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The Old Deanery

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at The Old Deanery for one night as our Christmas Treat away from the teenagers! It's a gorgeous place, as it was Christmas holidays, the decorations were up and the tree at the bottom of the beautiful staircase was perfect. We stayed in one of the four poster bedrooms, it was a huge room with a very comfortable...

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking for dog friendly accommodation can be difficult and I was amazed to find the comfortable Old Deanery welcomed both myself and my canine friend. Amazed because the hotel is smart. The staff were friendly, helpful and an asset to the hotel - my dog was made a fuss of and there is no hint of dog smell/hair etc., if...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

General:- We visited The Old Deanery in December for my grandparent's wedding anniversary, comprising of a buffet and a private function room. Pros:- The staff were lovely and attentative, there was a good choice of buffet food. The building is stunning, with a lovely view of the cathedral and is close to Ripon town centre. There is lots of easily...

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Elko, Nevada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to the Watchnight service at Ripon for three years now, but this is our first visit to the Old Deanery. This wonderful hotel, dating from 1625, sits snug in the shadow of the Minster. It is definitely a cut above most hotels, full of refined character and with excellent unfussy service. The string of awards are clearly...

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always a pleasure to visit the Old Deanary in Ripon. The location is perfect for a mid journey break, business lunch or for visiting the Cathedral after coffee or lunch. Good car park, roaring fire and comfortable armchairs or Dining room and garden in the summer provide a variety of locations to relax or chat.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently went to The Deanery for afternoon tea with a ladies group, after attending a musical concert at the Minster. We had a really super tea in excellent surroundings and very helpful and polite staff which was fully appreciated by all our members. I enjoyed it so much I took my husband back the following week and we enjoyed...

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Ripon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Quality Christmas Party night ... Good food, good atmosphere. Staff are very friendly and efficient. Lovely fun evening with a group of friends. Will certainly be back next year and would recommend without hesitation.

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Bradford, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Lovely old building opposite the cathedral. Our room on the second floor was spacious, clean and well appointed with a big comfy bed, overlooking the cathedral. The ensuite bathroom was also spacious and clean with a great shower. All the staff were friendly and nothing was too much trouble. Breakfast was superb. I like a well cooked fried egg and...

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2016

This was our second visit to this lovely hotel and we were absolutely delighted with the service and attentiveness of all the staff even down to the cleaners. We had a lovely room upgrade which was nice touch and the room no 5 did not disappoint it was spotless and very quiet even though it faced the cathedral. I think...

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Leeds
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Arrived in middle of a Christmas fair which made parks no a challenge. Lovely greeting when we checked in and the room was a wow when first saw it. But when looked, a couple of little picky things made it less than perfect, a nail in shutter rather than anything to grip on and bed needs a new mattress. Had...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Old Deanery is a laid back and lovely old building, dating from 1625, full of character, located right next to the magnificent Ripon Cathedral. Inside it is stylish and comfortable. A warm welcome, relaxed surroundings and very good food is what you can expect to find in this small hotel run by the owner, Linda, and her superb team of the finest home grown Yorkshire staff! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Deanery

Address: Old Deanery Minster Road, Ripon HG4 1QS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Ripon
Price Range: $150 - $203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Old Deanery 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Views in both directions good - front over the cathedral and back over the garden”
 of 5 bubbles Happiestgardener, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Our room was towards the back garden on the first floor nice and quiet and splendid view.”
 of 5 bubbles Outworld, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We love room 4 really quiet and a lovely clawed bath to sink into”
 of 5 bubbles karenmckee2016, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the first floor looked lovely and some face cathedral”
 of 5 bubbles dianew5912016, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on Cathedral side can be noisy with the bells chiming the hour and half hour but do have fantastic views!”
 of 5 bubbles daniellejackson86, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
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