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Lewes, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit very much, our room was well presented with a large shower in the bathroom and comfortable bed. The staff were friendly and breakfast was delicious. The hotel is a few minutes drive from Pickering surrounded by pretty countryside and there are ponies and chickens in the ajoining field. Lovely fresh free range eggs for breakfast!

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Ravenstone, Leicestershire, England
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53 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Now known as Cottage Lea's - is located a couple of miles outside Pickering along a no through country road. So if you want a nice quiet location this is the place - a nice relaxed family run hotel. Staff were excellent, dinner and breakfast very good, rooms were clean and comfy beds. The selection of beer was a bit... More 

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Thank BryanScaife
1 review
Reviewed 14 August 2016

This was a last minute booking as the place I normally stay was full but what a lovely surprise the rooms were clean and the place had a feel of being comfortable and relaxing in a great spot. The food was excellent and the staff both very friendly but spot on with both service and dealing with any requests that... More 

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Edinburgh
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200 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Booked here at the last minute as a stopover on our way south. Not quite sure what to expect though I know the area. The place, staff and facilities were both relaxing and charming. Staff were polite, chatty and helpful. Our room was very nice as was the lovely modern shower room. Very clean and appropriate facilities provided. We loved... More 

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Newton Aycliffe
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

this hotel is ran by a lovely family, a mother and two daughters along with extra staff when needed I assumed. approaching the hotel is a mile long country road, which isnt particularly brilliant for motorbikes which is what we were travelling on. we arrived slightly early and our room wasnt readt, thankfully we were able to put our luggage... More 

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Thank sharna f
tantara_13, Owner at Tantara Country Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, and thank you for so many positive points in your review! We are very proud of offering quality, home cooked food and its lovely to receive such compliments. I can only apologise for not being offered tea or coffee with your breakfast, very unlike us as we take customer service seriously but thank you for bringing it to our... More 

chesterfield
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

Stay at this hotel very friendly lvly rooms breakfast excellent am gluten free they catered for my need the restaurant was excellent food was gd it is family run and very welcoming enjoyed r stay yes u do drive up a country lane it not a problem tea coffee in in yr rooms with biscuits will definitely recommend this country... More 

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tantara_13, Owner at Tantara Country Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, we look forward to welcoming you again to Tantara Country Hotel More 

Tain, United Kingdom
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195 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Stayed here recently as seemed convenient for the next day's visit. And it was. You need satnav to find it as it's up a long cul de sac, if a 1 mile lane can be called such. Reasonably priced. Well appointed and clean room. Superb location and views over lovely countryside. All facilities inc tea making etc. Bathroom good and... More 

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tantara_13, Owner at Tantara Country Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us, and I am very glad you enjoyed your time at Tantara Hotel, we may be a little out of the way but are very proud of our beautiful views. It is unusual for us to only have the one guest here and I apologies if that led to... More 

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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205 reviews
75 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

This is a family run hotel in a lovely location with ample parking. The room had a king size bed but with only queen size bedding, but comfortable and clean. The meals were ample and well cooked, however the service was rather slow. You will get an enthusiastic greeting from the family dogs.

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tantara_13, Owner at Tantara Country Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am glad you have enjoyed your stay with us. We pride ourselves on serving only high quality, home cooked food, and everything is prepared from fresh upon orders being placed, unfortunately this does mean that food is not instantly served. We hope to welcome you again to Tantara Country Hotel More 

Southport, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2015

A couple of weekends ago we met friends up a this hotel.We arrived on the Friday evening and were met my a lovely lady , one of the daughters who runs the hotel.We were shown to a lovely room overlooking the front of the hotel. We met in the lovely bar and had a pre dinner drink.We had booked a... More 

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tantara_13, Owner at Tantara Country Hotel, responded to this review

We were so pleased to see your lovely review! We pride ourselves on having a welcoming, family run hotel and it is great to hear when guests have enjoyed their time with us Hope to see you again soon More 

Lincolnshire
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Having just returned from staying at the weekend at Tantara, I have already recommended the hotel to friends looking to stay in the area shortly. From the minute we booked the room over the phone with Charlotte, welcomed by becky, and checked out by Kate, we felt completely and utterly looked after. Nothing was too much trouble. The staff &... More 

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tantara_13, Owner at Tantara Country Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for such a wonderful review, it is so lovely to hear back that our guests have enjoyed their stays with us. Hopefully we will see you again soon Best wishes from Liz, Charlotte, Becky and Kate More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Additional Information about Tantara Country Hotel

Address: Tantara Country Hotel Nova Lane | Middleton, Pickering YO18 8PN, England (Formerly The Leas Hotel & Restaurant)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Pickering
Price Range: $138 - $196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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