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Plumbland, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Never been to Appleby before for any length of time so we thought we'd try a quick getaway for some R&R. The Royal Oak looked pretty good on the website so booked for a Saturday night only. Arrived early and had a good lunch in the restaurant/bar before announcing our arrival. Lunch was very well received at a reasonable price.... More 

Thank mike reed
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a comfortable pub/restaurant with well trained staff and a wide ranging menu which, they claim, is almost entirely cooked to order.The real ale is well kept, but the choice was a little limited. Service was efficient but the provision of sauces to accompany main courses was disappointing; the quantity was not nearly sufficient.

Thank CaravannersDandK
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked here for 1 night for a birthday treat with my husband, only wish we'd stayed longer. Were booked in room 1 above the bar and didn't get disturbed by noise at all. Staff were very friendly and helpful. We ate in the restaurant and the food was delicious and very reasonably priced. Didn't have to wait long to be... More 

Thank Jill M
Burnley, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We recently stayed for 3 nights in the cottage. The cottage is very nice and very well equipped. Very comfortable beds and an excellent breakfast. We tried dinner in the pub restaurant / bar area on the 1st night. It was good but not worthy of a 2nd visit for us. I have to say the restaurant was busy which... More 

Thank Mike R
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed October 27, 2016

Very friendly, welcomes dog, even has a dog menu!. Great place to sit down by an open fire after walking all day. Good choice of food and local ales and good value for money. Excellent service, enjoyed it so much, we went twice in 4 days.

Thank Sue R
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3 hotel reviews
Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

We have stayed here twice now this year. Having three young children makes things tricky for hotels and B&Bs are most places cater for 2 adults, 2 children. We love the cottage for space and a special night away. When you walk in you are in the dining room and there is a massive high quality table and chair set.... More 

Thank Nicola H
Stafford, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed October 23, 2016

Had one night dinner, bed and breakfast here. Lovely place, good room, well appointed and a good bathroom with a large shower cubicle. Good quality toiletries in the bathroom. It was also dog friendly and there was a dog bowl, mat for the bowl and a goodie bag for our dog, what a lovely touch. There is also a garden... More 

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Preston, UK
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed October 19, 2016

Spent a fantastic overnight stay here - early check-in is available (but contact the friendly manager first). This is a great doggy-friendly inn with really comfortable rooms. Our room was on the front of the inn; it was well appointed with huge bed, high quality oak furniture, modern, clean decor which was all well co-ordinated, and a lovely en suite... More 

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2016

The Royal Oak is a pet friendly hotel with garden rooms that open out onto a lawn is is a very comfy hotel rooms are spotless and do not smell of pets that shows there is a very high standard of cleaning staff are very helpful and nothing any trouble I would highly recommend this hotel pets are not allowed... More 

Thank Robert A
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30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

After our last visit for a family Sunday lunch for 5 we were very disappointed so decided to take another chance and try again. Pleased we did as food was delicious this time round. Couldn't fault any of it. Will be back based on this visit.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Appleby Locals Kyle & Jan took over the Royal Oak in April 2006, following a ground floor lounge & restaurant refurbishment the hotel & pub has been re-launched. The Royal Oak is situated in the heart of the Eden Valley in the historic market town, Appleby in Westmorland less than 10 minutes from junction 40 southbound and 38 northbound of the M6. This traditional coaching inn boasts 9 En-suite rooms and its very own Holiday Cottage. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Oak Appleby

Address: Bongate, Appleby-in-Westmorland CA16 6UN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Appleby-in-Westmorland
Price Range: $95 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Oak Appleby 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“The cottage was great.”
 of 5 bubbles mike reed, 6 days ago | Read review
“If travelling with a dog a garden room would be ideal”
 of 5 bubbles karenbU6640RX, Oct 23, 2016 | Read review
“Premium rooms are available (for a small extra cost). A couple have direct access to the garden. Might be a plus in summer.”
  • Room 2, Royal Oak, Appleby
  • Oak beams in 17th century Royal Oak, Appleby
  • En-suite room 2, Royal Oak, Appleby
 of 5 bubbles Its_IanMC, Oct 19, 2016 | Read review
“Always try to book garden room for pets”
 of 5 bubbles RobertA383, Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
“Room 8 for gorgeous bathroom and quaint beams”
 of 5 bubbles annefos20, Oct 8, 2016 | Read review
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