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Wensleydale House

Burtersett Road, Hawes DL8 3NT, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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wisbech
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41 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well how many words have I got. Friend and I booked a room back in April. We turned up and Wayne found us waiting on his doorstep. We had been told check in was from 3.00PM onwards, and true to his word, Wayne rocked up at a minute to three. If you did not realise, Wayne is not a typical... More 

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Wayne W, Manager at Wensleydale House, responded to this review

Wow ! Thank you for the bonzer review. We are curious to know if you used all the word space allowed as sure likes like you might have :-) Didn't expect this at all after the warning not to read the guest book until you were 20 miles down the road so brilliant surprise and very kind of you to... More 

Doncaster, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As is always our visit here has been great. Wayne his usual charming self and he is some one that has got so much information available in his head his head must hurt. The breakfast good as per. Black pudding is not on the menu at breakfast and he also only mentions fresh orange. If you would like the former... More 

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Wayne W, Manager at Wensleydale House, responded to this review

Thank you for another lovely review. We are really happy you enjoyed your recent stay with us and that you have booked your next stay with us already ! We are looking forward to seeing you both again and to the good weather that you seem to bring with you. We are also looking forward to having you 'road test'... More 

Reading, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We received a warm welcome from Wayne and were pleasantly surprised with our rooms. Everything was of the best quality including Wayne's attention of top quality everything, from bed and bedding to the fantastic en suite. He insisted on supplying fresh lovely soft and thick towels every day and even supplied fresh milk in beautiful little jugs instead of UHT... More 

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Wayne W, Manager at Wensleydale House, responded to this review

Thank you for making us one of your first Trip Advisor Reviews - we feel very honoured - thank you. We are really pleased you enjoyed our beautiful town and exploring our local area whilst we were enjoying the wonderful Indian summer. We thoroughly enjoyed having you stay and learning of your adventures the next morning - you certainly covered... More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay at Wensleydale house. Such a warm welcoem from Wayne. My husband has stayed a number of times before when visiting Hawes to buy sheep but this year I went as well. It was very clean, the rooms spacious, lovely bath with views over the dales, quality Sheridan bedding and towels. Lovely breakfast- I will now... More 

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Wayne W, Manager at Wensleydale House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind your view. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay as were a little nervous to be serving breakfast to a trained chef and so are particularly happy you will be serving our red fruit combo at Beera Farmhouse B&B. Hope you will be able to come back for next year's sales. kind regards,... More 

Doncaster, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Once again got a lovely welcome from Jan and Wayne. Had tea served in sitting room with biscuits and cake on arrival. Good night's sleep and a breakfast that could fill a contractor to last all day. Black pudding as usual and the sausage was really tasty. Wayne has plenty of caricature and Jan is the sensible one but they... More 

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Wayne W, Manager at Wensleydale House, responded to this review

Thank you for returning to stay with us and posting us another kind review. We are really enjoying getting to know you both better although it looks like you have pegged us already ! Thank you for bringing the good weather with you - the town was buzzing because of it. Looking forward to your next visit. kind regards, Jan... More 

Fareham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This is the BEST B&B I have ever stayed in. We arrived with friends and were immediately made welcome with coffee and cake - scrummy! Our rooms were lovely, coffee/tea making with attention to detail. Wayne is a great host with a good sense of humour and his breakfasts are to die for with a wonderful bowl of fresh fruit... More 

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Wayne W, Manager at Wensleydale House, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful warm review. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us as we thoroughly enjoyed having you and your friends stay and would love it if you are able to come back and 'Tango' with us again. kind regards, Wayne More 

Alfreton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

What a lovely b&b. Even when we arrived we where made welcome with a lovely cup of coffee and beautiful cake and biscuits. The room was very nice and clean with ensuite and a nice big corner bath ideal when you've been out walking all day. Wayne was really nice and friendly giving us good advice and a great breakfast.... More 

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Wayne W, Manager at Wensleydale House, responded to this review

Thank you for posting the fastest review we have ever received - feel quite blown away by receiving your warm review so promptly :-) We are so happy you enjoyed your time with us and using Hawes as your holiday hub (we agree heartily with your remarks on this - but we may be biased!!). It is lovely for us... More 

Yorkshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This is a wonderful b&b with very friendly hosts. Wayne is very chatty and made us chuckle a few times, so we were made to feel at home! He cooks a great breakfast too, and there was a very nice bowl of fresh fruit to start. In fact the attention to detail was excellent, including a nicely presented tea tray... More 

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Wayne W, Manager at Wensleydale House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us such a lovely review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your walking, your time in Hawes and your stay with us and hope you arrived back home well rested. It was great for us that we were able to accommodate your friends at the same time as we love having... More 

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This was the second stop on our Harriot Way Walk. We arrived after a wet, miserable walk from Aysgarth and were welcomed by Wayne who offered us a nice pot of tea with cake. Our room was immense and had a very comfortable bed. The view from our large window showed part of the route for the next days walk.... More 

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Wayne W, Manager at Wensleydale House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and your glowing review. Very happy to hear you completed the Harriot Way and hope Joyce was able to enjoy the rest of the walk with you. Did you catch some of the recent Tour de France footage on TV ? Stage 1 filmed some of the places you walked - the valley &... More 

West Midlands
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Happily recommend this b&b for uk and abroad travellers. Beautiful location, friendly and comfortable accommodation. Excellent facilities for walkers, cyclists and relaxed travellers. Breakfast wonderful. Hope to return if in Hawes

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Wayne W, Manager at Wensleydale House, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. We feel rather special as see it's only your second TA review, so we feel very honoured - thank you. We would love to welcome you back for another stay if you do return to Hawes. Kind regards, Wayne More 

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