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Minster Road, Ripon HG4 1QS, England
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The Old Deanery
Ranked #2 of 6 Hotels in Ripon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have stayed at the Old Deanery on a couple of occasions now and simply can not fault the place. The welcome, the staff, the accommodation and the food are exceptional. It has the added bonus of it being quite a small hotel, with some amazingly large rooms. The food in the restaurant is absolutely fantastic and the chefs always... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really lovely, friendly, clean and characterful place to stay. Delightful setting opposite beautiful cathedral. Roaring open fire , great coffee and Sunday morning papers- perfect end to a great stay. Staff were so helpful , nothing was too much trouble - really relaxed atmosphere- definitely stay again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Holt Storage Systems Ltd celebrated another 'cracking' year of racking by returning to the Old Deanery for their annual Christmas bash. Santa was joined by all his reindeers for lots of fun and frolics and I'm sure that other guests were thankful that we were all contained in the Garden Room as a makeshift stable! We were all looked after... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and hubby often try and get away before Xmas. Looking to enjoy good food, relaxing atmosphere to just recharge the batteries. The old deanery was just the place, where we could do that! We booked in for a weekend stay - eating in the restaurant - both nights. The staff are fantastic, so friendly and made us feel really... More 

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous hotel steeped in history within a beautiful location. We stayed for 1 night DBB - dinner was good, but was quite quiet for a drink afterwards. It suited us, as it was just a quiet night away, but you may need to go into town if you want something more buzzing. Breakfast was very good. We would definitely go... More 

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Old Deanery faces Ripon Cathedral. Location is just perfect. The hotel is a place of character with stone walls, uneven floors and a beautiful feeling of history. The bedrooms are splendid and each has its own character as they are all different. One has a four poster bed and all with modern en suit bathrooms and big comfortable beds..... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were part of a group of about 40 people who went to the Old Deanery for dinner recently. None of us had dined there before so it was a new experience for a group who dine together regularly. And what an experience!!! The friendly and welcoming staff, headed by Linda, organised our seating and the table... More 

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Sleaford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We spent 3 nights D,B & B at the Old Deanery. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The food was excellent. Lovely room with a view overlooking cathedral. Just a few minutes from town centre. Highly recommendable

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ChrisJMBrown, Manager at The Old Deanery, responded to this review

It's great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and took advantage of our special dinner, bed & breakfast offer. Your compliments will be passed on to all the staff here on your behalf. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Chris - Manager More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Staff were extremely friendly and welcoming; the room itself was huge and well-appointed, with nice touches like Molton Brown toiletries and bathrobes. The highlight of the stay was dinner in the restaurant - really top quality food and good wines. Located in the shadow of the cathedral, the hotel is just a couple of minutes' walk from the town centre... More 

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ChrisJMBrown, Manager at The Old Deanery, responded to this review

Thank you for such nice comments about your time with us. Your compliments will be passed on to our new head chef who is definitely creating a name for himself and our restaurant here at The Old Deanery. Fountains Abbey is even closer than you think, a 5 minute drive or a 40 minute walk should get you there! We... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I spent a few nights at The Old Deanery for a relaxing break, having been recommended by a friend whose son had his wedding reception there. The hotel is opposite Ripon Cathedral and about five minutes' walk from the town square. I cannot recommend this hotel highly enough. The staff are warm, friendly and very helpful. My room was large,... More 

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ChrisJMBrown, Manager at The Old Deanery, responded to this review

What a kind review and its great to hear that guests are leaving with such a positive impression that they are recommending us! Thank you for such nice comments about your stay which will of course be passed on to all the staff here on your behalf. I'm so glad you enjoyed your dining experience with us and your comment... More 

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Address: Minster Road, Ripon HG4 1QS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Ripon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
The Old Deanery Hotel Ripon
Old Deanery Ripon
Old Deanery Hotel Ripon

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