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3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   7 Market Place, Knaresborough, Harrogate HG5 8AL, England
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Ranked #7 of 16 Knaresborough B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Leeds, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in on spec , boxing day lunchtime, with young children. Made to feel very welcome by friendly staff, who were very helpful with seating the children. Good reasonably priced pub food. Would recommend for a visit. Worth a visit.

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Harrogate, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We have dined here many times but our visit on 17th December has put us off this pub for life. There was two of us dining and we both ordered roast beef. When it arrived it looked dry so plenty of gravy was added. On attempting to eat the beef it was tough and totally inedible. I sometimes struggle eating... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
41 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

As other reviewers have said the rooms are at the back of the pub, our nicely decorated room was on the ground floor, straight off the street into a room with high up windows and a bit of a functional shower room. The staff were really friendly however, especially the lady who served breakfast. I think it was maybe a... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We happened upon this place and had lunch there yesterday. The lady behind the bar was lovely and the locals very friendly. A good start. We were shown to the dining area quickly and when we entered the room a gentleman was finishing his lunch of steak pie and it smelled divine. We went with this also and I have... More 

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Swinton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Just come back from a weekend stay in Knaresborough. What a beautiful town. This hotel is centrally located on the main market square. The rooms are not in the pub itself but in the stable block behind. The rooms look to have been recently refurbished and are well decorated, comfortable and spotless. The bar staff work incredibly hard and are... More 

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Mark L, Owner at Old Royal Oak, responded to this review

Hi Sharon, Thank you for taking time to review the Old Royal Oak. I will pass on all your kind comments to our staff. Mark, Jean & the Old Royal Oak Team More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Stayed Saturday night, couldn't fault it. Rooms are out the back of the pub in an annex and are nice, large and comfy. Good big breakfast in the main pub area the next morning (you have to pre order the night before).

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

we arrived friday night and could park a 4 x 4 in the car park, we soon had keys for our room which we found clean tidy and well stocked ( tea,coffee,water and biscuits ). it was a nice balance of old and new. breakfast was very good, with choices from full english to toast.if you want an early night... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We booked into the Royal Oak for one night on the way to York . The Inn was situated in the centre of Knaresborough, this was very convenient. It had private parking,and the mews bedrooms where lovely. We had a super room, with a very high ceiling, and beams. A lovely comfy bed, and a bathroom with all the facilities... More 

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We called into the Old Royal Oak looking for a bar meal. We were not disappointed. All four of us were more than satisfied with our meals. They were delicious and the helpings were very generous. The staff were very friendly and the surroundings cosy. We are looking forward to our next visit.

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Oswestry, Shropshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Booked quite late for a night to enjoy the Tour De France. We were made very welcome from the moment we arrived. Very, very clean, comfortable room and fantastic breakfast that kept us going all day which we really needed. Thanks you very much, we will definitely come back.

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Address: 7 Market Place, Knaresborough, Harrogate HG5 8AL, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Harrogate > Knaresborough
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Old Royal Oak 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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