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The Blue Lion

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East Witton | Nr Leyburn, East Witton DL8 4SN, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Blue Lion on route up to Great Ayton in mid June 2015. The room was small but everything we needed for one night. We had drinks in the cosy bar and the dinner in the restaurant.....food prices were a little on the high side we thought. Nice breakfast. Some pleasant short walks from the hotel. A... More 

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Hadleigh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at the Blue Lion on several occasions and it was good to see that the usual high standards were being maintained. The room was a bit on the small side so the double bed while adequate was smaller than we are used to. The en-suite bathroom is down a small stair and is very nice and modern.... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A most excellent venue for a stay in a rural, picturesque location. Accommodation, food, staff, location, walks all superb. Will highly recommend this place. Within easy reach of some very beautiful parts of n Yorks and if you catch the weather, some outstanding walks in all directions. The staff extremely friendly and hospitable. Rooms and fayre priced very reasonably. I... More 

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WALLASEY
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31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived here on Friday after a pleasant day exploring the local area. Greeted by very friendly staff and shown to our lovely room in the main house. The room was beautifully decorated and in keeping with the age of the property. Had dinner in the restaurant that evening which was lovely although could only manage a starter and main as... More 

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wakefield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel/restaurant was highly recommended by friends & we certainly weren't disappointed in any way.. We arrived on a blustery afternoon to a fantastically welcoming log fire in the bar & simply wonderful service from every member of staff we met. Nothing was too much trouble...unfortunately our toilet developed a fault but this was dealt with swiftly & apologetically (it... More 

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Shepton Mallet, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This pretty pub located in North Yorkshire in a small village was everything a good pub/hotel/restaurant should be. The accommodation was very comfortable with plenty of hot water and room in the bathroom and the beds were wonderfully comfortable. Breakfast offered everything and was served quickly and dinner the night before, where we had invited guests, was also varied and... More 

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Yorks
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10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

A lovely old building, nice bar, quiet location and excellent service. If you stay in the old building, the creaking floorboards may wake you up as they did me several times each night. The food was good but not great and a little expensive for what it was. Breakfast was nice. The wine choice was excellent. Our second stay.

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north east
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Only went for a bar meal but the quality and ambience were first class.Would recommend it.We called in the middle of a walk from the abbey and we needed the return to walk the meal off.Do give it a try

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We stopped here for two nights on our tour of Yorkshire and Northumberland. Walking into the bar area we just knew it was going to be a great stay. Lovely traditional bar area with log fires on the go, perfect for relaxing at any time. The rooms had everything needed for our stay and nice views over the surrounding hills.... More 

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We did a late booking to break up a trip North last Thursday, 25 April and were rewarded with an excellent overnight stay in a very comfortable en-suite room, with a superb dining experience in the a la carte dining room.

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