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Forest View Guest House

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Symonds Yat East, Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6JL, England
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Ranked #2 of 6 Symonds Yat B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
NoGearsRob Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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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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Bristol, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The lady owner is lovely. She needs to divorce the nasty man she is married to as we were not the only people who's stay this horrible man ruined. He was rude from the moment we walked in to the moment we left. Unfortunately this completely tainted any nice comments I would have had about this hotel.this man should certainly... More

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Gill H, Owner at Forest View Guest House, responded to this review

Unfortunately this person is anonymous to me and I have no idea what allegedly happened.. I really do not want or need marriage guidance from some one i have not met. John works an average of 16 hours a day to run this guest house and if any future guests have any fears at all just read all of our... More

Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Been looking forward to staying here for a while and finally yesterday we arrived at the hotel. On first approach I was not sure where to park as there is no sign to follow to car park so parked at foot of steps and popped up to find out where to park. As I approached the front door the owner... More

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Gill H, Owner at Forest View Guest House, responded to this review

I am sorry that John upset you by pointing out that the car park was where the cars are parked, I am sure no offence was meant, and our car park is free and the right to use it runs out when you check out, if he gave you permission to stay a little longer whilst you went on the... More

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Warm welcoming staff, clean comfortable, homely feel. Close proximity to water and canoe hire along with great restaurant (Saracens Head) and amazing view. Would thoroughly recommend, a mist enjoyable weekend retreat.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gill, John & their staff are very welcoming and looked after us very well. We had a long weekend in the Wye Valley and this guest house is ideally situated. Lovely pubs/restuarants in easy walking distance (although maybe a bit pricey if you are a family with children) and great walks if you're wanting to work off your breakfast. Lovely... More

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

Excellent views and lovely room-number 5. Breakfast choices were available and cooked to perfection. Perfect weather may have helped but couldn't find fault with anything. Would stay again if ever in the area and will recommend to friends.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

John and Gill and Staff, should be congratulated on their friendly approachable nature. Rooms clean and fresh! Breakfast excellent and very organised people, did not wait long for anything. Forest view has a relaxing and comfortable atmosphere. It's the best place for walking, and eating. Yat Rock was a great walk @ 6.00am if you can get up take your... More

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London
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Forest View Guest House during the May bank holiday weekend, and enjoyed 3 nights in the lovely Symonds Yat! The owners Gill and John were the perfect hosts (along with their staff) and made us feel very welcome and totally at ease. We were fortunate to have a lovely view of the forest, and... More

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Nelson, Lancashire
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10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Stayed at this delightful Hotel overnight about three weeks ago and in almost every respect it could not be faulted. My only real problem was the room we had was a twin with only 30 inch beds and being a fairly large person I felt a little insecure. I think the room was No. 61. Other than that the hosts... More

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Witney, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We have just returned from a 2 night stay and I cannot recommend this wonderful guest house enough. The breakfasts were really good,tasty and filling. The never ending coffee/tea top ups were much needed to set you up for the day ahead. We found the owners very helpful and welcoming. We stayed in room 11, the bed was extremely comfortable... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

The forest view sums up symonds yat for me. Friendly, welcoming, relaxed and the best bit is the view. Breakfast was very nice, well worth the money! It didn't bother me but I could see having to hold the shower head up when you showering bothering some people.

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Address: Symonds Yat East, Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6JL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Herefordshire > Ross-on-Wye > Symonds Yat
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Hotel Class:4 star — Forest View Guest House 4*
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
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Welcome to our four star guest-house. Visitors will be treated to a breakfast of their choice; much needed after the multitude of outdoor activities available on the doorstep. From short breaks to long stays, Gill and John do their best to cater for individual needs to make each stay unforgettable double and twin rooms offer panoramic river views, so for those who haven't managed the cycling, kayaking, hiking, fishing or climbing, they can still appreciate the famous Three Countries View (Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Monmouthshire) from the comfort of their room. Stunning bed and breakfast accommodation with panoramic views of the River Wye. Set in over an acre of beautiful gardens with lawns, shrubs and ornamental fish-pond. Total of eleven double bedrooms, all with en-suites. Licensed Bar,Free Wi-Fi Internet available. Conveniently located for Cheltenham, Chepstow, Gloucester, Hereford, Monmouth and Ross-on-Wye. Excellent road links to Cardiff and South Wales.Private parking. Pubs and restaurants within easy walking distance. Check-in time from 2.30pm, Check-out time is no later than 10.30am. ... more   less 
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