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The Bateman Arms

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Dining (8)
Room & Suite (7)
Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
The Bateman Arms is an 18th Century, three storey coaching inn situated in the small village of Shobdon in the unspoilt County of Herefordshire, just a few miles from the Welsh Border.The Bateman Arms has three main guest rooms situated on the first floor. These are furnished in traditional style, equipped with modern conveniences such as digital television, WIFI internet access and ensuite bath or shower. In addition there are tea and coffee making facilities, supplied bath robes and hair dryer. In the 'Coach House' we have a further six rooms offering a more contempory style yet the same, high quality facilities. Two of our rooms can be used as family rooms providing comfortable accommodation for up to two adults and two children.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Quirky Hotels
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Traveller rating
  • 115
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Traveller type
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  • English
Popular mentions
Thank you Norm and Tracy for a wonderful meal . I wanted the trout but was unsure about the bones but the waitress said she would fillet it for me and she did and it was delicious. We ended up having a three course meal all of which was presented beautifully and the service was
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Response from Tracy F, Owner at The Bateman Arms
Responded 7 Jan 2019
Thanks for your review and glad you enjoyed your visit here.
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Excellent place to stay. Little travel from where we’re meant to be but worth the short drive. Great room, excellent breakfast and a nice bar to relax in. Friendly environment and the owners are all round great people. Will defiantly be visiting again!
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Thursday 26th July 18, my husband and I arrived at The Bateman Arms, which had once been a coaching inn around 6.00pm. We were staying for a three night break, and was given a warm welcome by Simon and Tracy, who own the pub. We were shown to our room, which was in an
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Whilst staying nearby in Pembridge we searched for a nice pub with a beer garden so we could visit with our dogs on a warm August evening .. on enquiring as to wether they would be allowed in we were told yes . We settled down in the great sized garden with many table / benches
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We were fortunate to find the Bateman Arms whilst looking for an overnight stop travelling between northern England and Cardiff. I have lost count of the number of times we have stayed here. Simon and Tracey are wonderful hosts and always make us feel welcome.There is always an
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Response from Tracy F, Owner at The Bateman Arms
Responded 23 Jun 2018
Gill thanks for the glowing review. Couldn't have written it better myself!.
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"There are ground floor rooms available. The accommodation is separate from the main Inn, so always quiet."
"Ground floor rooms safe best if you have a dog."
"All excellent"
"Just ask the staff they are always happy to help."
"The rooms are separate from the pub with their own entrance. Some are upstairs."
US$98 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandShobdon
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