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“New Year's Eve 2013”
Review of The Owl Hotel

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The Owl Hotel
Ranked #2 of 9 Selby B&B and Inns
York, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“New Year's Eve 2013”
Reviewed 1 January 2014

The Owl Hotel in Hambleton put on a great New Year celebration last night, nice buffet and pleasant atmosphere all night. The staff team went out of their way to make everyone happy and helped make it an excellent evening. Well done.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with friends
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 December 2013 via mobile

We are here for a quick mid week tea thinking it would be decent pub grub and it was hardly even that

My son said the chicken dippers (birds eye!) looked like they were from the moon and the were dry, funny colour and looked terrible and had big craters in them! How can you mess up chicken dippers?? My scampi was awful can make better myself too many chips and cold peas. My daughter had the wrap factory!!! Slimy chicken in breadcrumbs (slopping off) with no salsa or other filling just some grated cheese?? Over all absolute rubbish food really disappointed wont ever eat here again.

Stayed December 2013
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notts
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26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 10 November 2013

We stayed at the owl for the second time on a trip to York for the weekend, the room was perfect,breakfast was lovely and we would definately recommend it. Excellent value too and if you book online you get 20 % off food.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Birmingham
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 30 October 2013

We stopped at The Owl due to all other hotels in York/Harrogate being full as it was half term.We had a family room for 3 which was based across the car park and it made a pleasant change for my son to have his own room off the main room with a proper bed,rather than a sofa bed.The main room was very spacious and comfy.
We had no option but to eat in as their was no where within walking distance but all 3 nights the evening meals were good,samplying a variety of food,the service was quick and good sized portions(even on the 2 for £10).
Breakfast was cooked to order and again the service was quick,all the staff were pleasant.
We would definitely consider stopping here again

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
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Selby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 October 2013

We recently had our wedding at the owl on 11th October 2013 and really could not fault the service we received from the management Dave and Simon and their team.... The day was outstanding and we really could not fault their service and timekeeping throughout the day.... They were very friendly and could not fault them in anyway. The food was amazing and guests all comented on how nice the venue and the staff were. Dave and Simon truly helped give us the most amazing day we could ever wish for from the ceremony preperation right through to the evening reception and would totally recomend the owl not just for a wedding but for a nice friendly proffesional place to visit for a drink or something to eat!!! Thanks guys... Will most definately be sending a letter of recognition to your employers.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
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London, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2013

Attended a wedding at the Owl recently. Staff eating and on their phones behind the bar gave the impression that serving us was an irritation. Later during the service they were rattling ice,
clinking bottles and banging doors as they prepared the private bar. We could hardly hear the bride and groom giving their vows.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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Selby, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
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Reviewed 26 September 2013

Great staff and great pub food. I always enjoy going to the Owl. Will be going back again for another pub meal. I cannot fault it for the price. I have gone to so called Restaurants in York and this serves up better food than them. Good value for money too.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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Additional Information about The Owl Hotel

Property: The Owl Hotel
Address: Main Street, Selby YO8 9JH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Selby District > Selby
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Selby
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Owl At Hambleton Selby
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