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Cairn Hotel Yorkshire

Ripon Road, Harrogate HG1 2JD, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Ingleby Barwick
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely old building.A good clean room (318) with firm bed,crisp white cotton bed linen and a great breakfast. Really fab location for town and around and about. Helpful staff and relaxing bar/lounge area. My only niggle was those wide beautifully carpeted Victorian corridors need deodorising and airing as they smell foisty, even though the rest of the hotel is quite... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Friendly and helpful staff made this a good experience. Our room was comfortable but basic (good 3 star), general areas were spacious and comfortable and the breakfast was excellent. Hotel does need a bit of a make over but I believe there is some refurbishment going on.

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Brackley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Outdated, both in terms of rooms and attitude. And poor value for £115 a night by today's standards. I asked at the bar to take some ice to my room: £6 ! Breakfast was excellent quality but service a little disorganised. Room 351 was very dingy with tiny window, limited water pressure for shower, and noisy birds nesting in the... More 

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Gaynor W, General Manager at Cairn Hotel Yorkshire, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am so sorry to read that you did not like the style of the hotel and feel that we are outdated. We try our best to cater for all types of guests. A glass of ice is available free of charge from our bar, but guests supplying... More 

Colchester
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50 reviews 50 reviews
13 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a conference town, Harrogate is used to catering for business visitors. Basic accommodation with no frills. We are conference veterans so know the score: standard, harder-to-let rooms. At The Cairn, however, the desk clerks went out of their way to ensure we had one of their newly-refurbished larger rooms, because I would be spending a lot of time writing... More 

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Gaynor W, General Manager at Cairn Hotel Yorkshire, responded to this review

Dear Guests Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for your lovely comments regarding our reception team. I am so sorry that you didnt find our breakfast substantial and after discussing your comments with my head chef we will now be adding extra vegetarian & vegan items to our menus which can be ordered alongside items... More 

Scottish Borders
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here with 2 friends on 10th April as we were going to the 'Good Food Show' the following day. The Cairn would have been very grand in it's heyday and the fixtures and fittings in the lobby, bar and breakfast room are evidence of that. Staff at reception were very pleasant and welcoming. We had booked a family... More 

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Gaynor W, General Manager at Cairn Hotel Yorkshire, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am so happy that you and friends enjoyed your stay with us and would like to thank you for your nice comments regarding our reception team and comfortable bedrooms. We hope to see you again very soon. Many thanks More 

Billingham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just got back home after 2 great nights at The Cairn, we really enjoyed our stay. The staff could not have been more accommodating, from reception to the serving staff in the restaurant. We had a standard double room which was small but suited all of our needs. The Breakfast was delicious as were the evening meals. The... More 

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Gaynor W, General Manager at Cairn Hotel Yorkshire, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for your lovely comments regarding our staff & food. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Kind regards More 

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I Sunday night in large twin room (133), comfortable beds and well equipped room so we had a good night's sleep. Amused to find the table lamp over the desk would not work - I found it had a round pin plug fitted which I thought went out in the 50's and of course could not fit... More 

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Gaynor W, General Manager at Cairn Hotel Yorkshire, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am so sorry that you were misled by your booking agents with regard to the wifi service in our hotel. You will find that this was rectified immediately. Plans are in place for wifi to be in our bedrooms but in a large old hotel like ours... More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Obviously a Grand Hotel in its heyday, the Cairn is doing what it can in the new age of British hotel. Built in the days when the Baths and Spa were the height of indulgence, this would have definitely be dressed to impress. The Cairn doesn't have the grandeur of the nearby Majestic, but retains some truly impressive features, notably... More 

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Gaynor W, General Manager at Cairn Hotel Yorkshire, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for your lovely comments regarding our breakfast, impressive features and good bitter in our bar! We hope to see you again very soon. More 

Aintree
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this hotel for a weekend away. I booked through Booking.com and went for Superior Twin Room. The description was spacious room etc. When we arrived at the hotel we were given a room on the 3rd floor. The room was that small enough for a couple of beds in. I wasn't very happy as I had paid a... More 

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Gaynor W, General Manager at Cairn Hotel Yorkshire, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am sorry if you were misled by your booking agent with regard to our description of our superior bedrooms. These rooms are our most recently refurbished rooms and are nothing to do with the size or location, I do apologize if this is what you were led... More 

Bedford, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a conference at The Crown but because of an incredibly good deal through Groupon we decided to stay at the Cairn for three nights, 27th- 30th March. It was absolutely the right choice for us. A wonderful Victorian Hotel especially the well maintained public rooms. Spotless and gleaming! The entrance was so welcoming and so were the staff.... More 

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Gaynor W, General Manager at Cairn Hotel Yorkshire, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taing the time to write a review. I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and would like to thank you for your lovely comments regarding our hotel, staff and food. We look forward to seeing you again very soon. Many thanks More 

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