The Unicorn Hotel Wetherspoon

in Ripon

Address: Market Place, Ripon, HG4 1BP, United Kingdom

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The Unicorn Hotel Wetherspoon a Hotel to stay in for a visit to Ripon and the surrounding region of Yorkshire.

Property Description

With parts of the building dating back 700 years, this former coaching inn stands on the market square in the ancient city of Ripon, at the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales.

In the heart of Ripon, the Unicorn is just a 5-minute walk from this historic city’s cathedral and close to all of the local shops and amenities. The stunning scenery and breathtaking natural beauty of the Yorkshire Dales are within easy reach.

Today, the Unicorn features rooms with attached bathroom, all with TVs and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a restaurant and 2 bars serving local real ales and bar meals.

Limited free on-site parking is available for guests in the private car park but there is also public paid parking available nearby. There is free WiFi available in the public areas.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

The Unicorn Hotel Wetherspoon has been welcoming guests since 3 Jun 2009

Property Highlights

  • Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)
  • Loyal Customers
  • There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.

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Owner’s Description

The Unicorn is one of Ripon’s 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 Unicorn retains much of its historic splendor, whilst providing guests and customers with modern surroundings. We have a total of 32 rooms: 16 double rooms, 13 twin rooms and 3 family rooms. All of our rooms are en-suite and include: Tea and coffee making facilities, Complimentary mineral water, Hair dryers and Freeview TV. We also provide a 24 hour reception, irons and ironing boards, fans and extra linen.


  • Wi-fi

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