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Llandinam, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just spent a night at the White Swan Hotel in the lovely old market town of Pickering in North Yorkshire. The hotel is a delightful old inn. The welcome we were given was excellent. Our room was very comfortable and although decorated in a simple style was really charming. We stayed in the main hotel and the road... More 

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replyman, Owner at The White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your great comments and for your kind recommendation. So glad to hear you had a lovely stay and that you enjoyed your evening meal and breakfast with us. We look forward to seeing you again very soon. Regards, Victor Buchanan victorb@white-swan.co.uk More 

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45 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I spent 2 nights at The White Swan Hotel in October, I used to work there 26 years ago and this was my first return to the Inn, and we both found it very good both accommodation, food and service.. it was also nice to see Mrs B again and spend sometime chatting.. We will definitely return... More 

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Thank DAK64
replyman, Owner at The White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Mrs B sends her regards. It was great to have you return. Please don't leave it so long until the next time! Regards, Victor Buchanan victorb@white-swan.co.uk More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family holiday in Yorkshire. Thought we would try this Inn for Sunday lunch. Can honestly say it was one of the best Sunday lunches we have ever had. Great value for money. Staff very attentive and friendly.

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Thank Emma W
replyman, Owner at The White Swan Inn, responded to this review

It was such a pleasure reading your review. Thank you so much for your kind comments. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards, Victor Buchanan victorb@white-swan.co.uk More 

London
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second stay at The White Swan as a guest of some friends and yet again came away with only good things to say. Our room was full of character and cleverly combined modern style with tradition and comfiness. It was spacious, immaculately clean and we wished we were staying longer. Dinner was delicious and again there was... More 

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replyman, Owner at The White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Such a great review. Glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us so much. Thank you too for your praise of our staff, which I'll be sure to pass on. We look forward to welcoming you back. Regards, Victor Buchanan victorb@white-swan.co.uk More 

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27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed at this lovely hotel before but on this occasion just visited for Sunday lunch. The lamb and beef were excellent and were served with superb Yorkshire Puddings and individual pots of gravy. A nice selection of vegetables came with the meal but we were disappointed with the roast potatoes which tasted like they had been reheated, the... More 

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replyman, Owner at The White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Apologies you didn't feel the potatoes were quite right. We also take on board your comments about music, although naturally we also receive feedback from guests saying they prefer not to have music. I'll be sure to pass on your greet feedback to our hard working staff. Thank you again. Regards, Victor Buchanan victorb@white-swan.co.uk More 

Preston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The White Swan at Pickering is a delightfully atmospheric old coaching inn with food that is of the highest quality prepared by a master chef. The main rooms are upgraded antiquated, delightfully preserved and extremely comfortable. The new units at the rear of the Inn are modern, up to the minute tastefully decorated with all manner of creature comforts. Anyone... More 

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replyman, Owner at The White Swan Inn, responded to this review

To be described as "simply sublime" is as good as it gets. Thank you for such a great review. We look forward to your return. Regards, Victor Buchanan victorb@white-swan.co.uk More 

Barnsley, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fantastic Sunday lunch.BEST Yorkshire puds ever had.The staff are really friendly and helpful.And would love to stay over in future.We had our meal in the restaurant and the decor is really nice.We had been staying nearby in a lodge and wish we had found this place earlier.

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replyman, Owner at The White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for such a great review. I'll be sure to pass on your compliments to our hard working staff. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Regards, Victor Buchanan victorb@white-swan.co.uk More 

Chislehurst, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Thank you to the team at the White Swan for another great a visit! My wife booked a one night DB&B stay as a birthday treat and we had a great time - but then we always do! Great service from the friendly team that seem to make every customer feel valued. There's a cosy bar with a great range... More 

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replyman, Owner at The White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Such a fabulous review. Thank you so much for your kind comments. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Regards, Victor Buchanan victorb@white-swan.co.uk More 

Helston, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Had a wonderful meal at the White Swan in the Bar lounge. Seven of us plus our dog had a meal after a day out on the NYM Railway. Delicious food and great service. We rang to book a table from the train and were not disappointed.

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replyman, Owner at The White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for such great comments. It was a pleasure serving all eight of you! Hope you enjoyed your train ride, and we look forward to seeing you again. Regards, Victor Buchanan victorb@white-swan.co.uk More 

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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent stay at the white swan. Great old coaching inn with old world charm. Has it's own car park. Very comfortable bed, lovely cosy bar and excellent evening meal and breakfast. Lovely nicely decorated spacious room with tea and coffee facilities.

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replyman, Owner at The White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for such a great review. Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay so much. We look forward to welcoming you back. Regards, Victor Buchanan victorb@white-swan.co.uk More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A warm and friendly Yorkshire welcome awaits you at this proper family run Inn. Next year will be our 30th at The White Swan and we have just about got things organised. From the moment you walk through the doors you'll feel at home. We aim to keep things simple and just let you relax ...Tom Parker Bowles reckons 'Every market town should have a White Swan' and the Daily Telegraph described us as 'God's own Country Pub' on a recent visit. If you read the reviews here you will get a flavour of what we are trying to do. We are an Inn with a lovely restaurant and 2 rosette food but not the plastic fine dining you find in many four star properties. Real food, real people, lovely rooms and great value for money.And by the way if you are not delighted I will give you your money back so long as you tell us at the time.Victor Buchanan - Owner ... more   less 

Additional Information about The White Swan Inn

Address: Market Place | North Yorkshire, Pickering YO18 7AA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Pickering
Price Range: €136 - €194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The White Swan Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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“Probably quieter at the back. Also our room had stairs which may not suit everyone.”
 of 5 bubbles 295attica, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Watch out for the stairs. The room above the carriageway connects to a wine bar, one night we heard the chatter late.”
 of 5 bubbles jgjman123, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms at the back are very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles dianneLeeds, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Try and get the four poster.”
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