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The White Swan Inn

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Market Place | North Yorkshire, Pickering YO18 7AA, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dereham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The welcome at The White Swan was first class and throughout our stay the staff were attentive and helpful. We had a Hideaway Room in the courtyard which was very comfortable and spacious. Opposite these rooms is a residents' Snug with comfortable sofas and armchairs with teas and coffees available all day. Dogs are made very welcome too. It is... More 

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
15 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Received a warm welcome at this ancient coaching inn, which is beautifully decorated and preserved. I was shown to a very comfortable room and bathroom overlooking the market street. It had lots of great toiletries and plenty of soft towels. Also a large flat-screen TV, magazines, good tea and coffee making equipment. The breakfast was superb, plenty of choice, lots... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite nice, definitely the best in the neighbourhood. Very friendly, good food, very old and traditional but with acceptable facilities and services. Plenty of car parking 'through the arch' behind the hotel. Service sometimes can be a little slow, bar staff sometimes missing 'multi tasking', but if you are really in such a hurry maybe you shouldn't have come to... More 

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Stockport
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I wrote about a staffing issue after an appalling experience between Christmas and New Year (see my February review). That review received a lot of support and correspondence directly with me, with more than a few similar experiences. In my own case, I wrote immediately to the owner, Victor Buchanan. The response was rather astonishing. An initial text / call... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a recent visit to York we stopped off our busy sightseeing for a little rest and some good food. Good atmosphere and really nice food would definitely return when we visit York again good selection of ales too.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

1st time I have stayed here, staff were super friendly, Hotel was very warm and welcoming along with looking great. Everywhere was clean and tidy. Bedroom very super comfortable and made for a super stay. Breakfast was very nice, clean and tasty.

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West Yorkshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a hideaway room for 2 nights in April which included afternoon tea on arrival.The room was perfect, we couldn't fault it. Food in the restaurant was excellent and the service was professional and friendly. A very relaxed atmosphere and the staff couldn't have been more helpful. Also plenty of free parking and a private lounge for residents, with full... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just spent 2 nights in a hideaway room which was spacious and very clean with a great bathroom.The manageress and staff were really friendly and professional throughout the hotel. Parking is convenient and very easy. We ate in the restaurant on both nights and was of a very high standard with lovely beer & wines.

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the White Swan several times and the rooms and staff are impeccable. We pop in on the odd occasion at lunchtimes and the two small rooms (bar in one) offer a quiet homely atmosphere. Food in the evenings is what I can only discribe as 'exclusive' haute quissene. Be prepared for tiny decorative portions with a very high... More 

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently stayed in this delightful hotel with my mother. Having booked a Vintage Room, our original expectations were far than surpassed with the two storey living and bedroom arrangement. The rooms were spacious, very tastefully designed with some lovely charming character features. The staff were extremely obliging and friendly. We had dinner and again, we both are normally quite... More 

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