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The Sportsman's Arms Hotel

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Reviewed 30 December 2016

Excellent location and food but spoiled by poor service. I have been going here for years with my family. Waitress ingredients was quite poor. I noticed the Basildon Faulty picture by the bar but I did not expect to meet Manuel in person. It would seem reasonable that if one asks for a jug of water you don't have to...

1Thank Hazel B
Ilkley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We went for lunch on Bank Holiday. Broccoli & Blue Cheese soup was smooth and not too strong. Sea-food excellent - my wife had the Hake which was good and with nice vegetables, I had the sea-food trio of Gravadlax, Crab and Prawns which was quite superb. My wife had the Rice Pudding with Plums - again excellent, rounded of...

Thank philshort1
Daventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2016

We stayed here for a sporting trip, we arrived sunday and met with friends for lunch, s courses of excellent food, and outstanding service and attention. A long chatty afternoon spent by the fire catching up on our friends news. We dined in the evening and the food was superb, local grouse was excellent. We had a twin room in...

Thank Paul R
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2016

We have been returning year after year..... normally not our style so that tells you how much we love it here!!! Lovely quiet setting,fantastic food and drinks choices,comfortable rooms and last but not least wonderful staff! Please try the sportsman's, you won't be disappointed!!

Thank karin c
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Fantastically clean room and bathroom, very comfortable bed, Devine breakfast, stayed two night ate in the pub bar first night both had fish, really good, and the restaurant next night, great food,great service, nothing is too much trouble, but in very laid back way. Absolutely amazing walks on the doorstep Cannot recommend it highly enough

Thank David E
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We last visited the Sportsman's arms 14 years ago. On a return visit to Yorkshire we gave ourselves a treat 2 nights away from it all. We were not disappointed. The staff were friendly but remained professional. The food was excellent , the cooked breakfast certainly sets you up for the day. The restaurant suits all , tip, try to...

1Thank Ruth M
Burton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2016

A colleague and I stopped overnight at this establishment and found it to be quirky and full of character. The staff were welcoming and friendly and nothing was too much for trouble from the time of arriving to leaving. The real ale was well kept, a good wine list and an excellent menu was available either in the bar or...

1Thank Andrew K
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2016

My Partner and had spent 2 days at the Sportsmans Arms. The food was excellent. Our room and en-suite was immaculate. We did 2 walks and the area is breath taking.The staff are so friendly. The en-suite is very large and good power shower.

1Thank Diana W
Crewe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is a great place to stay and the food is excellent. Our stay was very relaxing, the staff were friendly and unobtrusive. The room was perfect, good TV, two, yes, two armchairs, the bathroom had a large mirror and plenty of shelf space to put your things. Why aren't all hotel rooms designed like this, it wasn't a huge...

1Thank Mitnedof
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2016

I liked this hotel, pub and restaurant and mostly it was as it should be. All the staff was helpful and worked hard to give you a feel good factor. It is probably wrong to mention names when they were all so good but Billy was everywhere and seemed in charge of everything and obviously really cared that guests had...

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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
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Address: Wath-in-Nidderdale | Pateley Bridge, Pateley Bridge HG3 5PP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Pateley Bridge
Price Range: $53 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“Rooms are either in the main building or in the converted barn area,all nice.some ground floor rooms,no lift.”
 of 5 bubbles 530karinc, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the barn, the room was spacious and quiet with a Queen sized bed!”
 of 5 bubbles ruthm435, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed at the front of the Hotel and during the night we heard NO traffic it was so quite”
 of 5 bubbles 600dianaw, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Our room was in the stable and was perfect, i didn't see other rooms, no view.”
 of 5 bubbles Mitnedof, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Our room was on the front of the hotel, I don't think those at the back would be as pleasant.”
 of 5 bubbles JAG018, 30 May 2016 | Read review
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