The Boar's Head
Top Boutique Hotel

Main Street, Harrogate, HG3 3AY, United Kingdom
+44 142 377 1888


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Overall guest ratings

9.2/10 Excellent
Based on 1,153 reviews
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Review highlights

  • 9.6
  • 9.2
  • 8.8
  • 1.7

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  • Comfortable beds
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Clean rooms
  • Wonderful sightseeing


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    The Boar s Head is a beautiful old Coaching Inn. It is part of the Ripley Castle Estate and one of the Great Inns of Britain. The Boar s Head is located in the unique and historic village of Ripley situated three miles north of the Spa town of Harrogate, on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, an area of outstanding natural beauty, and seven miles south of Ripon with its magnificent Cathedral. Visitors to the Boar s Head can enjoy a relaxed atmosphere in luxurious and historic surroundings. Our Bedrooms are individually decorated and the Bistro and Brasserie serve excellent cuisine in lovely surroundings to both residents and non-residents. Well behaved dogs on leads are welcome in the Bar and Bistro. Ripley Village is based on a French model village and has unique architecture. The village boasts lots of interesting things to see including quality food shops, a local farm shop, Post Office, florists, where pre-ordered flowers can be purchased, and an Art Gallery. Guests staying at the Boars Head are invited to enjoy free entry and a guided tour of Ri pley Castle (subject to Castle opening times) and you can visit Ripley Castle Gardens as many times as you like during your stay. Ripley Castle and Gardens has been owned by the Ingilby Family for 700 years.

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    • Room service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Storage available
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Facilities for Disabled Guests
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    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    9.2 Excellent
    Based on 1,153 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
    • 9.2 "World class service."
    • 8.8 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.4 "Comfort level is high."
    • 8.2 "Food is delicious."
    • 1.7 "Disappointing internet connection."

    Overall Rating

    9.2 Excellent
    Based on 933 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 9.1 "World class service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.9 "89% said the reception staff was great."
      7.4 "74% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.6 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.5 "Comfort level is high."
      8.6 "86% said the beds were comfortable."
      9.2 "92% thought rooms were spacious."
      7.2 "72% thought it was pleasantly quiet."
      7.6 "76% liked the big bathroom."
    • 8.1 "Food is delicious."
    • 1.9 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.2 "88% said the wifi quality was bad."

    Overall Rating

    9.4 Excellent
    Based on 46 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
    • 9.4 "World class service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 9.2 "Perfectly clean."
    • 8.5 "Food is delicious."
    • 8.5 "Comfort level is high."
      8.6 "86% said the beds were comfortable."

    Overall Rating

    9.3 Excellent
    Based on 172 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
    • 9.3 "World class service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.8 "88% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.9 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.5 "Food is delicious."
    • 7.6 "High value."
    • 6.7 "Vibe was decent."
    Hotel type
    Boutique Hotel
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    Romantic Hotel
    Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.
    Good to know
    "Comfortable beds"
    "Friendly atmosphere"
    "Clean rooms"
    "Wonderful sightseeing"
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