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White Rose Hotel
Ranked #6 of 7 Askrigg B&B and Inns
Bolton, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Do Not Stay Here”
Reviewed July 2, 2012

To say it is the worst experience encountered is an understatement, The owners both of them were extremely rude and ignorant, there was quite a few of us and the place would have been empty had we not been there they should have been grateful for the income. they should not be allowed to operate as a cafe never mind a hotel. There was no water to the top floor to have a shower in the morning, the rooms were small and the TV's only worked on 2 channels. The landlady would allow the locals to drink and be rowdy until 4.00am keeping all the guests awake, she even allowed them to smoke in the pool table area (pretty sure theres a law against after hours drinking when not a resident of the hotel also against the law to smoke in a public building). i would advise everyone to give this place a wide berth.

Room Tip: a room in the B&B down the road would be better
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with friends
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Silverdale, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed May 29, 2012

Not the best place to stay in the Yorkshire dales, Woman on reception had such a can not be bothered attitude, like we was intruding on her time. Food was very over priced. Lamb Shank dinner £14.00. Then the following morning the breakfast was very basic. Bedroom was like something from 1984. small portable tv with no remote, just dials, and volume control did not work. For smokers it was a bit of a mission to get out early in the morning. Never stayed at a B&B where you had to hand the key in at reception if we wanted to nip out in the evening. If anybody would like to stay in this area I would strongly advise you travel a further 5 miles up the road to a little town called Hawes. Finally Wi-Fi. I asked a guy at reception/bar if they had Wi-Fi, his reply was "We do, but it's ours"

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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
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Preston, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed May 28, 2012

From the minute we stepped in the door an awful experience. Owner was very rude and unwelcoming, food disgusting having waited an hour for it. B'fast was appaling as waitress was rude, not only to our face but by shouting rude comments about us to the kitchen staff as she left the restaurant. The good comments on Trip advisor seem to relate to the previous owners. The AA 4* rating must apply to the previous owners . i only chose this B&B as it took dogs and didnt check on Trip Advisor before I booked-big mistake.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with friends
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6 Thank nikki a
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Scotland
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed May 28, 2012

Stayed here last weekend and it was great for us. Room 1 was huge, plenty of space for us and the little ones, and the bed was soooo comfy! It was spotlessly clean, as was all the hotel.
We enjoyed an afternoon in the sunny beer garden followed by a family dinner in the restaurant. The food and drink were great quality and the service was good. Full marks for breakfast the next morning too.
We really enjoyed our stay at the White Rose and would recommend it to others.

Room Tip: Room 1 is spacious and has a large king size bed.
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with family
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed May 17, 2012

The welcome at this hotel was miserable. Woman at reception ( turned out to be the owner) was not interested in welcoming us. I asked if we could have some glasses, I was told to look in the toilet and if there weren't any to use cups! I had to go back down as the toilet was equipped for 2 and there were three of us in the rrom. Says AA 4 star on wall. Absolutely not. More like a 2 star hotel. We had to book a time for dinner. This was 7pm. Food arrived one hour after ordering and not a busy restaurant. Food is average and certainly not 4 star.

Owner spent the evening sitting on her bar stool craning her neck through the bar door to stare at us in the bar.

Breakfast experience was shocking. Waitress rude to say the least. Very uncomfortable and embarrasing stay. We were supposed to stay 2 nights but cancelled the second night. Do not stay at this hotel

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with friends
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed January 9, 2012

yes - the landlady can be a bit brusque which takes time to get used to but she was helpful when asked and the food and rooms were great. Could do with an upgrade of the tv which was outdated and didnt really work well but roooms were large, claen and comfortable. the bar and food were great and the staff all friendly. think the rooms are slightly overpriced but spent a lovely new years weekend in askrigg and would go again

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with family
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2 Thank Manxelisa
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Northwich, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed October 9, 2011

Further to previous Reviews commenting on the negative attitude of the Landlady, I have to say the same applies to her husband/partner. No welcome whatsoever and seemed to resent having to leave his laptop to serve me a pint. Things only got worse when she made an appearance, but at least they are well-matched! Avoid this place if you are looking for traditional Yorkshire hospitality.

Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
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Property: White Rose Hotel
Address: Main Street, Askrigg, Yorkshire Dales National Park DL8 3HG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Yorkshire Dales National Park > Askrigg
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Askrigg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A family run hotel with real ales and freshly cooked local produce where available. Our hotel is in a prime location to tour or walk from. There are many local attraction, including Wensleydale creamery, The Ropeworks, Wensleydale Railway, Gale Mill and may more. ... more   less 
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