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Northallerton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2016

OK I'm biased. My wife and I have been coming here for eight years or so and we've just returned from a two night break, in foul weather, where we were the only couple staying. We stayed DBB. The food - at whatever price - was superb. At the prices charged it represents really unbelievable value. The staff can't do...

1Thank RGCSmith
North Yorkshire
Reviewed 20 January 2016

I hardly have the words to get across how amazing a time we had - from beginning to departure - at the Punchbowl Inn. The room was modern, warm and toasty, spacious throughout, crisp sheets, comfy bed. Steaming hot baths after a walk over to Gunnerside Gill and soft white towels before tripping down for evening meal in the cozy...

1Thank Daleslady
Newcastle UK
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Got a late booking to stay a couple of days after the busy New Year. We got a good Dinner, B&B rate staying in the annex, Room 10, as this room takes pets! The room was classed as a superior room and we weren't dissapponted! Big room and large Shower/toilet en suite. We had two evening meals and its chosen...

1Thank BrownAle
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Visited for drinks during the day on New Year's Eve. Pub has a lovely atmosphere with cosy fire and decor. Returned on New Year's Day for an evening meal. Great menu to choose from. Food was of a very high standard and the staff were lovely. Would definitely recommend!

Thank Kerry R
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2015

We recently stayed on their Muddy Boots offer 2 nights BB abd dinner with a packed lunch great offer. The rooms are clean and beautifully decorated. Breakfast is AA award winning and rightly so it was very tasty which is high praise from me as I an not a full engish breakfast lover. The evening meal was up to £25...

Thank Oonagh R
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

If your pre-Christmas walking weekend has to become a sitting in the pub weekend, I can't think of a much better place for it to happen! 55mph winds, driving rain and flooded roads might have curtailed attempts to walk, but they didn't dampen spirits. Excellent food, good beers and cosy rooms made for a great break. Really friendly and helpful...

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 15 November 2015

We spent a lovely long weekend in the delightful Punchbowl in avert storm battered November. Food was lovely, room was great, staff very helpful and nice! Can't fault it and we'll be returning soon to tackle some more of the walks that are on the doorstep!

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Reviewed 23 October 2015

We had a very pleasant one night's stay at The Punch Bowl Inn in September 2015. The rooms were very comfortable and the view over the hills was breathtaking. We had dinner in the restaurant of the inn and it was excellent. We definitely will return when we are next in the area and strongly recommend a stay at the...

Thank Virginia B
Wakefield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We stayed here for just the one night on a Saturday and was just what we needed, they managed to squeeze us in for dinner as the resturaunt was fully booked. Great atmosphere on the evening with great people and great service. The rooms where spacious and very clean and had everything you needed, even though it says its in...

Thank Godders_Only_Knows
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2015

We were given a very friendly greeting on arrival and told that as we hadn't booked a time for dinner to just come down and they would work around us. All staff were great and you got the impression nothing would be too much trouble. The food was excellent, looked amazing and tasted even better. I had duck with spices...

Thank Sandra B

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
17th-century inn, located in Low Row, Swaledale. Ideal base for walking and touring the northern dales. The coast to coast walk is on our doorstep. Re-opened in 2006, we offer 11 comfortable en-suite bedrooms. Stripped pine furnish the bar and restaurant. Our mirror menu changes daily reflecting the seasonal local produce from dales suppliers. A relaxed and informal environment in which to enjoy good food served along with local beers such as Black Sheep and Theakstons. ... more   less 

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Address: Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales National Park DL11 6PF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Yorkshire Dales National Park > Swaledale
Price Range: $145 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Punch Bowl Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Ask for a room on the front of the building....with great views”
 of 5 bubbles Travellingpaul1958, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the top floor are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles P6922EDpeterj, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms have a bath and others a shower. If you have a preference recommend calling the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles DavidL206, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 7 (2nd floor) was newly refurbished and very pleasant with great views across Swaledale.”
 of 5 bubbles NottsGirlsontour, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 4 is absolutely perfect! Comfortable with fabulous view of the valley, really good shower and ensuite.”
 of 5 bubbles john_brothwood, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
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