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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I didn't actually look at any of the reviews until I was 5 minutes away from checking in so I was a little worried on what I was reading. We had wanted to stay in the heart of York but the prices were a bit OTT so we decided to stay just outside of the city to save us some... More 

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here for one night as we were attending a wedding reception at nearby Carlton Towers. There were 4 of us so we had 2 rooms. The staff were all very friendly and extremely helpful in particular Dawn on reception was most helpful, very kindly organising our taxi to and fro the wedding reception. Our rooms however were very... More 

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is generally tired. The staff seem to hate there job and more than my job's worth attitude. Rooms dirty. Noise from Road works all night Long. Food don't go there. Coffee stewed. Receptionist rude untidy and not someone you would want representing a hotel. Whilst it may not be PC to say so she needs to think about... More 

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for one Saturday night on a flying visit to Yorkshire. We booked online late, on Friday evening, and then phoned to book a table in the restaurant. They were already aware of the booking and were very polite on the phone. We arrived early evening and the check-in process was quick. The hotel is near the Selby ring... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I go here quite frequently for my partners daughter so she can play in the kids area. We tend to sit and have few drinks and chit chat whilst she is playing. We then order food and then when it arrives one of us goes and gets her. On several occasions I have been very disappointed with the food on... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not a good hotel since management changed. Not enough staff. An hour's wait for food and 45 minutes for sweets. Microwaved puddings over cooked and unbeatable! Sulky apology! Had to clear own plates! Children should not be made to wait. A disgrace!

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Second time I have stayed here but won't be staying again. The staff don't seem to listen to complaints management no to be found.Wanted something to eat I was told there was a one hour wait and it was half empty. In the room the one chair had been repaired with tape one window had the safety screw's missing so... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here a couple of years ago and was happy then so now we're returning customers . Had a good night's sleep and stayed for breakfast which was extra , and was happy with the service . You can eat here in the evening or walk into selby and there are plenty of restaurants to choose from . Adventure... More 

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Watford, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Without a doubt the most dirtiest, disgusting hotel i have ever stayed in. On checking in, i proceeded to the room. It was a bit dated and tired but I can live with that if it's clean. However, this is where it went wrong. It looked to me like the floor had not been vaccuumed and this was confirmed after... More 

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Decided to eat here what a mistake. Had to queue for 15 mins to order food at the bar. Only 2 staff behind the bar although they were polite. The member of staff who had now been left alone behind the bar explained he was new that's why it was taking so long. Ordered food and drinks had to wait... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A modern friendly hotel, located on the A63 Selby Bypass, only 3/4 of a mile from the town centre. Our hotel also has a bar and family restaurant with a children's play area. At The Wishing Well, you will be welcomed by our team of staff who will look after you throughout your stay. We cater for everyone staying at our hotel from the discerning business traveller to a family of 4. Ample free car parking is available to all hotel guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Wishing Well

Address: Oakney Wood Road, Selby YO8 8LZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Selby
Price Range: $72 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Wishing Well 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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