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Scarborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights in this wonderful inn. The staff are very friendly and accommodating; the food is excellent, and the rooms spacious and well decorated. The bed was very comfortable, and we had fresh towels every day. The views from the windows are amazing. There is a visitors lounge. Everything is very clean and tidy. I would thoroughly recommend...

Thank tanzy344
Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We visited The Punch Bowl Inn with friends for a 50th birthday celebration. Our room...room 6 was excellent,clean,with a large bathroom and bathtub. The linens were crisp and white on a large comfortable double bed. With tea making facilities in the room...what more could we ask for? A large bar downstairs with local beers...a roaring fire and friendly staff. Would...

Thank Travellingpaul1958
Reviewed 29 November 2016

The staff are excellent. They are welcoming, friendly, helpful and make the stay a delight. The views from our very comfortable room were wonderful and we had an excellent dinner and breakfast. There are good walks and lovely Reeth is not far away where there are a few shops and it's lovely village green. The bedroom was spacious with a...

Thank reeth
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 14 November 2016

A beautiful 17th century coaching inn forms the base for this very comfortable gastropub. We had the DB&B option for two nights while touring the Dales. Accommodation is on the two floors above the bar and dining rooms, with a guest sitting lounge on the top floor. Meal options are written up on the mirror in the bar, and the...

Thank peter J
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Stayed for a couple of nights as had some business to attend to in Swaledale.Have stayed many times before and love the 'feeling' of the place. Have been disappointed with the evening meals the last couple of years I have stayed but on this last visit ithe food seemed to be back to the standard it was previously.(New chef?)The breakfasts...

Thank EaterouterNorfolk
North East
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Excellent short stay in a lovely surroundings. The staff, food and drinks were all excellent. The room we had was very nicely decorated and a comfortable bed. The bathroom didn’t have a bath but it had a very good powerful shower which is what we wanted. The farmhouse seats in the dining room were a bit hard on your bottom...

Thank David L
Rawcliffe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a fabulous 3 day DB&B package here in late-October....and the weather couldn't have been kinder. Our room had views out to three directions and those views were often stunning, whether in sunshine or cloud, at sunrise or sunset. The food was exceptional and ran from a Queen Scallop and Chorizo Sweetcorn Chowder Starter through succulent braised lamb shank,...

Thank trevor_stones
East Yorkshire
Reviewed 23 October 2016

B ill isn't views, welcoming log fires. Friendly staff and delicious seasonal fare. Everything needed for a great stay in the beautiful area of swaledale. Please don't tell anyone or it will get too busy!

Thank j8dau
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We had two rooms for two nights on a DB&B basis which was a good option as the location is quite remote and finding a nearby dining option as good as The Punch Bowl would have been difficult. The rooms are tastefully decorated and spacious with tea, coffee, biccies, nice toiletries, a choice of bath or shower and best of...

Thank NottsGirlsontour
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Stayed here for our anniversary in September 2016. The hotel is situated in the most beautiful part of England, with stunning views. It's a sort of pub/restaurant/inn. Our room was gorgeous. Very spacious, super clean, nice bathroom - just very classy but cosy at the same time. Staff were great, really friendly and menu selection was superb. Clearly a lot...

Thank ScottLondon

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  • Breakfast included
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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 

Additional Information about The Punch Bowl Inn

Address: Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales National Park DL11 6PF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Yorkshire Dales National Park > Swaledale
Price Range: $137 - $213 (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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