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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were interested in seeing the countryside where Heartbeat was filmed. The hotel was great so full of atmosphere: small and cosy with lots of memorabilia. We just had a coffee to soak up the atmosphere. I loved the fact that they still have the sign for the Aidenfield Arms on the side of the building. The village is a...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had an absolutely dreadful experience here. There Staff we inattentive, rude and messed up my order. The food was very low standard, but worst of all was the manger who was doubly and rude and unwelcoming as all the other Staff. what a great shame, as the Pub has such a great history.

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1Thank Rosie G
East Molesey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly if there was a category between Average and Very Good I would have used that - We were on a tour and wanted three days in the area decided to stay outside Whitby and when I remembered and found this Hotel I booked it because of the TV history (Aidensfield Arms !) in fact subsequently didn't realise how much...

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1Thank Tony M
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Food not at all as described as per the menu that we had downloaded from their website before our trip to Goathland. Vegetarian options very limited and overall food below average with above average prices for both food and drinks. Bar staff tried, they were not unhelpful, but they struggled when the bar was busy and as a group of...

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3Thank Claire L
Oldham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We stopped in here for something to eat on a cold and quiet January Saturday night. We were a party of two gay ladies and our Sri Lankan friend plus a dog and had a very uncomfortable and awkward meal...it's a long time since I have felt so uncomfortable! I almost wanted to stand up and say I was almost...

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8Thank Volksworldtraveller
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We went to goathland as we are great fans of heartbeat,we went to the goathland hotel for some lunch,but quickly changed our mind.There was no atmosphere in the bar at all,which is a great shame and the person serving was very unfriendly and rude.We left and won't be returning next time we will go to the Malyan spout which is...

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8Thank Sophia G
Hereford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

So disappointed, we've visited Goathland many times but never popped into the Hotel for a drink. We called in to have a coffee, but only had about £1 in change, they do take card but minimum spend was £20!!!!! Absolutely ridiculous in this day and age to have a minimum spend so high, had it been £7 or £8 we'd...

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5Thank MrsJ2
Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2016

The actual pub is lovely, but the Owners are a disgrace and need replacing. Zero personality, no interaction with customers whatsoever. Cheap overseas employees dressed in something resembling a school uniform, with no people skills or enthusiasm whatsoever. When you have been in a number of times as I have recently, you sense the shocking atmoshere. Never open in the...

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8Thank Steve C
cleethorpes
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via 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...

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5Thank grandchildren1
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via 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...

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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: RM571 - RM850 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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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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