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The Ancient Unicorn

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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“the pub”(15 reviews)
“pennine way”(14 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday

We stayed here for an overnight stop, so glad we did. The room was across the courtyard from the main Inn, everything we needed was there. The room and bathroom were clean and it is such a quiet place. Our food was excellent, both our...More

Thank Goaways
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my mum for a spur of the moment meal somewhere new, what a lovely surprise it was. A fantastic menu with reasonable prices, attentive service and fresh food. I had chicken with black pudding mousse and my mum had pan fried salmon and honestly...More

1  Thank Sarahh-Jane
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really good meal. Some very original things on the menu which was interesting and good range of choices - good to see that the veggie choices looked more interesting than vegetable lasagne that is often the only choice in restaurants. Food was well cooked, plentiful,...More

1  Thank Rooftiles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the Ancient Unicorn for 3 nights recently. For a peaceful Fell location this Hotel is excellent . The staff are friendly and informative as well as providing great food. I have not had a better sleep than here for quiet some time. The...More

1  Thank Broadsword1959
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was amazing, I opted for the pork fillet which was served on a bed of black pudding mash. My friend had the lamb dish both came out piping hot and as you can See presentation was on point! A very friendly, clean restaurant area,...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$75 - US$105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$75 - US$105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (58)
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nutzzz
17 September 2016|
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Response from Philip J | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I have seen dogs in for lunch-time, There is the main bar/dining area with large fire and then just round the corner a small snug with a few chairs and table and another fire. Also plenty of room outside on the terrace... More
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nutzzz
17 September 2016|
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Response from Billie65 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed there with our 3 dogs and took them with us into the bar when we went for our evening meal. Not sure if they are allowed in all areas - we didn't take them into the dining room where breakfast was served and there... More
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ashleighb98
13 August 2016|
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Response from MJD1952 | Reviewed this property |
Yes two choices I think, one was vegetable lasagne and I don't recall the other one.
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Room Tips
"If you want to leave your window open then ask for a first floor room."
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"Rooms for folk with dogs are outside in a courtyard with car parking outside. Ideal."
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"Rooms in the main pub have the best views whilst the charming rooms in the converted stables are quieter/more..."
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"did not stay in rooms"
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