed and welcoming. The setting is warm and cosy or hot and cosy next to the log burner. The food is stunning with ample portions and... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

We stayed for a long weekend in mid October and found the staff to be wonderfully friendly and welcoming and the hotel is in an excellent location - quiet but easy to walk around all the lovely book shops! Our room was on the ground floor of the coach house next door. I was mildly concerned about noise from the... More 

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