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Royal Oak Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic roast dinner. So much on the plate for under a tenner. The beef was plentiful and really tender. Well worth a visit. Great to be able to take our dog. Easy to park as well. We have been here before but it has had a refurb since our last visit.

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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Don't hesitate to stay, lovely quaint old coach house 17th century.Set in the village of Great Ayton the home of Captain James Cook. I took a short stroll round the village, a pie shop and old sweet shop still selling them out of glass jars by the quarter lb.

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Simon F, Owner at Royal Oak Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your stay and review. We are very pleased you enjoyed the hotel and surrounding attractions of our lovely village. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Came here with a friend for a catch up...all staff really friendly and polite...i ordered a medium parmo it came and my initial thought was it was small, however it was very filling, came with chips and salad as standard..the food was delicous..there are 2 areas you can eat, the bar area or the restaurant..the bar area was really busy...

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Simon F, Owner at Royal Oak Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your Parmo and the service. I will be sure to pass your comments on to the team.

West Yorkshire
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Stayed here as we were attending a wedding in the next village, staff were helpful and friendly unfortunately we didn't get chance to eat there Saturday night, Happy Hour looked good ...2 cocktails for the price of 1. Had drinks and Sunday am breakfast ...which was very tasty. Room was no 5 double really comfy bed, clean and ensuite, highly...

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Simon F, Owner at Royal Oak Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you again.

Reviewed 28 August 2016

was very nice only problem was smell of paint but at least it was clean and the food was great meet a couple who got us a bottle of wine as was their 22nd wedding anniversary we hope to do the same when its our 22nd

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Simon F, Owner at Royal Oak Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post a review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay.

Wakefield
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We stayed one night, having read the recent reviews we were anxious. The room was small but adequate and very comfy and clean. we had evening meal which was delicious and well cooked. We had a huge and tasty breakfast the following morning. All the staff were warm and friendly, all ready to help and chat. Some people will obviously...

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Simon F, Owner at Royal Oak Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and the home cooked food. We Look forward to welcoming you again.

Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2016

If you are looking for some modern, glamorous, 'posh' accommodation this is not the place for you! If you're looking for a cosy bedroom, exceptional food with lots of character, this is the place for you. Great Ayton is a charming village and the Royal Oak fits in perfectly, overlooking the village green and next to Petch's butchers ( best...

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Simon F, Owner at Royal Oak Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for summing up our offering at the Royal Oak. As we have tried to explain in response to previous reviews, the bedrooms are due for refurbishment, which we plan to do in the New Year. In the meantime they are clean, comfortable and priced accordingly. Most importantly, you have rated your whole experience, including our food...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Like Eilleen M, we where not impressed with the rooms, don't believe they have decorated since the seventies. Think the management might just have mentioned that they were in the process of developing the hotel and apologised for the poor quality of the rooms. Wanted to get up for an early morning walk but you cannot get out of the...

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Simon F, Owner at Royal Oak Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. I am sorry we failed to meet your expectations on this visit. As stated in previous responses, we have recently taken over the business. We have yet to refurbish the hotel rooms and have a huge amount of work to do in getting the hotel side of the business to a higher standard. We have removed...

Reviewed 29 July 2016

The carpets in the bedroom need renewing. The bathroom had mouldy grouting, generally not acceptable for £70. The bedrooms are small. The breakfast was average. I know people have to make a living. But how can you charge £70 for a very mediocre hotel.

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Simon F, Owner at Royal Oak Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. I am sorry we failed to meet your expectations on this occasion. As stated in previous responses, we have only just taken over the business and have yet to refurbish the rooms. In the interim, they remain clean and are priced accordingly at only £35pppn including breakfast. Our plan is to update the rooms in January....

Logan City, Australia
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Dear Katie, Simon and all, Thank you for making our short stay in Great Ayton so enjoyable. We came to really love your town, its history, natural beauty and most of all its people. In one full day we trecked to the top of Roseberry Topping and the Captain Cook Memorial. Took us 5 hours and was challenging in places....

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Simon F, Owner at Royal Oak Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mal and Lyndall, Thank you for such a lovely review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay at Great Ayton and managed to see so many of the local sights. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us too. Enjoy the rest of your holiday.

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
WELCOME TO THE ROYAL OAK HOTEL Situated on the beautiful High Green, in the heart of the picturesque village of Great Ayton, lies the Royal Oak Hotel. Built in the 1700s, originally a coaching inn, it has welcomed visitors from afar for centuries. With our cosy log fires, beamed ceilings and rustic charm, the Royal Oak offers excellent cask ales, fine wines, home cooked food, and a warm, welcoming atmosphere. On the edge of the North York Moors, the Royal Oak is the perfect place to call in for coffee, a pint, a delicious meal or to stay the night in one of our ensuite hotel rooms.If its private dining that you want, our function room can seat up to 35 for your occasion. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Oak Hotel

Address: 123 High Street, Great Ayton TS9 6BW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Great Ayton
Price Range: $122 - $196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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