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The Royal Oak

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   36 Kirkgate, Ripon HG4 1PB, England
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Ranked #3 of 6 hotels in Ripon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The pub is really pleasant and the food was excellent at sensible prices. The room I stayed in was a little dated and was in need of a makeover. If you stay at the front with the window open it is a little noisy as it's close to the main road. The staff were all very pleasant and welcoming. I... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed for one night as a stop over while following the Tour de France and what a night it was, great food, great beer and we were lucky to see some great live music. Can't fault the place and would definitely stay again if visiting Ripon.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the minute we arrived I was utterly impressed. Tony, greeted us and couldn't have been more helpful. The room was fantastic, high quality, spacious, comfortable and a shower that you won't want to get out of. We had dinner here and that too was fantastic. Breakfast was delicious, the choices were great and quality of ingredients high. Very impressed,... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friends and I stayed in Ripon on 4th June, and visited the Royal Oak for a drink while in the town. We were given an excellent welcome and the quality of the beer being served was excellent - especially the Taylor's Landlord. Helen was serving behind the bar that evening and was very friendly, helpful and informative - she... More

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent the weekend there to attend a friend's wedding so stayed Friday and Saturfay nights on a bed and berakfast basis. I was worried about finding the car park as the hotel fronts onto a pedestrian street. No worries, as soon as we pulled up we were met and directled to the car park through a not too obvious... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

wonderful food, breakfast porridge.. yum, starters and main for dinner all look fab, I had oven cod on mash , clean plate handed back, very clean place, bar area tidy,store for bikes on WOR, very helpful excellent staff , cask ales, great value

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Ripon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Lunch with friends was thoroughly enjoyable. Great food, sweetest gammon steak I've had in years!! all beautifully presented and not going to break your pocket. The staff couldn't have been more helpful, the atmosphere is warm and welcoming. Coming to Ripon? you need look no further.

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Stayed for 1 night on the Dinner, Bed & Breakfast deal and wasn't disappointed at all. Very helpful and friendly staff on arriving, the rooms are all on the top floor, adequate size for a short stay and one of the most comfortable beds I've slept in. Only little gripe would be that the bathroom could have done with a... More

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London, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

the accomodation was good - but breakfast was even better- and so was dinner!It is aklso very central- only carparking was a slight problem-but this was easily solved by the nearby public carpark! The staff were really helpful and the atmosphere in the bar is excellent

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stayed here for one night on 27th May on the db&b deal. The staff are very friendly and welcoming. The room was good and the food was excellent both dinner and breakfast. I would not hesitate in staying again. Its also very central, but one let down is finding the car park which is past the hotel and down... More

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Address: 36 Kirkgate, Ripon HG4 1PB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Ripon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Royal Oak 4*
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The Royal Oak is the ideal base for sight seeing, whether in Ripon, the surrounding area, a trip to the races or a local wedding. Ideally located 15 mins drive from the A1 motorway, and proud to hold a 4 diamond AA rating, it is an ideal choice as a perfect stop over for those long car journeys. We have a choice of family, twin or double rooms, all with en-suite bath or shower. All our bedrooms have been upgraded and are modern and well finished, all have a modern flat screen television with freeview and complimentary tea, coffee, water and biscuits. ... more   less 
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