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Bury St Edmunds
Reviewed 17 July 2014

Pickering is a small market town at the end of the North Yorks Moors railway line. There's not much to do when you get there, quick visit to the castle and a mooch around the shops so a pit stop here on the High St for a drink is a good idea as it looks like the best show in...

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Broxburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 July 2014

My new husband and I stayed at The White Swan Inn as part of our honeymoon and we would like to express our delight at our hideaway cottage, which has a lounge (with a huge bath) a bathroom downstairs and the bedroom upstairs. The hideaway was very quiet and there is a nice area outside with a bistro table and...

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Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights as part of a UK trip and couldn't have been happier. George who checked us in and made us feel very special and welcome for our whole stay. Nothing was too much trouble for anyone. We stayed in the Hideaway Rooms as we travel with our dog who was also very welcome. Pickering is...

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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 July 2014

Was taken here by my partner for a weekend. She knows I like my food and had been led to believe that the White Swan would measure up ... it didn't. Annexe room was very good in all respects. Excellent bathroom, linen, etc ... The guests coffee lounge was a great disappointment. in four visits over 36 hours coffee was...

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replyman, Owner at The White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Dear BBB1945 I wonder if your moniker on here reflects your date of birth? If so you should be able to remember the 70s but perhaps you are doing it through (Matteus) Rose tinted spectacles? How you can compare our food to somewhere stuck in a 70s timewarp is beyond me - it is true that there is nothing new...

Woodbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 July 2014

We have just stayed for 5 nights at the White Swan in a hideaway room in their annex. The room was very large with an enormous comfy bed, and was great for a stay with a dog. The staff were all very helpful and friendly and the breakfasts excellent. We ate two meals there and preferred the ambiance of the...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 July 2014

Hi we arrived here on the Saturday and the room was ready at 3. The room was fine, overlooking next doors wine bar. The room was clean and standard. We didn't eat here for either breakfast or an evening meal so I cannot comment, there are plenty of places around to go. We booked the hotel minibus to take us...

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Whitley Bay, England
Reviewed 7 July 2014

Our second visit to Pickering but the first to the White Swan Inn, courtesy of a gift from our children ! Arriving early enabled us to get a parkng space in the Inn's car park (although it is quite large) before embarking on a trip on the North Yorks railway to Grosmont pulled by Sir Nigel Gresley under steam .We...

1Thank NeilAB
Reviewed 7 July 2014 via mobile

We did stay here a couple of years previous but this year we got the best room in the house! Fantastic split level room outside the hotel but no trouble to us. We booked the mini bus to and from the concert which was superbly organised by the hotel and even managed steak & salad before we left! Our barman/host...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 July 2014

Having never spent time in North Yorkshire we thought we would have a couple of nights to ride the North Yorkshire steam railway to Whitby and explore the local area. The White Swan is ideally located for this, being a five minute walk from the Pickering station. The hotel itself does the basics well - the room in the hotel...

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 July 2014

Called in for a quick snack as I know this hotel is dog friendly and ended up staying for 2 hours and having a full meal. Staff are really nice and helpful, food is gorgeous, beer excellent, highly recommend.

Thank Abkettleby

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A warm and friendly Yorkshire welcome awaits you at this proper family run Inn. Next year will be our 30th at The White Swan and we have just about got things organised. From the moment you walk through the doors you'll feel at home. We aim to keep things simple and just let you relax ...Tom Parker Bowles reckons 'Every market town should have a White Swan' and the Daily Telegraph described us as 'God's own Country Pub' on a recent visit. If you read the reviews here you will get a flavour of what we are trying to do. We are an Inn with a lovely restaurant and 2 rosette food but not the plastic fine dining you find in many four star properties. Real food, real people, lovely rooms and great value for money.And by the way if you are not delighted I will give you your money back so long as you tell us at the time.Victor Buchanan - Owner ... more   less 

Additional Information about The White Swan Inn

Address: Market Place | North Yorkshire, Pickering YO18 7AA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Pickering
Price Range: $238 - $279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The White Swan Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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“Ask for a Hideaway Room”
 of 5 bubbles sjpbriefing, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We understood that the 'cottage' rooms had been recently renovated but we were perfectly happy staying in the hotel rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Anthony1905, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Probably quieter at the back. Also our room had stairs which may not suit everyone.”
 of 5 bubbles 295attica, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Watch out for the stairs. The room above the carriageway connects to a wine bar, one night we heard the chatter late.”
 of 5 bubbles jgjman123, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms at the back are very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles dianneLeeds, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
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