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The Old Deanery

#1 of 7 Hotels in Ripon
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Minster Road, Ripon HG4 1QS, England
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Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Ripon
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Iberian_Lynx Silves, Portugal
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Silves, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here a couple of nights in July. We had a twin room which is right at the top of the hotel looking out to the front and the cathedral. It was a big room with very comfortable beds, crisp bed linen, fluffy towels and really nice bath products. We were offered a complimentary glass of prosecco upon arrival... More 

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

I recently attended a wedding at this venue which was beautiful! Lovely food, etc. the only fault and probably the worst to make was the staff. Not the staff themselves but how they were treated. I couldn't help but notice that some of the staff were working 10+ hours with no evidence of a break (baring in mind it was... More 

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for two nights. The staff were wonderful and friendly and we were given a free drink on the night we arrived. In some respects the room was great. An original panelled room with a wonderful 18th century window overlooking the lawn. Everything sloped and nothing was square, which was delightful. There were big, fluffy towels and bathrobes and... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had two nights in this lovely place - from the photos you would expect to out in the countryside, but the location is unbelievably excellent; a literal stones throw from the Cathedral and a two minute walk to the centre of beautiful Ripon. The staff were very friendly and offered recommendations for places to eat other than themselves (we... More 

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Sohar, Oman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I just spent 2 nights at the Old Deanery and can't say enough good things about it. It's a 17th century building in a great location in a lovely part of the world, so yes it's old but, at the same time, we found it very comfortable with friendly local staff who were so welcoming. The bedrooms... More 

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This 17th Century home, to what had been in times gone by the Dean of Ripon Cathedral, was a wonderful change from the modern Premier Inn style hotels. The surroundings are well kept established gardens to the rear and the house itself a typical older style with wide staircases and sloping floors in places. Very comfortable. If you didn't want... More 

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect setting opposite the cathedral and an historic building but inside was a bit tired and dilapidated. A grubby carpet up the stairs, a leaky radiator in our room with a towel under it to catch the drips, and a mishmash of cheap modern furniture where period thing would have been more appropriate. However the young man on reception was... More 

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

My husband and I got married at the Old Deanery towards the end of June, and had the best day, far better than we could have imagined. The staff were all so attentive and the venue is so beautiful, its impossible not to fall in love with it. The food was wonderful and the subject of many compliments from our... More 

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

We got married here last weekend. It's a superb venue for a wedding, from the stunning house and gardens to the excellent and creative chef who designed a menu specifically for our day - lots of our guests have commented to us on how much they enjoyed their meal. The staff were really helpful both in the months leading up... More 

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for four nights whilst visiting Ripon area and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. From the moment we were welcomed by proprietor Linda, we knew this was a special place. She offered us a choice of two rooms (bad mistake, I can be so indecisive!) and I eventually chose room 3 overlooking Cathedral at front of building. A spacious room... More 

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