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The Blue Lion

Traveller (94)
Room & Suite (13)
Dining (4)
Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Surrounded by the splendor of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and nestled in the heart of iconic Wensleydale the historic 18th century Blue Lion Inn encapsulates the finest elements of traditional rural England. Paul and Helen Klein have run the Blue Lion Inn for over 25 years creating a blend of quintessential English coaching inn with modern comfort to relax and recharge. Whatever you require of the Blue Lion, be it real ale and food at the bar to candlelit fine dining and beautiful accommodation you can be sure that your stay will be homely, welcoming and full of friendly character.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Good to know
Historic Hotel
100Room tips
Traveller rating
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  • 73
  • 25
  • 12
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Traveller type
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  • English
Popular mentions
Stayed at the blue lion Friday till Sunday very nice room could have done with a bit more attention to the cleaning .. dust & cobwebs . Food was excellent on both our nights, the pub itself is a little bit tired could do with a little TLC. The open fires throughout the pub need
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We’ve eaten here many times but this was our first stay. Rooms are nothing to write home about, a bit dated. But they’re quiet & the beds are comfortable. Some rooms are within the hotel, others in converted stables to the rear. There’s car parking through a very tight arch plus
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We chose to have a break and the blue lion felt like the ideal place having visited previously. On arrival it appeared they weren’t clear of our booking. Our room was so disappointing. Very dated, tiles in the bathroom broken, lack of basics you would expect within the price
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Great place in quiet village , good food , great service . Open fires , dogs welcome Had a lovely time with pleasant local walks and plenty of interesting locations close by Restaurant offered a good varied choice and Breakfast was excellent would love to go back in summer
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I sent this e-mail but got no reaction: Hello, My name is Sebastien Ongena and I stayed with a belgian group in your hotel till yesterday. I was in Room 11 on a single occupancy. I payed the same amount as my friends on a double occupancy. I find that strange because my Booking
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the offending bed complete with springs
Blue Lion : notre chambre
Inside the room
Beautiful bathroom
Gorgeous room
Are dogs allowed in?
There were dogs in there when we went!
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The dining room looked wheelchair accessible but not sure if there is an accessible toilet.
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Is there anywhere to park?
Yes, we have a large car park at the back of the building.
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"Rooms at the back of the main house or in the courtyard are quieter."
"Speak to the owners for their suggestions, they are very personable and helpful."
"We stayed in a courtyard room which was very private and quiet"
"All rooms to same high standard I expect."
"Don't pick room 3."
US$ 121 - US$ 166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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