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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We came here like we do most years We had coffee and hot chocolate. Food was not served till 12 but what's the problem putting menus out .The person behind the bar has no customer skills at all .She was nice but had no customer interaction. THE pub it self had no atmosphere at all fire was not lit ,the...

Thank grandchildren1
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

My family and I visited the Goathland hotel to celebrate my mums 70th birthday. There were 13 in our group, including 2 children and 3 dogs. The staff made us feel very welcome and were very friendly and accommodating. They were even happy to let me leave some decorations to surprise my mum. I cannot thank them enough for making...

Thank samtaz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had great expectations of this hotel, not impressed, not child friendly. Asked to go the family area, nothing in there for the children. Eventually went upstairs to the TV ROOM, some old board games, cards and old books, chess board.. Grandson said he didn't feel welcome in the hotel as the they were always served their food last. Grand daughter...

1Thank Margaret T
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We assume the hotel trades on the fact that most diners are passing through only once. While the family room was decent and the ploughman's lunch sported a good chunk of Stilton, the children's meals and scampi and chips were tiny. Just a few nuggets of scampi and chicken, not many more chips and no sides or salad garnish. Everything...

1Thank clucraft
Mansfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We popped in here for a drink initially, we were two families with 4 children and 2 dogs between us. We were quickly told about the code of conduct for dogs as soon as we got through the door and given a card with them on and straight after that another staff member told us again and gave us the...

2Thank Emma H
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Disappointing to be given vegetables which were substandard, our new potatoes were anything but new, in fact they were old, hard & green. The rest of the veg (carrots) were poor tasteless and frozen. When you pay nearly £9 per head for a simple pie and veg, I can't see how you could go so wrong. It feels like they...

2Thank Shoane N
Newton-Le-Willows, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This is the 2nd occasion in 3 years we have taken our holiday in North Yorkshire. We love visiting Goathland, it's such a beautiful village in a beautiful setting. We decided to have lunch at the Goathland Hotel. As we had children we sat in the family room. We had no issues with this, it's a large room, the kids...

Thank LouiseJaxx
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Being a massive fan of heartbeat and Goathland itself we have visited several times but today was our first visit to the Goathland Hotel and to be honest we really wish we hadn't bothered. Bar, family room and toilets were all very clean and tidy. Menu really doesn't have much choice ordered chicken casserole which looked like the filling of...

2Thank Sian-Angharad G
Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016

4th visit second this year. As in previous visits we had an excellent stay. We have had a different room on each visit and as in previous visits the room was extremely clean, decoration was extremely good. The shower was excellent, the unit was electric, independent of the hot water system. Toilet washbasin etc. in in excellent and clean condition....

Thank rescueman989
Mablethorpe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Weve just spent two nights at the goathland hotel with our dog and would just like to thank everyone there for a most enjoyable stay. The staff were very friendly, the room very comfortable and the food excellent.A great place to stay for the moors and the railway. See you again next year.

Thank gerald w

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to our traditional local pub and hotel. We have become world famous by sheer accident but for the very reasons Yorkshire Television chose us we like to think that the very best of an English village pub has been delivered to an international audience. Our belief is that many come because of the fictional Aidensfield but return for the spirit that is Goathland. Essentially we offer the convenience of a small hotel but with a big personality. The hotel has eight en-suite bedrooms; they all have individual characteristics and views of our wonderful moors and timeless village. Our rooms reflect the traditional building and retain all the charm and character of yesteryear. The rooms are all fully equipped with 32" LCD Televisions with Freeview, Tea, Coffee and Hot Chocolate making facilities and of course all fresh white linens. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Goathland Hotel

Address: Goathland, North York Moors National Park YO225LY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > North York Moors National Park > Goathland
Price Range: $128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Goathland Hotel Whitby
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“Room 3 urgent decoration required, no wardrobes/chest of drawers, energy saving bulbs used.”
 of 5 bubbles 370margarett, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rear rooms have nice moor views”
 of 5 bubbles rescueman989, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“we had room six, great view of the moor”
 of 5 bubbles 720geraldw, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We did not stay in hotel part only had a drink and foot at lunch time in the bar”
 of 5 bubbles patsS6082TU, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There is no accommodation, you are here for the Bar. Choose your beer carefully!”
 of 5 bubbles Oldtimerlex_12, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
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