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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We chose this hotel from recommendation and were not disappointed. From the initial booking(Becky I think) to the service generally,nothing was too much trouble. If there was any complaint at times they maybe tried too hard!! The whole atmosphere of the hotel was relaxed,just what is needed for a"wind down" weekend. The food was wholesome without being fussy,excellent quality and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

Perfect weekend away we would return in a heartbeat situated for whitby, Scarborough and other beautiful villages . Room 21 hideaway room perfectly situated if you have dogs and they are made very welcome lots of little extras that didn't go un noticed Restaurant was excellent very good wine list and excellent food choice Breakfast was of quality bacon and... More 

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replyman, Owner at The White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. Hope that you and the dogs can come back soon. Regards Victor Buchanan victorb@white-swan.co.uk More 

London, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

It is inevitable that in its lifetime an hotel will have to deal with unhappy paying guests. Savvy owners see this as an opportunity to increase business by resolving these issues in as deft a manner as possible; it is the sort of thing that creates genuine customer loyalty, repeat business and even turning those people into brand ambassadors. The... More 

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replyman, Owner at The White Swan Inn, responded to this review

So you finally manage to get your review published at the umpteenth attempt, readers can guess why TripAdvisor removed your initial attempts. You are making the assumption that all custom is good custom. It is - so long as it maintains a respect for the people working in the business. A customer can change from being an asset of the... More 

Torquay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Stay at this hotel on business and all I can say is that one day I would love to return. Its a gorgeous quaint hotel that has all the wonderful features of an old inn, yet modern and clean. The food was gorgeous and deserving of that Rosette. The Bar was lovely and cosy at night with a roaring log... More 

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

My wife and I stayed in The White Swan for a long weekend and it was one of the best hotel experiences we have had in the UK for a long long time. All the staff were particularly happy and helpful and very professional in a very relaxed way. We were made to feel like valued friends. The rooms are... More 

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Thank David M
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

This is a perfect place for cosy and comfortable Yorkshire charm: we felt like we had hit upon a real gem. There is a bar and snug at the front of the hotel, with a roaring log fire, and traditionally but comfortably furnished: floor boards and beams and classic windsor chairs. The restaurant is a bit more 'decorated', and serves... More 

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Thank Ruth S
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We had the most fantastic stay at The White Swan Inn this weekend, we have totally fallen in love with the hotel and the surrounding area. After a trip to Thirsk and the James Herriot museum on Friday, we made our way over to the hotel. We were given a warm welcome and shown to our superb room which boasted... More 

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Seascale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

We have recently had a wonderful family meal here to celebrate my birthday. The service, as ever, was excellent, as was the food and atmosphere. We all enjoyed a lovely evening and would definitely return. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend eating at the white swan to anyone.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

I want to be fair. I guess the main comment is don't raise your expectations too high. Don't get me wrong we enjoyed our stay. The young staff are friendly and keen to help. We had a bit of a wait at reception at check out and I had to go and find someone when the queue had built up... More 

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replyman, Owner at The White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your response. We are sorry that you didn't enjoy your pollock and I agree that the response you got from your server was not the one from our training manual. I don't know if this is too late but I would be happy to refund you the cost of this dish. That might go someway to slightly... More 

York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We booked two nights at The White Swan Inn to celebrate Valentines/birthday. We wanted somewhere dog friendly but top notch.. and found it! Lovely room (21) with everything we needed. Service was fantastic from the time we rolled up in the car. Check-in friendly and all staff lovely and couldn't do enough for us but Ryan made our stay really... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A warm and friendly Yorkshire welcome awaits you at this proper family run Inn. Next year will be our 30th at The White Swan and we have just about got things organised. From the moment you walk through the doors you'll feel at home. We aim to keep things simple and just let you relax ...Tom Parker Bowles reckons 'Every market town should have a White Swan' and the Daily Telegraph described us as 'God's own Country Pub' on a recent visit. If you read the reviews here you will get a flavour of what we are trying to do. We are an Inn with a lovely restaurant and 2 rosette food but not the plastic fine dining you find in many four star properties. Real food, real people, lovely rooms and great value for money.And by the way if you are not delighted I will give you your money back so long as you tell us at the time.Victor Buchanan - Owner ... more   less 

Additional Information about The White Swan Inn

Address: Market Place | North Yorkshire, Pickering YO18 7AA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Pickering
Price Range: $192 - $285 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The White Swan Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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