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Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

First time here with a friend and her children. We all really enjoyed the stay. The accommodation was lovely. The room was beautiful and cosy. The owner Scott made us feel very relaxed and welcome. He was great at making the kids feel relaxed. It was easy to find and there was parking nearby. Would definitely recommend and we will...

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 28, 2015

Our room was perfect for us. Clean and comfortable. Breakfast was spot on. Scott great host despite being a rugby LEAGUE supporter!!😝. Would love to stay here again and hopefully will next year. Perfect location- town centre 10min walk and within good driving distance of many interesting places to visit. 10/10!!

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Thank Stella N
England
Reviewed September 3, 2015

Had 2 nights at this glorious BnB. I had a room at the very top and it was very spacious with all the necessary amenities. The cleanliness of the room was very good and it was quiet. Breakfast, wow, whatever you want, within reason, will be there for you. Great selection and cooked to perfection (I am a fussy eater...

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Thank JC_Sliver
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 21, 2015

Lovely big family room for me and two kids just for one night after a family day at Ripon races. Easy to find just off the by pass, a few minutes walk from the town centre. Welcoming hosts, good food at breakfast. Visited the cathedral on the second day, great "hunt and find" leaflets to make it interesting for kids.

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Thank amyandrichard2015
Teesside
Reviewed July 21, 2015

Just had a two night stay at this guest house to meet up with friends and to go to the races. We were met with a warm welcome and Scott gave me a hand with the bags whilst my husband went to park the car. Our room was very spacious as was the bathroom. The bed was comfortable I had...

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2Thank sharon17Teesside
New York
Reviewed July 13, 2015

I came up from London for a one-night, solo journey around Yorkshire and was very distressed when I missed the last bus to Ripon from York. But when I called the B&B, Scott helped me figure it all out -- I took a train to Thirsk, where his wife picked me up and drove me to Ripon. Can you say...

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1Thank adams1030
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 22, 2015

Stayed here for two nights in June 2015, on a short tour of Yorkshire & Derbyshire. Ripon is a picturesque little historic town with nice pubs and restaurants, and proved an excellent base for visiting nearby Fountains Abbey, Aysgarth Falls, Skipton and the Yorkshire Dales area. Other guests at the same time explored in the other direction towards Whitby and...

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1Thank TripAv
Summerland, Canada
Reviewed June 17, 2015

Our party of four spent one night at this B&B just last week. Scott gave us a warm welcome and helped us in with our bags. As has been mentioned parking is best on a side street just a couple of minutes walk away. Rooms were very spacious and tastefully decorated. We were in a very large room facing the...

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Reviewed May 31, 2015

Had 2 nights here with 2 year and 5 year old daughters. Stayed in family room at front of the house. Very large room with lots of space for the girls. comfy double bed, single day bed and we used our own bed for 2 year old. (although we were given the option to use their travel cot). The owner,...

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Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

the host was very plesent and easy to talk to and have a bit of a laugh with, breakfast was bang on, i couldnt get my shower to work so i nocked on his door and he sorted it straight away so great service, nice tea is biscuits in the room to relax and look at the nice view out...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fountain Guest House is a beautiful Victorian terrace situated less than 10 minutes walk from Ripon’s market place, cathedral and city centre. Many of the period features remain in the house including its high ceilings and sweeping staircase. The three en-suite bedrooms are elegantly decorated with period pieces. The River Ure is on our doorstep providing an ideal location for countryside walks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fountain Guest House

Address: 25 North Road, Ripon HG4 1JP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Ripon
Price Range: $64 - $83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Best guest house ever”
Mrmartin1973, Mar 25, 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in room 2 which is at the back of the house, it was very quiet with a lovely view of the cathedral”
sharon17Teesside, Jul 21, 2015 | Read review
“We had 2 out of 3 rooms (didn't see the third as it was occupied)... We're great...ensuite very clean and spacious.”
Trek700, Apr 15, 2014 | Read review
“You can choose to be at the front or rear of the house, just let them know what you would prefer.”
MaryroseP, Mar 2, 2014 | Read review
“Our room was at the back and was nice and quiet”
GaryG232, Jan 18, 2014 | Read review
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