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The Blue Lion

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Room & Suite (13)
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“courtyard room”(24 reviews)
“the pub”(43 reviews)
“main building”(21 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Pets Allowed
Meeting Rooms
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Booked a table here as it was recommended. Had a great meal. Lovely atmosphere and staff very friendly and attentive. Great food too. Loved how the old fitted furniture was still in use. Gave it a really authentic feel.

Thank Neil H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Called in here for lunch on our way home. Craig & his team offer a fabulous menu of sumptuous food. I had the Blue Lion Platter and my better half, Blue Wensleydale & Walnut Salad. Both excellent. Highly recommended!

Thank RichardG6954
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband & I visited on a Monday September evening, although we had not booked for evening meal the Blue Lion did not seem terribly busy. We asked for a table for two the waiter/bar man mumbled there was a table by the window in...More

1  Thank gillianprice17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having been treated to a Dinner, Bed and Breakfast break by our daughters, we were delighted to find that this traditional country inn was most welcoming. The room we were given was in a small courtyard attached to the inn, it was well appointed, most...More

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly it been almost a year since we took Sunday lunch in the restaurant. Last time it was fine; this time the whole place had a busier vibe, the staff were as attentive as ever and the food was excellent. There is a more limited,...More

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About
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Surrounded by the splendor of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and nestled in the heart of iconic Wensleydale the historic 18th century Blue Lion Inn encapsulates the finest elements of traditional rural ...More England. Paul and Helen Klein have run the Blue Lion Inn for over 25 years creating a blend of quintessential English coaching inn with modern comfort to relax and recharge. Whatever you require of the Blue Lion, be it real ale and food at the bar to candlelit fine dining and beautiful accommodation you can be sure that your stay will be homely, welcoming and full of friendly character. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Room & Suite (13)
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Lovefoodhaterude
June 12, 2017|
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Response from Helen S | Reviewed this property |
There were dogs in there when we went!
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Peter h
April 2, 2016|
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Response from AABUK | Reviewed this property |
The dining room looked wheelchair accessible but not sure if there is an accessible toilet.
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benedicite
July 21, 2015|
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Yes, we have a large car park at the back of the building.
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Room Tips
"All rooms to same high standard I expect."
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"Don't pick room 3."
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"Threre are some nice rooms, ours was no 16 you can stay above the pub also. The room we were in was in..."
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"All rooms quiet. Some are accessed on the ground floor."
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