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The White Swan Inn

3.0 of 5 Market Place | North Yorkshire, Pickering YO18 7AA, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Salford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second stay at The White Swan all be it with an 8 year gap. All the staff were welcoming, friendly and accommodating, always at ready to chat, it does make a difference when you see a friendly face. We were sat with a drink beside a roaring fire within 15 minutes of arriving. The room was on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sitting by the fire, with a drink, at the White Swan Inn is one of life's great pleasures. The food is absolutely delicious and I dream of the breakfasts! - though agree with another review that it would be good if it there were some equally great vegetarian options. The rooms are luxurious, warm and comfortable - whether you are... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

Booked two of the hideaway rooms for a one night stay for two couples as we were attending a music venue nearby. We were in rooms 19 and 20. They are really nice rooms with stone tiled floors and underfloor heating. Our friends did experience difficulty turning their heating down in their room, which was very warm considering it was... More 

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replyman, Owner at The White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We look forward to seeing you next time. Regards Victor Buchanan victorb@white-swan.co.uk More 

St. Albans, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We have been regular guests at The White Swan every Christmas for close to a decade. In that time we've slept in many of the rooms and have always enjoyed the cosy fires, the wonderful location, the good bar and the beautiful building. During those years I would have given the White Swan a four star review. On this occasion... More 

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replyman, Owner at The White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I apologise about the lack of properly hot water and having just signed a large cheque for the refurb of all the New Room showers I was more than keen to find out why? This has been sorted immediately. Even though we put it right, the TV thing is annoying and you are right we... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Fantastic, Superb, Wonderful, Delicious. We enjoyed 2 amazing meals at the White Swan this week.Staff were wonderful and the service spot on. Can't recommend it highly enough. Thank so much for 2 splendid and enjoyable evenings.

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replyman, Owner at The White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Dank u wel for your kind review. i was serious about that party for your Aunt. Regards Victor Buchanan victorb@white-swan.co.uk More 

yorkshire
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

It was great to find a nice car park just off a busy street. The reception staff were very pleasant and helpful. The accommodation was high quality. Pickering is a really nice town to visit with a heritage railway all the way to Whitby.

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replyman, Owner at The White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. Short and to the point. Do come again. Regards Victor victorb@white-swan.co.uk More 

UK Midlands
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58 reviews 58 reviews
14 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

If you need somewhere handy for the North York Moors then this is a great hotel.Its location in the centre of Pickering is ideal and the hotel itself is comfortable and friendly. Food in the restaurant is excellent (pricey but not outrageous, I would say - we spent £110 on three courses each and a bottle of wine and drinks... More 

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replyman, Owner at The White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and the back-up on the wi-fi. It cost £10k to install so a bit frustrating when people comment that we haven't got it. The room guides are now much more clearly marked (but I struggled to add any comedic inference on this topic) Apologies for the remote and the door is now fixed. I hope... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Good quality pub food but at fine dining prices. Nice rooms, good atmosphere and open fires in the bar area. We had terrible service throughout our stay though. The waiting staff were nice enough when they showed up, but they didn't do anything without having to be chased multiple times and were excruciatingly slow. In the many hours our dinner... More 

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replyman, Manager at The White Swan Inn, responded to this review

I am one of the people 'running the hotel side of things' and am deeply hurt by the things you said. Our aim is to bend over backwards to help our customers and we usually achieve this no bother. We aren't perfect all the time but most customers seem to think we do a good job and it is the... More 

Rugeley
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The White Swan is located right in the centre of the small Yorkshire market town of Pickering. It is perfectly located for touring the North Yorkshire Moors. The best plan is to leave the car at the hotel and to take the North Yorkshire Moors Steam Railway to start a hike across the moors or travel to the seaside at... More 

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Kent, UK
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24 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Stayed here recently in the Retreat Hideaway room and had one dinner. Random thoughts; The staff were all superb, cannot fault, really cannot - energy, enthusiasm, spark Dinner menu was unchanged from first night to second, despite effort of dating it - ate out in the brilliant Italian the second night. All the food at dinner felt a little stodgy,... More 

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replyman, Owner at The White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We do change the menu continually but only one or two dishes change each night. We feel there is a good choice for a two night stay (which is how most of our customers stay). I am sorry if you felt it didn't hit the spot. Your view about the room is a bit subjective... More 

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Address: Market Place | North Yorkshire, Pickering YO18 7AA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Pickering
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The White Swan Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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