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The Goathland Hotel
Ranked #10 of 10 Goathland B&B and Inns
Reviewed 6 December 2013

My wife and I stayed and dined at the hotel and pub a few years back and it was likely one of the most pleasurable experiences of all the wonderful times we had while traveling the British Isles. The room was quaint and provided all necessary amenities needed. Our room looked out over Scripps garage, which only means anything to fans of Heartbeat. The pub served a wonderful beef stew in a huge Yorkshire pudding. The pints were great as well as were the locals that made this stop so very memoirable.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 16 November 2013 via mobile

Such a lovely, charismatic place to stay in small village. All the places shown in the heartbeat series were easily accessible and you really feel like you are living within the show. All the staff were extremely helpful and our stay was just perfect.

  • Stayed: November 2013
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Reviewed 8 November 2013

The Goathland Hotel came to our attention like many through the series Heartbeat. However, as rural folk from Australia we were keen to stay at a "country pub with rooms." The Goathland Hotel met all our requirements. I have observed some negative feedback and have wondered if some folk may have come with unusual or unrealistic expectations. Our objective was to stay at the country pub and enjoy the lovely village of Goathland. Both the Hotel and the village were quite enjoyable. The standout feature of the Hotel were the beautiful breakfasts, the hospitality and the opportunity to meet some of the locals. As a railway enthusiast I enjoyed catching up with some like minded chaps at the bar. I hope to return to the Goathland Hotel and enjoy the many walks and of course more time on the North Yorkshire Moor Railway.

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  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank Sandy K
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Reviewed 30 October 2013

We were not disappointed, the heartbeat local was just brilliant, even though a little crowded and loud at times it was still full of character and charm. The food was good and filling . An absolute must for any heartbeat fan.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 27 October 2013

I liked this hotel due to it's connection with "Heartbeat" and I found the staff to be very friendly. The rooms were clean and comfortable, but the shower was quite small and hard to use (shower head was attached on a weird angle and didn't dispense the water properly). I didn't enjoy the food at tea time (soup was very salty), but I did enjoy my breakfast. A little disappointed with the overall experience, but will again praise the friendliness of the staff!

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 27 October 2013

We stayed at The Goathland Hotel for the third year in a row in 2013. There have been some room upgrades done since last year and the staff were as welcoming as ever.
We enjoy this unspoiled, Yorkshire village pub - it is not five star but very clean and comfortable and better than could be expected. There is just the right combination of “Olde Worlde” and modern comforts for an enjoyable "Heartbeat" experience. The focus of this hotel hasn't changed - it is still the daytime “Heartbeat” tourist trade, so we didn’t expect (or want) 5 star accommodation or treatment.
As usual the management and staff were very helpful and friendly at all times, the hotel and rooms were clean, the food was fine, and we have no complaints – the atmosphere was relaxing, we really enjoyed our stay and we can’t wait to return - in fact we have already booked for next year.
We are amazed at some of the negative comments made here by other guests. If we wanted five star accommodation, we wouldn’t have travelled across the world to seek out Goathland. We’re sure local Yorkshire folk won’t want change at The Goathland Hotel to suit the outsiders that don’t like it the way it is - and we’ll drink to that!
Thanks again Keith, Jean, Hannah and Sophie and all the rest of the staff who made us so welcome yet again.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 October 2013

You must the Goathland hotel for lunch ,always do when we are in Whitby they serve really good meals but the best for me is their ham,eggs and chips .....the best ever ! Not very adventurous eating I know to some but my goodness after a walk it's just lovely !

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled with friends
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Address: Goathland, North York Moors National Park YO225LY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > North York Moors National Park > Goathland
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Ranked #10 of 10 B&Bs / Inns in Goathland
Price Range: £102 - £110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to our traditional local pub and hotel. We have become world famous by sheer accident but for the very reasons Yorkshire Television chose us we like to think that the very best of an English village pub has been delivered to an international audience. Our belief is that many come because of the fictional Aidensfield but return for the spirit that is Goathland. Essentially we offer the convenience of a small hotel but with a big personality. The hotel has eight en-suite bedrooms; they all have individual characteristics and views of our wonderful moors and timeless village. Our rooms reflect the traditional building and retain all the charm and character of yesteryear. The rooms are all fully equipped with 32" LCD Televisions with Freeview, Tea, Coffee and Hot Chocolate making facilities and of course all fresh white linens. ... more   less 
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