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Fairhaven Country Guest House

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The Common, Goathland, North York Moors National Park YO22 5AN, England
Fairhaven Country Guest House
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Short visit in May 2015 and still as amazing as our previous visit. Brilliant welcome with home made cakes and hot drinks. Breakfasts are amazing with a great selection to choose from. We met a couple staying at the same time as us who were on there 17th visit. That says it all.! Wonderful location for exploring the area. Thanks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The level of hospitality, courtesy, cleanliness and service at this guest house is first class. From arriving to departing my friends and I were made to feel very welcome. We are already planning our next stay. If you are looking to stay in Goathland, look no further than the Fairhaven County Guest House; you will not be disappointed.

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Ledgewood, NJ
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67 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have just finished a fantastic week at the Fairhaven Country Guest House; it is unquestionably one of the finest B&Bs in which I've ever stayed. Dozens of previous guests have already written glowing reviews and I certainly agree with them. The Fairhaven Guest House is a splendid property in a charming town that's located in an area of truly... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015 via mobile

What a smashing welcome from liz when we both arrived in the afternoon. A lovely tea tray filled with hot beverages,and homemade cakes. Good start to our few days away. My husband had surprised me, (celebrating a rather big birthday),with a trip to heartbeat country. We enjoyed our meal at the guesthouse on the first night. Cooked beautifully. Breakfast each... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Without doubt the best Guest House we have stayed in. Liz, Keith and Kelly made us very welcome on a special occasion. On arrival we were welcomed with a hot drink and cake and given plenty of help and advise throughout our two night stay. The food was excellent. We were sad to leave but will definitely visit again.

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swindon
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

The Fairhaven is beyond doubt one of the VERY best guest houses in Great Britain. We have stayed at the Fairhaven on a number of occasions over the past 7-8 years.Liz, Keith and Kelly are always ready to help and advise on anything. As always there was a welcoming pot of tea and biscuits, the whole house is so clean... More 

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wakefield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This was our second visit to this first class hotel and nothing has changed Liz Keith and kelly made us very welcome from the time we arrived to the time we left,it is just as clean and the food is just as good,it is really just like home from home, warm and comfortable and pleasant company. I really would recommend... More 

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Fairhaven is an oasis of calm, old fashioned service, good food, company and comfort. We spent New Year there with about a dozen other like minded people who wanted a congenial break. Liz, Keith and Kelly are so attentive to your every need but not "in your face", a skill which is hard to achieve! Tea, coffee, home made cakes,... More 

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Audlem, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

You simply haven't lived until you have stayed at 'The Fairhaven' Luxury Guest House and sampled their unbelievable hospitality, food, bedrooms and amenities in general, with a lounge for guests to relax in while Keith just keeps your glass topped up all evening from the bar, and if you're not watching your favourite program on the huge flat screen television,... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Keith, Liz and Kelly are devoted to taking very good care of their guests. They offer nine rooms in this beautiful home-away-from-home in the quiet country town of Goathland within North York Moors National Park, just 38 miles or so North of York, drivable in an hour or less. We had a wonderful, comfortable, pampered stay and thoroughly enjoyed the... More 

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