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The Royal Oak Hotel

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited for tea when I'm helmsley for the night. Service friendly but food nit good at all. Very fatty lamb shank drowning in far too much insipid gravy. When we mentioned this to the waitress she said they had told the chef over and over again it was too much and too watery. Lasagne a little better but dry overcooked... More 

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Norwich
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We popped in and reserved a table and received a warm welcome and certainly throughout the later meal staff were fine and friendly. A good selection of food on the menu but perhaps that is the failing, there is too much in a way meaning there is a lot of reheating and ready made bought food. I had burgers which... More 

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Thank KaosChap
Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice room clean and tidy perfect for overnight stay. We stayed for a team Members wedding. Breakfast was awesome!!! I would definitely recommend this to people staying in the area , the manager was very helpful!

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Thank dorothy49
West Yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Helmsley last year in a different pub, but ended up spending most of our time in the Royal Oak so this time we thought we would stay in the Royal Oak. We were not disappointed - the rooms are really lovely, well furnished and great value for money. We ate here as well and the food was... More 

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Thank Catherine B
Newbury
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Could not fault the service - everyone very friendly! Room 2 was spotless, very light and airy and large with view of the market place. Bed comfy, nice decor. We had a Tassimo machine for coffee and tea, there was also a kettle on the landing if you preferred. My only minor gripes were : The lightbulbs/shades on the bedside... More 

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Thank Soulgirlie
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Royal Oak was a lovely pub in the centre of Helmsley, clean rooms with everything you would need, friendly staff and a lovely breakfast, and the beer was excellent. I would recommend it and if staying longer (we were only there overnight) there are a great many things to do in the area.

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York, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice meal spoilt by 2 vapours on next table is this allowed came out smelling of raspbe rry manager wouldn't stop heavy smell what are rules on this surely any fumes should be outside!was just like going back in time yuk!

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Great Hockham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a thoroughly enjoyable stay. The owner and his wife were extremely accommodating - I have a lactose intolerance and Mike and Gail had the soya milk all ready for me including single shots for my coffee/tea in our room. We were told to help ourselves to clean towels if we needed them. They made us feel very welcome.... More 

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

My wife Debbie and I had been looking forward to our Cleveland Way walk and had been watctching its highlights on you tube,The Royal Oak being constantly in view at its start and from that we liked its location within the square in Helmsley and were FAR from disappointed once we arrived. All the staff were extremely friendly and helpful... More 

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Thank keith h
Leek, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel has had a lovely makeover. The rooms are spacious, well decorated and all en-suite. Tassimo machines in each bedroom give it a luxury feel. I only stayed one night, but the food was very popular as there was a steady stream of customers all evening. Helmsley is on the edge of the North York Moors National Park, and... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to The Royal Oak Hotel. A local, friendly pub in the heart of Helmsley with wholesome home made food and real ales. 5 Rooms available with free breakfast. Dog friendly bar and rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Royal Oak Hotel

Address: 15 Market Place, Helmsley YO62 5BL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Helmsley
Price Range: $101 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Royal Oak Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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