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The Fairway, Barnsley

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Elmhirst Lane, Dodworth, Barnsley S75 4LS, England (Formerly New Country Inns - Barnsley & The Bluebell Inn )
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Ranked #3 of 3 hotels in Dodworth
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
GCollinson Liverpool, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Booked into here became my usual hotel for last 5 weeks - the excellent Wortley Hall - was sadly booked up. It's only 8 mins from Barnsley hospital where I am working. On arrival a group of 4 teenagers told me not to bother (with the bar) as it's "rubbish". Check in was Ok late Sunday evening. Room quiet big.... More

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stay in Barnsley 3 times a year and tried the Fairway...Never again,looks " tired " in rooms, ran a bath, and shower ran as well which i could not stop,soaked floor,there was a fan in the room,1 speed only and useless,cheap coffee,sour milk,rock hard squeaky bed everytime you moved,constant noise from road outside and "boyracers" tearing up & down,There... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here with a group of twenty people who thoroughly enjoyed their stay. The staff were hospitable and extremely helpful in arranging transport. Secondly the rooms were large, clean and speaking on behalf of the group we all had a decent nights kip. Most importantly, the hotel was extremely fair priced. The plus points for this hotel is the... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

firstly ordered 3 mixed grills for them to be sold out without warning, had a sharing combo to start when 1 main out of 3 arrive half way through eating, had to be sent back to kitchen as it had gone cold, 20 mins later all 3 mains arrived at the same time, ribs 90% fat and chicken under cooked,... More

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

The Fairway offers excellent value for money on its 2 for 1 meals during the week. Its has a spacious lounge along with a great variety on its menu. Location is second to none and has a section both for children and an adults only, from which the latter leads out onto a terraced drinking area. Food quality is very... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Very basic, and very outdated. The complex Could do with a full refurb as it looks ok from the outside, but in the inside it's like being in a time warp to the time of the Bee Gees and Abba. Premier room nothing special, would be interesting to see what a basic room looked like. Decent bar downstairs. Beds comfortable... More

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middlesbrough
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7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Very spacious rooms with all mod cons inc free wifi, spotlessly clean and well maintained. The staff are very nice and helpfull, late check out and very good value for money. The food was excellent and drinks very reasonably priced. Would definitely stay here again, EXCELLENT!!!

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Rushden, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

The hotel looks modern and is part of a pub- the room was large and the bed comfortable despite it feeling like you rolled towards the middle! I tried the Tv and found no aerial or remote- guess someone fancied them for their home and despite reporting it nothing happened. The rooms are a little tired and need a refresh,... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We like the atmosphere in the bluebell restaurant but have decided not to visit again because food quality is poor, we watched as plates of food which were hardly touched were cleared from tables obviously like us people had left uneaten food this is a shame because the staff try hard to make a visit pleasant

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sutton coldfield
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Plenty of positives: All staff very friendly and helpful. Check-in was very quick. Good-sized room and bathroom. Connected to the free wifi within seconds. Very comfortable bed, which seemed a bit narrow but was no problem. Extra heater provided. Quiet location. Plenty of free parking. Just a few negatives, mainly that the floors are creaky - I tried my best... More

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Address: Elmhirst Lane, Dodworth, Barnsley S75 4LS, England (Formerly New Country Inns - Barnsley & The Bluebell Inn )
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > South Yorkshire > Barnsley > Dodworth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Fairway, Barnsley 3*
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Also Known As:
New Country Inns - Barnsley And The Bluebell Inn
New Country Inns - Barnsley & The Bluebell Hotel Barnsley
Barnsley Country Inn
The Fairway, Barnsley Dodworth

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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
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A modern friendly 40 bedroomed hotel, located within 1 mile of Junction 37 of the M1. Our friendly hotel also has a bar and restaurant and meeting/banqueting facilities. At The Fairway, you will be welcomed by our team of staff who will look after you throughout your stay. We cater for everyone staying at our hotel from the discerning business traveller to a family of 4. Ample free car parking is available to all hotel guests. We have meeting & banqueting facilities and can cater for up to 250 delegates or wedding guests all in 1 room. ... more   less 
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