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The Ripon Spa Hotel

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“bar bistro”(12 reviews)
“croquet lawn”(11 reviews)
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Reviewed 5 February 2016

Ideal location - only 5 minutes walk from city centre. Lovely twin bedroom. Lots of space, excellent en-suite. Spotlessly clean and loads of storage space. We stayed 5 nights. Breakfasts good and varied. The Turf bar served wonderful meals at reasonable prices. Staff very friendly...More

Thank Liz and John M
Response from Fergus T, Guest Relations Manager at The Ripon Spa HotelResponded 3 March 2016

Do come again with the greatest of pleasure .

Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Lovely helpful staff, clean and tidy. Had a few pi ts in the Turf Bar and the barman was more than helpful and good to chat to. Had a buffet breakfast on the Sunday, top quality, I found it a bit warm in there though...More

Thank Spencer M
Response from Fergus T, Guest Relations Manager at The Ripon Spa HotelResponded 3 March 2016

Thank you for your positive feed back .

Reviewed 31 January 2016

The rooms on the website look very nice but when you check in you are given an old tired, dated musty room that was probably quite luxurious 40 years ago.Booked a superior room but had no idea what was superior about it had to actually...More

12  Thank tinkerbell09uk
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Hotel is in need of some TLC saying that it was clean comfortable and breakfast good. The problem we encountered was noise. We booked a room a few weeks ago for a birthday weekend. Day before we got a phone call saying adance was on...More

Thank ruthprecht
Response from Fergus T, Guest Relations Manager at The Ripon Spa HotelResponded 25 February 2016

I am sorry that your sleep was continually interrupted . The policy we have of ringing future guests is a courtesy , not followed by many 3 star hotels . As for the noise after the disco , some of them were also resident and...More

Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

From the name you would expect a beautiful hotel with spa facilities. What you actually find is an extremely dated hotel that's is a cross between Fawlty Towers & The Shining! Needless to say the hotel is not a spa so don't expect a pool,...More

3  Thank Treacle2010
Response from Fergus T, Guest Relations Manager at The Ripon Spa HotelResponded 25 February 2016

Never proclaim to have a Spa . What did you expect for the price charged ?. The Shining and Fawlty Towers both won awards , as have we ! . So in conclusion we do not suit . Shame because we are in present as...More

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
Room Service
Breakfast included
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Banquet Room
Dry Cleaning
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US$112 - US$186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$112 - US$186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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hildev
12 April 2018|
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Response from PeeWee_in_Italy | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I cannot help. My room had a bath with shower fitting.
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PatandPeter2013
14 March 2018|
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Response from David H | Property representative |
Yes. The hotel, in their emails, (which you can subscribe to), use a 'Pooch Friendly' logo to show this. Also, I personally take my dogs there. There are some great locations in the hotels vicinity to go walking.
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Fiona M
28 June 2017|
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Response from Eric G | Reviewed this property |
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