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2097 1

Best Western Forest & Vale Hotel

AA rating

About this rating

Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

The merit score for this hotel is 86%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 9 / 10
Based on 99 reviews

Warm and genuine hospitality is the perfect recipe for a wonderful stay

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At a glance

Family rooms
Civil weddings

This lovely 18th-century manor house hotel makes an excellent base from which to explore the east coast resorts and the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, one of England's most beautiful areas. A dedicated approach to upgrading means that the hotel is particularly well maintained, inside and out. In addition to standard bedrooms there are more spacious deluxe, superior and executive rooms; they are more traditional in the main house while the ones in the wing are contemporary; one has a four-poster bed.


  • En-suite rooms: 22
  • Family rooms: 7
  • Ground-floor rooms: 5
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms

Room rates

  • Leisure breaks available

Opening times

  • Closed: 23–28 December


  • Outdoor parking spaces: 40


  • Steps for wheelchair: 3
  • Walk-in showers


  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu


  • Minimum 24hr delegate rate (£): 140
  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 100
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 40
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 30


  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 90

Getting here

On A169 towards York at roundabout on outskirts of Pickering.

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Room prices from£130/night**Minimum price of a standard double room *Minimum price of a standard double room
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