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“Bespoke peace.”
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Stone House Hotel
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Hawes
Certificate of Excellence
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
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“Bespoke peace.”
Reviewed May 7, 2013

This is a bespoke hotel 1.2 miles from the center of the village of Hawes. The views of the Dales are exceptional, as is the service and food. The hotel itself is traditional for the area and we would certainly stay here again. Another plus point is that it is pretty cental for sightseeing attractions including the 'must visit' Wensleydale Cheese Factoy.

Room Tip: We've had a room in the main hotel & the annex. Both are comfortable.
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 29, 2013

This is our second visit to Stone House, having first discovered this place 3 years ago.
We stayed in a suite with a separate entrance from the main hotel and the room is beautifully appointed with plenty of space to relax. The hotel is in the process of altering this room with the addition of a new bathroom, and when we arrived we were told that they would reduce the room rate to compensate for this work even though there was no inconvenience caused.
I love this Hotel, there is a great relaxed atmosphere and nothing is too much trouble for the staff.
Décor in the reception rooms is a throw back to a 1930's Miss Marple story, with comfy chairs and sofas, open fires and scores of pictures, books and ornaments. In particular look out for the caricature sketches, in the bar area, of past guests of the Hotel.
Hopefully the character of this Hotel will NOT change. They have got everything right.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 7, 2013

We have just returned from a few nights break at the Stonehouse; this must be our sixth or seventh time there so I think you can tell that we like it. Many of the other guests have been there before too; on this visit we met a gentleman who has been going there for twenty years. A lot of the staff at the Stonehouse have been there for years as well. This is a good sign, as establishments that have a high turnover of staff tend not to be happy places. The Stonehouse is well situated on the side of the dale, overlooking the market town of Hawes and with lovely views up and down Wensleydale. Even the air seems better there!
The food is excellent, the breakfast being particularly good. The rooms have been recently refurbished and are clean and comfortable. All in all it is a warm, welcoming hotel in a beautiful part of the world that offers excellent value for money and before too long, I have no doubt that we will be returning again.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 18, 2013

Super hotel in good location family run hotel super staff and very friendly people excellent service and food so good very good variety of breakfast and so nice to sit in front of log fire when it is cold outside

Room Tip: Had a room with conservatory and it was super the views from there were stunning will go again
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
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Tadcaster, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 18, 2013

I have just hosted a party of 49 people at the Stone House Hotel, Hawes, arriving Friday and departing yesterday(sunday). We have been doing similar trips for 10 years and this hotel has surpassed our expectations.From the family management team in the planning stage through to all the staff over the weekend we received the very best in customer service.The food was fantastic,the service impecable and you were never far from a smile whoever you spoke to.Freshly cooked breakfast was a delight and served efficiently despite us all seeming to arrive in the same 30 minute slot. A gem in the Dales!!!

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed February 24, 2013 via mobile

A group of us were fishing the River Ure near Bainbridge. The Stone House Hotel was the perfect retreat. Well kept beer, roaring fires, warm comfortable rooms and hearty lovingly prepared food. The full Yorkshire breakfast was the perfect start for a cold day on the river. 10 out of 10.

  • Stayed February 2013
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Port Erin, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 20, 2013

A superb destination for a family and pet friendly break!
As soon as I checked into the delightful suite, I knew that I was in for a most memorable time at the Stone House Hotel. Our dog 'Skipper' was bounding around the grounds with joy as he explored the open spaces and all the new countryside smells and fresh air that he wasn't accustomed to. Within minutes, we were sampling countryside ways and mixing with the chatty locals.
The hotel is warm and welcoming and the lounge with its open fire and with the bar only yards away, I was forced into a relaxing time. Sitting reading the local paper whilst sipping a few pints of Theakston's bitter felt like heaven.
We ate in the restaurant for three nights and were impressed each time. Served by a very friendly and rather buxom waitress, we were treated to some delicious local delicacies. I was overawed by the monumental array of local cheeses but the highlight had to be the local lamb dishes. The 'freshly harvested' produce was absolutely divine and it was reassuring to know that the provenance of the local meat was well and truly pure.
The service at the hotel was impeccable and I was particularly impressed with 'Chris' who had been very helpful in giving us some suggestions of things to do during the daytime. There was nothing to worry about at all and we had some unforgettable times.
I hope to make a return visit when the Tour de France rides past in 2014. Great spot to stay - faultless.

Room Tip: Room 25 was ideal with 'Skipper' our terrier dog.
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
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Property: Stone House Hotel
Address: Stone House Sedbusk, Hawes, Yorkshire Dales National Park DL8 3PT, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Yorkshire Dales National Park > Hawes
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Hawes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Stone House Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 23
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Stone House is a classic Edwardian country house hotel and restaurant overlooking the market town of Hawes deep in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. With 24 quality en-suite bedrooms, delicious food, oak paneled lounges with log-fires, library with billiard table,and a dream location, Stone House is the perfect location for a relaxing break in the Dales. ... more   less 
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