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The Fleece Inn

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
The Fleece inn is located just by the Forest of Bowland, area of outstanding natural beauty, yet just a couple of miles from the J34 M6 and a just a few minutes from Lancaster University and within easy reach of Lancaster, and the Lake District. The Fleece Inn dates back to the early eighteenth century as an inn for travellers. Full of original period features such as old oak beams and fireplaces etc. Comfortable beds, residents lounge with TV, music and internet access. Famous for award winning food drink and service. The Fleece Inn Dolphinholme serves food of the highest standard, prepared with the finest local ingredients and expertise - the menu always features many specials on the board.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
Room features
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
Great View
28Room tips
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A lovely country pub which is dog friendly. Table was booked by friends. A lovely place to come in for s meal, drink or a quick shop into their little shop inside. A great choice on the menu and a menu for a two course meal. Will defiantly return when up here again😄
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Lovely place, great food, reasonable prices, great attentive service and food arrived very quickly. Couple of niggly issues to be aware of but can't really be changed: our table was very close to the fire which is lovely but it got too hot in the end so we didn't stay for
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Unexpectedly found ourselves in Lancaster on a saturday afternoon, we had passed the Fleece on our way out to a fell race i was competing in. So its 3pm where to eat, a local suggested the Fleece, so we retraced our steps to Lancaster. The Fleece is a lovely stone building,
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Lovely building and staff, however, food not great - I had a full English breakfast and the bacon had been cooked in what tasted like fish oil (probably cooked with the kippers). Had steak for dinner with a blue cheese sauce which sounded lovely but the sauce was like milk with
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We stayed here this weekend & just cannot fault this gem of a hotel . Natasha & her staff were a delight ... really friendly & nothing was too much trouble for them . The rooms were gorgeous with lovely little touches making you feel truly pampered ! Last but not least seriously
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Beautiful bathroom (Green Hill room).
Photo provided by managementThe Fleece Inn
All bedrooms are named after local walks or fells
Can you take dogs to stay? No one is answering the phone & emailed but not had a reply
Not sure but plenty of dogs were welcomed.
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opening times ?????
Normal pub hours I guess but also it's a hotel so guests have different hours
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can you stay at the Fleece with a dog ?
Not sure. You need to ring them.
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"Most of the rooms appear to be the same quality but they do have a luxury room"
"If our room was anything to go by, they will all be excellent."
"All rooms are good!"
"Ground floor for excellent accessibility"
"The cheaper rooms are fine"
US$117 - US$166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
the fleece hotel lancaster
United KingdomEnglandLancaster DistrictDolphinholme
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