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The Boars Head Hotel
Ranked #1 of 2 Long Preston B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Peterborough, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
245 reviews
69 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
“Friendly, Helpful and Good Food.”
Reviewed 24 August 2012

I booked a last minute single room here as I needed to be in Settle to collect my daughter from her D of E expedition.
I could not fault the reception or stay at all.
The welcome was friendly and I was even given a double room for the cost of the single.
As it was a Thursday I chose to eat of the Steak night special - I was allowed to take the offer and pay half price, and was pleased that I did. Rump steak, succulent and perfectly cooked with home made chips that were fabulous. The restaurant was buzzing, but certainly not over noisy when I went to bed at 10pm. Yes, there are ear plugs, but I didn't need them. Road is reasonably busy, but didn't ruin my sleep!
Breakfast was freshly cooked, with full english and cereals on offer.
OK, maybe the carpets have seen better days, but the rooms have been updated as had my shower room and felt nice and clean.
I would definitely return if I was in the area and would not hesitate to recommend.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled solo
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Reviewed 14 August 2012

Stayed here in May 2012 for B.Holiday weekend. The hotel is on quite a busy main road, but in the evening it is not so bad.
Arrived in a.noon the pub was full with familys enjoying the weekend entertainment in the pub and around the village. Room quite large and clean but in need of some TLC decor wise, but nothing serious. Dining in the evening was excellent, the food was to die for. Really enjoyed it. Service very good too. On Sunday after returning from our day out we noticed that there were not many bar staff around. Not many.... It transpired that the Landlord was running the place single handed and if it hadn't had been for the locals helping out, ( who incidentally were there to dine) in the bar and waiting tables no one would have got served. We decided to have a light bite and was duly informed we could have a bit of wait, but was happy to do this as we could see the predicament Landlord was in on this busy B.H. evening. Well done locals for coming to the aid of your Landlord.

  • Stayed May 2012, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 August 2012

Stayed here for three nights whilst doing the Yorkshire 3 Peaks, the staff were amazing, the food is good pub fayre and the locals that drink there are a good laugh.

If your looking for a warm friendly place to stay while visiting Yorkshire you will be hard pressed to find a better place than this.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 8 June 2012

We ate twice at the Boar's Head during a short stay. Excellent food, good portions and friendly service. Highly recommended!

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Wooler, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2011

Very welcoming and included us in Fri night pub quiz. Didn't eat dinner there but breakfast good. Nice bath + TV in rooms and clean but rundown. Busy road outside.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 25 August 2011

We booked an overnight stay at 24 hours notice.
Owner was very friendly and welcoming and our evenign meal was lovely - served by friendly if not super efficient staff.
Breakfast was served again with enthusiasm if not panache - we were asked what we wanted - no formal menu!!

the down side of this was the room - we had a family room which had bunk beds and en suite facilities. The room was in need of modernisation and was a bit cobwebby, and I was glad we were only staying one night!

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled with family
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Property: The Boars Head Hotel
Address: 9 Main Street, Long Preston, Yorkshire Dales National Park BD23 4ND, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Yorkshire Dales National Park > Long Preston
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Bar / Lounge Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Long Preston
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Hotel Class:3 star — The Boars Head Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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