We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

The Fountain Hotel

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
The Fountain Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel_streamline","template":"ibex_photo_carousel_streamline__widget","dust":{},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel_streamline","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

90 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 90: English reviews
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Clean and nicely refurbished in parts, with others soon to follow as promised on a letter in reception. The hotel has a busy bar, function room hidden in the back and a separate hotel entrance. The are 12 separate rooms and a breakfast room. The beds are nice and on the hard side just as I like them. The staff...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank AmandaPearson
Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first visit to The Fountain during our New Year stay in Hawes and what a joy. Friendly efficient staff, nothing seemed to be too much trouble. Staff making a fuss of children and dogs, handing out many dog treats. A bowl of water for the dog delivered to us on request totally fuss free and a nice pint of...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Tony L
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed 1 night, lovely room, basic but immaculate and comfortable. Really good night's sleep. Large bathroom with big bath and abundance of hot water. Radiators were on and the room was lovely and warm on arrival. Plenty tea/coffee provided, free wi-fi and an excellent breakfast. Service at breakfast was excellent and the choices were plentiful. Food was lovely.....Been in this...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Liz R
manchester
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We decided to have a last minute night away in this lovely part of Yorkshire. On a Frosty day the room was lovely & warm, our bed was nice and comfortable and breakfast was really good before our walk up to the waterfall.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank silverkipper
Horsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Friendly staff, good food and range of local ales. Comfortable rooms with good facilities. A good centre for exploring the North Yorkshire Dales. Good public transport facilities. Several places of interest covering areas of natural beauty but also several areas of industrial historical interest such as old railways and lead mine workings.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank 334stewart
england
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for one night. Ready to tackle the Yorkshire three peaks. Good basic clean room. Big shower cubicle. A great little bar and excellent restaurant. I could easily stay here for a long weekend. Friendly hard working staff in the bar and restaurant.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank harryb13
Ely, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Stopped in Hawes during a rail tour for lunch, described by our Tour Manager as a finger buffet. What we got was a feast, Numerous sandwiches, quiches, Curry, rice, casserole and sausage rolls etc. etc. The beer was first class as well. Will definitely visit again when in the area for a longer stay.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank fordhamfrank
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Went for evening meal Wednesday. Had liver in what was supposed to be onion gravy It had onions but onions not softened no not oniony gravy, but an awful blackiish sludge. Wife had pie which was OK ish but ruined by same black sludge as gravy. Chips tasted as if cooked in old fat or oil.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Herbert L
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Called in for some light lunch. Staff all pleasant and friendly. Food was decent and inexpensive and chef came out personally to present his fare. It would not be somewhere we go for an evening meal but for a lunch it did the job.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank JARYED
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2016

From first arrival until we checked out the following morning we were made so welcome by this family run hotel. The room was very comfortable with a super view over the hills. The food was very well done and extremely good value. Nothing was any trouble to the lovely staff. Highly recommended

 Report
Helpful?
Thank MalcolmT48

7 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (7)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
View from Room (3)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (2)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Hawes
0.9 mi away
Stone House Hotel
Stone House Hotel
#1 of 2 in Hawes
365 reviews
1.0 mi away
Simonstone Hall Country House Hotel
8.5 mi away
The Wheatsheaf in Wensleydale
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
3.9 mi away
The Rose & Crown Hotel
The Rose & Crown Hotel
#2 of 2 in Bainbridge
200 reviews
0.0 mi away
The Crown Hotel
The Crown Hotel
#6 of 23 in Hawes
220 reviews
0.0 mi away
The Board Inn
The Board Inn
#12 of 23 in Hawes
163 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
... more   less 

Additional Information about The Fountain Hotel

Address: Market Place, Hawes, Yorkshire Dales National Park DL8 3RD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Yorkshire Dales National Park > Hawes
Price Range: £78 - £88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Agoda and Priceline so you can book your The Fountain Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
The Fountain Hotel Hawes, Yorkshire
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from The Fountain Hotel staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from The Fountain Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“No Lift if you need one and all bedrooms are upstairs”
 of 5 bubbles AmandaPearson, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“only called in for meal”
 of 5 bubbles 988herbertl, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had a front room which had some road nice, however it added to the character of the place, suggest if you ask for a quieter room if req.”
 of 5 bubbles melting637, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The stairs are very narrow & no lifts am affraid ...wonderful veiws”
 of 5 bubbles steffo58, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Not accessible. I struggled with the stairs, no rooms on the ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles Fiendishly, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay