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The Boars Head Hotel

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May 7 May 8
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Coventry
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here for quite a few years and and I use it even more now they have a dog friendly room. Seen the Boars head improve over the years as the owners have kept on investing in their business. Always in my top 2/3 places to go for a nice weekend away.

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drrnp, Owner at The Boars Head Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, your comments are appreciated, especially as you are a regular guest, and have noticed the continual improvements we make. We hope to see you again soon! Regards Darren

Beverley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited previously and our experience wasn't great but we decided to venture in again. Well what a difference; different atmosphere totally & the food was spot on. A mix of locals & tourists either eating or drinking. The food was tasty & quality and unlike last time came promptly. Lots of choice for both us & the kids - perfect....

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drrnp, Owner at The Boars Head Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us! We are so pleased that you felt us worth of another visit and that we didn't let you down! I wish I could take the credit for serving you, but I think you are referring to my partner Stuart. Myself usually you will find tied to the cooker or the sink!...

Fleet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bishops Castle is a great place to explore the Welsh Marches from and the Boar's Head is an excellent place to stay. Large, quiet rooms, good food morning and evening and friendly and welcoming staff. Highly recommended.

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drrnp, Owner at The Boars Head Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope that your review will help other travellers stay with us, and enjoy our property as much as you did. Regards Darren

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for newly furnished accommodation,in a quiet court yard setting with the option of a fabulous pub with a good range of beer & food, then look no further. We booked Dinner ,bed & breakfast and it was extremely good value for money,and all arranged around times to suit us.

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drrnp, Owner at The Boars Head Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, so nice to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to your return visit. Regards Darren

Flax Bourton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyable weekend stay with friends for walking holiday in the surrounding area. Very comfortable accommodation and pleasant and helpful staff ,would certainly recommend this Inn which has a wealth of character .

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So pleased you enjoyed your time with us! Thank you for taking the time to let us and other travellers know that you enjoyed your experience. We hope to see you again soon! Regards Darren

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has wonderful charm and history! Is grounds are immaculate and the buildings are beautiful, old word charm. The restaurant is very good and the staff there is awesome. My only complaint is the housekeeping staff is a little loud and they slam the doors all day, that's what kept this from being 5 stars, other than that!! Nice...

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drrnp, Owner at The Boars Head Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you fro taking the time to review our property. I am not sure why our housekeeping staff would be slamming the doors all day as they ahd finished there shift at 1pm, but I will investigate it. We hope you will return soon Regards Darren

Boston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed here a few years ago so I knew what to expect and I wanted to be in Bishops Castle early on Friday as some friends and I were meeting up in a holiday cottage for the weekend. I felt really comfortable on my own and we all came for aa meal the following evening which was lovely.

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drrnp, Owner at The Boars Head Hotel, responded to this review

We are thrilled that you enjoyed your return visit, and that it met your expectations.. Thank you for taking the time to review us, and we hope to see you again soon! Regards Darren

Codsall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Wife and I had two lovely meals, great beer selection served exceptionally efficiently by friendly staff. Young lad serving would not come out of kitchen to get a tip, kept me waiting 5 minutes so his loss, pity about that

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Thank you for taking the time to review our business, feedback is always important to us so that we can keep on track, We look forward to seeing you again soon! Regards Darren

Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We made a late booking but the reception we got was fantastic and they even rang us ahead to check our eta. The rooms were superb. We will be coming back and recommending to friends. Nothing was too much trouble

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drrnp, Owner at The Boars Head Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us, we always appreciate feedback. Remember to book direct next time as you that way you are always guaranteed the best rate. Regards Darren

Stoke-on-Trent
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This being our first visit to the Boars Head the friendly attitude of the staff & the excellent quality of the food made our visit for Sunday lunch a good choice . We would have no hesitation in returning & would highly recommend it .

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Thank you for taking the time to review our property, we are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your first time, and hope it is the start of many more Regards Darren

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 Boards, Digital Safe, Flat Screen TV/DVD Player. We look forward to your visit soon................. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Boars Head Hotel

Address: Church Street, Bishops Castle SY9 5AE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Bishops Castle
Price Range: ₹ 2,721 - ₹ 6,866 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Boars Head Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Room 1 Dog friendly.”
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“There are 4 bedrooms at present in the same conversion so all good.”
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“Room 3 is lovely ”
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“The photos on the website do it no justice as it was a lot nicer when we got there.”
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