The Old Deanery

The Old DeaneryIn the heart of Ripon and next to Ripon Cathedral, this is an ideal base for visiting the Yorkshire Dales, Fountains Abbey, Ripon Racecourse and Lightwater Valley. The hotel prides itself on the luxury of its bedrooms and the contemporary atmosphere of its restaurant and bar, where you can relax with cocktails before a meal. The restaurant menu is designed around local produce and the hotel breakfast will take you through the day. All rooms include internet access, digital TV and fresh home-made biscuits, and have views over Ripon Cathedral or the garden. The contemporary theme is particularly noticeable in the bathrooms, with modern power showers and Molton Brown toiletries.
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Hotel details

General information

Rating : 3 stars
Size : 11 rooms
Currency : GBP
Check-in: from 14:00 to 23:00
Check-out : 07:00 to 11:00


  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pets Allowed
  • Bar
  • Newspapers
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • Heating
  • Gay Friendly
  • All Public and Private spaces non-smoking


  • Room Service
  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • Business Centre
  • Babysitting/Child Services
  • Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Ironing Service
  • Bridal Suite
  • Internet Services
  • Packed Lunches
  • Fax/Photocopying


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Food & Beverages

Refurbished last summer, the hotel offers a stylish new restaurant on the ground floor. Award-winning chefs offer an eclectic range of delights from speciality fish dishes to locally inspired creations. An extensive collection of cellar wines is also available to complement your meal. Dinner is not available on a Sunday evening. Breakfast is served on a Saturday and Sunday morning from 08:30 to 09:30.


Internet via modem is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge. 


Free public parking is possible on site. 


Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges. 

Location & area


Minster Road
HG4 1QS Ripon

Travel information

By Car From the A1: - Take the B6265 (W) into the city. - Pass the racecourse on your left, continue over the first roundabout, then take a right at the second roundabout. - This will take you past the Cathedral on your right, and The Old Deanery is on the left. From Thirsk: - Continue along the A61. - As you enter Ripon, go over 2 roundabouts then take a right at the third onto the B6265. - Turn right at the next roundabout, past the cathedral on your right, and The Old Deanery is on your left. From Pateley Bridge: - Take the B6265 (E) into the city by turning right at the first roundabout and continuing straight on at the traffic lights. - At the next roundabout, turn left. - The Cathedral is on your right and The Old Deanery is on your left. From Harrogate: - Continue along the Harrogate Road (A61), towards the city centre. - Go over the bridge and turn right at the set of traffic lights, along Water Skellgate. - Take a left at the roundabout. The cathedral is on your right, and The Old Deanery is on the left.

Hotel policies

Cancellation Policy

If cancelled up to 2 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged.  If cancelled later or in case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged. 

Deposit Policy

No deposit will be charged. 

VAT and city/tourist taxes

VAT is included.  Service charge is included.  City/tourist tax is not applicable. 

Meal Plan

Full English breakfast is included in the room rate. 

Children and Extra Bed Policy

All children are welcome.  All children under 6 years stay free of charge when using existing bedding.  All children under 2 years stay free of charge for cots.  All older children or adults are charged GBP 25.00 per night and person for extra beds.  Maximum capacity of extra beds/babycots in a room is 2. 

Please note that in case specific policies apply to a particular room or rate, the specific room/rate policy prevails over the general hotel policy