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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Sept 2016 We booked the bateman arms for a two night stay as a group of eight people (wrinklies) the rooms were basic but clean and comfortable, we found that the food was to a very good standard as was the service by the very helpful staff .all in all it was a very pleasant stay. Well done Tracy &... More 

Thank alan d
North London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I stayed here for a couple of nights with some old friends to have a short break and a good catch up. The rooms were clean and comfortable and appeared recently decorated. The landlord and staff were very friendly, the food was OK and there were three well kept real ales on tap, including a couple of... More 

Thank NorthLondonDaveR
Pembrokeshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

~ A really warm reception from Tracey and Staff. Delicious food, served with a smile. The locally caught Trout was exceptionally tasty and beautifully presented ~~ If you are in the Marches area and are hungry ~ I suggest you call in! The real ale is kept with loving care and is highly quaffable!

Thank davidhughe
Tracy F, Owner at The Bateman Arms, responded to this review

David, On seeing the title "Wonderful Trout" I thought you were referring to Tracy. She is great but will be even more impressed to hear that you enjoyed your fish so much. Thanks again. Simon More 

Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was comfortable and clean but needed updating. The landlord and landlady were very friendly and helpful they gave the impression nothing was too much trouble. The breakfast was very good plentiful, well cooked and served. Would I stay here again yes without a doubt.

Thank Jenny B
Shropshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We too were "Mortimer Trailers" and therefore had a one night stay midway along the trail. However, we knew before arriving that we had made a great discovery... I made the booking over the telephone with Simon one of the proprietors. Simon was genial and the last minute booking was effortless. Simon's demeanour did not alter when on a busy... More 

Thank ShropshireSam2014
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44 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well off the beaten track and in an hamlet in the countryside, this Pub is what a really good English pub is all about, friendly landlord and happy staff, the warmth of greeting is sincere and the food and drinks are first class, excellent beer selection for those not driving! The hostelry is a well used by the locals, which... More 

Thank Paleface07
Redlands, California
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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

, I stayed one night while walking the Mortimer Trail (a.k.a. the Mortimer Bog, alas) in June. The room, in a former stable, had plenty of character from the old stones and beams, and a pleasingly bold color scheme. (Not a fan of beige.) Very comfortable bed; bath small but functional. The pub/restaurant was also attractive. The menu was imaginative... More 

Thank vnrose52
Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here, sadly for only one night, on the weekend. We had a large, comfortable room in a separate annex to the main building. The best thing about this place though is the food. Fantastic value and really high quality. There is a very good wine list and a good choice of beers and ciders. The location is great... More 

Thank Nerissa12
Leominster, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first visit three years ago was disappointing. Since then this has changed ownership and for the last year has acquired and excellent chef who now has clearly trained up an very good staff. This week was our 3rd visit there to eat during this year and the standard and quality is still improving. Our most experience was for Sunday... More 

Thank martinu
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were on our way to Hereford camping and the weather was due to be bad so decided to stop in B&B for the first night. The staff were very helpful and welcoming and we felt very relaxed. We decided to eat in the pub and booked a table for later that evening. We had a couple of excellent beers... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bateman Arms is an 18th Century, three storey coaching inn situated in the small village of Shobdon in the unspoilt County of Herefordshire, just a few miles from the Welsh Border.The Bateman Arms has three main guest rooms situated on the first floor. These are furnished in traditional style, equipped with modern conveniences such as digital television, WIFI internet access and ensuite bath or shower. In addition there are tea and coffee making facilities, supplied bath robes and hair dryer. In the 'Coach House' we have a further six rooms offering a more contempory style yet the same, high quality facilities. Two of our rooms can be used as family rooms providing comfortable accommodation for up to two adults and two children. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bateman Arms

Address: Shobdon, Shobdon HR6 9LX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Herefordshire > Shobdon
Price Range: $96 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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