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The Royal Oak Hotel

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An unexpected little gem. Helmsley is lovely particularly at this time of year, the Christmas lights around the market place made for a very festive feeling. The Royal Oak definitely best pub in the village, great beer and food and a warm welcome - particularly from David - albeit a bit of a hustler on the pool table!

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely people and room. Fab breakfast too! Location great although parking a little challenging! Plenty going on in Helmsley and the surrounding area. Room was great with views over the town square. Will definitely go back

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Thank Karen B
Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here so that my husband could watch rugby on sky TV. Very nice, friendly staff and landlord and cosy atmosphere. We went back for lunch as the food looked good and. It was very nice. Would definitely go back.

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Thank millib1964
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having stopped here before for a special occasion it was the natural choice when I had to work in the area. I advised them I would be checking in late at 9.30pm then got delayed until 11pm. Despite the pub being empty and the fact they'd obviously been waiting for me, I was met with a warm welcome. The room...

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Thank jodale2003
Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Used the Royal Oak to visit the National Bird of Pray's Center Owl Night. Brillient , supurb , helpful , good food , really just supurb - will use again , plenty to do in the surrounding area, brill place to stay

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for a coupe of nights . Comfortable bed, clean room and some nice touches too. Tassimo machine, bottled water and the best smelling soap & shampoo! Food is nice and plentiful, good real ale and a good selection for breakfast. Staff are friendly & very accommodating . We will stay again .

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Thank Neil R
Wakefield, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had lunch here. The service was excellent throughout. The food is home cooked, good portion size and great value. The staff were professional and friendly . Good atmosphere in this pub in the heart of the town

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Thank 423dancer
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We recently had a 1 night stay here with our 2 dogs. Lovely clean cosy rooms. Excellent location. Staff made us welcome and everyone friendly, including the locals. We had the 3 course meal offer. The food was excellent. We stayed on a Saturday night and they warned us that there would be karaoke on, but we didn't find it...

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Thank ratcliffepaul
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Cannot fault the Royal Oak for warmth of welcome and comfort and cleanliness of the bedrooms. Breakfast is freshly cooked to order, and delicious. There are only 5 rooms, so the service feels really warm and welcoming and friendly. The owners and staff go out of their way to be helpful, and it really feels that nothing is too much...

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Thank Jack C
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016

The staff here are some of the most helpful ever - nothing too much bother. Rooms very comfortable - perfect mattresses on beds - with new fittings, yet retaining olde worde charm of this old building which dates back hundreds of years. Breakfast excellent with plenty choice. In a town that boasts many good hotels, this is the one I...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to The Royal Oak Hotel. A local, friendly pub in the heart of Helmsley with wholesome home made food and real ales. 5 Rooms available with free breakfast. Dog friendly bar and rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Royal Oak Hotel

Address: 15 Market Place, Helmsley YO62 5BL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Helmsley
Price Range: RM417 - RM510 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Royal Oak Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Good home cooked food”
 of 5 bubbles 423dancer, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the town square can be a little noisy early in morning on market day”
 of 5 bubbles suehlawrence, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Room 1, maybe other rooms maybe a little quieter later in the evening,might be worth asking.”
 of 5 bubbles greedypig, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“our room was quite noisy on market day (saturday morning) although this did not both us.”
 of 5 bubbles KatieDisco, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms look over the market square”
 of 5 bubbles SurreyLocal, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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