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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent 4 nights here recently and it is a gem if you want to rest and unwind. Our room was peaceful and quiet with an open fire and a claw foot bath which was wonderful after a full day of walking.The hotel in the small community of Ravenstonedale makes you feel like you have stepped into the local pub...

Thank MelbourneMs
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Had a very nice Sunday lunch, we were sat in the restaurant instead of the bar area. The whole pub looks lovely and look forward to visiting again. A family member paid so I have no idea on value, but good was very tasty!

Thank Cumbriangirl82
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Black Swan was RAMMED today - every seat taken. And yet the staff were so accommodating (our party grew from six to nine at the eleventh hour) - nothing was too much trouble and the food quality was uncompromisingly excellent and consistent. Lots of families, some with children and/or dogs and a lovely, lovely atmosphere.

Thank MA C
Kendal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely friendly atmosphere & personal service. The food was delicious and served promptly and with good humour. Nice choice of wines. The dining room is elegant, comfortable and nicely spaced. The whole place was refurbished recently so everywhere is smart and stylish.

Thank ecf2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Four friends met up for their annual get together. We chose the Black Swan having been impressed by the website, and also by the recommendations of other friends who had visited previously We had beautiful rooms with really comfy beds. It is a lovely old building. There was a real fire in the lounge which we enjoyed as we had...

Thank vollyjudith
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the minute we walked through the door, we were greeted with warmth and friendly hospitality. We ate in the pub and the food was superb quality and nice little touch with a chocolate with the coffee. The standard double room was wonderful - comfortable bed, nice range of drinks and biscuits . Best sleep ever and very quiet ....

Thank suzie y
Lichfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

These guys really know how to cater! The ambience was fantastic, service was superb, good selection of wine- Rioja was beautiful and the food was on par! Felt relaxed and at home all evening. Overall experience was a great experience and will definitely return!

Thank Bexster_93
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed a few days at the Black Swan and had a lovely stay. We got a free upgrade, the owners thought would be more comfortable in the bigger room, since we were staying more than one day. The room was lovely and spacious. We liked the interior design of the restaurant and lounge a lot. And had a few...

Thank Jolanda v
Louth, Lincolnshire
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We stayed here last October and were so impressed that we came this March bringing some friends. We all had a really good visit and this time took advantage of the winter mid week break which gave us a room upgrade. Our food was lovely and the menu great as last time but nothing was cast in stone so any...

Thank Sandra G
Telford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Stay a couple of nights to visit Kirkby Stephens (remembering our coast to coast walk) and to hike the local area. Booked the king room which was super nice. The room is attached to the pub and was clean and much larger than most pub accommodations. Breakfast was also very good with well cooked none greasy full breakfast. Didn't eat...

Thank David F

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gorgeous, Award Winning, 16 bedroom, family owned, country Inn. Conservation Village, beautiful gardens, dog and disabled friendly. Luxury, stylish rooms, great food served in relaxed lounge/bars or formal restaurant. Exclusive use available. AA Pub of the Year for England 2013/14, Good a Hotel Guide, Sawdays Special Places, Good Pub Guide, Michelin Guide, CAMRA ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Black Swan

Address: Ravenstonedale CA17 4NG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Eden District > Ravenstonedale
Price Range: RM457 - RM648 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Black Swan 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Room 15 has its own entrance and open fire and a claw foot bath”
MelbourneMs, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We selected a suite and had room 3 - very nice and big room in the main building”
A-JJonassen, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“View the web site to choose a room suitable to your needs”
edowthwaite, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The attic room has a living room with kitchen, and is the only room on that floor.”
Basil232, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Talk to the hotel, they can suggest the type of room they have which would suit you.”
Rivertraveller2014, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
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