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Lister Arms

4.0 of 5 Finkle St | Yorkshire Dales National Park, Malham, Yorkshire Dales National Park BD23 4DB, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

An excellent place to stay. The staff are friendly and welcoming. The rooms are clean and comfortable and the food is extremely good and made from fresh produce. There are tea and coffee making facilities in the rooms and the nice thing is that the hotel only use fresh milk which you can get from the bar (not those little... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a day walking we were welcome with open arms( complete with wet dog) into the back room. The food was amazing ( ham eggs and chips) whilst the staff couldn't do enough for us. All this and a log fire finished off a perfect day. Thanks.

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Lister A, General Manager at Lister Arms, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you for your lovely review of us up at The Lister. I am very pleased that you received our warm welcome after your walk, we are used to guests arriving a bit soggy however always make everyone welcome. Glad you enjoyed your meals too. We hope to see you again soon. Thank you. More 

Wakefield
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for a couple of nights....what a lovely place. Good atmosphere, good room (although bit of a squeeze in the bathroom) and those chips....you just have to try them but to be honest food for the whole stay was fantastic.Thanks for a good couple of days.

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Lister A, General Manager at Lister Arms, responded to this review

Hello... What lovely comments, thank you so very much for taking the time and for the wonderful 5 stars. It goes along way for our team who really do care about their work. I hope you can make it back to see us again soon, maybe for some of those chips! Thank you again. More 

York, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent one night at the Lister Arms and would highly recommend it to others. We stayed in a character room which was well furnished with a super-king sized bed and lounge area. We ate in the restaurant and although the menu is very much "pub grub" the food was high quality and well presented. Great walking country on your... More 

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Lister A, General Manager at Lister Arms, responded to this review

Hello.. Thank you for your lovely review following your stay with us.. I am glad you found us to be in good working order and warm and welcoming.. We do try very hard to get things right for our guests and it is lovely reading comments such as yours.. Many thanks.. Hope to see you again soon. More 

West Yorkshire, UK
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived for our one night getaway in the driving rain to a welcome warm enough to rid us of any disappointment in the weather. Check in was friendly and efficient and where the little touches that made our stay began. A flask of fresh milk for drinks in the room. The knitted tea cosy which made the teapot look... More 

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Lister A, General Manager at Lister Arms, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you very much for your 5 star review following your stay with us at The Lister Arms. You are very correct, it is the small things that make a big difference. A smiling face from who is looking after you is the most important "little thing" of all. I am very glad you liked us and do hope... More 

1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The pub was cosy and decorated very nicely, lovely setting. However, service was extremely slow. We were a larger party and had made a booking for 2pm being told we had to be out for 4.30pm. If we had had dessert which we planned, we wouldn't have made it out in time due to how slow service. We didn't eat... More 

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Lister A, General Manager at Lister Arms, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you for taking the time to post a review although I am very disappointed that we so evidently let you down on your visit. I would very much like to talk to you about your visit personally. Would you please drop me an email with your contact details that I can make this happen. manager@listerarms.co.uk Many thanks More 

Holmfirth, West Yorks
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A perfect break! very friendly, attentive and knowledgable staff, combined with excellent food and drink, a very comfortable room and roaring fires made our two night stay very memorable indeed. Ideally situated for lots of walking. A good rate for dinner bed and breakfast but, unless you have a big appetite, you may be better on just a b &... More 

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Lister A, General Manager at Lister Arms, responded to this review

Hello. What a lovely review, thank you so very much for your glowing report. I am delighted that you returned to us after your first visit and even more so that we did the job a second time around. Our team are wonderful and it is really great to hear this direct from our guests. Many many thanks and please... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked 4 months in advance for my birthday. Delay in getting main course, had to get up from table in the restaurant to fetch ordered drinks. Management left inexperienced staff to deal with kitchen issues. £70 paid for poor service totally disappointed. This is supposedly the best pub in this very small village - let just play fair for such... More 

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Lister A, General Manager at Lister Arms, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you for your review after your visit to us for a family birthday. I am very disappointed that you feel that we did not resolve the problems that occurred on the day for you. I do remember your party and I know that we did make an alteration to the bill for you as an apology for the... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just returned from a wonderful Christmas at the Lister Arms. It was our first Christmas away from home and we thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. The staff couldn't have been more welcoming and friendly providing a service that was first rate and where nothing was too much trouble. Even our dogs were welcomed! Our Christmas meal was amazing... More 

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Lister A, General Manager at Lister Arms, responded to this review

Hello.. Thank you very much for your wonderful review. It makes me very proud to read your comments and to be able to share with my team a job well done. We do work so hard to welcome our guests and make our guests stay relaxing and pleasurable and we really appreciate knowing that we got it right. Thank you... More 

France
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from a 2 night break - exceeded all our expectations ! Room was great (can recommend paying a little more for a Character room - but other guests said the other rooms were good also). Food was really good, including a number of really good vegetarian and fish dishes - unusual in this part of the world in... More 

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Lister A, General Manager at Lister Arms, responded to this review

Hello. What a wonderful review, and 5 stars also, thank you very much. We take a great deal of pride in what we do and your comments about the atmosphere we have are really lovely. It it very satisfying to read that you enjoyed all the food and the beer and yes if you are staying why not try them... More 

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Address: Finkle St | Yorkshire Dales National Park, Malham, Yorkshire Dales National Park BD23 4DB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Yorkshire Dales National Park > Malham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Lister Arms 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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