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Free WiFi, linens
Free WiFi, linens
Free WiFi, linens
Free WiFi, linens

4.0/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 3.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Breakfast Available
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationRichard Booth's Bookshop2 min walk
    Popular LocationBookends4 min walk
    Popular LocationHay Castle6 min walk
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About this area


The Old Black Lion is located in Hereford. Whitney Bridge and Longtown Castle are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Brecon Beacons National Park and Pwll-y-wrach Nature Reserve. Hergest Croft Gardens and Small Breeds Farm Park and Owl Centre are also worth visiting.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Richard Booth's Bookshop - 2 min walk
  • Bookends - 4 min walk
  • Hay Castle - 6 min walk
  • Whitney Bridge - 9 min drive
  • Pwll-y-wrach Nature Reserve - 15 min drive

Getting around

  • Hereford Station - 31 min drive


  • Eve's of Hay - 3 min walk
  • Shepherds Ice Cream Parlour - 3 min walk
  • The Granary - 4 min walk
  • The Old Electric Shop - 4 min walk
  • Three Tuns - 4 min walk

About this property

The Old Black Lion

4-star inn in Hereford with free parking
This smoke-free inn features free self-parking and free WiFi in public areas. All 9 rooms offer free WiFi, electric kettles and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Hairdryers, showers and free toiletries are among the other amenities that guests will find.
The Old Black Lion offers 9 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels.

Bathrooms include a shower. This Hereford inn provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows regional sanitisation guidelines of We're Good To Go (UK)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 8:00 AM–9:30 AM: GBP 12 for adults and GBP 12 for children


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Heating
  • Linens


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels


  • Digital channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle



Check-in from 2:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
If you are planning to arrive after 9:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 12 for adults and GBP 12 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards

Property is also known as

The Old Black Lion Inn
The Old Black Lion Hereford
The Old Black Lion Inn Hereford

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Old Black Lion and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Old Black Lion offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Old Black Lion cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is The Old Black Lion pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at The Old Black Lion?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at The Old Black Lion?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM - 9:30 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at The Old Black Lion?
Checkout is at 10:30 AM.
Where is The Old Black Lion located?
Situated in Hereford, this inn is within a 5-minute walk of Richard Booth's Bookshop and Bookends. Hay Castle is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) away.
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Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Fantastic Restaurant. Some of the best food I've ever eaten.
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2019

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service
Great food, great location - charming building and room: room could have been cleaner - cobwebby and dusty - otherwise very good
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2019