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The Unicorn, Ripon - a J D Wetherspoon Hotel

4 Self rated

Market Place East, Ripon, HG4 1BP

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About the hotel

FREE WI-FI The Unicorn is one of Ripons oldest and most historic inns. The hotel reopened in April 2011, following a £2. 1million refurbishment and is part of the JD Wetherspoon hotel group.

It is the largest building on the market place and has featured in the many aspects of Ripon's history since the 17th century. The inn retains much of its historic splendor, while providing modern-day comfort. All of the hotels 32 bedrooms are en-suite and include complimentary bottled water, tea and coffee making facilities, a hair dryer and TV. We have 13 twin rooms, 16 double rooms and 3 Family rooms. Free Wi-Fi is available in all rooms and the bar area. The hotel is a stones throw away from the local attractions and is ideally situated around the corner from the Cathedral. Breakfast 7am-12 Noon daily and the full food menu is served until 11pm. Room service. We do offer a limited room service.

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Showing Wednesday 26 October 2016 to Thursday 27 October 2016

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Hotel Non-Smoking Throughout, 24 Hour Reception, Cots available, Tea/Coffee making facilities in each room, Hairdryer in each room, Telephone In Each Room, Wake Up Call Available
Wi-Fi Available, Wi-Fi Available In Public Areas
In Room Entertainment
TV, Radio
Lounge Menu, Bar, Breakfast to go
[Channels] News, [Channels] Music

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Max Child Age
Up to 14 years old
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Pets are not allowed

Customer Reviews

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Very Good

All reviews (154)

95% would recommend it to a friend


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  • Christine T

  • September 2016

Unicorn hotel Ripon

Great location right in the centre of Ripon but very limited hotel parking and a maze to get to.

Go early for a parking space. Ate at The hotel which is a Wetherspoons which was ok (cheap and cheerful) would stay there again.

  • A Pepper

  • September 2016

Lovely Hotel

We stayed here for a trip to Thirsk races, lovely hotel, rooms immaculate, good nights sleep had by all, would definitely recommend and we are booking next year to do the same again :)

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