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Skipton, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a lovely find! Log fires, mellow furniture, lovely food and service and a very comfortable room. A very relaxing and enjoyable overnight stay and a very nice breakfast. All well worth the money. I will definitely go back.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

7 of us went for an overnight stay to celebrate a birthday and it was an excellent choice. We were first there and got the choice of rooms but I would have been happy with any of them. The petite double was a good single but was petite for a couple. We felt welcome from the start. The bars had...

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Thank JennyLS48
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The evening dinner menu was definitely something special and it was all delicious. We were very pleased we were not eating in the bar though as it felt extremely cramped, the tables were very close together and some seemed to be in the only place to walk through the space. The room was overpriced for what it was - I...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Blue Lion for one night in December - 2 adults, a 13-year old and a dog - all in one room. We were very comfortable, slept well and enjoyed a lovely meal in the bar area by a roaring fire. There were 2 or 3 starters and mains that were vegetarian and the menu overall had something...

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Louth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived Xmas Eve to stay until 27th Dec. Superior Modern room in courtyard. Large room and en suite but scarcely 'superior'. Shortcomings: 1. No decent bedside lights. ( Uplights undeserving of the name since they were dim and lit nothing.) 2. Faux leather peeling off dressing table. 3. One armchair between two. 4. Ditto upright chair. 5. No flannels provided....

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Thank Jeliha
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I had dinner here the other day and really enjoyed it. It's a tad more expensive than most pubs in the area but a significantly more adventurous menu with great service. We ate in the bar which is a lovely old room with high backed seating and a log fire. It was packed but the staff managed...

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2Thank MartinC132
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food good but other establishments in the area just as good for less of a price! The village is a road through so a captive audience. Rooms are a lottery - some good - some not so! Enjoyable but at a price and arguable as if it's worth it!

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Yet another excellent stay! Belated review, as we actually stayed in October . We come every year and have never had a bad stay. Room wise , we love room 7 as we usually take our dog and it's easily accessible on the ground floor with plenty of space. He is also very welcome in the bar where we choose...

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Thank sarahd209
yorkshire
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Lovely place in a nice village. Lots of local produce and game on the menu. Good wine list. We only ate here so unfortunately I can't comment on the rooms in the hotel. I would definitely eat in the restaurant again

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Thank YorkshireManinblack
UK
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We hired the private function room for a birthday celebration, it was a great evening and all the staff worked so hard to accommodate us and our party. The food was lovely and the evening was a great success. Well done!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Surrounded by the splendor of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and nestled in the heart of iconic Wensleydale the historic 18th century Blue Lion Inn encapsulates the finest elements of traditional rural England. Paul and Helen Klein have run the Blue Lion Inn for over 25 years creating a blend of quintessential English coaching inn with modern comfort to relax and recharge. Whatever you require of the Blue Lion, be it real ale and food at the bar to candlelit fine dining and beautiful accommodation you can be sure that your stay will be homely, welcoming and full of friendly character. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Blue Lion

Address: East Witton | Nr Leyburn, East Witton DL8 4SN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > East Witton
Price Range: €106 - €147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“we stayed in the main house in room 5 which was lovely.”
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“Dogs welcome in some rooms . Rooms in main house have more character , newer rooms in courtyard are bigger and more modern”
 of 5 bubbles sarahd209, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 15 is wonderful - spacious and quiet!!”
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“Didn't stay, only ate, but rooms will be quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Stuartallison, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Our room faced the front of the hotel but noise was never a problem”
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