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The Saracens Head Inn

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Symonds Yat East, Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6JL, England
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Ranked #3 of 6 Symonds Yat B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

From the location, service, to the food, excellent. To all those that review it's expensive you get what you pay for, great ingredients, generous portions, cooked and plated well - worth every penny, eat dinner three nights running! To accommodate my allergies happy to deconstruct meals for me, provide alternative, sign of a good restaurant! Oh and the hand ferry... More

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Wiltshire
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6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed just the one night on the 22nd of August just as a stop over during a bike trip and I wish we could have stayed for longer! The room was very clean and tidy with a great bathroom, evening food was very good and the waiting staff were very courteous and funny. Breakfast was just as good. We will... More

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London
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9 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Decided to stay here while visiting the Wye Valley , Forets of Dean and Brecon Beacons. A good choice. Room 3 was small but comfy , lovely view across the river. A little noisy at night if you are a early to bed sort of person. Breakfast first class with good selection . We ate twice in the restaurant with... More

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Simple rooms, clean and bright but the location, staff and food are outstanding. We stayed three nights and explored some of the menu. Tasty, beautifully presented food is delivered by friendly and positive staff. The bar is large, well staffed and stocked with a good range of beers and spirits, especially whiskies. Beyond the inn are a range of walks... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been here on many occasions over the years; Motorcycle ride with friends and a quick stop for a drink and a bite. Staying nearby when paddling and an evening in the pub. "Date" night with my partner. Dinner with friends. Overall I've never been let down by the welcome, the food or the drinks. Cider is always well served,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying in lodges in the Forest of Dean and had already made plans to walk to Symonds Yat and have lunch at the Saracens Head as we'd heard good things about it. Turned up after the kitchen had closed but the chef managed to rustle up a delicious Ploughmans and a bowl of lovely thick-cut chips. Lovely food... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Saracens Head on the eve of a canoeing adventure down the river Wye. As well as having a lively friendly atmosphere the staff were very helpful and attentive. I ordered the Pie of the day and my girlfriend had the chicken and both were exceptional. The prices were similar to London Gastro pub prices but the helpings... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
23 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did. Worth it for the view alone. After a great pub meal I found it very difficult to get motivated to continue our trip. I could have spent all afternoon watching the world float by. How long does it take to train to pull the ferry. A slightly drunken passenger thought he could do it ... no chance nearly... More

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Bakewell, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
24 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overheard a conversation singing the praises for this place so decided to give it a try and we were not disappointed. The overall experience was very, very good. Lovely clean bedroom and bathroom, excellent breakfast with 10 different kinds of fresh fruit, evening meal equally as good. The weather was wonderful so plenty of people around but with loads of... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been here before and been pleased with the choice as it is a great location. A business trip meant an overnight stay and I also opted to eat there. A very good decision! The welcome was efficient and friendly, the room was excellent with big windows overlooking the River Wye and a lovely bathroom. The pub and dining... More

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Address: Symonds Yat East, Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6JL, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Herefordshire > Ross-on-Wye > Symonds Yat
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Hotel Class:4 star — The Saracens Head Inn 4*
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The Saracens Head Inn has stood for centuries in its spectacular position on the east bank of the River Wye where the river flows into a steep wooded gorge, on the edge of the Forest of Dean. Popular with walkers, cyclists, canoeists, fishermen and fans of good food and real ales, the Inn has a relaxed ambiance throughout, from the flagstone bar to the cozy lounge and stylish dining room. ... more   less 
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