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Reviewed yesterday NEW

staff were welcoming and friendly, had carvery with is good valve for money but could of done with been abit warmer. but food was tasty and meat was juicy and well cooked, would recommend been there before 12 on a sunday as it does get busy

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I last visited the wishing well for about 2 years ago and didn't enjoy it, I went with my family Friday night it it was lovely! Not one complaint at all. The 2 4 1 meals were great. Steaks were cooked very well. Service was excellent from all the young waiters. Defiantly recommend and will defiantly be visiting again!

Thank Laura R
Selby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a family get together here and really enjoyed it, kids played in the fun area and outside on the park. Really impressed with the food and more so that it was two meals for the price of one. A large selection to choose from. Will certainly go back.

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent and friendly staff help make this an enjoyable place to stay. It is conveniently close to our son, daughter in law and our grandchildren so meeting up at the Wishing Well for a meal is almost compulsory!! Ok, it's not a luxury hotel but isn't marketed as such. The beds are a bit soft for me but very comfy...

Thank TerryWNorthampton
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great night last night, only stayed the one night, was going for some drinks in Selby originally but ended up staying in the bar all night, the food was delicious and surprisingly cheap, great atmosphere, but what made the night was the friendly and funny barman Ashley and his attempts at making cocktails, great place, we will be...

Thank emmahull37
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Budget type hotel which is a plus as Selby has not much in the way of hotel accommodation. We've stayed here for several years when visiting relatives. The hotel is really tired and showing it. The beds have no support or mattress protectors and the towels are very thin and if you're lucky you might have 1 each. The rooms...

Thank Rosamundi63
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Booked a family room for 1 night stay. Very helpful receptionist checked us in. The room was basic with a double bed (2 singles pushed together) & 2 single beds. Bedding was clean and adequate. On the surface the room looked clean however there where stains on the carpets and the cups still had tea stains on them. The bathroom...

Thank Angiemo79
Ely, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016

The rooms are ok, clean and comfortable, although looking a bit battered. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. breakfast was good although coffee could have been hotter. stayed here instead of paying far more in York so overall got what we paid for.

Thank todd1060
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016

In the area due to visiting a concert which was being played on the night. Room very spacious, both the room and bathroom very clean. We didn't eat in the hotel so we can't comment on the food. Extremely helpful woman on the reception desk, nothing was too much for her. Would stay again if in the area.

Thank xmickyx
Selby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

A place we have visited over the years as my kids can play there,but has always been very hit or miss where the food is concerned,which is probably down to regular change of staff I guess,but recently we held a kids party there with 20 children attending, we thought we would pay to have it here and they can organise...

Thank yorky234

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A modern friendly hotel, located on the A63 Selby Bypass, only 3/4 of a mile from the town centre. Our hotel also has a bar and family restaurant with a children's play area. At The Wishing Well, you will be welcomed by our team of staff who will look after you throughout your stay. We cater for everyone staying at our hotel from the discerning business traveller to a family of 4. Ample free car parking is available to all hotel guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Wishing Well

Address: Oakney Wood Road, Selby YO8 8LZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Selby
Price Range: ₹ 4,696 - ₹ 5,513 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Wishing Well 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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 of 5 bubbles Paulawalter0523, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you want a quiet room, ask for one at the back of the hotel.”
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“Choose a different hotel”
 of 5 bubbles 771PaulA771, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Our room overlooked an untidy back yard.No problem as we only used the room for sleeping. If you want a good view ask when you are booking”
 of 5 bubbles yorkyindevon, 19 May 2016 | Read review
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