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Ruskin Hotel

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   1 Swan Road, Harrogate HG1 2SS, England
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Ranked #93 of 100 Harrogate B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fortunately we went prepared having read the reviews on here, otherwise we might have been a little shocked. We chose this place as we were on a budget & there wasn't much else available in the area. On arrival there was some confusion with our booking and we, like others on here, were moved to Ashley House (which looked more... More

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This property looked great online, with a photograph of a nicely appointed dining room, but they didn't offer a B&B rate. This, it turns out, was because the kitchen was being refurbished. We did get a room upgrade, with a four-poster bed, but the room was shabby and dirty, with a rather unpleasant smell coming from the en-suite. Not really... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Stayed here for two nights in a single room. Was very average. Single bed that was quite old, sink, small bathroom. Large tv. No toiletries were supplied apart from a tiny fragment of soap that had clearly been worn down, and a small pack of cotton buds. SHOWER DIDN'T WORK. Owner told me the next day that it did, and... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Dirty - thoroughly dirty. The stench from the filthy bathroom was overpowering - half used bath products left from previous occupants - no new ones provided in addition - no tea bags provided - room un vacuumed..... the list goes on. Very disappointing for £130 room only per night - wouldn't want to eat here though in all honesty!

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

We booked a room at the hotel and only realised at the last moment it was a single room. I cancelled it within seconds, but was charged £59 for cancelling. When pointed out it stated " free cancelation" I was informed that it's only free if you cancel more than seven days prior, and they refused to refund my money.... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

After reading some of the previous reviews I tried to cancel my booking! However, on arrival at the Hotel, despite my trepidation, I was very surprised. It's location is excellent, only a few minutes walk from the town centre. We picked the keys up from the table as others have stated and were in our room within 30 seconds -... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

Dirty, overpriced, worst customer service ever! Rooms not ready. incorrectly advertised as 4 star. Waited over an hour to be checked in as no staff in hotel when we arrived. The list is endless where this "hotel" is concerned! Worst experience ever!!!!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

Arrived for bank holiday weekend stay booked a 2 night stay in a 4 star hotel with breakfast. On arrival the door was locked and we had to ring an intercom bell which was answered and we were granted entry and informed that our keys were on hall table!! On same table was a notice to say kitchen was closed... More

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

On arrival the guest house was locked after ringing the bell a lady answered as it went to her phone. She said she wasn't there and could we come back later. I said no as it was 2.30. She then said she would be there shortly. A few minutes later a man came and let us in and showed us... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014 via mobile

When I arrives at the hotel it was horrible the sign was all broke the drive was full of all rubbish. There was no one to welcome you your room key was on a table with a note telling you which room you was in no directions on where to go or anything. There was a bar which wasent opens... More

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Address: 1 Swan Road, Harrogate HG1 2SS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Harrogate
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Ranked #93 of 100 B&Bs / Inns in Harrogate
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Hotel Class:4 star — Ruskin Hotel 4*
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