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“Pleasant surprise and good time had by all” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Masons Arms Gargarve

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Masons Arms Gargarve
Ranked #1 of 3 Gargrave B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Newcastle
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Pleasant surprise and good time had by all”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2013

Three of us stayed two nights B&B on a ladies' Dales walking trip and this proved to be an excellent base. Proper village pub that does not pretend to be something it's not. Great atmosphere and very friendly staff. John the owner really looked after us. Good, well kept beer and lovely, wholesome, home cooked food - if you want a gastro pub eat somewhere else. (One suggestion though would be to add another fish dish). Rooms were quite spacious and had everything you need including good quality hair dryers. The very hot bath was so welcome after a hard day's walking and the bed was probably the comfiest I have slept in with good quality duvets and bed linen. All in all a convivial and relaxing two night stay and absolutley fantastic value for money. Oh and despite the shocking forecast the sun had his hat on!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank dcreNewcastle
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2013

We stayed on a Charity Cycle trip and were pleased with the service and hospitality offered. Good Food, nice Beer, a proper pub atmosphere in a secluded area away from the main Gargrave 'A' road. Clean rooms with all the amenities and good information as to when and where everything was located and at what times food was served. Many Thanks

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Big L
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East Midlands
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135 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2013

What a lovely friendly pub in the delightful village of Grasmere.
We nearly a lunchtime breakfast for four but I couldn't persuade the rest of my party as they were more keen to get on with a walk up Malham Cove. However we did debate this long enough to enjoy a wonderful pint of Signal Main Line from a new local brewery in Settle.
I love it when a pub promotes real ale and takes "a risk" with new ventures. I was awarded by a terrific pint and Masons Arms deserves a mention and a nod, for being a good pub.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Ricoh8
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2013

Called in at this pub over the bank holiday weekend - excellent service and friendly staff
Good atmosphere in this picturesque village of Gargrave
The food looked excellent and good value -rooms are available as well
A very relaxing pub

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank christine p
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2013

My husband and I stayed over the Bank Holiday and were really impressed. Service was excellent, all the staff were very friendly. The room was very clean and cosy, with a good selection of hot drinks, and we liked the finishing touch of a towel, bowl and biscuit for the dog! The home cooked food was delicious (especially the fruit crumble and custard!), so much so that we went back for lunch on our way home after a walk.

We will definitely be going back!

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Sarah D
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2013

The menu was so inviting........
The braised steak appeared to be so good but was as tough as old leather. No one appeared to ask if everything was ok or clear our plates away, no one was at the bar as we left so I had no one to complain too. Such a shame!

Room Tip: Don't have the braised beef.
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Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
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Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013

We have stayed at The Mason's Arms on numerous occasions now when visiting family in the area and cannot fault the rooms (we've probably stayed in them all by now!), the breakfast (as well as the full 'Yorkshire' breakfast, they do a mean smoked salmon and scrambled eggs!), the great pub ambience (wish it could be teleported to our village in Essex) and most of all the wonderful owners who can never do enough for you. Looking forward to our next trip 'Up North'!

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Masons Arms Gargarve

Property: Masons Arms Gargarve
Address: Marton Road, Gargrave BD23 3NL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Gargrave
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Gargrave
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Masons Arms Gargarve 3*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Open all year round,The Masons Arms opposite the church in Gargrave, is ideally situated in the Yorkshire Dales between the thriving market town of Skipton and Settle.A warm welcome is offered at The Masons Arms Gargrave, complete with its oak-beamed ceilings and open fires, our traditional bar is just the place to relax and unwind in the company of friendly locals. A great range of traditional ales from the regions breweries, plus a wide choice of wines and spirits, awaits you. Not to mention a delicious menu of home-made food and daily specials, making the Masons Arms the most popular venue in the area.Our six En-suite bedrooms offer a comfortable level of accommodation. Each room has a television, tea and coffee making facilities and all have their own separate entrance from the pub.We can accommodate every one, from single guests to family groups and are always happy to welcome dogs. ... more   less 
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