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The Blue Lion

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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London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
4 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

A Yorkshire friend decided to give me a whistle stop tour of Yorkshire in a weekend and after the Theakston Brewery tour we visited this hidden hem of a pub. Situated in the quiet hamlet of East Whitton it is a truly British, countryside pub but with a menu that will stun you. I could have had a different meal... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

We spent two nights here in October. We stayed in the superior rooms which were lovely with a nice large bathroom. I understand that dogs are not allowed in the superior rooms a bonus for me as I'm not a fan of dogs! The staff were all very friendly and helpful. We ate dinner in the bar on the table... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

We went to this hotel on the recommendation of friends ,lovely scenic area. The room we were given was straight off the car park , very dark and the wardrobe smelt a little damp and it had an air freshener in it . This would probably have been ideal for someone with dogs but not us so I requested a... More 

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hk20, Owner at The Blue Lion, responded to this review

JyLivingston – 19th October We are glad you were warm and comfortable in the upstairs room. It is always good to have honest feedback, thank you. We look forward to welcoming you again and if you have a particular table choice please do let us know when you make your next booking. More 

The Dales, UK
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

This was our 3rd visit to the Blue Lion and we stayed in room 11 at the rear of the Pub which was ideal as we had brought our dog. The room was very clean and the bed was comfy. We enjoyed a pleasant circular walk in the October sunshine from the pretty village. Unfortunately we were disappointed by the... More 

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hk20, Owner at The Blue Lion, responded to this review

Lovemajorca – 16th October It was lovely to have you visit again and we are sorry your experience of our food was not of your expected standard. We would love you to come again so we can make your visit a more enjoyable experience, like so many of our other customer comments reflect More 

Darlington, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
34 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

My husband and I visited the Blue Lion to celebrate his birthday after recommendation from another family member. We were not disappointed! A great menu and plenty of choice from A la Carte (or blackboard!) to a choice from a set three course or two course meal at very competitive prices. The food was great value for money and very... More 

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hk20, Public Relations Manager at The Blue Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments and we are glad you enjoyed your husband's birthday. We look forward to welcoming you again at some point to stay. More 

Chiddingstone, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

A classy spot from which to explore the Dales. Set in a lovely village with good walks around, the hotel has everything you need. A classic country Inn, beautifully decorated and traditional interiors for the public rooms. Owner and staff friendly and professional, with great food well presented. We stayed in a garden cottage which was excellently appointed and very... More 

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Scotland
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85 reviews 85 reviews
37 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

This is our second visit here. We stayed in room 11 on both occasions (for 1 night on each visit), which is part of an annex at the rear of the hotel. For guests with dogs (as we were), these are excellent rooms. The room was comfortable and perfectly adequate, reasonably well equipped and clean. The garden area at the... More 

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Hull
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

We stayed at the Blue Lion for one night (which is a plus as a lot of hotels I looked at in the Yorkshire Dales have a minimun 2 night stay on a weekend - and the hotel accepts dogs which is also a bonus for some), the staff were friendly, polite and attentive. The room was small (as expected),... More 

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

Just stayed at the Blue Lion, The room was clean and nicely decorated, very cosy. The staff very friendly and helpful, Breakfast was fantastic. The only down side was the evening meal, it was over cooked as if it had been standing while we had our starters, the food was a little pricey too. Overall the hotel was a lovely... More 

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darlington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

I visited the Blue Lion last week with a group of friends for a birthday and what an amazing experience. We were made to feel very welcome by the staff on arrival and were offered drinks while we perused the menus on the wall around the bar area. We decided to have starters and main courses and chose a bottle... 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): $$
Number of rooms: 15
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