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    Old Black Lion

    26 Lion Street, Hay-on-Wye HR3 5AD, Wales
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    Overview
    • Excellent57%
    • Very good30%
    • Average9%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    “low ceilings” (11 reviews)
    “the pub” (32 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    A lovely old building dating from 1640, centrally located with car parking & friendly, helpful staff. The rooms are very nicely decorated and the evening menu has good vegetarian options. It’s one short of the excellent rating because, the cooked vegetarian breakfast was mostly -...More

    Thank Neil R
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We were staying in Hay at the end of August for a couple of nights. We don't usually eat at the same place twice as like to try out different places but after a fantastic meal the first night we returned the following evening. Best...More

    Thank Lynda M
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We arrived to a pleasant welcome and were shown upstairs to our rooms - creaky floorboards all the way. The bedroom was old-style with plenty of draws and hanging space and the bathroom was functional and surprisingly modern. My wife thought the bed was not...More

    Thank Canar1
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Stayed for a night to visit the bookshops in the town. A very comfortable stay. I was put up in room 6 which has a flight of steps to reach the room and then has double levels with the bed on the lower and the...More

    Thank Freelander270
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Very welcoming oldie worldy pub. Stayed in room 9 recently updated. Very comfortable and quiet. Excellent evening meal by and breakfast served by very friendly staff. Would definitely stay again. Only passing through so no time to see the town. Spectacular part of the country.

    Thank Pauline B
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$115 - US$149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Hay-on-Wye
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    • Old Black Lion Hotel Hay-On-Wye
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    Carole Anne C
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    Response from Robert T | Reviewed this property |
    no, bar and restaurant on the ground floor.
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    "Room 6 was large and comfortable."
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    "Room 6 is amazing"
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    "If you are over 6", you may want to call and check availability and what rooms they would suggest for you"
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    "For accessibility choose a ground floor room in the coach house."
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