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The Boar's Head

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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254 reviews
61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lived in Harrogate for over 7 years but this was our first visit to the Boars Head and won't be our last. As expected Ripley itself was very busy but the hotel restaurant was surprisingly quiet at 1pm, this did change once the heavens opened but more of that later..... The service was very good, not too rushed, and the... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food we had was good if not a little overpriced but given its location I would forgive that however we were completely ignored by the staff. I went to the bar to order drinks and get a menu, several staff there talking between themselves but didn't acknowledge me. We then had a problem with the high chair as the... More 

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1 Thank Caroline979
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

On the off chance of Sunday lunch we turned up at the boars head thinking there'd be no table......there was and lunch was delicious. The service was excellent it was spotlessly clean and food delivered tastefully and in a timely manner. We will return and it comes recommended well worth a visit!

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were told on the phone that the restaurant was full and only tables in the bar available, however this was certain,y not the case as the restaurAnt was neatly empty when we arrived. A very nice sounding menu but over ambitious fir the chef. Maybe the chef was new and a more simple menu would have been appropriate because... More 

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newcastle upon tyne
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34 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked on the day as needed a rest from traveling and WOW is all I can say from first arrival in the stunning town of Ripley you knew it would be good . Check in flawless and attentive , room was a fair size and the little details were perfect from the tea and coffee with the hotels name on... More 

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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for our wedding anniversary and the hotel is in a lovely location next to the truly idilic Ripley Castle, which the hotel reception gave us free tickets to look round. The rooms are small but it is a very old pub/inn so was to be expected and were perfectly acceptable and very clean The service staff were very friendly.... More 

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Boars_Head_Hotel, Front Office Manager at The Boar's Head, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and I am pleased you enjoyed your Anniversary break with us. We do have a selection of rooms from small doubles to our larger standard and superior rooms. If you choose to visit again, when you book, please ask the Reception Team will be more than happy to ensure you are booked into one of... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are many reasons why you should come to the beautiful village of Ripley and stay at the Boar's Head, not least of all the lovely rooms, excellent service and delicious food (both dinner and breakfast were perfect) - but a special mention must go to the hotel manager who went out of her way to ensure our stay was... More 

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1 Thank Tabka
Boars_Head_Hotel, Front Office Manager at The Boar's Head, responded to this review

We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. We run a rolling programme of maintenance/decoration here at the Boar's Head and the Bar is on the list. More 

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My mum loved the asparagus and the soup. The rest of us didn't enjoy our mains-assiette of pork-tough and dry, Fish and chips-heavy batter and a bit greasy, and venison-also tough. The manager was cross with us about the numbers-1 more than we had apparently booked for. The wine and beer were very nice and so was the cheese board.

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2 Thank Catherine S
Boars_Head_Hotel, Front Office Manager at The Boar's Head, responded to this review

I am so sorry your meal didn't match your expectations, this is really unusual, especially with the Fish and Chips are one of our best selling dishes. There is no reason we would not be happy to welcome an additional guest especially for a Birthday Celebration and can only apologise if my Restaurant Manager gave you that impression. More 

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed one night on a drive between London and Edinburgh. This was a great spot to break the journey. The room was spotless. The pub meal was not bad and the breakfast also reasonable. It was let down by really bad coffee at breakfast, and the chintzy decor which lacked character. The town itself is a bit too manicured... More 

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1 Thank Rhema V
Boars_Head_Hotel, Front Office Manager at The Boar's Head, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, we are a very popular half way stop on the way up north. I am sorry you didn't enjoy your morning coffee and will ask the Breakfast Team if anyone else has provided similar feedback. We are constantly working on the Wifi signal. The Castle Grounds are superb for a stroll especially after a long... More 

London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights in mid-spring and it was a great time of year to visit. Lovely touches in keeping with the quaint theme of the venue were appreciated. The bar and restaurant served excellent meal and there was plenty of choice with breakfast.

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Boars_Head_Hotel, Front Office Manager at The Boar's Head, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Coaching Inn set within the magnificent Ripley Castle Estate. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Boar's Head

Address: Ripley Castle Estate, Ripley HG3 3AY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Ripley
Price Range: $130 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Boar's Head 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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