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“Very good value. Convenience for sights a bonus” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ryton Country House

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Ryton Country House
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York, England
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27 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Very good value. Convenience for sights a bonus”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2010

Having read th rpevious review I was a little apprehensive about booking this hotel but it was near to where we wanted to be so gave it a go (only three nights anyway). I would not describe the hotel as shabby. The decor throughout was smart, clean and tidy though definitely not pretentious. The staff were very friendly and competent. The food was very good (and served on piping hot plates!) with courteous and quick service but not rushed.
The bedroom was small but adequately fitted (flat screen TV and tea/coffee making). The bathroom was very small and this is the one area that could do with updating but everything worked satisfactorily.
The bedroom walls were very thin but there was no noise late at night and we were not kept awake.
There was lots of car parking and the residents car park was very secure.
The hotel was very convenient for NT properties along the Tyne valley (and there is a regular bus service to the Metro Centre). A number of easy walks locally and a choice of eateries within walking distance although we ate in the hotel each night because we enjoyed it so much (we were only booked B&B).

It's not 4 star luxury but a comfortable small country house hotel.

  • Stayed September 2010, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2009

There was nothing really terrible about this place, but it was definitely not worth the 65 quid I paid for a single room. The whole place is a bit shabby, tired and run-down. The room was clean though and the staff were friendly and helpful (with the exception of the manageress who definitely wasn't). If the price had been lower I would have had no real cause for complaint but I've stayed in much better places for considerably less so I would not recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed July 2009, travelled solo
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Edinburgh
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2007

Used this hotel as a base for 2 nights when visiting family and had no complaints. The bedroom was clean and very presentable, the staff were very pleasant and the breakfast was especially worth a mention - fantastic! Would stay here again the next time we visit the area.

Stayed April 2007
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Additional Information about Ryton Country House

Property: Ryton Country House
Address: Holburn Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne NE40 3PF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #52 of 84 Hotels in Newcastle upon Tyne
Hotel Class:3 star — Ryton Country House 3*
Number of rooms: 18
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ryton Country House is set in Old Ryton Village just a short drive from Newcastle city centre and the very popular Metro Centre. Our old country house is situated in a stunning old village full of character and has great links to fantastic walks, cycle paths and many local attractions. Ryton Country House offers meals seven days a week serving from 18:00-21:00pm Monday through to Friday. Saturday Hours are from 12:00-21:00pm and Sunday roast available from 12:00-18:00pm. ... more   less 
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