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The Boars Head Hotel

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Church Street, Bishops Castle SY9 5AE, England
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Ranked #5 of 11 Bishops Castle B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for two nights at the boars head hotel in the most comfortable bed ever. It was huge. The room was spotless and the shower was like a waterfall from heaven. The breakfast was cooked to perfection. I had a full English on one morning and the eggs Benedict on the other. Both amazing. I would revisit Bishops castle just... More

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

This is the second time my husband and I have stayed in this hotel. The rooms we have stayed in are spacious with extremely comfortable beds. The hosts are very friendly and the breakfasts are piping hot and plentiful. Would definitely stay again.

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Halesowen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We only stopped one night as a last minute mini break but what a find. The family room was very large, the beds comfy and the en-suite had a wonderful rain shower. We had an evening meal (worth reserving beforehand), which was delicious and plentiful. The breakfast was well worth it and both the hosts (Darren and Stuart) were friendly.... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We have just returned from our 4th stay at The Boars Head. We always appreciate staying at a place that is trying so hard to improve what they offer. In short since our first stay,the rooms,food,car park and pub have completely changed all for the better. Well done to Darren and Stuart for making a difference to a great English... More

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Wigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

A warm and friendly pub. Rooms are in a separate building directly opposite with own parking. Spotless, lovely comfy bed, nice decor and fab shower, even have a docking station. For £60 (this doesn't include breakfast) it has everything you need and more. Breakfast is optional at £7.50 per person but I would highly recommend as the service and food... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Stayed here coming from Devils bridge in Abergavenny and on our way to Coventry. My husband had stayed here a few weeks before when working in the area and liked it a lot. So decided to take me there too on our little weekend away. I was very impressed with the pub welcoming with a huge coal fire and comfortable... More

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

I stayed three nights at the end of January 2014 through work. On arrival I was pleased to see ample parking. I was greeted by a very polite lady behind the bar and after signing in I was shown to my room.....a twin ensuite room. I was very pleasantly suprised with the size and cleanliness of the room. The room... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Stayed for 3 nights between xmas & new year using 2 rooms for our family of 5. Found it by chance but had a really enjoyable stay. Accommodation, particularly the family room, was spacious & clean. Pub was cosy & atmospheric. Food was very good with good size portions & reasonably priced. Staff were all very friendly & helpful. Would... More

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Oakham, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

I stayed at The Boar's Head for two nights during cycling break in the Shropshire Hills in December 2013. The place is all that one might expect in an English Country Inn. Good, warm beds, terrific food in terrific quantities, some good beer and cider and a pleasingly economical wine list! The staff are welcoming, accommodating (sic) and exceptionally friendly.... More

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Knighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

I took my family here I found the Boars head to be a welcoming place to eat and meet up with my family. I found that on the menu they seemed to accommodate everyone whether groups, seniors, couple or families with children there is something on the menu for everyone. lovely place will definitely return with my family. They had... More

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Address: Church Street, Bishops Castle SY9 5AE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Bishops Castle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Boars Head Hotel 4*
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The Boars Head is a Seventeeth Century former Coaching Inn and has the oldest license in the town dating back to Sixteen Forty Two. Darren & Stuart took over in 2008 after a period of closure and purchased the freehold Fifteen months ago. Since then we have been lovingly restoring it and now enjoy an official AA rating of a Four Star Inn. Our Restaurant is open everyday from Midday - Nine PM all our food is made in house, and is good hearty pub food. Our rooms are in a converted barn across the car park at the rear of the property where you can enjoy the freedom of your own front door but all the services you would expect from a well run establishment. I have been in the service industry Twenty Two years, we care about our customers wether there local or passing through you will find a warm welcome. Our rooms are all en suite bath & Shower with Ipod Docking Station, Tea & Coffee, Iron & Ironing Boars, Mini Fride, Digital Safe, Flat Screen TV/DVD Player. We look forward to your visit soon................. ... more   less 
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