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Lister Arms

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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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RIchmond, North Yorkshire
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Lister Arms with friends for two nights. We were very comfortable and had a nice room. Overall, the food was good but there were some complaints about "too much batter on the fish and not enough fish" ! The staff were welcoming, helpful and friendly and yes, we would stay there again.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I arranged for 14 of us to stay at the Lister Arms for a long weekend to celebrate my 50th. We were all delighted with the Lister Arms, great rooms excellent food and a lovely pub full of character in a beautiful location with great walking... and not forgetting the great range of real ales! All in all PERFECT! The... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Lister Arms was a terrific find. This was the first time we had taken our dog on holiday and we didn't know what "dog friendly" really meant. From the superb welcome from the professional and well trained team to the attention to detail like the dog towel and dog bed already in the room we were delighted. The room... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We'd had a long day walking and were ready for a good hearty meal, and that's what we got with great service and an excellent choice of drinks. The food was home cooked, tasty and plentiful, and the ambience and style of the pub relaxed and tasteful. Highly recommended!

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bristol
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Situated in the heart of the Pennine hills/mountains, this is an upmarket Inn. Terrific landscapes and a historic Church - one has been on the site for over 1000 years - are nearby. The Inn is warm, the Staff specially welcoming, and heroic breakfasts to keep you going all day, are thrown in. But your electronics may not work -... More 

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HUDDERSFIELD
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12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just had 2 nights at the Lister Arms , and have thoroughly enjoyed our stay. This is the 4th Thwaites Inn we have stayed at and they are all of a really good standard. The food was excellent , the room very nice and the staff as always , very helpful , with nothing being too much trouble.Well done as... More 

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Cheshire
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72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just had another great weekend at The Lister Arms in Malham. This was our second stay and probably our 10th visit for drinks and food. We often visit the area for the day from Cheshire and love the atmosphere whenever we call in. The staff are always friendly, the food really good and it's just a great place to chill... More 

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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

this was our 2nd overnight stay in the Lister Arms and we will definitely be going back again. Friendly accommodating staff and a lovely clean room. We were aware of the pop up kitchen but we were just happy getting afternoon lunch from the bar which was very tasty but it looked to me like the pop restaurant was well... More 

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

Thanks for your review and genuine comments. We love having guests that come back time and time again. Being relaxed and sitting front of the log fire, sounds perfect to me me too...especially if I had a pint of Wainwright in my hand! See you soon for stay number 3! Darren and the Lister Team. More 

Ilkley, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

On booking this little gem in Malham, the staff immediately advised me that the kitchen was undergoing a completely refit. They had arranged for a "pop up" restaurant in a local B&B which was outstanding. The food was excellent, good portion size, pipping hot and a good menu choice, service was friendly and attentive. On arrival at the hotel we... More 

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

Thank you very much for your review of our Inn, it paints a true picture of what we are all about. Our kitchen and restaurant are all back together and full operational, a great excuse for you to come back to The Lister! Darren and the Team More 

Wakefield, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

The Lister Arms is a beautiful place to stay right in the heart of Malham. Ideal to go walking from, no need to drive to a place. Log fire, good food and very helpful and pleasant staff. Comfy and very clean rooms. I would certainly recommend this place. I refer to banging because they are just refurbing their kitchen which... More 

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

A very honest review about your stay at The Lister Arms, thank you. We certainly agree Malham is beautiful place, with all you need on your doorstep for a great stay. Our much anticipated kitchen refurbishment is nearly complete; our new kitchen will help us serve more guests, quicker and with fresher food. Sorry for the banging, there is never... More 

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