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Caernarfon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As hoteliers ourselves, we can be fussy, but we were very pleasantly surprised at the Unicorn in Skipton. Lovely contemporary decor in shades of grey, we were in Room 11 which was spacious, plenty of tea's, coffees, hot chocolate, biscuits, water, Sky TV, comfortable bed, good quality linen and nice and clean. Breakfast was mainly self-service but a good selection...

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UnicornSkipton, Manager at The Unicorn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive review and we hope to see you again. We will take the booster comment on board and look at ways that we can improve it

Skipton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at The Unicorn Hotel for 2 nights over the Christmas period. The service on arrival was excellent, a warm welcome was made and I was shown to my room. The room was fabulous, more a suite really with a super comfy sofa, sky TVS all the cupboard space that anyone could wish for and an excellent en suite....

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Happy with the room although couldn't get wifi. Pass word wouldn't work. The big disappointment came with breakfast. To be told that there were no sausages or tomatoes on a Saturday morning is unacceptable! Especially because the hotel is directly opposite a shop. For me there is no excuse for this and spoiled what was an enjoyable overnight stay. To...

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UnicornSkipton, Owner at The Unicorn, responded to this review

We are very sorry about your breakfast, we try very hard to make it a good experience and rely on a local farmer to deliver fresh sausages. A busier time than expected left us short of sausages and we can only apologize. The shop opposite the Unicorn is a newsagents and really not an option. Please send us an email...

Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Not for the first time my overnight stay at the Unicorn was well worth it. My room was warm, clean and quiet. The staff were very welcoming and helpful - and my request for a vegetarian breakfast caused no problem whatsoever. I'll be back again next time I have business in Skipton.

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UnicornSkipton, Manager at The Unicorn, responded to this review

Excellent to hear that you enjoyed your stay thank you for the positive comments we look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

I plead with anyone who reads this do not stay here! Terrible service an owner who thinks it the customer privilege to stay in this squat! Awful food, the ping of a microwave can be heard all The time!!! I seriously would rather sleep rough with a bin bag! Would be a better nights sleep than I had there! And...

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UnicornSkipton, Owner at The Unicorn, responded to this review

Please see our pictures and 785 other verified online reviews. The ping is a commercial 8 slice toaster and we warm beans in a microwave

Oldham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Great location in the heart of Skipton. The rooms were nicely decorated with exceptionally comfortable beds. We were lucky enough to get a free upgrade so the room was very spacious. The breakfast was freshly cooked and a generous portion. Everything excellent, can not fault it.Usual toiletries in rooms with iron and hairdryer. Would recommend.

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Bolton Abbey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016

great hidden gem lovely rooms very central really good value everything you need in rooms loads of hot water and a bath nicely decorated and furnished first time tried woulnt go anywhere else in skipton now

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UnicornSkipton, Manager at The Unicorn, responded to this review

Thank you for your great comments we look forward to seeing you again in the future

Salford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016

2nd time staying here this year, would definitely recommend. It is in a great location in Skipton, afacing bus station, everything (shops, pubs, cafes, castle, etc) is less than 5 minutes walk away. Hotel has lovely, clean rooms. Great to have sky tv, they also provide hairdryer, iron, bath products, coffee and tea facilities, etc. Staff were very helpful and...

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UnicornSkipton, Manager at The Unicorn, responded to this review

Thank you so much we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Just to let you know we now have FREE Parking available when you return in the future

Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I have been second time in Skipton, but this time instead to go straight to my business place, I preferred to stop to the Unicorn hotel. I was purposely to see how is looking this time inside, because first time when I have been I was very disappointed. Surprise…. Surprise… this time the entrance door was open, the corridor was...

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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We arrived and were greeted by friendly and polite staff. Rooms were nice and clean and have a good size tv with sky not that you usually book on the strength of the tv. The hotel is in a good place to access the shops and other attractions in Skipton. There is nightclub next door but we didn't hear anything...

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UnicornSkipton, Manager at The Unicorn, responded to this review

Hi there just to let you know the Unicorn now offers a free car parking space for each room booked give reception a ring to reserve a permit before your next stay

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Unicorn offers 4* bed and breakfast accommodation in Skipton. We are located conveniently for the town centre and have a selection of well thought out comfortable rooms all with en suite bathroom and new furnishings throughout. Guests are welcome to use the free WiFi and all rooms now have free SKY and Movies as standard. All rooms have an iron, board, hairdryer, towels, shampoo, conditioner, bath/shower gel,handwash,vanity kit,complementary drinks tray with tea coffee and a bottle of water per guest. We aim to accommodate all requests and look forward to your enquiry, the Unicorn offers a good value choice for your stay in Skipton, full details can be found on our website. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Unicorn

Address: Devonshire Place | Keighley Rd, Skipton BD23 2LP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Skipton
Price Range: £44 - £96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“Room 11 in the eaves is spacious”
 of 5 bubbles SouthernXCpt, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 12 was fabulous”
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“dont miss breakfast”
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“west side rooms are more quiet”
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“No complaint from any of the group. I was in room 11 which was first class.”
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