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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“cromwell suite”(16 reviews)
“the pub”(33 reviews)
“low ceilings”(12 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

For our last night in civilisation before heading to the Green Man Festival, we decided to treat ourselves to 24 hours in Hay, and we truly couldn't have picked a better base than the Old Black Lion. Without exception, every staff member has made our...More

Thank Teutonic67
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was polite and helpful. Good parking space on the backyard. Our room was in the annex which was very convenient for us. The room was quite spacious, very clean, peaceful and rather cool though the weather was hot and humid. The bed was...More

Thank SissyBar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved at our stay at the Old Black Lion. Our room was an absolute delight with it's traditional furniture and lovely comfortable bed. The bathroom was super modern and the wifi connection excellent. This is a centuries old coaching house, so there's no lifts,...More

Thank WellingtonKiwiJo
Response from Dolan L, Owner at Old Black LionResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you we loved having you to stay. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a table booked for 7pm. Thought we would arrive 1/2hr early and have a pre dinner drink in the garden. Ordered drinks and asked if we could go to the garden. By his response I can only assume that he thought we wanted to...More

Thank manofkent1394
Reviewed July 6, 2018

We ate there on a Friday night, and they have live Jazz music every Friday night (and good jazz music). The food is quite good ... not "pub" food by any stretch ... nice medium-higher end food. Price is a bit higher than I would...More

Thank SusanAndTom
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Amenities
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
$139 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 Mid-range Hotel in Hay-on-Wye
#2 Quirky Hotels Hotel in Hay-on-Wye
#3 Business Hotel in Hay-on-Wye
#4 Quaint Hotel in Hay-on-Wye
#6 Family Hotel in Hay-on-Wye
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
$139 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Mid-range Hotel in Hay-on-Wye
#2 Quirky Hotels Hotel in Hay-on-Wye
#3 Business Hotel in Hay-on-Wye
#4 Quaint Hotel in Hay-on-Wye
#6 Family Hotel in Hay-on-Wye
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Room & Suite (22)
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tinkerbel_9
May 12, 2018|
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Response from Susan270715 | Reviewed this property |
We didn’t have a problem but it is a relatively small car park and we arrived in the afternoon when pub was closed.
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Carole Anne C
November 21, 2016|
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Response from Robert T | Reviewed this property |
no, bar and restaurant on the ground floor.
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Room Tips
"The rooms in the annexe, just a few paces from the pub, are very good indeed."
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"off road parking is handy"
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"We had rooms 3 and 4. Both lovely"
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"Make sure room is refurbished. Those that are not are very depressing."
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