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The Wheatley Arms

Wheatley Lane | Ben Rhydding, Ilkley LS29 8PP, England
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Ranked #5 of 11 Ilkley B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014
Nobbhead123 Chester, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed overnight. Had a very enjoyable three course meal . The room was very attractively decorated with some nice finishing touches. We reported a lack of hot water in the room which we discovered affected the hotel, but unfortunately despite the efforts of the manager who kept us informed was not resolved by the morning. So... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have tried it several times to give it the benefit of the doubt. Soup for lunch is unappetising. Chef can use a frying pan and that is it. Food served on wooden boards. Chips were half cooked and just not crispy. The beer battered fish was disappointing. It just doesn't get any better so I will continue to use... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Lovely hotel that has all the service and attention one could require. The rooms are lovely and clean and the food is served all day. The ambiance is so comfortable that it is like being at home but with all the hard work done for you. Could not fault anything

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WAManagement, Manager at The Wheatley Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for such a glowing review of your recent visit! It's lovely to hear that you felt so at home, that's exactly how we want our guests to feel! Hopefully we will see you again soon for another relaxing break! Many thanks Steve & all the team More

Leeds, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The Wheatley Arms is an impressive old building a mile out of Ilkley centre in the quiet residential area of Ben Rhydding. Recently refurbished, it has an open-plan layout with several interesting rooms linked around a central bar area. The natural wood and stone give it a rustic feel and the staff are all very friendly. It serves real ales,... More

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WAManagement, Manager at The Wheatley Arms, responded to this review

Hi Matthew Thank you for your recent review. It was great to hear that you felt able to recommend us to others, and you are right in pointing out that we are very much a Pub Restaurant with letting rooms that are individually styled and furnished to a high standard. We always attempt to give the highest level of service... More

cheshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We have just returned home after a lovely 2 day stay at the Wheatley Arms, staff couldnt be more friendly and they were always there to make sure you had everything you needed. We stayed in room 4 with its own balcony and the room was large and the decor and furnishings was lovely, it also had a gorgeous deep... More

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WAManagement, Manager at The Wheatley Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for such lovely comments on your recent stay with us! I have shared your review with all the team and it was great to hear that you and your Husband enjoyed his birthday with us (and the surprise cake!). I thought it was exceptionally generous of him to share it with some of the tables nearby! Hopefully we... More

Warwick, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We went for a meal here over the bank holiday weekend. Beautiful place with lovely décor but the poor attitude of one waitress really let the place down. It's fairly pricey so we expected good customer service. We don't expect anyone to wait on us hand and foot, just a smile and a more friendly attitude would have been nice.... More

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WAManagement, Manager at The Wheatley Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us some feedback on your recent visit. I was very disappointed to hear you had not received our usual standards of quality both in food and service. I have shared your comments with the staff to highlight the importance of friendly and efficient customer service. Please be assured that this is not... More

Preston, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We have stayed many times at the Masons Arms a sister Inn to the Wheatley and part of the individual Inns group, six in all. We thought that a change of scenery would be nice and plumped for a visit to Yorkshire. We stayed two nights the 8th and 9th May and ate in the restaurant on both nights. The... More

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WAManagement, Manager at The Wheatley Arms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a lovely review of your recent stay with us! I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and you have begun to try some of the other 'Individual Inns', I would thoroughly recommend all of them. Please feel free to contact us if you would like to be... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at The Wheatley Arms for a night away. We visit Ilkley regularly and have stayed in various places in the centre of town. However those places were fully booked this time so we opted for the Wheatley Arms which is just over a mile away from Ilkley town centre in Ben Rydding. I'm really glad we did as... More

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WAManagement, Manager at The Wheatley Arms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely comments on your recent stay with us! It was great to hear that you enjoyed it so much, as you rightly pointed out although we are situated just outside of Ilkley town centre, it is in walking distance or alternatively a short taxi ride or even accessible by a regular train service from... More

Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

even though we live locally we decided to stayover after dinner and we weren't disappointed by the room and breakfast. After visiting for meals with the children this was intended as a one off, maybe we'll have to stayover again.

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WAManagement, Manager at The Wheatley Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on the Wheatley Arms It was great to hear we were able to provide you a relaxing night away from the kids! Hopefully you'll be able to enjoy another one with us again soon! Kind Regards Steve & all the team More

Ilkley, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Dined at The Wheatley tonight with a few friends. Though most of the staff were great one waitress was unbelievably rude to a friend. Once again the food was decidedly average. I think it's ok if you are a meat eater but the vegetarian fare is boring and pretty tasteless. The service is always very slow. They are busy because... More

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WAManagement, Manager at The Wheatley Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us some feedback on your recent meal at the Wheatley Arms I was very disappointed to hear that one of our staff members was rude to your friend and made her feel unwelcome. We pride ourselves on being community focused and providing a warm, friendly and welcoming atmosphere to all our guests.... More

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Address: Wheatley Lane | Ben Rhydding, Ilkley LS29 8PP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > West Yorkshire > Ilkley
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