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“Absolutely amazing weekend break”
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Stirk House Hotel
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Gisburn
Certificate of Excellence
Harrogate, United Kingdom
1 review
“Absolutely amazing weekend break”
Reviewed 4 June 2014

Thank you so much for a fantastic break last weekend!
If you are looking for the perfect getaway this is the place. Surrounded by beautiful countryside and stunning views of Pendle Hill, this hotel feels like you have got away from everything.
Having eaten far too much on Saturday (the food is amazing) we spent Sunday in the Leisure Club. The gymnasium is far better equipped than any hotel gym I have been in. All modern equipment and really helpful staff who were happy to show us around.
The pool, sauna and steam room are lovely and relaxing and we finished off the day with a massage. We came away feeling fantastic and will be returning as soon as we can.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 May 2014

When I booked this hotel I had hoped it would be another charming and friendly Yorkshire experience. WRONG - The property is old, tired and desperately needs a revamp. The staff are unfriendly, obtrusive and arrogant. I found the food extremely over rated. The hotel is an old house so you hear everything that goes on from all rooms in the house. If you walk on the floor, the reception can hear you downstairs. I had my room checked up on several times. If you are looking for a quiet undisturbed time of it, do not pick this hotel. With all its faults, the staff are pretty much oblivious and I was told that this was a very well respected hotel. Perhaps it may have been at one point, however those days have gone. Overall the staff were rude and impolite and I would recommend anyone wishing to stay in this hotel should look elsewhere. It would be my worst nightmare to get married in this place. Unless you are between ages of 65 - 85, stay clear of this place.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled on business
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Lancashire
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Reviewed 29 May 2014

Stayed in the Gisburn Suite after a wedding. The room was absolutely lovely and I cannot fault it. Views across the valley, huge bed, seperate lounge, jacuzzi bath. Breakfast was very good, more than we could eat and served beautifully , we were even asked if we would like extra bacon , tomatoes, sausage etc. Denise and her team have transformed this hotel. You must stay here if in this area.

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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Staff were very helpful, breakfast was delicious and I liked the idea of bringing extra portions round for those of us who appr helpful and friendly. eciate a cooked breakfast. We did not have evening meal in the restaurant.

Our suite was large and full of country house character but needed refurbishment. I would stay here again as the staff were very helpful and friendly.

  • Stayed April 2014
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Rossendale, England
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Reviewed 26 May 2014

Our son had his wedding here on Easter Sunday and what a fantastic time was had by all. The staff were so helpful and welcoming nothing was to much trouble, the food was excellent the venue could not have been better and everything went without a hitch even Max the dog had the staff throwing balls for him .
Thanks to all for making this special day such a wonderful time

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 May 2014

Just had a two night mini break and we could not have wished for more. Set in its own grounds its the ideal place to relax and unwind. Excellent service provide by friendly helpful staff. We paid a little bit extra for an upgrade and I can assure you this was worth every Penny. Great food and wine what more could you want. The only downside was having to check out, could easily retire here fantastic place try it and see.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 May 2014

My wife and I booked a special weekend at Stirk House to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary. This was a fact that we didn't share with the hotel but I don't think the service and the food could have been any better even if we had. The staff were excellent throughout and this is probably the greatest level of service we have received in any hotel in the UK that we have stayed in. The dinner on both evenings were outstanding and prepared by a Head Chef who understands food, wine, and his guests. Breakfast is just as superb. My recommendation is try it for yourself....you will not be disappointed. Expensive but justifiably so.
A stunning location for a romantic getaway.

Room Tip: If your budget can stretch go for a Manor House Suite....the height of luxury.
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Property: Stirk House Hotel
Address: Gisburn Road | Clitheroe, Gisburn BB7 4LJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Gisburn
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Gisburn
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Stirk House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 33
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Stirk House Experience - where 16th-century charm meets 21st-century luxury. A 16th-century Manor House complete with 32 en-suite bedrooms, restaurant, bar, function rooms and Leisure Centre, with indoor swimming pool. ... more   less 
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