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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely welcoming staff. A varied and delicious dinner menu in a really cosy bar/dining area. Rooms are clean and comfortable too. Breakfast was a bit of a letdown... over cooked fried eggs and hard-as-bullets bacon - presumably pre-prepared and stored on a hotplate.

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Ilkley
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent facilities, staff, and service and the food for both dinner and breakfast was excellent. The dinner was exceptional. The staff couldn't have been more helpful. We would have stayed longer had we had the time!

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We stayed for two nights in October half term in the family room. It was excellent value for money, the staff were so friendly and great with the children. We will certainly be going back again. Beautiful surroundings and great places to visit very close by. The food was lovely, evening meals and breakfast and our son has 'never had...

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We visited as a family of three adults for a meal on a Monday evening. We were surprised at how busy the pub was and were told there would be a 30 minute wait for a table. This was not a problem as we were not in a hurry and, indeed, enjoyed a leisurely drink first. The service was excellent...

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Devon
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Have just returned from 2 nights at the Fairfax Arms; outstanding place, wonderful room, delicious food and extremely welcoming staff. The atmosphere is relaxed yet busy and efficient, our room was so well presented I wanted to take a picture, and the extra details made it feel like an expensive boutique hotel - beautiful decor, really puffy pillows, well stocked...

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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Just a fantastic stay. Amazing staff, awesome food and beer. Everyone went out of their way to make my busy weekend happen. Only flaw? None really, unless an unresponsive jacuzzi is a real problem for you. The amazing 'preheat' shower was enough for me. Give The Fairfax Arms a go - you won't be disappointed!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Comfy Beds, fluffy towels and Black Sheep Beer on tap, what's more to want. Really Friendly team, helped us carry the luggage from the rooms from the car park. Didn't actually eat in the evening but the smell was amazing. We did however have breakfast which was top notch lots of choice and very accommodating. My room was really lovely,...

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Fairfax_Arms_Gilling, General Manager at The Fairfax Arms, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. I am happy that you managed to try some of the food while you were here - the breakfast's are amazing!!! Next time you are up, come and join us for dinner. You won't be disappointed! Kind regards, Andrew

Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is a great country and locals pub, very welcoming, super accommodation and very good food. We have stayed here a number of times now and always enjoyed it. Good comfortable beds, well appointed rooms, good real ale and very friendly staff. James and Andy will give you a warm welcome, Maggie will serve you with a perfect steak for...

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Fairfax_Arms_Gilling, General Manager at The Fairfax Arms, responded to this review

Hurrah for guest like you! Thaanks for your kind words. We are very proud of what we offer at The Fax, glad you enjoyed it! Come and see us again. All the best, Andrew

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Went for Sunday lunch with some pals. Must say the roast beef was excellent but, as previous reviewer has stated the lamb was disappointing . It was fatty and just not what it should be. Maybe a conversation needs to be had with the supplier ? Certainly I would not be happy if I was serving it at home. But...

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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Just returned from a short break after being recommended to visit the Fairfax arms by friends. What a great hotel. The staff was so welcoming and friendly. The food was superb and the accommodation was all clean, comfortable, and well maintained. Gilling is a charming village well situated with plenty of places nearby to visit. Helmsley and Pickering, to name...

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Fairfax_Arms_Gilling, General Manager at The Fairfax Arms, responded to this review

Dear Pam & Steve, thank you so much for the review. It was a pleasure to have such lovely people to stay. As you dont live too far away, there is no excuse not to come and see us again soon! Thank you also for your inadvertant leaving gift. It is getting used well! Best, Andrew

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Additional Information about The Fairfax Arms

Address: Main Street, Gilling East YO62 4JH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Gilling East
Price Range: $167 - $227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Fairfax Arms 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Our room was above the bar but noise wasn't a problem”
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