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The Black Swan

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18 Birdgate, Pickering YO18 7AL, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot praise the Black Swan enough... from the moment we arrived they were faultless.. friendly, helpful and went above and beyond to make our trip a memorable one. The room was lovely, clean and comfy. The breaskfast was tasty and we did not have to wait long. The purpose of our trip was to see a band at Dalby Forest... More 

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Thank James H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice room obviously recently refurbished Comfortable and offered all amenities for reasonable cost. Lovely breakfast that was more than enough to sate the stomach . Nice central position with ample parking and a very good place from which to explore the local area.Moreover,served a very nice pint of bitter to enjoy in convivial bar.

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Thank Malcolm P
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I were greated with a smile by friendly helpful staff. The room was newly refurbished and done to a high standard. We had a great nights sleep in a comfy bed and then went down to breakfast which was excellent. The new owners were extremely lovely and couldn't be more welcoming. Without hesitation a problem not related... More 

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Anglesey, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited the Black Swan a few days ago 13/6/16. We ordered our drinks and lunches, and the drinks were with us very promptly. Our food was a different matter. We waited and waited for nearly 30 minutes. We ordered a soup, and a classis burger, both of which should have been served much quicker as the dining room was... More 

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Thank Nigel D
Breworks, Owner at The Black Swan, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and I'm sorry to hear that you felt you had to wait an inappropriately long time for your food. It might have helped if you had been informed when ordering that the classic burger, which is freshly home-made with local ingredients, takes a minimum of 20 minutes to cook to ensure thorough cooking. I will... More 

York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

The Black Swan hosted a Fashion Show raising Funds for Yorkshire Air Ambulance. The function room was converted into a Cat walk , Prosecco by the glass and everyone had a great time. The rooms have been updated to a very high standard and the staff couldn't be more help full. Ladies of Pickering and surrounding area had a very... More 

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Thank Gena D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

This is a good hotel well situated in the centre of Pickering. Car parking is easy, plenty of space. Owner was very welcoming and the room was clean and comfortable. Breakfast was tasty and served in a very pleasant room with classical music playing. Extra toast (good quality bread) provided. The hotel is in the process of being updated so... More 

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Alford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Excellent location right in the heart of Pickering with a lovely warm yorkshire welcome. Very good hosts offered us a free tablet for use in the rooms as there is no TV in the rooms yet. good clean room and bathroom. Comfy bed. The breakfast was very tasty but would've like an extra sausage or rasher of bacon. Bit smaller... More 

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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Picked the Black Swan for two nights on location and price as my son and I were going to do the North York Moors Railway trip to Whitby. Our twin room was spacious and comfortable, obviously newly decorated with care and thought, with good shower. The welcome and bar service was friendly and efficient, with a tasting of local ales... More 

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Thank Clive C
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Stopped here on a trip to flamingoland just down the road, Good food with really friendly service. I can recommend the steak and ale pie which came with home cooked chips. On site parking was a real bonus and nice clean rooms, would definitely stay again

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Thank morgy2016
Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Newly refurbished and very welcoming. Room and dinner was great. I have stayed in a few places in Pickering due to business requirements and would definitely stay here again. Two things to be aware of: There is no TV in the rooms and the breakfast starts a bit late, 8am. They do provide a very nice packed lunch though.

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Thank Greg K
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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Banquet Room
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A 17th century coaching Inn serving real ales and a unique dining experience. Under new management from 1st of January 2015, the property is undergoing refurbishment and improvement and will be fully functional by Easter 2015 with completely renovated facilities. During the improvements trading will continue but accommodation will not be available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Black Swan

Address: 18 Birdgate, Pickering YO18 7AL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Pickering
Price Range: $102 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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