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Warwick
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Whilst staying at the Bracelands Forest Holidays site we walked to Symonds Yat. We stopped at the Saracen's Head for food which was fantastic, especially the homemade chips!! Dogs are welcome in the bar area and staff are really friendly and helpful. I'd highly recommend this pub.

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1Thank GWall81
Okehampton
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fantastic position on edge of River Wye in the beautiful Forest of Dean. Easy atmosphere. Varied menu and good service. Great quality and quantity of food, unbelievable steak sandwiches. Good mug of tea to follow - teabag separate to mug to regulate strength. Brilliant!

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1Thank Peter H
Romsey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Saracens Head rescued us! We had booked a B&B locally, only to be horrified on arrival that the rooms were dirty and smelly (really smelly!), so, having stayed at The Saracen's Head some years ago and remembering how lovely it was, I called late at night to see if they had a room. They had just one! The chap...

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1Thank Jennie15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fifth stay over a number of years and still as good as ever. Beautiful location - enhanced by a glorious display of Autumn colour round and about. Very clean, comfortable rooms and a lovely cosy dining room. The food is fantastic. Excellent breakfast cooked to order and a great range of fresh fruit and pastries, served in a lovely light...

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1Thank Anne H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow what a stunning place the views are incredible. The hotel room was prefect lovely mattress and pillows and couldn't fault the room stayed one night for business and stayed for breakfast which was top class and staff so friendly 10/10 can't wait to go back even if it is just a night over for business I would recommend a...

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Portland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went into the Inn to ask how to use the ferry across the river to be told that it was the barman who was the ferryman! We returned for lunch and the food was great and the service friendly and prompt. We sat outside directly on the riverside to have our lunch and just watched the ducks go by...

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1Thank islandgirl1958
Romford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic location. Very friendly and helpful staff. They also run the hand-ferry across the Wye... Nice accommodation. Great cooked breakfast and lots of fruit to go with the cereal. Good beer. Excellent value at £59 for a double room. Would thoroughly recommend. One thing to bear in mind is that breakfast runs 8.30 - 9.30. They can accommodate something earlier...

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1Thank GrahamAndEden
Barton upon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a very enjoyable overnight stay whilst visiting the area. Stunning location, quiet, peaceful and very beautiful. All staff were friendly and helpful without being 'in your face'. Bedroom was cozy, with fully opening windows (joy) overlooking the beautiful river. Lovely bathroom. Dinner was excellent, lovely dining room, good service. Breakfast was lovely, quality ingredients cooked to order, with newspapers...

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1Thank Beth W
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Stopped for light lunch today after a lengthy walk along the river. Firstly, lots of people were stranded on the other side of the river with no means of crossing over via the ferry. My husband waited 20 minutes ! When enquiring inside the restaurant, I was met with a somewhat hostile reply from a male employee stating it as...

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1Thank Foxy5360
Uxbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We absolute love this place after finding this 6 years ago. No real complaint this time after just returning home after a 3 day stay celebrating my partners 70th birthday except we found the evening menu a little boring compared to the menu in the past when the menu was more extensive with a 'Specials Board'. In fact there wasnt...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Saracens Head Inn has stood for centuries in its spectacular position on the east bank of the River Wye where the river flows into a steep wooded gorge, on the edge of the Forest of Dean. Popular with walkers, cyclists, canoeists, fishermen and fans of good food and real ales, the Inn has a relaxed ambiance throughout, from the flagstone bar to the cozy lounge and stylish dining room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Saracens Head Inn

Address: Symonds Yat East, Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6JL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Herefordshire > Ross-on-Wye > Symonds Yat
Price Range: £67 - £503 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Saracens Head Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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The Saracens Head Hotel Symonds Yat
The Saracens Head Inn Symonds Yat, Herefordshire
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“Lovely river views a must!”
 of 5 bubbles Jennie15, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are Fabulous.......several being rejuvenated very soon.”
 of 5 bubbles smc190737, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“River view essential!”
 of 5 bubbles 630ianw, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you want a bit of luxury, book the Upper Boathouse, you won't be disappointed!”
 of 5 bubbles janejsb, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I can only state that room 11 does NOT have air conditioning, I can't vouch for the other rooms although they ALL looked nice”
 of 5 bubbles Twoofus6465, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
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