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The Blue Lion

East Witton | Nr Leyburn, East Witton DL8 4SN, England
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in East Witton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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York, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We have just returned from the Blue Lion, to say we were disappointed is an understatement. The service from start to finish was appalling. We waited 1hr between eating our starter and the main course arriving, when it finally arrived it was Luke warm and mediocre, the 1 potato on my plate was hard and lukewarm. Not once were we... More

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Padstow, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we stayed one night, and wished we could have stayed longer! we were looking for a decent pub that would look after us and our dog, we really landed on our feet! the pub has a lovely feel to it lots of history and not a hint of chain pub's contrived age. we ate early and the food was fantastic... More

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London
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed there this weekend for two nights as local friends had recommended it. We were really looking forward to it until we got there. Our first impression of the room was a smell of damp, followed by seeing a very dirty,stained carpet. The kind of room where you don't want to take your socks off. The small double bed... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked this inn based on the rave reviews and The Good Pub Guide award so we were really looking forward to our stay. Our room was well equipped and comfortable although rather dark, the windows being small and quite high. There was an excellent bath and shower, good fluffy towels and White Company toiletries. Tea and coffee making facilities... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been coming here for years and will continue to do so. The food is wonderful and the atmosphere is warm and inviting. Book the dining room if you want something more formal, but eating in the bar has it's own charm.

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

I do not normally write reviews but in this case I make an exception. My wife and I are frequent visitors to The Blue Lion and having been for dinner twice in the last month, the quality of the food and service was exceptional and the attention to detail, spot on. All the staff were efficient, polite and friendly and... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had two nights for our anniversary both evening meals were excellent the staff were very nice and helpful. There were a couple of thing we couldn't get wifi in the room at any time even though the hotel states you can and the room was very dark we had to go into the bar to read the papers. One... More

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just spent a couple of days with a party of 14 walkers and had, overall, a very enjoyable experience. The rooms were comfortable with plenty of hot water for baths after a heavy going hike! Thoroughly enjoyed the evening meals and there was a good choice of wines. The staff were friendly and efficient and any hiccups were... More

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Manchester, England
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139 reviews 139 reviews
20 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for lunch, and it was a bit up and down to be honest. Some staff were friendly, others overly formal. They didn't get our order right. The food was nice enough, but not overly special (there were big lumps of fat in the roast beef sandwich), and we were served really small portions especially for the very... More

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Flookburgh, Cumbria
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9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here many times, always in one of the 'outside' rooms. Pick No. 9 if you want to avoid noise from the road and late night revellers. The food is fantastic with an excellent chef who maintains a wide and imaginative menu, and a there's a very good wine list. I suppose you could call this a gastro pub. If... More

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Address: East Witton | Nr Leyburn, East Witton DL8 4SN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > East Witton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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