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The White Swan Inn

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Market Place | North Yorkshire, Pickering YO18 7AA, England
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Pickering
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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Leeds, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here the weekend just gone for 2 nights with my partner... Have to say wasn't impressed due to a number of reasons... The negatives: - On the first night our sheets smelt like FISH! It was vile but unfortunately there was no one downstairs overnight to complain to (we would have changed the sheets ourselves!! ) so we had... More

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Lincoln, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I were nearly put off booking by the few poor reviews - particularly those mentioning a problem with flies. I am so glad we booked on the basis of the overwhelming number of positive reviews. From the very first contact - booking by telephone - the staff throughout the hotel were friendly, helpful and professional - just... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful accommodation (we were in one of the outside apartments). Stone floors, gorgeous bathroom, separate bath and drencher shower. Comfy bed, like a massive marshmallow (but mattress not too soft). Great minibar. Basic tea, coffee, toiletries & hairdryer. Food and service were superb. There was a blip at breakfast on the second day - they forgot our order, we waited... More

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lincoln
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I had an overnight stay with another couple of friends. The hotel is close to railway station if you fancy a ride on a steam train. Due to the location of our rooms, we were all kept awake by drinkers in the wine bar next door. We all felt our stay wasnt very good value for money... More

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
27 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here for 1 night as we were attending a concert a few miles away. We were met at reception by very friendly efficient staff one of whom showed us to our "hideaway" room. On the ground floor was a lounge type room with a huge freestanding bath, also a wet room with his and hers double headed wet... More

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hertfordshire
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed two nights here in August 2014. On arrival we were advised that check-in was not until 3pm - no problem as Pickering is a very pleasant little town and a couple of hours are easily passed wandering the shops or castle. We also enjoyed lunch here whilst we waitied - dogs are allowed in the public bar areas,... More

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the White Swan Inn Hotel for our 1st wedding anniversary, we were guided by the beautiful photographs of the rooms on their website. We spoke to someone from the hotel when we rang to enquire about which room we would be booking someone rang us back. We were told their was no photographs of the room on the... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
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13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the hotel as its close to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway Station, our room was roomy with good facilities although there was no safe for valuables. However because of the warm weather the room was unbelievably hot although the hotel had provided an electric fan. we would have opened the windows but for the large number of flies... More

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

I am really sorry to read your review. We have been inundated by cluster flies over the last two weeks and this is not a reflection on the cleanliness of White Swan but on our stunning 'country' location and the time of year. We have taken the following measures to control them: Flyscreens or muslin nets on windows and doors,... More

Shrewsbury
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found the hotel to be very friendly, accommodating and very clean. Very charming. Good food. Stayed 2 nights. Agree with that flies were a problem in the bar area. The staff were attentive and courteous.

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London, England
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154 reviews 154 reviews
82 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has so many great things going for - its location in a charming Yorkshire town, pleasant staff who are so helpful, well equipped and spacious bedrooms (well, ours was) and good food. And yet. There are also negative things and I'll do them first. A previous reviewer mentioned the flies and s/he wasn't kidding. They are everywhere and the... More

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

Thank you for your review. We have been inundated by cluster flies over the last two weeks and this is not a reflection on the cleanliness of White Swan but on our stunning 'country' location and the time of year. We have taken the following measures to control them: Flyscreens or muslin nets on windows and doors, atomisers (Lampe Bergers... 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*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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A warm and friendly Yorkshire welcome awaits you at this proper family run Inn. Next year will be our 30th at The White Swan and we have just about got things organised. From the moment you walk through the doors you'll feel at home. We aim to keep things simple and just let you relax ...Tom Parker Bowles reckons 'Every market town should have a White Swan' and the Daily Telegraph described us as 'God's own Country Pub' on a recent visit. If you read the reviews here you will get a flavour of what we are trying to do. We are an Inn with a lovely restaurant and 2 rosette food but not the plastic fine dining you find in many four star properties. Real food, real people, lovely rooms and great value for money.And by the way if you are not delighted I will give you your money back so long as you tell us at the time.Victor Buchanan - Owner ... more   less 
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