About The Old Black Lion

This colourful 17th Century Inn, parts of which date back to the 1300's, is situated close to what was known as the Lion Gate, one of the original entrances to the old walled town of Hay-on-Wye.

The Famous Old Black Lion, located very close to the centre of Hay on Wye exudes historical charm and atmosphere and it is reputed that Oliver Cromwell stayed at the Inn whilst the Roundheads besieged Hay Castle, which was then a loyalist stronghold.

We have a residents car park at the rear of The Old Black Lion.

Single Room En-suite £66.00 for 1 night

  • Including Colour Television, Direct Dial Telephone, Wi-Fi, Hairdryers & Tea and Coffee making facilities
  • Maximum 1 guest per room
Date Price Extras
Saturday, 22nd Jul £66.00
House Wine £16.95

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About Us

This colourful 17th Century Inn, parts of which date back to the 1300's, is situated close to what was known as the Lion Gate, one of the original entrances to the old walled town of Hay-on-Wye.

The Famous Old Black Lion, located very close to the centre of Hay on Wye exudes historical charm and atmosphere and it is reputed that Oliver Cromwell stayed at the Inn whilst the Roundheads besieged Hay Castle, which was then a loyalist stronghold.

We have a residents car park at the rear of The Old Black Lion.

Terms & Conditions

Breakfast is included in the room rate.

Check-in is from 2pm on the day of arrival. Late check ins, after 10:30pm, can be arranged. Please give notice at least 24 hours before arrival. You are requested to vacate your room by 10.30 on the day of departure.

The Inn is non-smoking and we do not allow pets in the rooms, although arrangements can be made for Guide Dogs.

For bookings of more than three rooms per night we reserve the right to take a non refundable payment of 25% of the total cost in advance 50% for bank holidays. Please call the hotel for further details.

Cancellation Policy

Our cancellation policy is 48 hours.
If bookings are cancelled less than 48 hours in advance, the full accommodation cost will be debited from the card details provided on booking.