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The Farmers Boy Inn

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  • Excellent70%
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  • Average6%
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Pets Allowed
3.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewspiesthe pubforest of deansteakevening mealpastryhuge bedwarm welcometake homeboth nightsfood was fantasticsmall courtyarda lovely staybooked a tablelovely atmospheretwo night stayshort break
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

Dinner and breakfast was served on cold plates so did not stay hot, crusts were served for breakfast,which were to thick.we had a problem with the bathroom, the door would not stay shut,and the system would not fill up so we had to use the...More

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Response from PhilKiernan, Owner at The Farmers Boy InnResponded 29 March 2017

Hi Mr Monk and thank You for your review. Disappointed you didn't mention the phone call I made to You personally Mr Monk to apologise regarding your toilet. As we discussed in length I take 100% responsibility when things go right in my business and...More

Reviewed 22 March 2017

We stayed for one night at the Farmers Boy Inn before going to Cheltenham. The bed was very comfortable, food was very good, both evening meal and a good choice for breakfast. Room was warm and clean although perhaps a little small but perfectly adequate...More

Thank mazpom
Response from PhilKiernan, Owner at The Farmers Boy InnResponded 29 March 2017

Thank You for your excellent review and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay over the Cheltenham Races. I look forward to seeing you guys again very soon at the Award Winning Farmers Boy Inn. Thank You Phil Kiernan MD

Reviewed 20 March 2017

The warmest of welcomes capped a wonderful stay with good food and a comfortable room. We stayed at the Farmers Boy because we had booked a brewery tour in Mitcheldean and it looked the best and nicest place to stay. We were worried how we...More

Thank Laurence L
Response from PhilKiernan, Owner at The Farmers Boy InnResponded 22 March 2017

Hi Laurence, Many thanks for taking the time to write such a fantastic review, I'm pleased you both enjoyed your stay with us! We look forward to seeing you again! Many Thanks Phil Kiernan

Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We arrived after running a half marathon and we all were starving. It took 30 mins just to get our drinks and they never did bring glasses for the water. It took a further 30 mins to get half our pre main nibbles (the others...More

Thank Julia G
Response from PhilKiernan, Owner at The Farmers Boy InnResponded 22 March 2017

Hi Julia, Many thanks for taking the time to write your review, I'm disappointed to hear you didn't enjoy your experience with us. I can confirm on Sunday we were short staffed with 2 very late staff cancellations which did affect the teams speed of...More

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Each year we stop at the farmersboy for the gold cup , i have to say each year the service is excellent , the food is good, for example we had smoked salmon and scrambled eggs one morning and another morning we had a full...More

Thank caswell86
Response from PhilKiernan, Owner at The Farmers Boy InnResponded 22 March 2017

Hi Sally, Many thanks for taking the time to write such a fantastic review, I'm pleased you both enjoyed another great stay with us, you are most definitely one of the family now! Looking forward to Cheltenham Festival 2018! Many Thanks Phil Kiernan

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Free Parking
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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USD 94 - USD 135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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USD 94 - USD 135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Gerrylisburn
25 September 2017|
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Response from LittleGeniusHeathrow | Reviewed this property |
Maybe this is a question for the owner,
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Colin L
20 January 2017|
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Response from Laurence S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry! Can't say that we noticed, because there was a private function in the annex.
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Clare L
13 December 2015|
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Response from Heather B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - I wasn't there for Sunday lunch so not sure. Heather.
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"cosy rooms and great food and drink"
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"All the rooms are nice,around a central courtyard with no steps."
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"They are all good basic rooms"
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"All room are in a court yard behind the main building"
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