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“Great stay.....” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Royal Oak Hotel

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The Royal Oak Hotel
Ranked #4 of 5 Hotels in Ripon
Certificate of Excellence
1 review
“Great stay.....”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2013

This is the second year we have stayed at this great pub hotel. Myself and my three golfing chums had another excellent stay. Extremely comfortable and beautifully furnished rooms, and a truly great breakfast, served by very friendly and attentive staff. We will certainly be back and would thoroughly recommend the Royal Oak. Thank you

Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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English first
York, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2013

A few of us stopped by for lunch after a canal walk. The welcome was warm, the ale was lovely and the food was delicious. We all ate off the saver lunch menu which did not compromise on quality whatsoever. Beer glazed pulled pork ciabattas with perfectly golden chips and a crisp blonde ale for £7 is fantastic in my book. I would not hesitate to visit again when I'm next in Ripon!

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Garreth F
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Wakefield
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2013

Just got back from The Royal Oak in Ripon (10th Sept 2013), Tony and the staff are to be congratulated on food, presentation and cleanliness. We had room 5 which although being on the front had no problems with noise. We had our evening meal here rather than going elsewhere and what a great choice that turned out to be. All my wife and I can say about the food is how good it was, great choice of drinks, and attentive service made for a great evening meal. If you keep irregular hours there is direct access to accommodation without the need to go via the "pub" entrance. All in all, a little gem just off the main square, will be staying here when next in Ripon

Room Tip: rooms 5 & 6 are at the front, if you prefer "very quiet" ask for a room at the back
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Bedale
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2013 via mobile

We just had food though I think its rare to find such a gem.

The Royal Oak ticked all of the boxes for me and being in the service industry I can be extremely picky!

Wonderful surroundings, lovely friendly service and the food is perfect. I had the rump steak and my partner the gammon followed each by a trio of ice creams.

Reasonable prices too. I would not hesitate coming back.

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Allie_T2000
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Glasgow
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18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2013

My wife and I recently had a stopover in this hotel and found it to be very good. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The room we had was well presented and clean with all that you will need for a pleasant stay. The hotel is in an excellent location close to the local attractions and restaurants and bars. We also enjoyed the food, as it also was of a very good standard. Overall a very good place to stay and we will definitely would stay here again.

  • Stayed June 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Derek D
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2013

We stopped off here while cycling the way of the roses and were looked after from the minute we entered to the minute we left.
The evening meal and breakfast were excellent and the choice of beers at the bar was vast.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Carrock1
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London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
47 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2013

Found this through Trip Advisor, Great Pub, but Hotel pat a bit disappointing stairs and hallway smelt damp and the room was very warm we were in No 6 ,which was clean and comfortable but was very warm so we had to sleep with the window open not realizing that there was a club next door which was open till 3am hence no sleep...
unfortunately we could not sample the menu as they stopped serving food at 7pm Sunday but the breakfast was superb and the staff were very friendly.

Room Tip: Ask for a room at the back and also if in the summer ask for a fan
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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank karen c
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Additional Information about The Royal Oak Hotel

Property: The Royal Oak Hotel
Address: 36 Kirkgate, Ripon HG4 1PB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Ripon
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 5 Hotels in Ripon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Royal Oak is the ideal base for sight seeing, whether in Ripon, the surrounding area, a trip to the races or a local wedding. Ideally located 15 mins drive from the A1 motorway, and proud to hold a 4 diamond AA rating, it is an ideal choice as a perfect stop over for those long car journeys. We have a choice of family, twin or double rooms, all with en-suite bath or shower. All our bedrooms have been upgraded and are modern and well finished, all have a modern flat screen television with freeview and complimentary tea, coffee, water and biscuits. ... more   less 
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